Will Stone

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Solar Power Advocates Undeterred By Trump's Climate Policies

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Some worry that President Trump's rollback in climate policy will hurt renewable energy. But in Arizona, a state that has embraced solar energy, those in the industry say the outlook is still bright.


Analyzing Obamacare's Impact In Arizona

Sunday, March 26, 2017

With the collapse of the Republicans' health care bill, we consider the impact on Arizona, a state where many have benefited from Obamacare, but others have been hard hit by rising insurance premiums.


Repeal Of Health Law Could Force Tough Decisions For Arizona Republicans

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The state expanded Medicaid under a Republican governor a few years ago, extending health coverage to hundreds of thousands of Arizonans. But the GOP plan in Congress would cut much of that funding.


Proposed Border Wall Would Affect Many Endangered Species

Saturday, March 11, 2017

A border wall between the U.S. and Mexico would run thousands of miles along an ecologically diverse region. Environmentalists say it would cause major harm to wildlife and their habitat.


Arizona Children Could Lose Health Coverage Under Obamacare Repeal

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Arizona has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids in the U.S. The federal health law put a dent in those numbers, but child advocates fear any gains will disappear if the law is repealed.


One Arizona Group Goes To Court For The Disabled — More Than 1,500 Times

Friday, November 04, 2016

An advocacy group in Arizona is creating controversy by tackling enforcement of the law on its own. But the growing number of lawsuits recently led Arizona's attorney general to intervene.


Residents Call For Regulation Of Sober Living Homes In Arizona

Monday, August 22, 2016

Prescott, Ariz., has become the epicenter of an unlikely industry: addiction recovery. The quaint, mountain town has a population of just 40,000 people, but there are also more than 150 so-called sober living homes. They're often situated in residential neighborhoods and offer a less institutional setting for addicts in recovery. But not everyone is happy with the town's new status.


A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living Homes

Monday, August 22, 2016

Prescott, Ariz., has become a destination of choice for people trying to get sober, with growing numbers of group homes for recovering addicts. Some residents are calling for regulation of the homes.


Denied Coverage For Surgery, Transgender Man Sues His Insurance Provider

Monday, August 01, 2016

A transgender man in Phoenix is suing his employer in federal court to pay for sex reassignment surgery. The costs of the procedures are substantial; insurance plans only recently began covering them.


Uber But For Energy: Utility Surge Pricing Threatens Summer Cool

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Power companies are rushing to keep pace with the changing energy landscape. This transition is especially contentious in the desert Southwest, where energy needs are enormous during the summer.


Arizona Tribes Wade Into The Water Business

Monday, January 18, 2016

Rain and snow from El Nino are filling reservoirs in the West. But the weather isn't ending questions about where cities will get water in years to come. One source could be Native American tribes.


Endangered Wildlife Find A Safe Home On The Range, The Bombing Range

Friday, October 02, 2015

The U.S. military manages about 30 million acres of land that is home to some 400 threatened and endangered species. This raises a host of issues, but some environmentalists see it as an opportunity.


In Lake Mead, Lower Water Levels Make Exploring B-29 Wreckage Easier

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The reservoir outside Las Vegas is home to the wreck of a B-29 bomber that crashed in 1948. The region's drought has lowered water levels so much that scuba divers can now explore the wreck.


Drought Drives Demand For Groundwater, As Well-Wishers Pile Up

Friday, July 17, 2015

The drought has put a strain on farms and cities in the Southwest, but it's been a boon for one industry: As Will Stone of KJZZ reports, well-drillers are slammed with demand, especially in Arizona.


Lake Mead's Drought Conditions Make Diving For B-29 Wreckage Easier

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The lake is home to the underwater wreckage of a B-29 bomber, which crashed on a secret mission during World War II. The drought is making it easier for scuba divers to explore the submerged ruins.


Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history.


Nevada's Tesla Battery Factory Triggers Wave Of Follow-Up Business

Monday, December 29, 2014

Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada to build its factory in exchange for an incentives package. It'll be built in a rural area East of Reno with little infrastructure and years of high unemployment.


In Nevada's Governor's Race, Hispanic Candidates Try To Woo Voters

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The state's first Hispanic governor, Brian Sandoval, has become popular and is expected to easily win reelection. But Democrats there now have a rising star: a young Latina politician, Lucy Flores.


Burning Man: Fun For The Whole Family?

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Burning Man festival has long attracted people to northern Nevada's desert for a week of radical self-expression. Now, some, long-time "burners" are bringing their kids along to participate.


A 'Lost Generation Of Workers': The Cost Of Youth Unemployment

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.