Snowplow operators are getting ready for the winter
Go behind the scenes of ADOT's snowplow simulator training that's used to prepare all 400 of the state's snowplow operators for whatever comes their way.
‘Cloud seeding’ offers water generation opportunity, with some caveats
A scientific process of triggering rain or snow known as “cloud seeding” offers tantalizing possibilities for water creation, especially in areas like drought-stricken Arizona.
A look into Glendale's homelessness response with program leaders
City and non-profit leaders involved in the “Glendale Homeless Solutions Alliance” say they may have an effective solution to address valley homelessness. It’s all about teamwork: the city asked local non-profit “CASS” to come up with a plan, which Glendale is then following through on. Listen in …
A Maricopa County court program helps youth sex trafficking victims by using empathy not judgment
A victim-centered court programs helps children who have survived sex trafficking get the help they need while making the courtroom a less scary place.
KTAR Water Watch Minute: Hydraloop, a system that allows for in-home water recycling
Water re-use is one way to stretch water resources in drought-stricken states like Arizona. Typically, it involves treated water being utilized for applications like non-human consumptive agriculture or parks. However, there are also systems that allow for water to be re-used within the home. One e…
Phoenix city leader talks Section 8 ahead of wait list opening
It's the first time Valley residents can join the Housing Choice Voucher waitlist in seven years. Phoenix Vice Mayor Yassamin Ansari says the Housing Department wanted it to be accessible: With multiple language support, no cost barriers, and no requirement on reporting immigration status.
Google is setting up shop in the East Valley with a new $600 million data center
It's the tech giant's first physical location in Arizona. The facility will play a critical role in supporting the company's AI innovations and powering services like Gmail and Google Search engine.
KTAR Water Watch Minute: Colorado River water cuts reduced for 2024, but issues remain
Next year’s expected cuts to Colorado River water for Arizona and other western states will actually be less severe than expected, thanks to a better outlook at reservoirs in recent months. However, that doesn’t mean the Colorado River isn’t still facing serious challenges.
You can give police a live look at an emergency before officers arrive
You can text, send photos and live-stream video to Chandler Police Department without having to say a word.
A new Zillow Home Loans program only requires a 1% downpayment. Is that a good thing?
One Valley economist weighs in on the positives on the program along with some potential drawbacks.