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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters include, a reader's choice for president, thanks for police, hiking rescue. 

November 03, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Hiking in the summer? Here's how to survive

Hiking in the summer? Here's how to survive

Safe treks in season require good decision-making, planning, lots of water.

July 18, 2015 7:49 pm Photos

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Authorities ID hiker who died at Picacho Peak

Authorities ID hiker who died at Picacho Peak

Texas woman apparently succumbed to the heat.

July 16, 2015 3:35 pm
Wildflowers on blooming binge at Picacho Peak

Wildflowers on blooming binge at Picacho Peak

Flora of many hues are putting on a show at Picacho Peak.

March 13, 2015 7:02 pm Photos

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3 non-injury crashes on I-10 north of Picacho Peak; blowing dust in area

Blowing dust along Interstate 10 north of Picacho Peak Tuesday afternoon has resulted in three non-injury crashes.

March 25, 2014 3:15 pm Related
Dust storm crashes leave 3 dead north of Tucson

Dust storm crashes leave 3 dead north of Tucson

CASA GRANDE — Three people were killed and at least 12 injured after a dust storm led to multiple crashes Tuesday on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson, authorities said.

October 29, 2013 1:08 pm Related

Woman killed in crash north of Tucson ID'd

A New Mexico woman killed Saturday in a crash on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak has been identified.

August 11, 2013 6:24 pm

Murder charges sought in Pinal County people-smuggling case

The Pinal County Sheriff's Department says it will ask for murder charges against two Phoenix residents after a man with heat exhaustion died after being found in a truck with other immigrants.

July 11, 2013 12:00 am
Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

Katie McKean hikes with Amiga, left, and Eddie along the Canyon Loop Trail at Catalina State Park. A hike along that trail will be among those Arizona State Parks is offering for this New Year's Day.

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Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

Take a hike on New Year's Day - it's a healthy way to start 2013

You could sit around making resolutions on New Year's Day - or you could put one into action by taking a hike.

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Report: Price key to sale in Picacho

PHOENIX - If the state sells up to 1,900 acres for a massive rail yard - 74 tracks at its widest - at Picacho, it will hurt the value of thousands of acres of state trust lands to the east, a report released Monday shows.

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Picacho Peak rail-yard project gaining speed

A project to build a massive rail yard along Interstate 10 near scenic Picacho Peak is gaining momentum.

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