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Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Pima Supervisors Talk Road-Repairs Tax, Back National Carbon Fee

Supes ask that county staff study the feasibility of swapping a property tax to repair roads for a sales tax.

Coronado National Forest Offers Permits to Gather Dead Trees for Firewood

Households limited to a single permit, allowing up to two cords of wood to be harvested.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

No Rain Fell in Tucson in October, Officially

It was the 12th time the Weather Service recorded no rainfall for the month.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Hearings Begin to Determine Rooftop Solar Buyback Rate

Arizona Corporation CCommission staff will spend as much as two weeks in Tucson gathering evidence for the rate case.

Southern Arizona Can Expect a Mild Winter Despite Recent Heat Records

Warm and dry, for the southern half of the country, but not enough to break the top 10, meteorologists predict.

Jobs, Environment and Crime are Key for Ward 6 Candidates

Central Tucson Council race features incumbent Democrat, Republican and Green Party challengers.

TEP to Buy Electricity Generated by Natural Gas from Gila Bend Plant

New deal includes option to buy the unit outright within the next three years.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

UA Researcher Develops Snake Bite Treatment

Novel combination of carbon monoxide and iron delays venom's damaging effects.

Park Service Seeking Tips in Saguaro Shooting

Vandals broke multiple laws by shooting a protected plant in a national park.

River Managers Want to Know What Santa Cruz Means to Community

They'll hold public workshops to gain feedback and help river managers improve the waterway's management.

National Public Lands Day Brings Chance to Enjoy the Outdoors, Give Back

Federal land managers are looking for volunteers to help with restoration and improvement projects near Tucson.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

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