What would locals like others know about Arizona? We ask our friends in Bisbee, Flagstaff, Kingman, Nogales, Phoenix, and Tucscon. Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:
Feds reveal details for border wall that will span San Pedro River – @tonydavis987
Migrant kids in overcrowded Arizona border station allege sex assault, retaliation from U.S. agents
Eats and Beats: A Subterranean Restaurant
Best things to do in Arizona – Roger Naylor
Water cuts could force Arizona to adapt or “implode” – @tonydavis987
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona
Experience Indian Country Adventures Brochure
Available in PDF
The Tohono O’odham Reservation, consisting of four separated lands, is the second largest reservation in the United States.
Elsewhere on the Web
Living with Javelina – Arizona Game and Fish Department
Las Cienegas National Conservation Area
Arizona – Planeta
Ruben Gallego’s ready for a fight — even if the Democratic Party isn’t
Democrat Ruben Gallego challenging Kyrsten Sinema in 2024 Senate race
Arcosanti / Cosanti
Every year Arcosanti welcomes 50,000 visitors who come and experience firsthand the vision and architecture of this vibrant educational community in the beautiful high desert of central Arizona. If you have a few hours you can enjoy a site tour, a meal in our café and a visit to the gallery selling our world renowned Soleri Windbells. Be sure to check out our event schedule when planning your visit.
Visiting hours are 9am – 5pm, 7 days a week.
Gilbert may be a large town, but its friendly atmosphere and unique amenities are a continual draw for visitors. Situated only 12 miles southeast of Phoenix, Gilbert offers easy access and a quick commute to two airports.
http://barnoneaz.com – @barnoneaz
http://agritopia.com – @agritopia
First municipally structured government established on the Navajo Nation as a permanent political sub-division. A local government that has been established by local visionaries who understand the need to harness local empowerment, in its truest form, for the stability and well-being of Kayenta’s economic future.
Kingman has served as county seat of Mohave County since 1887 and was incorporated in 1952.
explorekingman.com – Facebook – @explorekingman
Mohave Museum – Facebook
kingmanhistoricdistrict.com – Lewis Kingman Park
across the river from Laughlin, Nevada
Page is located on the southern shores of Lake Powell. The town began in 1957 as a housing camp for workers building the Glen Canyon Dam. In 1958, some 24 square miles of Navajo land were exchanged for a larger tract in Utah, and “Government Camp” (later called Page in honor of Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner John C. Page) was born. (history)
Nearby: The Coconino National Forest is one of the most diverse National Forests in the country with landscapes ranging from the famous Red Rocks of Sedona to Ponderosa Pine Forests, to alpine tundra.
Tonto National Forest
The Tonto National Forest, encompassing 2,873,200 acres (1,162,700 ha; 11,627 km2), is the largest of the six national forests in Arizona and is the fifth largest national forest in the United States. The Tonto National Forest is also the most visited “urban” forest in the United States. The boundaries of the Tonto National Forest are the Phoenix metropolitan area to the south, the Mogollon Rim to the north and the San Carlos and Fort Apache Indian Reservation to the east. – Wikipedia
Tonto National Monument
– See Meteor Crater