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Tucson in 100 Objects — Mount Lemmon ski lift

Tucson in 100 Objects — Mount Lemmon ski lift

You wouldn't think a ski lift belonged in this list, but it does.

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Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Avoid Peppersauce Campground, unless you're a protester

Immigration protests in area may disturb campers, forest officials warn.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Monsoon rains give mountain flowers a boost

Monsoon rains give mountain flowers a boost

Wildflowers are in brilliant bloom in the mountains — bolstered by the monsoon.

July 10, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Monsoon off to a splashing start

Monsoon off to a splashing start

Rain has fallen daily since monsoon started on July 3.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am Related

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Monsoon is on target

Monsoon is on target

Rain falling daily since July 3.

July 07, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
You knew it’d come, monsooner or later

You knew it’d come, monsooner or later

Monsoon storms hit-and-miss areas in the city.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

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

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Mother, 3 children rescued on Mount Lemmon

Mother, 3 children rescued on Mount Lemmon

A mother and her three children were rescued on Mount Lemmon Sunday after the group ran out of water, and suffered minor injuries.

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New sidewalk adds safety, spruces up Summerhaven

New sidewalk adds safety, spruces up Summerhaven

Summerhaven now has a sidewalk.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Catalina Highway re-opens after crash

Catalina Highway is open after a brief closure when a motorcyclist was injured in a crash Monday afternoon. 

March 24, 2014 1:57 pm
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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In Oracle tinderbox, fire boss sleeps "with one eye open"

In Oracle tinderbox, fire boss sleeps "with one eye open"

Full-out preparation for fire season may not be enough in a year when winter disappeared.

February 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mt. Lemmon ski area lacks snow

Mt. Lemmon ski area lacks snow

Mount Lemmon Ski Valley has many of the things it needs for a good season: a scenic setting, ski lift in regular operation, cozy restaurant and plenty of parking.

January 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima County Sheriff's Department releases video of Jan. 11 rescue

Pima County Sheriff's Department releases video of Jan. 11 rescue

The Pima County Sheriff's Department air search and rescue unit released a video Friday of an operation conducted Jan. 11 on the back side of Mount Lemmon.

January 17, 2014 5:30 pm Video

Property owners fault U.S. firefighters for burned cabins and land

A deliberately set backfire, not the Bullock Fire, caused the damage in 2002, they contend

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Death penalty sought for 3 accused of killing couple

Death penalty sought for 3 accused of killing couple

A man accused of killing his grandparents could face the death penalty if convicted at trial.

December 16, 2013 5:00 pm
2 injured when SUV tumbles 100 feet off Mount Lemmon highway

2 injured when SUV tumbles 100 feet off Mount Lemmon highway

A section of the road up Mount Lemmon is closed this afternoon after a vehicle fell about 100 feet in a crash on General Hitchcock Highway.

December 02, 2013 1:37 pm Related
Bighorns are roaming the mountains

Bighorns are roaming the mountains

All 31 of the bighorn sheep released into the Catalina Mountains on Nov. 18 apparently have survived so far and are fanning out across the range, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
Anything you can imagine happening in our vast universe already has

Anything you can imagine happening in our vast universe already has

These four guys are devising a way to instantly find the dozen "rarest of the rare" events among the million phenomena that will be seen each night by the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson storm to bring high winds Wednesday, possible rain Thursday

Allergy sufferers beware — strong gusty winds will blow into the Tucson valley by late morning Wednesday before an autumn storm hits on Thursday, forecasters say.

October 08, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

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