Sustainability

Hiking the Grand Canyon

Was your hiking trip to the Grand Canyon unforgettable?

Around 5 million people visit Grand Canyon National Park each year to see the highly distinguished natural landmark stretching 277 river miles, according to the National Park Service. Hikers and backpackers alike come to tackle the difficult terrain.

Hard choices ahead as officials look at future of Navajo power plant

WASHINGTON – Despite pledges to look for alternatives, closing the Navajo Generating Station in Page could devastate the local economy, where hundreds of jobs rely on the plant and affiliated coal mine and where experts see few, if any, workable solutions.

Navajo Generating Station to close by 2019, plant owners say

WASHINGTON – The owners of the Navajo Generating Station in Page voted today to keep the plant operating until its lease ends in December 2019, pending agreement with the Navajo Nation on reclamation of the site.

Tribes say feds gave them run-around, not aid, after Gold King spill

WASHINGTON – Multiple federal agencies were unable to provide disaster relief to the Navajo Nation after the 2015 Gold King Mine disaster that spilled 3 million gallons of toxins into the Animas River, the tribe’s president told a Senate panel Wednesday.

Arizona playwright brings stories of Black history to stage

PHOENIX – Larissa Brewington channels a black woman from seven decades back, demure in a black polka-dotted dress with a doily collar and cat-eye glasses perched on her nose, convincing her way into a whites-only Oklahoma law school in 1940s’ America.