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Arizona officially certifies election results

Nov 30, 2020 Certification came while Rudy Giuliani said Arizona's election was filled with fraud.

COVID-19 rules are difficult to enforce

Nov 24, 2020 Numbers are rising and officials need the community to buy in.

'No right way': Rapid migrant expulsions transform remote border crossing

Nov 24, 2020 Aid groups say Trump administration's pandemic-era expulsions trap migrants in a borderland ill-equipped to care for them.

Pima County top health official warns of 'sobering weeks ahead' with pandemic

Nov 23, 2020 County puts voluntary curfew in place for the rest of the year.

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.

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