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7% Increase in Tucson Water Rates Proposed

Average residential bill would rise as much as $4.13 starting in July.

Improved Wildland Firefighter's Shelter to Be Tested

Pace of development picked up after 19 Prescott firefighters died in 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.

Abundant Honey Harvest Expected This Year

Southern Arizona beekeepers: Wet winter has led to widespread spring blooms, and that means honey.

Pima County Seeks New Operators for Colossal Cave

Officials say the historic park needs extensive renovations

METRO WEEK: Tucson's Water Supply Assured - For Now

Conservation, CAP supply storage, intergovernmental pacts help in short term, but crisis coming.

As California Sets New Water Restrictions, Arizona Resources Dwindle

State official says Arizona water shortage does not meet California's severity, yet.

Arizona Drought Conditions Decline, But Water Issues Remain

Most of state still in moderate to severe categories drought; small Rockies snow pack remains chief worry.

Rosemont Copper Mine Hits Roadblock, Air Pollution Permit Overturned

Maricopa County Superior Court says AzDEQ acted “contrary to law”

Arizona One of Top States for Green Energy Hiring

State No. 5 in report on announced jobs in sector, mostly in solar energy installations.

Tucson's Winter Second Warmest on Record

Last year was warmest on what has been 'pattern for many years now,' meteorologist says.

Snow Pack Not Likely Enough to Minimize Wildfire Season

Preparations for summer already under way; snow pack not what it should be, experts say.

Republicans: Grand Canyon Needs No New Protection

4 Arizona congressmen oppose designation as national monument, which would protect watershed.

Rockies Snow Pack Slightly Below Average

Measurements show pack at 90% of long-term average, rare decent news in drought-stricken region.

Gray Wolf Confirmed as Having Been Shot Near Canyon

Animal spotted on North Rim last fall was taken out by hunter mistaking it for coyote.

What Do February Record Temperatures Mean for Summer?

Highs in 80s this week are welcomed by tourists, businesses, but others wary of hot months ahead.

Bountiful Brilliant Blooms Expected This Spring

Scientists say good wildflower conditions may be manifest in certain Sonoran Desert sites.

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