More Cochise County Stories

Border officials report a record number of apprehensions, but most are still being turned away

The Biden administration is still employing a Trump-era policy that allows agents to send almost all migrants back to Mexico.

In Douglas visit, Gov. Doug Ducey calls rising apprehensions a 'man-made crisis' by Biden administriaton

Ducey toured the U.S.-Mexico border with Florida Senator Rick Scott and local law officers, aid groups say they were left out.

CDC says Arizona ranks third in the country for COVID-19 deaths per capita

State reports more than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases and 25 additional deaths

Wall construction provided economic boost to border city Douglas

President Biden ordered construction to stop on the new wall system.

Health workers worry about COVID-19 impact on Cochise County farmworkers

Older adults and some frontline workers are getting vaccinated in Arizona, but essential sectors like farms still have a wait ahead

Arizona reports 11,021 new COVID-19 cases, 105 more deaths

Pima County reported 1,555 new cases with 44 deaths

Arizona reports more than 5,100 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

More than 850 news cases in Pima County, nearly 80 in Cochise County

Total COVID-19 cases in Arizona now more than 500,000

Pandemic shows no signs of abating

Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

Coronavirus cases surge in Arizona's border counties

Two Arizona counties along the border have experienced dramatic upticks in the last month.

Groups say border wall construction threatens biodiversity of Arizona sky islands

Conservation groups say the animals rely on the ranges to travel between habitats in the U.S. and Mexico.

Pandemic’s impact in Cochise County

Tony Paniagua reports on how businesses and government leaders are adapting.

Lawmakers and advocates push back on wall construction during pandemic

Groups say project funding should be used on COVID-19 supplies and relief.

Border residents brace for change with approach of closure to nonessential travel

Both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border in Douglas were left wondering what comes next as the Friday night restriction neared.

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