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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.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

The Future of a Link to the Past

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local hip hop dance team scores at national contest; Pink Martini brings swanky sounds to Tucson; "Love Letters to the Library" returns; and a profile of an Arizonan who fought in the Vietnam War.

Exploring Ironwood Forest, Its Future Unclear

Visiting the national monument to understand the debate, and what's at stake.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Forest Service Seeks Input on Arizona Trail

The agency is creating a comprehensive plan for the future of the 800-mile trail.

Water Managers: 'Zero' Chance of Colorado River Water Shortage Next Year

Federal officials say water levels in Lake Mead are not as low as they worried.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

Carbon Capture from Trees? It's All Downhill From Here, Study Says

UA research shows tall valley trees absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than trees on peaks.

Two At A Time: Cleanup Of Navajo Uranium Mines Slow

Incidence of kidney failure and cancer, linked to uranium contamination, increased; tribe has banned any mining activity.

Learning to Program a Driverless Car at the UA

A 10-week summer course meant to encourage students to continue studies in research-based graduate programs.

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