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Photos: Doug Kreutz's nature picture adventure

Photos: Doug Kreutz's nature picture adventure

Hiking enthusiast Doug Kreutz takes advantage of every good photo op.

August 30, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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SkySpy: Fleet-moving Mercury darts across sky tonight

SkySpy: Fleet-moving Mercury darts across sky tonight

Mercury is reasonably bright, but difficult to see so close to the sun.

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UA pep rally gets ready to bear down

UA pep rally gets ready to bear down

Bear Down Fridays starts its ninth season tonight.  

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POTD: Can you name this hummingbird species?

POTD: Can you name this hummingbird species?

Check out outdoor reporter Doug Kreutz's photo of the day.

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135 epic photos of Tucson skies

135 epic photos of Tucson skies

This month's assignment for the This Is Tucson Instagram project was "clouds." Check out these amazing Tucson skies so far. Add yours by taggi…

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Some blooms taste as good as they look

Some blooms taste as good as they look

Edible flowers can be found on both native and non-native plants.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

When planting a tree, consider a vertical root barrier.

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Wild Arizona turkeys

Wild Arizona turkeys

A flock of wild turkeys paid a visit to the Santa Rita Lodge resort in Madera Canyon south of Tucson on Friday. Gobble. Gobble. Video by Doug Kreutz.

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Wild turkeys visit resort

Wild turkeys visit resort

A flock of wild turkeys paid a visit to the Santa Rita Lodge resort in Madera Canyon.Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Gobble. Gobble. Video by Doug Kreutz.

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Sky Spy: Enjoy Venus in a.m., Sagittarius in evening

Sky Spy: Enjoy Venus in a.m., Sagittarius in evening

Sagittarius is supposed to look like a centaur, but that's not really accurate. 

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Video: Surf's up on Pantano Wash

Video: Surf's up on Pantano Wash

The Pantano Wash near Craycroft Road was flowing briskly with storm runoff Tuesday afternoon — forming surf-like riffles as the water rushed d…

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POTD: A clear, cloudy, stormy afternoon in Tucson

POTD: A clear, cloudy, stormy afternoon in Tucson

Photo of the day. The skies south of Tucson Monday afternoon were, well, undecided.

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Double rainbow in Tucson

Double rainbow in Tucson

The pot of gold awaits near the foot of the palm trees. Video by Doug Kreutz.

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University Boulevard River

University Boulevard River

University Boulevard was flowing quite nicely after a midday monsoon cloudburst Thursday.Video by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

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Life under the sea comes to Tucson

Life under the sea comes to Tucson

The Return of the Mermaids makes waves downtown and on Fourth Avenue. 

August 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Look for Venus, Jupiter in pre-dawn sky

Look for Venus, Jupiter in pre-dawn sky

Venus and Jupiter heading for a planetary conjunction.

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Photo of the day: Another monsoon storm brewing?

Photo of the day: Another monsoon storm brewing?

Clouds billowed over the Catalina Mountains in this view from East Fort Lowell Road at midday on Wednesday. What's your prediction? Another gu…

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Bright moon will dim Perseids

Bright moon will dim Perseids

Meteor show should get better and better early Wednesday.

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Good time to look for Cygnus the Swan

Good time to look for Cygnus the Swan

Cygnus the Swan is also known as the Northern Cross.

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Streetcar: Explore UA's hidden gems

Streetcar: Explore UA's hidden gems

University area packed with pockets of knowledge to be shared with community.

July 30, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Photo of the day: Barrels in brilliant bloom

Photo of the day: Barrels in brilliant bloom

Barrel cacti are blooming brilliantly around Tucson this month.

July 28, 2014 2:06 pmLoading…

Video: Trek to Mint Spring

Video: Trek to Mint Spring

It's a beautiful hike to Mint Spring and you could come home with some fragrant wild mint. Video by Doug Kreutz / Arizona Daily Star

July 25, 2014 3:10 pmLoading…

An oasis in Tucson's concrete jungle

An oasis in Tucson's concrete jungle

Beach pops up downtown.

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