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Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season

Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.

Feud Erupts Between Central Arizona Project, US States Over Colorado River

The states are accusing CAP of manipulating supply and demand of the water.

Bat Key to Tequila Trade Gets Off US Endangered Species List

The announcement was good news to both wildlife conservationists and drinkers of tequila, as the bats are important pollinators of agave.

Saguaro National Park To Raise Entrance Fees

All rates go up $5 on January 1st.

Tohono O'odham, Pascua Yaqui, Hopi Sue to Stop Rosemont Mine

The tribes say the area for the proposed mine is sacred.

Farmers in Central Arizona Prepare for a Future with Less Water

The declaration of a shortage in Lake Mead would impact farmers first.

Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road

Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.

Students Celebrate Santa Cruz River with Poems and Art

Pima County's Living River of Words contest inspired by visits to flowing river.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

Health Officials Ready for Earlier Ozone Season

High levels of ground-level ozone, a summertime pollutant, are detected earlier.

Climate Change Driving Longer Wildfire Season, UA Researcher Says

Data suggest Arizonans can expect a year-round wildfire season.

Battle Over F-35s Returns to Tucson

Opposition group gears up to resume fight against stealth jet.

Feral Cats Make List of Invasive Species in the West

Salt Cedars, mussels and crayfish among the less cuddly pests listed.

George Brookbank, Gardening Author and Advocate, Dies at 93

Brookbank inspired thousands of people with his knowledge and enthusiasm.

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

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