To commemorate Arizona’s birthday, we dispatched our reporters far and wide to bring you stories from the region you've probably never heard before.
Untold Arizona: Ghost stories
On this podcast, we tell unusual stories about the state. Now, we’ve turned the storytelling over to you. We asked listeners to send their Arizona ghost stories to The Show during the month of October — and listeners have certainly delivered.
Untold Arizona, Episode 13: Off The Grid
How can you live a frontier lifestyle long after the frontier has closed? Today, it involves solar panels, composting toilets and rainwater harvesting. Meet some off-gridders in Cochise County. Plus, travel to a spot U.S. bass anglers have been heading to for decades.
Untold Arizona, Episode 15: Good Sports
It’s a cross between shuffleboard and bowling — on ice! And, ever since the U.S. won Olympic gold in 2018, the sport of curling has been gaining in popularity. But long before that, curling has thrived from a devoted following right here in the desert. Plus, the story on the origins of the mascots of Arizona’s three public universities.
Untold Arizona, Episode 11: Far From Over
Arizona’s mountains, cinder cones and lava fields attest to the state’s wild geological youth. But those with an ear to the ground know the state’s seismic days are far from over. Plus, visit the town of Guadalupe.
Untold Arizona, Episode 12: Infamous Characters
Many people in the Southwest claim they have seen La Llorona or the weeping woman. People have spotted her along the Rio de Flag in Flagstaff all the way down to the San Pedro River near Tucson. Plus, hear the tale of the Baron of Arizona.
Untold Arizona, Episode 14: Cross-Border Connections
In 2017, Bisbee artist Gretchen Baer opened a small art center just steps from the border in Naco, Sonora. Now, every Tuesday the little studio bursts into life. Plus, learn the history of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Phoenix.