In the Grand Canyon the Colorado River flows for 296 miles free from dams and other development. Many say the man responsible is Martin Litton, a legendary conservationist and boatman. Litton died Sunday in his California home. He was 97.
Data from a mountain lion tracking project in Texas show the population is stable and may be growing. But this project is taking place on private land and most of the test area is owned by ranchers, who historically have no love lost for mountain lions.
The U.S. Interior Secretary visited the Glen Canyon Dam Saturday to celebrate its 50th anniversary. She also had another very important agenda item -- the vulnerability of the Colorado River and its water supply.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Glen Canyon Dam. This dam and others along the Colorado River provide electricity and drinking water to millions of people across the western United States. But like all dams, from its beginning to present day the massive structure has been mired in controversy.
While more homeowners are buying solar panels in Texas, the state lags in eighth place in the nation for use of solar-generated power. Why is solar sluggish in Texas compared to Arizona and California?
A nationwide review of more than 730 Veteran’s Affairs medical facilities was released on Monday. The audit showed that more than 57,000 veterans have been waiting at least 90 days to see a VA clinician.
After a recent allegations of harassment by law enforcement on the Texas border, Fronteras Desk asks in detail; what are your Fourth Amendment rights at a routine traffic stop?
The House of Representatives has voted to restrict presidential power to create national monuments, often a precursor to establishing national parks. But the back story is a partisan battle over the notion of drilling and mining on federal land.
Five Southwest rivers made America’s Most Endangered Rivers list this year. They are the San Joaquin, the Upper Colorado, the Gila, the White Rivers and San Francisquito Creek.
The energy boom in Texas and New Mexico is inadvertently compromising the jet-black night skies that astronomers need to research dark energy, which is the unknown, undefined power responsible for the accelerating pace of the expansion of the universe.