Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

Jerome: From Mining Boom Town to Artist Haven

Aug 12, 2016 The town, which once housed 1000s of minors, now welcomes 1000s of tourists each day.

The Improbable Tale of Lake Havasu's London Bridge

Aug 12, 2016 "Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Sydney has the opera house, Pisa has the leaning tower and we have the London Bridge."

Native American Superheroes Get a Chance to Fly

Aug 4, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Education funding changed by Prop 123; meet library writer-in-residence Adrienne Celt, former UA student goes for gold at the Olympics.

A Greener and Cleaner Community

Jul 29, 2016 Tucson Clean and Beautiful gets new executive director after nearly 30 years.

Is Downtown Tucson a City Center for Everyone?

Jul 29, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of Tucson Clean & Beautiful; capturing monsoon lightning in images; "A Book I Love"; and a poem that recalls downtown Tucson's recent heritage.

Rebuilding On the Outside

Jul 22, 2016 A Tucsonan faces stigma, challenges after serving time in prison.

The Adventures of Chris Isaak

Jul 21, 2016 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.

Proposal Pitches A New National Park in Arizona

Jul 21, 2016 Residents hope to turn Chiricahua National Monument into national park.

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Jul 14, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

The Art of Paying Attention: Bats

Jul 14, 2016 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut peers into the twilight world of the most famous creature of the night - the bat!

Bring Out Your Low Lows

Jul 8, 2016 A car club turns 42 and a founder turns 80.

Sizzle & Sass with Jazz Singer Natalie Douglas

Jun 30, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Welcoming New Americans; Dímelo's StorySLAM gets Tusconans talking about "belonging".

Dímelo's "Belonging" Open-Mic StorySLAM

Jun 30, 2016 10 storytellers, 5 minutes each. Totally unscripted.

The Owl & Panther Project Supports Tucson Refugees of Torture

Jun 23, 2016 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona woman faces death on her own terms; Legal and emotional issues surrounding choosing to die.

Choosing Death Over Dying: One Arizona Family's Story

Jun 23, 2016 Family members call on state to legalize a patient's right to die on own terms.

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

Jun 17, 2016 Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.

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