Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

By Cronkite News Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva of Tucson was arrested Tuesday morning during a protest in front of the Trump Tower in New York City, according to information from his campaign office. Democratic Reps. Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois and Adriano Espaillat of New York, and Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito […]

Military Police, Border Patrol stop human smuggling attempt

Military Police, Border Patrol stop human smuggling attempt

By SoAzNewsX Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brian A. Terry Station assisted Fort Huachuca’s law enforcement personnel in arresting three people and seizing a vehicle during a human smuggling attempt on Sunday evening near Sierra Vista, Arizona. Fort Huachuca officials encountered a 2017 Ford Fusion, driven by a U.S. citizen from Laughlin, Nevada, with […]

Phase 1 of Pima Animal Care Center’s new shelter reaches 70 percent completion

Phase 1 of Pima Animal Care Center’s new shelter reaches 70 percent completion

By SoAzNewsX Construction work on Pima Animal Care Center’s new modern-care animal shelter has progressed significantly over the last several months, reaching 70 percent completion. The new building, which is in Phase 1 of construction, is scheduled to open to the public this December. As of Sept. 12, Sundt contractors had completed most of the exterior work for the […]

NamJam Car show 2017 Saturday

NamJam Car show 2017 Saturday

By SoAzNewsX Vietnam Veterans of America Tucson Chapter 106 is proud to announce their NamJam Car show will be held at Chuy’s (22nd & Kolb) on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm. Car Show Registration begins at 8 am to 10 am and costs $30. Special category for custom bicycles is $5 with a […]

Border ranchers, in a world without a wall

Border ranchers, in a world without a wall

From The Westerner Blog Across hundreds of miles, cattle ranchers tell remarkably similar stories, from flowing grasslands of the San Rafael Valley to gnarly peaks of the Atascosa Mountains to saguaro-studded desert. Ranching is a heritage of land, a family legacy, a lifestyle. It’s a cycle of fence mending, cactus dodging and calf branding, measured […]

Common sense fire policies for the west coming

Common sense fire policies for the west coming

By Paul Driessen / Heartland Institute President Trump promised to bring fresh ideas and policies to Washington. Now Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are doing exactly that in a critically important area: forest management and conflagration prevention. Their actions are informed, courageous and long overdue. Westerners are delighted, and I’ve advocated […]

Plans to reduce number of Grand Canyon bison advance on two fronts

Plans to reduce number of Grand Canyon bison advance on two fronts

By Issac Windes / Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Plans to reduce the size of a destructive herd of Grand Canyon bison took another step forward last week, when a House panel approved a bill to require culling, just weeks after the National Park Service approved its own plan. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, said his bill […]

Volunteers needed for Arizona Antelope Foundation project

Volunteers needed for Arizona Antelope Foundation project

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Antelope Foundation is seeking volunteers for a fence modification project Sept. 30 in southeastern Arizona, about 31 miles north of Willcox and one mile west of Bonita. The project activity includes modifying about three miles of existing boundary fence between the KJ and Bonita ranches. This will involve the removal of the bottom […]

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