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Arizona desert bighorn sheep thrive with help of conservationists – and hunters

Protecting Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep has been successful, but conservationists know that while the sheep are tough, they're also fragile.


Planned Parenthood evokes ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ to oppose abortion bill

Women clad in red cloaks to evoke The Handmaid's Tale were among pro-abortion rights advocates on Tuesday who opposed a Senate bill requiring those seeking an abortion to explain their reasons before undergoing the procedure.


Mobile app uses Arizona’s outdoor enthusiasts to collect data about water resources

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality released a new app to crowdsource data about natural streams, rivers and lakes in Arizona.


Leaving tracks: Adrenaline-fueled count shows scant growth in Mexican gray wolf population

The latest Mexican gray wolf survey shows an increase of just one wolf in the past year, bringing the number to 114.


Tempe opens low-income housing targeted to veterans, families

Tempe opened a 50-unit development, Valor on Eighth near downtown that has been leased to 45 low-income residents, including 13 veterans and their families.


One year later: Family of deported Arizona mom describes living a ‘nightmare’

This story is a follow-up to Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos' deportation, which took place in February of last year. Her children describe trying to adjust to life without their mother. Meanwhile, in Mexico, Guadalupe battles depression and struggles to begin a new life without her husband and children.


Giving the light: SRP employees help restore power in Puerto Rico

Employees from Salt River Company (SRP) returned to the valley last week after spending a month restoring power in Puerto Rico. They share their experiences working through the damage of Hurricane Maria, and tell us how the people of Puerto Rico reacted to their help.


Court proceedings continue after arrests of No More Deaths volunteers

Since the arrest of nine No More Deaths volunteers, the tension between the advocacy group, Border Patrol, and the desert land management along the U.S.-Mexico border has turned No More Deaths' 15-year winning streak in court now on its head.


Arizona could allow tax payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Senate Bill 1091 introduces two cryptocurrencies Arizonans could use to pay state taxes.


President Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric deters families, not drug smugglers

The number of immigrants illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico has decreased since President Donald Trump was elected, but drugs keep coming in.


A Gilbert legislator seeks to ban enforcement cameras

Rep. Travis Grantham says the cameras don't keep streets safer.


As monsoon storms grow stronger, county works to keep trails safe for park visitors

As researchers predict monsoons to grow more powerful, Maricopa County parks may face increased erosion from runoff.