Nature and Environment

Cool, Wet October Follows Hottest September Recorded

Oct 15, 2018 This October is on track to be one of the rainiest.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Oct 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Oct 10, 2018 Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

Dozens Remain Displaced as Tohono O'odham Nation Continues Flood Recovery

Oct 9, 2018 Damage assessments continue days after a tropical storm came close to breaching an earthen dam.

Flood Management Plan Could Bring Lower Insurance Rates

Oct 4, 2018 Pima County supervisors start process to draft a new plan that could save homeowners on flood insurance.

Officials Warn Dam Could Fail and Flood Tohono O'odham Village

Oct 3, 2018 An earthen dam stands between a lake swollen with runoff and the community of Ali Chuk.

Rosa Brings Rain, But It Doesn't Break Records

Oct 2, 2018 Most of the precipitation from the storm fell on the west side of Tucson.

Tucson Water Disputes 'Contaminated' Water Report

Oct 2, 2018 The director says the cancer-linked compounds present in the water are well below federal levels.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Bid to Overturn Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban

Oct 2, 2018 The court refuses to hear a challenge to a the 2012 prohibition of new mines in the area.

Tom Bailey's Return to Pop

Sep 26, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Origins of Tucson street names; walking The Arizona Trail inspires poetry; and "The Great American Read" in Saddlebrooke.

Hiking and Poetry on the Arizona National Scenic Trail

Sep 26, 2018 Author writes 43 passages on more than 800 miles

Oro Valley Residents Concerned About Possible Land Annexation

Sep 26, 2018 Mayor says that development is necessary for growth.

Will Water Return to Tucson's Washes?

Sep 25, 2018 A group hopes to restore running water to the city's watershed.

Prospective Owner, Operator of Navajo Coal Plant End Pursuit

Sep 21, 2018 The companies said they could not get anyone to commit to buying power from the plant.

Cochise County to Hold Town Hall on Sewage Concerns

Sep 20, 2018 Vaccination clinic also set to prevent infection

Coronado National Forest Finalizes New Management Plan

Sep 19, 2018 The plan covers activities including mining, ranching and recreation in the roughly 2-million-acre forest.

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