Emergency-room nurse Brooke Jensen gets help with her headgear from fellow nurse Amanda Poer as nurses and doctors at Tucson Medical Center train to put on and remove personal protection equipment.
Pedestrians and bus passengers must pass through the Mariposa Port of Entry’s spacious processing area before proceeding. The expanded port, the result of a five-year, $250 million project, also includes more vehicle-inspection lanes, a nonintrusive inspection area and an offload dock.
Care providers and clients harvest green beans and peppers at Echoing Hope Ranch. They vegetables will be pickled and sold at a farmers market.
Sabrina Maisel, a graduate student, washes cells in three-dimensional cultures in a research lab at the University of Arizona’s Cancer Biology program, which focuses on understanding how cancer works at a cellular level.
Vietnam War veteran James Shipe, 68, who enjoys a small collection of candles placed inside bottles such as the one on the right, sits in his kitchen. He recalls the circumstances that led to him becoming homeless. Shipe, a Navy veteran, has benefited from the city’s Veterans Affairs Support…
First-grader Analeise Trujillo waits in line with fellow students from Prince Elementary School to deposit their leftover lunch into a container for composting. Two Amphitheater schools are partnering with a University of Arizona student organization to promote composting.
Photo by A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily StarSarai Milla carga a su hijo Atlai, de 2 años de edad, mientras su esposo Francisco Pérez Córdova sostiene a su pequeña de tan sólo 9 meses, Rahel. Pérez, de Hermosillo, tiene cinco hijos ciudadanos norteamericanos y enfrenta una orden de deportación. R…
Camiel Albrecht gets a smooch from his wife, Alice, as they celebrate 68 years of marriage by renewing their vows with about 170 couples at St. Augustine Cathedral. The Albrechts’ secret? Making decisions “together,” they say.
Taylor Bejarano helps maneuver a twin-engine Piper Aztec. Pima Community College’s respected Aviation Technology Program wants to enlarge its footprint at Tucson International Airport and add student capacity.
Ventana Medical Systems' future distribution center in Marana will be closer to its Oro Valley headquarters, shown above.
Jordan Barrows, left, and Joe Previte helped Carmen Valencia settle into her Arizona-Sonora dorm Wednesday. Numerous events are taking place on campus this week, culminating with the new-student convocation Sunday. Classes start Monday.
Once the trellis was installed and the vegetation planted, the vines were threaded through the framework so the plant would spread out and provide much-need shade.
Pueblo High School juniors Justin Pledger, 15, and Vanessa Santacruz, 16, are among 240 Tucson Unified School District biotech students who will work closely with local employers to create career pathways and improve the district’s classroom instruction.
Kindergarten student Allison Tolson, 5, is greeted by the teachers at Tucson Country Day School, 9239 E. Wrightstown Road.
In this May file photo, Guadalupe Guerrero, left, sets out a photograph of her son, Carlos LaMadrid and Shena Gutierrez displays a photograph of her husband, Jose Gutierrez in Nogales, Ariz.
Before boarding the bus, Douglas Wilson, the Marana School District superintendent, jokes around with sixth-grader Johvan Fiallos, 10, while his parents, Scott Harvey and Nassau Fiallos, look on. It was Johvan’s first day in the Marana School District.
As he prepares to give blood, Alfonzo Lopez gets an appreciative hug from his goddaughter, Tommi Mendoza, 16, during a Red Cross blood drive at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Fort Lowell Road. The drive was in honor of Mendoza’s cousin, Ariana Economou, who recently died of a r…
Twins Jacque, left, and Jessica Harris, 32, grew up dancing together and dressing the same.
Michelle Williams, owner of Planet Smoothie, 7315 N. Oracle Road, adds some leafy greens as she prepares a Strawberry Aphrodite.
Arizona Hops and Vines holds its annual wine tasting, beer drinking and bacon-eating festival starting Saturday. Grab a tent and spend the night.
Ameen Jawad, 6, watches men in prayer as they observe Eid al-Fitr, the celebration of the breaking of the fast that marks the end of Ramadan. Muslims of all nationalities gathered Monday at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave., to pray and celebrate.
Karen Maxey, 79, reaches down to pet Moses, left, 3, and Mimi, 4, during a dog show at Hundred Palms, assisted living and memory care facility, 102 S. Sherwood Village Drive. Residents and staff showed off their pets during the July 22 show.
Paula Hyatt looks through some clothing for her son during the Just Between Friends back-to-school consignment sale at the Tucson Convention Center Ballroom.
Wearing her dress from the movie “Tangled,” Emmeline Smith, 3, plays with some Gears Gears Gears building sets as she and other children construct toy structures or devices using building blocks.
Actor and former wrestler Tom “Tiny” Lister, right, puts his signature on the back of Javier Chavez III, 7, while his father watches during the Clickjab Wrestling Fanfest. “Whenever they come to town, we go together,” Javier’s father said. “He always wants me to come, never his mom. ... This…
Joan Wolfe and Daniel Vance dance in a square as the Swinging Saguaros have their weekly square dance club gathering in the gym at Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, 8625 E Tanque Verde Rd. The photo was taken on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.
Photographs and memories surround Stella Brown, 89. She no longer drives, which can cause problems, but the Eastside Neighbors Volunteer Program is a big help.
The McDonald’s restaurant at 3232 N. Campbell Ave. added a side-by-side two-lane ordering system.
Sabbah Merheb, the father of owner Omar Merheb, stands near a hand-tooled mesquite table from the Guadalajara, Mexico, area at Casa Colonial. The store, which has been open for about 15 years, will be closing by the end of this month.
Stray cats will benefit from diners who eat at Feast restaurant on Speedway on Wednesday, Aug. 19
African Restaurant J’Adore’s owner, Armel Dakouo, holds a plate with white rice, plantains, steamed vegetables and saka saka, which is marinated chicken and potato leaves along with a bowl of goat soup.
Jessica Cordova prepares a beverage with açai, almond milk and banana with coconut shavings, goji berries and blueberry topping at Xoom Juice, a downtown spot that offers a build-your-own açai bowl.
Line dancers kick up their heels — literally — during Sunday’s fundraiser for TROT, Therapeutic Riding of Tucson, at the Maverick, 6622 E. Tanque Verde Road.
Bruce Hyland will give dozens of tips at his Tuesday talk, “Down and Dirty Gardening,” at the monthly meeting of The Gardeners of Tucson. “I want to help people who have tried and it didn’t work,” he says. “I’ve had so many failures, but I don’t think it’s a bad thing,” adds the retired bus…
Julie Orrico makes her puppets by hand in her home studio. She sells her creations at a kiosk at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, a metaphysical store in Bisbee and arts-and-crafts shows, among other places.
Here goes nothing: Bryan Ewing gets a hand from ride attendant Breana Gale at the top of Splash Canyon at Breakers Water Park, 8555 W. Tangerine Road.
Sells resident Pachynne Ignacio, 16, gets an unusual angle on a photo in front of the Sasabe port of entry during the National Geographic photo camp. “I’d never seen the fence, and it’s just like, wow, it’s actually real and it’s a problem down here,” she said.
Border Patrol agents Bryan Flowers, center, and Shevannah Wray explain their agency’s role along the border as 23 youths from the surrounding area and their mentors take photographs at the port of Sasabe.
Hub’s pastry chef Jeffrey Lan holds two of his scrumptious little creations.
The Randolph treatment plant filters water through this anoxic basin as part of the reclamation process. The clean water is then supplied to Reid Park and Randolph Golf Course.
Marie Graninger sings a song she wrote about javelinas during Summer Storytime at the Sabino Canyon Visitor Center. On Thursdays, through July 10, a trained naturalist is scheduled to read a picture book and sometimes have a song or game to play. There is also a craft activity planned for …
Jennifer Ackerley Lawrence, left, and Amanda Valenzuela portray the title characters in “Naomi and Michelle’s Excellent Adventure” at the Great American Playhouse. They need to pass an American History presentation so they step into a mystical pink phone booth that doubles a time machine. Ou…
Warren and Bev Edminster, with dogs Rudy and Patches, downsized and moved into a smaller Foothills home built in 1975. They added a pantry and converted a carport into a two-car garage.
Customer Patty Trujillo talks with co-owner Adam Hatfield at the newly reopened Table Talk at Home, 7876 N. Oracle Road. After getting a change in ownership and a longer name, the new store is open at an old site.
Ethan Skidmore, 2, plays Ring Around the Cactus during the second annual carnival put on by Mildred & Dildred at La Encantada on Saturday. The event benefited local nonprofit organizations Katie’s Heart and Make Way for Books. Katie’s Heart provides new toys to hospitalized children. Ma…
Erin Darling, right, helps her daughter Stasia, 6, while making a spider from an egg carton as children, parents and family members have fun creating friendly crafts last week during Friday Fun Club at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Some of the crafts made included …
Richard DeBernardis, founder and president of El Tour, talks about the group’s new title sponsor, Special Olympics. “El Tour would not exist today if it wasn’t for Special Olympics coming in and basically saving us,” he said.
Members of Danza Azteca Mexicayotl perform during the Border Patrol Victims Network’s 48-hour vigil and fast at Hanson R. Sisk Park in Nogales, Ariz. Shootings involving Border Patrol agents have left more than 20 people dead since 2010.
Barber LaRon Cook does a freestyle design of an eagle on the head of Jadiah Polito, 10, at his Headliners Barber Shop, 4500 N. Oracle Road. Cook organized the Headliners Heavyweight Barber Battle, which is expected to draw about 40 competitors,