Arizona Department of Transportation

The Arizona Department of Transportation says sensors installed at three Interstate 40 locations near Flagstaff are helping forecast the likelihood of ice forming on the busy highway.

High Country News

Owners of a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona have decided to close the plant when their lease expires in December 2019.


Michael Friberg, special to ProPublica

Owners of a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona are expected to vote on its future, considering options that include a possible closure within a few years.

  An Arizona lawmaker wants the state to cut its vehicle fleet by 20 percent and explore using ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft or contract with companies to manage the services.

Rep. Jeff Weninger says the state government owns too many vehicles and must use taxpayer dollars more efficiently for state employee travel.

The Chandler Republican has introduced House Bill 2440 to force the 20 percent cut in state-owned cars and light trucks.

Arizona Department of Public Safety

A carjacking suspect is seriously injured after firing at Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers on Interstate 17 in Camp Verde before being involved in a head-on crash.