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Longtime Santa Cruz County sheriff reflects on time in office

Sheriff Tony Estrada's entire law enforcement career spans more than half a century.

Arizona 360 interviews the candidates for sheriff of Santa Cruz County

The race is between one Democrat and two independents.

Race for Santa Cruz County sheriff, Latino vote, debate preview

Plus, a look at the race for Pima County sheriff ahead of a debate between the candidates hosted by Arizona 360.

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.

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.

Higher graduation rates uplift Nogales Unified School District

Lorraine Rivera gets an inside look at the district's approach.

Santa Cruz Center Serves Binational Student Body

The provisional community college district is focused on educating the local workforce.

Border Rights Advocates Rally Against Troop Buildup

Groups are decrying the U.S. military deployment to meet a caravan moving through Mexico.

4 More Weeks of Monsoon, Tucson Has Beaten Normal Rain Totals

Tucson has received more than six inches of rain since the monsoon began, and much of Southern Arizona has surpassed normal totals.

Prominent Arizona Family Stands Against Trump Border Policies

The daughter of former Arizona Governor Raul Castro joins demonstrators at the border.

Thin Profit Margins Make Rural Hospitals Vulnerable to Closure

A discussion with UA Center for Rural Health Director Daniel Derksen.

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

Census: Tucson's Growth Strongest Outside City Limits

Suburbs and unincorporated areas have some of the fastest growth rates.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

Sheriff Talks Change in Nogales, a Community Rattled by Officer Killing

Sheriff Tony Estrada discusses recent violence and the role of law enforcement in the quiet border town.

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