The stories behind the stories, plus observations from living and reporting in the Southwest. This blog is written by the reporters and editors of the Fronteras Desk.
If you find yourself down majestic Highway 1 in Baja Mexico consider stopping at The Mirador (The Viewpoint).
How emotional are journalists allowed to get?
How one man's ensuring a musical tradition lives on in future generations.
I make sure my students get a very truthful and hands-on experience when they work with me.
If you live in a border town, you come to accept that the answer to "whodonit?" may never be known. And the most common speculation, offered as a salve to the unanswerable, is "Mexico."
A Havasupai medicine woman shares what it feels like to call Grand Canyon home, what's important to her and how she heard the calling to become a healer.
Until the end of the 11-year-long war in Afghanistan, American troops will continue to be in harm’s way. And for their families it’s more than a passing thought.
The Gang of Eight calls for the creation of a Southwest Commission, but what role would it play in certifying a secure border?
Do reporters do too much reporting on reports? A reporter weighs in.
Mexico will stop parading drug trafficking detainees in front of the news media, stop using defendants’ nicknames and stop naming the drug cartel the person worked for.