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Every Thursday Continental Ranch hosts their own farmers market. For four hours, between 25-35 vendors serve up a wide variety of goods and crafts.
1– Bring the entire family to the old-fashioned Pima County Fair featuring exhibits, food, stage concerts, and other live entertainment, carnival rides, educational exhibits, and a gem and mineral show. Details: 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 17-27; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $8, $3 ages 6-10, $5 parking; 762-9100.
Mike Doty and Oliver Harris combined on a five-inning perfect game as the Pusch Ridge baseball team downed Patagonia 19-0 on Tuesday afternoon.
Ten Catalina Foothills and four Ironwood Ridge tennis players earned top-eight seeds in the Division II boys and girls singles and doubles state tournament.
PHOENIX – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated more than 1,100 square miles of southern Arizona and New Mexico as critical habitat for the endangered jaguar.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department annual aerial surveys of big game populations in southeastern Arizona will continue in January.
Patagonia's small-town fair offers gifts and goodies from 125-plus vendors, non-stop entertainment, specialty foods, information booths, and a children's carnival.
For four years, students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix have worked toward "Match Day" – the day they learn where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians, a major step in building a medical career.
The Visitor Center at Patagonia Lake State Park will open and the popular Pontoon Boat Trips will begin on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Visitor Center will be open from 8am until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through Sundays this season.
Arizona’s state parks offer an economical option for summer vacations, providing more than 1,000 campsites for campers. Parks such as Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area in Show Low are booking quickly and Roper Lake in Safford is popular since it is next to Mount Graham. Lyman Lake near Springerville will be open June 17-Oct. 17 and the park has cabins, yurts, a swimming beach and hot showers. If you choose the yurts and cabins your family can stay for $35-$50 a night. The campsites in the parks also offer many amenities, including hot showers.
The Arizona International Film Festival, the longest running and largest film festival in Arizona, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year and will run from April 1 to 20 at exhibition venues throughout Tucson and Southern Arizona.
Newly re-elected Republican Sen. Al Melvin drove south from the Arizona Capitol on Monday, talking on his hands-free device — he’s an advocate of legislation to ban texting while driving — about his victory over Democrat Cheryl Cage in last Tuesday’s District 26 Senate election.
NW church hosts women's event Saturday, Sept. 18
What Giffords did is 'extreme,' irresponsible
Gowned, masked and awed, I stood on the anestheologist's raised platform at the patient's head and peered over the blue drape. Three feet away, cardiac surgeon Jack Copeland, M.D., was busy using a cautery tool to separate a partially-clogged blood vessel from the muscle of the patient's beating heart.
Trout stocked in Lemmon lake
Sherry Bryant isn't interested simply in depicting an animal on a painted canvass.
The Arizona State Parks Board voted last week to keep nine parks open and close the remaining 13 parks in a series of phased closures.
Quail Run gets hoops, themes from the Starz
Special to The Explorer
J. Ross Browne wrote in his book “A Tour Through Arizona, 1864 or, Adventures in the Apache Country,” that he was, in a modern term, clueless there was “within the territorial limits of the United States a city more remarkable in many respects than Jericho — the walls of which were blown down by horns; for, in this case, the walls were chiefly built up by horns — a city realizing, to some extent, my impressions of what Sodom and Gomorrah must have been before they were destroyed by the vengeance of the Lord.”
Over six years, Jim Malusa engaged in a long bicycle journey using money that Discovery Channel gave him for his travels.
On Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1927, the contract was awarded to Sumner-Sollitt Co. of Chicago for the construction of the U.S. Veterans Hospital in Tucson.