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.
PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River went on trial here Monday.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon begin removing unexploded ordnance from outside Fort Huachuca within the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.
Try though he did to stay dry, this cyclist couldn't protect himself from Friday's rain on North Stone Avenue at Speedway. Still, it was little compared with Douglas, which had its wettest month in history with 10.23 inches.
It was a productive July for monsoon rains in Southern Arizona, particularly atop our mountains and along our southern border.
Dead trees lie piled along the San Pedro River in Sierra Vista. Environmental activists and the federal Bureau of Land Management have filed suit in Superior Court to overturn the state's approval of water use for a proposed nearby 6,900-home and apartment development.
A sign warns hunters and trespassers to keep clear of land proposed for 6,900 homes and apartments, which would be developed north of Buffalo Soldier Trail and east of Arizona 92 in Sierra Vista. The nearby San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area was established in 1988.
On the surface, new litigation over the San Pedro is pitting the Southwest's last major free-flowing river against the future of Sierra Vista and its environs.