A desert bighorn sheep watches as keeper Julie Mudd approaches with some food at the enclosure at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. The sheep are fed equine pellets, alfalfa and produce such as carrots, apples and sweet potatoes.
Maria Rascon (MARIA RASCON), personal trainer at SWAT fitness, demonstrates how to properly do bicep curls. One modification is the hammer curl, as pictured here. Photo taken 12/11/07 by Angela Pittenger/Arizona Daily Star #138273
Panning for garnets at Sabino Canyon is a free activity parents can do with their kids. The cost is $5 for parking.
Pamela Phillips sitting in Supreme Court listening to a judge in December 2011.
Arizona State head coach Todd Graham, left, and Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez
Clouds partially conceal the snow covered peak at Finger Rock in the Santa Catalina Mountains in the aftermath of a storm that came through Tucson on Thursday, February 21, 2013. Photo by A.E. Araiza/Arizona Daily Star
This is a Thomas Edison Model "C" cylinder player circa 1910.
A group of Tohono Oodham traditional dancers and singers are performing on the UA campus near Old Main by the fountain area as part of the Native American Cultural Celebration Week, Oct. 10, 2000. The dancers are doing the round dance and various members of the audience have joined in.
A police gun battle was reported early today in Sandy Beach, a popular area with visitors to Rocky Point.
Bighorn sheep were transplanted last month from Yuma to the Catalina Mountains. Officials said this week that two of the sheep have been found dead and that two mountain lions have been shot and killed. Officials refused to provide details about the lion killing early Tuesday.
Monte Mansfield’s Ford dealership, as seen in the 1930s, opened in 1917 and was in business for more than four decades. It was sold to Holmes Tuttle.
FILE -- This picture, taken at the border at Nogales, Ariz., in 1916, shows left to right, Gen. Alvaro Obregon, Gen. Pancho Villa and Gen. John J. Pershing in a friendly meeting. A few months afterward the three generals becames "enemies on the field" as Pershing dashed into Mexico in pursui…
David N. Allen, executive director, Tech Launch Arizona (UA tech-transfer agency).
Immigration rights activist Michelle Raygada, center, sits chained around a bus with Chuck Kaufman, left, and Steve Johnston as part of a protest to stop the bus that was carrying detainees to the federal courthouse on Oct. 11, in Tucson. Six people who chained themselves to the fence of the…
7th Annual Cops & Rodders Car, Truck & Motorcycle ShowWhat: Expect more than 600 vehicles on display at this family-style event. There's also a DJ along with kids activities including minipedal car and pinewood derby races. Organizers expect more than 15,000 people to turn out for th…
The 27th annual Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games got underway on Friday evening with a festival pub night, and continues Saturday and Sunday with two full days of fire dancing, live music, vendors and clan presentations.The Scottish Highland Games, which run concurrently …
The skies above Tubac will be bouncing with color and lights today during its hot air balloon fest.This is the third year for the annual event, which includes entertainment, food, face painters - even balloon rides, though those balloons will be tetheredIt's from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Tubac Gol…
Riverview Country Homes at 3750 N. Country Club are threatened by high water on Oct. 3, 1983. Photo by Emmet Jordan / Arizona Daily Star
Three men float in innertubes along the Rillito River on Oct. 4, 1983. Photo by Joy Wolf / Arizona Daily Star
Onlookers watch the flooded Rillito River from the north bank at 1st Ave. on Oct. 2, 1983. Photo by Alan Dorow / Arizona Daily Star
Home crumbles into the Rillito River in October flood. October 1983. Arizona Daily Star file photo.
Rillito River flood rages as onlookers watch. October, 1983. Arizona Daily Star file photo.
Flooding in Tucson. October, 1983. Arizona Daily Star file photo.
One of many bridges destroyed by flooding on the Santa Cruz and Rillito rivers. October 1983. Arizona Daily Star file photo
Santa Cruz flooding with CDO Wash dry at bottom. October 4, 1983 Photo by Joan Rennick / Tucson Citizen
Laffs Comedy Caffe is turning its stage over to a quartet of San Diego comics — including a former Tucsonan — Sunday for a special show.The Long Shots Comedy Tour includes former Tucsonan Polo Ceniseros, a graduate of Laffs comedy classes who moved to San Diego two years ago, said Laffs book…
Thousands of spent shotgun, rifle and pistol casings litter the ground at one of the wildcat shooting sites along Redington Road through Redington Pass.
In this January 1013 file photo, a community service officer in Tucson helps log handguns at a gun-surrender event. The Arizona Republic reports this week that Phoenix police worked overtime to destroy surrendered guns before a new state law took effect prohibiting police from doing so.
Signs line the north edge of Cloud Rd.east of Sabino Canyon Rd. Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Tucson, AZ. This is part of a parcel of land dissected by Sabino Canyon with a northern border on River Road and a Southern border on Cloud Rd.
A Yaqui a deer dancer performs during Holy Week. The deer dancer is most prominent during the Easter season. He carries a gourd in each hand and ties rattles to his ankles. A real or imitation deer head is fastened to his head.
Tucson Electric Power’s coal-fired Springerville power plant has been in operation since the 1980s.
The Port of Tucson currently handles container freight on a siding, but a $5 million grant will enable it to build a ramp that offers direct access to east-west traffic on the main Union Pacific line.
The ability of the Port of Tucson to process ocean freight via rail helped Pima County land a $5 million federal grant for the project.
ARCHIVE PHOTO - Aerial view University of Arizona, Bear Down building. February 14, 1929 at 11:05 am.
At the end of the 1985 season, Sunnyside quarterback Bobby Valdez finished second to Sahuaro's Brad Chilcote in the race for Tucson's QB crown despite throwing for 2,092 yards and 26 touchdowns. Over the offseason, Valdez decided that next year the honor would be his, spending countless hour…
Adams wasn't even the best runner in his own backfield in 1980, as the junior played sidekick to the record-breaking Fred Sims. His talent was obvious, though, as the 5-foot 6-inch Adams proved to be a great change-of-pace option, especially with defenses focusing on Sims. He also dominated …
Shoppers enjoyed cobblestone streets and old world charm at The Borgata, an open air mall in Scottsdale that will now be torn down.
University of Arizona receiver Vance Johnson keeps running against Oregon in 1983. The Arizona Daily Star file photo.
As the first Lancer to have his jersey retired, Heidrick will never be forgotten by Salpointe and it’s for good reason, too. The 5-foot 8-inch 195-pound four-year star that wore No. 45, missed only two games in his career because of injuries and went out in grand fashion, leading Salpointe t…