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(BPT) - To satisfy homeowners seeking to add a signature style to their indoor living spaces, more and more design professionals and builders are going back to basics and rediscovering the versatility, durability and good looks of cypress.
Joseph Bailey Jr., a Navy veteran, mounts Fiesta as part of his therapy through the Heroes on Horses program in Tucson.
Joseph Bailey Jr. starts his Thursday mornings with Fiesta, a black-and-white-patterned horse. Bailey brushes Fiesta and whispers in his ear for him to behave before the two begin their ride.
Tucson celebrates Jesuit missionary Euesbio Francisco Kino as a revered person in local history. Fr. Kino, an Italian, arrived in the Southwest in March, 1699, following the Spanish conquistadores to Christianize the Indians. He was charismatic and energetic, bringing the Tohono O’odham grain seeds, livestock, fruit trees and vegetables -- and a forced change in a way of life lived for thousands of years. European crops joined the corn, beans and squash grown in the desert for thousands of years using intricate canal and mountain terraces to control water.
(BPT) - Her grandfather fought in World War II, her father in Vietnam and her college boyfriend in Desert Storm. Her best friend of 30 years was a Navy recruiter. Yet when Vivian Wall’s two young children asked why they should care about Veterans Day, she was unsure how to communicate its significance.
The Northwest Outriders 4H Club put together their biggest "haunted horse trailer" yet, complete with graveyard.
Adding to its growing number of 1,700 stores nationwide, Tractor Supply Co. – a one-stop for everything store, has finally found its place in Tucson.
Partnering with the Gladden Farms Community to provide a day full of fall festivities, live entertainment and food, the town of Marana will be hosting, for the first time, the Marana Harvest Festival on Oct. 25.
He’s a cowboy, cattle rancher and horse lover who embodies the Western way of life.
The CCFA and Food For Horses will present Tucson Food Truck Rally for a Cause, taking place on the northwest corner of Campbell and Ft. Lowell roads on Oct. 15, and featuring delicious food trucks.
“Buy tickets now and see it later!”
Owners of Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch, located north of Saguaro National Park West, were approached by Mattamy Homes who now awaits approval to develop on the historic ranch.
Five years ago, Deborah Knickerbocker was given three alpacas from someone leaving town. Today, she runs Busy Bobbin Alpaca Ranch in Marana and has 29 alpacas roaming the property.
When the town of Marana opened the Twin Peaks Interchange in 2010, it paved the road for economic development along a busy stretch of Interstate 10. Four years and one tough recession later, those plans are coming together.
The Marana Farm Co-op has a number of goals. The main objective is sustainable agriculture and healthy eating, but everything from saving money to education is also behind what the Co-op tries to do.
Kids participating in Oro Valley’s Art at the Ranch summer camp paint horseshoes. Last week’s theme was horses, while this week’s theme is reptiles and next week’s theme will be insects.
This is not a garden variety letter to the editor. I am not complaining about the Oro Valley Town government, the traffic on Oracle Road, the driving habits of snowbirds, or the herd of Javelina that sometimes peek at me over the small wall in front of my house in Rancho Vistoso.
During the summer months, many Pima County residents find relief from the heat by enjoying their pools. Most gatherings revolve around community and backyard pools. The following may help heighten your awareness around water and keep you and your loved ones safe while swimming.
Eldon Housley is relatively new to the world of Cowboy poetry, but is by no means new to being a cowboy. Housley, whose poems tell the adventures of his grandson Jake and his dog Buster, is a frequent performer and is making a name for himself as both a poet and singer of “old time cowboy songs.”
While at Tohono Chul Park for the Bloom Night event Friday night, Shirl Lamonna took this photo of this sculpture with the moon peaking through the clouds in the background.
Being built to reflect more of the town’s community and history, the first phase of the Marana Heritage River Park is close to completion. The first phase is the community and demonstration garden.
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