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Redington Pass

Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.

October 04, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
These Pima County roads are closed because of flooding

These Pima County roads are closed because of flooding

Here are the updated road closures for Pima County.

September 08, 2014 3:00 pm Related Loading…
Rewards being offered in poaching of 5 deer

Rewards being offered in poaching of 5 deer

Rewards up to $2,000 are being offered in the poaching of five deer.

August 26, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
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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Fire east of Tucson nearly contained

The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson was 80 percent contained Monday and burned less acreage than initially estimated.

May 05, 2014 12:46 pmLoading…

Redington Fire nearly contained after burning 30 acres east of Tucson

The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson is now 80 percent contained and burned less acreage than initially estimated. 

May 05, 2014 10:00 am
Fire east of Tucson 50 percent contained

Fire east of Tucson 50 percent contained

The Redington Fire which has consumed 125 acres since it started Saturday afternoon is now 50 percent contained.

May 04, 2014 5:30 pm Related
Redington Pass cleanup

Redington Pass cleanup

Gunfire no longer echoes across once-popular shooting sites in Redington Pass, and the U.S. Forest Service plans to resume environmental cleanup work Monday to analyze and remove soil contaminated by shooting debris.

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Drug overdose cause of Redington Pass death, autopsy says

A woman whose body was found in Redington Pass in August died of an accidental drug overdose, an autopsy report released late Tuesday reveals.

October 10, 2013 12:00 am
Lead cleanup to close Redington shooting spots another year

Lead cleanup to close Redington shooting spots another year

Coronado National Forest will start work next month to clean up at least 300 tons of lead-contaminated soil from three recreational target-shooting sites in Redington Pass northeast of Tucson.

September 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Documents: Woman strangled during sex with men

Documents: Woman strangled during sex with men

A woman who was killed near the top of Redington Pass was strangled while having sex with two men, according to court documents.

August 19, 2013 8:30 pm

Redington Pass belongs to all, so get out there

Let's all throw in with the Friends of Redington Pass, pull on our hiking boots and spend a day in that high mountain passage between the Catalina and Rincon mountains. Let's take back the pass.

April 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Vandals target cleaned-up Redington area

Vandals target cleaned-up Redington area

Officials sealed off wildcat shooting areas in Redington Pass after a recent cleanup, but vandals have damaged signs like the one above.

April 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Vandals target cleaned-up Redington area

Vandals target cleaned-up Redington area

Rogue shooters have shot up a "Shooting Prohibited" sign on Redington Pass, and vandals smashed another sign to the ground - just weeks after an event marking a cleanup of trashed-out shooting sites.

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New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

For years, Redington Pass was a popular place for shooters, and wildcat shooting sites came to look like dumps, with assorted debris used for target practice. Shotgun shells and casings littered one such area, above. Redington is now largely cleaned up.

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New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

Almost anything was a target at one wildcat shooting site in Redington Pass. This one had a bullet-riddled computer monitor and appliances.

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New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

A cleanup of trashed-out shooting sites has been completed in Redington Pass east of Tucson - and events at the pass next weekend will highlight the many recreation opportunities there.

April 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Sheriff's Office: Man claims he helped friend kill herself; brought body to house

Sheriff's Office: Man claims he helped friend kill herself; brought body to house

A Tucson man is facing second-degree murder charges in the death of his friend, who he said he helped kill herself, authorities said.

January 14, 2013 5:27 pm
Trashed Redington areas will be fenced off, cleaned

Trashed Redington areas will be fenced off, cleaned

In the background, shooters leave one of the trash-filled Redington Pass areas used for target practice. The Forest Service plans to fence off the area - one of three such sites - starting this week. A new management plan also is in the works.

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Trashed Redington areas will be fenced off, cleaned

Trashed Redington areas will be fenced off, cleaned

Josh Snapp, left, and Austin Zwick examine a bullet-riddled propane tank. They lamented the trash left by other shooters in Redington Pass.

January 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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