Arizona researchers are continuing their study of the aftermath of last year’s massive mine spill into the Animas and San Juan rivers. They’re now looking for participants from three communities in the Navajo Nation.
Critics voiced concern that it will shield information about witnesses and accusers from lawyers for those who aren't yet charged with crimes and have a chilling effect on the ability of journalists to do their jobs.
A key provision of the measure precludes cities from enacting their own restrictions. Sen. John Kavanagh said companies like Amazon want to use drones for delivery. But he said that could be thwarted by a patchwork of local laws, like one in Paradise Valley that prohibits drones from flying over private property.
A decade ago a dam was decommissioned at Fossil Creek, a tiny desert river tucked into the wilderness between Strawberry and Camp Verde. The move restored water to the creek’s rare travertine pools, but it also created a new problem: a flood of visitors.