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Author Archives: Ivy Morris, Cronkite News Service

Some communities make Arizona’s centennial a year-long event

NOGALES – Twenty-five people watch as author Cathy Hufault projects black-and-white pictures of six Boy Scouts onto a screen at the Pimeria Alta Historical Society. These boys set out on an 80 degree day in November 1958 to climb Mount Wrightson, tallest of the mountains around Tucson. The group included one boy determined to celebrate his birthday at the summit, she explains.

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Lawmaker says she’s dropping illegal immigration-reporting bill

Leaders of border communities have persuaded a lawmaker to withdraw legislation that would have required the state to alert the public to dangers caused by illegal immigration. Rep. Peggy Judd, R-Willcox, made the decision after meeting Monday with a group including the mayors of Nogales and Douglas and a representative of a produce-growers organization.

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