Judge OK’s Arizona rancher trial in Mexican migrant killing
An Arizona rancher accused of shooting at a group of migrants on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing one man, will face trial on charges including second-degree murder and aggravated assault, a judge ruled.
Arizona ranchers to be paid for removing livestock carcasses
The Arizona Livestock Loss Board is implementing a new incentive program that will compensate ranchers for removing livestock carcasses to locations where they aren't accessible to Mexican wolves.
24 states get $560M for cleanup of wells
The Interior Department is giving Arizona and 23 other states a total of $560 million to start cleaning high-priority derelict oil and gas wells abandoned on state and private land, the department said August 25.
Ariz. ranchers asking for more border security
A group of southern Arizona ranchers visited the state Legislature in Phoenix Thursday to explain to lawmakers how dire the situation is on their properties and to ask that something be done.
Navajo Nation seeks court order to evict longtime ranchers
Loretta and Raymond Morris have ranched the same 5,500 acres in northwestern New Mexico for more than 40 years, but their time there might be cut shorter than they hoped.
Arizona cowboys were often referred to as “cow-punchers,” with their styles of riding and dress made up from a mix of the traditions of Texas and California cowboys.