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Blog: Flu cases climbing in Pima County

Flu season likely has not peaked yet in Pima County, a local health department officials says.

January 26, 2013 6:15 amLoading…

Sweat-lodge guru cancels seminars in wake of deaths

PHOENIX — Motivational speaker and author James Arthur Ray is canceling his remaining 2009 seminars in the wake of three deaths that occurred after a sweat-lodge ceremony he led this month in northern Arizona.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Women's soccer season ends with heartbreaking loss

After winning a conference championship and rolling through the regular season with a 16-2 record, the Pima College women's soccer team looked poised for a run at the national tournament.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

FOOTBALL TONIGHT

All games start at 7.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

UA's Wise sprains ankle, will miss media day in Los Angeles

UA senior guard Nic Wise sprained an ankle in practice Tuesday and will miss a scheduled appearance at Thursday's Pac-10 media day in Los Angeles, according to team spokesman Richard Paige.

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Most sweat lodges would need no permits in Pima

The typical sweat lodge built in Pima County does not require a building permit, chief building official Yves Khawam said last week.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Firefighting class is next goal for Aztecs' Shuta

Firefighting class is next goal for Aztecs' Shuta

Pima College soccer player Emily Shuta has been thinking about studying firefighting next semester at the junior college.

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Pima women clinch regular-season title

The No. 13 Pima College women's soccer team wrapped up the ACCAC regular-season title with a 2-1 win over Cochise in Douglas on Wednesday.

October 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Deal with UniSource unit puts 2nd big project in gear

Deal with UniSource unit puts 2nd big project in gear

Arizona's first commercial wind farm made the state the fastest growing in the nation's wind industry in the third quarter of 2009.

October 21, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

UniSource unit to buy power from planned Ariz. wind-solar farm

KINGMAN — UniSource Energy Services, which provides electric and natural-gas service in rural Northern and Southern Arizona, has agreed to purchase the output of a planned wind farm and solar array in the Kingman area.

October 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Family of 3rd sweat-lodge fatality mourns loss

FLAGSTAFF — The family of a Minnesota woman who died more than a week after being overcome in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony said Sunday that she prided herself on leading a healthy and active life.

October 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Guru's credibility questioned following sweat lodge deaths

SEDONA — James Arthur Ray led a group of more than 50 followers into a cramped, sauna-like sweat lodge in Arizona last week by convincing them that his words would lead them to spiritual and financial wealth.

October 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Freshman Vu opening eyes with goal-scoring

Freshman Vu opening eyes with goal-scoring

Heading into this soccer season, most of the players on the Pima College men's team were freshmen. Coach David Cosgrove was looking for several players to tally goals.

October 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Charges mulled in ceremony fatalities

PRESCOTT — The deaths of two people during a sweat-lodge ceremony led by self-help expert James Arthur Ray are being investigated as homicides, authorities said Thursday.

October 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

State's monthly jobless rate levels out

PHOENIX — Arizona's jobless rate remained virtually unchanged for the second month in a row. But that doesn't necessarily mean the economy is stabilizing.

October 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Woman, 38, who died at sweat lodge had been in 'top shape'

A 38-year-old New York woman who died after sitting in a sauna-like sweat lodge at a scenic Arizona resort was an avid surfer and hiker who was "in top shape," took self-improvement seriously and had a passion for art, a family spokesman said.

October 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

2 die in crude sweat lodge at Sedona resort

PHOENIX — A sauna-like sweat lodge at an Arizona resort meant to provide spiritual cleansing became a crime scene Friday after two people died and others became ill during a two-hour session inside the crude structure.

October 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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