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Flooding around Tucson

Flooding around Tucson

Water rushes down Callie Medina west of Calle Santa Cruz near I-19 and Valencia Road due to an overwhelmed flood control system on Sept. 8, 2014.

September 08, 2014 4:21 pm
Flooding around Tucson

Flooding around Tucson

A Tucson Police officer at the scene of a stranded vehicle on Santa Cruz where is crosses a wash south of Valencia Road. The occupants were walked out by Tucson firefighters. The neighborhood was also partially flooded due to heavy rains on Sept. 8, 2014.

September 08, 2014 4:21 pm
Flooding around Tucson

Flooding around Tucson

Cars traverse a flooded railroad crossing on Valencia Road at Nogales Highway on Sept. 8, 2014.

September 08, 2014 4:21 pm
Throwback Thursday: A night at the old 84 Truck Center

Throwback Thursday: A night at the old 84 Truck Center

See Tucson Citizen photographer Lew Raizk's photos from 1959.

August 28, 2014 9:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona football home opener 2013

Arizona football home opener 2013

Student fans in the Zona Zoo cheer during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Aug. 30, 2013.

August 27, 2014 11:03 am
Arizona football home opener 2013

Arizona football home opener 2013

Student fans in the Zona Zoo reach during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Aug. 30, 2013.

August 27, 2014 11:03 am
Handy night drop for dogs and cats

Handy night drop for dogs and cats

Ray Hanson demoonstrates the new night depository for dogs and cats at the Pima County Animal Shelter on Oct. 20, 1956. Previously, people would just set the animals loose on the grounds after business hours. Or worse, they would have to make a second trip! Thankfully the dogs the cats went …

August 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Photographer Will Seberger, 1981-2014

Photographer Will Seberger, 1981-2014

Tucson freelance photographer Will Seberger died on Aug. 17 in Tucson. He was 33 years old. Will was a University of Arizona graduate who became a ubiquitous presence at major news and sports events in Southern Arizona and Phoenix. His work was featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York T…

August 21, 2014 10:50 am Related Loading…
Gallery show features images just before Old Tucson fire

Gallery show features images just before Old Tucson fire

Tucson photographer Gary Auerbach will have a solo exhibition covering 30 years of work at the Rancho Linda Vista Gallery in Oracle. Opening reception is 1 – 5pm, Sunday, Sept. 7. Exhibit runs Sept. 1 – 30.

August 12, 2014 9:26 amLoading…
Moonrise over Monsoon

Moonrise over Monsoon

Moonrise from behind gathering monsoon clouds at sunset on Saturday, Aug. 9. Taken with a Canon SX260 point and shoot camera on automatic while standing on a picnic table in my backyard. Thanks to my five-year-old son for pointing out the scene from his chair at dinner!

August 11, 2014 12:22 pmLoading…
Moonrise

Moonrise

Moonrise from behind gathering monsoon clouds at sunset on Saturday, Aug. 9. 

August 11, 2014 11:56 am
ARIZONA FOOTBALL FIESTA BOWL

ARIZONA FOOTBALL FIESTA BOWL

Former UA coach Dick Tomey, center, and the Wildcats roughed up Miami in the 1994 Fiesta Bowl to complete a 10-2 season. Tomey was 95-64-4 in 14 season at Arizona.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Throwback Thursday: A new teacher's first day in 1960

Throwback Thursday: A new teacher's first day in 1960

Virginia Woodard's first day of teaching first grade at TUSD's Mission View Elementary School in 1960 was no different than a new teacher in 2014. "I tossed and turned all night thinking about it, and was too nervious to eat any breakfast," she said in an interview published in the Tucson Ci…

July 31, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: Damaged railroad bridge replaced

Throwback Thursday: Damaged railroad bridge replaced

An elegant steel span 1903-vintage Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Cienega Wash was so badly damaged after a derailed freight crashed into it, that Sundt construction crews demolished and replaced the bridge in 1968. It took 680 pounds of explosives to bring it down. See more photo…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Dossant

Dossant

Dossant from Prep and Pastry in Tucson.

June 17, 2014 12:18 pm
Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

The Tucson Citizen called the Twin Flames a "fancy nitery" when it opened in 1955 at 5150 E. Speedway. It featured a well-stocked bar, soft chairs, a flaming brazier flanked by rocking chairs, a grand piano and organ entertainment. Hours listed as 9 a.m. to "legal closing." In 1958, owner Ph…

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Tucson Citizen photographers Mark Godfrey and Dan Tortorell documented soldiers training for deployment to Vietnam at Ft. Huachuca in 1966 and 1967. Training included a simulated Vietnamese village called Bau Don. “They’ll learn things as how to find and disarm booby traps or destroy a villa…

May 22, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Student photographers walk with nature

Student photographers walk with nature

The hardest part of nature photography is putting the viewer in the photographer’s shoes — really capturing the majesty of what they’re photographing.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Throwback Thursday: Streets of Tucson

Throwback Thursday: Streets of Tucson

Ah, memories of two lane roads, potholes, washouts and gridlock. Some things never change on Tucson streets. Take a look at some archive photos of Tucson street scenes at azstarnet.com/retrotucson.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am
Throwback Thursday: Fire at Old Tucson Studios

Throwback Thursday: Fire at Old Tucson Studios

Much of Old Tucson Studios burned to the ground in a devastating fire on April 24, 1995. The first firefighters on the scene were no match for the tinder-dry buildings on the Western movie set. The arson fire caused an estimated $10 million in damage to 70 percent of the structures on 70 acr…

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
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Dossants typically sell out by 1 p.m. weekdays at Prep & Pastry, 3073 N. Campbell Ave. in Tucson. They were created by pastry chef Kara Hranicka.

March 24, 2014 12:25 pm
Croissant or doughnut, it's delish

Croissant or doughnut, it's delish

Dossant from Prep & Pastry in Tucson. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

March 24, 2014 12:25 pm
Pawn Shops

Pawn Shops

Angela Pittenger’s rings. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

March 20, 2014 2:48 pm
Pawn Shops

Pawn Shops

Angela Pittenger’s rings. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

March 20, 2014 2:48 pm
2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

Henrik Stenson of Sweden at the practice tee during practice rounds of the Accenture Match Play Championship at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

February 17, 2014 4:10 pm
2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

Jim Furyk hits off the practice tee during practice rounds of the Accenture Match Play Championship at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

February 17, 2014 4:10 pm
2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

“We’re going to try to go out and play a couple of good matches for the fans one last time,” says Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, who won the Match Play Championship in 2007, the first year Marana hosted the event.

February 17, 2014 4:10 pm
2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

2014 Accenture Match Play Championship

Keegan Bradley works on his chipping Monday as the world’s top golfers began practice rounds for the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain. The No. 22-seeded Bradley will open Wednesday against No. 43 Jonas Blixt. First-round pairings, tee times, B4

February 17, 2014 4:10 pm
Throwback Thursday: Tucson's rodeo season

Throwback Thursday: Tucson's rodeo season

A Throwback Thursday look at the cowboys thrown off horses and bulls at La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros. Go to azstarnet.com/retrotucson for a look at Tucson rodeo photos from the files of the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Throwback Thursday: gem and mineral shows

Throwback Thursday: gem and mineral shows

For 60 years, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show has attracted rock hounds from around the globe. Take a look at some of the Daily Star and Tucson Citizen coverage in a Throwback Thursday gallery on StarNet at azstarnet.com/retrotucson.

January 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Chocolate Butterscotch Chow Mein Clusters

Chocolate Butterscotch Chow Mein Clusters

The winning recipe of our Facebook baking contest is Chocolate Butterscotch Chow Mein Clusters by Carolyne Addison.

December 19, 2013 1:12 pm
The 31st El Tour de Tucson

The 31st El Tour de Tucson

Cyclists make the gradual climb up Oracle Road north of Ina.

November 23, 2013 11:58 am
The 31st El Tour de Tucson

The 31st El Tour de Tucson

Cyclists make the gradual climb up Oracle Road north of Ina.

November 23, 2013 11:57 am
Arizona fans

Arizona fans

Student fans in the Zona Zoo reach during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

November 11, 2013 10:50 pm
Costumes

Costumes

Lexie and Nate show off their halloween costumes on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.

October 31, 2013 1:14 pm
Halloween

Halloween

Lexie and Nate show off their halloween costumes on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

October 21, 2013 9:29 am
Gas fire at Apollo Middle School

Gas fire at Apollo Middle School

Southwest Gas workers dig up Nebraska Street in front of Apollo Middle School to gain access to a shutoff valve to stop a blowing, flaming gas line that was ignited by workers in the parking lot on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, while Tucson firefighters protect exposures with water streams. 

October 18, 2013 2:43 pm
Burning gas line

Burning gas line

Southwest Gas workers dig up Nebraska Street in front of Apollo Middle School to gain access to a shutoff valve to stop a blowing, flaming gas line that was ignited by workers in the parking lot while Tucson firefighters spray the area with water to protect surrounding vehicles on Friday, Oc…

October 18, 2013 12:03 pm
Burning gas line

Burning gas line

A Tucson firefighter checks the area around a burning, blowing gas line at Apollo Middle School near Nogales Highway and Nebraska St. on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.

October 18, 2013 12:05 pm
Arizona vs. NAU football

Arizona vs. NAU football

Students in the Zona Zoo celebrate during last year’s 35-0 season-opening win over Northern Arizona. The Zona Zoo has introduced a few new things this year, including a restyled T-shirt, a rewards system and the “Zona Sway,” in which students will sway back and forth in unison and chant “Zona.”

August 30, 2013 8:54 pm
Arizona vs. NAU football

Arizona vs. NAU football

Student fans in the Zona Zoo cheer during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

August 30, 2013 8:40 pm
Arizona vs. NAU football

Arizona vs. NAU football

Student fans in the Zona Zoo reach during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

August 30, 2013 8:39 pm
Arizona vs. NAU football

Arizona vs. NAU football

Student fans in the Zona Zoo signal a key play during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

August 30, 2013 8:39 pm
Arizona vs. NAU football

Arizona vs. NAU football

Student fans in the Zona Zoo cover up as the rain begins to fall during the Arizona vs. Northern Arizona football game in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Photo by Rick Wiley / Arizona Daily Star

August 30, 2013 8:39 pm
29th El Tour de Tucson

29th El Tour de Tucson

The riders who come to town for El Tour de Tucson mean millions to the local economy, but they’re only part of the picture.

August 23, 2013 11:52 am
Tucson Citizen's poverty series in 1968-69

Tucson Citizen's poverty series in 1968-69

The Tucson Citizen published a series of stories in 1968-69 on the heals of the federal War on Poverty launched by Pres. Lyndon Johnson. Click through to view a selection of photos in this gallery show conditions in Tucson and the community of Rillito along I-10 near the cement plant.

August 01, 2013 11:54 amLoading…
Mmmmm, peaches!

Mmmmm, peaches!

Photographer Ron Medvescek caught Rita Collins making an enthusiastic grab for peach at Howard's Orchard, 4101 E. Pinal St. in Catalina, north of Tucson. The orchard features peaches, tomatoes, cucumbers, and apples on a seasonal basis, among other things. 

July 26, 2013 11:18 amLoading…
Fatal flood at Tanque Verde Falls

Fatal flood at Tanque Verde Falls

On July 26, 1981, a wall of water witnesses said was 5 to 10 feet high swept through the steep canyons that flank Tanque Verde Creek east of Tucson and over numerous falls that were popular with Summer crowds. It swept into dozens of people at the falls that day, including a Department of Pu…

July 25, 2013 7:00 amLoading…
The floods of 1983

The floods of 1983

The remains of a home tumbles into the swollen Rillito River in October, 1983, in this photo by Tucson Citizen photographer Gary Gaynor. The floods of 1983 affected a large swath of Southern Arizona, from Tucson to Safford to Clifton to Nogales. According to the Pima County Flood Control District:

July 18, 2013 2:41 pmLoading…
Peach Mania

Peach Mania

Nate Wiley puts freshly picked peaches in buckets at Peach Mania at Apple Annie's Orchard. 

July 18, 2013 2:34 pm

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