Wednesday, August 24, 2011 3:00 am
For the past 13 years, Olympian LaTanya Sheffield has been
helping turn students into athletes with her organization, Pops
Track Club. The culmination of her effort took place last month,
when four of her athletes competed in the USA Track and Field
Junior National Olympic Championships in Wichita, Kansas.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008 12:00 am
Ironwood Ridge High School head football coach Matt Johnson accepts the Army National Guard national ranking trophy as part of the MaxPreps Tour of Champions. The school was one of 50 schools honored.
For finishing 110th in the country, Ironwood Ridge High School’s football team received the Army National Guard national ranking trophy.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 3:00 am
Federal budget policy and the fiscal health of the United States
were discussed during a luncheon and town hall event hosted June 29
by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ office.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 11:00 pm
Sheila Foraker, bike ambassador with the Pima County Department
of Transportation, uses a hand signal with Nicholas Anderson, 7, of
Oro Valley, as he completes his bike run during Oro Valley's
National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The Town of Oro
Valley, the Oro Valley Police Department and Target put on the
event in the Target parking lot. National Night Out is a crime and
drug prevention event hosted by police departments across the U.S.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Sheila Foraker, bike ambassador with the Pima County Department of Transportation, uses a hand signal with Nicholas Anderson, 7, of Oro Valley, as he completes his bike run during Oro Valley's National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The Town of Oro Valley, the Oro Valley Police Department and Target put on the event in the Target parking lot. National Night Out is a crime and drug prevention event hosted by police departments across the U.S. and Canada.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 11:00 pm
Everyone has dreamzappers.
Contributed photo, Diane Wise, Rancho Vistoso resident, recently won the 2010 National Indie Excellence Award in the gift-book category for her book "The Dreamzappers."
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 11:00 pm
Photo courtesy of Arizona Public Media, Easy Company (E-Company), 13th Infantry Battalion, Marine Corps Reserve unit activated for the Korean Conflict in July 1950.
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 11:00 pm
To prevent the spread of buffelgrass, Saguaro National Park
officials plan to treat 18 miles of roadways and 173 acres of
wilderness in the Tucson and Rincon mountains with herbicides in
the next three weeks.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:00 pm
A Tucson woman has been chosen 2009 president-elect of the board
of the National Association of Realtors
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 11:00 pm
Last Friday, the action stormed at the University of Arizona’s
Craig Grau, The Explorer, The Wildcats celebrate at home plate after Friday’s victory over the Oklahoma Sooners.
Thursday, December 15, 2005 12:00 am
Wednesday, December 8, 2004 12:00 am
Dec. 8, 2004 - It took 11 games and one quarter of another
before its defense finally buckled. After that, however, no one was
going to move the ball on the Marana Broncos' Pee Wee squad.
Tuesday, September 10, 2002 11:00 pm
Fewer flags are flying from car windows and homes around town
since the post -9/11 days of patriotic fervor, but waiting in the
wings is a wellspring of volunteerism just waiting to be tapped,
local experts involved in improving homeland security agree.
Wednesday, September 19, 2001 11:00 pm
Friday afternoon's mass at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic
Church was blanketed with sadness as hundreds congregated to
remember the victims of the worst terrorist attack in America's
The SparkFun National Education Tour will be in Tucson Saturday, June 8 at PCC's Downtown Campus.
Monday, April 8, 2013 3:53 pm
Gov. Jan Brewer today signed into law SB 1139, legislation that officially establishes an annual “National Day of the Cowboy” in Arizona.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 1:04 pm
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:00 am
Earlier this month, two schools within the Marana Unified School District and one within the Amphitheater School District were recognized by the National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA) as 2012 NCEA Arizona higher Performing Schools.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:00 am
After taking first place in a local competition, three students from Canyon Del Oro High School are going to represent Arizona in the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Culinary Arts Competition.