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Endangered Gila Topminnow Returns to Santa Cruz

Tiny native fish may have been brought downstream by monsoon floods.

Decades-Long Dispute Over Arizona Tribe's Water Rights May Soon Be Resolved

Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced a bill to allocate Colorado River water to the tribe and pay for construction of delivery infrastructure.

ADOT Begins Work on System to Detect Dust Storms on I-10

System would warn travelers about low visibility conditions along 10-mile stretch of interstate.

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.

Forest Fees May Go Up For Some Camping, Day-Use Sites

Proposed increase in fees would help maintain recreational sites

Flagstaff Passes Resolution Against Uranium Hauling

But federal government has control over travel routes for the material.

San Pedro House Re-Opens to Public

Falling tree branches prompted closure for repairs, safety concerns

Mandatory or Voluntary, Bisbee Community to Keep Bag Ban Alive

Shop owners and residents would prefer not to fight the state in court over mandatory ban.

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.

Attorney General: Bisbee Plastic-Bag Ban Violates State Law

Bisbee City Council will decide whether or not to fight the law Monday.

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.

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