A Southern Arizona produce distributor is working closely with the Food and Drug Administration to prevent further sale of salmonella-contaminated cucumbers, officials said Friday.
A rodeo family affair, from left: Melisa Lunderville, Dylan, Peyton, Taylor and Chad. The kids learned to ride by age 3. "They have their own junior rodeos at home, by themselves," Chad said. "They time each other and film each other."
Peyton Lunderville, 8, competes in the junior barrel racing competition at Fiesta de los Vaqueros on Sunday. She is on student council at Mountain View Elementary School.
They hadn't yet dismounted from their horses after barrel racing Sunday when they started to make plans.
Rio Rico's Dylan Lunderville, 6, rides Butterscotch, a Shetland pony. "The barrels were bigger than her pony," said sister Taylor.
Verizon Wireless will roll out its latest, fastest network in Sierra Vista, Benson, Douglas and Nogales on Thursday, as part of a nationwide expansion in more than 400 markets.
CAVE CREEK - On paper, Rio Rico had the best boys cross country team in the state this season.
In Casa Grande, Rio Rico (3-6) was outplayed by Vista Grande (2-7), which improved to 2-0 all time against the Hawks.
At Rio Rico, Nogales (6-1) put up its highest point total of the season while racking up 409 yards on offense against Rio Rico (2-5). Quarterback Marcel Renteria completed all four of his passes, three of them for touchdowns.
With four of the top 13 runners in the state in Division III, the Rio Rico boys cross country team has a good chance to improve on its runner-up finish at state last season.
Oscar Amaya, Robert Contreras, Lee Jones and Ben Noriega, left to right, give the Hawks a fantastic four at the front.
RIO RICO - Rio Rico cross country coach Stephen Schadler thinks he has the top four runners in the state.
At Tombstone, Rio Rico suffered a single-digit loss for the second straight week and fell to 2-4. The Hawks lost to Empire 37-30 in Week 5.
At Rio Rico, Chance Hatfield's TD and Charlie Ashworth's PAT in the fourth quarter proved to be the difference for the Ravens (4-1). J.J. Gretta had a big night, catching three balls for 122 yards and two scores.
The group at Tumacácori Mission takes the citizenship oath. Monday's event was part of a much larger, weeklong series of ceremonies nationwide for new citizens. About 32,000 people are expected to become new Americans.
Maribel Lopez, 38, of Rio Rico was among the group of new Americans. She and son Manuel Jr., 4, attended a reception after the ceremony.
In the shadow of a Spanish mission, 11 people became U.S. citizens during a ceremony Monday at Tumacácori National Historical Park.
Man sought in attack, numerous burglaries
At Rio Rico, the Hawks (2-1) scored early in the first quarter off a fumble recovery by Gerardo Reynaga and never looked back in a lopsided win.
State budget cuts to education got little love from three people who want to represent Legislative District 2 - and have a chance to vote on the budget - in the House of Representatives.