Rep. Finchem applauds AZ Supreme Court decision overruling Tucson gun law

Rep. Finchem applauds AZ Supreme Court decision overruling Tucson gun law

From Sonoran Alliance Representative Mark Finchem (R-11) today expressed appreciation for the Arizona Supreme Court’s decision that Tucson’s controversial practice of destroying seized firearms is a violation of state law. Between 2013 and 2016 the Tucson Police Department destroyed 4,820 guns, some of which were turned in by residents and others seized from crime investigations. “It is a good […]

Day of peaceful protests ends with tear gas as faction confronts police

Day of peaceful protests ends with tear gas as faction confronts police

By Jasmine Spearing-Bowen, Shawna Truong, Shayla Hyde and Andrea Jaramillo Valencia / Cronkite News PHOENIX – Police deployed tear gas, concussion grenades and pepper balls to disperse the crowd near the Phoenix Convention Center as tensions rose following a campaign-style rally Tuesday night by President Donald Trump and counter protests. The crowd of several hundred protesters had been […]

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

By Joe Gilmore / Cronkite News They look like ATMs and they work like ATMs – you walk in and feed the machine your cash. Just don’t call them money machines, because these ATMs don’t give back cash, they give back bitcoin credits along with a receipt. ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are beginning to […]

Secretary of State completes preliminary review of referendum petitions

Secretary of State completes preliminary review of referendum petitions

From Sonoran Alliance On August 8, 2017, Save Our Schools Arizona filed an estimated 9,078 petition sheets containing 111,540 signatures in support of R-02-2018. The Secretary of State’s Office has completed its preliminary review of referendum petitions in accordance with Arizona law, and has determined that the committee filed 9,291 petition sheets.  Of these, 8,950 […]

Las Cienegas National Conservation Area complete opening post Sawmill Fire

Las Cienegas National Conservation Area complete opening post Sawmill Fire

By SoAzNewsX The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Gila District is re-opening all areas within the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (NCA), after a partial and emergency temporary closure due to the Sawmill Fire and related Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation efforts. “The BLM removed a total of 45 dangerous and burned cottonwood trees in Empire […]

How a California groundwater case could affect Nevada and the West

How a California groundwater case could affect Nevada and the West

From The Westerner Blog Earlier this month, 10 states urged the Supreme Court to hear a low-profile case that started in California’s Coachella Valley but could have significant ramifications for water management in Nevada and the West. Writing for the states, Attorney General Adam Laxalt described a lower court’s decision as “literally a watershed opinion […]

Volunteers can help spotlight endangered black-footed ferrets

Volunteers can help spotlight endangered black-footed ferrets

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to assist with fall spotlighting efforts to help document the population of endangered black-footed ferrets in Aubrey Valley and on the Double O Ranch, both near Seligman.  As part of the recovery effort, the department has scheduled two five-night spotlighting events – Sept. 7-11 and Oct. 5-9 – […]

1877 – Rangers catch John Wesley Hardin on a Florida train

1877 – Rangers catch John Wesley Hardin on a Florida train

By SoAzNewsX August 23 1842- present day Wyoming- explorer John C. Fremont carves his name in Independence Rock. 1868- Fort Totten, Dakota Territory- three members of the 31st Infantry are killed by Indians. 1868- Kansas- eight settlers are killed by Indians between Pond Creek, Kansas and Lake Station, Colorado Territory. 1873- California- outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez […]

10 top quotes from Democrat racists that the Democrat Party refuses to reject

10 top quotes from Democrat racists that the Democrat Party refuses to reject

“In my opinion, we don’t need white people leading the Democratic Party right now,” Communist Democrat operative Symone Sanders. “I’ll have those n*ggers voting Democratic for the next 200 years.” ~ Democrat President Lyndon B. Johnson, bragging how he could buy votes of minorities by getting them hooked on the drug of government dependence, i.e., modern-day […]

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