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25 HOM Pond p2

Koi fish grace a pond filled with plants.

May 05, 2014 9:24 pm
Tucson tech: Tucson's C-Path drug institute looks to boost its future funding

Tucson tech: Tucson's C-Path drug institute looks to boost its future funding

Research investigator Joseph Kim works in a lab at Sanofi's drug-research center in Oro Valley. The Tucson-based Critical Path Institute has brought Sanofi and other major drug companies together to share data and help speed effective, targeted therapies to market.

July 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Monsoon

Monsoon

Rain is visible backlit by the sunset while a monsoon soaks the Tucson metro area July 8, 2009.

June 10, 2012 12:00 am
Artist enjoys a challenge

Artist enjoys a challenge

Bryers, then 98, was working on his painting "Going for the Mail," in December 2009. Of the painting, he said: "I did the whole thing out of my head without any models of any kind. Can I create this believable landscape? I made the woman smaller, then bigger. I did the road 12 times. I chang…

May 31, 2012 4:23 pm
Mission San José de Tumacácori

Mission San José de Tumacácori

Inside of Tumacácori National Historic Park is the Mission San José de Tumacácori, as photographed May 4, 2010 in Tumacacori, Ariz. The mission was founded by Jesuit Father Eusebio Franciso Kino in 1691.

August 15, 2011 9:15 am
Chapel at Our Lady of the Sierras burned

Chapel at Our Lady of the Sierras burned

Gerald and Pat Chouinard have built a shrine to Our Lady of the Sierras in the Huachuca Mountains that has become a destination for pilgrims from U.S. and Mexico. Gerry has built the shrine (75-foot cross; 30-foot statue, stone chapel; hillside stations of the cross) and a nearby $2 million…

June 15, 2011 9:53 am
Plenty to like in Tucson

Plenty to like in Tucson

Alan Kruse of Tours by Kruse Arizona talks to a visitor at the Second Annual Re-Discover Tucson Expo held at St. Philips's Plaza. Kruse specializes in historic walking and coach tours.

August 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Book trip to dine at contigo

Book trip to dine at contigo

Sliders stuffed with Brazilian pork, spicy mango sauce and cotija or honeyfried plantains, jalapeño and cotija are $6 each or 3 for $14.

August 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Book trip to dine at contigo

Book trip to dine at contigo

Anticuchos de Pollo, chile- and citrus-marinated chicken skewers, black beans and rice ($15).

August 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Love of night sky led to stargazing column

Love of night sky led to stargazing column

Tim Hunter's observatory near Sonoita has a larger telescope and the skies are much darker, but he gets to enjoy the observatory above more often because it is in his front yard.

August 05, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Kids find library a place for Lego fun

Kids find library a place for Lego fun

Eric Votto, 12, tests his robot after building it with teammate Sangeun Cho, also 12, at Lego Robo Fun at the Dusenberry-River library. The library provided Lego Mindstorm kits to the youngsters, who designed their own robots or used Lego designs.

July 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Philip's 'Phixers' repair, teach how to get things done

Philip's 'Phixers' repair, teach how to get things done

Miriam Pattison talks with Don Innis, left, while applying spackling to a wall at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church. Randy Wilsterman of Frazee Paints, right, gave tips at a free workshop hosted by the St. Philip's Phixers, a group of volunteers who do maintenance at the church.

July 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
polish cooking, culture

polish cooking, culture

Kolache, a traditional Polish dessert, is on display at the Arizona Polish Club in Tucson. A recipe for this fruit tart is on Page 4.

July 22, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Designer insect 'a big step' vs. disease fatal to millions

Designer insect 'a big step' vs. disease fatal to millions

Michael Riehle, a University of Arizona entomologist, bio-engineered these mosquito larvae, under a microscope in the Marley Building on the UA campus. Tests have shown them to be incapable of hosting the parasite that causes malaria.

July 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Author writes of Old West for kids

Author writes of Old West for kids

Above, Cousins Alyssa Soza, 7, and Josiah Martinez, 10, look over their books during a signing for "Ginger Boy and the Silver Lariat" at Trail Dust Town on East Tanque Verde Road.

July 15, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Camp teaches kids culinary arts

Camp teaches kids culinary arts

ABOVE: Libby Hill picks organic herbs from the backyard of Mardi Burden, who is putting on a series of summer cooking camps for kids, teaching them how to prepare everything from entrees to desserts.

July 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Hotel recycles soap for world's poor

Hotel recycles soap for world's poor

Housekeeper Juana Marrufõ sorts used soap, shampoo and conditioner at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa.

June 28, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Ceremony marks reburial of early Tucson remains

Ceremony marks reburial of early Tucson remains

Hector Soza of Los Descendientes del Presidio de Tucson sets a bird free during the ceremony for the new shrine at All Faiths Cemetery. About 1,200 sets of remains were moved from an old downtown graveyard and reburied at All Faiths earlier this year.

June 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Bikes and more on UA auction block

Bikes and more on UA auction block

Donald Barton, left, and Jose Maldonado unload computers for the UA's surplus-property auction, set for Saturday. Officials hope the unusual day will lure a new crop of buyers.

June 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Mission only one reason to visit

Mission only one reason to visit

Ryan Badertscher, 13, makes his way to the exit of Tumacácori National Historical Park as closing time looms. Behind him is what's left of a mission built by Franciscan missionaries but abandoned around 1848. The National Park Service has an interesting, uh, mission here: preserving a ruin. …

May 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Mission only one reason to visit

Mission only one reason to visit

Ryan Badertscher, 13, makes his way to the exit of Tumacácori National Historical Park as closing time looms. Behind him is what's left of a mission built by Franciscan missionaries but abandoned around 1848. The National Park Service has an interesting, uh, mission here: preserving a ruin. …

May 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
UA commencement

UA commencement

Derek Moore, center, adjusts his cap before walking into McKale Center for commencement at the University of Arizona May 15, 2010 in Tucson, Ariz. Moore received his degree in business.

May 15, 2010 2:07 pm
Win over Bruins could prove costly

Win over Bruins could prove costly

A tearful Kenzie Fowler leaves the game at Hillenbrand Stadium with her pitching hand swollen to the point that she couldn't grip the ball. The loss of their ace would be a huge blow to the Wildcats' postseason hopes.

May 15, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Win over Bruins could prove costly

Win over Bruins could prove costly

A tearful Kenzie Fowler leaves the game at Hillenbrand Stadium with her pitching hand swollen to the point that she couldn't grip the ball. The loss of their ace would be a huge blow to the Wildcats' postseason hopes.

May 15, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Generations party on a special day

Generations party on a special day

Evelyn Vitullo, 80, looks from under the brim of her hat at the Atria Campana del Rio luncheon, which included mother-daughter testimonials and awards for the oldest mother, youngest mother, oldest daughter and youngest daughter.

May 13, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Picture Rocks' new fire station

Picture Rocks' new fire station

Visitors enter the the Picture Rocks Fire District station 121 during its grand opening May 8, 2010. Photo by James Gregg/Arizona Daily Star. Assignment # 149220

May 13, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Books, cooks and kitchens

Books, cooks and kitchens

Amy Lynn Celis listens intently along with her classmates to Chef Jan Osipowicz as he gives advanced instruction on the day's main course.

May 09, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Fairies, goblins celebrate May Day at museum

Fairies, goblins celebrate May Day at museum

Children watch a magic show as part of a May Day celebration held at The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. Kids dressed as fairies and goblins for the special event.

May 06, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Students will continue to maintain sanctuary

Students will continue to maintain sanctuary

Kilah Reddoch, 16, works on a trail as part of her job with a youth employment program at the Atturbury-Lyman Animal Sanctuary in Lincoln Park at 8280 E. Escalante Road.

May 06, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Fundraiser's goal is clean, sober

Fundraiser's goal is clean, sober

Recovering addict Tamme Aiken was among those enjoying the afternoon during the Ride to Recovery at Udall Park. The car show and fundraiser was a benefit for Turn Your Life Around, a nonprofit organization that helps people recover from drug and alcohol addiction.

April 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
When Sabino dances, kids get free rein

When Sabino dances, kids get free rein

ABOVE: Nicole Surran and other ballerinas perform during a dress rehearsal for "Love, a Limelight," a show by the Sabino High School dance program. The student-run show included a variety of performances including hip-hop, jazz, ballet, modern and contemporary dance styles.

April 22, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Gaslight shakes it up with 'Sheik' show

Gaslight shakes it up with 'Sheik' show

Heather Dispensa, left, Sarah Vanek and Katherine Byrnes sing a number during the "You've Got Talent" olio dress rehearsal at the Gaslight Theatre. The olio follows the feature "The Son of the Sheik."

April 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Bird lovers flock to guided program

Bird lovers flock to guided program

Vickie Marron of Careywood, Idaho, scopes the trees for birds during the Wake Up With the Birds program at Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Regional Park. The bird-watching tour is held at 8 a.m. each Thursday at the park.

April 08, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Horse show means work

Horse show means work

Apprentice Tucker Clark competes in the cow horse competition at last weekend's Shamrock Quarter Horse Show at the Pima County Fairgrounds.

April 01, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Ex-deputy chief marks last alarm on '35 firetruck

Ex-deputy chief marks last alarm on '35 firetruck

Dwaine Jungen secures best friend James Russell's remains to the 1935 Ahrens Fox Fire Engine, which was used as a hearse.

March 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Desert Readers do more than recite

Desert Readers do more than recite

Roger Allen of the Desert Readers performed as Flo Failor, center, 88, and Hap Failor, 91, followed along during a singalong at The Fountains at La Cholla on March 9. Allen and three other volunteers entertained the crowd with Irish songs, poetry and legends.

March 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Boot Camp kicks off challenge

Boot Camp kicks off challenge

Lynn Bunstine receives some strong-armed motivation from Sgt. 1st Class Julian Gonzalez of the U.S. Army Reserves while she gets through the mud pit at the Beat Cancer Boot Camp Challenge.

March 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Kicking off Aerospace & Arizona Days

Kicking off Aerospace & Arizona Days

Steve Pieper, center, and Janet Ellsworth, right, of Carestone Assisted Living look high in the sky at the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as part of "Heroes Day" on Friday.

March 20, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Everyday Heroes, extraordinary service

Everyday Heroes, extraordinary service

Sgt. First Class Michael Grove of the Arizona National Guard helps Braeden Banwart, 7, down from the top of an armored Humvee during the Everyday Heroes event.

March 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Lacrosse team is game for members

Lacrosse team is game for members

Jane Kraus makes a shot at practice for the Tucson Storm, a girls lacrosse team, at Manzanita Elementary School.

March 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
At Paws in the Plaza event, shoppers do, indeed, pause

At Paws in the Plaza event, shoppers do, indeed, pause

Elsa Hinrichs can't resist giving Bernie the Chihuahua a loving touch. Elsa was among those who stopped by the Paws in the Plaza event at Casas Adobes. The event was to promote adoption of Humane Society animals and offered pet-friendly activities

March 11, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
600+ Amphi kids run, jump, dash at meet

600+ Amphi kids run, jump, dash at meet

Brett Meggersee, 10, of Copper Creek Elementary gets some good height and momentum for his long jump at the Amphitheater Elementary School Track Meet.

March 11, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Park debuts all sorts of amenities

Park debuts all sorts of amenities

Francois Taillefer, 5, lower left, and Allen Sacra, 8, play on and around a rock-climbing feature at Rio Vista Natural Resource Park, which recently completed $1.5 million in improvements. The park is at the northern end of Tucson Boulevard along the Rillito River.

March 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Marana's Pretzer faster, stronger in 2010

Marana's Pretzer faster, stronger in 2010

Derek Wenger, left, and Jake Pretzer of Marana practice their technique on hurdles in anticipation for the track and field season, which begins today.

March 03, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Kory DeBerry

Kory DeBerry

Kory DeBerry tries to turn David Wilson of Ironwood Ridge during their championship match in the 145 pound class 5AII State Wrestling Tournament Feb. 17, 2010 at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe. Kory DeBerry won his third title with a 11-3 major decision.

February 21, 2010 12:00 am
Monkey Burger introduces sliders

Monkey Burger introduces sliders

Trio of burgers featured for happy hour.

February 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Free throws, defense carry Salpointe to second round

Free throws, defense carry Salpointe to second round

Salpointe's Andrew Arzouman is fouled on his way to scoring in the second half. He had 10 points, eight on foul shots.

February 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
OV plant is giving Sanofi more bang for the bucks

OV plant is giving Sanofi more bang for the bucks

Biologists Martha Ackerman-Berrier (MARTHA ACKERMAN-BERRIER CQ), left, and William Wire (WILLIAM WIRE CQ) prepare to test chemical compounds on cells while exploring new forms of medication at a Sanofi Aventis research facility Feb. 2, 2010 in Tucson, Ariz. Sanofi Aventis uses the Universi…

February 07, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Fridays at Udall Park mean fresh food, fun

Fridays at Udall Park mean fresh food, fun

ABOVE: Jude Wesolowski, 2, plucks along with harpist Francisco Gonzalez at the opening of the Friday Farmers' Market at Udall Park. The Udall market features locally grown produce and dishes created by Tucson chefs using local seasonal foods, according to organizers.

February 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Her award-winning horses: Some things money just can't buy

Her award-winning horses: Some things money just can't buy

Heather Meyer pets her horse Real Fancy Footwork, aka Lacey, at the Copper Country Paint-O-Rama Horse Show. The event was held at the Pima County Fairgrounds from Dec. 28 to Sunday.

January 07, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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