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Santa Catalina Mountains

14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

14 bighorns released into Catalinas; 3 others die

Another release of 16 is scheduled for today amid criticism from opponents.

November 21, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Another bighorn sheep dies in the Catalina Mountains

Twelve of the original 31 sheep transplanted are still alive.

November 14, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

More private shrines appearing on S. Arizona forest lands

Officials have this advice for those building memorials: Don't.

November 05, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Video: Cyclist attacked on Mount Lemmon (contains foul language)

Video: Cyclist attacked on Mount Lemmon (contains foul language)

The bicyclist suffered minor injuries. 

October 09, 2014 4:30 pm Video Loading…
Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood provides 'sense of place'

Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood provides 'sense of place'

Neighborhood's laid-back charm, history attracts an eclectic mix of artists, families.

September 13, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Deputies search for 3 in Tucson home invasion

Deputies search for 3 in Tucson home invasion

The armed intruders wore black and had bandanas covering their faces.

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Buildings weren't burned by Forest Service, judge rules

Buildings weren't burned by Forest Service, judge rules

Two Oracle-area couples claimed their properties were destroyed in a backburn during the Bullock Fire in 2002.

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Update: Hikers find skeletal remains on Mt. Lemmon

Update: Hikers find skeletal remains on Mt. Lemmon

The remains were found near the Marshall Gulch picnic area.

July 31, 2014 2:07 pm Related
Tucson in 100 Objects — Mount Lemmon ski lift

Tucson in 100 Objects — Mount Lemmon ski lift

You wouldn't think a ski lift belonged in this list, but it does.

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Bighorns finding their footing, wildlife officials say

Bighorns finding their footing, wildlife officials say

"Encouraging developments" could mean another transplant of the wild sheep.

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Man rescued from Sabino Canyon

Man rescued from Sabino Canyon

Crews hoisted a man, having chest pains, out of Sabino Canyon. 

July 16, 2014 4:34 pm
Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Tucson in 100 Objects — Finger Rock

Yes, we believe that is an index finger raised in our direction

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Bighorn sheep numbers remain same

Bighorn sheep numbers remain same

Lambs born in mountains appear healthy, growing.

June 27, 2014 3:55 pmLoading…
Tucson in 100 Objects — Hiking boots

Tucson in 100 Objects — Hiking boots

Our trail-crossed mountains are beckoning.

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Rescue of dehydrated hiker, 25, a reminder of heat dangers

A hiker was being helped off of the Romero Pools trail in Catalina State Park Saturday night after becoming dehydrated.

May 31, 2014 7:47 pmLoading…
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."

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Mountain wildflowers are blooming already in Catalina Mountains

Mountain wildflowers are blooming already in Catalina Mountains

Mountain wildflowers are usually associated with the days of summer high in the Catalina Mountains, but some are bursting into bloom now at  8,000 feet in the range north of Tucson.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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County OK's Sabino Canyon Road rezoning

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved a rezoning Tuesday for 130 “luxury casitas” along Sabino Canyon Road between East River and Cloud roads, despite opposition from residents who live near the proposed project.

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