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A Visit With Byrd Baylor

At age 87, the celebrated children’s book author and former Tucson newspaper writer is living a simple life in a solar-powered house in the desert.

Super Rec-area Planned

Pima County Supervisors Chairman Ramon Valadez says the board has given the green light to move forward with plans for a massive recreation complex on Tucson's northwest side.

Ray Carroll: Rosemont Ads Targeting County Supervisors “Misguided”

A recent radio ad campaign urges listeners to call supes in support of the proposed mine.

Tucson Environmental Group Files Endangered Species Act Petition For Rosemont Orchid

Center for Biological Diversity wants federal protection for the rare Coleman’s Coralroot.

Teachers Voices with Mike Mayer and Colin Waite

Learn about the Cooper Center for Environmental Learning which turns the Tucson Mountains into an environmental science classroom.

The Battle to Conserve Mission San Xavier del Bac

Restoration of Mission San Xavier del Bac's deteriorated east bell tower is on hold because funding has dried up.

Property Taxes Going Up?

Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll talks about what Pima County homeowners can expect on upcoming property tax bills.

Electric Cars Rolling Out

Supporters of electric vehicles are excited about the short-term and long-term future

The Battle Against Buffelgrass

Find out about the mission of the Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center, raising awareness about a threat to the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Examining the Gulf Oil Spill

Kierán Suckling, Executive Director of the Center for Biological Diversity just completed a fact-finding mission to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill region. While he was in New Orleans, he spoke with Robert Rappaport.

The Grand Canyon and the Colorado River

Big changes in the river corridor over the last 150 years

CD-7 GOP Showdown

The four Republican candidates running for United States Representative in Congressional District 7 in Arizona face-off in special one-hour program.

Arizona Fireworks Laws Among Strictest in Nation

Most fireworks are off limits, and a new law allowing sparklers isn’t in effect yet.

High Levels of Ground-Level Ozone Return to Pima County

Now that summertime temperatures have ramped up and the sun is shining bright, ground-level ozone is again forming, sometimes in levels high enough for a pollution advisory for sensitive people.

Prescribed burn in Rincon Mountains

Tucson residents may see smoke rising from the mountain range east of town.

RTA puts plans on hold to assume Sun Tran.

Agreement with the City of Tucson hits a roadblock.

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