McSally takes questions at Student Town Hall with Cienega High School seniors

McSally takes questions at Student Town Hall with Cienega High School seniors

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally today took questions at a student town hall with Cienega High School’s senior class of roughly four hundred and fifty students. The Congresswoman answered student’s thoughtful questions on a wide range of topics including U.S. military involvement in Syria, the high cost of a college education, and the consequences of […]

Jeff Sessions at border: ‘This is the Trump era’; Help ‘criminal aliens’ at your own risk

Jeff Sessions at border: ‘This is the Trump era’; Help ‘criminal aliens’ at your own risk

From The Westerner Blog U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced “Trump-era” prosecution priorities for illegal border crossers and those who help them at a speech on Tuesday in Nogales, Arizona. In his announcement to border officials and the press, Sessions directed federal prosecutors to ramp up their efforts to deter transporting or harboring undocumented immigrants, […]

Arizona Republic skips out on Obama-inconvenient story once again

Arizona Republic skips out on Obama-inconvenient story once again

From the Sonoran Alliance Keeping up a long tradition, The Arizona Republic again is doing what it can to play good-puppy with the national media, this time joining most of them in avoiding the Susan Rice Story as if it had been tongue-washed by Donald Trump. At least the ideological ringleader New York Times wrote something […]

Tucson Symphony announces new President & CEO

Tucson Symphony announces new President & CEO

By SoAzNewsX Thomas J. McKinney has been named President and CEO of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra it was announced today by Board Chair Cecile Follansbee. Mr. McKinney was appointed Vice President of Development in September 2015. He has over 30 years of experience in nonprofit organizations. He has worked in strategic business development, fundraising and […]

Near Yuma, AZ: Plank Road across the sand dunes

Near Yuma, AZ:  Plank Road across the sand dunes

From Southern Arizona Guide From the time Juan Bautista de Anza led a Spanish expedition from Tubac, AZ to the Golden Gate on the coast of Alta California, travelers have been daunted by the breadth and height of the Imperial Sand Dunes 20 miles west of Yuma, Arizona. The Spanish called them the Algodones Dunes. […]

McSally announces beginning of 2017 Congressional Art Competition

McSally announces beginning of 2017 Congressional Art Competition

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally announced that her office is accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. This annual competition is an opportunity for young artists to showcase their talent and gain national recognition. “We have many talented young artists in our district, and this competition allows us to recognize and applaud their artwork. […]

GV newspaper editor has his animal care priorities backward

GV newspaper editor has his animal care priorities backward

By Emil Franzi I caught a guest appearance by Green Valley News Editor Dan Shearer and the Mayor of Sahuarita last week on Bill Buckmaster. The topic of animal control arose. I’ll forgive the ignorance of the Mayor, but not the attitude of Shearer. Shearer opposed the 2015 Bond Election for a new Animal Care […]