Students from City High School in Tucson walk out in protest over the gun violence in schools after the shootings last week in Florida, where 17 students were killed.
Photos from the 2018 La Fiesta de los Vaqueros at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds. You can catch the cowboys and cowgirls competing through Sunday, Feb. 25.
Photos from the first weekend of action at Rillito Park Racetrack on Feb. 10, 2018. The track hosts racing action every weekend through March 18 in Tucson.
The 4,000-acre Oracle State Park and wildlife refuge north of Tucson is home to the Kannally Ranch House and nearly 16 miles of hiking trails, four of which comprise part of the Arizona Trail. A $4 million makeover could be coming the park's way in form of cabin rentals and RV sites.
The UCLA Bruins upset the No. 13 Arizona Wildcats, 72-84, at McKale Center on Feb. 8, 2018.
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Photos from the No. 9 Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington Huskies college basketball game at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Wash.
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Photos from the No. 9 Arizona Wildcats at Washington State Cougars college basketball game at the Beasley Center in Pullman, Wash., on Jan. 31, 2018. Photos by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star
Photos from the No. 11 Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes men's college basketball game at McKale Center in Tucson on Jan. 27, 2018.
Former players Terry Francona and Chip Hale managed the game featuring a host of former Arizona Wildcats baseball alumni.
Vendors are prepping their booths as several gem shows, and the official Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase, are set to open this week.
Bocce ball and tennis competitions were held today, part of the month-long 2018 Tucson Senior Olympic Festival. Nearly 100 events for men and women aged 50 and over are held at several venues in Tucson.
Kevin Sumlin, the new University of Arizona Wildcats head football coach, was officially introduced during a press conference in Tucson.
Thousands of sandhill cranes take flight for morning and evening feedings in the agricultural fields near Willcox and McNeal, part of the Wings over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival which continues through Jan 14 southeast of Tucson. Video by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star
Nearly a half-million Girl Scout cookies were shipped for sale in Southern Arizona this year. Local troop leaders picked up their supply at Bekins Warehouse to sell, for $5 each, through March 4.
The 2018 Wings Over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival features hundreds of sandhill cranes and other birds on a migratory stop at the Willcox Playa and fields around Cochise County. Mass ascents by large flocks at viewing areas around the playa are not uncommon. The 24th annual event runs …
The Roadrunners beat the Reign 4-3 on Friday night at the TCC Arena. Photos by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star.
The Arizona Wildcats upset the Arizona State Sun Devils 84-78 in McKale, handing the Devils the team's first loss of the season.
The New Mexico State Aggies beat the Utah State Aggies 26-20 in overtime in the 2017 NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl.
Photos from the 23rd Annual Parade of Lights in downtown Tucson.
Students from Carrillo K-5 Magnet sang and walked through the streets of Barrio Viejo, symbolizing the biblical story of Mary and Joseph as they sought shelter so Mary could give birth to baby Jesus.
Photographer Mike Christy's favorite pictures from 2017.
The 68th Winterhaven Festival of Lights continues nightly from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Dec. 26 in Tucson.
The Arizona Wildcats guard stopped to read to kindergarteners, answer questions and play a pick-up game on the playground.
Winterhaven residents are hanging lights in trees and crews from Tucson Electric Power are taking to the air with bucket trucks to prepaure for the 68th annual Festival of Lights. This year's festival runs Dec. 9-26 from 6-10 p.m.
With financial backing from the Rincon Optimist Club, 52 students from Lineweaver Elementary School in Tucson shopped for a new winter coat, gloves and knit cap on Nov. 16, 2017. Afterward, they consumed nearly 60 pizzas from Peter Piper Pizza next door and enjoyed free tokens for video games.
Photos from the 98th Annual Tucson Veterans Day Parade held in downtown Tucson.