Wednesday, October 30, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - The word garage, when looked up in the dictionary, has a simple meaning: a building or indoor area for parking or storing motor vehicles. By and large, this definition sums up exactly what comes to mind for most folks when they hear the word. But for some folks, garages are so much more than a space to park the family minivan and store the cumbersome and unattractive trash and recycling bins. Instead, they are functioning spaces of the home that, in the eye of the homeowner, serve just as much purpose as a kitchen or a bathroom and deserve just as much attention to detail.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:00 am
As veteran members of the Tucson-Mexico Trade Coalition, Councilman Joe Hornat and I travelled to Ciudad Obregon, Sonora earlier this month, at the invitation of mayor Rogelio Diaz Brown.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 11:37 am
Imagine if a company wanted to start a project in Arizona that would help our economy by offering:
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am
A report by an economic consultant commissioned by the Arizona State Land Department says that state trust land adjacent to acreage being considered for sale to Union Pacific Railroad (UP) for a switching yard would be affected by the sale and that infrastructure improvements to adjacent land should be paid for by the purchaser of the rail yard property.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:00 am
The Arizona State Land Department is reviewing two reports of consultants charged with preparing an engineering assessment and an economic assessment of the possible sale of 900 acres of state trust land near Picacho Peak to Union Pacific Railroad for a proposed switching yard.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:00 am
Work on Union Pacific Railroad’s double track effort through Arizona from El Paso to Los Angeles is continuing, with most of the track being laid in Pinal County. However, the railroad’s plans for a larger switch yard near Picacho Peak are now on hold.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:00 am
With proper foresight and clear priorities, Marana Mayor Ed Honea said the Town has maintained a structurally balanced budget and encouraged sustainable economic growth.
The Union Pacific Steam Locomotive 844 makes its way under the
Palo Verde Road bridge into the Union Pacific Rail Yard Thursday
afternoon. The train will be on display Friday from 9 a.m. to 5
Thursday, November 10, 2011 4:36 pm
On Friday, the Steam Locomotive No. 844 will be on display in
Tucson from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Union Pacific Rail Yard.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 3:00 am
Expanding rapidly northward from its human-caused point of
origin near the international border with Mexico, the Monument Fire
would eventually consume more than 30,000 acres and destroy more
than 60 structures. Started on June 12, nearly a month would pass
before full containment would be achieved.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:00 pm
Al 'The Truth' might add some math to resume
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
The Town of Oro Valley could take money from
its reserves to pay for restoration work at a historic
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 12:00 am
Thursday, December 3, 2009 12:00 am
The recession has scuttled many plans for commercial and
residential projects in Southern Arizona, and it has now claimed
another victim — the proposed Union Pacific switching yard near
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:00 pm
Buried under decades of the dirt, droppings and debris of a
crumbling chicken coop, workers at Oro Valley's Steam Pump Ranch
found a treasure trove of history.
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:00 pm
On Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1858, the first Butterfield Overland Mail
coach entered Arizona by way of Stein’s Pass.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:00 pm
Train traffic may be increasing from Tucson to Phoenix soon, as
Union Pacific continues expansion of its rail lines, with plans for
parallel tracks running across the state’s Sunset Line by 2011.
Tuesday, August 5, 2008 11:00 pm
In Carol Dayton’s neighborhood the houses are few and far
between and residents tend to keep to themselves.
photo by Randy Metcalf, Bill Lewellen lifts his 4-year-old grandson Christopher out of the pool at the Red Rock water park last week. The 8,000-square-foot park is the newest addition to the planned 4,000-home community north of Marana.
photo by Randy Metcalf, Red Rock postal worker Lisa Woehieke chats with local resident Carol Dayton last week. The post office is one of the few community hubs within Red Rock, a sprawling community that stretches from Picacho Peak State Park to the Tortolita Mountains.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:00 pm
At Wednesday’s Oro Valley Town Council meeting, members plan to
vote to formally accept the Steam Pump Ranch master plan.
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 12:00 am
November 15, 2006 - Pinal County may be heading for a trainwreck
of enviromentalists, farmers and home builders opposed to a
proposed rail yard just north of the Pima County line.
Wednesday, January 18, 2006 12:00 am
January 18, 2006 - Tony Esparza waited at the 40-yard line with
one knee up, the other firmly planted on the grass.
Friday, December 9, 2005 12:00 am
Wednesday, September 24, 2003 11:00 pm
For the moment at least, long-neglected Steam Pump Ranch, a
legendary 1870s watering hole and stagecoach stop below Pusch
Ridge, has escaped the old blade and scrape.