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Free fishing clinic in Ajo

Free fishing clinic in Ajo

Families in Ajo can learn to fish for free.

September 19, 2015 2:30 pmLoading…
Family scavenger hunt at Agua Caliente Park

Family scavenger hunt at Agua Caliente Park

Learn about Agua Caliente Park and its wildlife at free event. 

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Tucson wants your park project ideas, wish lists

Tucson wants your park project ideas, wish lists

Meetings will be held with sports groups, rest of the public.

July 15, 2015 4:00 pm Photos

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Tucson offers $2 swimming lessons — but don't delay

Tucson offers $2 swimming lessons — but don't delay

Lessons will be held in June and July.

May 05, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…
Tucson offers $2 swim lessons for low-income kids

Tucson offers $2 swim lessons for low-income kids

The 2-week classes at city pools will be offered June-July.

April 20, 2015 2:10 pmLoading…
Oro Valley budget includes $8.4M for rec center

Oro Valley budget includes $8.4M for rec center

Town will close on deal to buy country club next week.

April 16, 2015 7:02 pmLoading…
North entry to Rillito Park closed for construction

North entry to Rillito Park closed for construction

New parking lot, soccer fields, other amenities planned. 

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Poppy surprise! Some are already blooming

Poppy surprise! Some are already blooming

Wildflower experts: Recipe is right for a good wildflower season.

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Oro Valley to solicit scholarship donations on water bills

Oro Valley to solicit scholarship donations on water bills

Customers could "round up" water bill to make tax-deductible donations for kids.

September 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Homesteader's 1930s stone house to be recognized

Homesteader's 1930s stone house to be recognized

An old stone house west of Tucson is prized for its history.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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City pools open this week

Tucson will open its pools this week for residents to cool off during the summer months.

May 27, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…

What's in, what's out: City must finish budget tweaks by May 20

Tucson is winding down its budget process for the next fiscal year.

May 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson city golf courses handed over to Scottsdale operator

Four city employees lost their jobs when the city ceded management duties to a private company this past weekend.

February 04, 2014 5:00 amLoading…
Unauthorized trails mar Pima County parks

Unauthorized trails mar Pima County parks

Pima County parks official Kerry Baldwin remembers the phone call all too clearly.

January 29, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Bust of President Kennedy stolen from Tucson park

Bust of President Kennedy stolen from Tucson park

Thieves snatched the bust of former President John F. Kennedy from a downtown park during the weekend.

December 17, 2013 11:28 am Photos

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On Sunday, Prickly Park marks progress since its Sept. opening

On Sunday, Prickly Park marks progress since its Sept. opening

In this Star file photo, the afternoon sun peeks out from behind Saguarohenge at Pima Prickly Park.

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On Sunday, Prickly Park marks progress since its Sept. opening

On Sunday, Prickly Park marks progress since its Sept. opening

Cactus gardens, a cholla maze, desert trees in bloom, and free prickly-pear snow cones are among the attractions at a celebration Sunday at Pima Prickly Park.

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615 acres to cost $4M; uses to include fields, lake, retail

615 acres to cost $4M; uses to include fields, lake, retail

Bill Windes rides along the bike trail that runs parallel to Interstate 10 and near the site of the proposed Corazón park project. The CalPortland plant is in the background. In past years, the property has been heavily mined for sand and gravel, and some excavation would be allowed to conti…

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615 acres to cost $4M; uses to include fields, lake, retail

615 acres to cost $4M; uses to include fields, lake, retail

Pima County plans to spend about $4 million to buy the CalPortland gravel pit property along Interstate 10, near West Orange Grove Road, and turn it into a 600-acre park with a lake, soccer fields and shopping.

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