23 memes that sum up 'winter' in Tucson Dec 25, 2018 Dec 25, 2018 Winter is coming... Socks and flipflops for life Uggs + shorts = UA student's winter attire Thank goodness for winter electric bills When it snows 1 inch in Tucson via GIPHY Where's my puffy jacket? Too cold, too hot Arizona vs. East Coast When Arizonans decorate for Christmas... The 1 time of year people are jealous of AZ temperatures ... Oh wait... When you can't really see a difference... 60 degrees?! When no one wants to hear about our "winter" *shrugs* *shrugs again* Sorry 'bout it Us, too. Time to break out the winter clothes! Except we still need a jacket... Our favorite winter attire It's fine. We don't want it anyway... Tags Sweeps Winter Memes Tucson Winter Related to this collection +2 Local news How warm was November in Tucson? The warmest on record Dec 1, 2017 This pattern is expected to continue until spring. Home + Life + Health Ask Amy: Good guy is punished for good deed Dec 2, 2017 Advice for the real world. +2 Local news Popular Sabino Creek is bone-dry after months with no rain Dec 2, 2017 Lack of rainfall has left Sabino Creek dry since mid-September. Local news 25 pound baby Baird's tapir born at Reid Park Zoo Dec 1, 2017 Contessa and Tupi are the proud parents of a Baird’s tapir male calf, Reid Park Zoo announced Thursday. Local news Man gets 3½ years for ‘abhorrent’ abduction of 2 crossers Dec 1, 2017 Two men were held at gunpoint, zip-tied to chairs, threatened with acid in Sells. Local news Former Tucson charter school teacher convicted in sexual exploitation of student Dec 2, 2017 He faces up to more than eight years in prison, or probation possibly for life. Arizona Wildcats basketball Always a gamble: Here's how Las Vegas has treated the Arizona Wildcats Dec 1, 2017 In recent years under head coach Sean Miller, Las Vegas and the Wildcats have gotten along well, but other times, Arizona has left defeated an… Business News Shiekh Shoes closes Tucson, Park Place mall locations Dec 1, 2017 Shoes, apparel and other merchandise are marked down 10 to 30 percent. Local news Suspect in custody in connection with fatal shooting on Tucson's north side Dec 2, 2017 A man was found fatally shot inside of a home. Local news Tucson weather: Cloudy skies, but no chance of rain Dec 2, 2017 Cooler temperatures are expected to begin this week. Local news 2 people displaced following apartment fire in central Tucson Dec 2, 2017 Cause and origin of the blaze are under investigation. Local news Arizona lawmaker seeks to eliminate non-disclosure agreements in sexual-harassment cases Dec 3, 2017 The first-term Arizona lawmaker calls the agreements a "sexual predator loophole." AP National News Capitol Link: How Arizona members of Congress voted Dec 2, 2017 WASHINGTON — Here is how Arizona members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Dec. 1. +2 Local news Vail schools tinker with idea of tiny homes for cash-strapped teachers Dec 2, 2017 Teachers’ union says the idea reflects the sad state of teacher pay. +2 Local news UA recognizes need for overall improvements compared to peer universities Dec 2, 2017 New president would like to make admissions more selective, improve student retention. Home + Life + Health Ask Amy: Packrat husband leaves wife feeling smothered Dec 3, 2017 Advice for the real world. +3 Local news Neto's Tucson: A Southern Arizonan helps Disney get 'Coco' right Dec 4, 2017 In the new Pixar film, “Coco,” there’s a scene where the grandmother lovingly squeezes her grandson Miguel, a young aspiring musician who is c… +2 Local news Phoenix Zoo breeds Mount Graham red squirrels to save them from extinction Dec 2, 2017 A wildfire decimated the population of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel. +2 Local news Some Tucson drivers complain about damage at area car washes Dec 4, 2017 Yelp and the Better Business Bureau are home to numerous complaints about costly damage incidents at several area car washes. Local news State censures two Tucson insurance agents for misconduct Dec 2, 2017 Two Tucson insurance agents have been disciplined for misconduct by the Arizona Department of Insurance this year. +3 Local news Community Foundation's new campus will be hub for small Tucson nonprofits Dec 1, 2017 The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona is moving to a larger location at East Broadway and Rosemont Boulevard. Arizona and Regional News Salvadorans in Tucson fight against end of Temporary Protected Status Nov 26, 2017 The U.S. government is expected to decide in January whether Temporary Protected Status will continue for about 200,000 Salvadorans, including 1,800 in Arizona. +2 Business News 7-11 — home of the Big Gulp — rolls out makeup line for customers on the go Dec 2, 2017 Customers can pick up mascara with their Big Gulp and hot dog. +3 Business News Idea scribbled onto notepad evolves into multibillion-dollar Oro Valley company Dec 2, 2017 5 min to read Thomas Grogan, retired Ventana Medical Systems founder, recounts perilous path to success. Local news Good news for Mexican wolf? US thinks so Dec 2, 2017 Environmentalists and outside scientists say the plan doesn't go far enough to help wolf populations, while ranchers say it goes too far. +2 Local news Steller column: Assessor sweeps up little guys in tax push Dec 2, 2017 Bill Staples' unusual lawsuits target commercial property owners who have won their appeals. +2 Arizona Wildcats basketball For Adia Barnes, there's no such thing as a day off Dec 2, 2017 Wildcats boss spent her Wednesday preparing for Sunday's game, speaking to women about empowerment. +3 Arizona Wildcats football Selection Sunday arrives, and Arizona Wildcats are dreaming of Las Vegas Dec 2, 2017 The Wildcats could play in Sin City, El Paso or even San Diego when games are announced Sunday. High Schools Stellar quarterback play, stout defense helps complete Saguaro's "Drive for Five" Dec 2, 2017 Salpointe Catholic struggles against perennial powerhouse in Class 4A state title game. Roadrunners return to the ice Sunday following seven-day layoff Dec 2, 2017 First game since Nov. 25 pits Coyotes affiliate against Kings team. +5 High Schools Salpointe Catholic bottled up, then overwhelmed in 4A state title game loss Dec 2, 2017 Defensive battle comes unglued in second and third quarters as second-seeded Scottsdale Saguaro cruises. Local news Police ID motorcyclist killed in collision with pickup near South Mission Road Dec 6, 2017 Tucson police have released the name of a motorcyclist who was killed after colliding with a pickup truck on Tucson's southwest side Saturday … Local news The helping hand that pays you back Dec 3, 2017 Learn how to direct your tax money to schools and charities that you support. Local news 1 man killed in midtown shooting Saturday morning Dec 3, 2017 A shooting in the 1500 block of east Prince Road, west of North Campbell Avenue, left one man dead early Saturday morning, according to a news… Arizona Wildcats football Bound for NorCal: Arizona Wildcats to face Purdue in Foster Farms Bowl at Levi's Stadium Dec 3, 2017 The Cats will be making their first appearance in the Dec. 27 bowl game in Santa Clara, California. Local news Pima County decision on road repairs leaves some frustrated Dec 3, 2017 Attempts to add projects that did not fit the adopted criteria were unsuccessful. Local news Bike-sharing program offering free rides on Tuesdays in December Dec 4, 2017 Tucson’s new bike-sharing program is offering free rides on its bicycles once a week in December. Local news Facebook users help Marana police ID teens in graffiti case Dec 4, 2017 Posting photos on social media has led to the arrest of two teenagers accused of vandalism in Marana, authorities say. Local news Judges question Border Patrol's checkpoint rules for observers, protesters Dec 6, 2017 "What is the government prepared to do to give the public the right to observe what's going on?'' one 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judge asked. Local news AZ Supreme Court censures JP Aboud for "highly inappropriate" behavior Dec 5, 2017 The new judge swiped a test and answer key, something she said was a prank. Local news Jose Matus, a spiritual leader in Tucson's Yaqui community, dies at 66 Dec 6, 2017 Matus founded the Indigenous Alliance Without Borders. Business News Online used-car company enters Tucson market Dec 6, 2017 Buyers can now zoom in on a vehicle’s details from their couch. +2 Business News Jones, Bohon honored at 40 Under 40 Awards Dec 5, 2017 Kara M. Jones of the Community Food Bank is named Woman of the Year, Otto Ramon Bohon of Catalina Wealth awarded Man of the Year Local news Tucson police ID man killed Monday in southside wreck Dec 5, 2017 Tucson police identified the man who died Monday afternoon in a wreck at the intersection of South Nogales Highway and East Bilby Road. +2 Local news Tucson police arrest man in connection with fatal shooting on Thanksgiving Day Dec 5, 2017 Detectives with the gang unit are investigating the incident. +3 Food & Cooking Robert's Restaurant packed with loyal fans, employees Dec 5, 2017 This is another in our series on the history of longtime Tucson restaurants. Arizona Wildcats football 6 Arizona Wildcats make All-Pac-12 honorable mention, but league's top offense gets no first- or second-teamers Dec 5, 2017 Jacob Alsadek, Nathan Eldridge, Khalil Tate and Shun Brown are among the UA honorees. Arizona Wildcats basketball Scouting report: Arizona Wildcats vs. No. 7 Texas A&M Aggies Dec 5, 2017 The No. 7 Texas A&M Aggies present the Arizona Wildcats their next nonconference challenge. The Aggies bring the nation's fourth-most effi… +11 Entertainment A uniquely Tucson December Dec 5, 2017 In December, much of the country is buried in snow and hunkered down for the holidays beside a warm fire in their homes. +2 Local news Man, woman sought in store robbery at Foothills Mall Dec 5, 2017 Man claimed to have knife in pocket. Wildcats Offensive line coach Jim Michalczik leaving Arizona Wildcats for Oregon State Dec 5, 2017 Arizona loses an assistant coach who's been in Tucson since 2013. Business News Sprouts hiring for Green Valley store ahead of Feb. opening Dec 5, 2017 Sprouts Farmers Market has announced a Feb. 28 opening date and hiring plans for its new Green Valley store, which is nearing completion at 18… +2 Local news Summit in Tucson put spotlight on criminal justice system Dec 6, 2017 City picked for its location near border and willingness of leaders to seek changes to reduce jail population. Local news New report: Southern Arizona border arrests lowest since 1983 Dec 6, 2017 Border Patrol arrests on the entire U.S.-Mexico border fell to the lowest total since fiscal 1971. Arizona Wildcats basketball Seen and heard at Talking Stick Arena: Wildcats, Aggies intrigue NBA general managers; the best Bill Walton-isms of the night Dec 5, 2017 The Arizona Wildcats picked up their first big victory of the season in Phoenix on Tuesday night, knocking off No. 7 Texas A&M in a game t… +3 Arizona Wildcats basketball Arizona Wildcats break through, top seventh-ranked Aggies in Phoenix Dec 5, 2017 Neutral-site victory a big one for program that's struggled so far this season. Arizona Wildcats basketball Dylan Smith, Brandon Randolph learn on the fly in Wildcats' win over No. 7 Texas A&M Dec 5, 2017 Newcomers are the key to Arizona's successful March, which is why they're playing so much in December. Bruce Pascoe's blog Arizona Wildcats coach Sean Miller won't say if Rawle Alkins will play Saturday Dec 6, 2017 Will Rawle Alkins play Saturday? Sean Miller now says he "can't really comment." Business News Social Security and You: Split marriage adds up to no benefits Dec 6, 2017 Q: I am 66 years old. I am getting my own Social Security retirement check, but it is rather small — just shy of $1,000 per month. I tried to … Local news Tucson weather: Rain, freezing temps and fire conditions Dec 6, 2017 The next few days brings a smorgasbord of weather conditions. Local news Finance website says Arizona is the 9th best state for retirement Dec 6, 2017 Arizona's sunny skies were able to compensate for its high rate of property crime. Arizona and Regional News Malicious-prosecution suit against Joe Arpaio goes to trial Dec 6, 2017 Arizona jurors who will decide a malicious-prosecution trial against former Sheriff Joe Arpaio were told that one of Sen. Jeff Flake's sons suffered from depression Entertainment Costumes reign in Broadway in Tucson's 'Cinderella' Dec 6, 2017 There are endless variations on the story of “Cinderella,” dating back to ancient Greece. AP National News Republican Sen. Jeff Flake sends $100 check to Roy Moore's Democratic opponent Dec 6, 2017 Republican Jeff Flake posted a photo of a personal check made out to Roy Moore's Democratic rival Doug Jones on Tuesday afternoon. Sean Miller can't say when Rawle Alkins (foot) will return Dec 6, 2017 Rawle Alkins threw down pregame dunks, slapped his teammates and did just about everything but put on a game uniform when Arizona beat Texas A… Arizona Wildcats basketball Arizona Wildcats assistant coach Book Richardson to appear in court February Dec 6, 2017 Emanuel “Book” Richardson is scheduled for a pre-trial conference in February on federal charges of bribery and committing various acts of fra… Arizona and Regional News UA scientist helps discover massive black hole that's the farthest ever found Dec 6, 2017 Xiaohui Fan, of the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory, co-authored the report. Business News Small-satellite launch company moving ahead with Tucson plant, HQ Dec 6, 2017 Vector plans to open its new plant next year and initially produce 100 rockets a year. +2 Greg Hansen Greg Hansen: Here's what we know following Arizona's wild first 9 games Dec 6, 2017 Saturday's game against Alabama marks first significant home game of the season. There's plenty at stake. +2 Entertainment At the library, Job Help boosts careers and confidence Dec 6, 2017 We see much joy, some frustration, and even tears (both happy and sad) in Job Help. +2 Entertainment Tucson author who wrote book for ‘Coco’ hosting local book signings Dec 6, 2017 “This is crazy wonderful,” said Capin Rivera-Ashford of the movie’s success. Local news Welcome to winter in Tucson: Today’s high is 77 degrees Dec 21, 2018 It's official, everyone. Today's the first day of winter. But don't expect any freezing temperatures.