Levels were "way above any standards," says Geological Survey hydrologist.
Enviros want to stop Canadian company looking for copper.
Agency draws flak from environmentalists for its handling of Trench Mine runoff.
Toxic heavy metals may have leached into the water during heavy rains.
A Tucson man caught a 56-pound catfish at Patagonia Lake this week, Arizona Game and Fish officials say.
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.
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.
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.
Smith crashed his motorcycle in '81.
Journalist Jeff Smith - known for his pull-out-the-stops, devil-be-damned, sometimes profound and nearly always entertaining columns - has died.
Journalist Jeff Smith — known for his pull-out-the-stops, devil-be-damned, sometimes profound and nearly always entertaining columns — has died.
4 in Patagonia family get prison in drug case
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.
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.
A mine that ended up yielding hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of minerals was purchased for just $100 in 1884.
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.
Hilton El Conquistor's Epazote wants to highlight Arizona products.
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.
PATAGONIA - What was long the nation's biggest cottonwood tree is dead, split into two slabs, its gargantuan trunk sprawling askew.
The largest cottonwood tree in Arizona stands in Skull Valley near Prescott. This photo was taken in June, 2005.