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Talented students who love to play music are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Competition by Valentine’s Day – Feb. 14.
History buffs and music enthusiasts alike will find something to love at Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress Street, this weekend.
(NewsUSA) - In today's business world, it's wise to take advantage of any opportunity to be more productive. This is especially true for business travelers who spend many hours each week sitting on flights.
Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this winter that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park’s website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.
Teachers who want to learn more about impacts of stormwater pollution and other facts about the water cycle to apply to their classroom curricula have the opportunity to learn more at events held by Arizona Project WET, a program of the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center and supported by Pima Association of Governments and its Clean Water Starts With Me outreach campaign.
(NAPSI)—To make the most of the skin you’re in, you need to keep it hydrated. That’s one reason you should make sure your skin care routine is made up of formulas that enhance hydration and nourish the skin. Here are hints on how.
Celebrate the new year with Tucson Desert Song Festival soloists!
It’s no secret that the first impression is often the one that leaves the lasting impression. For Tucson, scenery around the airport has left many worried about the first impression the town is giving visitors who are coming to the region for business and pleasure.
Below is the Bluegrass Jam schedule for February 2015. The Desert Bluegrass Association – an all-volunteer, non-profit organization – sponsors these jams.
CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is commonly performed when someone goes into cardiopulmonary arrest. CPR does not have to be performed by a medical professional. Anyone can learn CPR so that they can use it in a situation where a medical professional has not yet arrived on the scene.
In the wake of the Marana Town Council’s 6-1 vote favoring a half-cent sales tax increase for the construction of a new police facility – a measure widely supported by community members – town officials will next seek bids to complete architectural and schematics plans for the project, which is anticipated for completion in the latter part of 2016.
In a recent meeting, the Marana Planning Commission approved a development plan and voted to recommend two rezoning requests, which will now go before the town council for final approval.
The price of gas has many drivers jumping for joy this holiday season.
The Town of Sahuarita was recently recognized at the Metropolitan Pima Alliance’s (MPA) 10th annual Common Ground Awards Ceremony for the successful Sahuarita Road Improvement Project.
Starting in November AMVETS Post 770 collected new, unwrapped toys and monetary donations for Toy For Tots. On Monday, Dec. 15, Past Commandant Manny Munguia of the Marine Corps League, Tucson Detachment 007, came to the AMVETS Post to pick up the toys and the check.
In December, Arizona’s State Transportation Board (STB) approved $15 million to initiate the environmental impact studies (EIS) needed to build the proposed Interstate 11 highway from Wickenberg to Nogales. The unanimous action followed a two-year study by the Arizona and Nevada Departments of Transportation urging construction of the new highway. Funding came from putting a number of just-approved construction and repair projects on indefinite hold.
So what are DIBELS? The acronym stands for Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy, a state test for kindergarten through sixth-grade students required three times a year.
Every year, people all across the country participate in a time-honored tradition and make bold New Year’s resolutions. Many of these resolutions have to do with improving our health and, sadly, many of them are broken by the end of January. It isn’t that we give up so much as we are overwhelmed. We have the best of intentions, but sometimes our resolutions are a bit too super-sized. Running a marathon might sound great on January 1, but thirty days later it can feel impossible.
This week’s Marana Town Council meeting will have two main items, one controversial and one that, while very important, should be pass with little drama.
While student athletes don’t have many scholastic worries over the winter break, they hardly have time off. Most northwest teams competed in holiday tournaments.
The Trees for Tucson program is now open for requests for low-cost trees for home delivery in the popular spring planting period. While trees can be planted throughout the year in the Tucson area, planting in the spring when trees are coming out of dormancy and the temperature is still cooler can ensure successful, healthy trees.
Happy New Year. I hope you are still adhering to your New Year’s resolutions. While county governments don’t necessarily make New Year’s resolutions, they do have goals and plans for the year, albeit generally geared toward fiscal years, which in Arizona are from July to June.
Now’s the time to gear up for the annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Show by attending the Desert Museum’s Mineral Madness event on Jan. 17 through Jan. 18. Attendees will want to spend some time viewing the Museum’s mineral collection in the Earth Sciences Center cave before heading to the gem and mineral showcase and sale in the Baldwin Education Building. The Desert Museum’s mineral collection is recognized as one of the most comprehensive regional collections in the world.