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TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

Official on Pinal Fire: 'What Nature's Intended to Do'

Fire managers have been waiting for this kind of burn to help restore the forest.

Grand Canyon Considers Thinning Bison Herd

Park officials worried about damage done by up to 600 bison in the park.

Next Step for Rosemont Mine Approval Could Come in June

Coronado National Forest supervisor expected to sign record of decision in June.

Avra Valley I-11 Proposals Draw Opposition at Tucson Meetings

Citizens disagree with notion of building highway through deserts west of Tucson.

Mulberry Fire Slows After Burning 1,755 acres

Fire started Saturday; authorities say it is human caused.

Sawmill Fire Held to 47,000 Acres, 89% Contained

Fire managers focus on eastern side, hope to keep community of Mescal safe.

40,000-Acre Wildfire Slows, But More Winds Expected to Drive It Anew

Wind gusts to 35 mph coming in Thursday could spread Sawmill Fire near Sonoita.

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

Above-Normal Flow to Be Released from Lake Powell

Water will go to Lake Mead for distribution to Arizona, California, Nevada.

Environmentalists, Rep. Grijalva Sue Over Border Wall

They want an environmental study before construction begins.

Winter Rains Diminish Desert Drought

Summer monsoon will determine if dry conditions return.

New Idea in 30-Year Effort to Save Mexican Wolf

State game official says captive-bred pups are the problem, so raise them with wild pups.

Remembrance for Those Who Died in the Desert

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The American Friends Service Committee marks 100 years working for justice; Celebrating growth at the Mission Garden Project; and the US Poet Laureate Herrera visits a Tucson elementary school.

Blocking Biodiversity: Why a 'Great Wall' Might Not Be Great for Wildlife

A border wall could impact numerous endangered species, including jaguars.

Spring Weather Draws Hikers, Then Rescue Teams

Many hit the trail unprepared for the reality of hours in the sun.

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