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Hotel Fray Marcos de Niza

Not only is Hotel Fray Marcos de Niza a prominent feature of the city skyline but also a stable of Nogales, Sonora. Located in one of the tallest buildings in downtown Nogales, Sonora. Construction for the Hotel Fray Marcos de Niza began in 1946 and ended in 1950 due to the shortage of materials caused by World War II. This ... Read More »

Remembrance honors POWs and MIA at City Hall

Remembrance honors POWs and MIA

The City of Nogales hosted a ceremony of remembrance to honor military Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) on September 16, 2011 at City Hall in Nogales, Arizona. The ceremony began with the arrival of colors by the NHS ROTC team and the Pledge of Allegiance. The NHS ROTC continued with the National Anthem and the POW ... Read More »

Fiestas Patrias was celebrated in Nogales, AZ

Fiestas Patrias was celebrated in Nogales, AZ

Fiestas Patrias was celebrated on Saturday, September 17 at the Pierson Vocational High School field with a great attendance from the local community. The celebration commemorates Mexico’s anniversary of its independence from Spanish rule. The celebration began at 6pm. with a variety of musical groups as well as other entertainment such as Grupo Boricua from Phoenix, NHS Mariachi Apache, Ballet ... Read More »

Mexican Consulate honors local priest, S.J. Sean Carrol

Father Sean Carroll was honored this past September for his work with the Kino Border Initiative by the Mexican Consulate in Nogales, AZ.

Father Sean Carroll was honored this past September for his work with the Kino Border Initiative by the Mexican Consulate in Nogales, AZ. Read More »

NPD has a new officer, Sgt. Shield

NPD new officer, Sgt. Shield

Contributed: The Nogales Police Department has a new officer, Sgt. Shield. The police department’s Sgt. Shield will be in charge of connecting with children and the community. Sgt. Shield comes to us from Canada. Orginally built in Canada and shipped to the department, he showed up a little bit injured (damaged). His original date for start of duty had to ... Read More »

Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico: Atmosphere & décor are picturesque

Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico

Nestled in the majestic Rio Rico mountains, you’ll find the Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico. Locals and tourists alike can indulge in these magnificent amenities like world-class golf on the Robert Trent Jones Sr. championship course, tennis on four lighted courts, or hanging poolside basking in the Arizona sun. It’s maginificant views and accomodations make it an ideal place for ... Read More »

Ranch bred Physiologist-Dean Fish

Dean Fish

Faint images of rugged men taming the old West run through most of our minds when thinking of the traditional cowboy. Images of men out in the Arizona desert tending cattle, fierce battles between Native Americans over different disputes and equally strong women alongside their men are easily conjured in our imaginations. Santa Cruz County has the real thing when ... Read More »

WIC welcomes you to new home

From left, Zulema Valencia, Dee Dee Miranda, Swilma Campos, Olivia Torres, Maritza Garcia, Karla Alcantar, Cristina Cirerol, Erlinda Balboa, Veronica Yocupicio, Erika Islava, Imelda Higuera.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture that oversees the WIC program nationwide, the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children or WIC Program meets the nutritional needs of 8.2 million at-risk people each month. The WIC Program serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by ... Read More »

2011 Teacher of the Year

SCC Superintendent of Schools, Alfredo I. Velásquez presents the 2011 Teacher of the Year winner Leah Joy-Oberg.

The Santa Cruz Superintendent of Schools, in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club, named its 2011 Teacher of the Year on Friday, August 19, 2011. Fifteen local teachers were in the running for the top prize and at the event all were honored The event is a year long process in which funding is sought, preparations and nominees are submitted ... Read More »

Nogales Night Out

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The City of Nogales held its Annual Nogales Night Out this past Thursday, August 25, 2011. The event was held, free of charge to the public at Teyechea Park from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., which also featured music and entertainment. The event main purpose was for law enforcement agencies and the local community to have an evening filled with ... Read More »

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