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Tucson man catches monster catfish at Patagonia Lake

Tucson man catches monster catfish at Patagonia Lake

A Tucson man caught a 56-pound catfish at Patagonia Lake this week, Arizona Game and Fish officials say.

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Pronghorns released near Sonoita

Pronghorns released near Sonoita

Forty-one pronghorns, commonly known as antelope, were released at two sites in the Sonoita-Patagonia area Wednesday — part of an effort to rebuild dwindling herds in Southeastern Arizona.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Paton's Birder Haven to be sold

Paton's Birder Haven to be sold

A residence in Patagonia — where bird-watchers have come for decades to spot species such as the sought-after violet-crowned hummingbird in the backyard — will be sold by the owners and managed by the Tucson Audubon Society.

December 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Coastal bird makes rare appearance at Patagonia Lake

Coastal bird makes rare appearance at Patagonia Lake

A wayward seabird with a quirky name — the blue-footed booby — has flown far from its domain along the Gulf of California and settled for the past couple of weeks at Patagonia Lake, northeast of Nogales.

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Local over-the-top journalist Jeff Smith dies at 67

Local over-the-top journalist Jeff Smith dies at 67

Smith crashed his motorcycle in '81.

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Local over-the-top journalist Jeff Smith dies at 67

Local over-the-top journalist Jeff Smith dies at 67

Journalist Jeff Smith - known for his pull-out-the-stops, devil-be-damned, sometimes profound and nearly always entertaining columns - has died.

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Longtime Tucson journalist Jeff Smith dies at 67

Longtime Tucson journalist Jeff Smith dies at 67

Journalist Jeff Smith — known for his pull-out-the-stops, devil-be-damned, sometimes profound and nearly always entertaining columns — has died.

August 07, 2013 12:20 pmLoading…

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4 in Patagonia family get prison in drug case

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
Profitable World's Fair Mine a real gem

Profitable World's Fair Mine a real gem

Blacksmith Frank Powers bought the World's Fair Mine, shown here as it appeared looking south in 1909, for $100 and operated it with his wife, Josephine, in the Patagonia Mountains.

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Profitable World's Fair Mine a real gem

Profitable World's Fair Mine a real gem

The World's Fair Mine in the summer of 2012, with the foundations of the mill site evident. Metal concentrations in the nearby watershed prompted recent remediation efforts.

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Profitable World's Fair Mine a real gem

Profitable World's Fair Mine a real gem

A mine that ended up yielding hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of minerals was purchased for just $100 in 1884.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mine Tales: Mowry made quite a profit

Mine Tales: Mowry made quite a profit

Located 14 miles south of Patagonia in the Patagonia Mountains, the Mowry Mine was originally worked by Native Americans under the supervision of Jesuits during the Spanish era, in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Reserve spot now for Tucson dinner series

Hilton El Conquistor's Epazote wants to highlight Arizona products.

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Mountain lion warning issued for Patagonia-area preserve

Mountain lion warning issued for Patagonia-area preserve

A mountain lion has been spotted several times in the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve in southern Arizona and visitors are being warned to be careful.

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Landmark Southern Arizona cottonwood tree topples

Landmark Southern Arizona cottonwood tree topples

The largest cottonwood tree in Arizona stands in Skull Valley near Prescott. This photo was taken in June, 2005.

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Landmark Southern Arizona cottonwood tree topples

Landmark Southern Arizona cottonwood tree topples

This undated photo shows the now-deceased giant cottonwood tree on the Circle Z Guest Ranch.

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Landmark Southern Arizona cottonwood tree topples

Landmark Southern Arizona cottonwood tree topples

PATAGONIA - What was long the nation's biggest cottonwood tree is dead, split into two slabs, its gargantuan trunk sprawling askew.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Johnny Tynes

October 25, 2012 12:00 am
Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Tucsonan is accused of injuring baby

October 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tom Horne

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