In the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River flows for 296 miles free from dams and other development. Many say the man responsible is Martin Litton, a legendary conservationist and boatman. Litton died Sunday in his California home. He was 97.
The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments will review the applications, conduct interviews and recommend at least three people for each open seat. Those recommendations go to Gov.-elect Doug Ducey for appointment.
The federal judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he is considering appointing a federal prosecutor to pursue criminal contempt proceedings against the sheriff.
Power plants are the number one source of carbon pollution in the United States. Today is the final day to comment on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. The EPA has received a record number of comments.