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Strong sense of place

Tucson made big changes that had big impacts on its water consumption.

Cochise Democrats ready for the general election

The party wants to focus on issues.

Open Mic Night opens opportunities and cooperation in Sierra Vista

Monthly gathering welcomes artists to showcase their talent.

The water came back

Poor water practices made the Santa Cruz River practically disappear, but new efforts have some water flowing again. And when there’s water in the desert, life follows quickly.

Mailboxes are overflowing with campaign ads. Who's paying for it all?

Outside groups spend big to sway voters as August 2nd primary approaches.

COVID-19 highlights need for school counselors

Schools across Cochise County have identified an increase in demand for mental health counseling services since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Not here for some agrarian fantasy”

Arizona plays a big role in providing Americans with fresh greens year-round, and its farmers are feeling the pressure to keep that going while cutting down on water. It’s also not an easy place to start farming from scratch.

On the Colorado River the feds carry a big stick. Will the states get hit?

A summer deadline approaches for state leaders to agree on how to cut their water use.

Abortion ruling puts new focus on Arizona's attorney general race

The race for state attorney general is one of the most crowded fields on Arizona’s primary ballots.

A battle of endorsements in the GOP gubernatorial primary

At this late stage in the race, Karrin Taylor Robson is picking up steam as Donald Trump backs Kari Lake.

How would the next secretary of state handle future elections? Look back to 2020

One task, once mundane, has been politicized by some of the candidates vying for the office: election certification.

Why the race in this Arizona congressional district is attracting national attention

Democrats and Republicans are choosing their nominees for the 6th Congressional District as GOP leaders aim to flip it in November.

Wa:k–where the water goes in

The Tohono O’odham Nation and its predecessors, the Huhugam, have used canals to move water around Southern Arizona for millenia. Today, the Tohono O’odham Nation is looking into those older practices around water and bringing some back into the fold.

When you touch it, it gets worse

The City of Bisbee's antiquated water systems are slowing down the fire department in the face of longer and more dangerous wildfire seasons. Town leaders are looking to solve the problem while improving their water infrastructure on the whole.

The Buzz previews AZPM's new water podcast Tapped

Join us for a look at a new series that tells the stories of how we use water.

Where's the new money in the state budget going?

We look at a handful of areas that will see a notable increase in funds this fiscal year

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