A fast-moving wildfire ignited by a lightning strike Saturday afternoon on ranch land near Elgin, about 55 miles southeast of Tucson, is now 65 percent contained.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized an estimated $314,650 worth of marijuana, and made arrests in other incidents last week, authorities said.
Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized more than $605,000 worth of marijuana and arrested eight drug smugglers during the past two weeks, federal authorities said.
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.
Quiessence's Greg LaPrad plans to open farm to table restaurant in August.
Nearly three dozen horses and burros that have been roaming wild on the range will be offered for adoption this month in Sonoita.
Arizona authorities describe a chaotic scene at a weekend crash involving an SUV packed with 20 immigrants from Mexico and Guatemala as it fled the Border Patrol and flipped over, killing five people and injuring 15.
March brings a bunch of free events for Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. See azstateparks.com for a complete list; here's a sample:
Passing trains, lavish homes, mountain views are among the many sights near the Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon trailhead.
Stop for breakfast at Reb's Cafe & Coffee Shop in Benson. Two eggs, potato, choice of meat and toast ($5.29) is a popular choice.
In the Elgin-Sonoita area, you'll have several choices if you'd like to stop and sample some Arizona wine.
This abandoned filling station sits in front of a mercantile store at the Fairbank historic town site in Southeast Arizona. The town site is open daily for self-guided tours.
Singing Wind Bookshop owner Winn Bundy points out a few interesting titles. The book shop, at 700 W. Singing Wind Road north of Benson, is open seven days a week.
One of the wonderful things about the holidays is having family and friends at your house. Here's something almost equally wonderful: finding an entertaining way to lure everyone out of the house for a while.
PRESCOTT - The Arizona Game and Fish Department wants to move pronghorns from one of the largest herds in the state to supplement populations in Southeastern Arizona.
Arizona Hops and Vines' event includes live music and car show.
Speakeasy event features classic cars, wines.
A small bear peeks around the nightstand in Volk home in Sonoita, Ariz., on Oct. 4. Courtesy Phil Volk
Game officials with the tranquilized cub that invaded a Sonoita home
The tranquilzed cub is lifted into an Arizona Game and Fish Department vehicle. The cub broke a window to get into the house.