By Luis Zambrano | Tuesday, March 3, 2020
TUCSON – Ventanilla de Salud is a free program funded by the Mexican government that gives immigrants access to affordable health care. Last month, volunteers provided free checkups across Tucson.
By Jessica Myers | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
WASHINGTON - Federal officials said recovery efforts for the humpback chub have been so successful that the Colorado River fish can be downgraded from endangered to threatened, but some environmentalists worry that it may be too soon to make that move.
By Melanie Porter and Kennedy Wilkerson | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
PHOENIX – Decreasing water levels in white pelicans’ natural habitats are forcing the wetland birds to migrate to find refuge in the Arizona’s maintained lakes.
By James Carr | Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
PHOENIX – Two hydroelectric storage projects are being proposed for the Little Colorado River and environmental activists as well as the Hopi Tribe, and the Navajo Nation, are opposed.
By James Carr | Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – As part of a 50 year plan to revive the population of migrating monarch butterflies, Arizona Game & Fish Department is working with volunteers and other organizations to plant milkweed to make “waypoints” for the insects.
By Kalle Benallie | Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
PHOENIX – Asylum seekers find a new life as a lesbian couple in Phoenix with the help of Trans Queer Pueblo, as well as building a community in the LGBTQ community.
By James Carr, Melanie Porter and Grayson Schmidt | Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – Two Democratic legislators want Sen. Martha McSally to oppose the planned rollback of fuel economy standards by the Trump administration. These standards reduce the amount of air pollution given off by vehicles by forcing manufacturers to make cars with better fuel efficiency.
By Melanie Porter and Dylan Simard | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
TUCSON – Mushrooms are a rare delicacy, but after less rain this summer due to a dry monsoon season, they've been harder to find in southern Arizona.
By James Carr and Wissam Melhem | Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
PHOENIX – With the U.N. climate summit Monday, thousands of people around the world took part in a global climate strike. And students played a major role.
By Nicholas Gerbis | Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
PHOENIX – Researchers looking at nearly 50 years of data are finding insights into the health and propagation of the iconic saguaro cactus.
By Dylan Simard | Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
PHOENIX – Voters soundly rejected Proposition 105, which would have killed Valley Metro light rail in Phoenix and redirect the funds to street repairs. They also defeated Proposition 106, dealing with public pensions.
By Emily Guerin | Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Despite the growing risk of disastrous wildfires in Southern California, thousands of homes are being built in areas that are prone to burning. A proposed development near Yorba Linda offers a look at how such housing projects get approved, and how taxpayers ultimately are on the hook.