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Road Runner: County floats Snyder bridge idea again

Road Runner: County floats Snyder bridge idea again

Officials say a bridge across Sabino Creek would ease traffic congestion.

June 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

Tucson in 100 Objects —Sabino Canyon's stone bridges

They should write a novel called "The Bridges of Sabino Canyon."

May 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson's Fenster private boarding school shutting down for a year

Tucson's Fenster private boarding school shutting down for a year

A once-popular boarding school in the Sabino Canyon area — which attracted children of prominent families — is taking a year off to reinvent itself due to sagging enrollment and finances.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sabino Creek stops flowing 3 weeks earlier than last 2 years

Sabino Creek stops flowing 3 weeks earlier than last 2 years

Sabino Creek stopped flowing at Sabino Dam northeast of Tucson on April 17 — about three weeks earlier than it has dried up in recent years, water officials reported.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Public invited to weigh in on Sabino Canyon's future

Sabino Canyon, a spectacular slash in the Catalina Mountains northeast of Tucson, now attracts 1 million visitors a year — and federal officials say the canyon’s 21-year-old recreation plan is due for a makeover.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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El Tour boss: 'Prepare to get wet' in soggy race

Patience rather than speed will be the word to remember in today’s El Tour de Tucson.

November 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sabino Creek flowing strong thanks to abundance of rain

Sabino Creek flowing strong thanks to abundance of rain

The Star's Doug Kreutz visits Sabino Dam to enjoy and share the soothing flow of runoff rainwater in Sabino Creek.

July 19, 2013 4:29 pmLoading…
Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Charlotte Calhoun, left, and her brother, Colten, scout for interesting rocks in one of Sabino Canyon's clear pools. The children, from Coldwater, Mich., were in the canyon Tuesday - a good time to see the creek flow.

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Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

The flow was strong enough Sunday to send water over the Sabino Dam, where some visitors were able to enjoy the sight and sound.

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Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Snowmelt makes for what may be short-lived spectacle

Sabino Creek, which was bone-dry for months due to an ongoing drought, is flowing again, thanks to runoff from melting snow in the Catalina Mountains.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

Joseph Ratliff, 16, left, and James Khoury, 13, play on the rocks as water in Sabino Creek cascades over the Sabino Canyon dam.

August 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

The water wasn't high enough last week to keep the trams from crossing the many bridges that span Sabino Creek in Sabino Canyon, a hiking and tourist mecca that attracts visitors in every season.

August 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

Monsoon rains push Sabino to its banks

Sabino Creek's waters flow by a downed tree in the canyon. Recent rains have turned the usual beginning-of-summer trickle into a watery onslaught.

August 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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