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Popular comedian Joan Rivers, 81, was pronounced dead at a New York hospital thursday.
Grain River Asian Bistro serves Orange Chicken, Red Curry and a Pad Thai dish at its restaurant.
Grain River Asian Bistro was opened in 2011 by Lynn Lin and her husband Will Yang. The Asian restaurant serves Thai, Korean, Chinese and Japanese dishes.
The Red Curry is one of the restaurants more popular dishes. Grain River Asian Bistro makes an effort to have high quality customer service.
The River Road Ramblers band is made up of experienced musicians on trumpet, clarinet, tenor sax, trombone, guitar, piano, bass and drums.
Shop for locally grown fruits/vegetables, plants, flowers, eggs, baked/canned goods, honey, gourds, and herbal remedies at Mercado San Agustin on Thursdays, 4-7 p.m., May-September.
Kick-off river season in style with Salt River Tubing’s annual launch event. This western-themed shindig offers free cowboy boot koozies and bandanas to the first 500 tubers, live music from 98KUPD, line dancing and lots of giveaways, not to mention a leisurely float down the scenic Lower Salt River.
On November 18, 1988, Congress created the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. Stretching nearly 40 miles from the Mexican border to St. David, Ariz., this region, controlled by the BLM, covers close to 58,000 acres. Located along north flowing San Pedro River, banks are dominated by massive Fremont cottonwood trees. Human occupation of the area dates to 13,000 years ago.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, Felling trees large and small into waters near their home, beavers store food for the winter and strengthen dams. Reintroduced in 1999, beavers are once again damming the San Pedro River east of Sierra Vista.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, A massive cottonwood displays its fall colors at the north shore of Green Kingfisher Pond along the Sand Pedro Trail. This is one of many sights hiking the trail east of Sierra Vista.
Rick Metcalf/Special to The Explorer, Fall color reflects its beauty in the still waters of the San Pedro River. The San Pedro River Trail System provides miles of easy walking amidst huge cottonwood trees.
Jan. 26, 2005 - River Road has as many twists and turns as the winding waterway for which it is named. The road also will have its share of rough water during the next 20 months or so.
The pits of the sand and gravel mines that gape and yawn along the length of the Santa Cruz River in Marana are facing tougher regulation and reviews by the town, and mines in unincorporated areas may soon receive similar scrutiny as Pima County pledges to follow Marana's lead.
Members of the Marana Parks and Recreation Department gave a presentation to the council on Dec. 17 regarding the development and construction of the Marana Heritage River Park.
Northwest Fire crews responded to River Road at San Joaquin Ave. after a reported two car accident. A 4-door sedan and a passenger pick-up collided causing the pick-up truck to overturn according to Northwest Fire Captain Adam Goldberg.
Crews from Northwest Fire District responded to a swift water rescue in the Rillito River just west of La Canada at 6:35 p.m. Saturday.
Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle rollover at 7:52 a.m. Thursday. The accident occurred west of the intersection at the westbound entrance to the Children's Adventure Learning Center.
Allstate Insurance Company is proud to announce the opening of a new office in Tucson, which is independently owned and operated by Agent Christopher Benear. The office is located at 1660 E. River Rd. #150 and can be reached by calling 300-9525.
Erin Schmidt, ESchmidt@ExplorerNews.com