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Despite travel restrictions, Rocky Point welcoming Arizonans

The popular tourism destination reopened its beaches in August.

New top diplomat at the Mexican Consulate in Tucson

His priorities in his new role and how the pandemic has impacted services the consulate provides.

Indigenous activists protest wall contractor in Coolidge

Demonstrators gathered at Stinger Bridge & Iron to decry border wall construction across ancestral Indigenous border land.

Sonora training dogs to detect coronavirus cases

Nine dogs are in training to sniff out cases of coronavirus at Sonoran hospitals and clinics.

Arizona representatives raise concerns about potential Mexican produce measures

In a letter, the politicians say certain provisions could harm the produce import industry of critical importance to Nogales, Arizona.

Sonoran capital Hermosillo further loosens COVID-19 restrictions

The city is lifting a curfew on vehicle travel and allowing many nonessential businesses to reopen at reduced capacity.

Sonora eases path for bacanora producers to sell products locally

A change allows authorized Bacanora producers to sell in shops for regional products without first having to obtain an expensive license.

LGBTQ groups pressure Sonoran congress on marriage equality

An advocate says barriers to marriage make same-sex couples even more vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic.

News roundup: Signs of virus slowing, crime in Tucson falls

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 10.

Life on the line: Pandemic fuels social movement in Sonoran border town

Some residents in the border town of Sonoyta decided they were done weathering a global health crisis without basic health care.

CBP head defends accelerated border expulsions, blames migrants for increasing COVID-19 risk

Commissioner Mark Morgan spoke to the media ahead of agency's release of July arrest data.

6 years after Rio Sonora mining spill, contamination continues

Residents impacted by the spill say neither the mining company nor the government have followed through with promises.

As pandemic drags on, Sonoran businesses face tough choices

Critics say government at all levels should be doing more to aid businesses and workers during the crisis.

'The time is here': Rocky Point opening beaches

The Sonoran destination is reopening its beaches this weekend for the first time in more than four months.

Some Sonoran beaches set to reopen by this weekend

Despite pushback from state health authorities, some places like San Carlos plan to reopen beaches with some restrictions.

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