More than 100 current and aspiring Young Reporters joined Bear Essential News at the KVOA News 4 Studios on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.  Read more

Atticus Klasek, Bear's international reporter, is getting set to move to Cuba after the summer. Here are some of the photos from his last trip to Havana.  Read more

This fall, Phoenix officials plan to start a project they hope will revive and improve the Grand Canal. Read more

Astro photographer Sean Parker is photographed at Horseshoe Bend near Page, Arizona

Despite Sean Parker's meteoric rise to international acclaim in astrophotography, the young photographer is relatively new to photography. Read more

Stephen Gin, editor

Bear Essential News teamed up with Saguaro National Park volunteers for Bear's signature event for the Arizona SciTech Festival. Enjoy the photos! Read more

Aerosmith headlined the Sunday Capital One Jamfest at the Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix, Arizona.
Tyler Whitehead

Tucson photographer Tyler Whitehead covers NCAA March Madness Music Festival 2017 in Phoenix, Ariz., for Bear Essential News. Read more

The NCAA March Madness Fanfest and Music Festival invade Phoenix this Friday and carry on through the weekend for free concerts featuring the likes of The Chainsmokers, Keith Urban, Macklemore and Aerosmith! 

Bear Essential News will be there to cover the music festival and fanfest! ... Read more