Siblings Clayson, Jeneda and Klee Benally grew up on Black Mesa — the center of a political land dispute between a coal mining company and the Navajo and Hopi tribes. They couldn’t ignore what they saw as oppression and abuse of power.
School officials say an apparent oversight in the budget approved earlier this year could require a few districts to pay back millions of dollars to the state for past funding received for district-sponsored charter schools.
Three solar projects proposed on federal land northeast of Las Vegas have been approved with output projections rivaling what has been expected from one of the world's largest solar power plants nearby.
A new center for children removed from their home by the state opened in Phoenix Monday. The 30-bed building is meant to be a temporary sanctuary for children 10 and under until they can be placed foster care.
Tent City in Phoenix is one of the state's most notorious jails. It's also known for being a place that those convicted of DUIs serve time. KJZZ gave an audio recorder to former inmate who goes by Alex, who described her experiences there.
Salty soil is a common problem for farmers in the arid West -- and it only gets worse during a drought when there's not enough water to flush the salts out. In New Mexico one crop that's suffering is the state's beloved chile pepper.
Hikers hoping to summit Humphrey's Peak in Northern Arizona this summer will be seeing a new group of volunteers at the trailhead. It's part of a pilot project the Forest Service is trying to reduce the number of search and rescues needed on the trail.