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Tim Steller: Big 'A' will revert to white, so let's color this battle over

Tim Steller: Big 'A' will revert to white, so let's color this battle over

Sentinel Peak's big "A" currently has a muted green tone, apparently after St. Patrick's Day fans got to it. But the city plans to return it to its traditional white soon.

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Tim Steller: Big 'A' will revert to white, so let's color this battle over

Tim Steller: Big 'A' will revert to white, so let's color this battle over

On Friday, Father Thomas Koller of Santa Cruz Parish was walking by the giant "A" on Sentinel Peak. The letter was the focus of a public fight when it was painted black, then in patriotic colors at the start of the Iraq War.

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Tim Steller: Big 'A' will revert to white, so let's color this battle over

Tim Steller: Big 'A' will revert to white, so let's color this battle over

Ten years ago the passionate debate over the newly launched Iraq War found a touchstone in Tucson - the giant "A" on Sentinel Peak.

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"A" Mountain throughout the years

"A" Mountain throughout the years

Fireworks explode over downtown Tucson during the annual fireworks show. Photo by Joshua Trujillo Neg. Sentinel Peak, Copyright 1996 The Arizona Daily Star

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"A" Mountain throughout the years

"A" Mountain throughout the years

Taken from west side of the Tucson Community Center looking west. Photo by Jim Davis. Photo taken on 9-16-98.

April 13, 2013 7:24 pm
"A" Mountain throughout the years

"A" Mountain throughout the years

Tucson's A-Mountain becomes white again from the top down after an anti-war group painted it black. A-O Painting Inc. is painting the A, which will take 60 gallons of white paint and will cost the city $3,750. Photo by Aaron J. Latham. MARCH 26, 2003 A10

April 13, 2013 7:23 pm
'A' Mountain trail to bear name of man who's dedicated to it

'A' Mountain trail to bear name of man who's dedicated to it

Gilbert Escandón Jiménez, a longtime Menlo Park resident and "A" Mountain hiker, relaxes near the trailhead that will soon bear his name. Jiménez, 87, helped to maintain the mountain's trails for more than 70 years.

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'A' Mountain trail to bear name of man who's dedicated to it

'A' Mountain trail to bear name of man who's dedicated to it

Gilbert Jiménez knows his way around Sentinel Peak.

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Nano-brewery to open at former Tucson meatpacking plant

Nano-brewery to open at former Tucson meatpacking plant

Firefighter pair plan to sell craft beers to small Tucson restaurants.

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Tucson's "A" Mountain to close for UA homecoming event

Traffic on Sentinel Peak will be restricted Sunday afternoon until Monday morning due to a University of Arizona homecoming event.

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