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Buildings weren't burned by Forest Service, judge rules

Buildings weren't burned by Forest Service, judge rules

Two Oracle-area couples claimed their properties were destroyed in a backburn during the Bullock Fire in 2002.

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Huckelberry defends negotiating with Rosemont on land preservation

Huckelberry defends negotiating with Rosemont on land preservation

Critics say any mitigation deal could help the mine win approval.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Rosemont Mine delay now assured; Fish & Wildlife taking fresh look at impacts on 8 imperiled species

The federal government formally announced Friday that it will restart reviews of the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on eight endangered species including the ocelot.

May 23, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Redington Fire nearly contained after burning 30 acres east of Tucson

The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson is now 80 percent contained and burned less acreage than initially estimated. 

May 05, 2014 10:00 am

Both sides praise Canadian decision on Augusta shareholder rights

In a decision that both sides are spinning as a victory, the British Columbia Securities Commission says that under certain circumstances, it will put an end to Augusta Resource Corp.’s shareholder rights plan by mid-July.

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Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Sabino Canyon, a spectacular slash in the Catalina Mountains northeast of Tucson, now attracts 1 million visitors a year — and federal officials say the canyon’s 21-year-old recreation plan is due for a makeover.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Property owners fault U.S. firefighters for burned cabins and land

A deliberately set backfire, not the Bullock Fire, caused the damage in 2002, they contend

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Formal objection period starts for Rosemont Mine

Today is the first day that critics and opponents of the proposed Rosemont Mine can write formal objections to the project to the U.S. Forest Service.

January 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA researcher is devising games to distract the rascally ravens of Red Rock

UA researcher is devising games to distract the rascally ravens of Red Rock

But first she wants to challenge them with some complex puzzles.

December 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Forest Service: Rosemont will hurt air, reduce water flows but can't be denied

The Rosemont Mine could worsen air quality in Saguaro National Park, disturb cultural resources — including human burial sites — and reduce water flows into Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek, said the U.S. Forest Service.

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Rick Grinnell: Consider all the facts before taking a position on the Rosemont mine

Rick Grinnell: Consider all the facts before taking a position on the Rosemont mine

Whether you are in favor of Rosemont Copper or opposed, your decision ought to be based on the most current facts.

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Streams near Rosemont Mine site home to rare cuckoos

Streams near Rosemont Mine site home to rare cuckoos

A rare bird that could gain federal protected status lives and in some cases breeds along three streams and creeks near the proposed Rosemont Mine site, federal reports show.

October 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fed shutdown closes Madera Canyon

Fed shutdown closes Madera Canyon

Popular Madera Canyon is the latest victim of the federal government’s partial shutdown.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Logging bill is potentially harmful

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

October 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
See the Catalinas now, but take toilet paper

See the Catalinas now, but take toilet paper

Trails and roads in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson are open during the government shutdown — and visitors to the heights will find cool autumn air and trees showing off in the golden hues of the season.

October 05, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Shutdown effects in Tucson

Shutdown effects in Tucson

Nature lovers in Tucson quickly felt the effects of a partial federal government shutdown Tuesday — with Saguaro National Park and other recreation sites closed indefinitely.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Forest Service: Rosemont doesn't threaten prized creek, canyon

Forest Service: Rosemont doesn't threaten prized creek, canyon

Davidson Canyon and Cienega Creek — linchpin issues for many who oppose the Rosemont Mine — aren’t in as big a danger from mine impacts as many people think, the U.S. Forest Service says.

September 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Rosemont says construction financing near

Rosemont Copper has signed a letter with a dozen international banks that shows it is close to getting financing to build the $1.22 billion Rosemont Mine project, its Canadian parent company says.

August 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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