Saguaros — in a vibrant show of flower power — are bursting into bloom weeks earlier than usual at Saguaro National Park west of Tucson and at other sites around the city.
Sheri Siesennop thinks she might have taken on more than she bargained for when she was named Tucson Originals executive director late last month.
Brittlebush wildflowers are on a blooming binge across the Tucson area — bolstered by drenching rains at the beginning of March.
A familiar face to Tucson music fans worked with John Oates — of Hall & Oates fame — on his upcoming solo release, “Good Road to Follow.”
Here’s something that’s uncommon even for balmy Tucson: wildflowers in bloom smack in the middle of winter.
The company that runs the Old Tucson theme park is setting up a nonprofit foundation to take over the lease, and eventually the operations, of the park.
Two months after the fall color of aspen and maple leaves faded from the mountains, Tucson is having its annual “second autumn” — with leaves of cottonwood trees glowing in golden hues along watercourses around the city.
Deep-soaking rains across Southern Arizona over the weekend were a “triggering” event for a possibly bountiful wildflower bloom next spring.
It's nice to take visiting family and friends to some of our local attractions. It's nicer to save money while doing it.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry recommends that the county wait until 2015 to ask voters to approve millions in new bond projects. Given the financial circumstances of the voters and the county, it makes sense.
The price to see the 230 species of native mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and birds at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is about to go up.
Bats carry rabies. Rabies is fatal. Otherwise, they are wonderful creatures.
Some people seek wealth. Others search for the meaning of life. Bob Cardell? He’s on a quest for yet another quirky cactus.
A Tucson resort this week opened two new exhibits aimed at putting some colorful wonders of the Sonoran Desert on display for its guests.
The residents have spoken. More like they’ve logged on.
The Desert Museum's reptile exhibits are a nifty way to see these animals up close - whether it's snakes or lizards. Many of the animals are more active at night. The visitors above were indoors, so the temperature was especially comfortable. Cool Summer Nights offers an array of programs, i…
Maddie Brown, left, watches as Olivia Irish paints a plaster cast of a paw print during the museum's Cool Summer Nights. Aby VanAlsburg, middle, and Mia Rizzo also were at the table.
The river otter is a visitor favorite, seen through an underwater window. Noel Pannell and daughter Holly watch the otter dive.
As the summer sun goes down, many desert animals emerge, including a Mexican wolf. It's also a good time to look for nighttime pollinators.
James Wirth and his father, John,look at scorpions using a UV flashlight. The insects glow under the light.