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Jaguar Seen in Arizona Last Year has Been Killed in Mexico

Spots on a pelt match those of a jaguar photographed in the Huachuca Mountains.

Prescott Cancels July 4 Fireworks Show Amid Fire Danger

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

UA Forecasters Predict Fewer Hurricanes This Summer

Annual outlook cites ocean temperature changes for short-term dip in storm numbers.

Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

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"

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

A pending appeal of the new contract award could delay the start of operations by the new operator.

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

City Distributing Sandbags as Monsoon Approaches

Tucson is also prepping barricades for streets prone to flash flooding.

Got Bats? Check Your Hummingbird Feeder

Volunteers needed to track two nectar-feeding flyers.

Climate Change Means A Hotter, Drier Future In The Colorado River Headwaters, Study Says

Study examined impacts in Colorado's high country, where warmer temperatures are already reducing flow.

Navajo Nation Gets Federal Funds for River Recovery

The money will go toward efforts to aid recovery of the Colorado pikeminnow and the razorback sucker.

Ducey Warns of High Wildfire Danger in Arizona This Summer

The Arizona governor said the federal government needs to step up fire prevention to lessen need for firefighting.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

How Drought Impacts Wildlife in Southern Arizona

Arizona Game and Fish official discusses efforts to help wildlife access water during dry spells.

To the Last Drop: Planning for Water Shortage

The forecast for the Colorado River is grim, and pressure is rising for states to reduce water usage.

Old Electronics Piling Up? You Can Recycle Them at 'E-Waste' Event

Drive aims to keep unwanted computers and cell phones out of landfills.

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