Carletta Tilousi
Arizona Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly recently introduced legislation to create a national monument around Grand Canyon National Park, and the proposal appears to have overwhelming public support.
Aug. 2, 2023
Last week, the Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon filed suit against Coronado National Forest over cattle grazing. The suit focuses on protecting riparian ecosystems.
Aug. 2, 2023
summer cactus
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has adopted new rules to help it manage threatened and endangered species.
Aug. 1, 2023
Water bottles sit in a large chest full of ice.
Mesa’s water bottle drive is falling short on donations, just as Phoenix ends a 31-day streak of temperatures at or above 110 degrees.
Aug. 1, 2023
Bees on honeycomb at Arizona State University's Bee Lab Annex.
Honey bees prefer to live in green areas like gardens, orchards or woodlands. But one of the largest bee labs in the country is right here in the desert at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus in Mesa.
Aug. 1, 2023
The Diamond Fire doubles overnight
The Show spoke with John Truett, state management officer at the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, about the extended life of wildfires this year.
Aug. 1, 2023
Kate Gallego Joe Biden heat relief plan
The Show spoke with Mayor Kate Gallego about her recent virtual appearance alongside President Joe Biden regarding extreme heat.
Aug. 1, 2023
Coronado National Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity has filed suit to challenge U.S. Forest Service policies that it said protect cattle at the expense of native wildlife.
Jul. 31, 2023
Eastern monarch butterfly.
How does a tiny, paper-thin butterfly make it so far each year? Well, scientists have a new theory — and it has to do with the spots on their wings. The Show spoke more about it with Jason Bittel, who wrote about it recently for National Geographic.
Jul. 31, 2023
Diamond Fire burnout operations near Sunflower, Arizona
The Diamond Fire located in the Tonto National Forest continues to burn at 4,770 acres with no containment. Fire officials made progress in response to the blaze on Friday.
Jul. 29, 2023
Trucks on Interstate 9 in Arizona
Strong winds in La Paz County knocked over several semitrucks and blew some off of I-10 on Thursday. ADOT reported closures between Tonopah and Quartzsite, which lasted into Friday morning.
Jul. 28, 2023
sun in phoenix
The Phoenix area has reached 119 degrees three times this month, nearing the record of five times it's hit that temperature or more in the past, according to the National Weather Service.
Jul. 28, 2023
drinking water fountain
Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes says 3M's $12.5 billion settlement offer for contaminating public drinking water systems is inadequate and not a serious proposal.
Jul. 27, 2023
White and gray clouds above the horizon.
Parts of the metro Phoenix area got significant rain overnight for the first time in months, up to a quarter to a full inch in some spots. The bad news is, most of the region did not get wet.
Jul. 27, 2023
Houseboats on Lake Powell at Bullfrog Marina
The Thirst Gap podcast continues with Episode 3, which looks at changes to recreation at the country's second-biggest reservoir, Lake Powell.
Jul. 27, 2023
Raúl Grijalva
A bill introduced this week by Congressman Raúl Grijalva and other lawmakers would strengthen federal protections for workers exposed to extreme heat.
Jul. 26, 2023
Bureau of Land Management sign
A proposed rule by the Bureau of Land Management to bring outdoor recreation on par with other uses has received support from Western businesses.
Jul. 25, 2023
The Arizona Corporation Commission recently approved permitting for a gas-powered generating station near a historic African-American community close to Coolidge, but the Sierra Club has appealed the decision.
Jul. 25, 2023
Extreme heat orange sun sunset
If the average holds through the end of July, it will mark the first time Phoenix, or any major U.S. city, has seen a monthly average temperature above 100 degrees, according to records.
Jul. 25, 2023
Coconino National Forest
The U.S. government wants to hear from you about a proposal to build up to three wildlife crossings across two national forests in northern Arizona.
Jul. 25, 2023


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