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Albert Pesqueira, Assistant Chief of Support Services at the Northwest Fire District, announces his retirement after 44 years in the fire service. His last day in office will be Friday, September 20, 2013.
I was disappointed in Pima County District Attorney Barbara LaWall’s lack of interest in righting a more than 40-year wrong recently.
Volunteers needed for MS walk
Hazy smoke filled the air as flames illuminated the night skies over Tucson that tragic night in December 1970.
photo by Fred Bear Sr., Half of the sign on the Hotel Pioneer shut down the night of Dec. 19, 1970 when 28 people died in a fire that raged through the downtown building. A documentary film commemorating the event is titled “Hot Pion,” named for the neon sign atop the hotel.
courtesy photo, Smoke obscured the view of the Hotel Pioneer in downtown Tucson. Fire destroyed the building on the night of Dec. 19, 1970. A firefighter who helped battle the blaze has produced a documentary film to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the event.
For the moment at least, long-neglected Steam Pump Ranch, a legendary 1870s watering hole and stagecoach stop below Pusch Ridge, has escaped the old blade and scrape.
The five major executive branch offices in Arizona are governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and superintendent of public instruction. The following are overviews of the candidates in the Sept. 10 primary election races. Uncontested major and third party candidates will automatically advance to the general election Nov. 5. The Northwest EXPLORER will provide more information about their campaigns in our October general election coverage.