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1 dead, 5 rescued at canyon near Nev.-Ariz. line

Authorities say a 69-year-old man died and another man and four Boy Scouts were rescued after they all suffered from heat-related illnesses in a hiking area near the Nevada-Arizona line.

June 09, 2013 1:52 pm

Boy Scouts' latest stance on gays is incoherent

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:

April 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Low education funding an unattractive feature

April 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Send a kid to camp: Use envelope in today's Star

Send a kid to camp: Use envelope in today's Star

John M. Humenik

February 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Send a kid to camp: Use envelope in today's Star

Send a kid to camp: Use envelope in today's Star

Please join the Arizona Daily Star in helping local children. Today's Star includes an envelope you can use to mail checks so children from low-income or military families can go to camp.

February 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

By lifting ban on gays, Boy Scouts can match their words with deeds

The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News Wednesday:

February 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Scouts considering retreat from no-gays policy

NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts of America may soon give sponsors of troops the authority to decide whether to accept gays as scouts and leaders — a potentially dramatic retreat from an exclusionary nationwide policy that has provoked relentless protests.

January 28, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Boy Scouts lock down road to popular trailhead

Boy Scouts lock down road to popular trailhead

A private landowner has installed a locked gate blocking vehicle access to a popular southwest-side trailhead - but hikers will be allowed to walk along the roadside to reach the trail.

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Boy Scouts lock down road to popular trailhead

Boy Scouts lock down road to popular trailhead

A locked gate blocks access to a road to the Cat Mountain Trailhead in Tucson Mountain Park. The Catalina Council of the Boy Scouts, which owns the property the road runs through, cited a need to stop vandalism.

November 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

UPS ends grants to Boy Scouts over discrimination

ATLANTA — The philanthropic arm of shipping giant UPS said it will no longer give money to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group discriminates against gays, the second major corporation to recently strip funding from the scouts.

November 12, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

Boy Scouts tracked 29 suspects in Southern Arizona

Three years after a New Hampshire scoutmaster resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct, he was prevented from signing on with a Tucson-area troop - even after he had been acquitted of the charges, recently released case files from the Boy Scouts of America show.

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Boy Scouts ordered to release ‘perversion’ files

The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the unprecedented public release of more than 1,200 confidential files that detail sexual abuse of Boy Scouts by their troop leaders and others within scouting over a 20-year span beginning in 1965.

June 14, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

Drought keeps Boy Scouts off Mt. Lemmon

Depending on whether you're a boy or a girl, the glass that represents Mount Lemmon's water supply is either half empty or half full.

June 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
'Mt. Baldy' surrenders its secret at last

'Mt. Baldy' surrenders its secret at last

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April 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
'Mt. Baldy' surrenders its secret at last

'Mt. Baldy' surrenders its secret at last

The Santa Rita Mountains gave up a secret last Saturday, a secret that stretches back more than 50 years to one of the saddest stories in Arizona history.

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Brothers beat odds, earn top award

Brothers beat odds, earn top award

From left, brothers Jonathan, 15; Matt, 18; and Mike Susa, 17, were presented with Eagle Scout awards Friday.

November 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Brothers beat odds, earn top award

Brothers beat odds, earn top award

Three Marana brothers defied statistics Friday when they received the highest recognition in Boy Scouts during a ceremony honoring all of them.

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Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

Jonathan Susa, left, talks with Marana Parks and Recreation Director Tom Ellis about the tree-planting project. The trees were planted May 1, during Arbor Day weekend, for Susa's Eagle Scout work.

May 20, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

The town of Marana is offering Boy Scouts plenty of chances to "do a good deed daily" - and work toward their Eagle Scout awards in the process.

May 20, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

Logan Cook, 5, helps his dad, Dan Cook, plant a tree during the Arbor Day project.

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