Sustainability

El Niño: Is winter over for Arizona?

On Arizona State University’s Tempe campus Wednesday, people laid in the sun and others took a nap on the grass. It’s the middle of winter, but it doesn’t seem that way in Phoenix.

Six months later, Gold King Mine crisis has passed but concerns linger

WASHINGTON - Six months after the Gold King Mine spill dumped nearly 3 million gallons of toxins into the Animas River, regulators say the immediate threat has passed and that an abandoned mine survey has "not discovered anything similar" in Arizona.

Plan allowing shooting in Sonoran Desert National Monument advances

WASHINGTON - Federal officials are moving forward with a proposal to allow target shooting on more than 470,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert National Monument - a stark change from a 2012 plan that would have limited shooting to just 84 acres.