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CENTRAL LAKE, Mich. — This year's Michigan apple crop is expected to be 10 times as plentiful as last year's puny output.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
Arizona needs to step up and take its rightful role as a leader in the energy technology industry.
The trains are rolling in, tour buses are pulling up and vehicles are moving steadily through the entrance gates of Grand Canyon National Park after Arizona struck a deal with the federal government to reopen the landmark tourist area.
PHOENIX — Federal officials said Thursday they're willing to reopen national parks with state dollars — but only in a way that may make it financially impossible.
This summer was the hottest on record for Phoenix.
Another day of rain in the Phoenix area is providing some relief to the recent hot temperatures, but authorities are urging travelers to be careful.
After a very active Monday around the Valley and state, conditions have been a tad quieter much of today.
Parts of Arizona are expected to be hit with scattered severe storms this weekend, with possible flooding thanks to moisture from Tropical Storm Ivo in the Pacific, forecasters said.
Arizona saw a mix of scorching hot temperatures and heavy rain Saturday, with the desert region breaking records.
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.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Some mountain towns are touted for their luxury accommodations, fine dining or arts scene. Some are known as the place to go for spas, hiking or biking. Others, golf or world-class fishing.
We're starting out with light showers across Pima, Pinal and Maricopa counties.
HATTERAS, N.C. — Hatteras Island along North Carolina's Outer Banks is a fickle but alluring place.
The deaths of two people at a scenic overlook in northern Arizona this week bring to 14 the number of people killed by lightning strikes in the U.S. this year, according to the National Weather Service. Many of the victims were enjoying summertime activities like sightseeing, boating, camping and fishing. Weather experts say when thunderstorms roar, you should get out of the water, drop the sporting equipment and flee to a safe area inside a building or a vehicle.
A swift water rescue captured by television news crews Sunday is a reminder to Valley residents of the dangers that quickly occur when rains hit.
News stories from over the weekend about the deaths of 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shot fire fighters in Yarnell paint an ugly picture of Arizona’s response to what was a small fire that grew and grew and killed so many.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena packed with firefighters from around the nation.
SALT LAKE CITY — A lottery system for hikers makes it difficult for many to win a permit to visit a rock formation called The Wave — and that may have colored the judgment of a couple who set out in brutal heat and were found dead along the trail.
The bodies of 19 elite Hotshot firefighters haven't been left alone since they were pulled from a charred Arizona mountainside last week. It's a tradition among the close-knit crews everywhere to stay by the fallen until they're handed off to families for burial.
Shortly before flames engulfed his comrades, the Hotshot firefighters' lookout radioed his team that the blaze had shifted direction with the wind and that he was fleeing for safety.
PRESCOTT — Investigators from across the U.S. poured into the mountain town of Yarnell on Tuesday to figure out why 19 elite firefighters perished in an out-of-control wildfire and whether human error played a role in the tragedy.
A blazing heat wave expected to send the mercury soaring to nearly 120 degrees in Phoenix and Las Vegas over the weekend has settled across the West, threatening to ground airliners and forcing cities to set up cooling stations for the homeless and elderly.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.