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The 500-acre Rattlesnake Fire is burning in a remote area and does not threaten any structures or communication lines, according to an official with the Prescott National Forest.
Aug. 17, 2015
The chemical spill into Colorado’s Animas River has made its way downstream and is now affecting the Navajo Nation. The Navajo Farming Authority has shut off public water intakes and irrigation canals. And that leaves hundreds of Navajo farmers driving long distances to water their crops.
Aug. 17, 2015
Students at Arizona State University have been moving into their dorms since Saturday. But Monday could be even more hectic.
Aug. 17, 2015
July 31, 1964, isn’t typically listed among the historic dates of space exploration. However, it marked a significant moment for NASA scientists and engineers in the drama of the Space Race.
Aug. 17, 2015
Take a hike and do it right. That’s the message from the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department. The extreme heat hasn’t discouraged hikers from climbing local trailheads. And that has forced park rangers to take extra safety measures.
Aug. 17, 2015
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced it will build its first Tucson-area temple. Members of the church don't go to temples to worship on Sundays; in fact they’re not even open that day. Sunday services take place in the more than a dozen meetinghouses in the area.
Aug. 17, 2015
Gov. Ducey and the Arizona Commerce Authority have hired a firm to talk with Arizonans to come up with the kind of catch phrase that has helped define other states.
Aug. 17, 2015
Tucson Electric Power is halting the use of coal at its largest facility after years of pressure from environmentalists.
Aug. 17, 2015
A recent report by the Federal Aviation Administration shows a record number of passengers started their flights during 2014 at the Yuma International Airport.
Aug. 17, 2015
Three ewes that died in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson in late July and early August were infected with pneumonia, the Arizona Game and Fish Department announced Friday.
Aug. 17, 2015
Maricopa County sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman they believe mailed a powdery substance to the sheriff's office headquarters in downtown Phoenix in an effort to get her ex-boyfriend in trouble.
Aug. 17, 2015
The Arizona House of Representatives has new plans to modify its building after earlier calls for a $2 million revamp fell through.
Aug. 17, 2015
The Police Officers of Scottsdale Association has given a for-profit telemarketer the boot after being caught up in a media firestorm last year over its fundraising practices. The police group’s two former leaders, meanwhile, have started a similar, statewide nonprofit.
Aug. 17, 2015
More people are visiting the Grand Canyon. National Park Service Officials are reporting a 25 percent increase in visitors from last year.
Aug. 17, 2015
Officials with Arizona Public Service say they broke a record for power demand in 2015 over the weekend.
Aug. 17, 2015
Since the hospital in Douglas, Ariz., closed its doors last month, patients have been forced to head to other medical facilities in Southern Arizona.
Aug. 17, 2015
The Animas River is now open. It’s been more than a week since an EPA crew accidentally released toxic waste from an abandoned mine into the waterway on Aug. 5.
Aug. 15, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security has received increasing scrutiny of its immigrant detention centers, including several in Arizona operated by different DHS agencies.
Aug. 14, 2015
The Arizona State Board of Education has certified the results of this year’s new AZ Merit exams.
Aug. 14, 2015
The State Board of Education has authorized its executive director to fill two vacant staff positions. This despite the strong objections of state schools Chief Diane Douglas.
Aug. 14, 2015

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