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 […]

Southern Arizona rains cause fog

Southern Arizona rains cause fog

By SoAzNewsX The Monsoon arrived earlier than normal in Arizona and caused some interesting weather phenomenon. We don’t see a lot of fog in the desert, but rains from late last week caused a lot of people to wonder if they were in either London or San Francisco. The fog burned off rather quickly but […]

County efforts helping save Sonoita pronghorn antelope

County efforts helping save Sonoita pronghorn antelope

By SoAzNewsX Nearly two dozen pronghorn antelope captured in New Mexico and other pronghorns from the Prescott area released in Sonoita and Elgin are saving a local herd of pronghorn antelope at risk of dying out, thanks to efforts by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation, by Arizona Game and Fish Department, Arizona Antelope […]

Snow in southeast Arizona

Snow in southeast Arizona

By SoAzNewsX While the metro Tucson area got some rain from the weekend storms, snow fell in the southeastern part of the state at Sonoita and near the historic Empire Ranch. SoAzNewsX Photo Editor Sally Reichardt captured images of the white stuff on the ground.

Oak Tree Fire near Sonoita

Oak Tree Fire near Sonoita

By Harry Alexander and Sally Reichardt / Southern Arizona News-Examner The first wildfire of the season broke out in southeast Arizona yesterday. Dubbed the Oak Tree Fire, it was burning along State Highway 83 about 10 miles north of Sonoita, Arizona. Coronado National Forest officials say just over two-thousand acres have been consumed. Officials say […]