Arizona

Huge new 'communities' planned for Tucson, Albuquerque
Huge new 'communities' planned for Tucson, Albuquerque
Sprawl rises from its slumber, but urban renaissance is still thriving.
Tucson’s rain-catching revolution
Tucson’s rain-catching revolution
In the Sonoran Desert, rainwater harvesting is finally going mainstream.
Can our own ingenuity upend natural laws?
Can our own ingenuity upend natural laws?
Reflections on the health of my heart and the making of Hoover Dam.
Navajo election shakes up Grand Canyon development plans
Navajo election shakes up Grand Canyon development plans
How will the tribe's new president handle the controversial Escalade project?
The Latest: Court bans shooting in Arizona national monument
The Latest: Court bans shooting in Arizona national monument
BLM suddenly reversed its ban on shooting, leading to a lawsuit.
Drought persists in the Northwest, despite winter rains
Drought persists in the Northwest, despite winter rains
Water supplies and drought outlooks are grim in most Western states.
New snarl for proposed transmission line in the Southwest
New snarl for proposed transmission line in the Southwest
In less than a week, SunZia had solved one problem just in time to encounter another.
When the atmosphere 'goes bananas,' wildfires do too
When the atmosphere 'goes bananas,' wildfires do too
2011's huge wildfires and what they portend. Spoiler: More dead trees.
A Hot Day’s Night
A Hot Day’s Night
New fiction from the author of 'The Windup Girl.'
The New, New West
The New, New West
Introducing the 2014 Bell Prize winner.
A question of fluency on the Navajo Nation
A question of fluency on the Navajo Nation
A cultural debate leaves the presidency in limbo.
A progress report on the Colorado River pulse
A progress report on the Colorado River pulse
Researchers are sifting through the impacts of last spring’s release.
How Native Americans have shaped the year's biggest environmental debates
How Native Americans have shaped the year's biggest environmental debates
And how lawmakers can improve their record next year.