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Derek Arnson new Nogales Chief of Police

Nogales, AZ—The City of Nogales is proud to announce that Mr. Derek Arnson has been hired and sworn in as the new Chief of Police. Chief Arnson will begin work immediately. “I am thrilled to be a part of the City of Nogales team,” stated Chief Arnson. “I look forward to having a positive impact on the community and its ... Read More »

Rails Make Nogales

On October 25, 1882 the rail linking the United States and Mexico was completed. A large crowd gathered for the event. Two flag bearing, diamond stacked locomotives faced each other and touched cow catchers at the border just after the final silver spike was driven on the tie, amid cheers and toasts that forever linked the west coast of Mexico ... Read More »

Young Talents seduce the public

De Universidad de Arizona, Edgar Ricaúd Saldivar canta Stille Tränen, Op. 35, No. 10 de R. Schumann Acompañado por Fernando López al piano . October 12, 2012 Twenty three students from Santa Cruz County schools performed themes in voice, piano, violin, cello, guitar and dance on Friday, October 5 at the Young Talented Musicians Concert 2012 in its second edition. ... Read More »

Greater Tucson Leadership visit to Nogales creates positive image

Nogales, AZ—The Greater Tucson Leadership (GTL) organization visited Nogales last Friday for an up-close and positive view of the economic potential and impacts the City of Nogales and the entire border has on the Tucson region and the State of Arizona. “There are still many people in other communities north of here that have a negative perception of Nogales and ... Read More »

Talented Young Musicians Concert is back

The Talented Young Musicians Concert 2012 event is back, and will be celebrated next Friday October 5 to delight once again this border community. The concert, which captured the eyes of hundreds of spectators last year, was designed mainly by The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, to establish a platform for artistic promises and to expose the public ... Read More »

Mexican Consulate honored Councilwoman with Award

Photo by Border Eco/From left to right: Eduardo Robinson, Jaime Paz y Puente Gutiérrez General Consulate, Martha Paz y Puente, Marco Antonio López, Esther Meléndez López, Carmen C. Ferlan, Amelia Meléndez For her dedication and support to the Mexican community, Nogales Arizona councilwoman Esther Melendez Lopez was honored with the Ohtli Award. The ceremony was held on Friday September 14th ... Read More »

Fiestas Patrias Event a vibrant celebration!

“Fiestas Patrias,” was celebrated on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Fleischer park in Nogales, AZ., 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 Rob Lob from Hermosillo, Sonora, MX., NHS ... Read More »

Voters head to the polls

Polling places were active yesterday August 28, 2012 as voters made there way to the polls. The local and national campaigns are in full force in this election year with the local primary election as the first step for candidates. Also at the polling places where the local candidates hoping to encourage locals and give them one last impression before ... Read More »

City of Nogales warns residents to stay out of Nogales and Trickey Washes due to a Mexican sewer overflow

Nogales, AZ—The City of Nogales is warning its residents and pets to stay out of the Nogales Wash and the Trickey Wash due to a Mexican sewer overflow that is flowing directly into the washes. “We have received reports that there is a break in a 24 inch sewer line in Nogales, Sonora,” stated Donald Atwood, Assistant Area Operations Manager ... Read More »


The City of Nogales is reporting that the flash flooding that closed several City streets and roads this morning has receded for the time being. All roads are currently open. The City of Nogales is still on standby as the forecast continues to have rain in the future for the Nogales area. Flash flooding may continue to occur, and so ... Read More »

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