Nature and Environment

Renewable Energy Push in Sunny Arizona Draws Political Fight

Jul 5, 2018 Arizona's largest utility is fighting efforts to get the state to pull more energy from solar and wind.

Extreme Heat, Wind Warnings for Southern Arizona

Jul 5, 2018 Tucson may reach 111, Phoenix 114.

Fireworks for the 4th? A Few Tips Can Help Prevent Fires

Jul 3, 2018 Drought conditions continue as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day.

TEP Exploring Possibility of Biomass Electricity

Jul 3, 2018 The company issued a request for information from the biomass industry.

Arizona Honors 19 Firefighters Killed by Flames 5 Years Ago

Jul 2, 2018 The Granite Mountain Hotshots were remembered in a service in Prescott over the weekend.

Arizona Reps Want Assurances on Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

Jul 2, 2018 Members of Arizona's congressional delegation want assurances from the Trump administration.

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Jun 29, 2018 Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

Separated & Reunited on the Border

Jun 29, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on the poaching of a male jaguar sighted in the Huachuca Mountains; meet Ciara Peterson, a Tucson girl who is a national champion at using braille.

Jaguar Seen in Arizona Last Year has Been Killed in Mexico

Jun 28, 2018 Spots on a pelt match those of a jaguar photographed in the Huachuca Mountains.

Prescott Cancels July 4 Fireworks Show Amid Fire Danger

Jun 27, 2018 Dry conditions cause concern for public safety, according to city's fire chief

UA Forecasters Predict Fewer Hurricanes This Summer

Jun 26, 2018 Annual outlook cites ocean temperature changes for short-term dip in storm numbers.

Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

Jun 22, 2018 The elegant trogon, a prize for many birdwatchers, is breeding in various mountain ranges around the state.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Jun 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

Appeal of Sabino Canyon Tram Change Could Mean Lapse in Service

Jun 21, 2018 A pending appeal of the new contract award could delay the start of operations by the new operator.

Arizona Health Officials Warn About Rise in Rabies

Jun 20, 2018 Most animals were found in rural areas, principally skunks and foxes.

State Commission Wants to Change State Ban on Trail Cameras

Jun 15, 2018 The change aims to allow other cameras that capture images but don't transmit them live.

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