Arizona, a traditionally red state, seems to be in play in this presidential election.  The Clinton campaign has taken notice and has ramped up its activities in the state.

Bernie Sanders stumped for Clinton Tuesday in Tucson and Flagstaff.  Chelsea Clinton was in Tempe Wednesday.  Michele Obama will be in Phoenix Thursday.  And as early voting is underway in the state, the Clinton campaign is putting another two million dollars into advertising to try to benefit not just the presidential nominee, but also Democrats further down the ticket.

Stephanie Sanchez

Emergency rooms across the nation are busy. Many visits are for non-life threatening conditions and can be costly. A program in Yuma County wants to prevent unnecessary ER visits by bringing back an old idea--house calls made by the local fire department.

Gary Kramer / USFWS

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) has protested what he calls a Republican mythology about management of endangered wolves.  He says he wants to change the focus of the conversation.   Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports.

Douglas Moore, Graphic Artist / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared an insect once found in Madera Canyon south of Tucson extinct—one of about 200 species of animals, plants, and insects that disappear every day.  This trend has many scientists concerned for the state of biodiversity across the globe.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science desk reports…

Bob Burns for Corporation Commission

Yuma--Three seats are up for grabs on the Arizona Corporation Commission this November. 

Incumbent Bob Burns is seeking re-election and is one of the three Republicans vying for an open seat.

If elected, this would be Burn’s final term since commissioners are limited to two four-year terms.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Commissioner Burns who says he has unfinished business of restoring the public’s confidence in the commission.