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Barrel cacti — overshadowed by saguaros but still magnificent

Barrel cacti — overshadowed by saguaros but still magnificent

Barrel cacti are amazing — even if they're not on par with saguaros.

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See a quirky cactus collaboration in Sabino Canyon

See a quirky cactus collaboration in Sabino Canyon

A prickly pear cactus is growing on a saguaro in Sabino Canyon.

August 11, 2015 7:57 pm Photos

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Stunning line of planets; and Aldebaran Occultation

Stunning line of planets; and Aldebaran Occultation

 The sky above Tucson.

May 18, 2015 5:54 pm
Defying time and gravity, saguaro leans into spring

Defying time and gravity, saguaro leans into spring

A saguaro at Saguaro National Park is tilting at an extreme angle.

April 08, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega’s Arianna Roche has helped the Bobcats to a 30-0 record, a year after they lost in the state championship game in Glendale.

February 24, 2015 8:02 pm
Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega’s Destiny Richardson blocks a shot in the Division II state semifinals last season.

February 15, 2015 6:18 pm

Fee increases proposed for Saguaro National Park

Cost for annual passes and backcountry camping may rise.

January 19, 2015 7:55 pmLoading…
Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Senior Treyanna Clay has Cienega in line to make a run at the state title after finishing second last year.

January 09, 2015 12:00 am
Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega head coach Paul Reed looks on from the sideline during the second half of their Division 2 state semi-final basketball game against Scottsdale Saguaro at Jobing.com Arena on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. 

December 19, 2014 5:55 pm
Meteors Over Tucson

Meteors Over Tucson

The Leonid Meteor shower, which comes from the Comet Tempel-Tuttle, covered the sky early Sunday morning,Sunday November 18th 2001 in Tucson,AZ. The Meteor shower which peaked around 3PM Tucson time,was forcasted by some Astronomers to produce thousands of meteor's per hour. The photo was ta…

December 02, 2014 1:39 pm
Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

They're asked to meet Saturday at visitor center on Old Spanish Trail.

November 06, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega head coach Paul Reed looks on from the sideline during the second half of their Division 2 state semi-final basketball game against Scottsdale Saguaro at Jobing.com Arena on Feb. 27, 2014.

July 26, 2014 6:16 pm
Before replacing any pipeline, seek a plumber’s opinion

Before replacing any pipeline, seek a plumber’s opinion

Each year, thousands of Arizona residents email or call Rosie Romero’s radio show with questions about everything from preventing fires in their chimneys to getting rid of tree roots invading their sewer system. His goal is to provide answers that suit the specific lifestyle wherever someone…

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Fitz: Above all, stand tall: a commencement address from a saguaro

Good evening, class of 2014. Not many saguaros are invited to give commencement addresses, but I’m just a 1-ton cactus with five arms who can’t say “No.”

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Tucson in 100 Objects: Tohono O’odham wine basket was used in celebration calling forth monsoon rains

Tucson in 100 Objects: Tohono O’odham wine basket was used in celebration calling forth monsoon rains

We’re defining Tucson in 100 objects. The daily series began April 20. Follow along at azstarnet.com/100objects

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Tucson-area saguaros bursting into bloom early

Tucson-area saguaros bursting into bloom early

Saguaros — in a vibrant show of flower power — are bursting into bloom weeks earlier than usual at Saguaro National Park west of Tucson and at other sites around the city.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega's Ariana Roche (12) and her Bobcat teammates celebrate their 57-49 victory over Scottsdale Saguaro in the Girls' Division 2 state semi-final basketball game at Jobing.com Arena on Thursday, February 27, 2014. (Ralph Freso for the Daily Star)

March 01, 2014 12:00 am
Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Cienega vs Saguaro Basketball

Second-year Cienega coach Paul Reed said the Bobcats are “looking forward to the challenge” of playing the No. 1 seed.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am
Girls' D-II state semifinal: Cienega 57, Scottsdale Saguaro 49

Girls' D-II state semifinal: Cienega 57, Scottsdale Saguaro 49

Cienega's Ariana Roche (12) and her Bobcat teammates celebrate their 57-49 victory over Scottsdale Saguaro in the Girls' Division II state semi-final basketball game at Jobing.com Arena on Thursday, February 27, 2014. (Ralph Freso for the Daily Star)

February 27, 2014 5:54 pm

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