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Officials with the Salt River Project have approved a $10 million purchase of a share in a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation.
May. 15, 2015
The Northern Arizona Veterans Hospital has added a new clinic to its Prescott campus to help treat the rising amount of mental heath and substance abuse patients coming to the campus for help.
May. 15, 2015
U.S. Department of Energy
Officials said workers have sealed off the first of two storage bunkers affected by a radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico.
May. 15, 2015
snow in Flagstaff
The Arizona Department of Transportation said there were some minor incidents on the roads but that the highways remained open overnight.
May. 15, 2015
Stethoscope
Being a doctor or nurse can be a stressful job. Studies have shown health care providers are at risk for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other mental-health issues.
May. 14, 2015
Living in the desert in the midst of an extended drought can lead people to change their decision-making process. For a lot of people who live in the Valley, that has meant turning to desert landscaping around their homes and using xeriscape techniques to conserve water.
May. 14, 2015
United States Forest Service
The U.S. Forest Service has signed a record of decision on the Four Forest Restoration Initiative, also known as 4Fri.
May. 14, 2015
flagstaff
A strong winter storm is heading into northern Arizona and it’s likely to bring snow to the high country this weekend.
May. 14, 2015
Arizona Department of Health Services
Gov. Doug Ducey has named a new director to lead the state's Department of Health Services.
May. 14, 2015
 Mexican gray wolf
The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been controversial since its inception. And Its not just political opposition causing issues. A lack of genetic diversity and inbreeding also pose a major threat to the endangered species’ recovery.
May. 14, 2015
Colorado River.
From farmers to city dwellers, the people who rely on the Colorado River have made steady progress in using water more efficiently over the last few decades.
May. 13, 2015
Science Of Cannabis Summit
We spoke with one of the presenters, Lezli Engelking. She’s the president of FOCUS: Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards.
May. 13, 2015
Mormon Lake
Officials say it may be after Memorial Day until the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests implement fire restrictions.
May. 12, 2015
Rattlesnake
Federal approval of a new rattlesnake anti-venom will allow researchers to better understand how to treat bites from the wide variety of venomous rattlers found in Arizona.
May. 12, 2015
Elyse Hallstrom
Metro Phoenix is becoming recognized as a diverse hub of technology entrepreneurship. But the tech industry is still having trouble attracting some groups, particularly young women.
May. 11, 2015
Federal environmental regulators are praising Northern Arizona University for its use of renewable energy.
May. 11, 2015
Map of water blob
Researchers from around the globe met at University of California, San Diego last week to decipher what the formation actually is.
May. 11, 2015
Cottonwood Campground
The pipeline break cut off water supplies at Roaring Springs and the Cottonwood Campground on the North Kaibab Trail leading to the North Rim.
May. 11, 2015
As temperatures heat up, attendance goes down at Saguaro National Park. But there's still a budding reason to visit.
May. 11, 2015
freshwater crocodile
The Phoenix Herpetological Society will soon be home to 10 freshwater crocodiles, a rarity in the United States.
May. 8, 2015

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