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The interior of Columbine II is filled with various parts and pieces, which is taking a beating over time in the Arizona heat.
Columbine came to Marana in 2005.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the president on board when the plane received the designation Air Force One.
These are the seats near the front of the cabin where press and secret service sat during the presidential journeys.
The Columbine is 97 feet long and 103 feet wide.
Various parts fill the cabin of the aircraft.
The Columbine II has been sitting at the Marana Regional Airport since 2005.
The Marana Regional Airport is currently the home for the first plane to ever receive the designation of Air Force One, Columbine. The plane, a Lockheed VC-121 Constellation 48-610, received the designation of Air Force One in 1953.
Columbine came to Marana in 2005.
At age 51, Mary Lynn Goebel is afraid of what the future holds. She is preparing a resume for the first time since she was 19, and facing the reality of having to close her business, Wicker and Weaves, after 32 years.
The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador chicken and pasta at last Thursday's joint session of the Marana and Tucson chambers of commerce was far from rubbery. Quite good, truly.
This year marks anniversaries for many generations, some still with us, but more often gone, now only remembered in our history books for the contributions they made to the nation we are. But also memorialized on mantelpieces and in family photo albums, an empty space now filled with fond memories or painful recollections.
Roger Dougan, the manager of the Marana-Northwest-Regional Airport who was suspended and placed on paid administrative leave last month, is expected to tender his resignation by June 30.
The Marana Police Department will be conducting DUI Saturation Patrols in conjunction with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force throughout the Labor Day Weekend. Labor Day Weekend is traditionally one of the most dangerous weekends on our roadways. Our goal is to make this a safe weekend for everyone, and prevent serious injuries and fatal collisions. Officers will be proactive in our efforts to prevent these traffic collisions from occurring, and stress the importance of having a designated sober driver and drinking responsibly.
The Naranja Town Site Master Plan Task Force on Aug.19 will ask residents for their reaction to two options for locating town buildings on the 214-acre park site even though several of the panel's members are opposed to placing such facilities there.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - "Join The Force" and Help Save Lives is an initiative formed to fight lung cancer in women, which is the No. 1 cancer killer of women. LUNG FORCE will make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding. Learn more at Lungforce.org.
A few days from now, in a water park not far away… Join the 501st Legion, Dune Sea Garrison, and Rebel Legion on Saturday August 2nd at Breakers Water Park to help fight Childhood Cancer.
(NAPSI)—When it comes to dealing with extreme weather such as hurricanes, planning and preparedness can pay big dividends. That’s the word from the experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, also known as NOAA.
The movie “Noah,” starring Russell Crowe, tells the story of a man who must become his own “force of nature” to prepare for extreme weather. (NAPS)
Mary Ferris came to Oro Valley in 1985, by way of Boston, by way of Madrid, Spain, by way of Goose Bay, Labrador, by way of St. Paul, Minnesota— and a few other places in between.
The recent shooting at the DC Navy shipyard will again energize those individuals calling for stricter gun laws. This is the usual, to be expected, response from those that refuse to deal with facts.
Governor Jan Brewer today established via Executive Order the Governor’s Task Force on Human Trafficking. Among their charges, members will be tasked with identifying opportunities to strengthen Arizona’s current human trafficking statutes, with the ultimate goal of reducing human trafficking and assisting victims of this heinous crime.
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force deployed from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., in the Tucson-Pima County area to detect, investigate, and remove those drivers found to be impaired to the slightest degree from the use of alcohol and/or drugs on the public highways and streets of the community.