"The glass is half full. Unhelpful rhetoric is just that. Unhelpful. Let's all pull in the same direction."
In a recent Tucson Metro Chamber newsletter, its chairman, Mike Varney, rolled out the now clichéd "Tucson isn't business friendly" mantra. He used some very specific examples to try to make his point. Let me offer some facts to dispel his claims, and suggest that Mr. Varney should be promot…
A University of Arizona expert in child development has won a $6
million grant to evaluate child-care and youth programs for
military families and provide research to the Defense
Our community is like a rudderless ship, gently bobbing along.
It is a rather pleasant ride. The ship is sturdy; it's not sinking.
But the ship is meandering aimlessly.
Ed Parker is probably as busy as anyone in Tucson. One of the
reasons he's 40 Under 40 Mentor of the Year is he's never too busy
to help those who approach him.
When jets from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base pass overhead, some
of Colleen Concannon's neighbors dash outside to salute.
DALLAS — In a city that hangs its hat on big money, a flashy
skyline and well-heeled locals, a visit on the cheap might seem
unlikely. But residents know that it doesn't take a trust fund to
have a good time here. For starters, sit down to a plate of cheap
tacos and start people-watching.
First-time triathletes Ericka Balli and Melinda (Mindy) Blevins
have learned that training for a triathlon and fighting cancer have
something in common: Both are tests of endurance.
A committee that aims to bolster relations between Tucson
residents and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base holds its next public
meeting Wednesday, again at a temporary location downtown.
A committee formed to smooth relations between city residents
and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base holds its next public meeting
Wednesday at a new temporary location.
Arizona lawmakers must resist the temptation to continue slicing
away at the public-education system if our state is to make the
strongest argument possible for retaining its military
installations, such as Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
City-Air Force panel has meeting tonight
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The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain