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Catalina State Park vandalism under investigation

Catalina State Park vandalism under investigation

A boulder with a petroglyph was pushed over and vegetation was damaged.

February 09, 2016 4:24 pm
Grass fire near Gunsight Pass 50 percent contained

Grass fire near Gunsight Pass 50 percent contained

U.S. Forest Service reports that the fire is human caused.

December 10, 2015 1:00 pm Video Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Reader statements on youth and disrespect, Sabino shuttle proposal, no benefit increase.

October 21, 2015 5:00 pm Related Loading…
Judge puts brakes on Patagonia drilling

Judge puts brakes on Patagonia drilling

Drilling project near Patagonia needs more environmental review, court rules. 

September 16, 2015 7:26 pmLoading…
Wildlife groups trying to block Patagonia drilling project

Wildlife groups trying to block Patagonia drilling project

Judge said she'll rule before operation scheduled to begin.

September 03, 2015 7:54 pmLoading…
Spencer Canyon campground open after lion scare

Spencer Canyon campground open after lion scare

Officials could find no trace of reported lion. 

June 26, 2015 1:51 pmLoading…
A good year for fire in the Peloncillos

A good year for fire in the Peloncillos

Blazes on Arizona-New Mexico border being managed to restore grasslands.

June 24, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Delayed Tucson fire season arrives for holiday weekend

Delayed Tucson fire season arrives for holiday weekend

Land managers urge caution in our area's parks and forests.

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Rosemont Mine, opponents clash over air permit

Rosemont Mine, opponents clash over air permit

Court hearing over permit issued by ADEQ to allow mine to operate.

January 05, 2015 9:00 pm Photos

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Mining company says it's committed to Superior's success

Mining company says it's committed to Superior's success

But some townspeople say the outdoors offer better chance for area's future.

December 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Prehistoric burial site found near Superior

Land-swap opponents say findings demonstrate the archaeological importance of the region.

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Deal for Superior mine inserted into defense bill

Deal for Superior mine inserted into defense bill

Resolution Copper has been trying to acquire the land for nine years.

December 03, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Lawsuit filed over Patagonia Mountains mine project

Lawsuit filed over Patagonia Mountains mine project

Enviros want to stop Canadian company looking for copper.

October 29, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

ADEQ: Patagonia mine wasn't source of orange sludge

Agency draws flak from environmentalists for its handling of Trench Mine runoff.

October 21, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Monitoring program used to determine whether UA observatory harms the creatures’ population.

October 17, 2014 12:58 pmLoading…
Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

Influential Tucson environmentalist gets tree in her name

After 25 years running Trees for Tucson, Joan Lionetti honored with oak. 

October 12, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Tucson's official monsoon total was perfectly normal

Tucson's official monsoon total was perfectly normal

Some areas saw twice their rainfall average. Phoenix might be the biggest story.

September 30, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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