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Arizona Week

When to Watch


PBS 6 - Fridays, 8:30 p.m.; Sundays, 11:00 a.m.


Eight World, Phoenix - Fridays, 7:30 p.m.

About the Host

Lorraine Rivera

Lorraine Rivera
Producer and Host, Arizona Week

Rivera is a veteran broadcaster having worked in the Yuma and Tucson television markets for the last decade. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona School of Journalism with minors in English and Mexican-American Studies, and enjoys cheering on her beloved Wildcats. Rivera is product of Cochise County, born and bred along the U.S./Mexico border in Douglas. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to continue serving as a journalist in her home state.

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Latest Episode

Episode 241: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona

More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County

Recent Stories

AZ WEEK: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona
Oct 2, 2015

More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County alone.

AZ WEEK: Arizona Leaders Debate Education Funding
Sep 18, 2015

Also on the program: update on proposal for Tucson-Phoenix passenger rail.

AZ Week: Rural Hospitals Disappear Nationwide
Sep 11, 2015

Arizona border community of Douglas lost its hospital in July; Bisbee, Sierra Vista pick up the slack.

AZ WEEK: Hispanic Economic Strength Grows
Sep 4, 2015

New report analyzes market power of group expected to be Arizona majority in 2035

AZ WEEK: Interstate Could Be International Trade Route
Aug 28, 2015

Planned I-11 would connect Spouthern Arizona to Las Vegas, eventually Canada, to bolster trade.

AZ WEEK: Change Comes to Arizona's Municipalities
Aug 21, 2015

Host Lorraine Rivera checks in on Benson, Douglas, Yuma and Page.

AZ WEEK: Is Mine Waste Spill Threatening Arizona's Water?
Aug 14, 2015

Million of gallons of waste, including arsenic and lead, surged into tributaries of Colorado River.