December has arrived but in much of the West, snowfall has not

In most of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico, snowpack is only around a quarter or a third of normal.

Arizona reports big two-day COVID case surge, 174 deaths

Arizona has reported 6,043 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday.

Biden canceled the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, but an Indigenous protester is still on trial

A trial continues for one Indigenous protester facing federal charges for blocking construction machinery at a wall site in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Tribal leaders raise concerns about redistricting

Legislative Democrats say proposed maps would leave Latinos underrepresented.

Protesters urge Sen. Kelly to support bill to protect sacred Oak Flat

The land holds religious and cultural significance to Indigenous communities.
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The rising cost and need for housing in Arizona

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Nonprofit helps homeowners find good price for solar panels

The organization is launching its second co-op in Tucson.

Drought monitors paint a bleak picture for the Colorado River

Four metrics are used to track drought, and they paint a bleak picture
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