Bighorn sheep are roaming wild in the Catalina Mountains once more.
YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.
Drive north of Tucson into Oro Valley, pull over, and peer up at rugged Pusch Ridge towering above you to the east: What you’re seeing is the past and future home of a free-roaming herd of bighorn sheep.
About 30 bighorn sheep from Western Arizona are slated to be moved to the Catalina Mountains next month to rebuild a herd that died out there, and details of the project will be presented at a public information meeting today.
For Adrienne Medina things simply did not work out after toiling for four years in high school,
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer hopes to increase the state’s trade with India, saying the country represents far more to Arizona than customer-support call centers.
DATELAND, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Public Safety officer killed in an accident on Interstate 8 late Monday has been identified as 47-year-old Tim Huffman.
YUMA — Police in the southwestern Arizona city of Somerton are awaiting autopsy results for a baby whose body was found at the city’s recycling plant.
Agriculture is a $9 billion industry in Arizona, but it is vulnerable to the increased heat and drought likely to accompany climate change, says a federally commissioned report.
Agriculture, a $9 billion industry in Arizona, is vulnerable to the increased heat and drought that's likely to accompany continued climate change, said a new federally commissioned report.
Pilot killed in crash was from Tucson
Authorities have identified a pilot killed in a plane crash on the Barry M. Goldwater Bombing Range, near Yuma, as 49-year-old Tucson resident Denise Jeanette McCracken.
At Yuma, Walden Grove (3-3) went down 8-0 early but was able to score 14 late points in the fourth quarter to improve to 3-1 on the road this season.
Tucson is a good place to grow old. To be precise, it ranks No. 37 among the country's 100 largest metro areas, according to a first-of-its-kind study by the Milken Institute.
Barry Goldwater was a U.S. senator in 1962 when he wrote
this piece for the Tucson Citizen newspaper. On this centennial
day, see for yourself what Arizona's most famous native son said
about growth, the desert, water and more. Notes about how things
are today are in bold.
The University of Phoenix system recently reported a 42.4
percent decrease in new enrollments in the last quarter of 2010,
but the local branch is bucking the trend.
UA wants to add a logistics program in Yuma next year.
MESA — Boeing managers say two programs that will determine the
future of the company's Mesa plant are ready for liftoff.
YUMA — The water in the Colorado River could fill the needs of
all the homes and offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas and much of
Southern California, but much of it irrigates vast fields of wheat,
alfalfa, cotton and vegetables.