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The Bum Steer

The Bum Steer

The restaurant-bar opened in the early 1970s and closed in 2010. The 8,000-square-foot building has an upper level.

July 03, 2014 3:28 pm
Loop Rawlins

Loop Rawlins

Loop Rawlins shows off his trick-roping skills during his Roping, Whipping and Gun-Spinning Extravaganza performance in 2012, at Trail Dust Town.

May 23, 2014 7:21 pm
El Con Mall

El Con Mall

The El Con sign on Broadway was a Tucson landmark from 1962 to 1999. It reappeared in 2012 after refurbishment.

May 19, 2014 4:47 pm
Little Anthony's Diner Classic Car Show

Little Anthony's Diner Classic Car Show

John Gasho, 71, stands with his 1940 Ford Deluxe at the Little Anthony’s Diner Classic Car Show.

March 17, 2014 10:56 am
UA Winter Graduation

UA Winter Graduation

The Dec. 15, 2012, UA commencement was among the last held in winter. Some are unhappy.

March 13, 2014 5:37 pm
Gaslight Theatre

Gaslight Theatre

Mike Yarema, right, who plays stagehand Buquet and the mysterious Persian, finishes off his stage makeup backstage before performing during "The Phantom of the Opera" at the Gaslight Theatre.

March 10, 2014 4:11 pm
Albert Lannon

Albert Lannon

Albert Lannon, at home in Picture Rocks, says the Avra Valley bypass would cause a host of environmental damage and encourage sprawl. He is urging the county and state to weigh other options.

February 03, 2014 11:21 am
Umi Star Asian Food Bar

Umi Star Asian Food Bar

Chef/partner Todd Hammerslag prepares a dish at Umi Star. Restaurateur Jason Anderson says the closing is just a transition.

January 15, 2014 2:43 pm
Arizona vs. Arizona State college football

Arizona vs. Arizona State college football

Arizona State QB Taylor Kelly, third from left, celebrates in the final seconds of the Devils’ 41-34 win.

November 30, 2013 12:00 am
Arizona vs. Arizona State college football

Arizona vs. Arizona State college football

Marion Grice helped the Sun Devils to a 41-34 win over host Arizona last season. UA coach Rich Rodriguez says recruits don’t pay too much attention to who wins the Territorial Cup, but some of his players disagreed.

November 28, 2013 3:51 pm
Native American Heritage Month Social and Indian Craft Market

Native American Heritage Month Social and Indian Craft Market

Dino Sunaweuma, background, a member of the Hopi tribe, showed his hand-carved Kachina dolls to Frank Laraia during last year’s Native American craft market at the Sheraton.

November 22, 2013 7:08 pm
Native American Heritage Month Social and Indian Craft Market

Native American Heritage Month Social and Indian Craft Market

Desiree Cole painted Chief Sitting Bull onto a feather at last year’s Native American craft market at the Sheraton Tucson Hotel and Suites.

November 22, 2013 7:00 pm
18 EL TOUR

18 EL TOUR

Riders dismount and carry their bikes through the Santa Cruz River crossing in the 2012 El Tour de Tucson.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am
05 ALLSOULS

05 ALLSOULS

A sea of painted faces, shrines and elaborate costumes moves through downtown and under Interstate 10 on Congress Street. Sunday marks the 24th year of the procession.

October 29, 2013 3:30 pm
Krystal Quihuis

Krystal Quihuis

Salpointe's Krystal Quihuis hits her tee shot on the par-3 sixth hole during the girls high school state golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Silverbell Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz. 

October 27, 2013 2:27 pm
Arizona vs. Northern Arizona men's college basketball

Arizona vs. Northern Arizona men's college basketball

NAU’s DeWayne Russell, right, returns as the Lumberjacks’ primary scorer. Russell had 13 points in last year’s loss to the UA in McKale Center.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Arizona vs. Florida college basketball

Arizona vs. Florida college basketball

Arizona’s Nick Johnson (NICK JOHNSON) pumps up the crowd during the second half of the Arizona vs. Florida college basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona won 65-64. Photo by Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star *NO MAGS NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT*

October 23, 2013 10:25 pm
Five Way Street

Five Way Street

Five Way Street, which often covers Crosby, Stills and Nash, preformed at last year’s Nam Jam, which has a new name, venue and is free.

October 11, 2013 2:10 pm
DBs - Arizona's Tra'Mayne Bondurant and USC's Dion Bailey

DBs - Arizona's Tra'Mayne Bondurant and USC's Dion Bailey

Arizona junior safety Tra'Mayne Bondurant leads the Cats with three interceptions so far in 2013. He also has three tackles for loss (2nd among Cats), one sack and 23 tackles (3rd among Cats). USC's Dion Bailey, perhaps best remembered for the helmet-to-helmet hit he put on Matt Scott last s…

October 09, 2013 9:10 pm
Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson has opened a healthy food restaurant and juice bar in the old home of Umi Star on North Campbell Avenue. 

October 03, 2013 2:31 pm
Southeast Arizona Loop Trip

Southeast Arizona Loop Trip

The Village of Elgin Winery is getting set for its 31st Harvesting of the Vine Festival. It will have Elgin wines and those from Tombstone Wine Works, Four Monkey and Mountain View Cellars.

September 23, 2013 9:14 pm
22 HS FB

22 HS FB

Buena’s talented running back Dominique Drake says tonight’s opponent, Chandler, is “one of the most challenging teams on our schedule. I’m pretty pumped up about it.”

September 05, 2013 4:59 pmLoading…
UA Winter Graduation

UA Winter Graduation

Eight Arizona football players have already received their degrees from the UA.

August 29, 2013 1:45 pm
UA Winter Graduation

UA Winter Graduation

Eight Arizona football players have already graduated from the UA.

August 29, 2013 1:47 pm
28 UA FB

28 UA FB

USC’s Marqise Lee outruns Arizona’s Derrick Rainey during the Wildcats’ upset of the then-No. 10 Trojans on Oct. 27, 2012, at Arizona Stadium in Tucson.

August 27, 2013 8:16 pm
Jake Casteel

Jake Casteel

Salpointe’s Jake Casteel reaches to tackle Peoria’s Xavier Villanueva in a Division II semifinal high school football game last season.

August 24, 2013 5:13 pm
29th El Tour de Tucson

29th El Tour de Tucson

August 23, 2013 11:52 am
High school football: Players to Watch: Playoff loss inspires Bushman to improve

High school football: Players to Watch: Playoff loss inspires Bushman to improve

Sabino's Matt Bushman is taken down by two Nogales defenders in the Division III playoffs last year. Sabino's loss to Nogales has been Bushman's offseason motivation.

August 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
28 UA FB

28 UA FB

USC’s final Hail Mary pass came up incomplete in last year’s game at Arizona, allowing the Cats to finish off their 39-36 win. The Trojans went into a second-half tailspin to finish 7-6.

August 18, 2013 4:14 pm
28 UA FB

28 UA FB

GAME 5: USC’s Marqise Lee put on a clinic last year at Arizona, with a Pac-12-record 345 receiving yards. It wasn’t enough, as UA rallied for a 39-36 win. The Cats will look to top the Trojans again on Oct. 10 in L.A.

August 15, 2013 8:57 pm
High School: Players to watch: Estrada a strength for Mountain Lions

High School: Players to watch: Estrada a strength for Mountain Lions

Mountain View's Richie Estrada made a name for himself in summer camps after gaining more than 1,750 yards last year.

August 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
High school football: players to watch: Casteel a disruptive force on D

High school football: players to watch: Casteel a disruptive force on D

Salpointe's Jake Casteel, trying to tackle Peoria's Xavier Villanueva last year, recorded 110 tackles for the Lancers in 2012.

August 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
High school football: players to watch: Experience increases options for Alvarado

High school football: players to watch: Experience increases options for Alvarado

Returning Cienega quarterback Adriell Alvarado passed for 1,994 yards and 16 touchdowns last year.

August 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
High school football: players to watch: Buena hopes to keep top RB Drake fresher

High school football: players to watch: Buena hopes to keep top RB Drake fresher

Buena senior Dominique Drake, making a cut during a touchdown run against Tucson High last season, has a scholarship offer from Army.

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
High School Football: Players to watch: Tucson's Moore expects to be a dual-threat QB

High School Football: Players to watch: Tucson's Moore expects to be a dual-threat QB

Buena's Jacob Valdez, left, tries to bring down Tucson running back Donovan Moore, who is expected to play quarterback this year.

August 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
High school basketball: Foothills duo has eyes for Ivy

High school basketball: Foothills duo has eyes for Ivy

Foothills forward Chaz Mack (42) says the club team he's with now, Arizona Power, "gets you ready for better competition."

July 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona football: Pushing hard for recruits

Arizona football: Pushing hard for recruits

Three-star tight end prospect Matt Bushman of Sabino, hanging onto the ball against Nogales last season, is looking at Arizona, Duke, BYU and Utah.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: Gordon a game-changer

Hansen Sunday Notebook: Gordon a game-changer

Sara Borendame, an Ironwood Ridge graduate who will swim for the Arizona Wildcats, was one of four multiple winners for Ford Aquatics in its state championship run.

July 13, 2013 6:15 amLoading…
Carey gets love in national publications

Carey gets love in national publications

Arizona's Cayman Bundage (61) and Ka'Deem Carey get high marks in national publications. One is impressed by offensive lineman Bundage playing 11 games as a true freshman.

June 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona football: Jenkins runs full circle

Arizona football: Jenkins runs full circle

UA's Daniel Jenkins, looking for yards against ASU last season, says he'll "compete as hard as I can" against RB Ka'Deem Carey.

May 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Please allow semi-pro choir AwenRising to introduce itself

Please allow semi-pro choir AwenRising to introduce itself

Richard Hintze, facing at left, music director of upstart, semi-professional choir AwenRising, sings with the choir and conducts from within, says founding member Amy Palmer.

May 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Gaona in the Game: Silva eyes state title: 'It's kind of a big deal'

Gaona in the Game: Silva eyes state title: 'It's kind of a big deal'

Rincon/University's Ryan Silva will run for Stanford next year, but has unfinished business in high school first. He runs his final races Saturday in the 800 and 1,600, still looking for his first individual state championship.

May 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Where to eat after Friday's UA graduation

Where to eat after Friday's UA graduation

After marching to "Pomp and Circumstance," listening to speeches and tossing mortarboards, the 6,000 or so new University of Arizona graduates will want one thing: food.

May 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hansen Sunday Notebook: Have skills, will travel

Hansen Sunday Notebook: Have skills, will travel

Ex-Wildcat Matt Scott worked with "quarterback engineer" George Whitfield, but it did not help him get drafted.

May 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Cats' revolving door

Arizona basketball: Cats' revolving door

Angelo Chol decided to transfer after seeing his minutes drop during the 2012-13 season and knowing that playing time next season might be furthered reduced.

May 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: Cats' revolving door

Arizona basketball: Cats' revolving door

Angelo Chol decided to transfer after seeing his minutes drop during the 2012-13 season and knowing that playing time next season might be furthered reduced.

May 03, 2013 12:00 am
Arizona basketball: Roller coaster ride lives up to expectations

Arizona basketball: Roller coaster ride lives up to expectations

Mark Lyons arrived from Xavier, took over the point guard role and proved himself in numerous clutch situations for the Wildcats.

March 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona football: Arizona RB Baker likes rush of scoring, chocolate

Arizona football: Arizona RB Baker likes rush of scoring, chocolate

UA's Jared Baker runs against South Carolina State early last season. He ended the season with 85 yards on 20 carries.

March 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona basketball: UA walk-ons have no regrets

Arizona basketball: UA walk-ons have no regrets

UA senior walk-on guard Quinton Crawford, right, horseplaying with T.J. McConnell in October, wants to get into coaching after graduation.

March 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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