Last day is Friday before the bakery moves to L.A.
Incident commander Andy Miller of the Casa Grande Fire Department gives the morning briefing to the couple hundred firefighters from throughout Arizona gathered for the Pima/Pinal Interagency Wildland Drill in Oracle, north of Tucson.
Chris Dawson from the Northwest Fire District refolds a test personal-emergency shelter after using it during a drill. Some of the state and local agencies participating have already fought early fires this season.
ORACLE - More than a dozen local, state and federal firefighting agencies gathered Tuesday to train for what could be an active fire season in Southern Arizona.
A dump truck hauling dirt at a construction site near West Grant and North Oracle roads knocked down two power poles Thursday morning, authorities said.
The victim in a Thursday night drive-by shooting in Oro Valley has died and a suspect has been arrested, police said.
Bird-watchers came out early for the "grand reopening" of Oracle State Park about a year ago. Budget cuts have made access to the park a hit-or-miss proposition.
Visitors at Oracle State Park will get an extra day to enjoy the sights there each week when the park reopens on Feb. 2 for three months.
Quirt Bailey and his dog Neo, recent transplants from Kansas, enjoy the snow along Cody Loop Road in Oracle. A few inches of snow that fell Dec. 19 was enough to stick throughout the morning, decorating the desert and closing school for the day.
Shyanne Whitten, 13, is clobbered by a snowball from Jasmine Belknap, 12, as they gather snow from the family cars during a snow day off in Oracle.
Snow rarely falls in the desert, so when there's enough to collect on a cholla, it's worth a picture.
Shyanne Whitten, 13, gets blindsided by a well-aimed snowball from Jasmine Belknap, 12, in Oracle. The few inches of snow that fell there Wednesday was enough to decorate the desert and - way, way better - close school for the day.
Quirt Bailey, and his dog, Neo, recent transplants from far more wintry Kansas, enjoy a snowy taste of the old homestead along Cody Loop Road in Oracle.
A storm system passing through Tucson early Wednesday morning brought colder temps expected to last through today.
The Tucson Marathon is known for its fast course and moderate winter temperatures.
A Tucson woman died over the weekend as a result of a two-vehicle accident on Mount Lemmon Road.
Manager Glen Merriman, top, and Jack Hall work to reopen the Oracle Market in Oracle. The store will emphasize having a variety of fresh meats and quality produce, Merriman said. The remodeling, which began Sept. 1, is scheduled for completion before the Oct. 19 reopening.
Tony Reves places baskets in the produce section, which is one of the areas of emphasis when the market reopens.
The Oracle Market is set to reopen as early as this week after its corporate manager shut it down this summer.