More than a third of the Navajo reservation doesn’t have running water. And some who do, worry it’s not safe enough to drink. Saint Michael’s school for kids with special needs in northeastern Arizona is one such place. The utility that provides the water said it can only afford to reach the minimal drinking water standards and the school said those standards aren’t good enough.
The Arizona Legislature passed Senate Bill 1092 in 2015 requiring all "able-bodied adults" receiving Medicaid to be employed, looking for a job or in school.
A new study shows climate change will have a bigger impact on the Colorado River than previously thought. Forty million people in seven states and part of Mexico rely on the Colorado River for water.
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.
The Arizona Game And Fish is considering new boating rules to improve safety on the state’s lakes and rivers.
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
At last count earlier this year Coconino County had 755 people experiencing homelessness. Flagstaff Shelter Services is working on finding them permanent homes faster.
With its line of stevia products, the Gilbert-based SweetLeaf is capitalizing on Mexico’s growing demand for natural foods.
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.
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.