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Scenic parcel now part of Chiricahua National Monument

Scenic parcel now part of Chiricahua National Monument

Plot includes 40 acres, historic stone house near entrance. 

December 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson woman rescued from cliff edge in Grand Canyon

Tucson woman rescued from cliff edge in Grand Canyon

Stranded for about eight hours on a slope above an 80-foot cliff.

November 07, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

That's what one developer wants, but some Navajo Nation members have doubts.

July 21, 2014 2:51 pmLoading…
Visitors to Saguaro National Park boost local economy

Visitors to Saguaro National Park boost local economy

The impact was more than $41 million last year, new report says.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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2 bats in Grand Canyon positive for rabies

2 bats in Grand Canyon positive for rabies

One bat was captured days after it was exposed to a visitor.

July 20, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Casa Grande Ruins drew $3.5M in spending in 2013

Casa Grande Ruins drew $3.5M in spending in 2013

Study shows visitors to tourist attraction helped support more than 51 jobs.

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State briefs

Ex-deputy found dead in home; suicide likely

May 08, 2014 6:41 pm
In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

In April in Southeastern Arizona, where there's smoke, there's a human-caused fire

The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Law and order briefs

Law and order briefs

Officials seek info on national park thief

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Saguaro Park vandals' sentences include chopping wood

Two Tucson men have pleaded guilty to charges of vandalizing cacti and a palo verde tree at Saguaro National Park East last May.

February 26, 2014 11:30 am Related

Dry winter brings wildfire fears in S. Arizona

The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this year, say national forest and parks officials.

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Free entrance to national parks

Free entrance to national parks

Get the kids and head to Saguaro National Park East or West, for a free day of hiking over Presidents Day weekend.  

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Upchurch, other federal officials answer questions on the Rosemont Mine

Last Monday, Coronado National Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch answered questions at a news conference about the Rosemont Mine.

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State must decide if it will keep funding Grand Canyon

PHOENIX — Arizona has about $275,000 in the bank earmarked for Grand Canyon operations — and less than two days to decide whether to use that to keep the national park open if budget negotiations in Washington remain stalled.

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Grand Canyon to reopen Saturday morning

PHOENIX — Grand Canyon National Park is set to reopen today.

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Shutdown can’t keep Arizona vets from visiting WW II Memorial

Shutdown can’t keep Arizona vets from visiting WW II Memorial

WASHINGTON — A government shutdown could not keep 77 Southern Arizona veterans from seeing “their” World War II Memorial ono Monday.

October 08, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…
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
More photos released in attack on Arizona park service employee

More photos released in attack on Arizona park service employee

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about men who were seen at Chiricahua National Monument in the days leading up to an attack on a park service employee.

September 03, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

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Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Photo released of man suspected in beating of US parks employee

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
Photo released of suspect in beating of park employee

Photo released of suspect in beating of park employee

A surveillance photo of a man suspected in the beating of a 60-year-old National Park Service employee Wednesday was released by Cochise County Sheriff's officials.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

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