We, the leaders of Tohono O’odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribes representing more than 50,000 Southern Arizonans, are outraged over the Arizona Daily Star’s Jan. 19 editorial endorsing the proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.
Growing up on the Tohono O'odham Nation, Phillip Enos loved playing baseball with friends and picking fresh corn and watermelons at a nearby farm with his grandmother.
Phillip Enos, 29, center, grew up on the Tohono O'odham Nation but left at age 16, sensing little opportunity. But now, years later and back in Southern Arizona, he's seeing a turnaround for tribal members. Here, he's at a jobs club meeting at the Tucson Indian Center.
"My parents struggled, and I saw how it affected them," says Nadia Jose, 17, front, a recent Baboquivari High graduate who will soon start at the University of Arizona. Here, she's at St. Paul Church in Sells with, from left, boyfriend Nakio Lopez; her mother, Tanya Rios; her father, Manalit…
As border enforcement increased to the east and to the west of the Tohono O'odham Nation in the mid-to-late 1990s, so did the number of people and drugs coming through the area.
Rita Tapia (izq.) y su amiga Rosario Cota sostienen el vestuario que ambas confeccionaron para el papel de Poncio Pilato en el Vía Crucis del Viernes Santo. Durante semanas, ellas y otros voluntarios han trabajado en la elaboración de 127 piezas para esta celebración de la Catedral San Agustín.
Federico y Rita Tapia trabajan como voluntarios en la Catedral San Agustín de Tucsón arreglando el templo, organizando eventos y asegurándose de que las cosas marchen bien.
Charter-school plans have been scaled back for two TUSD elementary schools.
One person was found dead inside a southwest-side mobile home destroyed by a fire Thursday morning.
When you let your teenager borrow your car, a million thoughts run through your mind.
The plans were held up for months in red tape due to a 5-year-old agreement between Pima County and another big-box retailer.
Veronica Garcia, 14, practices using a fire extinguisher during a two-day baby-sitters training class at the Drexel Heights Fire District Station 1. Pima County awarded $2.4 million in Community Development Block Grants earlier this month. The fire district's Family Safety Program received $10,000.
Pima County awarded $2.4 million in Community Development Block Grants earlier this month.
WASHINGTON - The House approved a bill this week to give 20 isolated acres of local and federal government land to the Pascua Yaqui tribe for use as part of its Casino del Sol resort in Tucson.
Arizona has seen its revenue from tribal casinos rise for the seventh consecutive quarter.
The TUSD Governing Board on Tuesday unanimously approved opening a charter school on the shuttered Richey Elementary campus.
The now-closed Richey Elementary School, 2209 N. 15th Ave., is expected to reopen as a charter school for the 2013-2014 school year.