National and state Democratic groups say election officials improperly set the voter registration deadline on a holiday and are asking a judge to allow voters who registered one day past the deadline to vote in the upcoming election.
Arizona Game and Fish is warning the public about a dangerous bear in Madera Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson. The bear has been spotted multiple times, and on at least one occasion it charged a group of hikers, coming within ten feet of them.
Oil and gas companies want to drill next to Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, an area with the largest concentration of pueblos, or ancient dwellings, in North America. A two-month public comment period starts Oct. 21.