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Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Pascua Yaqui gain added power to prosecute some non-Indians

Southern Arizona’s Pascua Yaqui Tribe is one of the first native groups in the nation to earn legal standing to prosecute outsiders who attack women on tribal lands.

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Challenger students seek funds to compete in constitutional challenge

Challenger students seek funds to compete in constitutional challenge

While most students begin their day with math, English and history, Challenger Middle School’s mock congressional team discusses constitutional rights and democracy.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tribal prosecutor exercises compassion on the job

Tribal prosecutor exercises compassion on the job

The recipient of this week’s Ben’s Bell is Fred Urbina, a prosecutor for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

February 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Get to know the Ironwood Forest

Get to know the Ironwood Forest

Ironwood Forest National Monument — home to grand stands of some of the longest-living trees in the Sonoran Desert — is little known to many Tucsonans, but an event Saturday offers an on-site introduction.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pilot preschool aims to brighten future for TUSD's poorest

A new TUSD preschool geared toward Tucson 3-year-olds is the district’s latest venture to prepare some of the city’s youngest, and often underserved, learners for academic success.

September 04, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…
Museum is a gateway into customs, history of Old Pascua Village

Museum is a gateway into customs, history of Old Pascua Village

Tribal masks and old photographs are among the 4,000 artifacts that will be on display at the Old Pascua Museum and Yaqui Cultural Center.

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Museum is a gateway into customs, history of Old Pascua Village

Museum is a gateway into customs, history of Old Pascua Village

For more than 100 years, the history of Old Pascua on Tucson's west side has been preserved orally.

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State board investigates 2 local cops

The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board opened cases against two local police officers at its June meeting.

July 01, 2013 12:05 pmLoading…
Casino Del Sol Resort is Tucson area's 2nd Forbes Four Star winner

Casino Del Sol Resort is Tucson area's 2nd Forbes Four Star winner

The resort's PY Steakhouse received a separate Four Star Award from Forbes, as did its Hiapsi Spa.

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Casino Del Sol Resort is Tucson area's 2nd Forbes Four Star winner

Casino Del Sol Resort is Tucson area's 2nd Forbes Four Star winner

The Tucson area now has a second resort designated a Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award winner.

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Casino del Sol anuncia nuevo director interino

Casino del Sol anuncia nuevo director interino

Alex Amador, nuevo director ejecutivo interino.

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Casino del Sol anuncia nuevo director interino

Casino del Sol anuncia nuevo director interino

Alex Amador, miembro de la Nación Pascua Yaqui, se convertirá en el nuevo director ejecutivo interino de las empresas de la tribu.

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Tickets on sale Saturday for Juanes, Larry the Cable Guy

Tickets on sale Saturday for Juanes, Larry the Cable Guy

Tucson's  AVA hosting springtime shows.

January 17, 2013 12:25 pm Photos

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1 killed in mobile home fire on Tucson’s SW side

One person was found dead inside a southwest-side mobile home destroyed by a fire Thursday morning.

January 10, 2013 9:56 am

Bill lets Pascua Yaqui determine own membership

A southern Arizona tribe can determine its own membership under a bill approved in the U.S. Senate this week.

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TUSD bus yard to be built on Tucson's SW side

TUSD bus yard to be built on Tucson's SW side

TUSD is to break ground Thursday on its new transportation center, which will serve the growing southwest side of the district.

September 26, 2012 12:08 pmLoading…
Rezoning for new SW-side Fry's gets OK

Rezoning for new SW-side Fry's gets OK

The vacant lot, above, could have a new Fry's shopping center in 2013. The store would include a gas station.

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Rezoning for new SW-side Fry's gets OK

Rezoning for new SW-side Fry's gets OK

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved rezoning land near Casino del Sol for a new Fry's shopping center Tuesday.

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New Casino del Sol garners AAA Four Diamond Award

New Casino del Sol garners AAA Four Diamond Award

The Casino Del Sol Resort, Spa and Conference Center has been given AAA’s prestigious Four Diamond Award, joining six other local resorts and hotels.

April 27, 2012 2:05 pmLoading…

TUSD to open charter school with Pascua Yaquis

The TUSD Governing Board unanimously approved Tuesday opening a charter school on the shuttered Richey Elementary campus.

April 18, 2012 12:16 pmLoading…

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