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Next Step for Rosemont Mine Approval Could Come in June

Coronado National Forest supervisor expected to sign record of decision in June.

Avra Valley I-11 Proposals Draw Opposition at Tucson Meetings

Citizens disagree with notion of building highway through deserts west of Tucson.

Mulberry Fire Slows After Burning 1,755 acres

Fire started Saturday; authorities say it is human caused.

Sawmill Fire 94% Contained, Evacuation Notices Lifted

Human-caused fire burned nearly 47,000 acres southeast of Tucson.

Sawmill Fire Held to 47,000 Acres, 89% Contained

Fire managers focus on eastern side, hope to keep community of Mescal safe.

Tucson Seeks Upgrades for Iconic 'A' Mountain Park

City asks public opinion on better trails, picnic facilities, more.

Study: Extreme Weather Hits Tucson More than Other Western Cities

Researchers say people should stay informed, modify behavior and take out insurance.

40,000-Acre Wildfire Slows, But More Winds Expected to Drive It Anew

Wind gusts to 35 mph coming in Thursday could spread Sawmill Fire near Sonoita.

Winds Stoke Wildfire; Officials Estimate Up to 20K Acres

300 firefighters battle fire on state and national forest land south of Green Valley.

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

Record Numbers Visit Saguaro National Park, Mirroring National Trend

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

Above-Normal Flow to Be Released from Lake Powell

Water will go to Lake Mead for distribution to Arizona, California, Nevada.

The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".

Environmentalists, Rep. Grijalva Sue Over Border Wall

They want an environmental study before construction begins.

Search On For Suspect in Mount Lemmon Fire

Molino Fire burned 50 acres before being subdued.

Winter Rains Diminish Desert Drought

Summer monsoon will determine if dry conditions return.

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