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Big storm shows gentler side in Tucson

Big storm shows gentler side in Tucson

Area gets steady dousing.

December 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Arizona Game and Fish officials confirmed the kill Sunday.

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Solar panels bring sun's power to campgrounds

Solar panels bring sun's power to campgrounds

Some campgrounds in the Catalina Mountains benefit from solar power.

December 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ventana Canyon lit by magical autumn sunsets

Ventana Canyon lit by magical autumn sunsets

Hiking spot puts on a spectacular show at sunset.

November 29, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Monsoon-nurtured grasses could fuel winter wildfires

Monsoon-nurtured grasses could fuel winter wildfires

Lush growth in the mountains has raised the risk of wildfires.

November 25, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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16 more bighorns released in Catalina Mountains

16 more bighorns released in Catalina Mountains

The number of bighorn sheep in the range now totals 42.

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14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

Another release of 16 is scheduled for today amid criticism from opponents.

November 21, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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12 bighorns captured for release in Catalinas

12 bighorns captured for release in Catalinas

State agency rebuilding herd in mountains north of Tucson.

November 20, 2014 12:00 am
More bighorns coming to Catalinas this week

More bighorns coming to Catalinas this week

New group will be released near existing herd.

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Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Twelve of the original 31 sheep transplanted are still alive.

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Summer wildflowers still blooming in Catalinas in November

Summer wildflowers still blooming in Catalinas in November

It's barely a month until winter, but summer wildflowers are still blooming.

November 10, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

Officials have this advice for those building memorials: Don't.

November 05, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Festival Saturday celebrates 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act

Festival Saturday celebrates 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act

Plenty of activities at Sabino Canyon.

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More bighorn sheep will be brought to Catalinas

More bighorn sheep will be brought to Catalinas

Wildlife officials plan capture and release in late November.

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Autumn leaves flush Catalinas with color

Autumn leaves flush Catalinas with color

Standout species include maple trees and aspens.

October 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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My Favorite Place: the Tucson Jewish Community Center

My Favorite Place: the Tucson Jewish Community Center

The Tucson Jewish Community Center is a destination, a gathering place and visually striking.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Deserts flushed with green thanks to rains

Deserts flushed with green thanks to rains

Desert hillsides are green and dotted with a few wildflowers following rains.

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Dogs pose a threat to bighorn sheep survival

Dogs pose a threat to bighorn sheep survival

Hikers have been seen with dogs in banned areas.

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Catalina Mountains could get Tonto Forest bighorns

Catalina Mountains could get Tonto Forest bighorns

Tentative plan to capture and relocate more sheep moves forward.

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