The state House voted Tuesday to allow health officials to conduct unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting an administrative warrant. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
The Kaibab National Forest released a revised management plan after nearly a decade of work. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the plan focuses on contending with increased wildfire and climate change.
A bill is going before the Arizona State Legislature that would allow schools to arm one employee with a gun. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan examines how the proposed legislation might impact school districts in northern Arizona.
David Sharp and his brother grow 2,400 acres of alfalfa, wheat and cotton. He says alfalfa is a good rotation crop because it puts nitrogen back in the soil. There's also a big market for it in the U.S. and overseas.
Federal officials are cutting off water to some California farms stuck in the worst drought on record. At the same time Arizona farmers are irrigating their fields with the diminishing Colorado River. They’re using the water to grow most of the country’s winter vegetables, and even shipping some crops to China. In the final part of the series Pipe Dreams, a look at the controversy of indirectly exporting water overseas.
When it comes to the snowiest college campuses, you might think schools on the East Coast would dominate the top of the list. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports, it turns out Northern Arizona University gets more snow per year than nearly every other university in the country.