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Tucson Tourism

Tucson Tourism

Despite nationwide gains of 8.2 percent per room, Tucson’s hospitality industry has seen a 2.2 percent increase in 2014. But luxury resorts like JW Marriott Starr Pass, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., have been faring much better.

October 21, 2014 11:23 am
50 objetos cobre

50 objetos cobre

Greg Bryan / La Estrella de TucsónAlvin Fulton maniobra una máquina con cátodos de cobre para recoger cobre puro en la Mina Johnson Camp, al este de Benson.

May 01, 2014 2:20 pm
Johnson Camp Mine

Johnson Camp Mine

In 2008, a machine carrying copper cathodes helped collect pure copper as part of an electrical refining process at the Johnson Camp Mine in Cochise County.

May 01, 2014 2:20 pm
Bluefin Seafood Bistro

Bluefin Seafood Bistro

For nine years, Bluefin Seafood Bistro at Casas Adobes Plaza has been serving up New Orleans specialties to mark Mardi Gras. The menu runs from Friday through Fat Tuesday.

February 25, 2014 2:26 pm
Arizona's Numbers Game: Basketball: Zero hour: Arenas, Bayless tip off series

Arizona's Numbers Game: Basketball: Zero hour: Arenas, Bayless tip off series

Jerryd Bayless took UA to the 2008 NCAA tourney, averaging 19.7 points as a freshman before turning pro. He's averaged 8.3 points a game with Portland, New Orleans, Toronto and Memphis.

June 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
A Fine piece of music for SASO CD

A Fine piece of music for SASO CD

Guitarist Pete Fine's "Landscapes" will be on the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra's debut CD. "I find even in my electric guitar playing a lot of classical stuff," the Tucson composer says.

May 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

New group hopes to chart new path for Redington Pass

Almost anything was a target at one wildcat shooting site in Redington Pass. This one had a bullet-riddled computer monitor and appliances.

April 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Greg Hansen: No sixth sense: UA's fate unpredictable

Greg Hansen: No sixth sense: UA's fate unpredictable

Belmont showed in an NCAA first-round loss to Duke and DeMarcus Nelson, center, in 2008 that it's not likely to be in awe of No. 6 UA on Thursday.

March 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

An old ranch house is one of several historical structures at the Empire Ranch. The ranch now forms a big part of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, just north and east of Sonoita. The ranch is on the list of endangered historical areas.

November 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
home-task checklist

home-task checklist

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October 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Voting guidelines: Vote from home or visit polls

Voting guidelines: Vote from home or visit polls

Pima County has reduced the number of polling places this year by about one-third, so be sure to double-check the location before you go out to cast your ballot. Most information, including polling-place locations, is available at www.recorder.pima.gov online.

October 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Increased profits, costs predicted for Rosemont Mine

Increased profits, costs predicted for Rosemont Mine

A worker moves copper cathodes, a process Rosemont has decided against, at a mine near Benson.

September 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Mars-landing mission focus of special talks, viewing here

Mars-landing mission focus of special talks, viewing here

Peter Smith led the earlier Phoenix Mars Lander mission and will be one speaker.

August 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Buzz, Senders to open Bisbee Royale in August

Buzz, Senders to open Bisbee Royale in August

Howe Gelb will perform his latest work, "Tucson: A Country Rock Opera," at the Bisbee Royale in early August.

July 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Cultural carnival to benefit All Souls

Cultural carnival to benefit All Souls

The Bull holds a flaming torch during the All Souls Procession and grand finale in 2008.

March 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Commodities were down overall in '11

Commodities were down overall in '11

At the Johnson Camp Mine east of Benson, Alvin Fulton maneuvers copper cathodes. Copper prices ended down in the past year.

January 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
The Best of Arizona: Desert hikes

The Best of Arizona: Desert hikes

Andy Seal and Candy Jones make their way up the Blackett's Ridge Trail, which breaks off the the Phoneline Trail. 

October 30, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Chanteuses and Americana statesman

Chanteuses and Americana statesman

Howe Gelb leads the lineup at Solar Culture.

September 11, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Whole Lotta Zep will revisit legendary band's show here

Whole Lotta Zep will revisit legendary band's show here

Pete Fine will be on stage with Whole Lotta Zep, which plans to revisit Led Zeppelin's one and only show in Tucson in 1972.

August 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Kumari Fulbright in court in 2008

Kumari Fulbright in court in 2008

Kumari Fulbright appears in Pima County Superior Court in March, 2008.

December 17, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Astronomer exploring likelihood of life out there

Astronomer exploring likelihood of life out there

Peter Smith, above, who led the UA's Phoenix Mars Lander mission, is one of Chris Impey's interview subjects.

October 23, 2010 11:23 pm
Doctor files suit, says bone drug leads to breaks

Doctor files suit, says bone drug leads to breaks

Dr. Jennifer Schneider works with patient Pam Nirenberg. Schneider is leading an effort to restrict the use of bone drug Fosamax, saying extended use can lead to femur fractures.

September 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Get away to federal lands free this weekend

Get away to federal lands free this weekend

A historic cabin sits next to the San Pedro House in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, east of Sierra Vista, a Bureau of Land Management site that currently has no fees. Check it out while it's still free.

August 13, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Education notes

Education notes

Nour Jandali teaches an Arabic language class at Cholla High, which will expand such instruction with a U.S. grant.

April 19, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
US births declined in 2008

US births declined in 2008

Nurse Darice Taylor cares for a 2-day-old baby born at Tucson Medical Center. In 2008, 4.2 million babies were born in the U.S., a 2 percent drop from 2007, according to the CDC.

April 07, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
You can't beat the peaks surrounding Tucson

You can't beat the peaks surrounding Tucson

The Santa Rita Mountains appear as a distant ridge to the west when viewed behind a ranch in Elgin, about 50 miles southeast of Tucson near the northeast corner of Santa Cruz County.

April 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Caps on metal futures scare execs

Caps on metal futures scare execs

Sheets of harvested copper are stacked at the Johnson Camp Mine in Cochise County east of Benson. Arizona is one of the world's richest sources of the commodity.

March 26, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson artist's Latino-themed work gains first show inside familiar space

Tucson artist's Latino-themed work gains first show inside familiar space

Artist David Tineo, in front of "Raices," talks with Pima College students at the Tucson Museum of Art. "Raices," which Tineo painted along with fellow muralist Antonio Pazos, has been on the museum's north-facing wall since 1992.

February 28, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
This week's hot 5 events

This week's hot 5 events

 

April 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Expect more of a game today

Expect more of a game today

 

April 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Riding the wave of excitement

Riding the wave of excitement

 

February 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Neighbors Briefs

Neighbors Briefs

 

February 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Sunday is the warm-up

Sunday is the warm-up

 

January 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Looking back on 2008

Looking back on 2008

 

January 08, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Aztecs looking for a fresh start

Aztecs looking for a fresh start

 

January 04, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Ness the joker in UA deck

Ness the joker in UA deck

 

December 19, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Signs of improvement

Signs of improvement

 

December 13, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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