John Pelletier, left, talks with Steve Aquino, from the Veteran Affairs benefits office, at the Veterans Crisis Command Center in Phoenix. Pelletier needed help with disability benefits.
Other benefits from the planned water release could include the creation of fishing and tourism-related jobs on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border as well as an increase in groundwater levels .
Alma Lidia prepares to water seedlings in a nursery near the Laguna Grande restoration area . Conservation efforts are focusing on encouraging native willow and cottonwood growth in the delta.
Alfredo Ramos uses a planting stick to plant willow and cottonwood seedlings at Laguna Grande Restoration Area, Baja, Mexico.
The Tucson-based Sonoran Institute is leading efforts to plant and irri- gate several hundred acres of trees in the delta's Laguna Grande area.
The Tucson-based Sonoran Institute is leading efforts to plant and irri- gate several hundred acres of trees in the delta?s Laguna Grande area. colorado river delta 03/04/2014 Jose Luis Cabrera Negrete (CQ,Sonoran Institute) plants a cottonwood seedling at Laguna Grande Restoration Area, Baj…
Alfredo Ramos plants willow and cottonwood seedlings in the Laguna Grande restoration area in Mexico. photos by Mark Henle/The Republic colorado river delta 03/04/2014 Alfredo Ramos (CQ, Sonoran Institute) uses a planting stick to plant willow and cottonwood seedlings at Laguna Grande Restor…
Mollie Moyer walks to the light rail station at Apache Blvd. and Loop101 in Tempe, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
A line of vehicles carries the bodies of the firefighters who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire to the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday.
Jodi Arias listens to audio of her and Travis Alexander during a phone call, in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Arias stands trial accused of murdering her lover, Travis Alexander, in the shower of his Mesa home in 2008.
Cotton farming - one of the C's of Arizona's economic base (along with copper, cattle and climate) - has to adapt to the global economy.
Midwife Wendi Cleckner lets Shanda Wallace's daughter, Linden, 2, listen to her sibling's heartbeat. Midwives are working to change state rules.
A tanker explodes after being hit by another truck on westbound
Interstate 10 near Chandler Boulevard on the
Chandler-Ahwatukee,border on Wednesday.
This Oct. 22 photo shows low water levels in Boulder Harbor in Lake Mead, which straddles the Arizona-Nevada border. The low levels not only threaten municipal water supplies, they also reduce recreational opportunities.
1070phxpd 1070firstday 165782 07/29/2010 Phoenix Police Department Tactical Response Officers arrest a protester on Washington Street near Phoenix City Hall Thursday. More than a hundred protestors blocked Washington Street in a mass act of civil disobedience and anger over the enactme…
Arizona Major General Hugo Salazar, The Adjutant General, Arizona National Guard, right, answers questions at press conference during which Gov Jan Brewer, left, in Pheonix, Thursday, April 22, 2010. Brewer again called for more troops along the state's border with Mexico on Thursday, two da…
Shannon Begaye works with kindergartner Eric James. She considered different careers before finding her calling.
Arizona Department of Public Safety police officers survey the damage of a tour bus that crashed in a multi-vehicle accident on Friday, March 5, 2010, in Sacaton, Ariz. Police are saying six people were killed in the crash on Interstate 10 about 25 miles south of Phoenix after a bus traveli…