Stories tagged: "Arizona"

Bill Schneider stands near Antelope Point's public launch ramp on Lake Powell on July 31, 2021, near Page, Ariz.
US to Hold Back Lake Powell Water to Protect Hydropower

US officials announced steps to keep hundreds of billions of gallons of water stored in Lake Powell to prevent it from shrinking.

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Arizona Wildfire Doubles in Size Near College Town

Coconino County officials said during an evening news conference that 766 homes and 1,000 animals had been evacuated.

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Chandler Library Reopens 6 Months After Nearby Explosion Shut It Down

The Sunset Library, at Ray and Rural roads, was forced to close again Aug. 26 because of damages caused by an explosion.

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Arizonans Can Move Driver’s License to Their Phones—But Not Much More

“You’d still need your driver’s license or state ID, the physical copy, to show any business that you’d need your ID shown or obviously to deal with law enforcement.”

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Retired Republican State Legislator Gets Prison For Filing False Tax Return

The former legislator and justice of the peace agreed that the tax loss resulting from his conduct was over $200,000.

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Tucson to Name Music Hall for Native Daughter Linda Ronstadt

“Linda Ronstadt is a beloved daughter of Tucson. It is time to honor her legacy and her ability to tell the story of our culture through music.”

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Reversing the Desert: How an Arizona Engineer Is Trying To Heal the Land and Protect Water

Deforestation, destructive agricultural practices and climate change have contributed to the degradation of topsoil and expanding deserts.