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Drought Remains, But Rains Put Dent in Southwest Fire Danger

While monsoon can act as a "shut-off valve" for wildfire, much of the West continues to experience drought conditions.

Drought Forces Emergency Measures for US West's Wild Horses

Parts of the region have witnessed some of the driest conditions on record, putting stress on wild horses experiencing overpopulation.

The Secret Life of Spiders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: a new dust detection system on I-10; cumbia rhythm energizes downtown Tucson; and a story about the perils of being a king.

Arizona Honors 19 Firefighters Killed by Flames 5 Years Ago

The Granite Mountain Hotshots were remembered in a service in Prescott over the weekend.

Separated & Reunited on the Border

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on the poaching of a male jaguar sighted in the Huachuca Mountains; meet Ciara Peterson, a Tucson girl who is a national champion at using braille.

Jaguar Seen in Arizona Last Year has Been Killed in Mexico

Spots on a pelt match those of a jaguar photographed in the Huachuca Mountains.

Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

The elegant trogon, a prize for many birdwatchers, is breeding in various mountain ranges around the state.

Arizona Health Officials Warn About Rise in Rabies

Most animals were found in rural areas, principally skunks and foxes.

State Commission Wants to Change State Ban on Trail Cameras

The change aims to allow other cameras that capture images but don't transmit them live.

Arizona Counties Want More Funds for Mexican Wolf Recovery

A counties organization official says federal funding covers a fraction of the actual costs of the program.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

How Drought Impacts Wildlife in Southern Arizona

Arizona Game and Fish official discusses efforts to help wildlife access water during dry spells.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

Pinery Fire Burns 12 Acres SE of Willcox

The Arizona Department of Forestry says the wildfire was human caused.

Group Seeks to Protect Roundtail Chub in Arizona, New Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity says the large minnow has been reduced to a fraction of its range.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

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