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The West isn't so wild any more, but a group in Marana is trying to hold onto a little piece of it.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Cowboys and cowgirls at Marana Heritage Rodeo Grounds events are always equipped with jeans, boots and spurs.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Young cowboys watch the rodeo as the sun sets.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Victor Estrada competes in the bull-riding event, held each Friday night at the Marana Heritage Rodeo Grounds.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, High-bucking cowboy Joey Sigley gives a good ride on a Friday night bull in Marana.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Marcus Olivars, 6, of Willcox hangs on during mutton-busting.
Tucson 7 Iowa 6 - Thursday
Tucson Padres Game Summary
Northwest Medical Center continues to fulfill its promise to see emergency room patients in 30 minutes or less since last October, and plans to continue the program through 2012 and the foreseeable future.
(BPT) - Picture this: It’s late in the evening when you realize that something is very wrong with your dog. Your normal veterinary clinic is closed, but you’re not sure if the problem can wait until tomorrow. You rush your pet to the closest ER and hope for the best.
Governor Jan Brewer has announced the Arizona Department of Veterans Services has been awarded a $7.6 million federal grant to establish the new State Veterans’ Cemetery in Marana.
If the NBA offseason is the ideal time for teams to glue themselves to their office desks and cell phones in attempts of enticing new and exciting talent to their organization, a handful of teams did not receive the memo. In fact, only about one-third of NBA teams have a legitimate chance of surviving deep into the playoffs during the upcoming 2013-2014 season. What is worse is that a handful of ball clubs have abandoned all discretion in order to throw a team on the court that knowingly has little to no chance of winning more than a quarter of their matchups. The Philadelphia 76ers signed away their franchise player, Jrue Holiday, in exchange for a future draft pick and an unproven center with no offensive game and a bum knee in Nerlens Noel. The Utah Jazz seemingly locked up their bank accounts and turned off their phone lines when it came time to negotiate the contracts of their two best players, Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap, letting both all-stars sign with different teams. The Boston Celtics traded Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, both future hall of famers who have brought the Larry O’brien Trophy to Beantown, in exchange for a slew of expiring contracts. So what powerful force has brought about basketball’s Diaspora of talent from cities such as these? The answer is a skinny 18-year-old kid from Toronto.
Jan 19, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) addresses the media after the 2013 NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports
As expected, there was no lack of excitement through the first round of the NBA playoffs. Two series’ being decided in a game seven and a #8 seed upsetting the team with the best record throughout the regular season. In addition, a much anticipated Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers matchup is finally set after the Lakers edged out the Denver Nuggets in a season saving game seven. It’s safe to say that these playoffs won’t disappoint.
In response to E. Echkhoff “problems with hospital billing”. We have been victimized by the same hospital, and it has been a sore spot with me ever since! In March of 2010, my son was scheduled for a sleep study at the building next to the OV Hospital. There is no way to get into that particular building after hours. We were told to go to the OV Hospital ER and someone there would contact the staff in the other building and someone would come over to the ER and get my son. No wristband, no insurance card given to OV Hospital ER, no nothing done at the hospital. The lady at the ER simply made a call. Someone came from the other building and got my son for the sleep study test!! A while later, we received a bill from OV Hospital for $500. I did what you did Mr. Echkhoff - I talked to the billing office, to a manager or supervisor, etc. They had no reason to collect $500 They did not care and threatened us with a collection agency!! Bottom line; my son had to pay them the $500. Through payments because he could not afford to pay the entire amount! Just recently I had to go to ER for a medical condition. Even though I had to get there quickly. I refused, and was driven to NW Hospital. I want nothing to do with the unreasonable people at OV Hospital. In fact, I still want the $500 refunded to my son. No one deserves to be treated like we have been, Mr. Echkhoff. I seriously think an investigation should be conducted.
Pitcher Chase Anderson won his first five starts as a Diamondback and through Monday had a 7-6 record and 3.90 ERA.
1. Justices rule in favor of prayers at town meetings
Blaze Hamaker from Centennial, Wyoming holds on to Bitter Dan during the saddle bronc riding for a score of 76.
What began as 32 NFL teams in search of winning the prestigious, Lombardi Trophy has transformed into two teams and two brothers battling for the coveted “champion” title. On Sunday, Jim and John Harbaugh set up the first matchup where two brothers would coach against each other in the Super Bowl.
Victims killed at a political event with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday are shown. From top left, Christina Taylor Green, 9, Dorothy Morris, 76, Arizona Federal District Judge John Roll, 63, from bottom left, Phyllis Schneck, 79, Dorwin Stoddard, 76, and Gabe Zimmerman, 30.