- Your Voice
When lyricists write about the south, you can most assuredly expect at least one food and beverage reference.
Tortolita Middle School’s Service Learning Class will celebrate the completion of their Aquaponic System during a dedication ceremony May.
I’m about to confess something that might lead you to question my scruples. I realize that doing so might not seem like the best course of action but in this case it can’t be avoided. Here goes: I’ve watched MTV’s show, Catfish. But wait; don’t immediately write me off as a wiggly-brained ninny. I watched the show after reading an article in which a therapist suggested that it might be a good program for teenagers to watch. According to the article, the show’s content appeals to teens but also can be an effective way to open their eyes to the dangers of dispensing personal information online. As the mother to three teen girls, I thought it reasonable to at least screen the show and find out for myself whether it would be a worthwhile (and appropriate) program for my kids. So I watched. That was my first mistake.
The recent discovery of common carp in Roper Lake is prompting the Arizona Game and Fish Department to remind the public that it is illegal to transport or release live fish into any water body without Department approval.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber introduced bipartisan legislation earlier this week to force Congress to address waste and duplication in the federal government which is costing taxpayers billions of dollars annually.
Advance Wristbands are now on sale for $8 at Zia Records for the Tucson Weekly’s Fall Club Crawl taking place on Saturday, Oct 6. It’s Tucson’s largest Music Festival with more than 25 stages of live music and will feature one of the top touring indie bands, DeVotchKa playing at the Rialto Theatre 11:30-1 a.m. The band won a Grammy Award in 2006 for performing all the music for the hit movie “Little Miss Sunshine.” DeVotchKa returns to Tucson after playing for capacity crowds at both the 2010 HOCO Festival and at the Rialto Theatre in 2009.
The Best of the Northwest received nearly 400 votes
Kathleen Madigan, who has been deemed by her peers as “the funniest woman comic in America,” didn’t disappoint when she visited The Rialto Theater on Feb. 17. The stop was one of many in her nationwide tour lasting through Oct. 13, when Madigan returns to her hometown of St. Louis for a final act.
Frying oil is the confirmed cause of a house fire at 9:15 p.m. Thursday night, that left two homeless, and caused $20,000 in damage.
NW church hosts women's event Saturday, Sept. 18
Trout stocked in Lemmon lake
Skip Raper with Mr. Fish places catfish, one by one, in the Marana Municipal Pool in preparation for the town's Founders' Day fishing event on Saturday. Children 14 and under were able to fish for free Saturday, with poles, fish cleaning and ice provided.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Skip Raper with Mr. Fish places catfish, one by one, in the Marana Municipal Pool in preparation for the town's Founders' Day fishing event on Saturday. Children 14 and under were able to fish for free Saturday, with poles, fish cleaning and ice provided.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Roger Coffman throws the one "lucky" albino catfish into the pool to be caught during Founders' Day. The kids who caught the albino catfish or one of 50 tagged fish won a prize.
Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer, Damien Rodriguez, 10, of Marana, holds the catfish he hooked during Saturday's Founders' Day fishing derby.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Skip Raper, right, and Roger Coffman with Mr. Fish load 500 catfish into the community pool in Marana. The live transport service brought the fish from hatcheries in Arkansas.
Marana celebrates a birthday this Saturday, with a full roster of activities for its 33rd annual Founders' Day celebration centered at Ora Mae Harn Park.
Marana is having its first fishing roundup at the 2010 Founders' Day celebration on Saturday, March 20.
Explorer file photo, Music, floats and more are part of the Marana Founders Day parade, to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 20.
Middle school asks for help with 'Cinderella'
Nutritionists will tell you breakfast is the most important meal, putting the fuel in our bodies to power us through the morning and into the day.
The public comment period for scoping has been re-opened on Arizona’s sport-fish stocking program.
Ten years ago, a University of Mississippi grad student decided to put together a symposium about Southern food.
Grilling gives fish great flavor without the need for lots of added cooking fat. But this healthy method for cooking seafood can be stressful if you don’t get the technique right.
May 4, 2005 - Texas Roadhouse, a new restaurant that has a country-western theme and is known for its sizzling steaks, is slated to open May 16 in Marana.