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Record Numbers Visit Saguaro National Park, Mirroring National Trend

Report cites significant economic impact that parks have on gateway communities.

Forest Service Gets OK to Seek Seasonal Firefighters, Despite Federal Hiring Freeze

The Forest Service has cut back on non-fire-related personnel.

Reward Offered in Deer Poaching Case Near San Manuel

'Poachers aren't hunters,' state Game and Fish says after deer shot outside of hunting season.

Arizona Scientists On Edge Over Trump Environment Promises

President promised to relax or eliminate many environmental protections.

Monsanto Seeks Tax Break Amid Vocal Opposition in Pima County

Plus, how the governor's priorities align with technical education needs; checking in with Oro Valley.

Pima County Meetings Air Objections to Monsanto Site

The first of five took place in Oro Valley earlier this week, mostly serving as venue for opposition.

2015 Spill Dumped 540 Tons of Metals into River, EPA Says

Wastewater from the Colorado mine turned rivers yellow.

Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

Water May Flow Regularly in Santa Cruz River Within 2 Years

Tucson Water project will use reclaimed water to restore a portion of the river's flow.

Tribes Receive EPA Funds For Environmental Projects

Largest project in grants will be water connection between remote communities.

Sensors, Signs: System to Warn I-10 Drivers of Dust Storms

Electronic monitoring will take place along a 10-mile stretch between Eloy and Casa Grande.

San Carlos Apaches, Others Sue Over Copper Mine Waste Site

Lawsuits claim US Forest Service violated several environmental laws.

Environmental Impact of Border Barriers in the Past Decade

Sierra Club publishes "11 Years of Lawlessness"

Residents of South Tucson Without Recycling Pickup

Officials say service will be included in contract with next waste collection vendor.

Southern Arizona Gets First Hotshot Wildfire Crew

Fort Huachuca-based crew will be the only one in the state south of Phoenix

Opposition Mounts to Proposed Resolution Copper Mine

Critics of the mine arrive in Washington DC after cross-country trek

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