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Chiricahua Mountains

NWS radar picks up images, possibly sandhill cranes

NWS radar picks up images, possibly sandhill cranes

Sandhill cranes likely arriving for the winter near Willcox.

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Road into popular Cave Creek Canyon closed indefinitely

Road into popular Cave Creek Canyon closed indefinitely

A 19-mile stretch of Forest Road 42 is closed.

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Mine Tales: Chiricahua Mountains yielded sought-after wulfenite

Mine Tales: Chiricahua Mountains yielded sought-after wulfenite

The first recorded mining claim in the Chiricahua Mountains was the Hidden Treasure, worked by Jack Dunn in early 1881. It later became part of the Hilltop Mine, the largest and most profitable mine in the Chiricahuas.

January 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photos released in Cochise park attack

Photos released in Cochise park attack

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office is looking to identify three men who were seen at Chiricahua National Monument in the days leading up to an attack on a park employee.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am

Lost groups rescued in Cochise County mountains

A group of hikers and a family on horseback had to be rescued in separate incidents after getting lost in mountains in Cochise County, the sheriff’s department said.

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Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

A paintbrush mountain wildflower could be seen on the Green Mountain Trail in the Santa Catalina Mountains on May 26. The high country should remain colorful into September.

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Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

Columbine wildflowers adorn the Green Mountain Trail in the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson.

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Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

Bracken ferns along the Green Mountain Trail in the Santa Catalina Mountains.

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Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

Colorful mountain wildflowers in bloom

Here's one big benefit of living in a city with deserts out the front door and 9,000-foot mountains nearby: a wildflower season that goes on for about seven months.

June 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Those with a great fear of the state's common poisonous viper might want to avoid Rattlesnake Trail, near Sabino Canyon.

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Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Those with a great fear of the state's common poisonous viper might want to avoid Rattlesnake Trail, near Sabino Canyon.

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Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

A hiker looks at the interesting rock formations at a place in the Catalina Mountains known as the Peck Basin Overlook, on Incinerator Ridge.

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Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

A hiker looks at the interesting rock formations at a place in the Catalina Mountains known as the Peck Basin Overlook, on Incinerator Ridge.

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Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Some of state's beautiful places are saddled with yucky names

Be warned: The great Arizona outdoors isn't all hearts and flowers when it comes to place names.

August 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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2 new wildfires burning in S. Arizona

Two new wildfires are burning in Southern Arizona, while a third fire east of Tucson is now fully contained.

June 26, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…
Major 2011 Southern Arizona wildfires leave no smoking gun

Major 2011 Southern Arizona wildfires leave no smoking gun

Southern Arizona’s costliest fires of 2011 were both human-caused and started in border areas known for drug and human smuggling.

May 14, 2012 12:03 pmLoading…

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