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The Pima County Health Department and the Arizona Department of Health Services have confirmed that a minor who was cared for at a Pima County hospital has died due to complications from the flu virus. The patient had other underlying health conditions that may have led to a higher risk for complications from the flu. This case marks the first reported pediatric flu related death in Arizona this season, and the first in Pima County since 2009.
TUCSON - Retired Air Force Colonel Martha McSally today was named the official winner of the race for AZ CD-2, after results from a state-mandated recount gave her a 167 victory over incumbent Ron Barber. The court announcement is the last step in the recount process and makes McSally's victory final in CD-2.
In a vote on Dec. 11, the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted to support the town council’s plan to increase sales taxes and purchase the Hilton El Conquistador country club building, golf course, tennis courts and facilities for $1 million.
(NAPSM)—Entre esta temporada de festividades, cuando anticipamos reunirnos con nuestras familias y amigos alrededor de la mesa del comedor, es el momento preciso para tomar cuenta nuestra salud y como nuestros hábitos alimenticios están afectando, no solo a nuestras cinturas, sino a la tendencia a desarrollar una enfermedad crónica.
PIMA COUNTY – Public officials and trade representatives from Jinju City, South Korea, met with Pima County officials Friday as part of a four-day economic tour of Phoenix and Tucson.
Town of Oro Valley Procurement Administrator Brian Garrity has been appointed to the National Procurement Institute (NPI) Board of Directors.
After more than a month of speculation, the Oro Valley Town Council finally thought it was time to include those taxpaying citizens in on the secret that they were going to be buying a golf course for $1 million. They stress that it comes with a community center though.
Oro Valley’s top officials know the town’s recently unveiled plans to raise sales taxes and to purchase the El Conquistador golf and recreation facilities seem rushed and unorthodox – but it’s a rare opportunity that may never come around again, they say.
When anglers head to two eastern Arizona rivers this spring for trout season, that lunker fit for the frying pan may look surprisingly high-tech, starting with a 6-inch wire hanging from its belly.
Fans who make their way to Phoenix Suns or Phoenix Mercury games will have to get used to a new name for the teams’ home. The US Airways Center will soon be known as the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
(NAPSI)—Each year, cold and flu season strikes just as families are preparing to get together and celebrate the holidays. During these joyous times, stuffy noses, body aches and headaches are the last thing any child wants to experience.
PIMA COUNTY – The Pima County Elections Department is preparing for a recount in the Congressional District 2 race between incumbent Democrat Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally.
This season, many Tucson, Green Valley and seniors from surrounding communities who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the Be a Santa to a Senior program. Sponsored by the local Home Instead Senior Care office, the program brings together area nonprofits, retailers, numerous volunteers and members of the community to provide gifts and companionship for lonely and isolated seniors.
In December, the post will be having a Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 20. Bring an appetizer and a white elephant gift. On Wednesday, Dec. 31, there will be a New Year’s Eve party starting at 5 p.m. A band will start at 8 p.m.
The 8th annual “Senior Citizen Fire Academy” will include specialized safety training plus a closer look at the local fire department and the services it provides. Program participants will receive not only important information they will also receive free safety resources for their home.
A Catalina Foothills High School student is being charged with two felonies after he was caught using his cellphone to take video up his teacher’s skirt.
A new study by the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC) shows that overall, high school students in Pima County are using fewer drugs than they were in 2012, the last year data was collected.
The herbicide glyphosate and the “inert ingredient” POEA, used in Roundup, are reported in Scientific American to kill human cells. Roundup is linked to birth defects, Parkinson’s Disease, infertility and cancer. Despite the growing evidence about the herbicide’s dangers, Saguaro National Park sprayed 3,550 gallons of the poison on 375 park acres with helicopters Aug. 19-24 in its efforts to fight buffelgrass.
When an injury in December 2012 forced Robert Acosta to put his soccer dreams on hold, he returned from New York to his hometown of Tucson with five outfits, a couple training jerseys, and $18 to his name.
(BPT) - If your boss hands you a new assignment and tells you to take your time, and you think "What’s the catch?", congratulations - you are officially part of the 21st century workforce. Today’s work environment is go-go-go all the time, and phrases like “take a break” or “slow down” seem to have been left behind.
Due to a less than one-tenth of one percent difference between Republican Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Ron Barber, an official recount of the votes will take place.