Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • Ernie Pyle
  • Rocco's Little Chicago
  • The Water Desk
  • Google News Initiative
  • Sharon Bronson
  • Mike Coxon
  • Andrew Quigley
  • patricia flores
  • Jane Zavisca
  • Jan Burch
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
The Ironwood Forest National Monument northwest of Tucson was created in 2000 in part to protect the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl. The birds were taken off the endangered species list in 2007.

President Trump has included two sites in Pima County in a potential roll-back of national monuments across the country. But our Southern Arizona monuments aren't just good for the environment. They're good for business and not just the soy-based, eco-tourism business. There's a damned fine reason for the blade-and-grade types to keep things just as they are. Read more» 1

Status quo talking points are coalescing around a report from a taxpayer group that gets a lot right but leaves plenty out. Arizona kids became 49ers long before charter schools were a major financial factor and well before Gov. Doug Ducey discovered the figure and decided its time to dig into the State Land Trust to do something about it. Read more»

Former Gov. Rose Mofford, left, spoke at a 2011 panel discussion featuring Arizona’s women governors, as current Gov. Jan Brewer listened. The state has had four women governors, most in the nation.

Arizona has the third-highest percentage of women in its legislature, at 34 percent, trailing Colorado and Vermont, according to data from Rutgers’ Center for American Women and Politics. Read more»