Wednesday, September 14, 2011 3:00 am
Last Sunday, the nation marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with
moving tributes to the victims and first responders of the
terrorist attacks that shook our world.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3:00 am
This week, we’ll see and read a lot about 9/11. No one was left
untouched when the terrorists attacked the United States that
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:00 pm
A flight instructor involved in a Saturday morning airplane
crash at Marana Regional Airport has died of his injuries,
according to Northwest Fire Captain Adam Goldberg.
Photo courtesy of Northwest Fire, A plane crashed at Marana Regional Airport Saturday morning and its pilot, instructor Robert Cloutier, died as a result of the crash. A 16-year-old passenger, Julia Nicholson, was expected to be released from the hospital Monday or Tuesday of this week.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 11:00 pm
On April 8, 2000, 10 years ago Thursday, an
MV-22 Osprey aircraft crashed and burst into flames during an
evening noncombatant evacuation maneuver at Marana Regional
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 12:00 am
The colors — flags of America, Arizona and the
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company — were carried into the moment by three
people on horseback.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 11:00 pm
Letters to the editor published in the May 27, 2009, edition of
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:00 am
Feb. 2, 1959. It would be the night rock ‘n’
rollers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and J.P. “Big Bopper” Richardson
appeared on stage for the last time at the Surf Ballroom in Clear
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:00 pm
Even though the planes and the airport stand in miniature, to
the model airplane pilots who converged last weekend on the Tucson
International Modelplex Park, it’s one of the biggest things
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Competitors and teammates all pitch in and donate parts to help a fellow competitor repair his plane after a crash Sunday at the Tucson Aerobatic Shootout.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 11:00 pm
A pilot was killed over the weekend when his self-built plane
crashed in Avra Valley last Sunday.
Saturday, August 27, 2005 11:00 pm
August 10, 2005 - They glisten and gleam in the sun, sticking up
out of the desert like row upon row of bright white shark
Tuesday, May 28, 2002 11:00 pm
Roger Dougan, the manager of the Marana-Northwest-Regional
Airport who was suspended and placed on paid administrative leave
last month, is expected to tender his resignation by June 30.
Tuesday, July 31, 2001 11:00 pm
The firing of a paramedic who tested positive for cocaine use
during a drug test has placed Northwest Fire and Rescue District
Chief Jeff Piechura at odds with the firefighter's union that has
staunchly supported him in the past.