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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jun 2012


Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

Jun 28, 2012

Pima County Library’s Bookbike

Custom bike delivers free books, promotes literacy and touts bicycling.

Jun 7, 2012

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

May 31, 2012

Electric Cars

A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

May 10, 2012
A nuclear bomb being tested in Nevada in 1957.

National Downwinders Day

Friday, January 27th, 2012 is the first National Downwinders Day to recognize people in western states exposed to radiation from nuclear test sites in Nevada.

Jan 27, 2012
Cars - Houses

Housing Bubble Aftermath: Rethinking Sprawl

City planners examine lessons of growth, seek ways to shape Tucson's future

Dec 22, 2011

Author Says Global Appetites Fueling New West Boom

The "old west" economy roars back as the "new west" economy of tourism suffers from recession.

Nov 23, 2011

After The Flames, A Slow Healing

As Arizona forests rebound from recent wildfires, restoration experts plan for future flames.

Oct 20, 2011

To Build a Village

Hear the story of Kate Tirion, a Patagonia woman who is hoping to help rebuild Haiti using the environmentally sustainable principles of permaculture.

Sep 8, 2011

The Dirt on Dust Devils

Researchers find complicated science behind the common whirlwinds

Aug 4, 2011

Flandrau Monsoon Exhibit Explains Summer Weather

A trip to the science center reaveals Monsoon secrets

Jul 14, 2011

Monsoon Driving

When do you turn around and go another way?

Jul 7, 2011

A Tour of Kartchner Caverns with Gary Tenen

The cave's co-discoverer revisits Kartchner often, and finds it still amazes him 40 years later. A tireless evangelist for the cave he still refers to as "Xanadu", Gary Tenen invited Mark Duggan to accompany him on a recent trip underground.

Jun 3, 2011
J.J. Brost.

New Weather Service Science Officer Settles In, Talks Upcoming Weather

An early fascination with the monsoon, and an early prediction of this year's rain

Apr 8, 2011

The Archeological Treasures of Homolovi State Park

Discover a place in Northern Arizona that is sacred land to the Hopi, a budget-troubled state park, and a storehouse of ancient relics.

Mar 24, 2011

The Tucson Wildlife Center

Learn how the dedicated staff of the TWC stands ready to help injured wildlife, whether they are feathered, furred, or scaled.

Jan 20, 2011

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