Health

Mary Lynch
Two years ago the town of Sanders, Arizona, learned their drinking water was toxic. The school district installed a water filtration system this summer, but many people are sick with conditions linked to uranium contamination. And no one has cleaned it up.
September 20, 2017
Uranium Mine
Many Navajo say the cleanup of more than 500 abandoned uranium mines on the reservation has been slow going. The federal government has just awarded a contract to clean up two of the mine sites.
August 09, 2017
Volunteers from around the state are coming to Mayer this weekend to help clean up a flash flood area that destroyed two mobile home parks last week. But many of those homes are now uninhabitable.
July 27, 2017
doctor file art
Arizona health care providers are concerned that Congress is considering health care reform that would have devastating impacts on the state’s most vulnerable populations.
July 24, 2017
What do an American steakhouse and a Mexican taquería have in common? It’s all about the meat. Mexico is one of the main markets for American beef, while the U.S. is the main buyer of Mexican steaks.
July 17, 2017
hotshots
Bells rang 19 times in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Yarnell at 4:42 a.m. on June 30 to remember the 19 men who lost their lives four years ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
June 30, 2017
In Fry Bread Nation, we explore Navajo food staples like mutton, blue corn mush and fry bread. Some are a source of strength while others carry hidden risks.
June 26, 2017
campfire
The Coconino National Forest will switch to Type II fire restriction mode starting June 22. Even though forest officials had prohibited campfires starting June 15, they found 34 abandoned campfires last weekend.
June 21, 2017
helicopter
Firefighters contained a small wildfire Thursday in Williams despite a drone flying over the area that delayed operations. Fire officials reported more than 40 drones over wildfires in 2016 and several already this fire season.
June 19, 2017
Fire plane
Fire managers evacuated two communities near Payson June 15 and warned a third to be ready to leave as they expected winds to push flames toward their homes.
June 16, 2017

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