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Dry winter brings wildfire fears in S. Arizona

The warm, dry winter — with a lack of normal rain and snowfall — has primed Southeastern Arizona for potentially widespread wildfires this year, say national forest and parks officials.

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New guidebook spotlights Arizona Trail

New guidebook spotlights Arizona Trail

You can hike just a few miles on the Arizona National Scenic Trail — or trek its entire length of about 817 miles from Mexico to Utah.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Snow expected Friday for Catalina, Rincon mountains

The Catalina and Rincon mountains surrounding Tucson could get up to six inches of snow Friday as a storm moves into the area.

December 19, 2013 1:41 pmLoading…
Storm brings 60 mph gusts, knocking down power poles

Storm brings 60 mph gusts, knocking down power poles

A thunderstorm swept through the Tucson area Tuesday afternoon, knocking down power poles, damaging mobile homes south of the city and dropping up to 1« inches of rain.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Thunderstorm drops up to 2 inches of rain on city and on Mount Lemmon

A thunderstorm swept through the Tucson area Tuesday afternoon dropping up to 2 inches of rain on the city's southwest side and on Mount Lemmon.

August 20, 2013 6:18 pmLoading…
A classic tucson sunrise

A classic tucson sunrise

Richard W. Keiler wrote in his submission: "This photo was taken on the east side, looking east toward the Rincons. Homer spoke of the rosy-fingered dawn in 'The Odyssey,' and it seems to me that this Tucson sunrise rivals anything that ancient storyteller might have witnessed in Greece."

November 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
A classic Tucson sunrise

A classic Tucson sunrise

We're looking for your best photos to print in the East Side Star. Share images from high school events, shots of Arizona's wildlife or photos of fabulous scenery. Go to azstarnet.com/east to upload your pictures.

November 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson area under a flash flood watch

The National Weather Service has downgraded a flash flood warning to a flash flood watch for northeastern Pima County, including the City of Tucson.

July 29, 2012 1:58 pmLoading…

2 new wildfires burning in S. Arizona

Two new wildfires are burning in Southern Arizona, while a third fire east of Tucson is now fully contained.

June 26, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

Rincon wildfire now 75% contained

The wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson grew Thursday to about 7,500 acres but is 75 percent contained, officials said.

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Wildfire east of Tucson 60 percent contained

The wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson has grown to about 7,500 acres but is 60 percent contained, officials said Thursday.

June 21, 2012 1:32 pmLoading…

Wildfire east of Tucson grows to 4,600 acres

A wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson grew Wednesday to about 4,600 acres, but crews have constructed  containment lines around 60 percent of the fire.

June 20, 2012 9:29 pmLoading…

Fire east of Tucson at 3,900 acres, 45 percent contained

A wildfire burning in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson has grown Wednesday to about 3,900 acres, but crews have managed to construct containment lines around 45 percent of the fire.

June 20, 2012 1:40 pmLoading…

Wildfire east of Tucson grows to 3,400 acres

A wildfire in the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson grew Tuesday to about 3,400 acres, according to the Coronado National Forest.

June 19, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…
Sonoran Institute director ready to move on after 22 years on job

Sonoran Institute director ready to move on after 22 years on job

Donald Diamond sí, Rosemont Copper no.

June 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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