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Mine Tales: Operations at Silver Bell likely to continue for years

Mine Tales: Operations at Silver Bell likely to continue for years

Depressed copper prices in the 1920s and ’30s saw the eventual closure of mining operations in the Silver Bell district. The nearby Sasco smelter had shut down by 1921 and the Sasco townsite was abandoned.

April 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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County to consider lowering some speed limits

It might soon take a little longer to cover the same amount of ground along stretches of Valencia and Silverbell roads.

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Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Enke, Silverbell in trouble

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Enke, Silverbell in trouble

The semi-arid, limited-turf, 6,800-yard Fred Enke Golf Course is on Irvington Road east of Kolb Road. It features large areas of undisturbed native plants and desert.

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Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Enke, Silverbell in trouble

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Enke, Silverbell in trouble

Tucsonan Jill Camarena-Williams could medal in the shot put, but a back injury has made her chances uncertain.

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Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Enke, Silverbell in trouble

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Enke, Silverbell in trouble

Two of Tucson City Golf's five courses, money-draining Silverbell and Fred Enke, are doomed.

August 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Storm sweeps away 300 feet of Silverbell/Sunset, rebuilding will take days

Storm sweeps away 300 feet of Silverbell/Sunset, rebuilding will take days

Pima County is working to rebuild the intersection of Silverbell and Sunset roads after Sunday’s storm swept away 300 feet of the road.

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Pothole repairs progress on 3 roads

Three Pima County road-repair projects are winding down today.

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Patrick Finley: Deaf golfer DelVecchio gets Japan tourney invite

Patrick Finley: Deaf golfer DelVecchio gets Japan tourney invite

I wasn't sure what I was looking for as I approached the Silverbell Golf Course driving range. Rich DelVecchio, who is deaf, didn't look any different than the half-dozen golfers practicing Thursday. I didn't see anyone using sign language.

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Deaf golfer DelVecchio gets Japan tourney invite

I wasn’t sure what I was looking for as I approached the Silverbell Golf Course driving range.

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Radar van locations

The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations during the next few days, according to the Tucson Police Department:

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Radar van locations

The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

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Border crossings

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What's happening

Art Exhibits

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What to do

What to do

Many events offer discounted tickets for students, seniors, military and others. Call venue for details.

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What to do

What to do

 

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Archaeological site's cleanup is focus of dispute

A former state parks steward is at odds with Pima County over cleaning up trash at an archaeological site on the far northwest side.

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Radar van locations

The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this week, according to the Tucson Police Department:

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