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Lila Downs At Centennial Hall

click to enlarge Xavier Omar Otero Lila Downs took to the stage like a chiltepin—a wild chili pepper known for producing intense heat despite its diminutive size—at Centennial Hall (Thursday, April 28) kicking off the annual Agave Heritage Festival..

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The Daily Agenda: A Ballot Measure for Abortion?

click to enlarge BigStock Will they be gathering signatures next? Don't wait on the Democrats to win the statehouse ... These people love sending each other letters ... And a mascot after our own hearts. Editor's note: The Arizona Agend..

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Shadow Wolves Enhancement Act signed into law, expanding program

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE A new federal law aims to improve recruitment and expand operations for the Shadow Wolves, the country’s only Native American tracking unit based on the Tohono O’odham Nation. The Shadow Wolves are an ..

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Border numbers hit highest level in 20 years, as end of Title 42 looms

click to enlarge CBP photo by Glenn Fawcett A young child clutching a stuffed animal is among a small group of asylum-seekers who have active applications under the Migrant Protection Protocols at the Paso del Norte Port of Entry in El Paso, Texas,..

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Alaska Republican Party endorses Pierce/Grunwald ticket

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor and Alaska gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Pierce and running mate Edie Grunwald on Thursday clinched an endorsement from the Alaska Republican Party at the group’s state convention in Fairbanks. This year’s sold-out conve..

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‘The giving of self’

A group of about 25 artists and activists gathered on Earth Day to listen to poetry and music against the backdrop of a new art show at Cook Inletkeeper’s Community Action Studio in Soldotna. While some sipped soup and picked at guitars, others studi..

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Assembly opposes making mayor’s assistant full time

Assembly members Tuesday voted down legislation that would have made the borough mayor’s special assistant a full-time, rather than part-time, position. The mayor’s current chief of staff said Tuesday that the borough is looking to bring on the mayor..

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J.D. Vance secures Trump endorsement in hotly contested Ohio Senate race

Author J.D. Vance’s bid for the hotly contested Republican US Senate seat in Ohio got a boost Friday when he was endorsed by his former adversary Donald Trump. The endorsement in the GOP primary race came after Vance, 37, walked back previous critic..

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Tornado watch issued for parts of Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri amid severe storms

In typical April fashion, severe storms returned to parts of the South late Friday, as a new weather system sweeps from the West into the central and southern U.S. This is not expected to be a repeat of any of the four severe weather outbreaks over ..

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Prince Harry’s stealth meeting with Charles lasted just 15 minutes: report

The stealthy meeting between Prince Harry and Prince Charles at Windsor Castle on Thursday morning lasted just 15 minutes and came at the insistence of the Queen, a report said. The brief get-together took place after Harry and Meghan Markle droppe..

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Saved by a Fiddle Max Walker, Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy, USS Randolph [CV-15], WW II

John Maxwell [Max] Walker was born December 21, 1913 in Goshen, Alabama, and was the seventh of ten children. His parents were William R. and Leona Carter Walker. The family moved to Andalusia, Alabama, around 1923 where he attended school for 10 yea..

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Search warrant leads to stolen property, arrest

According to Opp Police, the Criminal Investigation Division of the Opp Police Department received information regarding stolen property at a residence in the 300 Block of 16th Street on Thursday. Investigators obtained a search warrant for the resi..

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