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Concrete results from TO recycling program

A research project to make iron-based cement is ridding the desert of glass in the Tohono O’odham Nation.... Read more»

Effort to preserve Mount Graham red squirrel features annual census

Each fall, groups including the Arizona Game and Fish Department scan the slopes of a southeastern Arizona mountain for signs of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel.... Read more»

Solar Talk presentation Monday night

The Southern Arizona Regional Solar Partnership is holding two events in October to help you decide if solar is right for you. Monday night, you can learn about the basics of solar energy at a presentation that will include Mayor Jonathan Rothschild discussing the city’s solar plans.... Read more»

'Protocol breach' led to U.S. health care worker being first domestic Ebola case

The top federal public health official said Sunday that a “breach of protocol” led a Dallas hospital worker to become infected with the deadly Ebola virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Sunday afternoon that the worker tested positive for the virus, marking the first time that Ebola was transmitted from one person to another in the United States.... Read more»

Update: Storms affect Pima County roads

Monsoon storms have flooded some Pima County roads, closing 7 and leading authorities to advise caution when driving on others. Here’s the list from the county Department of Transportation:... Read more»

Boom in Pandora moths a bust for pines of far northern Arizona

Researchers at NAU are studying a population boom among Pandora moths, an insect that in its caterpillar stage dines on pine needles. It’s the most Pandora moths seen in 20 years.... Read more»

Storms affect Pima County roads

Monsoon storms have flooded some Pima County roads, closing 8 and leading authorities to advise caution when driving on others. Here’s the list from the county Department of Transportation:... Read more»

Weather Service issues flood advisory

The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for eastern Pima County on Wednesday afternoon. The advisory covers the Tucson metro area.... Read more»

Game and Fish: Fewer condors with lead poisoning

Fewer California condors were treated for lead poisoning over a one-year period ending in August. While the reason isn’t clear, a state wildlife official said may have to do with more hunters in Arizona and particularly Utah taking steps to keep lead out of the environment.... Read more»

Black-footed ferrets settling in at new Az site

The endangered black-footed ferret has been making a comeback in northern Arizona since a reintroduction program began in 1996. A release this week marks a new stage of that effort as state officials established a second population to complement one near Seligman.... Read more»

Game & Fish got $2.4M in surplus military gear

Arizona Game and Fish Department received more than $2.4 million worth of surplus military equipment from a Department of Defense program, exceeding the dollar value of gear that went to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department, Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Mesa Police Department.... Read more»

New state law allows transfer of big-game tags to disabled vets

Dale Lewis. a 69-year-old Vietnam veteran with heart problems, was able to experience the adrenaline of hunting once more with a big-game tag donated under a new state law created to help veterans disabled during their service.... Read more»

Tucson partners with Phoenix to ensure water supply

As Lake Mead hits its lowest point in almost 85 years, Arizona’s two largest cities are taking steps to bank water for a not-so-rainy day. Phoenix and Tucson have formed a partnership that will store excess water from Phoenix’s Central Arizona Project allotment in Tucson.... Read more»1

Texas solar manufacturer ramps up production

Texas’ biggest solar panel manufacturing plant is ramping up production. It’s part of San Antonio’s effort to become a solar energy hub – by building solar farms to help power the area and luring the companies that manufacture their parts.... Read more»

Judge upholds 20-year ban on new uranium mines near Grand Canyon

A federal judge Tuesday upheld the U.S. Department of the Interior’s 20-year ban on adding new uranium mines on 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon, rejecting a claim by a coalition of mining industry groups that the move is a violation of their rights.... Read more»

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