More Cochise County Stories

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.

Environmental advocates say planned border construction threatens jaguar corridors

CBP announced plans to build more than 90 miles of border wall in an area advocates say is predominantly remote wilderness.

Opioid treatment options lacking in rural Arizona

A discussion with AZPM reporter Jake Steinberg.

Community group advocates for Fort Huachuca’s future

The Fort Huachuca 50 formed in response to the Pentagon's 1988 Base Realignment and Closure.

Conservation groups challenge U.S. Army, USFWS over harm to San Pedro River

Conservationists say Fort Huachuca covered up an internal report on its groundwater pumping effects.

Work beginning on new border wall in Cochise County

Police chiefs in Douglas and Agua Prieta share how current infrastructure impacts public safety in their cities.

Exploring the future through the past: Tucson's Sunshine Mile.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A preview of Film Fest Tucson 2019, and how one woman's dream of helping wildlife is making a big difference in the Sonoran Desert.

Border wall construction in Arizona moves ahead

Preparations for more construction are underway near Douglas and on the San Pedro River.

Deal will use Bisbee wastewater to recharge San Pedro River aquifer

The project is meant to support the health of the river following decades of agricultural pumping.

Technology helping curb border crime in Cochise County

Arizona 360 tours the county's new communications center for first responders.

BLM: Border wall across San Pedro River would be 'engineering challenge'

A fence blocking the flows during monsoon could damage habitat and erode the San Pedro's channel and banks, the agency said.

Willcox steps up marketing, looks for greater cooperation across Cochise County

The new city manager says cities and towns in the county should work together to draw tourists.

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