Emma VandenEinde expects to graduate in May 2022 with a master’s degree in journalism. VandenEinde, who has reported for Cronkite News and KJZZ, produced for Arizona PBS and edited ASU Thrive magazine, is working in the Phoenix News Bureau.
Sediment in the Verde River continues to pile up behind Horseshoe Dam north of Cave Creek, reducing the amount of water the reservoir can store. Water experts are considering raising the height of Bartlett Dam, which is further downstream, as a possible solution.
Across the nation, many people flocked to gardening as a way to stay busy and grow food during the COVID lockdown. As the world starts to adjust back to normal, local seed groups and urban farm partners are finding ways to encourage sustainable seed preservation in the community.
Nancy Caywood has worked on her grandfather’s farm in Pinal County since she was young. She should have a full field of alfalfa, but since the San Carlos Irrigation District shut off her water due to the drought, her fields are empty and dry.
CASA GRANDE – Nancy Caywood has worked on her grandfather’s farm in Pinal County since she was young. She should have a full field of alfalfa now, but since the San Carlos Irrigation District shut off her water because of drought, her fields are empty and dry.
Bartram’s stonecrop, a succulent that’s found in the Santa Rita Mountains in southern Arizona and northern Mexico, is being listed as a "threatened" species under the Endangered Species Act, which will give it certain protections, starting Sept. 30.
Bartram’s stonecrop is a rare succulent native to southern Arizona and northern Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially list it as threatened under the Endangered Species Act this week.
WASHINGTON - After months of work and millions of dollars, the contractors investigating Maricopa County's elections were able to answer one question Friday - President Joe Biden did win. Otherwise, they spent hours raising questions and calling for more investigation.
WASHINGTON - New projections show that Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach "critically low reservoir elevations" sooner than expected, spurring experts to say that "bold actions" will be needed to change course.
PHOENIX – Arizona’s senators are being urged to support the “Build Back Better” budget to provide funding for clean energy initiatives and jobs to address the effects of climate change as extreme heat becomes more common.