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  • Knitters needed for Little Hats, Big Hearts

    Knitters needed for Little Hats, Big Hearts

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:12 PM EST2017-11-17 18:12:14 GMT
    (Source: American Heart Association)(Source: American Heart Association)

    If you know how to knit or crochet and want to make little red hats for babies with heart defects in Tucson, Little Hats, Big Hearts could use your help!

    If you know how to knit or crochet and want to make little red hats for babies with heart defects in Tucson, Little Hats, Big Hearts could use your help!

  • Learn about the latest technology for your heart

    Learn about the latest technology for your heart

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 2:07 PM EST2017-11-15 19:07:00 GMT

    A Tucson hospital is hosting an event on Thursday to help you learn more about life-saving techniques.

    A Tucson hospital is hosting an event on Thursday to help you learn more about life-saving techniques.

  • Tucson man collecting books for school library hit by vandals

    Tucson man collecting books for school library hit by vandals

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:50 PM EST2017-11-15 17:50:25 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Chip Morgan is collecting books to help restock a library which is shared by 1,500 students from Amphi Middle School and Prince Elementary. Late last month, vandals broke in and started a fire inside the library. 

    Chip Morgan is collecting books to help restock a library which is shared by 1,500 students from Amphi Middle School and Prince Elementary. Late last month, vandals broke in and started a fire inside the library. 

  • Swift Trail seasonal gate closure on Mt. Graham

    Swift Trail seasonal gate closure on Mt. Graham

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:59 PM EST2017-11-15 04:59:42 GMT

    The closure occurs approximately one-half mile beyond Shannon Campground at the end of the pavement. The temporary closure will remain in effect through April 15, 2018, and may be extended by winter weather and snow. 

    The closure occurs approximately one-half mile beyond Shannon Campground at the end of the pavement. The temporary closure will remain in effect through April 15, 2018, and may be extended by winter weather and snow. 

  • Sahuarita High School Marching Band headed to State Championship

    Sahuarita High School Marching Band headed to State Championship

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:56 PM EST2017-11-15 04:56:37 GMT
    (Source: Sahuarita Unified School District)(Source: Sahuarita Unified School District)

    Sahuarita High School Marching Band will give a final performance before they leave to compete in the Arizona Band and Orchestra Director’s Association (ABODA) State Championship. 

    Sahuarita High School Marching Band will give a final performance before they leave to compete in the Arizona Band and Orchestra Director’s Association (ABODA) State Championship. 

  • Fuel wood permits for Mt. Lemmon available for purchase

    Fuel wood permits for Mt. Lemmon available for purchase

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:31 PM EST2017-11-15 00:31:50 GMT

    Permits are available for purchase now through Dec. 15 at the Ranger District Office.  These permits are for personal, non-commercial use only.  

    Permits are available for purchase now through Dec. 15 at the Ranger District Office.  These permits are for personal, non-commercial use only.  

  • 2017 Santa's Calling Program for Tucson's Children

    2017 Santa's Calling Program for Tucson's Children

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:26 PM EST2017-11-14 23:26:28 GMT
    (Source: City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department)(Source: City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department)

    Tucson Parks and Recreation has opened registration for the 2017 Santa's Calling program. 

    Tucson Parks and Recreation has opened registration for the 2017 Santa's Calling program. 

  • El Tour beneficiary agency works to help Arizona's children

    El Tour beneficiary agency works to help Arizona's children

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 12:40 PM EST2017-11-14 17:40:40 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Brandon Thims and Craig Boydell joined us on Fox 11 Daybreak to talk about their experience with the Thrive Mentor program through Arizona's Children Association.

    Brandon Thims and Craig Boydell joined us on Fox 11 Daybreak to talk about their experience with the Thrive Mentor program through Arizona's Children Association.

  • Tucson woman warns about employment scam on popular job website

    Tucson woman warns about employment scam on popular job website

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 11:20 AM EST2017-11-14 16:20:57 GMT
    The check a woman searching for a job online received, as part of a scam. (Source: Tucson News Now)The check a woman searching for a job online received, as part of a scam. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    "Research the companies before you look into them. Because that was my mistake. I just applied. I didn't look into what this law firm was," Samantha Thrall said.

    "Research the companies before you look into them. Because that was my mistake. I just applied. I didn't look into what this law firm was," Samantha Thrall said.

  • Horseshoe Draw Erosion Control Project wins award

    Horseshoe Draw Erosion Control Project wins award

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:52 PM EST2017-11-14 03:52:17 GMT
    The 38-acre Horseshow Draw Erosion Control Project reduces the flow of sediment and E-coli into the San Pedro River. (Source: Cochise County)The 38-acre Horseshow Draw Erosion Control Project reduces the flow of sediment and E-coli into the San Pedro River. (Source: Cochise County)

    The project, which reduces flooding, prevents rangeland soil loss, and helps decrease the flow of  sediment and E-coli into the San Pedro River, will receive a 2017 Summit Award in the Community and Economic Development category. 

    The project, which reduces flooding, prevents rangeland soil loss, and helps decrease the flow of  sediment and E-coli into the San Pedro River, will receive a 2017 Summit Award in the Community and Economic Development category. 

  • Marana named a Top Digital City

    Marana named a Top Digital City

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:47 PM EST2017-11-14 03:47:31 GMT
    (Source: Town of Marana)(Source: Town of Marana)

    Now in its 17th year, the annual survey recognizes cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement.  

    Now in its 17th year, the annual survey recognizes cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement.  

  • Public input sought for proposed recreation fee increase

    Public input sought for proposed recreation fee increase

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:01 PM EST2017-11-14 01:01:58 GMT

    According to the U.S. Forest Service, Coronado National Forest is asking for the public's input on proposed recreation fee increases applies only to developed recreation sites like picnic areas, campgrounds, and group sites that are operated by the Forest Service.

    According to the U.S. Forest Service, Coronado National Forest is asking for the public's input on proposed recreation fee increases applies only to developed recreation sites like picnic areas, campgrounds, and group sites that are operated by the Forest Service.

  • AZ skydiving team wins 2nd National Championship, earns spots on U.S. team

    AZ skydiving team wins 2nd National Championship, earns spots on U.S. team

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:20 PM EST2017-11-09 23:20:47 GMT
    (Source: Skydive Arizona)(Source: Skydive Arizona)

    The team took home the gold last week at the 2017 U.S. Parachute Association National Skydiving Championships at Skydive Perris in southern California. They not only won gold, but a spot on the prestigious U.S. Parachute Team and will compete at the 2018 World Championshhips in Australia.  

    The team took home the gold last week at the 2017 U.S. Parachute Association National Skydiving Championships at Skydive Perris in southern California. They not only won gold, but a spot on the prestigious U.S. Parachute Team and will compete at the 2018 World Championshhips in Australia.  

  • Tohono Chul’s Picturesque Gardens plays host to Live Music Concert Series

    Tohono Chul’s Picturesque Gardens plays host to Live Music Concert Series

    Friday, November 10 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-11-10 23:12:24 GMT
    (Source: Tohono Chul Park)(Source: Tohono Chul Park)

    Sit back, relax, and enjoy live music with Tohono Chul’s Annual Sundays in the Garden Concert Series. The two-month long concert series features local musicians performing jazz, acoustic guitar, and Latin American music every Sunday in October and November.  

    Sit back, relax, and enjoy live music with Tohono Chul’s Annual Sundays in the Garden Concert Series. The two-month long concert series features local musicians performing jazz, acoustic guitar, and Latin American music every Sunday in October and November.  

  • Thanksgiving events in southern Arizona

    Thanksgiving events in southern Arizona

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:26 PM EST2017-11-13 23:26:36 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)

    Several events being held in southern Arizona to celebrate Thanksgiving. 

    Several events being held in southern Arizona to celebrate Thanksgiving. 

  • Tucson man continues mission of helping other veterans

    Tucson man continues mission of helping other veterans

    Saturday, November 11 2017 12:47 PM EST2017-11-11 17:47:23 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    A once homeless veteran is continuing his mission of helping veterans in need. Jon Wayne Lewis, 71, collects furniture and donates it to vets and others. 

    A once homeless veteran is continuing his mission of helping veterans in need. Jon Wayne Lewis, 71, collects furniture and donates it to vets and others. 

  • Donations needed for Salvation Army's Thanksgiving Dinner at new location

    Donations needed for Salvation Army's Thanksgiving Dinner at new location

    Friday, November 10 2017 10:52 AM EST2017-11-10 15:52:58 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    This Thanksgiving, the Salvation Army is working to make sure everyone has a hot meal. The Tucson Hospitality House, located at 1002 N. Main Avenue, will host the 33rd Annual Thanksgiving Meal.

    This Thanksgiving, the Salvation Army is working to make sure everyone has a hot meal. The Tucson Hospitality House, located at 1002 N. Main Avenue, will host the 33rd Annual Thanksgiving Meal.

  • November Student of the Month Recognition

    November Student of the Month Recognition

    Thursday, November 9 2017 11:36 PM EST2017-11-10 04:36:08 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    There is a selection process in place where students are recognized for the various pillars of the Character Counts Program, which include Responsibility, Trustworthiness, Citizenship, Caring, Respect and Fairness. 

    There is a selection process in place where students are recognized for the various pillars of the Character Counts Program, which include Responsibility, Trustworthiness, Citizenship, Caring, Respect and Fairness. 

  • National Public Lands Day on Coronado National Forest

    National Public Lands Day on Coronado National Forest

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:48:11 GMT

    The Coronado National Forest is proud to participate in National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands on Saturday, Sept. 30.  Most day-use fees across the Forest will be waived, and an event will take place the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area.

    The Coronado National Forest is proud to participate in National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands on Saturday, Sept. 30.  Most day-use fees across the Forest will be waived, and an event will take place the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area.

  • Two more Arizonans graduate from USAF basic training

    Two more Arizonans graduate from USAF basic training

    Thursday, November 9 2017 8:44 PM EST2017-11-10 01:44:36 GMT

    Two Arizonans, and a UA graduate have completed basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

    Two Arizonans, and a UA graduate have completed basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

  • PCSD Search and Rescue honored at 2017 Heroes Day

    PCSD Search and Rescue honored at 2017 Heroes Day

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:46 PM EST2017-11-09 23:46:29 GMT
    The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is proud of our Search and Rescue and Air Unit, as being Heroes Day 2017 honoree’s. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is proud of our Search and Rescue and Air Unit, as being Heroes Day 2017 honoree’s. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

    The Pima County Sheriff's Department's Rescue and Air units were honored on Thursday at La Encantada for their for their heroic actions during the monsoon. 

    The Pima County Sheriff's Department's Rescue and Air units were honored on Thursday at La Encantada for their for their heroic actions during the monsoon. 

  • La Paloma South selected for program to provide healthy snacks to students

    La Paloma South selected for program to provide healthy snacks to students

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:51 PM EST2017-11-09 22:51:43 GMT
    (Source: La Paloma Academy South Campus)(Source: La Paloma Academy South Campus)

    Thanks to grant funds from the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), La Paloma Academy's South campus will now be able to purchase healthy snacks for all of their students.  

    Thanks to grant funds from the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), La Paloma Academy's South campus will now be able to purchase healthy snacks for all of their students.  

  • Head outside for adventure this Black Friday

    Head outside for adventure this Black Friday

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:32 PM EST2017-11-09 22:32:53 GMT
    (Source: Arizona State Parks)(Source: Arizona State Parks)

    Arizona State Parks & Trails is partnering with REI, for the third year in a row, to encourage more people to head outside with free day-use passes to state parks across AZ.   

    Arizona State Parks & Trails is partnering with REI, for the third year in a row, to encourage more people to head outside with free day-use passes to state parks across AZ.   

  • What's next for Naranja? Park plan will slowly move forward

    What's next for Naranja? Park plan will slowly move forward

    Thursday, November 9 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-11-09 05:14:12 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Oro Valley bond may have been turned away on election night, but there is still hope for the park. They'll be headed down similar paths of other cities.

    The Oro Valley bond may have been turned away on election night, but there is still hope for the park. They'll be headed down similar paths of other cities.

  • Family Fishing Day on Coronado National Forest

    Family Fishing Day on Coronado National Forest

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:01 PM EST2017-11-09 02:01:02 GMT
    Pena Blanca Lake (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)Pena Blanca Lake (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)

    Supervisor Molera and district and AGFD employees and volunteers will be on hand to promote fishing opportunities at the lake. Fishing licenses are not required during the planned hours of the event.

    Supervisor Molera and district and AGFD employees and volunteers will be on hand to promote fishing opportunities at the lake. Fishing licenses are not required during the planned hours of the event.

  • PCSD offering free Active Shooter Preparedness Training

    PCSD offering free Active Shooter Preparedness Training

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-11-09 00:33:52 GMT
    (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)(Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

    The Pima County Sheriff's Department  is encouraging schools and organizations in the community to contact them and sign up for the Active Shooter Preparedness Training.  

    The Pima County Sheriff's Department  is encouraging schools and organizations in the community to contact them and sign up for the Active Shooter Preparedness Training.  

  • Simonton Elementary learns about water conservation

    Simonton Elementary learns about water conservation

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:51 PM EST2017-11-08 23:51:55 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Students were eager to share the new learning. 

    Students were eager to share the new learning. 

  • 6 southern AZ nonprofits benefit from UES Community Impact grants

    6 southern AZ nonprofits benefit from UES Community Impact grants

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-11-08 22:44:34 GMT
    Santa Cruz Training Programs for Transition to Employment one of the six nonprofits who received a UES grant. (Source: Unisource Energy Services)Santa Cruz Training Programs for Transition to Employment one of the six nonprofits who received a UES grant. (Source: Unisource Energy Services)

    UES Community Impact Grants are awarded for programs with measurable results that help vulnerable populations in Arizona communities where UES provides natural gas and electric service. 

    UES Community Impact Grants are awarded for programs with measurable results that help vulnerable populations in Arizona communities where UES provides natural gas and electric service. 

  • Open enrollment for Tucson Unified School District schools has begun

    Open enrollment for Tucson Unified School District schools has begun

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 5:35 PM EST2017-11-08 22:35:47 GMT

    These applications are for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, and are available at the district's School Community Services office at 1010 East 10th Street in Building B. 

    These applications are for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, and are available at the district's School Community Services office at 1010 East 10th Street in Building B. 

  • Tucson doesn't rank high on best cities for veterans to live list

    Tucson doesn't rank high on best cities for veterans to live list

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 8:20 PM EST2017-11-08 01:20:43 GMT

    Out of 100 cities in the U.S., seven Arizona cities were chosen and ranked, with Tucson coming in at #61.  

    Out of 100 cities in the U.S., seven Arizona cities were chosen and ranked, with Tucson coming in at #61.  

  • Tackle outdoor adventure challenges

    Tackle outdoor adventure challenges

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:45 PM EST2017-11-07 23:45:48 GMT

    Adventurers can join the challenge by gathering a team of two to six adults and using the Outdoor Adventure Quest app to discover and accomplish unique challenges worth points based on difficulty.

    Adventurers can join the challenge by gathering a team of two to six adults and using the Outdoor Adventure Quest app to discover and accomplish unique challenges worth points based on difficulty.

  • 2nd Saturdays in November

    2nd Saturdays in November

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 6:06 PM EST2017-11-07 23:06:45 GMT

    Take the time to stroll down Congress and enjoy 2nd Saturdays this Saturday, Nov. 11.  Downtown will be jumping with people, music, food and activities. 

    Take the time to stroll down Congress and enjoy 2nd Saturdays this Saturday, Nov. 11.  Downtown will be jumping with people, music, food and activities. 

  • ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program kicks off annual campaign in Tucson

    ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program kicks off annual campaign in Tucson

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:05 AM EST2017-11-07 05:05:18 GMT
    (Source: Be a Santa to a Senior Program)(Source: Be a Santa to a Senior Program)

    Holiday time can be a difficult time for some seniors, especially those who are unable to spend it with friends or loved ones.  According to studies, isolated seniors are at a greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and even depression. 

    Holiday time can be a difficult time for some seniors, especially those who are unable to spend it with friends or loved ones.  According to studies, isolated seniors are at a greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and even depression. 

  • Grant funds provide shade for Donaldson Elementary

    Grant funds provide shade for Donaldson Elementary

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:14 PM EST2017-11-06 23:14:00 GMT
    New shade structure for Donaldson Elementary. (Source: Amphitheater Public Schools)New shade structure for Donaldson Elementary. (Source: Amphitheater Public Schools)

    The funds allowed the purchase and installation of a permanent shade structure over the playground.  Donaldson Elementary is just one of several organizations that received a grant this year from the AAD's Shade Structure Program.   

    The funds allowed the purchase and installation of a permanent shade structure over the playground.  Donaldson Elementary is just one of several organizations that received a grant this year from the AAD's Shade Structure Program.   

  • Sierra Vista: Veterans Day holiday closures

    Sierra Vista: Veterans Day holiday closures

    Monday, November 6 2017 5:43 PM EST2017-11-06 22:43:20 GMT

    Most City facilities will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.  

    Most City facilities will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.  

  • Bear sightings spike in southern Arizona; one relocated from neighborhood

    Bear sightings spike in southern Arizona; one relocated from neighborhood

    Friday, November 3 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-11-03 04:31:30 GMT
    Bear spotted getting into the trash. (Source: Tucson News Now)Bear spotted getting into the trash. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Tucson News Now has learned a bear digging through trash in a southern Arizona neighborhood has just been captured and relocated. But folks living in the area say a second bear has also moved in. 

    Tucson News Now has learned a bear digging through trash in a southern Arizona neighborhood has just been captured and relocated. But folks living in the area say a second bear has also moved in. 

  • Artists invited to display their work at the Sierra Vista library

    Artists invited to display their work at the Sierra Vista library

    Thursday, November 2 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-11-03 03:55:34 GMT
    Gallery wall at Sierra Vista library (Source: City of Sierra Vista)Gallery wall at Sierra Vista library (Source: City of Sierra Vista)

    A wide range of artwork can be shown, including drawings, paintings, photography, computer graphics, collages, creative writing, and more. There is no cost and the gallery wall may be booked for one month at a time. 

    A wide range of artwork can be shown, including drawings, paintings, photography, computer graphics, collages, creative writing, and more. There is no cost and the gallery wall may be booked for one month at a time. 

  • Saguaro National Park offers bird walks

    Saguaro National Park offers bird walks

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-11-01 23:35:40 GMT

    These new tours will take place on Sundays in the Tucson Mountain District (West) at 9:45 a.m. and Tuesdays in the Rincon Mountain District (East) at 9 a.m.  

    These new tours will take place on Sundays in the Tucson Mountain District (West) at 9:45 a.m. and Tuesdays in the Rincon Mountain District (East) at 9 a.m.  

  • City of Sierra Vista accepting applications for emergency home repairs

    City of Sierra Vista accepting applications for emergency home repairs

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-10-25 00:13:45 GMT
    (Source: City of Sierra Vista)(Source: City of Sierra Vista)

    “This program is tailored to aid homeowners who are struggling with serious issues with their house and may not have the resources to cover repairs on their own,” Community Development Director Matt McLachlan said in a recent news release.

    “This program is tailored to aid homeowners who are struggling with serious issues with their house and may not have the resources to cover repairs on their own,” Community Development Director Matt McLachlan said in a recent news release.

  • Community tax volunteers needed in Tucson, Green Valley, Oro Valley and Marana

    Community tax volunteers needed in Tucson, Green Valley, Oro Valley and Marana

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-10-24 04:47:37 GMT
    (Source: Buffer/Pablo)(Source: Buffer/Pablo)

    Programs are run by the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, Catholic Community Services, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and the Internal Revenue Service.   

    Programs are run by the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, Catholic Community Services, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and the Internal Revenue Service.   

  • Jack W. Harmon Elementary Veterans Day Assembly

    Jack W. Harmon Elementary Veterans Day Assembly

    Friday, October 20 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-10-20 22:43:23 GMT
    Pictured L to R:  Ruby Schulte, Hayley Tibben, Emmitt Meyer, Kaden Perez, and Victoria Mora (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)Pictured L to R: Ruby Schulte, Hayley Tibben, Emmitt Meyer, Kaden Perez, and Victoria Mora (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Jack W. Harmon Elementary is proud to announce their fourth annual Veterans Day Assembly.

    Jack W. Harmon Elementary is proud to announce their fourth annual Veterans Day Assembly.

  • Salvation Army looking for bell ringers for upcoming Red Kettle season

    Salvation Army looking for bell ringers for upcoming Red Kettle season

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:19:23 GMT
    (Source: Salvation Army)(Source: Salvation Army)

    Right now the Salvation Army of Tucson is looking for "energetic, giving, community-minded volunteers this holiday season to be bell ringers at the Army’s famous Red Kettles."   

    Right now the Salvation Army of Tucson is looking for "energetic, giving, community-minded volunteers this holiday season to be bell ringers at the Army’s famous Red Kettles."   

  • Buena H.S. graduate newest member of U.S. Air Force

    Buena H.S. graduate newest member of U.S. Air Force

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:20:19 GMT
    (Source: United States Air Force)(Source: United States Air Force)

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaitlin M. Diemer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kaitlin M. Diemer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

  • Apply now to reserve SV library meeting rooms in 2018

    Apply now to reserve SV library meeting rooms in 2018

    Thursday, October 5 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-10-06 00:31:13 GMT
    Sierra Vista Public Library (Source: City of Sierra Vista)Sierra Vista Public Library (Source: City of Sierra Vista)

    The Sierra Vista Public Library is now accepting applications from nonprofit groups seeking to reserve one of the library’s meeting rooms in calendar year 2018 by participating in the early signup process.  

    The Sierra Vista Public Library is now accepting applications from nonprofit groups seeking to reserve one of the library’s meeting rooms in calendar year 2018 by participating in the early signup process.  

  • Community donations help fund Tucson's largest mural

    Community donations help fund Tucson's largest mural

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-11-08 04:00:44 GMT
    New mural (Source: Tucson News Now)New mural (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The painting is more than 4,000 square feet in size. It’s painted on the wall of the Epic Rides building on the corner of Stone and 6th. 

    The painting is more than 4,000 square feet in size. It’s painted on the wall of the Epic Rides building on the corner of Stone and 6th. 

  • Two Arizonans graduate USAF basic training

    Two Arizonans graduate USAF basic training

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:17 PM EST2017-11-08 02:17:33 GMT

    Two recent high school graduates Oro Valley and Douglas have recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San-Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, TX.  

    Two recent high school graduates Oro Valley and Douglas have recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San-Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, TX.  

  • Arizonans graduate from USAF basic training

    Arizonans graduate from USAF basic training

    Monday, November 6 2017 11:25 PM EST2017-11-07 04:25:19 GMT

    The following Arizonans have graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.  

    The following Arizonans have graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.  

  • 4-H Teen Ambassadors provide families with valuable nutrition education at Southern Arizona Harvest Festival

    4-H Teen Ambassadors provide families with valuable nutrition education at Southern Arizona Harvest Festival

    Monday, November 6 2017 6:02 PM EST2017-11-06 23:02:00 GMT
    (Far right) Elizabeth Sparks and Natalie Shepp of 4-H of Southern Arizona accept a $60,000 donation from Noemi Bohn and Dr. Health E. Hound of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.(Far right) Elizabeth Sparks and Natalie Shepp of 4-H of Southern Arizona accept a $60,000 donation from Noemi Bohn and Dr. Health E. Hound of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

    The 4-H Food Smart Families program, sponsored locally by UnitedHealthcare through a $60,000 donation, is addressing hunger and food insecurity in Tucson by promoting food budgeting and nutrition education.

    The 4-H Food Smart Families program, sponsored locally by UnitedHealthcare through a $60,000 donation, is addressing hunger and food insecurity in Tucson by promoting food budgeting and nutrition education.

  • TPD retires EOD K9 'JR'

    TPD retires EOD K9 'JR'

    Monday, November 6 2017 2:34 PM EST2017-11-06 19:34:15 GMT
    JR, retired EOD K9 (Source: Tucson Police Department)JR, retired EOD K9 (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    After ten years of faithful service, Tucson Police Department Explosives Ordinance Detection K9 "JR" has retired. JR, a black Labrador Retriever was born in Sept. 2005, he started out in a Duck Hunting Retrieval Program in California, and then went to an Explosive Detection K9 School in Wisconsin.

    After ten years of faithful service, Tucson Police Department Explosives Ordinance Detection K9 "JR" has retired. JR, a black Labrador Retriever was born in Sept. 2005, he started out in a Duck Hunting Retrieval Program in California, and then went to an Explosive Detection K9 School in Wisconsin.

  • Combs High School celebrates veterans

    Combs High School celebrates veterans

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-11-04 00:37:54 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    As our nation celebrates the month of November as a celebration to service, Combs High School is proud of our six veterans who serve as teachers, an administrator and our facilities director. 

    As our nation celebrates the month of November as a celebration to service, Combs High School is proud of our six veterans who serve as teachers, an administrator and our facilities director. 

  • Pozo Nuevo Road to close periodically for road maintenance

    Pozo Nuevo Road to close periodically for road maintenance

    Thursday, November 2 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-11-03 00:45:40 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media Image)(Source: Raycom Media Image)

    Road closure is scheduled to occur on Monday through Thursday and open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Please obey all road closure signs during the scheduled maintenance periods.  

    Road closure is scheduled to occur on Monday through Thursday and open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Please obey all road closure signs during the scheduled maintenance periods.  

  • Stephanie Krueger new Operations Manager for SASO

    Stephanie Krueger new Operations Manager for SASO

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-10-31 22:32:05 GMT
    Stephanie Krueger new Operations Manager for SASO. (Source: Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra)Stephanie Krueger new Operations Manager for SASO. (Source: Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra)

    Stephanie Krueger comes to SASO from Wisconsin where she served on the board of directors of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra. Previously she worked as orchestra manager for Symphony in the Valley, a community orchestra serving the Roaring Fork Valley in western Colorado. 

    Stephanie Krueger comes to SASO from Wisconsin where she served on the board of directors of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra. Previously she worked as orchestra manager for Symphony in the Valley, a community orchestra serving the Roaring Fork Valley in western Colorado. 

  • El Rio Health names new Director of Operations

    El Rio Health names new Director of Operations

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-10-31 22:27:24 GMT
    Dr. Joshua Carzoli, new Director of Operations (Source: El Rio Health)Dr. Joshua Carzoli, new Director of Operations (Source: El Rio Health)

    Dr. Carzoli is an Arizona native and has lived in Tucson for 15 years.  He began volunteering as an intern in the El Rio pharmacies in 2003, until graduating from the University of Arizona - College of Pharmacy with his Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2010. 

    Dr. Carzoli is an Arizona native and has lived in Tucson for 15 years.  He began volunteering as an intern in the El Rio pharmacies in 2003, until graduating from the University of Arizona - College of Pharmacy with his Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2010. 

  • Sierra Vista looking for volunteers to serve on citizen commissions

    Sierra Vista looking for volunteers to serve on citizen commissions

    Friday, October 27 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-10-28 02:07:54 GMT

    Residents in and around Sierra Vista are invited to serve on one of more than a dozen citizen boards or commissions that help the City Council. 

    Residents in and around Sierra Vista are invited to serve on one of more than a dozen citizen boards or commissions that help the City Council. 

  • SVPD offering fingerprinting services for employers, new hires

    SVPD offering fingerprinting services for employers, new hires

    Friday, October 27 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-10-28 02:02:35 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)

    Many employment opportunities require new hires to obtain an active fingerprint clearance card and the Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind citizens that it offers a fingerprinting service on weekdays. 

    Many employment opportunities require new hires to obtain an active fingerprint clearance card and the Sierra Vista Police Department would like to remind citizens that it offers a fingerprinting service on weekdays. 

  • AZGFD asking hunters to save those tracking collars

    AZGFD asking hunters to save those tracking collars

    Friday, October 27 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-10-28 01:05:27 GMT

    According to AZ Game and Fish Department it is legal to harvest an animal that has a tracking collar, officials ask that hunter do not cut, damage, or otherwise destroy any portion of the collar. 

    According to AZ Game and Fish Department it is legal to harvest an animal that has a tracking collar, officials ask that hunter do not cut, damage, or otherwise destroy any portion of the collar. 

  • First Rocks using Math Expressions!

    First Rocks using Math Expressions!

    Friday, October 27 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-10-27 23:36:08 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Ranch Elementary first grade is doing some pretty awesome things in math - from counting on to creating and solving addition and subtraction story problems.  

    Ranch Elementary first grade is doing some pretty awesome things in math - from counting on to creating and solving addition and subtraction story problems.  

  • Cienega H.S. graduate completes USAF basic training

    Cienega H.S. graduate completes USAF basic training

    Friday, October 27 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-10-27 04:17:46 GMT
    U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jason A. Ayala. (Source: Joint Hometown News Service)U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jason A. Ayala. (Source: Joint Hometown News Service)

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.  

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.  

  • Tanque Verde H.S. graduates from Air Force basic training

    Tanque Verde H.S. graduates from Air Force basic training

    Friday, October 27 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-10-27 04:14:45 GMT
    (Source: United States Air Force)(Source: United States Air Force)

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Taylor R. Paulsen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Taylor R. Paulsen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

  • Tucson announces new bike share program: TUGO

    Tucson announces new bike share program: TUGO

    Thursday, October 26 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-10-27 01:35:20 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Starting next week, 36 rental stations will begin to go in around the downtown and university area. 330 bikes will be available for the public to use. 

    Starting next week, 36 rental stations will begin to go in around the downtown and university area. 330 bikes will be available for the public to use. 

  • Cochise County appoints a new Public Information Officer

    Cochise County appoints a new Public Information Officer

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-10-25 23:25:55 GMT
    Amanda Baillie, the new PIO for Cochise County. (Source: Cochise County)Amanda Baillie, the new PIO for Cochise County. (Source: Cochise County)

    Former freelance journalist Amanda Baillie has been appointed as the new Public Information Officer for Cochise County, replacing Lisa Marra, who is now the County Elections Director. 

    Former freelance journalist Amanda Baillie has been appointed as the new Public Information Officer for Cochise County, replacing Lisa Marra, who is now the County Elections Director. 

  • Tucson Sector BP Agents return from assisting in Puerto Rico

    Tucson Sector BP Agents return from assisting in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-10-25 23:09:55 GMT
    Tucson Sector BP Agents back home after helping in Puerto Rico. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)Tucson Sector BP Agents back home after helping in Puerto Rico. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    The agents, part of the Mobile Response Team and Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC), performed enforcement support missions with local police and provided humanitarian assistance.

    The agents, part of the Mobile Response Team and Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC), performed enforcement support missions with local police and provided humanitarian assistance.

  • Winner of TEP's Powerful Choice Challenge: Community Food Bank

    Winner of TEP's Powerful Choice Challenge: Community Food Bank

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-10-25 23:00:03 GMT
    Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (Source: Tucson Electric Power)Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (Source: Tucson Electric Power)

    The nonprofit earned a charitable donation of $125,000, to celebrate TEP's 125 years of service to the community.  

    The nonprofit earned a charitable donation of $125,000, to celebrate TEP's 125 years of service to the community.  

  • Pima County warning residents jury duty scammers getting more aggressive

    Pima County warning residents jury duty scammers getting more aggressive

    Monday, October 23 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-10-24 01:13:53 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, or representative of the court has been calling residents in Pima County, telling them they are being contacted due to a "failure to appear" for jury duty.   

    Someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, or representative of the court has been calling residents in Pima County, telling them they are being contacted due to a "failure to appear" for jury duty.   

  • Prop 101 allows TFD to purchase 98 new sets of turnout gear

    Prop 101 allows TFD to purchase 98 new sets of turnout gear

    Monday, October 23 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-10-23 23:34:38 GMT
    New turnout gear for Tucson Fire crews. (Source: Tucson News Now)New turnout gear for Tucson Fire crews. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Five months ago, voters approved Prop 101. It was a half-cent sales tax increase aimed at funding public safety and road improvements. Tucson Fire Department is just now seeing what some of that money can buy. 

    Five months ago, voters approved Prop 101. It was a half-cent sales tax increase aimed at funding public safety and road improvements. Tucson Fire Department is just now seeing what some of that money can buy. 

  • Casino Del Sol golf tournament raises money for local nonprofits

    Casino Del Sol golf tournament raises money for local nonprofits

    Friday, October 20 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-10-20 22:17:43 GMT
    $35,000 for Homicide Survivors (Source: Casino Del Sol)$35,000 for Homicide Survivors (Source: Casino Del Sol)

    “The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol are proud to continue this tradition with our third annual Charity Golf Tournament,” said CEO of Casino Del Sol, Kimberly Van Amburg.

    “The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol are proud to continue this tradition with our third annual Charity Golf Tournament,” said CEO of Casino Del Sol, Kimberly Van Amburg.

  • Annual return of Sandhill Cranes begins in Cochise County

    Annual return of Sandhill Cranes begins in Cochise County

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:51:20 GMT
    Sandhill cranes at and over Whitewater Draw. (Source: Tim Snow/AZ Game and Fish Department)Sandhill cranes at and over Whitewater Draw. (Source: Tim Snow/AZ Game and Fish Department)

    Sandhill cranes returning to the Sulphur Springs Valley in Cochise County, with the first birds arriving at the Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area earlier in October.  

    Sandhill cranes returning to the Sulphur Springs Valley in Cochise County, with the first birds arriving at the Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area earlier in October.  

  • Black-tailed Prairie Dogs released near Sonoita

    Black-tailed Prairie Dogs released near Sonoita

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-10-13 23:37:40 GMT
    Prairie dogs waiting to be released at Sands Ranch (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)Prairie dogs waiting to be released at Sands Ranch (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)

    This is the first time this has been done since 2010 and the first ever done outside of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, which has a population of more than 200 prairie dogs. 

    This is the first time this has been done since 2010 and the first ever done outside of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, which has a population of more than 200 prairie dogs. 

  • Bear sighting, warning in Santa Cruz County

    Bear sighting, warning in Santa Cruz County

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:17:41 GMT
    Bear spotted in Rio Rico area. (Source: Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office)Bear spotted in Rio Rico area. (Source: Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office)

    The first sighting was reported in Calle Tecolote, a second at West Frontage Road north of Calle Tecolote, and a third sighting near Via Orquidia and Calle Tecolote.  

    The first sighting was reported in Calle Tecolote, a second at West Frontage Road north of Calle Tecolote, and a third sighting near Via Orquidia and Calle Tecolote.  

  • Trico Electric, CoBank gives $10,000 to MUSD

    Trico Electric, CoBank gives $10,000 to MUSD

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:44:20 GMT

    Trico gave MUSD $5,000 in POWER Grant funds earlier in the year and CoBank recently matched that amount. The funds will be used to support the POWER Pack program, which provides backpacks of food for the weekend for children in need.  

    Trico gave MUSD $5,000 in POWER Grant funds earlier in the year and CoBank recently matched that amount. The funds will be used to support the POWER Pack program, which provides backpacks of food for the weekend for children in need.  

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    Missing vulnerable adult in Phoenix found safe

    Missing vulnerable adult in Phoenix found safe

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:24 AM EST2017-11-19 16:24:48 GMT
    Carmelita Solis (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)Carmelita Solis (Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety)

    UPDATE: As of 9:21 a.m. Sunday-- Carmelita Barreras Solis, 68, has been located safe in the area of 1600 E. Indian School Road, officials from the Phoenix Police Department said. She has been reunited with her family.

    UPDATE: As of 9:21 a.m. Sunday-- Carmelita Barreras Solis, 68, has been located safe in the area of 1600 E. Indian School Road, officials from the Phoenix Police Department said. She has been reunited with her family.

  • Steve Bannon accepts award, draws protest in Tucson

    Steve Bannon accepts award, draws protest in Tucson

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:17 PM EST2017-11-19 04:17:02 GMT
    Bannon accepted the award Saturday night from the Brian Terry Foundation (Source: Tucson News Now).Bannon accepted the award Saturday night from the Brian Terry Foundation (Source: Tucson News Now).

    A former member of President Trump’s Administration, Steve Bannon, was in Tucson on Saturday night to receive an award. But many Tucsonans stood in opposition to Bannon’s visit because of his views and ties to Breitbart News, a conservative network. Steve Bannon was the keynote speaker at the Brian Terry Foundation Courage Awards and Benefit Dinner at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort.

    A former member of President Trump’s Administration, Steve Bannon, was in Tucson on Saturday night to receive an award. But many Tucsonans stood in opposition to Bannon’s visit because of his views and ties to Breitbart News, a conservative network.

  • BEAR DOWN: Oregon too much for Wildcats in 48-28 loss

    BEAR DOWN: Oregon too much for Wildcats in 48-28 loss

    Saturday, November 18 2017 10:35 PM EST2017-11-19 03:35:58 GMT

    The Ducks rolled up 588 yards in beating the Wildcats by 20 points.

    The Ducks rolled up 588 yards in beating the Wildcats by 20 points.

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