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No cold elders: Volunteers provide firewood for Navajo families ahead of winter

As winter approaches, volunteers with Chizh for Cheii are preparing to deliver firewood to elders on the Navajo Nation reservation, where nearly 90% of homes rely on wood for heat.... Read more»

Cold temperatures bring haze to desert

Early risers may have wondered why the sky appears hazy in the mornings now that temperatures are dropping. The effect is called temperature inversion.... Read more»

As the weather gets cooler, burn fireplaces safely

Although colder weather is tempting many Tucsonans to get toasty around their fireplace, Pima County warns the comforting source of warmth can hurt your health.... Read more»

Afghanistan fighting ends as winter begins

While battle rages on in warmer climes around the world, the fighting season in Afghanistan is drawing to a close as bitter cold descends upon its mountains and deserts.... Read more»