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Feds extend Rosemont Mine comment period

The Forest Service said it will continue to accept comments about the proposed Rosemont copper mine until the end of January, after the agency's online systems briefly failed to accept public input. The comment period had been set to expire Wednesday, ... Read more»

Apache County: We’ll thin nat'l forest land, send bill to feds

Citing wildfires and floods that have devastated portions of Apache County, leaders there say they plan to thin national forests themselves and bill the federal government.... Read more»

Wallow Fire tops 400K acres

The Wallow Fire burning in the White Mountains topped 400,000 acres overnight, authorities said. (with photo gallery)... Read more»

Guest opinion

Grijalva: Forest plan should focus on more than trees

In the Southwest, we are keenly aware that our livelihoods depend on how we take care of the fragile environment around us. That's why I'm concerned with recently proposed federal regulations that guide how the U.S. Forest Service will manage some 11 million acres of national forest lands in Arizona.... Read more»