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Southwest Airlines flight attendants demanding change during Tuesday picket

PHOENIX — Thousands of off-duty Southwest Airlines flight attendants across the country are planning to picket Tuesday, including at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The flight attendants are members of TWU Local 556, the union of 18,000-plus flight attendants of Southwest Airlines. The union said they need a new...
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UFO exhibit beaming down to Arizona Boardwalk in Scottsdale in the fall

PHOENIX – Space invaders have set their sights on Scottsdale this fall, but it’s all perfectly safe. A family-friendly exhibit that delves into the history and allure of UFOs and other unearthly life will touch down at the Arizona Boardwalk in the fall, organizers said Tuesday. The attraction,...
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Schnepf Farms busily prepares for Pumpkin Party

Hillbilly Bob’s Pig Races? Yes, Hillbilly Bob is a real guy, and they really do race pigs – which are said to enjoy the experience but like the Oreo cookies they get at the end even more. The pigs, Swingin’ Lady Bugz, hayrides, a petting zoo, the Stuntmasters...

More Funds Available for Urban Farmland Conservation

The City of Phoenix has set aside an additional $2 million to continue protecting urban farmland from development. Through a partnership with Central AZ Land Trust (CALT), Maya’s Farm has been permanently protected from development via a conservation easement, and additional funds are now available for more conservation easements.

Some Phoenix residents using community and personal gardens to save money—hot housing market, increased growth contribute to higher Valley food costs

The Valley’s hot housing market and intense population growth account for the majority of increase in the cost of living—a whopping 13% —which includes gas and food in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has factored in a blistering Phoenix housing boom...

How NAU played a role in NASA's historic DART launch

PHOENIX - An exciting NASA project unfolded in space on Sept. 26 as scientists slammed a spacecraft into an asteroid millions of miles away from Earth, and Northern Arizona University played a role in the historic project. The DART spacecraft has been traveling to reach its target since November. DART...

Mesa Airlines invests in planes for pilot development program

PHOENIX — Mesa Airlines announced Thursday an investment of 29 planes for its pilot development program aimed at alleviating the shortage in the industry. The program will provide qualified pilots up to 1,500 flight hours fully financed by Mesa with zero interest, with up to 40 hours of flight time each week, according to a press release.

Here are the benefits of farm-to-table dining

The growth of seasonal and weekly farmers markets across the valley is a great indicator of Arizona’s capabilities in producers and it is our duty as a local business to exercise farm-to-table dining. Despite many differing opinions on how this looks on your plate, it is difficult to make the wrong choice when supporting local. Merkin Vineyards is deeply rooted in your local soil and is on a mission to come as close as we can to delivering a 100% Arizona experience to their extended family and community. It is a mission few would choose to take on, but essential when regional, sustainable, and a sense of place are the main goals.

Why experts expect Phoenix hotels to surpass pre-pandemic levels

CBRE is raising its forecast for hotel performance both from Phoenix hotels and nationally on the heels of industry gains in Q2 2022 and the expectation of slightly positive GDP growth in 2023. : Here’s how Ron Price and Visit Phoenix are driving tourism. : Ranking Arizona: Top 10...