Arizona Spelling Bee won by Karen Opoku-Appoh

PHOENIX — For the winning 13-year-old boy from Marana, the word ‘passing’ was a triumphant journey. Arizona Spelling Bee Phoenix Saturday. Thirteen-year-old Karen Opoku-Appoh, who attends Marana Middle School in Pima County, won the event. The 8th graders won the competition by spelling the word “passage”. Credit: Arizona Education Foundation […]

Queen Creek may have won its water battle, but why is it so quiet?

strange. I didn’t feel the ground shaking last week. The U.S. Department of the Interior, which has final say in these matters, No significant impact was seen GSC Farms LLC in rural La Paz County diverts Colorado River water to Queen Creek to pump groundwater for development. So unless local communities decide to do more […]

Arizona court rejects Kari Lake’s claim she won governor’s race, citing no evidence

A state court has dismissed Kari Lake’s separate legal challenge in losing to Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs, a Democrat, in the midterm elections. Thursday’s dismissal is the second ruling in the former gubernatorial candidate’s efforts to prove her victory. “While Lake’s argument underscores the difficulty of Election Day, the evidence presented to the Superior Court […]

The Cochise County supervisors didn’t question election equipment when they won in 2020

Two Republican Cochise County superintendents who have previously refused to certify the November 8 election because of ostensible concerns about the reliability of the electronic ballot counting system said the same device could help them win the 2020 election. I wasn’t worried when I checked. Supervisors Tom Crosby and Peggy Judd were elected to the […]