Elephant Butte Dam rose from the desert of southern New Mexico a century ago— the solution to an international water feud between the U.S. and Mexico.
In the final weeks leading up to the general election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is focusing efforts on divided states like Arizona. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied his Flagstaff supporters Oct. 18 to vote for Clinton.
A Navajo group requested a court order to require San Juan County, Utah, to open additional polling places. But a federal judge struck down the request Oct. 14.
The U.S. Interior Department has come up with a way to manage the Glen Canyon Dam for the next two decades. The plan released October 7 would provide water and power for its many customers in the West, while attempting to protect the environment in the Grand Canyon downstream.
The House and Senate have passed a resolution to help stop the trafficking of sacred Native American artifacts.
Governor Susana Martinez of New Mexico is pushing to reinstate the death penalty after a series of high profile crimes this year.
More National Park Service employees have come forward with complaints of sexual harassment at parks around the country. A federal investigation in January revealed a long history of misconduct at the Grand Canyon.
The National Science Foundation awarded a new Northern Arizona University professor $3 million to map food, energy and water supplies and show how they relate.
Texas Tech University in El Paso announced Tuesday that it plans to open the first dental school along the U.S./Mexico border in 2020.
The EPA will pay environmental firms $85 million to assess the damage done by uranium mining companies over four decades. The agency announced the contract opportunities Aug. 31.