During a school board study session in February 2018, Superintendent David Verdugo of the Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District laid out a plan to build a large-scale athletic complex in Rio Rico that would be used by both students and community members.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Readers of our print edition may have noticed a recent ad campaign from the NI’s circulation department that asks the question, “Why invest in local journalism?” and answers it with …

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Last September, we had an overflow crowd at the Desert Diamond Casino events center to honor those along the Interstate 19 region who have made their communities a better place to li…

Recently, the Nogales International reported that the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is considering wasting some beautiful, iconic trees that line the right of way along…

Friday, June 07, 2019

High school graduation season is an especially exciting time of year in Santa Cruz County, when local seniors are celebrated at joyous ceremonies for achieving a key educational goal…

The refinery, the polluting factory, swallows Earth’s natural minerals, spews out toxic gas and poisonous urine from its orifices to produce millions of useful shiny products that wi…

Friday, May 31, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019

As the school year ends, so does the tenure of some staff. I am thankful for their time and dedication to the community and students. However, I would like to thank one individual in…

Friday, May 10, 2019

Interstate 19, unlike other U.S. interstates, is measured in kilometers. The incremental distance markers on the side of the highway note the number of kilometers from the end of the…

Friday, May 03, 2019

I want to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Fernando Parra, Nogales Unified School District superintendent, for the great honor that he has given me with the appre…