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Entrance to the Hermosa-Taylor mining site on the outskirts of Patagonia, Arizona. The owner, an Australian mining company called South32, says the operation could become one of the largest producers of zinc worldwide. (Photo by Clara Migoya/El Inde).

The rise and fall of mining in the Patagonia Mountains

May 9, 2020

By Clara Migoya /El Inde In a lot on Harshaw Avenue, off-road trucks line up in neat rows. The small town of Patagonia is seeing new activity in the nearby mountains now that South32, an Australian...

The final resting place of Hayden High School. Students in Hayden are now bused to a neighboring town for academics. (Photo by: Trey Ross/Arizona Sonora News)

Hayden sees its dying days

Trey Ross April 20, 2017

It’s not a ghost town, but it feels like one. The streets of Hayden, Arizona, are lined with boarded-up businesses — Grimebusters Laundry, Casa Rivera Restaurant, an appliance store — and...

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