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Oro Valley resident Duane Sebens took these pictures in her back yard as this hawk sat and drank from the fountain for about 5 minutes.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Filled with emotions, Ironwood Ridge senior Tanner Todd was visibly upset after the last play of his high school football career. The Nighthawks lost 38-28 to Peoria Centennial in Friday night's 5A-II semifinal game.
Contributed photo, Ironwood Ridge High School students perform "Belle" from the musical "Beauty and the Beast," one of 13 shows in the Broadway Showcase production this Thursday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. In this rehearsal scene are, from left, students Tanner Herring, Andrea O'Brien, Carolyn Box, Alyssa Lowry, Katie Cocchi, Eric Bohorquez, Kristina Arnold, Abbie Fioccoprile, Andrew Gleckler, Jeff Conte and Taylor Cook. Tickets for the show at the IRHS auditorium, 2475 W. Naranja Drive, are $8, $7 seniors (65 and older) and $6 for students. They are available online at http://www.seatyourself.biz/ironwood.
courtesy photo, Enjoy Lynyrd Skynyrd in concert, Tuesday, Sept. 8 at AVA Amphitheater.
Brandon Hays/The Explorer, Early monsoon rain is bringing cacti, such as this chain fruit cholla, into bloom. Tohono Chul Park is inviting people to see blooming pincushions through July 24.
Explorer file photo, For years, Quentin "Sonny" Kahler collected money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in front of Oro Valley grocery stores.
Explorer file photo, A vibrant downtown can help Tucson recruit and keep the economically vital "creative class," TREO board members believe.