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Water bottles provided by the state of New Mexico during the July 4th weekend when the well went out and emergency was declared.

Recent COVID-19-panic shopping stripped store shelves of bottled water, leaving the 2,000 residents of To’Hajiilee without drinking water. Over the years, five of the six wells supplying the community 20 miles west of Albuquerque have run dry, with the last generating mineral and sediment-steeped water that looks like orange juice and smells like rotten eggs. Read more»

Despite notices that people should maintain safe distances to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, even in the outdoors, critics of the National Park Service decision to keep many parks open say that is not happening. This March 21 photo shows hikers clustered together on Angels Landing at Zion National Park in Utah.

Arizona lawmakers joined local and tribal officials Tuesday calling on the Interior Department to reverse its “reckless” decision to keep Grand Canyon National Park open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more»

Detained children are escorted to an area to make phone calls at the CBP Nogales Placement Center during a rare press tour of a temporary holding center in 2014.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild joined the leaders of L.A., Houston and Albuquerque on Thursday in calling on the Trump administration to halt separating children from parents who are illegal immigrants and migrants seeking asylum. The mayors called the policy "flawed ... cruel" and "morally reprehensible." Read more»

Miguel Aguirre was held by police after reportedly threatening Occupy Albuquerque protesters with a knife.

Albuquerque police reportedly tasered a man who lunged with a knife at Occupy Albuquerque protesters. Read more»

A group of academics have published a study calling Tucson “easily the most misspelled major city in America." Neurolinguists, working with Google engineers, are working on a solution. Read more»