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Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Land-use agreements will protect vital wildlife corridors from development.

October 28, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

TEP sued over management of controversial power line

Partner in segment of planned 500-mile line to N.M. says Tucson Electric overshot its authority.

October 11, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Conviction of ex-Arizona congressman upheld

Rick Renzi was convicted of extortion, fraud, conspiracy and racketeering.

October 09, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…
US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.

August 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dig confirms Clovis people hunted elephantlike gomphotheres

Dig confirms Clovis people hunted elephantlike gomphotheres

We now know the beasts roamed North America as recently as 13,000 years ago.

August 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Judge deals major setback to big Sierra Vista project

A planned project for 7,000 homes and apartments in Sierra Vista now sits in legal limbo due to a judge’s ruling overturning state approval of it.

June 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Suit over Fort Huachuca water use dropped, but dispute continues

PHOENIX —Two environmental groups on Friday dropped their lawsuit seeking to force the federal government to determine the impact of Fort Huachuca on the San Pedro River.

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Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River went on trial here Monday.

April 07, 2014 5:01 pmLoading…
Environmentalists sue to force Fort Huachuca to spell out water impact or face mission cuts

Environmentalists sue to force Fort Huachuca to spell out water impact or face mission cuts

PHOENIX — Contending prior court orders have been ignored, environmental groups want a federal judge to force Fort Huachuca to finally determine how it’s impacting the San Pedro River.

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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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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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San Pedro pond, a big draw for bird-watchers, goes dry

San Pedro pond, a big draw for bird-watchers, goes dry

The scenes at Green Kingfisher Pond include turkey vultures and great blue herons strolling on parched soil, laced with cracks.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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San Pedro due bird recognition

San Pedro due bird recognition

Grasslands, trees and mountains can be seen from the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. The 57,000-acre area is widely known as a bird-watcher's paradise. Experienced bird-survey volunteers recently collected data in the conservation area.

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San Pedro due bird recognition

San Pedro due bird recognition

An Arizona Bell's vireo feeds her babies at her nest. At San Pedro, you're likely to encounter sights like this.

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San Pedro due bird recognition

San Pedro due bird recognition

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San Pedro due bird recognition

San Pedro due bird recognition

A national conservation area east of Sierra Vista will be rededicated Saturday as a "globally important bird area."

May 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Quirk in water law allows SV project to move ahead

When deciding if a development should be blocked, Arizona water regulators lack the power to consider whether groundwater pumping for the project could lower the neighboring San Pedro River.

March 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

San Manuel area may get new underground mine

Another new, major Southern Arizona copper mine is in the planning stages near San Manuel, where copper was mined for many decades.

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Ghost town to come alive with annual fair

Ghost town to come alive with annual fair

The Cascabel Community Fair marks its 32nd year this weekend and will feature food and entertainment along with local products for sale by area artisans.

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Ghost town to come alive with annual fair

Ghost town to come alive with annual fair

The Wayback Machine performed at the Cascabel Community Fair. The weekend fair will also feature soups and a barbecue plate. Beef and organic produce will also be for sale.

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