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State officials discourage holiday gatherings for people in assisted living facilities

Nov 19, 2020 Officials continue to promote virtual visits and the role of designated essential visitors to keep morale up.

A conversation with Pima County Recorder-elect Gabriella Cázares-Kelly

Nov 17, 2020 Cázares-Kelly discusses her priorities and goals in her new role.

2020 delivers setbacks for some long-planned Western water projects

Nov 17, 2020 Long-planned projects have run into roadblocks.

Pima County, state preparing COVID-19 vaccine plans

Nov 13, 2020 The Pfizer announcement that a vaccine may soon be available has put public focus on distribution.

In Arizona, building a wall — and destroying a canyon

Oct 30, 2020 In a mountain range too steep to cross, the Department of Homeland Security is spending millions of dollars on five miles of border wall.

Moderate voters gave Democrats an Arizona Senate seat in 2018. Will they do it again?

Oct 30, 2020 To some voters, Joe Biden and Mark Kelly are more reminiscent of John McCain than their Republican opponents.

DHS marks milestone as wall construction severs wildlife corridors

Oct 29, 2020 New border wall construction is nearly done in some of the most environmentally sensitive areas in Arizona.

As Western fires burn, focus narrows on forest management. But it’s easier said than done

Oct 23, 2020 Correcting the mistakes of the past is tougher than it sounds, as managers work to get ahead of coming wildfires and learn from previous ones.

In grasslands plagued by invasives and drought, wildfires fuel calls for new solutions

Oct 22, 2020 Invasive plants and climate change are changing the relationship between vast rangelands, drought and wildfire.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

Oct 21, 2020 The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

For the West’s drinking water, wildfire concerns linger long after smoke clears

Oct 21, 2020 For municipal drinking water systems, fires are felt for years after they’re snuffed out.

Homeowners who avoid wildfire damage can find themselves in new flood zone

Oct 20, 2020 Even long after the flames of a wildfire are gone, those who live nearby face a serious increase in the threat of flooding.

In Yellowstone, America's 'first water park,' decades-old blaze marked start of megafire era

Oct 19, 2020 The wildfires ushered in a chapter of massive, frequent blazes as well as a new understanding of the ecological process.

'Falling on deaf ears': Tohono O'odham Nation reacts to use of force at Indigenous protest

Oct 15, 2020 Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. says tribal needs along the border are being ignored.

Homes complicate Arizona wildfire response

Oct 10, 2020 Development in Arizona's wildlands is making fires more expensive, and in some cases, more difficult to prevent.

With early voting underway, officials urge Arizonans to get their ballots cast

Oct 9, 2020 Election officials offer guidance on how to vote, and how it works, in the state.

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