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Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

CAP Walks Away From Mohave County Land Deal

Communities along the Colorado River had protested the deal over many months.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

Climate Change Means A Hotter, Drier Future In The Colorado River Headwaters, Study Says

Study examined impacts in Colorado's high country, where warmer temperatures are already reducing flow.

Navajo Nation Gets Federal Funds for River Recovery

The money will go toward efforts to aid recovery of the Colorado pikeminnow and the razorback sucker.

Ex-Arizona Regulator Charged With Bribery Heads to Trial

Gary Pierce and three others dispute the allegations in the influence-peddling case.

To the Last Drop: Planning for Water Shortage

The forecast for the Colorado River is grim, and pressure is rising for states to reduce water usage.

Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Conserving water today to prevent a crisis in two years; Tucson readers share their best-loved novels for "The Great American Read"; the harmonious sounds created by Tibetan singing bowls.

Drought Drives Critical Summer Wildfire Forecast

Forestry officials are trying to get out in front of dry conditions brought on by dry conditions and other factors.

Climate Change is Making Droughts Worse In the Western US, Study Says

NASA scientist cites evidence of climate change's impact on drought likelihood, severity.

New Bill Would Keep Navajo Coal Plant Open

A U.S. Congressman from Arizona plans to introduce legislation to keep the Navajo Generating Station open.

Colorado River Forecast Worsens as Mountain Snow Starts to Melt

Tributaries in surrounding states are all projected to flow at below-average levels.

Outlook for Colorado River This Year Remains Grim

April storms did not produce much snow to feed the Southwest's most vital river, agency says.

Western Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension

Issue not resolved, but officials expressed regret over how the conversation about water release practices has played out.

Rethinking Groundwater Use in Willcox

Some farmers respond as water levels drop in an area sustained economically by agriculture.

Walkout Vote; Paying for Raises; Willcox Water Concerns

Also, former UA Football Coach Dick Tomey reflects on the program's future.

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