Monday, August 12, 2013 3:22 pm
The recent discovery of common carp in Roper Lake is prompting the Arizona Game and Fish Department to remind the public that it is illegal to transport or release live fish into any water body without Department approval.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:47 am
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber introduced bipartisan legislation earlier this week to force Congress to address waste and duplication in the federal government which is costing taxpayers billions of dollars annually.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am
Advance Wristbands are now on sale for $8 at Zia Records for the Tucson Weekly’s Fall Club Crawl taking place on Saturday, Oct 6. It’s Tucson’s largest Music Festival with more than 25 stages of live music and will feature one of the top touring indie bands, DeVotchKa playing at the Rialto Theatre 11:30-1 a.m. The band won a Grammy Award in 2006 for performing all the music for the hit movie “Little Miss Sunshine.” DeVotchKa returns to Tucson after playing for capacity crowds at both the 2010 HOCO Festival and at the Rialto Theatre in 2009.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 2:50 pm
The Best of the Northwest received nearly 400 votes
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 4:00 am
Kathleen Madigan, who has been deemed by her peers as “the
funniest woman comic in America,” didn’t disappoint when she
visited The Rialto Theater on Feb. 17. The stop was one of many in
her nationwide tour lasting through Oct. 13, when Madigan returns
to her hometown of St. Louis for a final act.
Friday, January 6, 2012 9:54 am
Frying oil is the confirmed cause of a house fire at 9:15 p.m.
Thursday night, that left two homeless, and caused $20,000 in
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:00 pm
NW church hosts women's event Saturday, Sept. 18
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
Trout stocked in Lemmon lake
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 11:00 pm
Skip Raper with Mr. Fish places catfish, one
by one, in the Marana Municipal Pool in preparation for the town's
Founders' Day fishing event on Saturday. Children 14 and under were
able to fish for free Saturday, with poles, fish cleaning and ice
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Skip Raper with Mr. Fish places catfish, one by one, in the Marana Municipal Pool in preparation for the town's Founders' Day fishing event on Saturday. Children 14 and under were able to fish for free Saturday, with poles, fish cleaning and ice provided.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Roger Coffman throws the one "lucky" albino catfish into the pool to be caught during Founders' Day. The kids who caught the albino catfish or one of 50 tagged fish won a prize.
Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer, Damien Rodriguez, 10, of Marana, holds the catfish he hooked during Saturday's Founders' Day fishing derby.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Skip Raper, right, and Roger Coffman with Mr. Fish load 500 catfish into the community pool in Marana. The live transport service brought the fish from hatcheries in Arkansas.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 11:00 pm
Marana celebrates a birthday this Saturday, with a full roster
of activities for its 33rd annual Founders' Day celebration
centered at Ora Mae Harn Park.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12:00 am
Marana is having its first fishing roundup at
the 2010 Founders' Day celebration on Saturday, March 20.
Explorer file photo, Music, floats and more are part of the Marana Founders Day parade, to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 20.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 12:00 am
Middle school asks for help with 'Cinderella'
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 11:00 pm
Nutritionists will tell you breakfast is the most important
meal, putting the fuel in our bodies to power us through the
morning and into the day.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:00 am
The public comment period for scoping has been re-opened on
Arizona’s sport-fish stocking program.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 12:00 am
Ten years ago, a University of Mississippi grad student decided
to put together a symposium about Southern food.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 11:00 pm
Grilling gives fish great flavor without the need for lots of
added cooking fat. But this healthy method for cooking seafood can
be stressful if you don’t get the technique right.
Monday, June 27, 2005 11:00 pm
May 4, 2005 - Texas Roadhouse, a new restaurant that has a
country-western theme and is known for its sizzling steaks, is
slated to open May 16 in Marana.