A Buena High School junior took first place in the 29th annual High School Shakespeare Competition earlier this month.
Commercial rafting companies are canceling their seasons along the Upper Salt River and the Verde River due to a depleted water supply, forcing adventure seekers elsewhere.
In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.
Arizona ranks near the very bottom in per-pupil funding. Limited state support for public education coupled with diminishing federal support has placed our education system in a critical crossroad.
There are times when looking at a big issue through lenses that focus on many, smaller, contributing parts can mask very damaging effects.
All residents in Pima County are created equal and assume they are equally entitled to their water. This assumption could be jeopardized if Rosemont Mine opponents convince the Tucson City Council to oppose Community Water Company of Green Valley’s pipeline connection.
More than two decades ago I provided the Pima County Board of Supervisors with testimony regarding desert bighorn sheep on Pusch Ridge in the Catalina Mountains.
Tucson police have identified the man found dead in the Santa Cruz River Friday as 34-year-old Owen McNutt.
YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.
As someone who grew up in Tucson I have seen the best and worst of our city, and I feel it is headed in the wrong direction.
As your wine tasting weekend winds down and hunger sets in, consider a side trip to Sierra Vista for a type of cuisine that’s hard to find in Tucson.
As I sit back and ponder the future of Vail and the upcoming election that will determine whether it becomes an incorporated town, I ask myself the question: Am I really touting government as a solution to government?
Hikers, bird-watchers, picnickers — heck, just about everybody who loves the outdoors — cheered the reopening Thursday of Sabino Canyon and Saguaro National Park near Tucson.
The mining giant Asarco will pay Pima County its second round of civil penalties and environmental reparations in three years over tailings dust blowing from its Mission Mine in Sahuarita into neighboring homes.
Tombstone, renowned for its gunfights, gambling halls, brothels and bars, was a silver mining town of great wealth during the decade known as “The Roarin’ ’80s” in the 19th century.
A wayward seabird with a quirky name — the blue-footed booby — has flown far from its domain along the Gulf of California and settled for the past couple of weeks at Patagonia Lake, northeast of Nogales.
City business and political leaders have endorsed the notion of having a new interstate run through the Tucson region, saying they fear the area will become economically irrelevant without it.
Well, Tucson, it’s that time of year again. Most schools, including the University of Arizona, are back in session, and the weather has cooled down. Oh, wait. It’s still 104 degrees. Never mind.
A weekend of garden exploration awaits in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford Sept. 7-8.
Tortolita Mountain Park could expand in the coming months, growing by another 800 acres if county officials are successful in securing more than $1.23 million in state funding.