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Interior Recommendation: No Reductions to Arizona Monuments

Conservationists condemned Zinke's suggested reductions to other sites, saying it could set troubling precedent.

The Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

Ecologist: New Fish Swimming in Improving Water of Lower Santa Cruz

Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

Feds Waive Environmental Laws Again for Section of Border Wall

The agency lifted 28 laws for border-wall construction near Calexico, Calif.

Mexico, Facing Earthquake Aftermath, Cancels Help to Texas

The 8.2 earthquake that shook Central and South Mexico has left at least 95 people dead.

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Episode 154: Tucson Helps Harvey Victims

Plus, a visit to a research site on Tumamoc Hill, and a city decision about guns seized in investigations.

App Gives New Perspective to Walk Up Tumamoc Hill

Tumamoc Tour's stories are timed to an average walking pace of people trekking up the hill.

Houston Wildlife After the Flood

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DACA Phase Out Could Affect 28,000 Arizonans; "The Rainbow 17" Seek Asylum in the US; and Arizona veteran Keith Connolly shares his Vietnam experience...

Dry, Hot August Follows Record-Setting July Rain

Weather Service meteorologist says storms become less frequent in September, unless a large Pacific storm hits.

Looking Back on Fire Season in Arizona, and Places Touched by the Flames

Wildfire activity rose statewide, and Southern Arizona was home to some of the state's largest fires.

Algae Levels Down, Lakes Cleared for Fishing

Tournaments can resume at the Salt River reservoirs.

Love the Outdoors? There's a Way to Help Others Enjoy It

Pima County is looking for volunteer 'trail stewards' to assist with safety, accessibility.

UA Increasing Access to Tumamoc Hill

Change likely to bring more hikers, but also protect environment.

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