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Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Weather Service: Rainy Spell Not Sufficient to End Drought

Wet and humid week may push back some wildfire activity.

Tucson Mulls Easing Water-Infrastructure Costs to Draw Industry

The money would be "reprioritized" from funds set aside for capital projects, official says.

County Asking for Public Feedback on TEP Plan for Gas Generators

TEP says the generators are part of targets for increasing renewable energy production.

Fire in Dragoon Mountains Burns 3,000 Acres

Overnight evacuation ordered Saturday due to the Knob Hill fire.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Report Card: Sustainability Efforts Rose Last Year, Saved Pima County $1M

The assessment, by a county office, highlighted solar energy and Santa Cruz River efforts.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

Buffelgrass, Threat to Desert Habitat, Cultivated South of the Border

Ranchers in Mexico see it as a cheap source of cattle feed.

TEP Asks for Wind Power Proposals to Power 31K Homes

Utility aims to triple current wind-generated power in coming years.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

Three UA Scholars to be Inducted as Regents' Professors

The award represents the state's highest faculty honor for work drawing national or international recognition.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

How Global Warming Could Alter the Wind-Power Landscape

Climate change could mean winds in the Northern Hemisphere lose their oomph, study says.

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