Sustainability

15 Arizonans become U.S. citizens while overlooking Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK – Liliana Spurlock knew she wanted to be a U.S. citizen since the first moment she stepped on American soil 13 years ago.


Can birth control reduce Arizona’s wild burro population?

OATMAN, AZ – A wild burro approaches a saloon in the sleepy Arizona town of Oatman, and taps its hooves on the sun-weathered porch. Right on cue, the saloon owner comes out, pats its head and offers it a bite-sized hay cube.


Park Service push for centennial visitors worries environmental groups

WASHINGTON - The National Park Service hopes to boost visits in honor of its centennial later this month, but its "Find Your Park" program has some environmental groups asking: How much is too much?


Pii Paash concerned about reclaimed water on Gila River land

LAVEEN - A deal to trade Colorado River water for reclaimed water to irrigate fields on the Gila River Indian Community has been the source of a months-long battle between the Pii Paash people and the larger Gila River community.


Muslims in Arizona: One perception, many faces

PHOENIX – Muslims in America have been burdened with a label of terrorism that colors others’ perceptions of Islam, a religion of peace and diverse followers, Arizona Muslims say.


‘Latinx is me’: How one letter links controversy, community

PHOENIX — Just one letter – “x”– has spurred death threats, sparked arguments and reverberated throughout a community.

Kim Aguayo is an artist, a millenial, and Latinx. Aguayo enjoys exploring the intersectionality of identity. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)