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  • Fort Huachuca Adopt-a-Soldier for Thanksgiving Program

    Fort Huachuca Adopt-a-Soldier for Thanksgiving Program

    Monday, October 23 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-10-24 02:01:31 GMT
    (Source: 111th Military Intelligence Brigade)(Source: 111th Military Intelligence Brigade)

    Registration is now open for the 111th Brigade annual Adopt-a-Soldier Program.  

    Registration is now open for the 111th Brigade annual Adopt-a-Soldier Program.  

  • 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.   

  • Town of Sahuarita hosting open houses for public comment

    Town of Sahuarita hosting open houses for public comment

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:43:45 GMT

    Residents of the Town of Sahuarita and Green Valley are invited to attend one of two open houses on Thursday Nov. 2 to share ideas about how to make the future Town Center District "a vibrant and attractive community gathering place."  

    Residents of the Town of Sahuarita and Green Valley are invited to attend one of two open houses on Thursday Nov. 2 to share ideas about how to make the future Town Center District "a vibrant and attractive community gathering place."  

  • Southern Arizona VA Health Care System to host open house

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System to host open house

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:14:51 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    There will be a resource fair and town hall that will take place in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, and a hiring fair will take place at the Sports Park located on the Tucson VA campus.   

    There will be a resource fair and town hall that will take place in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, and a hiring fair will take place at the Sports Park located on the Tucson VA campus.   

  • 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. 

  • Kicking off UA Homecoming week with traditional lighting of 'A' Mountain

    Kicking off UA Homecoming week with traditional lighting of 'A' Mountain

    Friday, October 20 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-10-21 01:11:08 GMT

    The UA Bobcats Senior Honorary will light the mountain with flares.  Members of the oldest recognized honorary on the campus will meet at Sentinel Peak ('A' Mountain) at 4 p.m. to start set up and after a brief history the flares will be placed around the 'A'.   

    The UA Bobcats Senior Honorary will light the mountain with flares.  Members of the oldest recognized honorary on the campus will meet at Sentinel Peak ('A' Mountain) at 4 p.m. to start set up and after a brief history the flares will be placed around the 'A'.   

  • Schedule of events for Sahuarita Pecan Festival released

    Schedule of events for Sahuarita Pecan Festival released

    Friday, October 20 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-10-21 00:12:45 GMT
    (Source: Sahuarita Pecan Festival)(Source: Sahuarita Pecan Festival)

    This year’s Sahuarita Pecan Festival will pay special tribute to the men and women who have served this country.  

    This year’s Sahuarita Pecan Festival will pay special tribute to the men and women who have served this country.  

  • Tucson Celtic Festival Association in need of volunteers

    Tucson Celtic Festival Association in need of volunteers

    Friday, October 20 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-10-20 23:18:43 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Celtic Festival Association)(Source: Tucson Celtic Festival Association)

    Looking for a volunteer opportunity?  The Tucson Celtic Festival Association might just have your chance, they are in need of volunteers for the 31st annual Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games in November.  

    Looking for a volunteer opportunity?  The Tucson Celtic Festival Association might just have your chance, they are in need of volunteers for the 31st annual Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games in November.  

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • United Way kicks off annual campaign to beautify the Old Pueblo

    United Way kicks off annual campaign to beautify the Old Pueblo

    Friday, October 20 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-10-20 14:49:27 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    United Way of Southern Arizona kicks off its Days of Caring 2017 campaign Friday morning, Oct. 20.

    United Way of Southern Arizona kicks off its Days of Caring 2017 campaign Friday morning, Oct. 20.

  • 98th annual Tucson Veterans Day parade

    98th annual Tucson Veterans Day parade

    Thursday, October 19 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-10-20 01:36:01 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Veterans Day Parade)(Source: Tucson Veterans Day Parade)

    All of Tucson is invited to join the American Legion Morgan McDermott Post 7 and the city of Tucson in attending the 98th annual Veterans Day Parade.  

    All of Tucson is invited to join the American Legion Morgan McDermott Post 7 and the city of Tucson in attending the 98th annual Veterans Day Parade.  

  • AZ WEEKEND: Marana Pumpkin Patch celebrating seventh season

    AZ WEEKEND: Marana Pumpkin Patch celebrating seventh season

    Thursday, October 19 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-10-20 01:24:50 GMT
    (Source: AZ Weekend)(Source: AZ Weekend)

    The Marana Pumpkin Patch sponsored by Post Farms attracts over 75,000 people each year.

    The Marana Pumpkin Patch sponsored by Post Farms attracts over 75,000 people each year.

  • 2017 "Best Toy" award winners for the 2017 holiday season

    2017 "Best Toy" award winners for the 2017 holiday season

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-10-20 00:24:25 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)

    The list started out with over 500 toys and was narrowed down 100, according to a news release. Those 100 were then tested by 100 children ages 1 to 13, who played with the toys both in the lab and at home.  

    The list started out with over 500 toys and was narrowed down 100, according to a news release. Those 100 were then tested by 100 children ages 1 to 13, who played with the toys both in the lab and at home.  

  • Code change approved that would let county residents keep chickens

    Code change approved that would let county residents keep chickens

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-10-19 03:49:50 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)

    The changes allow for up to eight female chickens on single-family dwelling lots or manufactured home lots 6,000 square feet or larger. 

    The changes allow for up to eight female chickens on single-family dwelling lots or manufactured home lots 6,000 square feet or larger. 

  • Strange object in the sky is NOT a UFO, it's a balloon

    Strange object in the sky is NOT a UFO, it's a balloon

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-10-19 03:44:45 GMT
    Photo of 'stratollite' balloon taken in the skies over Elfrida, AZ.  (Source: See, Snap, Send it/Karen and David Stryker)Photo of 'stratollite' balloon taken in the skies over Elfrida, AZ. (Source: See, Snap, Send it/Karen and David Stryker)

    Many viewers have called about seeing something in the sky over the south side this morning and we have an answer for you.  

    Many viewers have called about seeing something in the sky over the south side this morning and we have an answer for you.  

  • Javelina love Halloween, especially the pumpkins

    Javelina love Halloween, especially the pumpkins

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-10-18 01:00:27 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    “Javelina, coyotes, deer and even bears eat some of the vegetables that are part of traditional holiday displays,” said Regional Supervisor Raul Vega of AZ Game and Fish in Tucson.  “When displayed outdoors, they may attract wildlife to homes, potentially creating conflicts with people.”

    “Javelina, coyotes, deer and even bears eat some of the vegetables that are part of traditional holiday displays,” said Regional Supervisor Raul Vega of AZ Game and Fish in Tucson.  “When displayed outdoors, they may attract wildlife to homes, potentially creating conflicts with people.”

  • 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.  

  • 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."   

  • PCC placed among nation’s top 150 community colleges

    PCC placed among nation’s top 150 community colleges

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:26:31 GMT

    Pima Community College was recently named among the nation’s top 150 community colleges, this makes the college eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. 

    Pima Community College was recently named among the nation’s top 150 community colleges, this makes the college eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. 

  • Mass Casualty Drill planned for Oro Valley

    Mass Casualty Drill planned for Oro Valley

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-10-17 23:06:44 GMT

    The Oro Valley Community Emergency Response Team is a volunteer organization sponsored by the Oro Valley Police Department. 

    The Oro Valley Community Emergency Response Team is a volunteer organization sponsored by the Oro Valley Police Department. 

  • PACC seeks temporary homes for 100 dogs exposed to canine pneumovirus

    PACC seeks temporary homes for 100 dogs exposed to canine pneumovirus

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:17:01 GMT
    PACC looking for temporary homes for 100 dogs. (Source: Pima County)PACC looking for temporary homes for 100 dogs. (Source: Pima County)

    Do you have space in your home to help a sick pooch?  Then Pima Animal Care Center could use your help!   

    Do you have space in your home to help a sick pooch?  Then Pima Animal Care Center could use your help!   

  • Veterans Recovery Program to inter 32 veterans at AZ Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery

    Veterans Recovery Program to inter 32 veterans at AZ Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:53:25 GMT
    (Source: https://dvs.az.gov/arizona-veterans-memorial-cemetery-marana)(Source: https://dvs.az.gov/arizona-veterans-memorial-cemetery-marana)

    The veterans to be interred served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. The ceremony will include full military honors, last roll call and more before the veterans are settled in their final resting place. This honors service is open to the public. 

    The veterans to be interred served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. The ceremony will include full military honors, last roll call and more before the veterans are settled in their final resting place. This honors service is open to the public. 

  • Red Pandas will be coming to the Reid Park Zoo

    Red Pandas will be coming to the Reid Park Zoo

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:29:45 GMT
    Red Panda from the Columbus Zoo. (Source: Reid Park Zoo)Red Panda from the Columbus Zoo. (Source: Reid Park Zoo)

    These cuties will be here on a temporary basis, from November to March 2018, before they move on to their new home.  

    These cuties will be here on a temporary basis, from November to March 2018, before they move on to their new home.  

  • TEP: Powerful Choice Challenge to community begins

    TEP: Powerful Choice Challenge to community begins

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:29:55 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Electric Power)(Source: Tucson Electric Power)

    During TEP’s Powerful Choice Challenge, customers will be able to visit tep.com to cast votes for one of five nonprofit agencies: the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Habitat for Humanity Tucson, Junior Achievement, the Primavera Foundation and Tucson Values Teachers. 

    During TEP’s Powerful Choice Challenge, customers will be able to visit tep.com to cast votes for one of five nonprofit agencies: the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Habitat for Humanity Tucson, Junior Achievement, the Primavera Foundation and Tucson Values Teachers. 

  • Arizona State Parks & Trails now offering shuttles to Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park

    Arizona State Parks & Trails now offering shuttles to Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:28:04 GMT
    Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Park (Source: AZ State Parks)Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Park (Source: AZ State Parks)

    Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park honors the 19 Hotshots who gave their lives during the Yarnell Hill Fire four years ago. 

    Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park honors the 19 Hotshots who gave their lives during the Yarnell Hill Fire four years ago. 

  • Construction means reduced speed and lane restrictions

    Construction means reduced speed and lane restrictions

    Friday, October 13 2017 9:07 PM EDT2017-10-14 01:07:22 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media Image)(Source: Raycom Media Image)

    The City of Sierra Vista would like to alert motorists to speed reductions and upcoming lane restrictions at the Highway 90 Bypass/Hatfield/Buffalo Soldier Trail intersection during construction, which is planned to continue through summer 2018. 

    The City of Sierra Vista would like to alert motorists to speed reductions and upcoming lane restrictions at the Highway 90 Bypass/Hatfield/Buffalo Soldier Trail intersection during construction, which is planned to continue through summer 2018. 

  • 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. 

  • PACC receives grant from Maddie's Fund for pet foster program

    PACC receives grant from Maddie's Fund for pet foster program

    Friday, October 13 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-10-13 22:43:58 GMT
    (Source: Pima County)(Source: Pima County)

    “Our existing foster program targets very young animals as well as pets recovering from illnesses in injuries,” said Kristen Auerbach, Director of Animal Care Services at PACC, in a recent news release. “This grant will allow us to help a population which isn’t typically considered for foster – healthy, adult dogs and cats.”

    “Our existing foster program targets very young animals as well as pets recovering from illnesses in injuries,” said Kristen Auerbach, Director of Animal Care Services at PACC, in a recent news release. “This grant will allow us to help a population which isn’t typically considered for foster – healthy, adult dogs and cats.”

  • 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. 

  • Northwest Fire District hosts Mini Muster Program

    Northwest Fire District hosts Mini Muster Program

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-10-13 00:22:57 GMT
    Plaque presented during Mini Muster event. (Source: Northwest Fire District)Plaque presented during Mini Muster event. (Source: Northwest Fire District)

    A longstanding tradition for Northwest Fire District is to share fire safety tips with children in the community, and Thursday, Oct. 12 was no exception.  

    A longstanding tradition for Northwest Fire District is to share fire safety tips with children in the community, and Thursday, Oct. 12 was no exception.  

  • UA filmmaker to have short movie featured in festivals

    UA filmmaker to have short movie featured in festivals

    Thursday, October 12 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-10-13 00:02:56 GMT
    Stacy Howard, U of A Graduate (Source: Tucson News Now)Stacy Howard, U of A Graduate (Source: Tucson News Now)

    A University of Arizona graduate is on her way to share her work with the world. 

    A University of Arizona graduate is on her way to share her work with the world. 

  • Amazon hiring 7,500 seasonal positions in AZ

    Amazon hiring 7,500 seasonal positions in AZ

    Thursday, October 12 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-10-12 22:32:59 GMT
    (Source: Amazon.com)(Source: Amazon.com)

    According to an Amazon news release the company is hiring over 120,000 jobs across the U.S., with 7,500 positions available in Arizona.  

    According to an Amazon news release the company is hiring over 120,000 jobs across the U.S., with 7,500 positions available in Arizona.  

  • Girl Scouts react as Boy Scouts decides to allow girls

    Girl Scouts react as Boy Scouts decides to allow girls

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-10-12 05:19:19 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The national change hits close to home inside the Catalina Council building, southern Arizona's governing body of troops, on East Broadway Boulevard in Tucson. 

    The national change hits close to home inside the Catalina Council building, southern Arizona's governing body of troops, on East Broadway Boulevard in Tucson. 

  • Annual Amphi Foundation Bowl-A-Thon raises money for classroom technology

    Annual Amphi Foundation Bowl-A-Thon raises money for classroom technology

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-10-12 01:17:00 GMT
    (Source: The Amphi Foundation)(Source: The Amphi Foundation)

    The Amphi Foundation’s 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser netted a record-breaking $22,000. All proceeds will benefit the 21st Century Technology Initiative, which places technology for student use into classrooms throughout the Amphi District. 

    The Amphi Foundation’s 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser netted a record-breaking $22,000. All proceeds will benefit the 21st Century Technology Initiative, which places technology for student use into classrooms throughout the Amphi District. 

  • Arizona Roadmap Veteran hiring event

    Arizona Roadmap Veteran hiring event

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-10-11 23:11:14 GMT

    Veterans, service members and family members now is the time to brush up on those interview skills, and pre-register for a special hiring event, taking place in November in Phoenix.  

    Veterans, service members and family members now is the time to brush up on those interview skills, and pre-register for a special hiring event, taking place in November in Phoenix.  

  • Tucson ranks No. 28 'Best Foodie Cities' list

    Tucson ranks No. 28 'Best Foodie Cities' list

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-10-11 13:04:03 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    To determine the best and cheapest foodie scenes, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 24 key indicators of foodie-friendliness.  

    To determine the best and cheapest foodie scenes, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 24 key indicators of foodie-friendliness.  

  • 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.  

  • Tucson Clean and Beautiful hosting cell phone collection event

    Tucson Clean and Beautiful hosting cell phone collection event

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-10-10 04:34:18 GMT

    Do you have an old cell phone you aren't using and want to get rid of?  This is the event for you, plus you get to help a good cause at the same time.  

    Do you have an old cell phone you aren't using and want to get rid of?  This is the event for you, plus you get to help a good cause at the same time.  

  • Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter to celebrate grand opening for new shelter

    Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter to celebrate grand opening for new shelter

    Monday, October 9 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-10-09 23:50:31 GMT
    (Source: Daisy Elliott Photography/Hermitage No Kill Cat Shelter)(Source: Daisy Elliott Photography/Hermitage No Kill Cat Shelter)

    The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter will now have 9,000 square feet to provide sanctuary for more than 275 felines, many of which come from other shelters in the Tucson area and several even come in from out of state. 

    The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter will now have 9,000 square feet to provide sanctuary for more than 275 felines, many of which come from other shelters in the Tucson area and several even come in from out of state. 

  • Saturday Guided Tours at the Arizona History Museum

    Saturday Guided Tours at the Arizona History Museum

    Monday, October 9 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-10-09 23:09:07 GMT
    (Source: Arizona History Museum)(Source: Arizona History Museum)

    The first and third Saturdays of the month, guided tours are available to the first 10 individuals, adults and children, who sign up. 

    The first and third Saturdays of the month, guided tours are available to the first 10 individuals, adults and children, who sign up. 

  • Tucsonans turn out for Mexico earthquake benefit concert

    Tucsonans turn out for Mexico earthquake benefit concert

    Friday, October 6 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-10-06 18:36:40 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    As Mexico continues to pick up the pieces more than two weeks after a deadly earthquake, Tucsonans came together to raise money for the victims. 

    As Mexico continues to pick up the pieces more than two weeks after a deadly earthquake, Tucsonans came together to raise money for the victims. 

  • Blessing of the Animals at St. Marks

    Blessing of the Animals at St. Marks

    Friday, October 6 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-10-06 04:55:54 GMT
    (Source: St. Mark's United Methodist Church)(Source: St. Mark's United Methodist Church)

    A Blessing of the Animals service will be held on the labyrinth of the Meditation Area. Well-behaved animals of all kinds, on leashes or in carriers or cages, are welcome to attend! 

    A Blessing of the Animals service will be held on the labyrinth of the Meditation Area. Well-behaved animals of all kinds, on leashes or in carriers or cages, are welcome to attend! 

  • Local artist paints mural tribute to Tom Petty

    Local artist paints mural tribute to Tom Petty

    Thursday, October 5 2017 9:53 PM EDT2017-10-06 01:53:17 GMT
    Mural of Tom Petty. (Source: Tucson News Now)Mural of Tom Petty. (Source: Tucson News Now)

     It took local artist Aaron Kibben three and a half hours to complete. He put the finishing touches on the portrait on Thursday night.

     It took local artist Aaron Kibben three and a half hours to complete. He put the finishing touches on the portrait on Thursday night.

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

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

    Thursday, October 5 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-10-06 00:54:25 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.  

  • 2013 Desert View High School graduate latest member of Air Force

    2013 Desert View High School graduate latest member of Air Force

    Thursday, October 5 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-10-06 00:50:13 GMT
    (Source: Public Domain/United States Air Force)(Source: Public Domain/United States Air Force)

    U.S. Air Force Airman Robert A. Garcia III graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

    U.S. Air Force Airman Robert A. Garcia III 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.  

  • Hometown News Release - Tucsonan newest member of the U.S. Air Force

    Hometown News Release - Tucsonan newest member of the U.S. Air Force

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-10-05 00:43:46 GMT
    Albert L. Silvain (Source: Joint Hometown News Service)Albert L. Silvain (Source: Joint Hometown News Service)

    U.S. Air Force Airman Albert L. Silvain graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

    U.S. Air Force Airman Albert L. Silvain graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. 

  • Las Artes accepting students for upcoming October GED session

    Las Artes accepting students for upcoming October GED session

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-10-04 23:13:13 GMT
    (Source: Pima County)(Source: Pima County)

    Students who are interested in getting their GED can now sign up for Pima County's Las Artes GED program session, scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 30.  

    Students who are interested in getting their GED can now sign up for Pima County's Las Artes GED program session, scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 30.  

  • Bishop Weisenburger appointed bishop-elect of Diocese of Tucson

    Bishop Weisenburger appointed bishop-elect of Diocese of Tucson

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-10-04 00:45:54 GMT
    (Source: Salina Diocese/Facebook)(Source: Salina Diocese/Facebook)

    Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger has been appointed bishop-elect of Diocese of Tucson, according to a press release from the Salina Diocese. 

    Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger has been appointed bishop-elect of Diocese of Tucson, according to a press release from the Salina Diocese. 

  • Roadrunners fans ready for second season in Tucson

    Roadrunners fans ready for second season in Tucson

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-10-04 00:31:27 GMT
    Luncheon for Roadrunners ticket holders. (Source: Tucson News Now)Luncheon for Roadrunners ticket holders. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The event at the Tucson Convention Center included remarks from the team's president and new coach as well as a sneak peak at the new hype video for the year. 

    The event at the Tucson Convention Center included remarks from the team's president and new coach as well as a sneak peak at the new hype video for the year. 

  • Combs Traditional Academy teachers foster collaboration

    Combs Traditional Academy teachers foster collaboration

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-10-04 00:10:46 GMT
    4th Graders are using colored markers as they work through different strategies to solve a problem. (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)4th Graders are using colored markers as they work through different strategies to solve a problem. (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    In our classrooms, students are given both voice and valuable practice in listening as they work together to justify, clarify, and defend their reasoning skills. 

    In our classrooms, students are given both voice and valuable practice in listening as they work together to justify, clarify, and defend their reasoning skills. 

  • Ft. Huachuca to host Marine Corps helicopter training

    Ft. Huachuca to host Marine Corps helicopter training

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-10-03 23:39:03 GMT
    CH-53 Sea Stallion (Source: Public Domain)CH-53 Sea Stallion (Source: Public Domain)

    Residents near Fort Huachuca may hear helicopters in the skies this weekend, as Fort Huachuca hosts a Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One's training exercise.   

    Residents near Fort Huachuca may hear helicopters in the skies this weekend, as Fort Huachuca hosts a Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One's training exercise.   

  • Ellsworth Elementary celebrates Grandparents Day

    Ellsworth Elementary celebrates Grandparents Day

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-10-03 23:01:09 GMT
    Joshua Johnson, kindergarten (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)Joshua Johnson, kindergarten (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Many grandparents joined their grandchildren for lunch and visited the Book Fair. 

    Many grandparents joined their grandchildren for lunch and visited the Book Fair. 

  • New Chief of Police for Nogales Police Department

    New Chief of Police for Nogales Police Department

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-10-03 22:56:01 GMT
    Roy Bermudez, new Chief of Police for the Nogales Police Department (Source: Nogales Police Department)Roy Bermudez, new Chief of Police for the Nogales Police Department (Source: Nogales Police Department)

    The Nogales Police Department is proud to announce the appointment of Roy Bermudez as the new Chief of Police.  

    The Nogales Police Department is proud to announce the appointment of Roy Bermudez as the new Chief of Police.  

  • 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

    Monday, October 2 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-10-02 23:47:43 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

    Monday, October 2 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-10-02 23:31:29 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.  

  • Local teen bitten by rattlesnake speaks out from hospital bed

    Local teen bitten by rattlesnake speaks out from hospital bed

    Friday, September 29 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-09-30 03:58:24 GMT
    Teen bit by baby rattlesnake. (Source: Tucson News Now)Teen bit by baby rattlesnake. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    According to the Arizona Poison and Drug information Center in Tucson, in 2016 there were 97 rattlesnake bites reported in Pima County. So far this year, there have been 91 rattlesnake bites reported.

    According to the Arizona Poison and Drug information Center in Tucson, in 2016 there were 97 rattlesnake bites reported in Pima County. So far this year, there have been 91 rattlesnake bites reported.

  • Pima County 4th Annual Anti-graffiti Poster Contest starts Oct. 1

    Pima County 4th Annual Anti-graffiti Poster Contest starts Oct. 1

    Friday, September 29 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-09-30 01:59:26 GMT
    (Source: Pima County)(Source: Pima County)

    Artists are encouraged to submit artwork "that conveys an effective anti-graffiti message" to use on posters for distribution at public libraries, schools, and community events around Pima County. 

    Artists are encouraged to submit artwork "that conveys an effective anti-graffiti message" to use on posters for distribution at public libraries, schools, and community events around Pima County. 

  • Combs High School to host the annual Community Football

    Combs High School to host the annual Community Football

    Friday, September 29 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-09-29 22:34:36 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Combs High School is proud to host the annual Community Football game for our elementary and middle school students and their families. 

    Combs High School is proud to host the annual Community Football game for our elementary and middle school students and their families. 

  • Jack W. Harmon Elementary Walk Your Child to School Day

    Jack W. Harmon Elementary Walk Your Child to School Day

    Friday, September 29 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-09-29 22:31:23 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    This is a great way to enjoy physical activity with the family and community as well as lower traffic congestion before school.  

    This is a great way to enjoy physical activity with the family and community as well as lower traffic congestion before school.  

  • Major changes for Tucson's Annual All Souls Procession

    Major changes for Tucson's Annual All Souls Procession

    Thursday, September 28 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-09-29 03:56:04 GMT
    Past participants in the All Souls Procession. (Source: Tucson News Now)Past participants in the All Souls Procession. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    In years past the event has started at 6th Ave and 7th Street near downtown. It will now start in the Barrio Hollywood neighborhood, on Grande just south of Speedway.

    In years past the event has started at 6th Ave and 7th Street near downtown. It will now start in the Barrio Hollywood neighborhood, on Grande just south of Speedway.

  • 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.

  • Jack W. Harmon Elementary annual career day

    Jack W. Harmon Elementary annual career day

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:00:37 GMT
    (Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)(Source: J.O. Combs Unified School District)

    Students attended many sessions hosted by Grand Canyon University, a nurse, a pilot, PCSO, the fire department and many others.  

    Students attended many sessions hosted by Grand Canyon University, a nurse, a pilot, PCSO, the fire department and many others.  

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  • 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.   

  • Southern Arizona VA Health Care System to host open house

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System to host open house

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:14:51 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    There will be a resource fair and town hall that will take place in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, and a hiring fair will take place at the Sports Park located on the Tucson VA campus.   

    There will be a resource fair and town hall that will take place in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, and a hiring fair will take place at the Sports Park located on the Tucson VA campus.   

  • Some Harvey donations haven't left Tucson

    Some Harvey donations haven't left Tucson

    Monday, October 23 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-10-23 23:52:26 GMT
    Donations for Harvey relief still in an AZ garage. (Source: Tucson News Now)Donations for Harvey relief still in an AZ garage. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Stacks of bottled water, bags of clothes, boxes of hygiene products and other items can be seen in photos that first showed up Sunday, October 22, on the Facebook page of Wide Bodies Car Club.  

    Stacks of bottled water, bags of clothes, boxes of hygiene products and other items can be seen in photos that first showed up Sunday, October 22, on the Facebook page of Wide Bodies Car Club.  

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