Charleston: Tougher than Tombstone?
“If a corpse had a gun on him and the fatal shot came from the front, you didn’t look for the killer.”
Such was one resident’s memory of Charleston.
Violence prompts strong warning at Ariz. monument
An increase in smuggling violence at the Sonoran Desert National Monument about 80 miles south of Phoenix has prompted a stronger warning to visitors about drug and immigrant traffickers passing through the public lands, officials said Tuesday.
Bureau of Land Management names new associate director for Arizona
The Bureau of Land Management today named Raymond (Ray) Suazo associate state director for the Arizona office, putting him in charge of day-to-day operations for 12.2 million acres of BLM-administered public lands in Arizona and overseeing a staff of more than 500 employees.
Suit filed to block uranium-mine from opening near Grand Canyon
A trio of environmental groups has followed through on a threat to sue the Bureau of Land Management for giving a green light to a uranium-mine north of the Grand Canyon.
Uranium rush: Sparks fly over mining near the Grand Canyon
The forces of nature that blessed Arizona with the Grand Canyon also provided high-grade uranium, trapped in nearby layers of rock. Whether the uranium is a blessing or a curse depends on whose side you take.