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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has called for more collaborative action to protect communities from wildfire and better prepare firefighters. She travels to the National Interagency Fire Center in Idaho today.
January 03, 2017
The Arizona Game And Fish is considering new boating rules to improve safety on the state’s lakes and rivers.
January 02, 2017
National Forest Service
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
December 01, 2016
Coconino National Forest patrol captain Jon Nelson checks out a camp, where someone appears to be living in the forest.
At last count earlier this year Coconino County had 755 people experiencing homelessness. Flagstaff Shelter Services is working on finding them permanent homes faster.
November 28, 2016
The Gilbert-based SweetLeaf is capitalizing on Mexico’s growing demand for natural foods.
With its line of stevia products, the Gilbert-based SweetLeaf is capitalizing on Mexico’s growing demand for natural foods.
November 01, 2016
A women's hospital in the Mexican border city of Juárez recently began a maternal milk bank for babies. Its first beneficiary was a premature girl who was delivered via emergency C-section. Her mom died from a bullet wound to the head. Other mothers in Juárez responded by donating their own milk to help the newborn survive.
September 15, 2016
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.
September 06, 2016
uranium mine
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.
September 02, 2016
A non-profit organization, the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, is working to match the DNA of hundreds of unidentified migrants who died crossing the Arizona-Mexico border with families living in the U.S.
August 29, 2016
In Mesa, four medical group homes known as the Bogden House have taken in children with severe medical problems. Half are from far away Indian reservations where medical facilities, equipment and specialists are harder to come by.
August 22, 2016

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