Wednesday, July 9, 2014 4:00 am
In 1891, Dr. James Naismith was in search of a physical indoor game that could be played by athletes during the cold winter months in Springfield, Mo. At the YMCA’s Springfield College, Naismith hung two peach baskets on either side of a room and the game of basketball was invented. This may be a fact that a lot of basketball fans already know, but do they also know that the sports of volleyball and racquetball were also invented at the YMCA?
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 4:00 am
The University of Arizona’s most historic and iconic building is getting a $13.5 million makeover.
Monday, November 11, 2013 10:34 am
For a designer or architect, being able to shape the restoration and renovation of an important historic building like Old Main is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 3:00 am
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am
A little over two years from now, you might be going to the 1891
Courthouse to see the Pinal County Board of Supervisors in
courtesy photo, Built in 1891, the Pinal County Courthouse is the subject of a massive rehabilitation and improvement project that will enable the Pinal County Board of Supervisors and other county agencies to utilize the now vacant space. The cost of the two-year project is estimated at $6 million.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
The Town of Oro Valley could take money from
its reserves to pay for restoration work at a historic
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 11:00 pm
Jean Sibelius composed two works that are noted for their
romantic nationalism, "Finlandia" and his "D Major Symphony No.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:00 am
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:00 pm
Buried under decades of the dirt, droppings and debris of a
crumbling chicken coop, workers at Oro Valley's Steam Pump Ranch
found a treasure trove of history.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:00 am
On Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1896, a dentist’s ad in
the Arizona Gazette offered silver fillings for $1.50 and
extractions for 50 cents, with a Saturday special of 25 cents.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:00 am
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:00 pm
On Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1858, the first Butterfield Overland Mail
coach entered Arizona by way of Stein’s Pass.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 11:00 pm
On Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1891, Dr. J.C. Handy, physician and
former chancellor of the University of Arizona, was shot and
fatally wounded by attorney Francis J. Heney during a quarrel at
the corner of Pennington and Church streets in Tucson.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008 11:00 pm
On Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1877, Ed Schieffelin recorded his claim
to the “Tombstone Mine” in the Territorial courthouse in
Tuesday, August 5, 2008 11:00 pm
On Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1873, Vincente Hernandez, keeper of a
general store and jewelry shop in Tucson, and his wife were beaten
to death and robbed. Two days later a citizens committee hanged the
murderers from the gallows in the plaza.
Tuesday, August 31, 2004 11:00 pm
August 25, 2004 - Since its incorporation in 1952, Marana-based
Krebs Engineers, 5505 W. Gillette Road, has become one of the
world's leading producers of a product that separates the wheat
from the chaff, so to speak.
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