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Court allows Resolution Copper Mine to continue

Apache Stronghold did not prove its religious concerns were enough to stop the mine.

Contreras Fire listed as 100% contained

Local management team will hand over control Saturday.

Preventing and fighting human-caused wildfire

Fires started by people have long been a part of our ecosystem, but they're increasingly damaging today.

Officials expect wet weather as Contreras Fire passes 20,000 acres

Fire continues to spread toward the northeast

Contreras Fire burns more than 18,000 acres

Fire managers say the fire is more than 40% contained.

A grassroots Tucson baker wins a national award for excellence.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Renowned author Tom Miller reads from "Where Was I? A Travel Writer's Memoir"; Adiba Nelson shares truth about her first day on the job as a new mother; and remembering cowboy poet & philosopher Baxter Black.

Northern Arizona watches winds as Western wildfires blaze

Three fires are burning near Flagstaff.

Rare Arizona plant now on endangered list

The plant depends on wetlands for survival

Summer heat arrives

Experts talk about increasing heat in urban heat islands and the history of air conditioning.

Residents in Cochise County organize vote to establish water regulation

Many in the Douglas and Willcox Basins say their wells are going dry as big business moves in around them

Here's how to help prevent wildfires this summer

Just over half of wildfires in the Southwest are human-caused.

Sonora governor: Desalination will have to be part of state water supply

With at least a dozen neighborhoods in Hermosillo already experiencing water shortages this summer, the state is confronting a future without enough water for residents.

Hydropower customers could pay extra fees

Federal law requires fees be paid whether or not dams are generating power.

Hudbay wins a round in court

A judge ruled the Rosemont and Copper World mines are not legally related.

"I Dream in Widescreen 2022" is a feast for the mind's eye.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a lone graduate student provides top-notch COVID date from Sonora; Live Theatre Workshop's "Body Awareness" initiates some challenging conversations; and Wiley Ray and his Big O Band spread the legacy of Roy Orbison.

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