Special thanks
to our supporters

  • Phil Lopes
  • Nick Arnold
  • Gary Jones
  • Roland Himmelhuber
  • Lucy Del Giorgio
  • Lara Rubio
  • Dylan Smith
  • Lester Bangs
  • Rocco's Little Chicago
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • NewsMatch
  • & 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
U.S. Rep. David Schweikert, R-Scottsdale, talks with entrepreneurs Wednesday at Seed Spot, a Phoenix business incubator.

U.S. Rep. David Schweikert, R-Scottsdale, warned a group of entrepreneurs that established companies and their lobbyists will fight to keep startups' innovations from disrupting their markets. He said an example is taxicab companies fighting ride-sharing. Read more»

Lindsey Graham, Sheldon Adelson and a colorful cast of characters jockey over regulation. Read more»

Dr. Bart Demaerschalk, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic Hospital, said he expects telemedicine to transition from expensive cameras onto smartphones and tablets.

Until now, telemedicine has largely involved capital-intensive studios and cameras isolated to one area of a hospital. But the Mayo Clinic and a University of Arizona center dedicated to telemedicine are pioneering work aimed at moving care to smartphones. Read more»

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, right, joins Hector Olavarria Tapia, Mexico's undersecretary of communications, signing an agreement Tuesday to fight the theft and cross-border trafficking of cellular devices.

U.S. and Mexican government officials signed an agreement Tuesday aimed at fighting theft and cross-border trafficking of cellular devices by making stolen cell phones and tablets unusable. Read more»

Fumbling for your wallet during a traffic stop could be a thing of the past if a state lawmaker has his way. He's proposed doing away with paper and plastic in favor of a tap on a smartphone. Read more»

Pima County Sheriff's Office dispatcher Gloria Wheeler uses the county's emergency communications system.

Misdialed or mistaken 911 hang-up calls from cell phones will no longer be followed up by Pinal County sheriff's deputies in a move to save on fuel costs Read more»