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This time of year marks a solemn occasion for anyone who believes in the unquestionable power of freedom and liberty.
Last Sunday, the nation marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with moving tributes to the victims and first responders of the terrorist attacks that shook our world.
This week, we’ll see and read a lot about 9/11. No one was left untouched when the terrorists attacked the United States that day.
A flight instructor involved in a Saturday morning airplane crash at Marana Regional Airport has died of his injuries, according to Northwest Fire Captain Adam Goldberg.
Photo courtesy of Northwest Fire, A plane crashed at Marana Regional Airport Saturday morning and its pilot, instructor Robert Cloutier, died as a result of the crash. A 16-year-old passenger, Julia Nicholson, was expected to be released from the hospital Monday or Tuesday of this week.
On April 8, 2000, 10 years ago Thursday, an MV-22 Osprey aircraft crashed and burst into flames during an evening noncombatant evacuation maneuver at Marana Regional Airport.
The colors — flags of America, Arizona and the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company — were carried into the moment by three people on horseback.
Letters to the editor published in the May 27, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
Feb. 2, 1959. It would be the night rock ‘n’ rollers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and J.P. “Big Bopper” Richardson appeared on stage for the last time at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.
Even though the planes and the airport stand in miniature, to the model airplane pilots who converged last weekend on the Tucson International Modelplex Park, it’s one of the biggest things around.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Competitors and teammates all pitch in and donate parts to help a fellow competitor repair his plane after a crash Sunday at the Tucson Aerobatic Shootout.
A pilot was killed over the weekend when his self-built plane crashed in Avra Valley last Sunday.
August 10, 2005 - They glisten and gleam in the sun, sticking up out of the desert like row upon row of bright white shark teeth.
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 firing of a paramedic who tested positive for cocaine use during a drug test has placed Northwest Fire and Rescue District Chief Jeff Piechura at odds with the firefighter's union that has staunchly supported him in the past.