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Clock on Tucson Federal Savings Tower

Clock on Tucson Federal Savings Tower

Bud Howton wasn’t one to be bothered by heights, it seemed, when in February 1972 he made his monthly check of the lights in the time-and-temperature display atop the Tucson Federal Savings Tower, 32 N. Stone Ave., now occupied by Pima County Legal Services.

September 18, 2013 10:41 am
PCL baseball: HS to UA to majors, Hassey hit title trifecta

PCL baseball: HS to UA to majors, Hassey hit title trifecta

From left, UA coach Jerry Kindall, Ron Hassey and his dad, Bill, and UA assistant Jim Wing watch Ron sign his letter of intent to play for the Wildcats.

August 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tennis coach Clark, a THS legend, dies

Tennis coach Clark, a THS legend, dies

This illustration from a 1972 edition of the Arizona Daily Star celebrated Sue Clark's achievements at Tucson High School.

May 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
100 days of science: 'Atoms for Peace' gave UA a nuclear reactor

100 days of science: 'Atoms for Peace' gave UA a nuclear reactor

Forty years ago, the UA's nuclear reactor was refueled for the first time. Dr. Monte V. Davis, head of the UA nuclear reactor lab, directed the removal of a small tube containing some of the uranium fuel.

September 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
UA's nuclear reactor

UA's nuclear reactor

The UA's nuclear reactor is refueled for the first time since being put into operation in 1958. The NRC hasn't yet approved the UA's decommissioning plan, but a contract for performing the job is to be awarded Jan. 4.

December 26, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Time Capsule: Back in the good old days at El Con

Tucson Time Capsule: Back in the good old days at El Con

Business must have been good for the Montgomery Ward store in El Con Center. On Oct. 5, 1972, it held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark its third major expansion in 11 years. Following the festivities, Don Curry, left, the merchandise manager, and John B. Damron, the general manager, took a …

October 05, 2007 12:00 amLoading…

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