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Radley Balko

Tiny Bisbee Picks A Gay Rights Fight With Arizona | Radley Balko | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 11:16 a.m. -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and attorneys for Bisbee have agreed to wording in a new civil union ordinance. Horne has wit...

Photo Of The Day: Mayor Seals Support For Civil Unions With A Kiss

Radley Balko | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

I was in Bisbee, Arizona yesterday to do some reporting for a story on how the artsy, bohemian little town just north of the Mexican border is taking ...

Town Puts Civil Unions On Hold To Tweak Law

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- The City Council in the southern Arizona community of Bisbee will rewrite a recently enacted civil union ordinance after being threatened w...

City Breaks Barriers By Allowing Civil Unions

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

By Tim Gaynor BISBEE, Ariz., April 2 (Reuters) - A former Arizona copper mining town reborn as an artists' community defied the threat...

Rural Arizona Town Will Challenge Gay Marriage Policy

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS BISBEE, Ariz. -- A conservative Christian advocacy group says a former mining community-turned-artists' haven in rural southern...

Town Poised To Be First In State To Allow Civil Unions

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. — A former mining community in rural southern Arizona that has shifted over the years into an artists' haven and tourist des...

Arizona Bee Attack Kills Massive Hog (VIDEO)

AP | MARK CARLSON | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

PHOENIX — A southern Arizona hog farmer said Thursday that she watched in horror as thousands of bees swarmed a 1,000-pound hog during an attack tha...

Bisbee, Arizona: Historic Mining Town Morphed Into Quirky Artist Colony

Christine Buckley | Posted 07.10.2011 | Travel
Christine Buckley

2011-05-10-Bisbee.jpgMy initial visit was for one short day and left me wanting more, so I was drawn back to explore some of Bisbee's old-world charm and new-world personality.

WATCH: Marfa, TX: 'No Place Like Here'

Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts

"Every Wednesday night in Marfa, we have craft night," says Rachel Neel, its co-founder, "and it's like our church." The 2,000 citizens of the remote ...

The Bisbee 1000 Stair Climb Race and The Iceman Competition

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

The Iceman race started seven years ago as a way to entertain spectators and participants while awaiting the Bisbee 1000 awards ceremony. Now, it's a serious race. Truthfully?