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Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season
Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.
Feud Erupts Between Central Arizona Project, US States Over Colorado River
The states are accusing CAP of manipulating supply and demand of the water.
Bat Key to Tequila Trade Gets Off US Endangered Species List
The announcement was good news to both wildlife conservationists and drinkers of tequila, as the bats are important pollinators of agave.
Saguaro National Park To Raise Entrance Fees
All rates go up $5 on January 1st.
Tohono O'odham, Pascua Yaqui, Hopi Sue to Stop Rosemont Mine
The tribes say the area for the proposed mine is sacred.
Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?
Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".
Farmers in Central Arizona Prepare for a Future with Less Water
The declaration of a shortage in Lake Mead would impact farmers first.
Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road
Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.
Students Celebrate Santa Cruz River with Poems and Art
Pima County's Living River of Words contest inspired by visits to flowing river.
Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River
The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.
Health Officials Ready for Earlier Ozone Season
High levels of ground-level ozone, a summertime pollutant, are detected earlier.
Climate Change Driving Longer Wildfire Season, UA Researcher Says
Data suggest Arizonans can expect a year-round wildfire season.
Battle Over F-35s Returns to Tucson
Opposition group gears up to resume fight against stealth jet.
Feral Cats Make List of Invasive Species in the West
Salt Cedars, mussels and crayfish among the less cuddly pests listed.
'Where the Water Goes': David Owen Looks at the Past, Present & Future of the Colorado River
Also on Arizona Spotlight: members of Tucson's black community share and contrast their experiences; author Victor Shamas explores 'Deep Creativity'.
George Brookbank, Gardening Author and Advocate, Dies at 93
Brookbank inspired thousands of people with his knowledge and enthusiasm.
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