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The Adventures of Chris Isaak

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An effort to change the landscape of Arizona's national parks; and Dímelo tells the story of a young man rebuilding his life after three years in prison.

National Parks at 100: Will Next Century Diversify Visitors?

Programs in the works to get more people of color, younger Americans to visit parks.

Pima County's Agua Caliente Park: Restoring a Desert Oasis

Geological change shuts down springs, depleting two desert ponds.

Proposal Pitches A New National Park in Arizona

Residents hope to turn Chiricahua National Monument into national park.

Fire Season Off To Slow Start, But Heat Could Cause Pickup

Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.

Forest Officials: Too Many Unattended Campfires

Crews in Coronado Forest's Catalina District say this is peak fire season.

Tucson Sells $8M Property to National Housing Developer

Mattamy Homes purchases 173 acres, plans to incorporate area mountain bike park.

Prescribed Burns Under Way to Prepare for Active Fire Season

Two controlled fires on 30,000 acres will clear dry vegetation in Galiuro Mountains.

Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

'Nam Jam 2015

Vietnam veterans gather at Rillito Park for music, brotherhood, and support.

Colossal Cave Mountain Park Gets Makeover, Reopens

New management takes over after 90 day closure to upgrade, clean.

Southwest Ranchers Find Benefits in Wildfire

Burnings helps groups fight back shrubs and bushes on grasslands where livestock feed

West Side Baseball Family Fights to Improve Park

Joaquin Murrieta Park was born from community activists, now a new generation is standing up for their fields

Arizona Wildfire Season is Late; Still Coming and May Be Bad

Desert regions could face worst fires because of growing vegetation, followed by dryness.

Free Compost Available for Tucson Gardeners

The city will offer the soil booster at Randolph and Udall Parks this week

National Parks Add Millions to Arizona Economy

Annual report shows $837 million spent at area National Parks in 2014

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