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Wyatt Earp: a distant relative returns

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A story about Tombstone isn’t complete without a story about Wyatt Earp. On May 22, the great-grandnephew of Wyatt Earp, also named Wyatt,...

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Whiskey distillery brews plan to lease old high school

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“Whiskey is more historic then the building,” said Billy Combs, bartender at Doc Holliday’s Saloon on the historic district of Tombstone....

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Part 1: Federal program fuels militarization of police

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Millions of dollars in military- grade armaments flow into Arizona communities with minimal standards for training or oversight on how the...

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Part 2: A statewide audit shows arms to spare

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Thirty-three percent of the law enforcement agencies in the state don’t follow the law, an Arizona Sonora News investigation has found....

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Part 3: Armed and ready absent oversight, training

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Bisbee is the most heavily armed police department in the state of Arizona, with 4.15 handguns per sworn officer and 3.77 rifles and...

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Is the lure of the Wild West fading?

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  Is western culture too tough to die? Tourism in Tombstone Arizona has seen a significant decrease within the last decade. According...

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Historical crops may be the future of sustainable agriculture

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Two Southern Arizonan nonprofit organizations, Native Seeds/SEARCH and Tohono O’odham Community Action, are working to promote wild food...

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Tombstone banks on history to attract visitors

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The clop of horses’ hooves and jingle of spurs on the wooden sidewalk peppers the dusty morning air of Tombstone. “First shootout at...

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Miss Rita: Bringing heart and soul to Arizona football

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It’s impossible to miss her big smile and bright blonde hair bouncing through the football facility. If you know anything about Arizona...

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Honored rural teacher brings musical passion to classroom

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A love for kids, passion for teaching, love for the subject, a willingness to change and understanding the role of school in a child’s...

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