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  • All you need to know before attending the Tucson Rodeo

    All you need to know before attending the Tucson Rodeo

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-02-24 00:53:51 GMT
    (Source: La Fiesta de los Vaqueros)(Source: La Fiesta de los Vaqueros)

    Tucson is gearing up for La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, one of the top 25 rodeos on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) calendar.  Gates open at 11 a.m. each day with rodeo action beginning at 12:30 p.m. 

    Tucson is gearing up for La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, one of the top 25 rodeos on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) calendar.  Gates open at 11 a.m. each day with rodeo action beginning at 12:30 p.m. 

  • History comes alive during the 38th Annual Fort Lowell Day

    History comes alive during the 38th Annual Fort Lowell Day

    Thursday, January 11 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-01-11 23:50:16 GMT
    Calvary at San Pedro Cathedral (Source: Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association)Calvary at San Pedro Cathedral (Source: Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association)
    (Source: Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association)(Source: Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association)

    The day includes a wide variety of free activities and displays where visitors can learn about this hidden corner of Tucson's past. People of many cultures have lived in the neighborhood for well over a thousand years. 

    The day includes a wide variety of free activities and displays where visitors can learn about this hidden corner of Tucson's past. People of many cultures have lived in the neighborhood for well over a thousand years. 

  • Volunteers to plant trees at Marana Vets Cemetery

    Volunteers to plant trees at Marana Vets Cemetery

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-02-22 22:50:00 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)

    The volunteers will be from five Rotary clubs in Marana, Oro Valley, and Saddlebrooke. They will be joining staff from Trees for Tucson, Bonnie Dudelston, Cemetery Administrator for the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services, and Stacey Fox, 2017-2018 Rotary District 5500 Assistant Governor for Region 6. 

    The volunteers will be from five Rotary clubs in Marana, Oro Valley, and Saddlebrooke. They will be joining staff from Trees for Tucson, Bonnie Dudelston, Cemetery Administrator for the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services, and Stacey Fox, 2017-2018 Rotary District 5500 Assistant Governor for Region 6. 

  • Busy weekend of events for Kino Sports Complex

    Busy weekend of events for Kino Sports Complex

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:16 PM EST2018-02-22 22:16:24 GMT
    (Source: Kino Sports Complex)(Source: Kino Sports Complex)
    (Source: Kino Sports Complex)(Source: Kino Sports Complex)

    There will be two baseball events happening at the complex, as well as the Mobile Mini Sun Cup soccer tournament championships at the North Complex.  

    There will be two baseball events happening at the complex, as well as the Mobile Mini Sun Cup soccer tournament championships at the North Complex.  

  • Know before you go to the 2018 Tucson Rodeo parade

    Know before you go to the 2018 Tucson Rodeo parade

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:17 AM EST2018-02-22 13:17:56 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The 93rd annual Tucson Rodeo Parade is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22.  Each year over 200,000 people line the route to watch the country's longest non-mechanized parade.  

    The 93rd annual Tucson Rodeo Parade is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22.  Each year over 200,000 people line the route to watch the country's longest non-mechanized parade.  

  • Last-minute preparations underway for Tucson Rodeo parade

    Last-minute preparations underway for Tucson Rodeo parade

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-02-22 12:38:00 GMT

    Dozens of people spent Wednesday afternoon putting the finishing touches on their wagons for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade. There are a total of 81 wagons in this year's parade. Close to 2,400 people and 560 horses will be walking in the parade as well. 

    Dozens of people spent Wednesday afternoon putting the finishing touches on their wagons for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade. There are a total of 81 wagons in this year's parade. Close to 2,400 people and 560 horses will be walking in the parade as well. 

  • Pet Pals: Meet Zeus!

    Pet Pals: Meet Zeus!

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-02-22 05:19:30 GMT
    Pet Pals: Zeus (Source: Tucson News Now)Pet Pals: Zeus (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Today's pal is Zeus, who is looking for his forever family!  Zeus (853556) is a 3-year-old mellow boy, he was an owner release from Jan. 6. According to HSSA he has never experienced a life indoors. 

    Today's pal is Zeus, who is looking for his forever family!  Zeus (853556) is a 3-year-old mellow boy, he was an owner release from Jan. 6. According to HSSA he has never experienced a life indoors. 

  • Simonton Elementary students sample new cafeteria food

    Simonton Elementary students sample new cafeteria food

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-02-22 01:07:36 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Students loved the new items! 

    Students loved the new items! 

  • UPDATE: Santa Cruz officials delay decision on Sonoita justice court

    UPDATE: Santa Cruz officials delay decision on Sonoita justice court

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:42 PM EST2018-02-21 23:42:41 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Santa Cruz County Manager Jennifer St. John is proposing to close the justice court in Sonoita as a cost-cutting measure.

    Santa Cruz County Manager Jennifer St. John is proposing to close the justice court in Sonoita as a cost-cutting measure.

  • Traffic restriction at Saguaro National Park East during construction project

    Traffic restriction at Saguaro National Park East during construction project

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-02-21 23:23:10 GMT

    According to a news release from Saguaro National Park work began Tuesday, Feb. 20 and during all phases of construction, which should take approximately three weeks, travel will be down to a single lane. 

    According to a news release from Saguaro National Park work began Tuesday, Feb. 20 and during all phases of construction, which should take approximately three weeks, travel will be down to a single lane. 

  • 2018 Cochise County Spelling Bee

    2018 Cochise County Spelling Bee

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:10 PM EST2018-02-21 23:10:54 GMT
    (Source: Cochise County)(Source: Cochise County)

    The region’s top spellers will gather on Saturday, Feb 24 to compete in the 2018 Cochise County Spelling Bee. Following preliminary rounds 32 students, representing their respective schools, will take to the stage at Bisbee High School.

    The region’s top spellers will gather on Saturday, Feb 24 to compete in the 2018 Cochise County Spelling Bee. Following preliminary rounds 32 students, representing their respective schools, will take to the stage at Bisbee High School.

  • Planning & Zoning Commission in Cochise County clears the way for economic development

    Planning & Zoning Commission in Cochise County clears the way for economic development

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:03 PM EST2018-02-21 23:03:12 GMT

    A vacant residential property once deemed an eyesore will now be used as a commercial truck terminal, following approval by the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission. The 11.87-acre parcel located at E. Merritt Avenue, in an unincorporated area of Douglas, will act as a storage area for trucks crossing the international border. 

    A vacant residential property once deemed an eyesore will now be used as a commercial truck terminal, following approval by the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission. The 11.87-acre parcel located at E. Merritt Avenue, in an unincorporated area of Douglas, will act as a storage area for trucks crossing the international border. 

  • PACC chosen to participate in life-saving Cat Pawsitive Pro Program

    PACC chosen to participate in life-saving Cat Pawsitive Pro Program

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:28 PM EST2018-02-21 22:28:36 GMT
    (Source: Pima Animal Care Center)(Source: Pima Animal Care Center)

    Supported by the Petco Foundation, this innovative training program for shelter cats aims to increase feline adoption rates as well as educate the shelter staff and volunteers on how to implement it. 

    Supported by the Petco Foundation, this innovative training program for shelter cats aims to increase feline adoption rates as well as educate the shelter staff and volunteers on how to implement it. 

  • Cochise County to provide improved access for voters

    Cochise County to provide improved access for voters

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-02-21 04:46:50 GMT

    Lisa Marra, Elections Director, said moving the center from the First Baptist Church of Bisbee, located on State Hwy. 92, to the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room at nearby Melody Lane, will provide more parking and staff availability to assist voters.

    Lisa Marra, Elections Director, said moving the center from the First Baptist Church of Bisbee, located on State Hwy. 92, to the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room at nearby Melody Lane, will provide more parking and staff availability to assist voters.

  • Tucson Border Patrol Station holds second ‘Coffee with a Cop’

    Tucson Border Patrol Station holds second ‘Coffee with a Cop’

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-02-20 23:50:12 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Sector Public Affairs)(Source: Tucson Sector Public Affairs)

    The Tucson Border Patrol Station, Marana Police Department, and Pima County Sheriff’s Department are inviting community members to join them for the next "Coffee with a Cop" event on March 2, 2018.  

    The Tucson Border Patrol Station, Marana Police Department, and Pima County Sheriff’s Department are inviting community members to join them for the next "Coffee with a Cop" event on March 2, 2018.  

  • Purple Hearts Park in Sierra Vista gets playground repairs

    Purple Hearts Park in Sierra Vista gets playground repairs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-02-20 23:25:17 GMT
    Much needed improvements, repairs to Purple Hearts Park in Sierra Vista (Source: City of Sierra Vista)Much needed improvements, repairs to Purple Hearts Park in Sierra Vista (Source: City of Sierra Vista)

    The park underwent several necessary repairs last week, including making the structure a safer play area for kids. 

    The park underwent several necessary repairs last week, including making the structure a safer play area for kids. 

  • Southern Arizona Girl Scouts celebrating National Cookie weekend

    Southern Arizona Girl Scouts celebrating National Cookie weekend

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:22 PM EST2018-02-20 23:22:50 GMT
    (Source: Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona)(Source: Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona)

    Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona will join other Girl Scout councils across the country to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018, celebrating all the fun, learning, and excitement Girl Scouts have experienced selling cookies for more than 100 years.  

    Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona will join other Girl Scout councils across the country to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018, celebrating all the fun, learning, and excitement Girl Scouts have experienced selling cookies for more than 100 years.  

  • D-M to host 2018 Heritage Flight Training, Certification Course

    D-M to host 2018 Heritage Flight Training, Certification Course

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:47 PM EST2018-02-20 22:47:52 GMT
    Heritage Flight Training 2017 (Source: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base)Heritage Flight Training 2017 (Source: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base)

    Once again Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is hosting the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course (HFTCC) for 2018. Heritage Flight training involves historic military aircraft with civilian pilots and current fighter aircraft with Air Force pilots, practicing flying in formation together. 

    Once again Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is hosting the Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course (HFTCC) for 2018. Heritage Flight training involves historic military aircraft with civilian pilots and current fighter aircraft with Air Force pilots, practicing flying in formation together. 

  • Tucson Red Cross volunteer to help victims in Florida

    Tucson Red Cross volunteer to help victims in Florida

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:44 PM EST2018-02-20 17:44:18 GMT

    Bob Porter is scheduled to spend 10 days in Florida providing support to shooting victims and their families.

    Bob Porter is scheduled to spend 10 days in Florida providing support to shooting victims and their families.

  • Upgrades for Oracle State Park included in Gov. budget plan

    Upgrades for Oracle State Park included in Gov. budget plan

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-02-20 00:50:57 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    It's pristine, public land. 4,000 acres sit north of Tucson for anyone who wants to enjoy the environment. Oracle State Park is open, just not all the time, for out-of-town visitors. 

    It's pristine, public land. 4,000 acres sit north of Tucson for anyone who wants to enjoy the environment. Oracle State Park is open, just not all the time, for out-of-town visitors. 

  • Cochise County agencies unite to fight opioid addiction

    Cochise County agencies unite to fight opioid addiction

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:41 PM EST2018-02-19 23:41:54 GMT

    The Cochise Addiction and Recovery Partnership (CARP) was formed to take a more comprehensive approach to what has become a nationally recognized problem – opioid addiction. Area agencies have come together with the goal of identifying and improving local services, and to better understand the recovery journey. 

    The Cochise Addiction and Recovery Partnership (CARP) was formed to take a more comprehensive approach to what has become a nationally recognized problem – opioid addiction. Area agencies have come together with the goal of identifying and improving local services, and to better understand the recovery journey. 

  • Miniature Western Town at the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum

    Miniature Western Town at the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-02-19 23:12:19 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Between now and early April, the public can see all the antique carriages used in the historic parade at the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum at the Rodeo Grounds. However, there is also a unique and small display there that is sure to capture the imagination - a miniature town that helps bring the old west to life for visitors.  

    Between now and early April, the public can see all the antique carriages used in the historic parade at the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum at the Rodeo Grounds. However, there is also a unique and small display there that is sure to capture the imagination - a miniature town that helps bring the old west to life for visitors.  

  • State lawmakers urge Congress to act on Nogales sewage issue

    State lawmakers urge Congress to act on Nogales sewage issue

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-02-19 17:35:49 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    The legislation would help the city of Nogales avoid paying millions of dollars to repair or replace a problematic sewage line.

    The legislation would help the city of Nogales avoid paying millions of dollars to repair or replace a problematic sewage line.

  • Group beautifies Tucson while providing jobs to people with disabilities

    Group beautifies Tucson while providing jobs to people with disabilities

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-02-19 12:53:36 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Making Tucson beautiful, one plant at a time is just one of the goals of the nonprofit group, Desert Survivors. The other goal is to give meaningful employment to people with disabilities.

    Making Tucson beautiful, one plant at a time is just one of the goals of the nonprofit group, Desert Survivors. The other goal is to give meaningful employment to people with disabilities.

  • Sun Tran's new Ride Guide effective Feb. 18

    Sun Tran's new Ride Guide effective Feb. 18

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:41 PM EST2018-02-17 03:41:57 GMT
    (Source: Sun Tran)(Source: Sun Tran)

    New passengers can use the Ride Guide as a resource for learning how to ride, how to pay fares, and where to buy SunGO Cards. Riders will also find information about eligibility for economy fare, Park & Ride locations, regional transit options, and accessible services.   

    New passengers can use the Ride Guide as a resource for learning how to ride, how to pay fares, and where to buy SunGO Cards. Riders will also find information about eligibility for economy fare, Park & Ride locations, regional transit options, and accessible services.   

  • ADOT: Buying a vehicle? Beware of potential fraud, Export Only stamp

    ADOT: Buying a vehicle? Beware of potential fraud, Export Only stamp

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-02-17 00:09:40 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division)(Source: Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division)

    "The best defense is to do your research," said Ralene Whitmer, MVD Title and Registration Specialist in a recent ADOT news release. "This is especially true for people buying vehicles from individuals. The possibility for fraud exists and it’s wise for every consumer to thoroughly look into a vehicle’s history."

    "The best defense is to do your research," said Ralene Whitmer, MVD Title and Registration Specialist in a recent ADOT news release. "This is especially true for people buying vehicles from individuals. The possibility for fraud exists and it’s wise for every consumer to thoroughly look into a vehicle’s history."

  • Young Tucson girl finding fascination in Holocaust survivor, victim

    Young Tucson girl finding fascination in Holocaust survivor, victim

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:47 PM EST2018-02-16 23:47:12 GMT
    Photos of Ann Frank and family gathered by Odett Grijlava. (Source: Tucson News Now)Photos of Ann Frank and family gathered by Odett Grijlava. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    "She's my age. I'm her age. We both have some struggles in life. We both have the same personality. She was outgoing and a happy girl. I am too. We both always find the happy things in the saddest times," Odett said.

    "She's my age. I'm her age. We both have some struggles in life. We both have the same personality. She was outgoing and a happy girl. I am too. We both always find the happy things in the saddest times," Odett said.

  • J.O. Combs Unified School District Student of the Month Recognition

    J.O. Combs Unified School District Student of the Month Recognition

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-02-16 01:10:07 GMT
    Student of the month for February (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District )Student of the month for February (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District )

    The J.O. Combs Unified School District continues to partner with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program, which recognizes one student every month from each of the district's schools. 

    The J.O. Combs Unified School District continues to partner with Banner Ironwood in a Student of the Month program, which recognizes one student every month from each of the district's schools. 

  • Cochise County renews agreement for immunization services

    Cochise County renews agreement for immunization services

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:02 PM EST2018-02-15 22:02:55 GMT

    Children and adults who are not adequately covered by health insurance will continue to receive vaccinations thanks to state funds provided to Cochise County. 

    Children and adults who are not adequately covered by health insurance will continue to receive vaccinations thanks to state funds provided to Cochise County. 

  • Coronado National Forest to waive fees in honor of Presidents Day

    Coronado National Forest to waive fees in honor of Presidents Day

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:38 PM EST2018-02-15 04:38:48 GMT

    The U.S. Forest Service, including the Coronado National Forest will waive fees at most day-use recreation sites on Feb. 19, in honor of Presidents Day. Day. 

    The U.S. Forest Service, including the Coronado National Forest will waive fees at most day-use recreation sites on Feb. 19, in honor of Presidents Day. Day. 

  • Pima Vocational High School, Las Artes accepting students for March sessions

    Pima Vocational High School, Las Artes accepting students for March sessions

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-02-15 02:04:46 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Two Pima County programs that assist at-risk students in graduating high school are accepting applications for entry into sessions starting in March. 

    Two Pima County programs that assist at-risk students in graduating high school are accepting applications for entry into sessions starting in March. 

  • CCSO: Tax season brings more scams

    CCSO: Tax season brings more scams

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-15 01:28:35 GMT

    The most recent caller advised that someone left a message on her voice mail that advised "the IRS is looking into your finances and you need to call 206-736-6885 immediately". Attempts to contact this number by law enforcement results in a recorded message stating no one is available and then disconnects. 

    The most recent caller advised that someone left a message on her voice mail that advised "the IRS is looking into your finances and you need to call 206-736-6885 immediately". Attempts to contact this number by law enforcement results in a recorded message stating no one is available and then disconnects. 

  • Pima County Summer Youth Employment Program now accepting applications

    Pima County Summer Youth Employment Program now accepting applications

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:21 PM EST2018-02-14 22:21:57 GMT
    (Source: Pima County)(Source: Pima County)

    Pima County's Summer Youth Employment Program is accepting applications for 2018. The program is open to youth ages 14 to 21 years old who want to work this summer. 

    Pima County's Summer Youth Employment Program is accepting applications for 2018. The program is open to youth ages 14 to 21 years old who want to work this summer. 

  • Future of Sonoita courthouse topic of meeting

    Future of Sonoita courthouse topic of meeting

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:31 PM EST2018-02-14 01:31:34 GMT

    The Santa Cruz County Manager, Jennifer St. John, is proposing to close the Justice Court in Sonoita as a cost-cutting measure.

    The Santa Cruz County Manager, Jennifer St. John, is proposing to close the Justice Court in Sonoita as a cost-cutting measure.

  • Tombstone hosting Wild West Days - a salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces

    Tombstone hosting Wild West Days - a salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces

    Monday, February 12 2018 11:15 PM EST2018-02-13 04:15:16 GMT

    The event takes place Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 and is sponsored by the Wild West Detachment Marine Corps League and the Merchants of the City of Tombstone. 

    The event takes place Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 and is sponsored by the Wild West Detachment Marine Corps League and the Merchants of the City of Tombstone. 

  • Arizonans graduate from U.S. Air Force basic training

    Arizonans graduate from U.S. Air Force basic training

    Monday, February 12 2018 10:51 PM EST2018-02-13 03:51:44 GMT

    Four Arizonans have recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  

    Four Arizonans have recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  

  • Ranch Elementary students improve reading skills

    Ranch Elementary students improve reading skills

    Monday, February 12 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-02-13 01:33:32 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    This system of instruction was designed for elementary through twelfth grade students, as well as adults, who struggle with the sounds and structure of words. Through this system, students are learning word construction rules as well as developing their listening and reading comprehension skills. 

    This system of instruction was designed for elementary through twelfth grade students, as well as adults, who struggle with the sounds and structure of words. Through this system, students are learning word construction rules as well as developing their listening and reading comprehension skills. 

  • PDEQ to host meetings for public comment on TEP permit

    PDEQ to host meetings for public comment on TEP permit

    Monday, February 12 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-13 00:38:39 GMT

    The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) will be holding two meetings to obtain public comments on a proposed major modification to the existing Air Quality Permit #1052 for Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Irvington/H.Wilson Sundt Generating Station.

    The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) will be holding two meetings to obtain public comments on a proposed major modification to the existing Air Quality Permit #1052 for Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Irvington/H.Wilson Sundt Generating Station.

  • Canyon del Oro academic decathlon team tops regional tournament with record performance

    Canyon del Oro academic decathlon team tops regional tournament with record performance

    Monday, February 12 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-12 16:17:39 GMT
    CDO team: Javier Lopez, Michael Cox, Kailee Savage,  Zachariah Hobby, Piper Gray, Allienna Nezelek, Carter Hollings, Isabell Gray, Jessica Sheldon, Chris Yetman, advisor. (Source: Amphitheater Public Schools)CDO team: Javier Lopez, Michael Cox, Kailee Savage, Zachariah Hobby, Piper Gray, Allienna Nezelek, Carter Hollings, Isabell Gray, Jessica Sheldon, Chris Yetman, advisor. (Source: Amphitheater Public Schools)

    Led by a record-setting effort by Piper Gray, the Canyon del Oro High School (CDO) Academic Decathlon team won their 17th consecutive regional championship on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Mountain View High School. 

    Led by a record-setting effort by Piper Gray, the Canyon del Oro High School (CDO) Academic Decathlon team won their 17th consecutive regional championship on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Mountain View High School. 

  • Tucson hosts Night to Shine event

    Tucson hosts Night to Shine event

    Saturday, February 10 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-02-10 05:05:31 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Night to Shine is a night to celebrate people who have special needs (ages 14 and up).  Friday, Feb. 9 was Tucson's Night to Shine event.

    Night to Shine is a night to celebrate people who have special needs (ages 14 and up).  Friday, Feb. 9 was Tucson's Night to Shine event.

  • Rillito opens its 75th racing season amid dreams for the future

    Rillito opens its 75th racing season amid dreams for the future

    Friday, February 9 2018 8:46 PM EST2018-02-10 01:46:32 GMT

    The bumpy road which had the track competing with soccer for the limited space, has been put to bed until 2021 giving it some breathing room. Soccer will get a new tournament site, which is in the design phase, on Tucson's South side at Kino Sports Park. 

    The bumpy road which had the track competing with soccer for the limited space, has been put to bed until 2021 giving it some breathing room. Soccer will get a new tournament site, which is in the design phase, on Tucson's South side at Kino Sports Park. 

  • Cochise County embraces cutting edge drone technology

    Cochise County embraces cutting edge drone technology

    Thursday, February 8 2018 10:53 PM EST2018-02-09 03:53:18 GMT
    Don Wirthlin, Cochise College’s Unmanned Aerial Systems instructor, teaches Cochise County Civil Engineer Brad Simmons and Land Surveyor Dan Eichelberger how to fly a drone. (Source: Cochise County)Don Wirthlin, Cochise College’s Unmanned Aerial Systems instructor, teaches Cochise County Civil Engineer Brad Simmons and Land Surveyor Dan Eichelberger how to fly a drone. (Source: Cochise County)

    Cutting edge technology utilized by Cochise County will help speed up major planning projects and save taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. Members of the Highway & Floodplain Department have begun flying a drone to help with mapping and topography tasks that previously had to be done manually. 

    Cutting edge technology utilized by Cochise County will help speed up major planning projects and save taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. Members of the Highway & Floodplain Department have begun flying a drone to help with mapping and topography tasks that previously had to be done manually. 

  • Volunteers needed in Cochise County to help abused and neglected children

    Volunteers needed in Cochise County to help abused and neglected children

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:43 PM EST2018-02-08 23:43:13 GMT
    (Source: Cochise County)(Source: Cochise County)

    Local community members are being asked to step up and represent the best interests of the 220 children who are currently in the child welfare system, and awaiting court proceedings to determine their future. 

    Local community members are being asked to step up and represent the best interests of the 220 children who are currently in the child welfare system, and awaiting court proceedings to determine their future. 

  • Cochise County Community Health Improvement Plan progresses

    Cochise County Community Health Improvement Plan progresses

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:24 PM EST2018-02-08 23:24:52 GMT

    The five-year initiative, the result of a Community Health Assessment carried out by Cochise County Health & Social Services (CCHSS), aims to address three priority areas identified by the public. 

    The five-year initiative, the result of a Community Health Assessment carried out by Cochise County Health & Social Services (CCHSS), aims to address three priority areas identified by the public. 

  • Oro Valley, Marana partner to host MOVE Across 2 Ranges

    Oro Valley, Marana partner to host MOVE Across 2 Ranges

    Thursday, February 8 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-02-08 23:19:38 GMT
    (Source: Town of Marana, Town of Oro Valley)(Source: Town of Marana, Town of Oro Valley)

    Calling all hikers - the Town of Oro Valley and Town of Marana are once again partnering to host the 7th annual MOVE Across 2 Ranges hiking challenge. 

    Calling all hikers - the Town of Oro Valley and Town of Marana are once again partnering to host the 7th annual MOVE Across 2 Ranges hiking challenge. 

  • Tucson Sector Director wins Bronze in Senior Olympics

    Tucson Sector Director wins Bronze in Senior Olympics

    Thursday, February 8 2018 5:58 PM EST2018-02-08 22:58:05 GMT
    Andrea Foster, director for Personnel and Finance wins bronze for powerlifting. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)Andrea Foster, director for Personnel and Finance wins bronze for powerlifting. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    Director Foster won the bronze medal by bench-pressing 115 pounds, squatting 195 pounds, and dead lifting 205 pounds. Foster has participated in and promoted various fitness campaigns for Tucson Sector Border Patrol employees, such as “Get Off the Floor” to encourage a healthy lifestyle. 

    Director Foster won the bronze medal by bench-pressing 115 pounds, squatting 195 pounds, and dead lifting 205 pounds. Foster has participated in and promoted various fitness campaigns for Tucson Sector Border Patrol employees, such as “Get Off the Floor” to encourage a healthy lifestyle. 

  • Marana named one of AZ's top-10 cities to live in

    Marana named one of AZ's top-10 cities to live in

    Thursday, February 8 2018 5:06 PM EST2018-02-08 22:06:47 GMT
    (Source: Town of Marana)(Source: Town of Marana)

    Marana was ranked as the No. 10 Best City to Live In by the website. The Town was No. 8 in 2017 and No. 10 in 2016. The website ranked each place in Arizona across a number of criteria from one to 54, with one being the best.

    Marana was ranked as the No. 10 Best City to Live In by the website. The Town was No. 8 in 2017 and No. 10 in 2016. The website ranked each place in Arizona across a number of criteria from one to 54, with one being the best.

  • Fry's Courageous Hearts fundraiser giving back to troops

    Fry's Courageous Hearts fundraiser giving back to troops

    Wednesday, January 27 2016 11:44 PM EST2016-01-28 04:44:48 GMT
    Thursday, February 8 2018 12:54 PM EST2018-02-08 17:54:31 GMT

    Fry's Food Stores is teaming up with local charities in Arizona to help support our troops. Courageous Hearts is a fundraising effort to give back to our United States military personnel, retirees, veterans, and their families.

    Fry's Food Stores is teaming up with local charities in Arizona to help support our troops. Courageous Hearts is a fundraising effort to give back to our United States military personnel, retirees, veterans, and their families.

  • Marana council names town manager

    Marana council names town manager

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-02-07 18:26:21 GMT
    Jamsheed Mehta (Source: Town of Marana)Jamsheed Mehta (Source: Town of Marana)

    Jamsheed Mehta replaces Gilbert Davidson, who was named chief operating officer for the state of Arizona in November 2017.

    Jamsheed Mehta replaces Gilbert Davidson, who was named chief operating officer for the state of Arizona in November 2017.

  • Winter hours for upcoming 2nd Saturdays in February, March

    Winter hours for upcoming 2nd Saturdays in February, March

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 9:24 PM EST2018-02-07 02:24:52 GMT

    Head on out this Saturday, Jan. 13 and enjoy the fun that is 2nd Saturdays, a family friendly music festival in Downtown Tucson.  There is live music, food, and plenty of activities to entertain the family. 

    Head on out this Saturday, Jan. 13 and enjoy the fun that is 2nd Saturdays, a family friendly music festival in Downtown Tucson.  There is live music, food, and plenty of activities to entertain the family. 

  • February, March events happening in southern Arizona

    February, March events happening in southern Arizona

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-02-07 02:22:22 GMT
    (Source: http://www.visitarizona.com/)(Source: http://www.visitarizona.com/)

    Looking for something to do outside to enjoy our mild winter weather? Check out this list and make your plans. 

    Looking for something to do outside to enjoy our mild winter weather? Check out this list and make your plans. 

  • Quail Run Elementary principal is GCU STEM principal of the month

    Quail Run Elementary principal is GCU STEM principal of the month

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-02-07 00:50:23 GMT
    Jennifer Johnson, Director of Academic Alliances/Strategic Educational Alliances and Caroline Lob, architect for GCU from Suoll Architects, presented Andrea Divijak with the award on Monday, Feb.5 at Quail Run Elementary School. (Source: MUSD)Jennifer Johnson, Director of Academic Alliances/Strategic Educational Alliances and Caroline Lob, architect for GCU from Suoll Architects, presented Andrea Divijak with the award on Monday, Feb.5 at Quail Run Elementary School. (Source: MUSD)

    Grand Canyon University recently announced Andrea Divijak, Quail Run Elementary principal, is the Grand Canyon University STEM principal for January 2018. 

    Grand Canyon University recently announced Andrea Divijak, Quail Run Elementary principal, is the Grand Canyon University STEM principal for January 2018. 

  • Nominations open for Cochise County Teacher of the Year

    Nominations open for Cochise County Teacher of the Year

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 7:42 PM EST2018-02-07 00:42:36 GMT

    “Is there an educator you would like to see honored? Is there a special project that has impacted your campus, community or district?” said Superintendent Jacqui Clay.

    “Is there an educator you would like to see honored? Is there a special project that has impacted your campus, community or district?” said Superintendent Jacqui Clay.

  • Free book boxes promote community art, reading across Cochise County

    Free book boxes promote community art, reading across Cochise County

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-07 00:37:34 GMT
    Artist Linda Truelove from Whetstone paints a book box for her neighborhood. (Source: Cochise County)Artist Linda Truelove from Whetstone paints a book box for her neighborhood. (Source: Cochise County)

    Since its launch in late October last year, more than 2,000 books have been distributed through Free Book Boxes and placed in seven locations by the Cochise County Library District. 

    Since its launch in late October last year, more than 2,000 books have been distributed through Free Book Boxes and placed in seven locations by the Cochise County Library District. 

  • BREAKING

    Authorities release photo of woman accused of abandoning newborn at Tucson airport

    Authorities release photo of woman accused of abandoning newborn at Tucson airport

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 5:16 PM EST2018-02-06 22:16:19 GMT

    Authorities have released photos and video of the woman they say abandoned a newborn in a bathroom at Tucson International Airport in January.

    Authorities have released photos and video of the woman they say abandoned a newborn in a bathroom at Tucson International Airport in January.

  • Noon Notebook: Meet Spice

    Noon Notebook: Meet Spice

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 2:48 PM EST2018-02-06 19:48:31 GMT

    Spice is an outgoing lady and super friendly.

    Spice is an outgoing lady and super friendly.

  • Camp KIND returns to Ben’s Bells Project

    Camp KIND returns to Ben’s Bells Project

    Monday, February 5 2018 11:23 PM EST2018-02-06 04:23:46 GMT
    (Source: Ben's Bells)(Source: Ben's Bells)

    Campers will learn about and discuss the impact and need for kindness in their schools and communities, and take part in the magic of the mission of Ben’s Bells Project. 

    Campers will learn about and discuss the impact and need for kindness in their schools and communities, and take part in the magic of the mission of Ben’s Bells Project. 

  • CCSO warning of potential new scam

    CCSO warning of potential new scam

    Monday, February 5 2018 10:20 PM EST2018-02-06 03:20:50 GMT

    While the scam has not officially been reported by a resident in the county, the Cochise County Sheriff's Office is hoping to keep it that way with an advance warning.  

    While the scam has not officially been reported by a resident in the county, the Cochise County Sheriff's Office is hoping to keep it that way with an advance warning.  

  • WATCH: Arizona student with Down syndrome lives dream by getting in game, sinking baskets

    WATCH: Arizona student with Down syndrome lives dream by getting in game, sinking baskets

    Monday, February 5 2018 8:23 PM EST2018-02-06 01:23:03 GMT
    Alyna Macias, No. 50. (Source: Andy Morales / AllSportsTucson.com)Alyna Macias, No. 50. (Source: Andy Morales / AllSportsTucson.com)

    There are times when sports becomes more than just wins and losses or fame and fortune. One of those special moments came in Tucson Friday, Feb. 2.

    There are times when sports becomes more than just wins and losses or fame and fortune. One of those special moments came in Tucson Friday, Feb. 2.

  • Prescribed burn scheduled for Ft. Huachuca

    Prescribed burn scheduled for Ft. Huachuca

    Monday, February 5 2018 7:27 PM EST2018-02-06 00:27:22 GMT
    (Source: US Army/Ft. Huachuca)(Source: US Army/Ft. Huachuca)

    According to a news release, the burn will take place in Training Area Tango 2 around Ranges 8, 9, and 10. Officials report the burns help mitigate the fire risk to the area when soldiers conduct live fire training missions.  

    According to a news release, the burn will take place in Training Area Tango 2 around Ranges 8, 9, and 10. Officials report the burns help mitigate the fire risk to the area when soldiers conduct live fire training missions.  

  • Agricultural Science students at Combs High School

    Agricultural Science students at Combs High School

    Monday, February 5 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-02-05 23:38:17 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Combs High School Agricultural Science students have partnered with the 5th grade students at Ranch Elementary to support their learning of agriculture with a raised plant bed and plants.  

    Combs High School Agricultural Science students have partnered with the 5th grade students at Ranch Elementary to support their learning of agriculture with a raised plant bed and plants.  

  • Justin Timberlake to play Arizona in May

    Justin Timberlake to play Arizona in May

    Monday, February 5 2018 3:20 PM EST2018-02-05 20:20:48 GMT
    Justin Timberlake was inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame in October. (Source: WMC Action News 5)Justin Timberlake was inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame in October. (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Justin Timberlake will perform in Arizona in May 2018.

    Justin Timberlake will perform in Arizona in May 2018.

  • Chiricahua NM offers programs for Black History Month

    Chiricahua NM offers programs for Black History Month

    Monday, February 5 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-02-05 12:38:46 GMT
    (Source: National Park Service)(Source: National Park Service)

    Chiricahua National Monument (NM) Acting Superintendent Matt Stoffolano announced earlier this week that park rangers will offer a series of programs highlighting the history of the 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers. 

    Chiricahua National Monument (NM) Acting Superintendent Matt Stoffolano announced earlier this week that park rangers will offer a series of programs highlighting the history of the 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers. 

  • What's next for the trams at Sabino Canyon?

    What's next for the trams at Sabino Canyon?

    Saturday, February 3 2018 4:07 PM EST2018-02-03 21:07:27 GMT
    Riders on Sabino Canyon tram. (Source: Tucson News Now)Riders on Sabino Canyon tram. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The owner of the current tram service at Sabino Canyon expects he'll be out of a job, and likely his home, by the springtime. Donn Ricketts, with Sabino Canyon Tours, said he was open to making 75% of the suggested changes to the tram service he operated for nearly 30 years but he ran out of time. 

    The owner of the current tram service at Sabino Canyon expects he'll be out of a job, and likely his home, by the springtime. Donn Ricketts, with Sabino Canyon Tours, said he was open to making 75% of the suggested changes to the tram service he operated for nearly 30 years but he ran out of time. 

  • Pedestrian fatalities on the rise, solutions in the works

    Pedestrian fatalities on the rise, solutions in the works

    Saturday, February 3 2018 1:10 AM EST2018-02-03 06:10:20 GMT

    The recent rash of pedestrian fatal accidents in Tucson has created a lot of conversation but also an admonition that little can be done short term. 

    The recent rash of pedestrian fatal accidents in Tucson has created a lot of conversation but also an admonition that little can be done short term. 

  • TFD works with U of A to fight risk of cancer in firefighters

    TFD works with U of A to fight risk of cancer in firefighters

    Friday, February 2 2018 10:55 PM EST2018-02-03 03:55:19 GMT
    Crews also bag up their gear to make sure any of those toxins don't get into the trucks and back to the station. (Source: Tucson News Now)Crews also bag up their gear to make sure any of those toxins don't get into the trucks and back to the station. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Tucson Fire Department has implemented extra steps to protect crews from the exposure of carcinogens that lead to cancer. 

    The Tucson Fire Department has implemented extra steps to protect crews from the exposure of carcinogens that lead to cancer. 

  • D-M to conduct base wide exercise for next two weeks

    D-M to conduct base wide exercise for next two weeks

    Friday, February 2 2018 5:43 PM EST2018-02-02 22:43:50 GMT

    Local residents may notice blast simulations and noise from simulated gunfire during this timeframe. Additionally, there will be an increased number of flights in the area.   

    Local residents may notice blast simulations and noise from simulated gunfire during this timeframe. Additionally, there will be an increased number of flights in the area.   

  • ‘Highway to Hell’ has roadside cleanup in southern Arizona

    ‘Highway to Hell’ has roadside cleanup in southern Arizona

    Thursday, February 1 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-02-02 00:17:47 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    "They allow a lot of church groups to do it so we threw our name in the hat,” Satanic Temple Arizona Chapter co-founder Stu de Haan told Tucson News Now.

    "They allow a lot of church groups to do it so we threw our name in the hat,” Satanic Temple Arizona Chapter co-founder Stu de Haan told Tucson News Now.

  • VEGAS MASSACRE SURVIVOR: Tucson woman's battle long from over

    VEGAS MASSACRE SURVIVOR: Tucson woman's battle long from over

    Thursday, February 1 2018 7:05 PM EST2018-02-02 00:05:05 GMT
    Las Vegas shooting survivor Savannah Sanchez. (Source: Tucson News Now)Las Vegas shooting survivor Savannah Sanchez. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Savannah Sanchez survived the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Sanchez talked exclusively with KOLD News 13 about her road to recovery and her new normal.

    Savannah Sanchez survived the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Sanchez talked exclusively with KOLD News 13 about her road to recovery and her new normal.

  • KOLD HEROES: Nominate the hero in your life

    KOLD HEROES: Nominate the hero in your life

    Thursday, February 1 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-02-01 22:57:31 GMT

    The people of southern Arizona have a rich tradition of caring and supporting each other. We are looking for the people who go the extra mile to make a difference in our community. Nominate your hero by clicking HERE

    The people of southern Arizona have a rich tradition of caring and supporting each other. We are looking for the people who go the extra mile to make a difference in our community. Nominate your hero by clicking HERE

  • Casa Grande Ruins National Monument hosts Todd Bostwick Feb. 14

    Casa Grande Ruins National Monument hosts Todd Bostwick Feb. 14

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 9:24 PM EST2018-02-01 02:24:25 GMT

    At noon on Feb. 14, 2018 Casa Grande Ruins will host Todd Bostwick, who will present a lecture titled “The Ancient Hohokam Ballgame of Arizona”. 

    At noon on Feb. 14, 2018 Casa Grande Ruins will host Todd Bostwick, who will present a lecture titled “The Ancient Hohokam Ballgame of Arizona”. 

  • How to keep Tucson News Now in your Facebook news feed

    How to keep Tucson News Now in your Facebook news feed

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 9:19 PM EST2018-01-31 02:19:31 GMT

    Changes that Facebook is making to your news feed could affect how you receive news happening in your area. A few simple steps will make sure you continue to get stories that matter to your family and friends.

    Changes that Facebook is making to your news feed could affect how you receive news happening in your area. A few simple steps will make sure you continue to get stories that matter to your family and friends.

  • Postal History Foundation exhibit tells story of mail delivery in early days of mining

    Postal History Foundation exhibit tells story of mail delivery in early days of mining

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-01-30 23:17:52 GMT
    (Source: Postal History Foundation)(Source: Postal History Foundation)

    It highlights the early days of mining in the American west (in particular Arizona) and the delivery of mail.   “Prospectors and Postmen” exhibit is located in the Peggy J. Slusser Memorial Library at the Postal History Foundation.

    It highlights the early days of mining in the American west (in particular Arizona) and the delivery of mail.   “Prospectors and Postmen” exhibit is located in the Peggy J. Slusser Memorial Library at the Postal History Foundation.

  • PDEQ seeking public comments on TEP air quality permit

    PDEQ seeking public comments on TEP air quality permit

    Monday, January 29 2018 7:16 PM EST2018-01-30 00:16:55 GMT
    Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Irvington/H.Wilson Sundt Generating Station located at 3950 Irvington Road.  (Source: Pima County)Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Irvington/H.Wilson Sundt Generating Station located at 3950 Irvington Road. (Source: Pima County)

    The purpose of these meetings is to obtain public comments on a proposed major modification to the existing Air Quality Permit #1052 for Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Irvington/H.Wilson Sundt Generating Station located at 3950 Irvington Road. 

    The purpose of these meetings is to obtain public comments on a proposed major modification to the existing Air Quality Permit #1052 for Tucson Electric Power (TEP) Irvington/H.Wilson Sundt Generating Station located at 3950 Irvington Road. 

  • Avoiding scams this tax season

    Avoiding scams this tax season

    Monday, January 29 2018 5:34 PM EST2018-01-29 22:34:13 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    There are several precautions you can take during the upcoming tax season. 

    There are several precautions you can take during the upcoming tax season. 

  • 11th annual Beat Back Buffelgrass kicks off, volunteers needed

    11th annual Beat Back Buffelgrass kicks off, volunteers needed

    Friday, January 26 2018 6:41 PM EST2018-01-26 23:41:19 GMT
    Buffelgrass (Source: NPS photo/Bethany Hontz)Buffelgrass (Source: NPS photo/Bethany Hontz)

    The Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to help remove buffelgrass at several parks and other spots around the county, during Beat Back Buffelgrass.

    The Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to help remove buffelgrass at several parks and other spots around the county, during Beat Back Buffelgrass.

  • Rabies test negative as AZGFD talks bigger coyote issue

    Rabies test negative as AZGFD talks bigger coyote issue

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 11:07 PM EST2018-01-25 04:07:15 GMT
    Rabies test negative as AZGFD talks bigger coyote issue (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)Rabies test negative as AZGFD talks bigger coyote issue (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)

    The coyote that was euthanized after it bit a woman on the west side of Tucson tested negative for rabies, the Arizona Game and Fish Department said. The department's spokesman was able to take a deep breath, knowing that what resulted could have been much worse.

    The coyote that was euthanized after it bit a woman on the west side of Tucson tested negative for rabies, the Arizona Game and Fish Department said. The department's spokesman was able to take a deep breath, knowing that what resulted could have been much worse.

  • Pima County Consolidated Justice Court holding Warrant Resolution Night Court

    Pima County Consolidated Justice Court holding Warrant Resolution Night Court

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:41 PM EST2018-01-24 00:41:19 GMT

    Night Court participants will be able to: quash a warrant, create an affordable payment plan, reinstate their driver's license, and schedule a new court date.

    Night Court participants will be able to: quash a warrant, create an affordable payment plan, reinstate their driver's license, and schedule a new court date.

  • Red Cross issues urgent need for blood, platelet donations

    Red Cross issues urgent need for blood, platelet donations

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 3:47 PM EST2018-01-23 20:47:05 GMT
    (Source: Pablo / Buffer)(Source: Pablo / Buffer)

    The American Red Cross has reissued an urgent call for blood and platelet donors after winter weather and seasonal flu has contributed to a spike in canceled donations.

    The American Red Cross has reissued an urgent call for blood and platelet donors after winter weather and seasonal flu has contributed to a spike in canceled donations.

  • Sierra Vista conducts emergency home repairs, seeks new applicants

    Sierra Vista conducts emergency home repairs, seeks new applicants

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-01-23 04:53:33 GMT
    Homeowner Ruben Tolmie (right) discusses the work being conducted in his Sierra Vista home with David Kamrowski, superintendent of TRK Development LLC, last week. (Source: City of Sierra Vista)Homeowner Ruben Tolmie (right) discusses the work being conducted in his Sierra Vista home with David Kamrowski, superintendent of TRK Development LLC, last week. (Source: City of Sierra Vista)

    Funded by Community Development Block Grant dollars, the program is open to owner-occupied Sierra Vista households that meet Department of Housing and Urban Development low and moderate income qualifications. 

    Funded by Community Development Block Grant dollars, the program is open to owner-occupied Sierra Vista households that meet Department of Housing and Urban Development low and moderate income qualifications. 

  • Tucson Premium Outlets weekly concert lineup for 2018

    Tucson Premium Outlets weekly concert lineup for 2018

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:26 PM EST2018-01-23 04:26:22 GMT
    (Source: SAACA)(Source: SAACA)

    A creative collaboration between Tucson Premium Outlets and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, the family-friendly concerts bring opportunities for local musicians to showcase their talents to the community.  

    A creative collaboration between Tucson Premium Outlets and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, the family-friendly concerts bring opportunities for local musicians to showcase their talents to the community.  

  • Home Depot to hire 250 in Tucson

    Home Depot to hire 250 in Tucson

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-01-23 04:12:24 GMT

    Home Depot is preparing for spring, the company’s busiest selling season, by hiring 250 associates in Tucson. 

    Home Depot is preparing for spring, the company’s busiest selling season, by hiring 250 associates in Tucson. 

  • Pima County teams with United Way to offer tax assistance

    Pima County teams with United Way to offer tax assistance

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:49 PM EST2018-01-23 03:49:07 GMT
    (Source: United Way)(Source: United Way)

    Pima County is again teaming with United Way to offer free tax-preparation assistance to anyone with a family income under $66,000.   The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program enables taxpayers to bring in their documents, which are reviewed, scanned, and uploaded to a secure server. 

    Pima County is again teaming with United Way to offer free tax-preparation assistance to anyone with a family income under $66,000.   The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program enables taxpayers to bring in their documents, which are reviewed, scanned, and uploaded to a secure server. 

  • Unique Valentine's Day gift: Adopt a hummingbird, gray wolf, javelina, prairie dog or even a gila monster

    Unique Valentine's Day gift: Adopt a hummingbird, gray wolf, javelina, prairie dog or even a gila monster

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:06 PM EST2018-01-23 03:06:53 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Sonora Desert Museum)(Source: Arizona Sonora Desert Museum)

    Still looking for a unique Valentine's Day or any other occasion gift for your significant other?  How about adopting an animal native to southern Arizona?   

    Still looking for a unique Valentine's Day or any other occasion gift for your significant other?  How about adopting an animal native to southern Arizona?   

  • IRS announces free tax software available via Free File

    IRS announces free tax software available via Free File

    Monday, January 22 2018 5:37 PM EST2018-01-22 22:37:28 GMT
    (Source: Buffer/Pablo)(Source: Buffer/Pablo)

    Free File software will automatically submit returns as soon as the filing season begins. 

    Free File software will automatically submit returns as soon as the filing season begins. 

  • Registration for Camp Corral 2018 now open

    Registration for Camp Corral 2018 now open

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:29 PM EST2018-01-18 04:29:19 GMT
    (Source: Camp Corral)(Source: Camp Corral)

    Registration for this year's camp at the Triangle Y Ranch Camp in Oracle from June 24 to 29, is now open.  

    Registration for this year's camp at the Triangle Y Ranch Camp in Oracle from June 24 to 29, is now open.  

  • Educational Enrichment Foundation seeking projects for grant funding in TUSD

    Educational Enrichment Foundation seeking projects for grant funding in TUSD

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:23 PM EST2018-01-18 04:23:16 GMT
    (Source: Educational Enrichment Foundation)(Source: Educational Enrichment Foundation)

    Grants between $500 and $1,000 are available for projects to enhance curriculum and enrich student learning in TUSD.  

    Grants between $500 and $1,000 are available for projects to enhance curriculum and enrich student learning in TUSD.  

  • Winter weather leads to 'critical' need for blood donations

    Winter weather leads to 'critical' need for blood donations

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-01-17 00:46:28 GMT

    Blood donations in Tucson go to local hospitals first. Once area needs are met, then blood will be shipped across the country.

    Blood donations in Tucson go to local hospitals first. Once area needs are met, then blood will be shipped across the country.

  • Sign up to mentor youth in Tucson

    Sign up to mentor youth in Tucson

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:46 PM EST2018-01-16 23:46:51 GMT
    (Source: City of Tucson screenshot)(Source: City of Tucson screenshot)

    Several mentoring organizations are looking for a few good men and women to help Tucson’s youth. 

    Several mentoring organizations are looking for a few good men and women to help Tucson’s youth. 

  • Saguaro National Park looking for your input on fee increase

    Saguaro National Park looking for your input on fee increase

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-01-16 01:28:21 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    When parks are free on Martin Luther King Day, there’s no shortage of people around. When there’s talk of a fee increase, everyone’s got an opinion. Now Saguaro National Park is looking for yours. 

    When parks are free on Martin Luther King Day, there’s no shortage of people around. When there’s talk of a fee increase, everyone’s got an opinion. Now Saguaro National Park is looking for yours. 

  • Sierra Vista Ranger District seeks comments on proposed changes to motorized travel system

    Sierra Vista Ranger District seeks comments on proposed changes to motorized travel system

    Friday, December 1 2017 11:11 PM EST2017-12-02 04:11:50 GMT

    The proposed project is located on National Forest System lands in southeastern Arizona. It is intended to provide a system of National Forest System roads, trails, and areas designated for motor vehicle use on the district that will minimize the impacts to natural and cultural resources while providing adequate access to the public as well as Forest staff and law enforcement and emergency response personnel.

    The proposed project is located on National Forest System lands in southeastern Arizona. It is intended to provide a system of National Forest System roads, trails, and areas designated for motor vehicle use on the district that will minimize the impacts to natural and cultural resources while providing adequate access to the public as well as Forest staff and law enforcement and emergency response personnel.

  • Fee free day for BLM public lands, U.S. Forest Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Fee free day for BLM public lands, U.S. Forest Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-01-13 04:10:56 GMT

    In order to increase recreational access to public land, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service including Coronado National Forest are waiving recreation-related fees for visitors on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 15, 2018. 

    In order to increase recreational access to public land, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service including Coronado National Forest are waiving recreation-related fees for visitors on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 15, 2018. 

  • Coronado National Forest seeks comments on fee proposal

    Coronado National Forest seeks comments on fee proposal

    Friday, January 12 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-01-12 17:13:47 GMT

    The Coronado National Forest seeks public input on a recreation fee proposal.  Over 99 percent of CNF lands (approximately 1.7 million acres) offer free recreational use for visitors, and this will not change regardless of future recreation management decisions.   

    The Coronado National Forest seeks public input on a recreation fee proposal.  Over 99 percent of CNF lands (approximately 1.7 million acres) offer free recreational use for visitors, and this will not change regardless of future recreation management decisions.   

  • Ranger-guided programs return to Coronado National Memorial

    Ranger-guided programs return to Coronado National Memorial

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:11 PM EST2018-01-12 00:11:04 GMT
    (Source: National Park Service)(Source: National Park Service)

    Coronado National Memorial announces the return of ranger-guided programs in the park.  All programs are free of charge, and no reservations are necessary. 

    Coronado National Memorial announces the return of ranger-guided programs in the park.  All programs are free of charge, and no reservations are necessary. 

  • Donate extra fruit during Super Citrus Saturday events

    Donate extra fruit during Super Citrus Saturday events

    Thursday, January 4 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-01-04 23:08:52 GMT
    Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona accepting all citrus at Super Citrus Saturday events. (Source: Pixabay)Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona accepting all citrus at Super Citrus Saturday events. (Source: Pixabay)

    There are several opportunities to donate it thanks to "Super Citrus Saturdays" hosted by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. The public is invited to drop their extra citrus off. 

    There are several opportunities to donate it thanks to "Super Citrus Saturdays" hosted by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. The public is invited to drop their extra citrus off. 

  • Ranger programs available at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

    Ranger programs available at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

    Friday, December 29 2017 8:43 PM EST2017-12-30 01:43:09 GMT
    (Source: National Park Service)(Source: National Park Service)

    Ranger-Led programs offer visitors the chance to explore and experience the natural and cultural history unique to southern Arizona.  These programs are available from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2018.

    Ranger-Led programs offer visitors the chance to explore and experience the natural and cultural history unique to southern Arizona.  These programs are available from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2018.

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  • LIVE: Motorcade bringing Rev. Billy Graham back to Charlotte

    LIVE: Motorcade bringing Rev. Billy Graham back to Charlotte

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-24 19:56:36 GMT

    The procession departed from the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove in Asheville around 11:25 a.m. and is scheduled to arrive at the Billy Graham Library at 3 p.m.

    The procession departed from the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove in Asheville around 11:25 a.m. and is scheduled to arrive at the Billy Graham Library at 3 p.m.

  • breaking

    Fired SC assistant principal had 'unprofessional relationship' with student at school, police say

    Fired SC assistant principal had 'unprofessional relationship' with student at school, police say

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:45 PM EST2018-02-24 19:45:49 GMT
    Dawn Diimmler surrendered to police at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Saturday morning. (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)Dawn Diimmler surrendered to police at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Saturday morning. (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)

    A former assistant principal accused of having an "unprofessional relationship with a student" at Airport High School has officially been charged and surrendered to police Saturday morning. 

    A former assistant principal accused of having an "unprofessional relationship with a student" at Airport High School has officially been charged and surrendered to police Saturday morning. 

  • Procession route announced for Rev. Billy Graham

    Procession route announced for Rev. Billy Graham

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:24 PM EST2018-02-23 21:24:34 GMT
    Billy Graham was widely regarded as America's most prominent Christian leader, pastor to both presidents and everyday Americans. (Source: The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)Billy Graham was widely regarded as America's most prominent Christian leader, pastor to both presidents and everyday Americans. (Source: The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)

    The route of the motorcade that is bringing Charlotte-born evangelist Reverend William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr.'s body back to Charlotte on Saturday has been released. 

    The route of the motorcade that is bringing Charlotte-born evangelist Reverend William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr.'s body back to Charlotte on Saturday has been released. 

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