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New preventative mesh added to border fence in Nogales

A lot of people are just now noticing a new addition to the border fence in Nogales. A 75-foot long metal mesh fence was put up about 150 feet west of west international Street. The area is a popular meet up site for families on both sides of the wall, especially on weekends. Customs and Boarder Pro

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-24 22:06:37

Deputy police chief from Nogales, Sonora detained at port

A deputy police chief in Nogales, Sonora was detained at a local port of entry this week on unspecified charges. "On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection detained Jose Guillermo Duarte Astorga at the Port of Nogales and he is in immigration proceedings," CBP said in a stateme

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-23 00:37:00

New border wall won't impact businesses in Nogales, Sonora, owners say

Business owners in Nogales, Sonora do not expect business to improve if and when a new border wall is built. However, they also argue they probably won't get worse. KGUN 9 On Your Side TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Economy experts predict President Donald Trump's new proposed border wall will hurt businesses

KGUN 9 - 2017-09-22 19:48:52

Fire districts look at arrangements to improve costs, service

The fire chiefs and board members of the Green Valley, Tubac and Rio Rico fire districts met auditors for the first time Wednesday to discuss working together to cut costs and improve services. Working together could mean sharing services, merging, consolidating or creating a joint power authority,

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Chasing the American dream without having to cross the border

IMURIS, Mex. (KGUN9-TV) - For many Mexican workers, the prospect of a better life rests in the northern region of the country. More often than not, border towns come with better wages and better access to education. Agriculture companies also live on both sides of the border. One of them is Wholesu

KGUN 9 - 2017-09-22 22:29:35

Living life near the US/Mexico border

NOGALES, Ariz (KGUN9-TV) - Cruz Barragan has called Nogales, Sonora, Mexico home for the past 70 years. He has made a life for himself as a merchant, selling custom keys. He says, "It's the way I have made a living and put my children through school and bought my little home." While he spent many y

KGUN 9 - 2017-09-22 19:49:01

Billions in business pass through Arizona ports

NOGALES, Ariz (KGUN9-TV) - The ports of entry on the Arizona Border mean jobs and money for the U.S. and Mexico. The University of Arizona says in 2016 Mexico sent $18.3 billion in exports through all Arizona ports, and U.S. Companies sold $11.9 billion dollars in goods to Mexico. Moving legal com

KGUN 9 - 2017-09-22 19:48:57

2 taken to hospital after Abrego traffic mishaps

A three-vehicle chain reaction accident at North Abrego Drive and South Nogales Highway sent two people to the hospital with minor injuries shortly after noon Friday. A preliminary investigation showed one car driving west on Nogales Highway rear-ended another car, causing it to strike a third car,

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2017-09-22 21:14:00

14 students evaluated after electrical malfunction at Lourdes

The Nogales Fire Department evaluated 14 students and sent one to the hospital for further assessment after a handrail at Lourdes Catholic School in Nogales became electrified on Friday morning. The incident occurred when the students were walking outside between the school and the church, NFD Chief

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 21:45:00

NHS Hall of Fame to induct eight new members

Eight people will be inducted into the Nogales High School Hall of Fame during a ceremony starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Ray Molera Gymnasium at NHS. The Hall of Fame includes graduates of Nogales High School who have distinguished themselves or who have contributed to the community thro

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Suicide, especially among youth, a concern on both sides of border

Dealing with her 18-year-old daughter's death by suicide was devastating for Nuri Isabel Soda Jcome. Her shock and pain was indescribable, she said. But the love friends and family continued to show her and share for her daughter Daniela Gzman also gave her the determination to do something to preve

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Guest Opinion: Where have all the butterflies gone?

From the problems of the world let us turn to butterflies: beautiful, colorful, fragile, whimsical things blown about in the wind. The question is, where are the butterflies in Nogales, Ariz.? You have to remember that butterflies are so whimsical, they only go to certain plants for nectar or to lay

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Local trucking firms butting heads with Border Patrol

Newly enforced regulations prohibiting Mexican truck drivers from transporting cargo loads picked up at local warehouses to another location within the United States are creating a headache for trucking and logistics companies. The issue stems from commercial violations of so-called "cabotage" regul

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Patagonia group fixes homes, plans workshop

Stu Evans of Patagonia, a CHOP volunteer, works on a house on Sonoita Avenue in Patagonia.Contributed photo A nonprofit Patagonia organization that promotes affordable housing recently conducted repairs on three local residences. As part of a program that provides needed repairs to low- and moderate

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Test results mixed at county's small school districts

With 61 percent of its students passing, Santa Cruz Elementary District had the highest English language arts (ELA) score among county school districts on the 2017 AzMERIT exam administered last spring. The district, home to the K-8 Little Red School, surpassed the state passing average in both ELA

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Letter: Support our kids

The Santa Cruz Parents Love Connection is going to hold its first Walk for Down Syndrome on Oct. 15 to promote awareness for children in our community. Our children are like any other child and they can learn if their parents put effort into teaching them and the schools teach them instead of puttin

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Chamber to recognize two local businesses at awards luncheon

The Nogales-Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce will honor the recipients of its fourth annual Business Excellence Awards during an upcoming event in Tubac. The recipients are Villa's Market and Suarez Brokerage Company, which were unanimously and anonymously chosen by a selection committee compri

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Continental sends donations, hope to hurricane victims

Some of the fourth graders, donations and letters to be sent to hurricane victims, at Continental School Friday. At far left, rear, is Cutter Papritz and teacher Lourdes Soto; further right is teacher Kathy Riemn, and the tall guy is Cutter's dad, author Carew Papritz, next to teacher Elizabeth Cole

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2017-09-24 14:30:00

EDITORIAL: Moving forward, and looking back

Ten years ago, I was a columnist for this very paper. I was 13 years old and writing the Ask-A-Friend column bi-monthly. It was my first job, and, at the time, my dream job. It started back in 2007, when I was invited to come down to the old Green Valley News/Sahuarita Sun building at Green Valley V

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Green Thumb: Planting wildflowers for spring display

The Green Valley Gardeners will feature Gary Maskarinec of Tucson's Nighthawk Natives Nursery at its Sept. 28 morning seminar on Sonoran Desert Spring Wildflowers from Seed. Think about a smiling jack-o-lantern and the fall harvest, ghosts, witches and demons, the pending winter and - Mexican Gold P

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2017-09-24 07:00:00