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A draft plan on the solar potential of federal land identifies three Arizona sites encompassing nearly 14,000 acres as highly suitable for energy development.
The proposed water sports destination resort Waveyard would fill up an estimated 400,000 hotel room nights a year, enough to pack inns throughout the East Valley, Mesa tourism leaders say.
The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials recently brought 1,000 people to the Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix for an annual get-together.
From left, Forest Service Associate Chief Mary Wagner, Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director Marcilynn Burke, Superior Mayor Michael Ong Hing, Pinal County Supervisor Bryan Martyn and Resolution Copper Vice President Jon Cherry wait with others to testify Tuesday.
A Mesa mining company has purchased a 200-acre cattle ranch in central Arizona, furthering the possibility of a swap with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for land in northeast Mesa that would be freed for new housing development.
Nearly 200 people have signed letters opposing the transfer of federal property in northeast Mesa to a private owner, an opponent of the plan said Tuesday.
Efforts to decide the fate of public land atop one of the north East Valley’s most prominent natural landmarks are at a standstill.
More than 192,000 acres of land in Arizona is being dedicated to utility-scale renewable energy projects.
PRESCOTT — A 200-acre ranch on the Agua Fria National Monument north of Phoenix was saved from the auction block this month by a national conservation group.
If you were cited for a misdemeanor while on a public land, but you haven’t paid the price for it, here’s your chance. On May 1, federal land authorities will open up offices and courthouses across the state so that violators can pay their fines and clear their records.
TUCSON - Federal authorities are searching for about 500 people in Arizona who have outstanding tickets for littering at a campsite, getting drunk and disorderly, and other minor crimes.
A federal appeals court halted efforts by Asarco to obtain nearly 11,000 acres of federal land to expand its copper mining operations near Kearney.
Soaring sandstone cliffs in northern Arizona, land along the San Pedro River and saguaro- and ironwood-studded expanses gained additional protection Monday under legislation signed by President Barack Obama.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is exploring the possibility of trading federal land in northeast Mesa for private property in central Arizona, but the move is causing a stir in Mesa.
Rural/Metro Corp., the emergency services company founded in Scottsdale more than half a century ago, will move its corporate headquarters out of the city and into a new office complex next year on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
ROACH DRY LAKE, Nev. (AP) — Not a light bulb's worth of solar electricity has been produced on the millions of acres of public desert set aside for it. Not one project to build glimmering solar farms has even broken ground.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Hampered by lean budgets and growing responsibilities, federal land management agencies have struggled in recent years to keep up with the rising popularity of off-highway vechicle use on public land, congressional investigators said in a report Thursday.
Its chief proponent insists it’s a realistic effort to force the federal government to surrender its title to close to 73 million acres of land in Arizona.
A federal appeals court has barred the Bureau of Land Management from pushing through Bush-era changes in how the government oversees grazing on 160 million acres of public lands throughout the West, including nearly 12 million acres in Arizona.
On a late November afternoon, tractors with side chutes harvest sorghum from a small roadside farm, spitting it into a truck riding along. The grain is milled and sold as feed to a nearby dairy.
When PGA and pigskin pros and their fans converge on the Valley in February, they likely will arrive in as many as 1,000 executive jets and charter planes in addition to the regularly scheduled flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST, California — Not far from Yosemite's waterfalls and in the middle of California's redwood forests, Mexican drug gangs are quietly commandeering U.S. public land to grow millions of marijuana plants and using smuggled immigrants to cultivate them.
WASHINGTON – Target shooters on Arizona public lands are being asked to hold their fire in the current dry weather because of fears they could spark wildfires.
WASHINGTON • Government, tribal and environmental witnesses told a congressional committee Tuesday a controversial land swap bill needs a lot of work before they will drop their resistance to it.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK – Deep within the canyon, a few miles removed from the mule trains of the popular Bright Angel Trail, Horn Creek creates a ribbon of green vegetation here before plunging toward the Colorado River.