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Tucson in 100 Objects

Tucson in 100 Objects

Tumamoc Hill offers a quick but arduous walk or run to hundreds of Tucsonans each morning and evening.

July 18, 2014 12:54 pm
Old Pueblo Knitters Guild

Old Pueblo Knitters Guild

Diane Senders, a member of the Old Pueblo Knitters Guild, far left, shows Sangna Trivedi how to finish off the purse she's knitting as Mya Escalante, 11, far right, continues to knit a bracelet for her sister during a free class at the Santa Rosa Library in 2010.

June 16, 2014 5:28 pm
Clarence Dupnik

Clarence Dupnik

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik

February 25, 2014 6:23 pm
Nimbus Bistro and Brewery

Nimbus Bistro and Brewery

Gary and Emily Wright enjoyed a late-afternoon lunch with their son Chris Wright at Nimbus American Bistro and Brewery, 6464 E. Tanque Verde Road, in 2010.

January 29, 2014 2:28 pm
Augustana coach Tom Billeter

Augustana coach Tom Billeter

Augustana coach Tom Billeter talks to Brennan Olson in a 2010 exhibition game against Arizona, which the Wildcats won 70-59. Billeter, a former UA grad assistant under Lute Olson, brings his team back for an exhibition contest Monday night at McKale Center in a game that will air on the Pac-…

November 03, 2013 12:00 am
04 Almquist

04 Almquist

Tucson Magnet High School theater teacher Art Almquist is a finalist for People magazine’s Teacher of the Year award.

August 27, 2013 4:29 pmLoading…
Pipe inadequate for 2 hookups to CAP, city says

Pipe inadequate for 2 hookups to CAP, city says

A machine called a rake is used in the harvesting of pecans from the groves owned by Farmers Investment Co., one of the two entities that want to connect to the water source at the end of the Central Arizona Project.

May 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Kenzie Fowler redshirting this year

Kenzie Fowler redshirting this year

Arizona Wildcats run towards Kenzie Fowler to celebrate their win over Hawaii at the Softball Women's College World Series. The Wildcats won 5-1 in 2010  in Oklahoma City.

March 07, 2013 8:45 pmLoading…
Kenzie Fowler

Kenzie Fowler

Kenzie Fowler gets a hug from Sarah Akamine after UCLA beat Arizona 15-9 to win the Softball Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. At right is Shannon Tinsley. Fowler pitched the UA to the WCWS finale in 2010.

March 07, 2013 8:45 pmLoading…
Kenzie Fowler redshirting this year

Kenzie Fowler redshirting this year

Arizona pitching coach Teresa Wilson watches the feet of Kenzie Fowler as she pitches during practice at the Softball Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. Fowler was called for eight illegal pitches during the game against Tennessee in 2010. 

March 07, 2013 8:45 pmLoading…
Readers dish on restaurant faves

Readers dish on restaurant faves

Sakura Teppan Steak & Sushi, 6534 E. Tanque Verde Road, is in a shopping plaza with several other restaurants. Tanque Verde Road itself boasts a number of restaurants as you head east.

October 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Now closed

Now closed

NImbus American Bistro & Brewery, 6464 E. Tanque Verde Road, apparently closed Monday.

October 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
NW Fire gets EMILY for fast-water rescues

NW Fire gets EMILY for fast-water rescues

Hydronalix CEO Tony Mulligan stands by as Ken Moritz, the firm's tech support man, puts an EMILY unmanned watercraft in Silverbell Lake for a test drive. Hydronalix hand-assembles the units in Sahuarita.

June 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Lute Olson, Dave Sitton invite public on a walk

Lute Olson, Dave Sitton invite public on a walk

Former UA basketball coach Lute Olson will meet and interact with members of the public who want to join him in a half-hour walk starting in Brandi Fenton Park.

December 29, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Get Moving, Tucson!: Test yourself during autumn's half-marathons

Get Moving, Tucson!: Test yourself during autumn's half-marathons

Three half-marathons - one each in October, November and December - are the opportunity to see what you can do against the 13.1-mile distance.

September 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
TEP seeks to reduce incentives for solar

TEP seeks to reduce incentives for solar

Cox Communications installed 120 solar panels on top of a parking structure at their Tucson headquarters last year.

August 14, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
SCHOOL MODE

SCHOOL MODE

Crossing guards help keep cars at bay so that students can safely cross the streets. Walking or biking to and from school is a great way to build in exercise during a busy day.

August 07, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Feliz cumpleaños Tucson

Feliz cumpleaños Tucson

Ward 2 City Council Office, 7575 E. Speedway. Register to participate by next Thursday. Cake viewing and refreshments served from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Aug. 16. Cake judging at 11 a.m. Winners announced and cake served from noon-1 p.m. Free. 791-4687.

August 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Greg Hansen: Derksen rises to Challenge

Greg Hansen: Derksen rises to Challenge

Tim Derksen, rebounding against Santa Rita, had 17 points and nine rebounds in 16 minutes at the Reebok All-American Challenge Wednesday.

July 12, 2011 2:00 pmLoading…
Real estate: Catching up with strip club and more

Real estate: Catching up with strip club and more

Raj Kohli uses his radio show and virtually any other forum to talk up his plan for a downtown plaza built around a Bellagio-style fountain.

May 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
GIRLS TENNIS: Rincon junior dedicated to reaching state championship match

GIRLS TENNIS: Rincon junior dedicated to reaching state championship match

Rincon/University's Samantha Lund practices up to three hours a day, six days a week, and hopes to play collegiate tennis.

April 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Celebrate the book

Celebrate the book

Maybe you'd like to play a game with really big checkers, the way Jacob Spier did at last year's festival.

March 06, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Boys Basketball: They go way back and they push Panthers forward

Boys Basketball: They go way back and they push Panthers forward

Senior Lester Medford averages 19.4 points per game for an Amphitheater team that is 26-2 and seeded No. 1 in the 4A-II state bracket.

February 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
History comes to life at Fort Lowell Day event

History comes to life at Fort Lowell Day event

The Fourth U.S. Cavalry Regimental Band will perform as part of the annual Fort Lowell Day Celebration.

February 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
UA Softball: Walk-on may start for Cats

UA Softball: Walk-on may start for Cats

Chelsea Suitos, right, would likely start at shortstop for the Wildcats, but she dislocated her right shoulder 10 days ago. Victoria Kemp, left, suffered a knee injury two weeks ago.

February 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Celebrating joys of reading

Celebrating joys of reading

The festival events, presentations and discussions are free. Books will also be for sale at the March 12-13 festival.

January 30, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Celebrating joys of reading

Celebrating joys of reading

Mind stimulating games - such as an oversized chess board - are among the festival's many activities.

January 30, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Underrated? Raise hands

Underrated? Raise hands

Derrick Williams (DERRICK WILLIAMS-cq), of Arizona, throws his arms up in disbelief towards a referee for not getting a fouled in the first half during a game against Idaho State at McKale Center (MCKALE CENTER-cq). Sunday November 14, 2010 (SUNDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2010-cq) Tucson, Arizona pho…

January 20, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Dupnik: Suspect is mentally unstable

Dupnik: Suspect is mentally unstable

This March 2010 photo shows a man identified as Jared L. Loughner at the 2010 Tucson Festival of Books. The Arizona Daily Star is one of the festival sponsors.

January 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Nogales trucks surge

Nogales trucks surge

The number of commercial vehicles crossing at Nogales in 2010 appears to have set a record, despite plummeting crossings by individuals and cold political relations.

January 03, 2011 1:56 pm
Hearings set on tall Tumamoc Hill tower

Hearings set on tall Tumamoc Hill tower

A new 125-foot communication tower is proposed for Tumamoc Hill, a popular exercise spot in the Tucson Mountains west of downtown Tucson.

November 02, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Get away to federal lands free this weekend

Get away to federal lands free this weekend

Hikers taking advantage of the no-fee weekend in Sabino Canyon could be treated to a display of rushing water.

August 13, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Toros see roster moves as key to a new groove during second-half run

Toros see roster moves as key to a new groove during second-half run

Tucson traded catcher Mike Valadez to the Northern League's Gary (Ind.) SouthShore RailCats for cash considerations.

July 08, 2010 5:44 amLoading…
Fowler's 'amazing' year keeps drawing praise

Fowler's 'amazing' year keeps drawing praise

Kenzie Fowler's performance all year, and especially in the Women's College World Series, drew plaudits from, among others, former UA aces Jennie Finch and Taryne Mowatt.

June 13, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Seniors hold heads high

Seniors hold heads high

Starting shortstop K'Lee Arredondo closed out her UA career with a spot on the all-WCWS team.

June 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Seniors hold heads high

Seniors hold heads high

Sarah Akamine's season highlight was a five-inning relief stint to beat BYU in the super regional.

June 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Kyryl Natyazhko

Kyryl Natyazhko

Kyryl Natyazhko of the Wildcats prepares to block the shot of J'mison Morgan of UCLA during a game in Los Angeles on Jan. 2, 2010.

May 21, 2010 1:02 pmLoading…
Kyryl Natyazhko

Kyryl Natyazhko

Kyryl Natyazhko, right, of the Wildcats, fights for the rebound against LeKendric Longmire of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., on Jan. 16, 2010.

May 21, 2010 1:02 pmLoading…
Take your marks, batter up & serve

Take your marks, batter up & serve

Santa Rita's victory over Amphi in Saturday's 4A-II state final was the end of the winter sports season.

March 01, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Road trip full of twists, turns

Road trip full of twists, turns

Arizona coach Sean Miller gives instructions to MoMo Jones during a Jan. 16 game at Oregon that was the first victory in a current four-game winning streak for the Cats.

February 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Lute Olson

Lute Olson

The University of Oregon honored former UA coach Lute Olson on Saturday and made him an honorary captain.

January 18, 2010 8:00 pmLoading…

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