Showing: 1-20 of 5047

Cap

While California wilts under drought, Colorado River supply OK — for now

While California wilts under drought, Colorado River supply OK — for now

While Californians sell cattle, halt salmon fishing and stop watering lawns due to an unyielding drought, the water picture is brighter — in the short term at least — for Arizona and the rest of the Colorado River Basin.

February 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Compromise plan for big power plant is the best option

The recent proposal to the Environmental Protection Agency by a group of stakeholders on the continued operation of the Navajo Generating Station offers a workable balance between economic and environmental concerns around the plant. The station is one of the largest producers of harmful nit…

August 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
100 years of Tour de France

100 years of Tour de France

French pop singer Andre Dassary, left. helps French cycling ace Jacques Anquetil to put on the yellow jersey, after he won the first stage of the Tour de France from Rouen to Versailles, Versailles, France, June 25, 1961. (AP Photo)

June 17, 2013 8:18 pm
Guest Column: CAP continues its strong role to ensure access to Colorado River water

Guest Column: CAP continues its strong role to ensure access to Colorado River water

Participated in negotiations among 7 Colo. River Basin states to develop a plan for shortages.

May 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: CAP continues its strong role to ensure access to Colorado River water

Guest Column: CAP continues its strong role to ensure access to Colorado River water

The Colorado River was recently listed by the American Rivers organization as the most endangered river in the United States. Here at Central Arizona Project (CAP), we have long understood that the over-allocation of the Colorado River, coupled with growing water demands and the potential fo…

May 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Phoenix's too-hot future

Phoenix's too-hot future

A dust storm known as a "haboob" restricts visibility in downtown Phoenix. The overheated weather of the future is likely to send the city more violent dust storms, packed with ever greater amounts of energy.

March 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Phoenix's too-hot future

Phoenix's too-hot future

If cities were stocks, you'd want to short Phoenix. Of course, it's an easy city to pick on. The nation's 13th-largest metropolitan area crams 4.3 million people into a low bowl in a hot desert, where horrific heat waves and windstorms visit it regularly. And it depends on an improbable infr…

March 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Impress upon EPA the impact of proposed Navajo plant emission plans

For more than three years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been considering requiring new emission controls to reduce haze-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) released as a byproduct of burning coal to create electricity at the Navajo Generating Station. The Central Arizona Project fo…

February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush

President George H W Bush walks course during his golf game with son Jeb, not shown, at the Cape Arundel Golf Club on Aug. 27, 1990 in Kennebunkport in Maine. The president is scheduled to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney Monday at his Walker's Point home. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

December 26, 2012 7:54 pmLoading…
Summer Olympic moments in history

Summer Olympic moments in history

Helene Madison, right, and Willy Den Guden, Holland, photographed at the Olympic swimming stadium in Los Angeles, August 8, 1932 when they were first and second, respectively, in the finals of the 100-meter free style swim. Miss Madison set a new world's record, surpassing a new one which Mi…

July 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Rosemont ramps up quest for CAP flow

Construction on a pipeline that would deliver CAP water to the Green Valley-Sahuarita area for the proposed Rosemont Mine and possibly other water users will start next month.

July 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Test run on Yuma desalination plant a success

Test run on Yuma desalination plant a success

One of the potential solutions to drought in the Colorado River basin - a major test of desalination - was an environmental and economic success, UA researchers and U.S. officials said this week.

June 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Test run on water plant a success

Test run on water plant a success

Sonoran Institute staff member Bernabe Rico Hurtado downloads data from instruments that record the water level and quality at the Cienega de Santa Clara in northern Sonora in this undated photograph.

June 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Is drought a side effect of Southwest warming?

The 50 years ending in 2000 were the Southwest's warmest for at least 600 years, underscoring studies showing that human-caused climate change is heating up the region.

June 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Colorado River flow expected to be down

The Colorado River, volatile as ever, is expected to run far below normal this year in Arizona following a near-record high 2011 runoff, authorities said Wednesday.

April 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

US, Colombia OK accord widening American access to military bases

BOGOTA — In a private, low-key ceremony, the U.S. ambassador and three Colombian ministers signed a pact Friday giving American personnel expanded access to military bases in this drug-producing country, a deal that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has called a threat to the region's security.

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Comeback gives Benson 2A East title

Comeback gives Benson 2A East title

BENSON — It was easy to see that Benson tailback Kyle Graf was not going to be stopped. Not against archrival Willcox. Not for the region championship.

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Mujer sin límites : ¡No puedo olvidar a mi ex!

Cada noche cuando se abren las líneas telefónicas en mi programa radial, no falla que por lo menos una mujer me diga: "Necesito ayuda, ¡no puedo olvidar a mi ex!". La mayoría de las veces, respondo con esta pregunta: "¿No puedes o no quieres olvidarlo?".

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Utilities must accelerate switch to solar energy

We don't want to rain on anyone's solar parade, but news this week of a large green-energy facility being built on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base shouldn't lull anyone into thinking that all is well on the local energy scene.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Video

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...

Major Repairs, Major Savings!

K&D Quality Auto is offering $25.00 off any repair of $20…

Event Calendar

Today's events | Add an event

Most viewed: