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

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

Oro Valley Residents Concerned About Possible Land Annexation

Mayor says that development is necessary for growth.

Tom Bailey's Return to Pop

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

Author writes 43 passages on more than 800 miles

Will Water Return to Tucson's Washes?

A group hopes to restore running water to the city's watershed.

Cochise County to Hold Town Hall on Sewage Concerns

Vaccination clinic also set to prevent infection

Coronado National Forest Finalizes New Management Plan

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

Interior Secretary to Lead Volunteer Project at Grand Canyon

Secretary Zinke's visit is intended to highlight maintenance projects at the park.

Cochise County Declares State of Emergency Over Sewage Spill

Supervisors want state, federal governments to find a solution to the "international border situation."

Report: Two Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Found Dead

The deaths of the wolves, one in Arizona and one in New Mexico, are under investigation.

Development and the San Pedro

The Arizona Supreme Court sided with a homebuilder in Sierra Vista despite concerns about the San Pedro River.

What a Colorado River in Decline Means for the Radical Idea of Resurrecting Glen Canyon

As levels on Lake Powell and the Colorado River drop, do proposals to reimagine Glen Canyon Dam stand a chance?

Commission Keeping Tabs on Heavy Metals in Santa Cruz River

Heavy metals from plants in Mexico are getting into the sewer system and, eventually, parts of the river in Arizona.

The Ronny Chieng Explosion

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why candidates may be changing messaging before the general election; kindness in action on the UA campus; and helping hands for nature.

A Helping Hand for Nature

Friends of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge volunteer time and effort.

Study Warns Against Taking Endangered Mexican Wolf North of Historical Range

Researchers warn that going beyond range could threaten decades of conservation and recovery efforts.

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