Sonoran Searching Group May Have Found Body Of Leader’s Son
If DNA tests confirm the body's identity, the leader of the Searching Mothers of Sonora says she'll continue with the group's work.
Feb. 23, 2021
Energy Commission Approves Preliminary Permit For Water Project
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has signed off on a preliminary permit for a project to create electricity with pumped water in northern Arizona.
Feb. 22, 2021
Operations Begin At New La-Z-Boy Plant In San Luis Rio Colorado
The furniture company La-Z-Boy has started operations at a plant in neighboring Sonora. The facility is in the border city of San Luis Rio Colorado, a 45-minute drive south of Yuma. Its opening will bring 500 jobs to the city, according to state officials.
Feb. 22, 2021
Under Biden, Razor Wire On Border Wall Stays
The Biden administration vowed to halt projects along the Mexico border implemented under former President Trump. But a new government contract reviewed by KJZZ News shows one of the Trump administration’s most divisive projects in Arizona is continuing.
Feb. 24, 2021
Interior Secretary Nominee Haaland Faces Tough Questions On First Day Of Confirmation Hearings
Confirmation hearings started Feb. 23 in the U.S. Senate for Deb Haaland, President Joe Biden’s pick for Interior Secretary. If confirmed, she would be the first Native American cabinet secretary.
Feb. 24, 2021
Auditors Detail Costs Of Ex-President Trumps Border Emergency
When the U.S. military was deployed to the Mexico border during the Trump administration, the Pentagon didn’t evaluate what the mission would cost, both in terms of money and in planning.
Feb. 24, 2021
How Will Asylum Processing At U.S.-Mexico Border Change?
A recent order by President Biden gives license to reimagine asylum at the southwest border. A union of federal workers who screen those seeking protection wants the U.S. to follow its own laws. A local legal aid group hopes for a remodel on a system built decades ago.
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Feb. 24, 2021
With Cases Continuing To Fall, No Sonoran Cities At Maximum Risk
The pandemic in neighboring Sonora continues to head in the right direction. As of this week, no Sonoran cities are considered to be at maximum risk for coronavirus spread.
Feb. 23, 2021