LGBTQ Groups Pressure Sonoran Congress On Marriage Equality
A marriage equality reform measure has languished in the Sonoran Congress for more than a year.
Aug. 11, 2020
Sonora Eases Path For Bacanora Producers To Sell Products Locally
Officials in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are easing the path for sales of a regional agave spirit at the state level. It could be especially helpful to smaller producers.
Aug. 10, 2020
Fall Events Move Online As Pandemic Continues To Disrupt
Popular fall events that draw big crowds in Arizona and in New Mexico are going online as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact communities across the country.
Aug. 10, 2020
Sonoran Capital Hermosillo Further Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions
Hundreds of new COVID-19 cases are still being confirmed daily in Sonora, along with several dozen new deaths, which have been heavily concentrated in the capital in recent days.
Aug. 12, 2020
Bureau Of Indian Education Schools Fall Short Of Benchmarks
The Bureau of Indian Education has a long and troubled history educating about 46,000 Native American students around the country. But a new investigation by the Arizona Republic and ProPublica shows its more than 180 schools have chronically failed to meet benchmarks set by the federal government that every other public school in the country is held to.
Aug. 12, 2020
Why ICE Stopped Cooperating With Immigration Nation
ICE has attracted significant attention during the three and a half years of the Trump presidency as the administration has aggressively changed some immigration policies. During the last election cycle of 2018, the phrase "Abolish ICE" was brought up and encouraged by some progressive candidates and organizations. Now, ICE is at the center of a new Netflix documentary series called "Immigration Nation."
Aug. 12, 2020
Border Wall Contractor Sucked 1.5M Gallons Of Water From Protected Wetland
A U,S. Fish and Wildlife Service report shows that border wall contractors are depleting water from natural ponds in the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge in southern Arizona.
Aug. 12, 2020
Encouraging COVID-19 Trends In Sonora, 5 Other States
Sonora is currently considered orange according to the four-color federal semáforo — or traffic light — rating system. That means that nonessential businesses can operate at substantially reduced capacity.
Aug. 11, 2020