Wednesday, July 31, 2013 4:00 am
If “Bridesmaids” was the female version of “The Hangover,” then “The To Do List” could be considered the female version of “American Pie.” You could also call it the female version of “Superbad,” the raunchier version of “Easy A,” or the 1990s version of “Sixteen Candles.”
Lifeguard Nicholas McNutt watches over the Oro Valley Aquatic Center’s pool.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:00 am
Despite the fate of Tucson water parks like Justin’s Water World and Sports Park, Breakers Water Park has continued to push through a tough economy to stay afloat in Tucson since 1985.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:00 am
Pictured are members of Golder Ranch Fire District with Howard Guralnick from the Knights of Pythias, Grant Bourguet and Andrew Ivy of Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation, and Amy Alvillar and Leandra Durham, American Red Cross-certified lifeguards.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:00 am
Firefighters dove under water, grabbed the wrist of the victim,
pulled the arm on deck, jumped out of the pool and pulled a
lifeless body out of the water. Luckily this time, the lifeless
body was a training mannequin.
Northwest Fire District paramedic Sean Dibbern holds the head of firefighter T.J. Giron as YMCA lifeguard Marnie Green assists during a training exercise at the Northwest YMCA late last month.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:00 pm
Cage hasn't given reason to vote for her
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:00 pm
A loud crashing sound from Oracle Road alarmed
swimming students and lifeguards at the Catalina Recreation Center
the morning of Wednesday, July 7.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
A bystander is credited with saving the life
of a 2-year-old girl found at the bottom of a swimming pool at the
Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain resort Saturday night.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Kayla Gonzalez-Landis, a lifeguard and water safety instructor at the Northwest YMCA, and junior life guard Shelby Hannan help kids into the pool during one of the free swimming lessons offered last week. A $1,000 grant from the Knights of Pythias Tucson Lodge #9 allowed about 50 kids to receive a week of free swim lessons.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Lifeguard and water safety instructor Ben Wieser helps kids get comfortable in the water during a swim lesson last week.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 11:00 pm
The Town of Marana anticipates 14 worker
layoffs to balance the fiscal year 2010-'11 general fund
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 12:00 am
Fire pit ashes cause blaze that ruins home
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Lifeguard Brittney Marimow, 17, gave 5-year-old Riley Soter a push from the top of Splash Canyon at Breakers Water Park on Sunday. Riley was one of hundreds who attended a fund-raising final celebration of summer to raise money for the Marana Foundation for Educational Excellence.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 11:00 pm
Drowning deaths – including the loss of two children in their
grandparents' Catalina Foothills swimming pool last week – and
near-drownings are prompting law enforcement, fire protection
agencies and others to renew their pleas for pool safety.
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 11:00 pm
"Helios the Sun God rides his chariot, he shines upon men and
deathless gods, and piercingly he gazes with his eyes from his
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 11:00 pm
"The ability to swim is not an important correlate of drowning
since most victims of drowning are able to swim."
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 11:00 pm
Marana is seeking applicants for multiple lifeguard positions in
its seasonal recreation program.
People gathered at James D. Kriegh Park on a cool, sometimes wet Saturday for the traditional Easter egg dive. Lifeguard Garrett Alexander helps Eva Gottlieb, 8, with her catch.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Northwest firefighter Steve Noble takes a step off a lifeguard post at a local pool as instructor Jim Hansel watches his technique. Rescuers learned to cross their arms and legs when entering the water from a substantial height.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 11:00 pm
Forty years after her first Olympiad, Maren Seidler doesn’t
harbor any Favre-style dilemmas of competitive rebirth.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:00 pm
Forty years after her first Olympiad, Maren Seidler, queen of
the American shot put, doesn’t harbor any Brett Favre-style issues
of competitive rebirth.
Wednesday, October 4, 2006 11:00 pm
October 4, 2006 - Marana Town Manager Mike Reuwsaat recently
scheduled a two-hour meeting with longtime employee Jennifer
Christelman, the brains behind much of the town's environmental
Wednesday, May 26, 2004 11:00 pm
It will be sliding time again and time to wade into the waves
May 23 when the 20-acre, nearly 20-year-old Breakers Water Park,
8555 W. Tangerine Road, opens for the summer season.