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Arizona Sonoran News

(Photo by: David J. Del Grande / Arizona Sonora News Service)

Tombstone merchants corral profits, ideas for tomorrow

David Del Grande May 1, 2018

Statistics don’t tell the story of a community. Reports can’t capture how a town’s aesthetic woos the bond between patron and merchant. Institutional determinations made from afar will always...

Steve Smith and friend grabbing a beer at Johnny Ringos. (Photo by: Savannah Shippen / Arizona Sonora News)

Off the beaten path: Tombstone locals’ hidden gem

Savannah Shippen April 25, 2018

What used to be a stockyard neighbored by a historic railroad is now Tombstone locals’ favorite dining spot. Johnny Ringo’s Bar and the Depot Steakhouse is a fine-casual dining restaurant and bar...

Sons of Confederate Veterans line up in an armed salute to the Confederate Flag on March 10, in City Park.

Town leaders honor Confederate flag

Elise McClain March 21, 2018

Tombstone, formed 13 years after the Civil War ended, opened its city streets to a parade of Confederate flags in the first week of March, bringing criticism that racism is alive and well in town. Much...

Visitors wait outside the O.K. Corral in anticipation for the gunfight show on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 in Tombstone, Ariz. The O.K. Corral reenacts the famous gunfight shown in the movie Tombstone. (Photo by: Kayla Belcher/ Arizona Sonora News)

Locals anticipate Tombstone’s demise

Kayla Belcher February 14, 2018
Kayla Belcher is a reporter for Arizona Sonora News, a service from the School of Journalism with the University of Arizona. Contact her at [email protected].
Town crier draws a crowd before the gunfight reenactment. Photo by Kayla Belcher / Arizona Senora News

Playing cowboy in a street actor’s fantasyland

Allison De Fina February 14, 2018

Men and women travel from around the globe to dress up and play cowboy in Tombstone, where everyday is Halloween. Many of the Tombstone actors have zero desire to move to Hollywood to pursue a silver-screen...

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