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As Western fires burn, focus narrows on forest management. But it’s easier said than done.

The massive fires that have burned this year don’t just alter forests, they impact water supplies. But a record-breaking wildfire season could refocus efforts to better manage forests.


Legal sports betting in Arizona still on the back burner in 2020

LOS ANGELES — Arizona would become the 23rd state to pass legislation on sports betting.


LA28 unveils official logos for 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic games

LA28 has released their new and animated logo designed by athletes, artists and celebrities.


Daily COVID-19 testing could help Pac-12 return to play earlier than expected

Pac-12 sports could resume sooner rather than later after announcing partnership with COVID-19 testing corporation.


Rio Salado restoration efforts get boost with federal ‘partnership’ designation

WASHINGTON - Federal officials on Tuesday named a 58-mile stretch of the Lower Salt and Gila rivers an Urban Waters Federal Partnership location, a designation that could bring millions in funding to efforts to revitalize the stressed Valley waterway.


More than 1,600 kids in detention have tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 affects the juvenile justice system with a rising number of positive cases, as juvenile detention facilities evolve their health care protocols to help slow its spread.


‘A disjointed system’: Policing policies fuel criminalization of youth

After decades of police reform, kids of color are still vastly overrepresented in arrests and police use of force.


Arizona Medicaid recipients topped 2 million after five-month surge

WASHINGTON - The number of people on Arizona's Medicaid rolls topped 2 million this summer, boosting enrollment 8.7% during a five-month surge in enrollment that coincided with COVID-19's hit to the state's health and its economy.


Ducey’s order delaying school start has one lawmaker questioning his authority

PHOENIX – The start of in-person classes for Arizona public schools has been delayed by the governor, not the Legislature.


Two Arizona tribes, advocacy group join suits over EPA’s clean-water rule rollback

PHOENIX - Two Arizona tribes and a Phoenix-based advocacy group joined a pair of lawsuits this week to reverse a Trump administration clean-water rule that critics said would open the "vast majority of Arizona’s waterways" to pollution and degradation.


Districts, parents still unsure how to safely open Arizona schools

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Education has guidelines for schools to help them reopen in the fall. Now it’s up to districts to figure out the best options.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Schools and youth sports to reopen; death toll at 857

PHOENIX – With Arizona still in phase one of the federal guidelines to reopen, state officials are pushing to reopen schools and restart youth activities for the summer and fall.