At a time when Arizona leaders are expressing renewed interest in increasing trade with Mexico, representatives from Pima County say they are aghast that planning for a new interstate has not included Southern Arizona.
Almost every day, Roxanne Warneke takes a short walk from her mobile home with her infant daughter to see the progress of their house being built on their rural Avra Valley property.
Picture Rocks community activist Albert Lannon is most interested in the way he thinks things ought to be, rather than how they are.
Rainfall runoff has caused flooding west of the city, closing several roads between roughly Highway 286 on up to Avra Valley off Marstellar Road, authorities said.
Some Avra Valley residents are hoping the proposed Interstate 11 does not run through their backyards.
Mourners gathered in Marana this afternoon to say farewell to William "Billy" Warneke, one of 19 firefighters killed last month battling a wildfire near Prescott.
Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshot William Warneke had barely made a dent in the remodel of a mobile home he and his wife, Roxanne, recently purchased on four acres on a dirt road in Avra Valley when he was called to fight the Yarnell Hill Fire near Prescott.
Francis Gerl, a firefighter/EMT with the Mountain Vista Fire District, practiced spraying water from the tall ladder truck during drills last month near Magee and Oracle roads.
Capt. John Spanarella waited on a roof as other firefighters climbed the ladder during drills last month conducted by Mountain Vista Fire District firefighters.
Jose Ahumad, a firefighter/EMT, rolled out hoses as Mountain Vista Fire District firefighters drilled behind Kohl's department store near Magee and Oracle roads.
Four of five fire districts that serve the northwest side have raised their tax rates for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
After the longtime caretaker for the city's 22,459 acres of retired farmland in Avra Valley and his supervisor both retired, Tucson Water officials opted to outsource the work to a private contractor.
A Tucsonan who shot a friend to death and desecrated his body told the man’s family he wishes he could bring him back.
A 20-year-old Tucson man is facing between 7 1/2 and 21 years in prison after being convicted Tuesday of shooting at a Tucson police officer last August, said Deputy Pima County Attorney Julie Sottosanti.
Some Interstate 10 ramps and frontage roads will be closed in the Marana area Friday and Saturday for paving work.
Carolyn Campbell, the executive director of the Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection, inspects some of the 410,760 solar panels in a solar plant built by NRG Solar. The Avra Valley Solar Generating Station will produce 34 megawatts of direct current.
Jennifer Christelman, the environmental engineer division manager, and Curtis Woody, the economic development director, both with the town of Marana, autograph a solar panel.
An aerial view shows the 300-acre solar plant in Avra Valley. TEP will buy power from the solar farm, which can generate enough power to meet the annual energy needs of about 5,000 homes, under a 20-year agreement.
Fields northwest of Tucson that once yielded cotton by the ton are now producing clean electrical power, at the biggest solar power plant to be connected to Tucson Electric Power Co.'s power grid to date.