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Fire in Dragoon Mountains Burns 3,000 Acres

Overnight evacuation ordered Saturday due to the Knob Hill fire.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

TEP Asks for Wind Power Proposals to Power 31K Homes

Utility aims to triple current wind-generated power in coming years.

Done With Your Christmas Tree? Treecycle Dropoffs Now Open

Program takes old Christmas trees and turns them into free mulch.

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

San Pedro House Re-Opens to Public

Falling tree branches prompted closure for repairs, safety concerns

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.

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.

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