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New York City has a zillion charms, but it may not be the ideal place to celebrate Halloween. Here's the problem — where do you display your jack-o'-lantern if you live in an apartment building with no porch?
Watch Me Grow in Gilbert will host a community event Oct. 19 to raise funds for childhood cancer and honor a child who died from the disease.
Anticipation is mounting once again as Chaparral hosts Saguaro in one of the best football rivalries in the state on Friday night.
The water district that supplies much of the Phoenix area's water supply says snowmelt produced enough runoff to refill Salt and Verde river reservoirs to near the levels before the year's period of heaviest use.
Climate change, and the consistently hotter and drier weather that comes with it, is largely the cause of the recent “sharp increase” in the number and intensity of wildfires, NASA officials said Friday.
Felder Rushing is not a man to be hurried. This former county extension agent turned folklorist, author and lecturer is an advocate of slow gardening — emphasizing the process over the product.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they plan to remove only 1,300 wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.
Grass isn't always the best groundcovers for a yard: It's thirsty at a time when water is becoming scarce; it attracts fewer pollinators; it requires expensive chemicals to maintain, and it must be disposed of if you bag as you mow.
Mexican Wolf Recovery Workshop, Italian Night at Arcosanti, and Camp Verde Cornfest
Finding air-conditioned summer entertainment can be tricky in the Valley of the Sun. It got a bit easier when Arizona’s newest cultural attraction — Butterfly Wonderland — opened last month in Scottsdale.
BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. is heading into a tough wildfire season made even more challenging because budget cuts mean fewer firefighters to battle blazes, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Monday.
Mesquite High School will graduate 446 students this year. Students have been awarded just over $6 million in scholarships.
This letter is in response to Kimberly Miller’s letter published April 12.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is designating five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites — including one in Delaware sought by Vice President Joe Biden.
This 2000 photo shows the Lighthouse at southern end, Cattle Point, on San Juan Island monument off Washington state's northwest coast. President Barack Obama is designating five new national monuments, including San Juan Island, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites. The San Juan Islands includes roughly 1,000 acres of public land already managed by the BLM. Supporters say the designation will protect important cultural and historical areas and safeguard natural areas used for recreation and other purposes. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Ellen M. Banner) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLEPI.COM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
FLAGSTAFF — The Grand Canyon is an international destination where spectacular views are not the only thing that grab tourists' attention.
Residents of San Tan Valley, San Tan Foothills and Queen Creek could determine the fate of a pristine, undeveloped desert area known as Box Canyon, according to a press release issued last week by Friends of San Tan Mountain Regional Park.
For documentarian Ken Burns, the Dust Bowl should be more than just a tragic piece of American history.
Along a portion of State Route 87 — better known as Old Hunt Highway in the heart of the Gila River Indian reservation between Alma School and Dobson roads near Sacaton, Olberg Bridge reaches across desert that used to be a river.
Chandler-Gilbert Community College celebrated the opening of the Environmental Technology Center, an outdoor learning center, at the college’s Pecos campus Tuesday.
Whether you want to explore a classy art festival or cheer at the ostrich, or even Chihuahua races, the East Valley has it! Let’s take advantage of our Arizona paradise and dance outdoors to live music, indulge during a cook-off, put on our boots for the rodeo and Old West Days, or run foot races.
The water flowing out of Tempe faucets is safe to drink despite its cloudy appearance and musty smell, according to public works officials.
Each year, as forest fires rage across the state, it’s heartbreaking to see thousands of trees consumed by flames. Just a few months ago, the Gladiator Fire blazed through more than 16,000 acres in the Prescott National Forest; and last year, the Wallow Fire destroyed more than 530,000 acres of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, making it the largest forest fire in the state’s history. Unfortunately, many residents lost their homes in both of these fires, and all of us have lost so much that these tranquil forests have to offer.
Finding a club an important part of high school
Brown-Bag It: All About Bees: Bee natural, pack a sandwich and learn all about this tiny pollinator during Ranger B.’s one-hour presentation. There will be a snake-feeding immediately after and a free flashlight walk at 8 p.m.