Troy Hill/Cronkite News

Troy Hill/Cronkite News

Tempe streetcar opens as Valley Metro expands light rail west and south

By: - August 10, 2022

TEMPE – As neon lights replaced the setting sun one recent Friday evening, the city’s nightlife scene came alive along Mill Avenue, a popular spot near Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. Some revelers arrived by car, but others stepped off a new streetcar that makes several stops along Mill and winds through other parts of […]

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‘Springs are sentinels’: NAU team studies how spring water affects ecosystems

By: - June 24, 2022

FLAGSTAFF – Springs are immensely important to Arizona’s ecosystems and its people, and springs can tell us a lot about both, according to Abe Springer, whose Northern Arizona University research team studies spring water and groundwater and their effects on the environment. For the past 10 years, the professor of ecohydrogeology and a team of […]