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Hikers from the Picture Rocks Community Center Hiking Club (PRCCHC) started their season with a Sept. 25 stroll around the SASCO smelter, which closed in 1919.
The Marana Town Council approved a measure to acquire the top portion of a $60,000 freeway monument sign near the interchange of Interstate 10 and Marana Road on during the March 4 regular meeting.
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Northwest Fire crews were dispatched to the area of Speedway Bl. and Anklam Road at 2:47 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports of a motor vehicle accident. Arriving in the area within minutes, the first arriving company was unable to locate the accident. Based on their experience of calls in the past, the crew continued into the Gates Pass area, which is part f the Saguaro National Monument Park and located the scene.
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The triple-digit temperatures are here, and so is the threat of a fire starting at any given moment. While fire officials put in nicely in asking the public to be vigilante in these dry summer months, this column will be a little more blunt. The bottom line being, use common sense and respect the land you are using for camping, living or driving.Those of you who smoke, use your ashtray. I still get annoyed when I’ve driving down the interstate in there’s an idiot flicking a cigarette butt out of the window. As the ashes stumbled along the asphalt, I find myself wishing that this is one of those moments where a cop is strategically placed in order to stop them immediately and fine them as much money as possible for putting lives and land in danger.
Film director Sande Zeig knew she had to make a movie about the Native American women before she even spoke to them. She was walking through Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport in 2006 when the bright yellow shirts in which they were all clad caught her eye. But it was the vibe they cast that drew her in.
Applicants sought for OV P&Z spot
Expanding rapidly northward from its human-caused point of origin near the international border with Mexico, the Monument Fire would eventually consume more than 30,000 acres and destroy more than 60 structures. Started on June 12, nearly a month would pass before full containment would be achieved.
Heavily damaged during June’s Monument Fire, Miller Canyon begins to show encouraging signs of recovery.
The Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is warning consumers about bogus charities that could be set up under the guise of assisting victims of the Monument Fire or other wildfires..
While many Americans are planning to celebrate our nation’s independence over the 4th of July weekend, local fire officials are preparing for problems that could happen now that the Arizona legislature has made some fireworks legal.
The Ironwood Hotshots spent last Friday in Northwest Tucson prepping their gear before heading to the Monument fire, which is burning in southern Arizona in the Coronado National Forest.
Ironwood Hotshot firefighter Anthony Lopez replaces the chain on a chainsaw last week. The crack firefighting team were in Tucson for a short time between fighting a fire in Carlsbad, NM, and heading to the Monument Fire near Sierra Vista.
Roll's family uplifted by outpouring of support
Golder Ranch has opportunity for volunteers
OV has post on its board of adjustment
Garden tour at Steam Pump is Thursday, Sept. 30
Next set of babysitting classes in NW this summer