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Dr. Daniel L. Kester is Pima Community College’s Director of Veterans and Military Affiliated Services.
Tucson Meet Yourself, which is celebrating 41 years, wants you to join its family of volunteers. This year’s festival will be downtown Oct. 10-12 and will offer plenty of opportunities for volunteers to have a behind-the-scenes experience at the Southwest’s premiere cultural festival.
The candidates seeking the state's top office gathered in Tucson Thursday night, debating issues from the economy to education.
Pima Community College organizers of the Plus 50 Career and Job Fair for mature workers say the event will have resources and opportunities geared to jobseekers age 50 and older, who face unique challenges in their search.
The latest media rankings for high school football are out and there is starting to be a lot of moving going on as the season gets into its fourth week.
Although it will not be official until the Amphi School District Governing Board meets on September 23, Kelly Fowler will return as head coach of the Canyon Del Oro softball team.
You may have to change your driving routes for the coming storm due to wash and road closures that are expected.
Oro Valley authorities have confirmed that Sahuarita Town Attorney Daniel Jay Hochuli has been charged with driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content exceeding the legal limit.
A suspect linked to the break-in of more than 50 vehicles in the Town of Oro Valley is considered to be in hiding, according to Oro Valley Police Department Public Information Officer Lt. Kara Riley.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
One of the primary allures of the Tucson climate is the seemingly endless amount of outdoor entertainment that can take place nearly year round. Games of golf, family picnics, hiking expeditions, and films underneath the stars have become community favorites in years past, but one local theater group is quietly bringing a much more educational twist to the list.
Dennis Grannan, Associate Director of Music at Catalina United Methodist Church in Tucson, will present a special concert on Friday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary, 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. The concert is part of the Catalina Organ Festival, a year-long series of concerts, recitals, and other events.
Why is it that David Garcia, the Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, has locked up major endorsements from Republicans, Democrats, the business community and educators, while his Republican opponent Diane Douglas has no big names in her corner?
On Aug. 26, the Town of Oro Valley conducted its primary election. Previously, the town’s nonpartisan primary and general elections were held in March and May respectively and conducted as mail ballot elections. Due to a recent change in state law (HB 2826), the town is now required to consolidate its primary and general elections with Pima County’s partisan primary polling place election in August, and the general polling place election in November.
In her recent monthly column for The Explorer, District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller asserts that Pima County lacks the leadership to solve the county’s road maintenance problem. Supervisor Miller’s comments are very disappointing – as well as inaccurate.
Construction of an innovative solar power system reached a milestone recently, when crews install a giant ‘solar receiver’ that will help provide a renewable “boost” to Tucson Electric Power’s largest local power plant.
Thursday, Sept. 18
Once again we share in the sadness of losing one of our most beloved entertainers, Robin Williams. He was someone I grew up seeing on television and in the movies. He seemed real, kind and so very funny. Many were shocked to learn that he had taken his life after struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues for many years. I mean, how can someone so talented be so troubled? How does someone who spent years making us laugh, cry, think and feel be someone who we could not collectively save with our appreciation and adoration? How did fame and fortune not create a ‘cure’ for whatever was ailing him?
When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.
After a successful re-launching of the Sunday Evening Forum in early 2014, the Sunday Evening Forum announces an armchair-style interview with Linda Ronstadt on Oct. 5, at the Fox Theatre.
With a skilled, mature and coachable volleyball team, the Nighthawks are coming into this season with all the necessary tools, but the question remains as to whether this is the team that will bring home Ironwood Ridge’s first state title.