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Ak-Chin Tribe Finds Alternative Water Source

Treatment plant makes water from Colorado River via Central Arizona Project clean, drinkable.

Storm Closes Roads, Snarls Traffic, Damages School

Power poles down on South Side; up to one inch of raifall reported in some spots.

Proposed Barriers Along Border Could Harm Wildlife

The issue has raised flags among environmentalists, who argue it could be devastating to the area's natural surroundings.

AZ Nature Festivals Can Boost Local Economy

Birding events in Tucson, Sierra Vista attract visitors from around the state and country.

Tucson Buying More Solar Power from TEP

Corporation Commission vote allows city government to expand from 4% renewable energy to 10%.

Border National Monument is Center of Conflict

Organ Pipe Cactus Park has sparked issues among Border Patrol, ecologists, visitors.

Local Groups Bring Underprivileged Kids Outdoors

Organizations take them on trips they wouldn't be able to afford otherwise.

Yarnell Fire 100% Contained

U.S. Forest Service said the blaze that killed 19 Prescott firefighters ceased late Wednesday night.

Survey Finds Air Quality Important to Community

Pima County's campaign has received positive response from people, survey found.

New Insect-Based Protein Bar Promotes Water Sustainability

Crickets could be an uprising culinary delicacy.

AZ Sky Island Region: One of Most Diverse in US

Home to a variety of organisms, such as beetles, scorpions and crickets.

Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening

Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.

Mt. Lemmon Blaze Grows Slowly, to 280 Acres

50% contained, but flareups reported when high winds hit area near Molino Basin overnight Tuesday.

Mt. Lemmon Fees to Change Starting July 4

Recreation area will charge visitors in 11 individual sites instead of as a whole.

Deadly Wildfire Continues Out of Control

Blaze that killed 19 firefighters has 'high' potential for growing beyond its 8,400 acres, officials say.

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Burns 200 Acres

Blaze possibly caused by lightning Sunday evening continues to grow on site of Aspen Fire of decade ago.

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