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Nogales to host Little League Regional Championship


Last season, the Nogales Little League made the community proud by making it all the way to the Little League World Series for the first time. Now the City of Nogales has an opportunity to continue to impress and make proud. The 17th through the 24th of July 2014, the City will host the Western Regional Championship; a tournament that ... Read More »

Third year of family fun and learning


On Saturday February 8, 2014 First Things First held its third annual celebration of the Young Child at the American Hotel in Nogales, Arizona. Participating organizations were set up and ready by 11:30 when the event was set to begin. Each of the hotel’s three banquet halls were open and lined with tables covered in books and fun activities for ... Read More »

Inauguran nueva planta de la maquiladora Avent en Nogales

Inauguran nueva planta de la maquiladora Avent en Nogales (3)

El alcalde Ramón Guzmán Muñoz y los ejecutivos de dicha empresa realizaron el corte de listón, donde el corporativo se refirió a la confianza que se tiene por invertir en esta frontera debido a la seguridad que se les brinda para ello Con la participación del alcalde Ramón Guzmán Muñoz, ejecutivos de la empresa Avent inauguración la planta Nuevo Nogales, ... Read More »

SCC Relay For Life Kicks off season


Community members gathered at Esplendor Resort on February 18, 2014 to kick off the Relay For Life season in Santa Cruz County. The kick-off lunch gave people the opportunity to register their teams, join the American Cancer Society (ACS) and learn more about ways to get involved. Tables were set up to register teams and survivors and to buy luminaria ... Read More »

Confirman pelea de “El Travieso” Arce en Nogales el próximo 8 de marzo

Confirman  pelea de El Travieso Arce en Nogales el próximo 8 de marzo (8)

El presidente municipal Ramón Guzmán Muñoz y la empresa boxística ZANFER realizaron esta tarde la firma de un convenio para realizar el próximo 8 de marzo una pelea en esta ciudad, donde el estelar será el enfrentamiento entre el cinco veces campeón del mundo Jorge “El Travieso” Arce y el brasileño Aldimar Silva; el encuentro será transmitido por la “Casa ... Read More »

RRHS to Hold Third Annual “Future Freshmen Family Fiesta Night”


Rio Rico High School’s Freshman Academy will host the third annual “Future Freshmen Family Fiesta Night” for its 2014-2015 incoming 9th grade students and their families on Monday, March 3 from 5:30-7:30pm. Students and parents will meet the 9th grade teachers, have the opportunity to discuss the University of Cambridge honors curriculum as well as view elective and sports offerings. ... Read More »

Jella Tatil winner of the 2014 SCC Spelling Bee


After several rounds and a lot competitive spirit into the 2014 Santa Cruz County Spelling Bee, held Saturday morning in the Santa Cruz County Complex twenty-five students from all over the county gathered to compete for the chance to participate in the Arizona State Spelling Bee. The event, which was sponsored by the Rio Rico Rotary Club, began at 9 ... Read More »

Long-time employees recognized


Twenty-seven employees were honored for their dedication and service to Carondolet Holy Cross Hospital. The most experienced among them was Maria Antonieta Ozuna – who was hired in 1956 and is currently a worker in the Maternal Newborn Department – and Sylvia Lavander, with 30 years. With 25 years was Jane Jarvis, maternal newborn; Lisa Cleary, maternal newborn department; George ... Read More »

The Gadsden Purchase of 1854 and the Survey of the US-Mexico Border, 1857

William H. Emory / United States and Mexican Boundary Survey

The Gadsden Treaty or Venta de la Mesilla as it is known in Mexico, added a 29,670 square mile area south of the Gila River to the present U.S.-Mexican border. The southern states of the U.S. were particularly interested in securing enough territory south of the Gila River to build a southern transcontinental railway to connect the new state of ... Read More »



The KINO BORDER INITIATIVE (KBI) was officially born in January of 2009 in Ambos Nogales (the twin cities on the USA-Mexico border) with the participation of six organizations of the Catholic Church from both the US and Mexico: Diocese of Tucson, Jesuit Refugee Services, Society of Jesuit Province of California, Diocese of Hermosillo, Missionaries of the Eucharist from Colima, Mexico, ... Read More »

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