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  • Arizona Border Hearing Reveals Impact of Illegal Crossings

    Arizona Border Hearing Reveals Impact of Illegal Crossings

    The continuous influx of undocumented migrants crossing the U.S. border illegally is having detrimental effects on both the environment and local communities, as highlighted by a recent hearing held by the House Committee on Natural Resources in Sierra Vista. Environmental Degradation Undocumented migrants traversing through the desert landscape are leaving behind substantial amounts of garbage…

  • Pima County Experts Advise on Desert Wildlife Interaction

    Pima County Experts Advise on Desert Wildlife Interaction

    At a recent forum hosted by the Green Valley Council on Living with Urban Wildlife, experts from various departments shared invaluable insights on coexisting with desert critters. Let’s delve into the key takeaways and recommendations provided by Conor Eldridge, an environmental educator from Pima County’s Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation department, along with Rachael Spencer…

  • Sahuarita Town Development Threatens Gonzalez Family Heritage

    Sahuarita Town Development Threatens Gonzalez Family Heritage

    Irene Gonzalez’s ranch, nestled along a rugged dirt road in the desert south of Sahuarita Road, holds a deep historical significance. Family legend traces its roots back to soldiers stationed at Fort Lowell in the late 1800s. Over the years, her family has nurtured the land, establishing a way of life intertwined with the landscape…

  • The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has announced two upcoming meetings regarding the Copper World open pit mining project situated in the Santa Rita Mountains.

    The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has announced two upcoming meetings regarding the Copper World open pit mining project situated in the Santa Rita Mountains.

    Meeting Details Overview of the Copper World Complex The Copper World Complex, encompassing the entire project area on both sides of the range, including Rosemont, is slated for development in two phases with an anticipated mine life of 44 years. The project is under the ownership of Hudbay Minerals based in Toronto, Canada. Project Scope…

  • David Hopper’s Toastmasters Journey Transforms Sahuarita Community

    David Hopper’s Toastmasters Journey Transforms Sahuarita Community

    David Hopper’s journey from self-described “nervous nobody” to confident speaker reflects the transformative power of Toastmasters International. Embracing Leadership and Growth Hopper’s immersion in Toastmasters began with the encouragement to join a club at his workplace, underlining the organization’s emphasis on leadership development. His competitive nature led him to fully engage with Toastmasters, completing paths…

  • Sahuarita Woman’s Murder Case: Legal Battles, Allegations, and Support

    Sahuarita Woman’s Murder Case: Legal Battles, Allegations, and Support

    Tyesha Wayne, a 41-year-old Sahuarita woman, is facing a prolonged legal battle after being accused of shooting her boyfriend, Daniel Walker, seven times in their shared home’s garage in Madera Highlands last August. The charges against Wayne include first-degree murder and disorderly conduct. Allegations of Misrepresentation During Indictment Defense attorney Dawn Priestman raised concerns about…

  • Arizona Weights and Measures Reports Decline in Skimmers

    Arizona Weights and Measures Reports Decline in Skimmers

    Credit card skimming incidents have sparked concerns among consumers, with reports of overcharged cards and suspicions of skimmers in gas stations. However, a closer look reveals a different narrative, indicating a decline in the prevalence of credit card skimmers in the state of Arizona, especially in the localities of Sahuarita and Green Valley. Statewide Decline…

  • Anza Trail Reopened Amid Kirkland-County Dispute: Latest Updates

    Anza Trail Reopened Amid Kirkland-County Dispute: Latest Updates

    The Anza Trail, previously blocked due to a five-month dispute between property owners and Pima County, has been temporarily reopened. The controversy began in August when Green Valley resident Scott Kirkland closed off a portion of the trail passing through private property, citing concerns such as trespassing, motorized vehicle traffic, and privacy issues. While the…

  • Green Valley Residents Engage in Outdoor Lighting Code Update

    Green Valley Residents Engage in Outdoor Lighting Code Update

    John Grahame, a member of DarkSky International Southern Arizona Chapter, expressed his enthusiasm following a forum on the outdoor lighting code update for Pima County and the City of Tucson. The event, attended by about 100 Green Valley residents, featured discussions led by Bill O’Malley, Chair of Green Valley Council’s Planning and Architecture Committee, and…