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Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to more than 300 acres

Fire in Huachuca Mountains grows to more than 300 acres

A wildfire burning in Garden Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains has grown and a Type 1 incident management team is expected to take over command of the fire around 6 p.m. Tuesday. 

April 15, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Water supply focus of court fight over proposed Sierra Vista development

Water supply focus of court fight over proposed Sierra Vista development

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River, water rights and development went on trial here Monday.

April 07, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Percentage population loss in Cochise County is most in US

PHOENIX — Cochise County lost a larger percentage of its population last year than any other county in the country, new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show.

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Fire burns four acres near Douglas

Fire burns four acres near Douglas

A fire that broke out near Douglas scorched four acres, a power pole and a wall surrounding a pump house. 

March 16, 2014 3:18 pm
Joe Lane, former Ariz. House Speaker,  dies

Joe Lane, former Ariz. House Speaker, dies

PHOENIX — Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died Thursday in Tucson.

March 06, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

More than 764,000 acres of Southeast Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico became federally designated prime habitat for the endangered jaguar today.

March 04, 2014 12:36 pm Photos

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Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

Homeland Security chief says border security is a priority

The new secretary of homeland security stressed alertness along the U.S.-Mexico border, but during his first official visit to Southern Arizona he did not address recent cartel-related violence in Sonora.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Wind farm could endanger birding paradise, some fear

Wind farm could endanger birding paradise, some fear

A planned $100 million wind-energy farm west of Willcox could be lethal to birds in an area famous for its annual birding festival, critics say.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cochise County: Man shot to death in struggle with border agent

Cochise County: Man shot to death in struggle with border agent

A man was shot to death Thursday night during a struggle with a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the Arizona-Mexico border, officials said Friday.

January 17, 2014 12:26 pm
Tombstone finally makes 'True West' Top 10 list

Tombstone finally makes 'True West' Top 10 list

It took eight long years, but Tombstone finally blasted its way onto True West Magazine’s Top 10 True Western Towns for 2014. Tombstone comes in at No. 9, while Dodge City, Kan., takes the top spot.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Frost advisory issued for parts of Southern Arizona

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for parts of Arizona above 2,800 feet in effect from midnight to 8 a.m. Monday. 

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Tucson man crushed in rockslide

Tucson man crushed in rockslide

A 56-year-old man from Tucson died Wednesday while digging for rocks near St. David.

October 10, 2013 8:32 am Photos

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Mine Tales: Rich Tombstone mines were a lure for prospectors

Mine Tales: Rich Tombstone mines were a lure for prospectors

Tombstone, renowned for its gunfights, gambling halls, brothels and bars, was a silver mining town of great wealth during the decade known as “The Roarin’ ’80s” in the 19th century.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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These images — including truck testicles — can help collar Cochise County attacker

These images — including truck testicles — can help collar Cochise County attacker

A Cochise County woman was beaten after she surprised a burglar at her boyfriend’s home Monday morning.

August 22, 2013 5:00 pm Related

Bisbee mine tours to end

Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold announced Friday it would be terminating its operational lease for the Queen Mine Tour, a popular Bisbee tourist attraction.

August 11, 2013 4:46 pmLoading…
July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

Try though he did to stay dry, this cyclist couldn't protect himself from Friday's rain on North Stone Avenue at Speedway. Still, it was little compared with Douglas, which had its wettest month in history with 10.23 inches.

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July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

July's monsoon drenched mountains, border region

It was a productive July for monsoon rains in Southern Arizona, particularly atop our mountains and along our southern border.

August 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Cochise County is hoping to use a new federal grant to plan upgrades to Bisbee-Douglas International Airport to foster economic development.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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