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Tucson driver escapes injury after saguaro cactus pierces windshield

Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car’s windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck June 10 on the outskirts of Tucson.

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Invasive mussel threatens Lake Powell pipeline project

An invasive mussel that has taken up residence in Lake Powell on the Colorado River is threatening Utah’s push to develop a $1.8 billion pipeline to deliver water to fast-growing areas.

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Man gets life sentence for 2014 death of Bullhead City girl

A Bullhead City man has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of an 8-year-old girl, a day after a judge rejected his request to withdraw his guilty plea

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Arizona sees increase in cases of West Nile Virus

The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed 27 West Nile cases in 2019 as of July 5.

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Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada

Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox walked more than 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles) to go from northern Norway to Canada's far north in four months.

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Arches National Park receives certification for dark skies

Arches National Park in southern Utah is now certified as an International Dark Sky Park.

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Environmentalists group wants grizzly bears restored to more US states

The request comes after environmentalists successfully sued last year to block grizzly hunts planned in Wyoming and Idaho.

Frontier Airlines adds 7 new routes out of Las Vegas

Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has announced it will launch seven new routes out of Las Vegas.

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New wind farm to operate in southeastern New Mexico by 2020

A new wind power generating farm is coming to southeastern New Mexico, bringing turbines and transmission lines.

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Victim in fatal Lake Powell boating accident identified as Utah woman

The person who died in a Lake Powell boating accident last week has been identified as an 18-year-old woman from Spanish Fork, Utah, who had just graduated high school.

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