Spider enthusiasts gather to show off creatures.
Santa Rita head coach Jeff Scurran leaps into the arms of players after they posted a 47-13 win over Coronado in the 4A-II state semifinal at Paradise Valley High School, Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 28, 2008.
The view from the new Lowell-Stevens Football Facility as Arizona fans stand and cheer the team entering the field at the start of the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Aug. 30, 2013.
Araceli Rodriguez holds a rosary that belonged to her son, Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, pictured behind her, who was fatally shot by Border Patrol agents. She was announcing the filing of a lawsuit in the killing of the teen, who was on the Nogales, Sonora, side of the border. Story, Page A2.
Salpointe's Dennis Bene celebrates with his players after their 30-14 win over previously unbeaten Ironwood Ridge at Salpointe Catholic High School, Oct. 26, 2012, Tucson, Ariz.
Salpointe Catholic head coach Dennis Bene exhorts his team before practice Aug. 16, 2004, at the Tucson, Ariz., high school.
Charlie Harris, owner of Charlie’s Comic Books, 5460 E. Speedway, hosts a fundraiser Saturday for Casa de los Ninos.
Sure, you can park your car near Main Gate Square, but why fuss with traffic and parking when the streetcar offers easy access to the square’s shopping, dining and entertainment?
Colton Ramsey admires mesquite bugs, one of many non-spider species on display.
A jar-full of small scorpions glows under a black light on the Tiger Tiger Beads table
Jackson Winslow and his brother Zachary used a wide assortment of building materials to make their own spiders at the kids table.
Whitney Mugleston holds a Honduran curly hair tarantula for a curious observer to touch — cautiously.
Morgan Rose Hurst gets a close look at one of the many spiders at J. Mugleston’s Great Basin Serpentarium table in the Spider Mall at the 16th Annual American Tarantula Society Conference at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort.
A Border Patrol agent observes the vehicles heading into Mexico at the DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales. Officials at six Tucson-sector ports of entry have seen a spike in unaccompanied migrants turning themselves in.
Passengers crossing University Boulevard at Tyndall Avenue help christen the streetcars.
Kitsap Pumas' Cory Keitz, left, celebrates after slotting home the first goal of the game against FC Tucson early in the first half of their Western Conference final.
FC Tucson's Josh Phillips, top, clutches Kitsap's Joaquin Rivas as the two go up for a header in the first half.
FC Tucson goalkeeper Billy Thompson makes a diving save to rob the Kitsap Pumas of a score in the second half.
Kitsap Pumas' Cody Shelton bikes the ball out of danger in front of FC Tucson's Vance Rookwood in the second half.
Kitsap Pumas goalkeeper Matt Grosey slams to the turf after parrying away one of the few shots on frame by FC Tucson.
FC Tucson's Connor Brandt sits at midfield while the Kitsap Pumas celebrate their 3-0 win in the Western Conference final.
FC Tucson's Kris Barr, left, tangles with Kitsap Pumas' Rene DeZorzi on a cross into the box.
Kitsap's Trevor Jensen gets a handful of FC Tucson's Christian Volesky's jersey as they tussle in the first half.
FC Tucson's Connor Brandt gestures for a card even as he's falling down on top of Kitsap's Trevor Jenson in the first half.
FC Tucson's Peter Kelly goes down hard after being chopped down from behind by Kitsap's Trevor Jenson.
Kitsap Pumas' Jesus Sanchez, left, Miguel Gonzalez and Daniel Gonzalez celebrate Miguel's goal early in the second half to make it 2-0 over FC Tucson.
Kitsap's Cory Keitz, left, and Michael Chamberlain confront center referee Ramy Touchan after Keitz was given a red card that was rescinded after several minutes of confrontations and consultations in the second half.
FC Tucson’s Kris Barr, left, tangles with Kitsap Pumas’ Rene DeZorzi on a cross into the box in the first half.
Mountain View High School head coach Wayne Jones shares a laugh with the officiating crew prior to the game against Sierra Vista Buena, Marana, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2006.
Mountain View coach Wayne Jones started up the school’s program, and took the Mountain Lions to the postseason 13 times in his 19 years at the helm.
University of Arizona head coach Mike Candrea pleads his case to one of the umpires following a close play at first base against Southern Miss in their opening game of the season at Hillenbrand Stadium, Feb. 7, 2014, Tucson, Ariz.
Colton Ramsey takes a long look at a box of mesquite bugs, just one of the many non-spider species on display in the Spider Mall for the Sixteenth Annual American Tarantula Society Conference at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort.
A jar full of small scorpions glow under a black light flash light on the Tiger Tiger Beads table.
Jackson Winslow and his brother Zachary have a wide assortment of building materials to construct their own spiders at the Kid's Table in the Spider Mall.
Morgan Rose Hurst gets a close-up look at one of the many spiders on display at J. Mugleston's Great Basin Serpentarium table.
Whitney Mugleston holds a Honduran curly hair tarantula for a curious observer to carefully touch at J. Mugleston's Great Basin Sperpentarium''s table.
One of the city's new streetcars pulls out of the Warren and Helen stop on opening day Friday.
Hudbay Minerals Inc. president and chief executive officer David Garofalo
Hudbay Minerals Inc. vice president of corporate social responsibility David Clarry
Hudbay Minerals Inc. vice-president of business development and technical services Patrick Merrin
Members of the Red Hat Society file off an eastbound streetcar in Main Gate Square. Amid the hoopla, some people think downtown has gotten too fancy.
Streamside vegetation along Cienega Creek provides homes for several bird species. Bird-watchers, hikers and those interested in archaeological sites are frequent visitors to the riparian area southeast of Tucson.
A butterfly examines the flowers of a southwestern mock vervain. Cienega Creek and neighboring Davidson Canyon are the focus of mitigation talks between the Pima County administrator and Rosemont Copper.
The blooms on a century plant overlook Cienega Creek. Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry and Rosemont Mine representatives are in talks about offsetting the mine’s impacts in the Cienega Basin. Huckelberry says that if the mine gets built, he wants to make sure the county gets to pr…
Mark Hart, a former Tucson Rapid Transit driver who worked from 1958 to 1978, has to take off his uniform hat to get video and photos of the city's modern streetcar approaching a grand opening event at Helen and Warren, Friday, July 25, 2014.
Wilma Wildcat reacts to some of the remarks from University of Arizona president Ann Weaver Hart at the ceremony on the Helen and Warren stop for the city's new streetcar system, Friday, July 25, 2014.
One of the city's new streetcars pulls out of the Warren and Helen stop for the next stage on the citywide grand opening tour, Friday, July 25, 2014.
Members of the crowd at the Helen and Warren stop use cameras, tablets and phones to get photos and video of the city's new streetcar loading up with VIP's on its grand opening tour of the city, Friday, July 25, 2014.