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No injuries, damage from quake near Sedona

No injuries, damage from quake near Sedona

The magnitude-4.7 temblor was felt Sunday night.

December 01, 2014 6:29 amLoading…
Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Mount Graham red squirrel counted in conservation effort

Monitoring program used to determine whether UA observatory harms the creatures’ population.

October 17, 2014 12:58 pmLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Yes, we believe that is an index finger raised in our direction

July 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Law and order briefs

Law and order briefs

From Southern Arizona's police blotters.

July 01, 2014 12:00 am
Wildfire northeast of Tucson now 6,000 acres

Wildfire northeast of Tucson now 6,000 acres

Oak Fire being managed to benefit the environment

June 25, 2014 5:53 pmLoading…

Duralar Technologies moves to Marana, will hire 30

A technology company has established its U.S. headquarters in the Tucson area, with plans for a $6 million capital investment and the hiring of 30 people over the next year, TREO announced Wednesday.

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UA graduate honored by White House for K-12 science program

UA graduate honored by White House for K-12 science program

A UA doctoral graduate was honored by the White House on Tuesday for his work to provide area students with the opportunity to experience nature and conduct scientific research.

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Sierra Vista student places first at H.S. Shakespeare competition

A Buena High School junior took first place in the 29th annual High School Shakespeare Competition earlier this month.

March 09, 2014 12:05 pmLoading…
Rafting companies canceling seasons due to dry Arizona winter

Rafting companies canceling seasons due to dry Arizona winter

Commercial rafting companies are canceling their seasons along the Upper Salt River and the Verde River due to a depleted water supply, forcing adventure seekers elsewhere.

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Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

Arizona ranks near the very bottom in per-pupil funding. Limited state support for public education coupled with diminishing federal support has placed our education system in a critical crossroad.

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sharon Bronson: Splintered views of Rosemont Mine don't reveal the total picture, impact

Sharon Bronson: Splintered views of Rosemont Mine don't reveal the total picture, impact

There are times when looking at a big issue through lenses that focus on many, smaller, contributing parts can mask very damaging effects.

February 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Green Valley, Sahuarita deserve a share of CAP water

Green Valley, Sahuarita deserve a share of CAP water

All residents in Pima County are created equal and assume they are equally entitled to their water. This assumption could be jeopardized if Rosemont Mine opponents convince the Tucson City Council to oppose Community Water Company of Green Valley’s pipeline connection.

January 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pusch Ridge bighorn sheep and people: a bad combination

Pusch Ridge bighorn sheep and people: a bad combination

More than two decades ago I provided the Pima County Board of Supervisors with testimony regarding desert bighorn sheep on Pusch Ridge in the Catalina Mountains.

December 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Man found dead in Santa Cruz River ID'd

Man found dead in Santa Cruz River ID'd

Tucson police have identified the man found dead in the Santa Cruz River Friday as 34-year-old Owen McNutt.

November 25, 2013 12:02 pm Photos

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Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

As someone who grew up in Tucson I have seen the best and worst of our city, and I feel it is headed in the wrong direction.

November 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
German food finds home in Sierra Vista

German food finds home in Sierra Vista

As your wine tasting weekend winds down and hunger sets in, consider a side trip to Sierra Vista for a type of cuisine that’s hard to find in Tucson.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Scott Altherr: Vail is the small government answer

Scott Altherr: Vail is the small government answer

As I sit back and ponder the future of Vail and the upcoming election that will determine whether it becomes an incorporated town, I ask myself the question: Am I really touting government as a solution to government?

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Sabino Canyon reopens

Sabino Canyon reopens

Hikers, bird-watchers, picnickers — heck, just about everybody who loves the outdoors — cheered the reopening Thursday of Sabino Canyon and Saguaro National Park near Tucson.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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