Windmill Fire 2019

There was a fire in the Tunnel Springs / Casas Arroyo area in Sonoita that started Sunday June 9. The estimated size of the fire was 60 acres. Several planes, some dropping red fire retardant, and helicopters dumping water worked to contain it. The fire, named the Windmill Fire, was purportedly started when a Tunnel […]

Bringing Our Communities Together

By Gary Nabhan* Arizonans were caught off guard when they heard that the Santa Cruz National Heritage Area had recently been designated by Congress and signed into law at the White House on March 12, 2019.  Suddenly, we found ourselves living in a 3300 square mile landscape that was nationally recognized for its distinctive natural […]