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Colorado River tribe aims to establish ‘one unified voice’ in policy talks

The Fort Yuma-Quechan Indian Tribe is situated at a nexus in the Colorado River Basin. The tribe is also at a policy nexus on the river. With irrigated agriculture part of the tribe’s past and present connection to the river, the Quechan tribe is intimately tied to future policies on the Colorado River. KUNC’s Luke Runyon interviewed the Fort Yuma-Quechan Tribe’s president Jordan Joaquin to hear his perspective on future policy talks that will be with President Joe Biden's administration.


The Dvorak notebook: Bergeron film, the Vrbackhander, hidden quick wit

PHOENIX – Arizona Coyotes forward Christian Dvorak has evolved into the team’s top center in his fifth season. His successful campaign employs unique tools of the trade.


After season of unique challenges, Valley high school basketball teams start playoffs

PHOENIX – Despite several challenges, Valley basketball teams made it through the regular season and are set to start the state playoffs. Traditions like senior night took on a new meaning in a season unlike any that players and coaches have experienced.


Historic drought brings lean times for Sonora ranchers, farmers

Recent data shows most of Sonora’s 72 municipalities have some level of drought, which means there’s really nowhere for ranchers to take their animals to graze. Feeding them is “impossible, economically speaking,” one ranching representative said.


From food robots to an app for loneliness, COVID drives technological research

PHOENIX – From robots to deliver food to kiosks that measure vital signs, COVID-19 has driven numerous technological advances – and some Arizonans are playing a role.


Knack for the comeback: Resilient Coyotes start slow, finish strong

GLENDALE – The Arizona Coyotes have a knack for coming from behind. Despite a habit of slow starts, the team has played well under late-game pressure this season.


Despite Coyotes’ offensively challenged defensemen, Jakob Chychrun remains offensive force

GLENDALE – The Coyotes have had trouble finding offense from their blue line, with the exception of Chychrun


Suns’ woes with closing games reappear in ‘disgusting’ loss to Brooklyn Nets

PHOENIX - After a six-game winning streak in which they appeared to solve late-game mishaps, the Phoenix Suns encountered some familiar struggles in their 128-124 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.


Mural featuring Phoenix Suns, Mercury highlight teams’ commitment to social justice

PHOENIX - Five Phoenix Suns and Mercury figures are featured in one of the Black History Matters murals. Twenty-eight can be found around the city.


Anatomy of a postponement: How a COVID-19 test halted Desert Vista, Mountain Pointe game

PHOENIX – After a player on Desert Vista tested positive for COVID-19, Mountain Pointe’s game with the Thunder was called off. Here’s how both teams handled the disruption, and how the players stayed engaged during their quarantine.


EPA awards $220 million for uranium mine cleanup on Navajo Nation

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will award contracts worth up to $220 million to three companies for the cleanup of some of the hundreds of abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation.


Arizona gets grades from failing to ‘OK-ish’ for anti-tobacco efforts

WASHINGTON - Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. but two recent national reports say Arizona - like most states - needs to do more to help people break free from using tobacco products.