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Drexel Heights Fire District has hired a new Fire Marshal to oversee the district’s Fire Prevention Division.
In a rematch of a razor-close 2012 congressional race, Democratic Congressman Ron Barber is in a fight for his political life against Republican challenger Martha McSally, a retired A-10 pilot who nearly beat him two years ago.
From the left, Pablo Pena, Robert Dotson IV, Antonio Pallares, Mason Lefcourt, Todd Glick, Jr., Steve Marshall (Marana Broncos President), Brandon Paredes, Joshua Hart, Andrew Lefcourt, Desirae Burke and Eliza Sanchez.
Tucson Pride's signature event features live entertainment, more than 100 exhibitors, the ever-popular IBT's Drag Depot, a dance tent, fun for the kids, and more at the south soccer fields 11 and 12 at Kino Sports Complex. The 2014 Grand Marshall for Tucson's "Pride on Parade" and Pride event "Pride in the Desert" is Tucson's own Daniel Hernandez Jr. He was a congressional intern for the office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona's Eighth Congressional District, and while on the job assisting Congresswoman Giffords with a constituent event in Tucson on January 8, 2011, he took actions for which he is widely credited with saving the life of the Congresswoman after a gunman shot her and 18 other people.
Candidates for Legislative District 11 State Senate and House of Representatives will appear at the second 2014 Election Forum sponsored by Citizens for Picture Rocks (C4PR) on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Picture Rocks Community Center, 5615 N. Sanders Road. Former State Representative from Picture Rocks Jennifer Burns will again moderate as invited Senate candidates Jo Holt (D) and Steve Smith (R) respond to questions submitted from the community.
Candidates for Picture Rocks Fire District Governing Board, seated from left: David Putnam, Sherryn “Vicki” Marshall, Sandra Watson; standing, Moderator Jennifer Burns.
(BPT) - A positive attitude is one of the most powerful assets you can have. Positive people find success, good health, happiness, wealth and rewarding relationships throughout their lives. This is not because they are already successful, or because they are more confident, it is simply the attitude. The law of attraction is that positive thoughts lead to positive results. Your thoughts are much more powerful than just electric signals between synapses. They have the ability to define you and affect those around you. However, it’s not easy to summon this way of thinking on command. It may take years of patience and practice to change your overall mentality.
Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS) completed its acquisition of UNS Energy Corporation (NYSE: UNS) today, adding UNS Energy subsidiaries Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and UniSource Energy Services (UES) to its growing international family of electric and gas utility companies.
With a $7,500 grant, Picture Rocks Firefighter and outreach coordinator Billie Moon has secured a batch of advanced safety car seats for children.
Little did Jon Marshall know, but when he agreed to take on an intern from the Chapel Haven West program he was going to get a lot more. Marshall not only got a hard worker, but he got someone to mentor.
Trainer and Snap Fitness manager Jon Marshall spots Brandon Kane during one of their workouts. Kane, who has Asperger syndrome, interned at the facility but soon began competing and winning medals with the leadership of Marshall.
1. Court rules overturns Virginia's same-sex marriage ban
Although it is technically monsoon season, there has been nothing more than scant traces of rain. If the National Weather Service’s projections are accurate, Southern Arizona may not see a lot of rain in July either.
1. Ukraine's new leader hammers rebels while promising diplomacy
Watch out “Animal House”, move over “Old School” fans, the movie “Neighbors” has taken up residence as Hollywood’s newest frat-com. This film packs plenty of lewd behavior and laughs, as Seth Rogen (“Knocked Up”) and his family attempts to maintain some semblance of suburban peace and quiet. This comedy builds a strong case for audiences to look into their own Home Owners Associations and Neighborhood Watch programs. In the film, we see Rogen’s Mac Radner character team up with his wife, played perfectly by Rose Byrne (“Bridesmaids”), as they scheme ways to persuade Zac Efron to move his frat-pack to a new zip code.
On April 30, traffic was halted at Oracle and Magee roads as the intersection was filled with motor officers, a Pima County Regional SWAT vehicle, but it wasn’t for an emergency, it was for Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics.
More than any other time of the year, residents are being warned to watch their step as snakes are slithering out of hiding and into the warm weather.
While the summer months are commonly thought of as a time for poolside fun, local fire officials want to remind the public of the dangers that arise as people take to the water to keep cool.
Johnny Teachout, 7, hands the Special Olympic torch off to U.S. Marshall deputy Jordan Tefft after running, with the Oro Valley Police Department, their five-mile leg of the run.
1. The U.S. might cut its Afghanistan force to 5,000
NASA has given the OSIRIS-REx mission, led by the University of Arizona, the go-ahead to begin building the spacecraft, flight instruments, ground system and launch support facilities. OSIRIS-REx is the first U.S. mission slated to send a spacecraft to a near-earth asteroid and collect samples.
1. Pennsylvania student charged with high school stabbings