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.
The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:
Low education funding an unattractive feature
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.
The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News Wednesday:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the cases show Scouts did not notify authorities of abuse allegations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From left, brothers Jonathan, 15; Matt, 18; and Mike Susa, 17, were presented with Eagle Scout awards Friday.
Three Marana brothers defied statistics Friday when they
received the highest recognition in Boy Scouts during a ceremony
honoring all of them.
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.
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.