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PALOMINAS — Organizers who are concerned about the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area (SPRNCA) plan to hold a peaceful protest of the Trump administration’s push to build the border wall across the San Pedro River.

AGUA PRIETA — After pressing through a thick crowd where he shook hands with people, hugged them and stopped to make quick conversation, Mexican President Andrès Manuel Lopèz Obrador took the stage at a popular park and told the throng before him that the days of corruption and impunity for …

HUACHUCA CITY — Eric Duthie, of Mesa, Arizona, has been tabbed to fill Huachuca City’s town manager seat on an interim basis, following former Town Manager Matthew Williams’ resignation.

SIERRA VISTA — The city’s various commissions — panels made up of citizens who advise the city on different topics — could soon get an overhaul that would create what officials hope will be a more efficient advisory process.

SIERRA VISTA — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Arizona is moving forward with plans to reduce the threat of wildfires from power lines crossing through active management areas beginning immediately and continuing through December 2020.

FORT HUACHUCA — Six Saudi soldiers on Fort Huachuca are among the nearly 900 Saudis on U.S. military installations across the country facing training restrictions on the heels of a deadly shooting by a Saudi Air Force officer on a naval base in Pensacola, Florida.

SIERRA VISTA — The fees some residents pay for refuse services such as dumpster rentals will be higher next year, and even though rates for refuse services are also set to increase by 15 percent, the public will have a chance to weigh in on the proposed hike over the next 30 days, the City C…

BROWN CANYON, PIMA COUNTY — They stand in the remotest areas of the southeastern Arizona desert, tall metal poles with the “blue light of life” blinking eternal at the top. Toward the bottom of this simple 30-foot-tall piece of technology is a red button, to be pressed only in a moment of de…

CASA GRANDE — Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday brushed aside concerns that a slowdown at border crossings into Arizona engineered by federal officials will affect visitors to Arizona — and supplies for a new auto manufacturing plant here.

TUCSON — U.S. Congressman Raul Grijalva will speak at a rally in Tucson on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m., in downtown Tucson to protest the use of billions of non-congressionally approved funds to build the border wall along 100 miles of Arizona, including Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, …

PHOENIX — A Mesa GOP lawmaker is proposing what he concedes is a very un-Republican thing. Sen. David Farnsworth has introduced two bills to cap the interest rate that can be charged by title lenders at 36 percent. That compares with rates that run as high as 17 percent — a month.

Arizona Treasurer Kimberly Yee, who was elected last year and took over the office in January, has been traveling all over the state, saying she intends to meet with leaders from each of Arizona’s 15 counties and various municipalities.

HUACHUCA CITY — After serving as Huachuca City’s town manager for almost two years, Matthew Williams has resigned in order to accept a position in Litchfield Park, a city northwest of Phoenix.

BISBEE — Tuesday at 10 a.m., the county Board of Supervisors will hold a work session on a spaceport landing facility proposed by Boeing Co. to be located in the Willcox Playa, in the northeastern part of the county.

AGUA PRIETA, Sonora — In the last two months, Cubans bolting from the island nation have been flocking to a migrant shelter at the Southern Arizona border with Mexico, making up the majority of the undocumented people crammed into the facility who are seeking asylum in the United States.