Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Photo courtesy of Terry Ross

Battle of the bag bans begins in Bisbee

Kianna Gardner May 6, 2015

On Earth Day in 2014, the small town of Bisbee passed an ordinance that put Arizona on the map for environmental consciousness.Bisbee- population 5,360- decided to ban single-use plastic bags in all retail...

Victor Winquist, owner and brewmaster for Old Bisbee Brewery explains the fermentation process

Old Bisbee Brewing Co. features local hops in new brew

Kianna Gardner April 16, 2015

 The Old Bisbee Brewing Company has prided itself on the use of top quality ingredients from around the world, but a new addition to the menu is featuring hops from Bisbee’s mountainous backyard. Neomexicanus...

A row of Graciano grapes at the Callaghan Vineyard courtesy of winery owner, Kent Callaghan

Southern Arizona wineries flourish despite the climate

Kianna Gardner March 25, 2015

Southern Arizona’s climate seems like an unlikely choice for a winery. But in the Sonoita area, soil has tested nearly equal in quality to the soil in Burgundy, France — wine capital of the world....

A community garden at Southern Arizona Rain Gutters (S.A.R.G) thrives solely off rain water

Rainwater harvesting could relieve drought in Southern Arizona

Kianna Gardner February 25, 2015

The parched and arid lands of Southern Arizona may soon see relief from water scarcity thanks to the people who believe help comes from the heavens above. Harvesting rainwater is one method for conserving...

A group of Sandhill Cranes take flight over the wetlands

Sandhill cranes flock to Southeastern Arizona

Kianna Gardner February 5, 2015

In early October, when temperatures drop in the north, thousands of Sandhill Cranes flood to the warmer climate of Southeastern Arizona. Some of the cranes are domestic, traveling from Montana and Alaska;...

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