archiveFebruary 2015

Friday Fotos: Orange You Glad You’re in Arizona?

From sandstone to sunsets, Arizona certainly has its fair share of orange hues. Maybe that's why we got so many spectacular submissions for this week's Friday Fotos gallery. Visit our Facebook page to view just a small sample of them. Thank you, as alw...

Throwback Thursday: Arizona Highways, February 1983

From the issue: "The Jasper Forest area of fabulous Petrified Forest National Park, in northeastern Arizona. Once considered worthless, the park today is helping to add a new chapter to the story of the Earth's Dawn Ages." David Muench made the photo....

Of Gila Monsters and Men (and Women)

Our March issue, on newsstands now, features They Say I'm a Monster, Matt Jaffe's story on one of Arizona's most well-known and elusive lizards (and one of only two species of venomous lizards in the world). In response to Jaffe's story, we received th...

Images Chosen for Phoenix Kids in Focus Exhibit

Earlier this month, we told you about Kids in Focus, a nonprofit organization founded by Arizona Highways contributor Karen Shell. The group pairs at-risk youths from the Phoenix area with professional photographers who mentor them in the craft.

Friday Fotos: Down South

In Tomah, Wisconsin, where a certain Friday Fotos editor's mother lives, Sunday's forecast high is 3 degrees. Maybe this collection of gorgeous photos from Southern Arizona will help you warm up, Mom. There isn't much snow in them.

Throwback Thursday: Arizona Highways, February 1969

From the issue: "'Spring's Lavish Display in Yuccaland,' by Darwin Van Campen. Photo taken along the Swift Trail (State Route 366) near the point where the road begins its ascent of Mount Graham, the scenic route in Graham County." Van Campen, a frequ...

Photograph Lake Powell in a Houseboat With Gary Ladd

Nobody knows Lake Powell like Gary Ladd. The longtime Arizona Highways contributor has been making photographs of the lake and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for decades. In our January issue, Ladd's photos accompanied The Great Beyond, his essay...

U.S. Route 89 Rebuilding Project Nears Completion

The Arizona Department of Transportation has entered the final phase of rebuilding a section of U.S. Route 89 that was seriously damaged by a landslide two years ago. The highway, in the Echo Cliffs area south of Page and north of the route's junction ...
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