In southern New Mexico, humans drastically altered the course of the Rio Grande decades ago to better serve farmers and an international water treaty. Today a government-led effort is attempting to restore the river to a more natural state.
Last September’s heavy rainfall flooded many areas, including homes and businesses around the Valley. One Ahwatukee church's worship auditorium was destroyed. Now, nine months later, repairs have been completed.
A group that hopes to get voters to legalize recreational use of marijuana filed an initiative with Friday with the Arizona Secretary of State's office and will start a signature-gathering campaign to get it on the ballot.
The Arizona Geological Survey has been awarded $170,000 from the U.S. Geological Survey State Map Program to complete an extensive mineral map of two areas in western Arizona and one area of south eastern Arizona.
Arizona's gaming director has told a Tucson-area Indian tribe building a casino in Glendale that he will block any certification of the new operation, a position he took at the urging of Gov. Doug Ducey.