Wildlife assets to be auctioned at AZGFD’s Outdoor

Wildlife assets to be auctioned at AZGFD’s Outdoor

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Game and Fish Department will auction its annual collection of wildlife assets March 25-26 during the 2017 Outdoor Expo at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, just west of Interstate 17 on Carefree Highway. Admission and parking are free. More than 100 sets of antlers, hides, skulls and head mounts, as well […]

1883 – Apaches kill three at Total Wreck Mine in Whetstone Mts

1883 – Apaches kill three at Total Wreck Mine in Whetstone Mts

By SoAzNewsX March 22 1858- Monticello Township, Johnson County, Kansas- James Butler Hickok, age 20, is elected village constable. 1863- Utah Territory- An Overland stage is attacked by Indians near Eight Mile Station in Tooele County. Passenger Judge Mott takes the reigns and outruns the attackers after the driver is killed and another passenger is […]

Pronghorns in the Elgin area photo essay

Pronghorns in the Elgin area photo essay

By SoAzNews Southern Arizona News-Examiner Photo Editor Sally Reichardt was asked by noted wildlife photographer Jim Gressenger to accompany him on a photo “hunt” for pronghorn in southeast Arizona. Of course, she said “yes!” Gressenger also publishes the Southern Arizona Guide. He’s also the author of “Southern Arizona’s Extraordinary History Amazing True Stories from Southern Arizona Guide.” He also was an […]

AZGFD, Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to target impaired boat, OHV operators

AZGFD, Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to target impaired boat, OHV operators

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) will enhance its efforts to target removal of impaired watercraft and off-highway vehicle (OHV) operators from Arizona’s recreation areas through a partnership with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. AGFD was awarded nearly $46,000 in grant funding for officers to target DUI/OUI offenders on the state’s […]

1881 – Tombstone-Benson stage robbery thwarted

1881 – Tombstone-Benson stage robbery thwarted

By SoAzNewsX March 15 1875- Lincoln, New Mexico Territory- A.A. McSween and his wife, Susan, arrive in town and later become major players in the Lincoln County War. 1878- Prescott, Arizona Territory- a soldier convicted of murder is hanged. 1881- Arizona Territory– Gunmen failed in their bloody attempt to rob the Tombstone-Benson stagecoach, part of […]

Empire Ranch Spring Trail Ride next month

Empire Ranch Spring Trail Ride next month

By SoAzNewsX The Empire Ranch Foundation is sponsoring its annual Spring Trail Ride coming up on Saturday, April 1st. Two three-hour rides are scheduled. The morning ride starts at 9am. The afternoon ride heads off at 2pm. Participants will be taken around the historic Empire Ranch andthe Las Cienegas National Conservation Area. The ranch has been […]

Senate passes bill ending Obama-era land rule (BLM 2.0)

Senate passes bill ending Obama-era land rule (BLM 2.0)

From The Westerner Blog The Senate on Tuesday voted to end a land management rule finalized in the closing days of the Obama administration. Lawmakers scuttled the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) “Planning 2.0” rule, a measure to modernize federal land management strategies. The Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution against the rule is the latest […]

AZGFD monitoring threadfin shad die-off at Apache Lake

AZGFD monitoring threadfin shad die-off at Apache Lake

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Game and Fish Department recently investigated a fish die-off of thousands of threadfin shad at Apache Lake in the Tonto National Forest. AZGFD collected water samples on Feb. 28 and determined the die-off was caused by a golden alga bloom largely restricted to the riverine portion of Apache below Roosevelt Lake. […]

1884 – Bisbee Massacre hangings

1884 – Bisbee Massacre hangings

By SoAzNewsX March 8 1878- New Mexico Territory- the Regulators with their prisoners Morton and Baker, bunk at John Chisum’s South Spring River ranch. Here the Regulators learn that J.J. Dolan has organized an even larger posse looking for them. 1879- Lincoln, New Mexico Territory- Governor Lew Wallace attends a citizen’s meeting at the Lincoln […]

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