Al Macias


Staff member of Fronteras Changing America Desk; an unprecedented, multimedia collaboration among seven public radio stations. Fronteras stories deal with the complex and controversial southwestern border with Mexico, including security, immigration, drugs and weapons smuggling.

Fronteras Desk Al Macias

10:43 am
Fri March 2, 2012

Navajo Nation Sues Clothing Company


The Navajo Nation is suing Urban Outfitters, demanding the company pull the "Navajo" name from its products. The lawsuit was filed late Tuesday in Federal court. Al Macias reports for the Fronteras Changing America Desk.

8:26 am
Mon December 26, 2011

Wallow Fire Impact Update

Photo via Karl Zhof/Creative Commons

It’s been seven months since an untended camp site sparked Arizona's largest wildfire.  It will be decades before the forests grow back.  From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Al Macias reports on how Mother Nature and humans are working to help wildlife.

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KUNM Local
11:24 am
Fri June 10, 2011

Wallow Fire Destroys 22 Homes in Greer Arizona, Moves Closer to NM

Springerville, AZ – The Wallow Fire is now the second largest wildfire in Arizona history. Nearly 3500 firefighters are battling the blaze in eastern Arizona. From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Al Macias reports.

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