Geronimo: From America’s most wanted to tourist attraction

Geronimo: From America’s most wanted to tourist attraction

Editor’s note: November is Native American Heritage Month. First proclaimed by President George H. W. Bush in 1990, it is an opportunity to acknowledge the histories and cultures of Native people across the U.S., highlighting the challenges they have faced, their sacrifices and their contributions. “Native Americans have influenced every stage of America’s development,” noted […]

Scott Dyke: Along one long, dusty trail

Scott Dyke: Along one long, dusty trail

By Scott Dyke Recently I had a visit from an Australian author and researcher. He makes an annual pilgrimage to Tombstone and other points west. The Old West has many international fans. Previously I have entertained Canadians, Germans and a Welshman. Aussie Peter Brand proved to be a gifted author who brought something to the […]

Hunters may be solution to reducing destructive bison herd at Grand Canyon

Hunters may be solution to reducing destructive bison herd at Grand Canyon

By Kianna Gardner / Cronkite News GRAND CANYON – A spring used to rush through a hillside on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, nourishing bats, mule deer and other wildlife — that is, until bison trampled the watering hole into a mud puddle. The herd has proven to be an environmental nuisance, depleting water sources, […]

Transportation fiasco looming for long distance cattle hauls

Transportation fiasco looming for long distance cattle hauls

From The Westerner Blog Transporting cattle could become much more difficult if a set of congressionally mandated trucking rules go into effect before the end of the year. The regulations have the potential to cause devastating disruptions in how cattle are hauled, creating unintended biosecurity hazards and animal welfare issues. On Dec. 18, 2017, the federal […]

Coronado National Forest seeks comments on fee proposal

Coronado National Forest seeks comments on fee proposal

By SoAzNewsX The Coronado National Forest (CNF) seeks public input on a recreation fee proposal.  Public engagement activities will occur in the coming months to receive input from partners, tribes and the public regarding the proposal. The fee proposal applies only to Forest Service operated developed recreation sites such as picnic areas, campgrounds, and group […]

Young rider seeks ‘adrenaline rush’ in miniature bull riding

Young rider seeks ‘adrenaline rush’ in miniature bull riding

By Eric Newman / Cronkite News NEW RIVER — Brady Turgeon, one of the nation’s top miniature bull riders, has been on the backs of animals for as long as he can remember. Unlike typical prodigy stories, like the young tennis player who picked up a racquet before he could walk, or the basketball player who […]

Sandhill cranes winging their way back to Arizona

Sandhill cranes winging their way back to Arizona

By SoAzNewsX McNEAL, Ariz. — It happens every year. As if on cue, they pick up and travel thousands of miles from places like Idaho, Wyoming and Montana, and some from as far away as Canada, Alaska and even Siberia. They are Arizona’s true “snowbirds,” content to spend winter days basking under mild, sunny skies […]

Coronado National Forest waives fees in honor of Veterans Day

Coronado National Forest waives fees in honor of Veterans Day

By SoAzNewsX Coronado National Forest will waive fees at most day-use recreation sites on Nov. 11 and 12 in honor of Veterans Day. All Coronado National Forest ranger district offices and the Forest Supervisor’s Office will be closed Nov. 10 in observance of the holiday, which honors the service of all who have served in […]

Empire Ranch Roundup & Open House this Saturday

Empire Ranch Roundup & Open House this Saturday

By Harry Alexander This Saturday, the Empire Ranch is hosting its 17th Annual Empire Ranch Roundup & Open House to celebrate western heritage. The event opens at 10am and concludes at 4pm. The event, at the historic Empire Ranch in southeast Arizona, will feature numerous events including: Cowboy Conversations with western authors and former movie […]

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