Go take a hike: The flowing water in Catalina State Park on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK — It was only mid-morning and the line of cars backed up at the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park made for a 30-minute wait. Nate Powell leaned out the window of the park’s entrance station and, in a voice that was endlessly upbeat, greeted car after car packe…
"The idea is that someone looking for adventure could hike the Appalachian Trail, and then ... go to the headwaters of the Chattahoochee," said Curt Soper, the Georgia-Alabama state director of the Trust for Public Land.
By Jeff Martin the Associated Press
Midspring is a perfect time for those betwixt and between hikes - in terrain that's somewhere above the sweat-sucking desert and below the chilly mountain heights.
The Sycamore Reservoir Trail weaves its way for two miles in a rich mix of moderate terrain. Views along the way take in big skies, rocky ridges, craggy canyons, distant summits and delicate, colorful spring flowers.
Soothing shade awaits those who hike the Sycamore Trail to an old reservoir, which was mostly dry earlier this month.
Hikers take advantage of one of the many new trails in Robles
Pass Trails Park. Finding the trailheads may take some hunting
The north side of Tucson is known for grandly scenic trails
slicing into canyons of the Catalina Mountains. The east side is
known for a wondrous maze of trails in Saguaro National Park.
PHOENIX — Senate President Bob Burns is scrapping the blockade
he imposed on key legislation last session to get lawmakers to
focus on the budget.
Some members of Trico Electric Cooperative are beginning to feel
the effects of higher rates that first appeared on September
Many events offer discounted tickets for students, seniors,
military and others. Call venue for details.
PHOENIX — Child-care providers and their allies want Gov. Jan
Brewer to tap federal stimulus funds to avoid — or at least delay —
a sharp hike in licensing fees.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** Finish off what you must, and
have an even better afternoon. Let go and find your friends.
Together you'll have a great time. What starts as a friendly
get-together could turn into a ruckus.