Thursday, May 9, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)--America's farmers feed the world: According to the Department of Agriculture (USDA), each U.S. farmer grows enough for 155 people. Now, thanks to technology and their own hard work, they should be able to continue to do so, despite what Mother Nature has been throwing at them lately.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 3:45 pm
The average person driving through the Indian Ridge Estates neighborhood on the east side of Tucson probably doesn't give much thought to the people who lived there thousands of years before.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 10:00 pm
Any home or building that is built at ground level or contains floors below ground level is a good candidate for basement waterproofing, although there are superficial, cosmetic solutions for waterproofing a basement that really won’t solve the true problem.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 4:00 am
Vote in the explorer’s 2013 best of the Northwest
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 2:06 pm
An internationally known company with a local fossil laboratory is teaching the fascinating craft of fossil preparation via internship and volunteer programs.
Thursday, August 9, 2012 9:08 am
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 11, through Monday, Aug. 13, Eagle Rock Excavating will begin a resurfacing project on River Road between Craycroft Road and Calle Rosario as part of the offsite improvement agreement for the new Basis School on River Road. This portion of River Road will receive a slurry seal pavement treatment on the new right-turn lane on eastbound River Road to southbound Calle Rosario. The work and schedule is as follows:
Friday, July 27, 2012 10:41 am
Campers are working on organizing and cataloging thousands of pottery specimens during the week-long camp.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 4:00 am
Explorer names Grimes editor, hires
Thursday, January 5, 2012 4:09 pm
Starting Monday, January 9, through Friday, January 13, 2012,
the Pima County Department of Transportation, Regional
Transportation Authority and their contractor Ashton Company will
be closing Mona Lisa Road at Magee Road starting at 8:00 am to
excavate the intersection and prepare the intersection for
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:00 am
Fall monsoons are not stopping work to expand, pave and
reconfigure local roadways. Drivers can expect delays and even road
closures, and should seek alternate routes through the end of the
month. They also should use extra caution when approaching a work
area or a wash during a rainstorm.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am
Crossroads at Silverbell Park in the southwestern part of Marana
is the town's newest park and one that reflects the community's
cultural and archeological history.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:00 am
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 11:00 pm
On the surface, reconstruction of La Cañada Road from Calle
Concordia to Ina is a $13.2 million road improvement.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 11:00 pm
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 11:00 pm
Twin Peaks Road at Coachline Boulevard
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 11:00 pm
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:00 am
Crossroads at Silverbell Park, Marana's newest
park, will be dedicated in a day-long celebration this Saturday,
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 11:00 pm
Tribal dancers bless ground for new MHC
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:00 pm
Joyce Rychener has spent dozens of hours in the hot summer sun
at Steam Pump Ranch, where she's raised a Native American heritage
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:00 pm
When pondering our adolescent years, my friends and I often
wonder how our parents understood us when we talked with them.
Another interesting question we discuss is whether or not we cared
what our parents thought?
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 11:00 pm
Marana's newest park — Silverbell-Cortaro District Park — is
progressing smoothly and is on schedule to open for use in January
2010, according to a town official overseeing the project.
Sunday, July 19, 2009 11:00 pm
A call for bids on the long-awaited, much-debated expansion of
La Cañada Drive from Ina Road to Calle Concordia was issued Monday
by the Pima County Department of Transportation.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:00 pm
Monday's Twin Peaks Interchange groundbreaking ceremony was no
gilded-shovel, ounce of dirt affair.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:00 pm
On the grounds of Pima County's Ina Road wastewater treatment
facility, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient
farming community that could potentially rewrite the history of
human settlement in the Southwest.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, A track excavator ceremoniously breaks ground for the Twin Peaks Interchange project Monday morning. The $50.5 million project has been 15 years in the making.