The University of Arizona campus photographed from a helicopter on Friday June 20, 2003.
NCAA coaching legend Lute Olson, yelling out instructions to his squad as the Wildcats struggle on the road against Washington, coached at the Division-I level for 35 years, including 25 at UA, and is considered one of the best coaches in college basketball history.
Former UA player Peter Hansen blocks a field goal attempt in the second quarter against Washington in 1999.
The Cyprus Sierrita Mine lays open in this aerial looking north towards Tucson. Photo taken on 11/11/99.
One of the town of Patagonia's two well pumps Wednesday 1/16/02. Some Patagonia residents worry their future is in jeopardy and that The Nature Conservancy has too much control over the area's water.
Former Braves pitcher Greg Maddux has a résumé that includes back-to-back ERAs under 1.70 (1994 and 1995) and 18 Gold Gloves.
Stars swirl around the North Star, just to the left of the Kitt Peak observatory, in a 40-minute exposure.
UA head men’s basketball coach Lute Olson smiles as his team plays against Team Georgia at McKale Center on the UA campus in Tucson, Ariz. Sunday November 7, 2004.
Clockwise from far left: ChŽrie Pittman; Mr. Art Almquist, THS director of theatre (in spotted shirt with white t-shirt); Ciaran Wiese; Allegra Frazier; Brisa Oldfather; Brook Jonquil; Angelina Rose Jones (in hat and shawl); Alex Krause; Mia Asher; Rafael Manlove (front row, far right); Kare…
Country artist Terri Clark performs at Casino Del Sol's AVA Amphitheater Sunday November 21, 2004.
Country artist Toby Keith performs at Casino Del Sol's AVA Amphitheater Sunday November 21, 2004.
Singer Alejandro Fernandez performs in his first set at Casino de Sol's AVA Amphitheater Tuesday November 23, 2004.
New UA head baseball coach Andy Lopez shows off his first time wearing the Arizona jersey during a press conference announcing his hiring at the Stadium Club 7/16/01. Photo by Aaron J. Latham.
NEIGHBORHOOD REINVESTMENT PROGRAM — A plastic portable basketball hoop sits on the corner of West Tenderfoot Drive and South Harvest Drive, put up by neighbors for their children to play with. Pima County doesn't have enough parks to serve all the people who want soccer field, picnic tables,…
The UA suspended print advertisements that featured Bobby Wade in 2002 after the star receiver was arrested on two counts of disorderly conduct.
Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy ride among Sedona's red rocks. You can relax with a glass of wine afterward.
Sedona has knock-your-socks-off natural beauty, thriving artists' studios and galleries, and plenty of New Agers. It's also a popular spot for foodies and wine lovers.
Gina Celaya listens to her lawyer during an evidentiary hearing in Pima County Superior Court Monday April 26, 1999. Celaya was convicted for killing a man during a robbery when she was 14.
Gina Gail Celaya sorts palm fronds she trimmed from a tree at the Arizona State Prison, Perryville unit, in Goodyear where she is an inmate 7/31/01. Celaya fatally shot 50-year-old Trinidad Lopez in 1992, days after she turned 14, and stole his truck. She's serving a 30-year sentence but is …
Smoke towering into the sky from a flare-up of the Bullock Fire is visible from Aspen Vista in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
A Forest Service fire crew patrols the Catalina Highway looking for hot spots to douse after extensive back burning was done to keep the Bullock Fire from spreading.
Flames from the Bullock Fire flare up on a ridge near Mount Bigelow, which houses communications equipment, TV transmitters and UA telescopes.
An air tanker — one of 10 — drops fire retardant on the Bullock Fire. The slurry is a mixture of water, chemical fire inhibitors and crimson dye that shows pilots what's already been hit.
The Bullock Fire progresses up the Santa Catalinas as seen from the northeast from a helicopter on Wednesday, May 29, 2002.
Flames from the Bullock Fire crest a ridge on the north side of the Catalinas on Wednesday, May 29, 2002.
Geronimo Hotshots crew boss Duane Chapman, left, from San Carlos, Ariz. points out where to shoot a "quick fire," a propelled igniting flare, to James Norman near Carrizo, Ariz. This photo was taken June 28, 2002.
Flames from the Aspen Fire in the Santa Catalina Mountains encroach on radio towers atop Radio Ridge. This photo was taken June 20, 2003.
Bachelor's party: Espree Kessler gets a lift from fellow grad David Ellis. Both got bachelor's degrees.
Velma Castañeda-Titone, then principal at Laura Banks Elementary School, walks Teddy Miller, left, and Emiliano Garcia through their new school.
From left, third place finisher Cristhian Montes from Obregon, Sonora, guzzles some sorts drink while second place finisher Paul Kelly and first place finisher Jamie Carney (with red gloves) talk to reporters after fininshing the El Tour de Tucson on Saturday Nov. 20, 1999.
"Optics pretty much enabled this whole Internet technology," says Nasser Peyghambarian, a UA optics professor. He is holding a fiber optic amplifier.
Someone had a problem with the Mexican flag flying in Tucson on a long-ago July 4, but as it turns out, the problem was more with position than nationality.
Former Santa Rita High School star Anthony Sanders played professionally for 14 years. He took time off in the middle of his pro career to help the United States win the gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
This 2004 file photo shows the tower at Tucson International Airport, which this week reported an uptick in passenger volume.
Eagles guitarist/singer Glenn Frey, left, and drummer/singer Don Henley perform at the Tucson Convention Center Monday May 24, 2004.
Martha McSally on June 19, 2004, after she took over command of 354th Fighter Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.
The state does not own the building that houses the Senate
chamber, above, nor is it likely the state will buy it back
Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup: "I am content in the knowledge that
I've done a good job and this is a better place."
In this 1999 file photo, a couple enjoys the sunset on New
Year's Eve at Gates Pass. Four couples were robbed of money, cell
phones and other items in separate incidents beginning at 11 p.m.
Aug. 31, along Gates Pass Road, a well-known stop in the Tucson
Mountains. Three gunmen are being sought.
Pueblo Gardens Elementary School fifth-grader Diana Potter, 11,
right, feeds a treat to Denver, a giraffe at the Reid Park Zoo,
Nov. 19, 2002.
Pueblo Gardens Elementary School fifth-grader Diana Potter, 11,
feeds a treat to Denver on Nov. 19, 2002.
Now the owner of a major-league baseball team, Arte Moreno once worked for his family's publishing business in Tucson.
Under the agreement, Mexican truckers would have to follow U.S. motor-safety standards. Some of their American counterparts aren't happy.
Star reporter Mitch Tobin, right, holds a desert tortoise at the Clark County Desert Tortoise Transfer and Holding Facility south of Las Vegas, Nev. Thursday October 10, 2002. No worries, the tortoise didn't mind being picked up.
A pair of night blooming Cereus, peniocereus greggii, bask in the glow of an admirer's light at the Tohono Chul Park.
Tohono O'odham artist Michael Chiago used a traditional maze in a painting once on display at the northwest-side gallery.
More than 11,000 fans - a record - showed up for the 2003 KIIM-FM Country Music Festival at the Pima County Fairgrounds. The 2010 festival will be in October at Reid Park.