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Benson council give first OK to big development

Benson council give first OK to big development

Approves a preliminary development plan for the 28,000-home project.

April 14, 2015 10:00 pmLoading…
Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

Feds designate 764K acres prime habitat for endangered jaguar

More than 764,000 acres of Southeast Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico became federally designated prime habitat for the endangered jaguar today.

March 04, 2014 12:36 pm Photos

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New photos of jaguar taken SE of Tucson released by feds

New photos of jaguar taken SE of Tucson released by feds

Four photos of a jaguar roaming southeast of Tucson in the northern Santa Rita Mountains and one photo of an ocelot in the Huachuca Mountains were released today by the federal government.

December 20, 2012 4:06 pmLoading…

Wildfire near Benson grows to 1,500 acres

The Cottonwood Fire burning in the Whetstone Mountains south of Benson has grown to up to 1,500 acres.

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Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

A helicopter prepares to drop water over the Cottonwood Fire below Cottonwood Peak southwest of Benson. No evacuations had been ordered as of Wednesday.

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Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

Cottonwood Fire spreads to 650 acres in Whetstones

A wildfire burning in the Whetstone Mountains southwest of Benson grew to about 650 acres Wednesday.

June 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wildfire southwest of Benson now at 200 acres

A wildfire burning in the Whetstone Mountains southwest of Benson has grown to about 200 acres.

June 27, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…

2 new wildfires burning in S. Arizona

Two new wildfires are burning in Southern Arizona, while a third fire east of Tucson is now fully contained.

June 26, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

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