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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Criticisms of Obama cartoon, VA, ballot-collection bill, aircraft noise letter.

January 29, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on Pima College's value, D-M neighbors' noise lawsuit, Davonte Eason.

January 26, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
Tucson Mountain mines were plentiful, but not bountiful

Tucson Mountain mines were plentiful, but not bountiful

The Great Depression halted or hindered production of area mines.

September 13, 2015 12:00 pm Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Thoughts on Silverbell repaving, business news coverage, Hillary Clinton, tribal gaming contributions. 

September 11, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Tucson Mountains hosted varied mining efforts

Tucson Mountains hosted varied mining efforts

The Amole Mining District made its mark on the history of the Tucson Mountains.

September 06, 2015 12:00 pm Photos

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Short-lived mine produced ore in Tucson Mountains

Short-lived mine produced ore in Tucson Mountains

Remnants of Mile Wide Mine can be found in Saguaro National Park West.

August 30, 2015 11:00 am Photos

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Like living in a sculpture: Lava House rooted in people, place

Like living in a sculpture: Lava House rooted in people, place

Crushed volcanic rock from Flagstaff was mixed with cement; walls were built on site.

June 27, 2015 2:41 pm Photos

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Palo verde trees are on a blooming binge

Palo verde trees are on a blooming binge

This year's palo verde bloom is "nothing short of spectacular," expert says.

April 25, 2015 7:57 pm Photos

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Gates Pass west of Tucson is in brilliant bloom

Gates Pass west of Tucson is in brilliant bloom

Numerous species of wildflowers are showing their colors along Gates Pass Road.

March 08, 2015 7:22 pm Video Photos

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Homestead links Arizona family to the past

Homestead links Arizona family to the past

Alice Vail slept under a tarp in the company of scorpions.

November 25, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Deserts flushed with green thanks to rains

Deserts flushed with green thanks to rains

Desert hillsides are green and dotted with a few wildflowers following rains.

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Tucson sunset

Tucson sunset

Sunset on the northwest near Cortaro and Old Father Oct. 8, 2001.

August 02, 2014 5:15 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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My favorite place: A wonderful ruin of an old stone house.

My favorite place: A wonderful ruin of an old stone house.

The view above through the absence of a roof is impromptu and spectacular

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Homesteader's 1930s stone house to be recognized

Homesteader's 1930s stone house to be recognized

An old stone house west of Tucson is prized for its history.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima County plans to buy, preserve Painted Hills desert area

Pima County plans to buy, preserve Painted Hills desert area

Pima County is on the verge of acquiring a scenic 286-acre parcel in the west-side Painted Hills area that county officials have coveted for years.

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Throwback Thursday: Fire at Old Tucson Studios

Throwback Thursday: Fire at Old Tucson Studios

Much of Old Tucson Studios burned to the ground in a devastating fire on April 24, 1995. The first firefighters on the scene were no match for the tinder-dry buildings on the Western movie set. The arson fire caused an estimated $10 million in damage to 70 percent of the structures on 70 acr…

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Street Smarts: Former piece of Grant Road once named for enterprising farm family

Street Smarts: Former piece of Grant Road once named for enterprising farm family

Grant Road once was divided into four streets, and DeMoss-Petrie Road was one of them.

December 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Meteorite hunters changing direction in search of space rocks

Scientists and meteorite hunters are revising their search area after a fireball passed over the Tucson area earlier in the week.

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