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Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer has appointed members to the State Energy Advisory Board. Established as part of the governor’s 2014 Executive Order adopting the state’s Master Energy Plan, emPOWER Arizona, the new permanent Board is comprised of public and private sector energy experts charged with carrying out the governor’s policy energy goals and helping to ensure the long-term affordability, reliability and security of Arizona’s energy industry.
Washington, DC - Two weeks ago the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the numbers of unaccompanied children and adults with children apprehended at the Southwest border had declined significantly in the month of July. At the current rate, the numbers in the month of August will be even lower. However, Secretary Johnson stated then that we must guard against a reversal of this trend, and DHS’s efforts to prevent and deter illegal migration across the Southwest Border continue.
Washington, DC - NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.
San Luis, Arizona - Budding artists are invited to the San Luis Library on Wednesday, September 3rd and 10th at 4:00 p.m. for “Let’s Paint!” Children ages 7-11 can express themselves through art with materials provided by the library.
Yuma, Arizona - “Inglés Básico” (Basic English) for adults is offered four days a week at the Main Library. These sessions are an opportunity for English learners to work together and practice basic vocabulary. Classes are free and open to the public.
Yuma, Arizona - “Tubing” on the river (or taking advantage of other recreation activities on natural waterways) can be a lot of fun, with the right equipment and taking the proper precautions!
Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - Reality TV shows, online webcasts and YouTube videos have encouraged many people to try the do-it-yourself (DIY) route when it comes to tackling less-complicated home renovations or fixes.