Wednesday, January 29, 2014 4:00 am
Nuzzling her muddy, straw-stained nose up against her owner’s leg, Blossom, a red tinted heifer, shows affection to Shelby Brawley. It’s the form of affection that reminds Brawley why she loves doing what she’s doing.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - Between the growing trends of boutique restaurants, creative home cooking and entire television networks dedicated to food, you probably know a few people who consider themselves “foodies.” Whether they love craft beer, decadent chocolate treats or gourmet cheeses, you can find many great gift ideas for people passionate about food and drink.
Friday, July 12, 2013 12:50 pm
Join other runners on a closed-to-traffic course at the Roosters 5-mile run/walk event on July 14. The run begins on Kinney Road and ends at the Old Tucson parking lot.
Monday, April 29, 2013 3:32 pm
When Ellie Beaubien received a citation from Pima Animal Care Center for having a rooster in an urban environment, it set her on a career
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:45 am
Many know Aaron Lewis as the lead singer for the multi-platinum rock group Staind that has been performing together since 1995. But, most are not aware that from an early age Lewis has always had strong country ties since being raised on the likes of Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.
Thursday, December 27, 2012 10:47 am
That’s not only a blessing, but a bit of a surprise to Patricia Rydeen, owner of the Marana bird farm known as Pats’ Ears Wings N’ Things.
Ducken, who was once believed to be half rooster and half duck is all duck, and is still quacking. Above, five-day-old Ducken waddles around as just a duckling in May. At left, Ducken has clearly grown into a duck, while still having the abnormality growing from the side of his head.The Story of Ducken was one of the most read on The Explorer website in 2012, even reaching a television station in Brazil.
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.
Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 am
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.
Patricia Rydeen of Marana claims that this animal came from a rooster and duck crossbreed.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 3:24 pm
Call him Ducken. Call him Chucken. Call him whatever you want. What’s important is not the name, but the fact that this five-day-old rooster-duck crossbreed defied the odds of Mother Nature to even be born, despite the fact it was born with what appears to be a chicken leg protruding from its head.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 3:27 pm
What happens when a Rooster and a Duck mate? You get a weird crossbreed which the owner Patricia Rydeen calls it Ducken.
Read the story at www.explorernews.com
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.
Saturday, December 24, 2011 12:00 am
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 4:00 am
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 12:00 am
Al Petrillo/Special to The Explorer, Green Fields third grade teacher Heather Moore displays the rooster, James Bond, inside the chicken coop to students, from left, Quinn Teller (face hidden), Lola Wagelie, Omar Alkayat and Ella Thurston.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
If you're interested in raising chickens, it's better to start
from scratch – and talk to someone with experience.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 11:00 pm
States acquire political reputations, mostly
justified. California is the home of the wingnut. Illinois is known
for the Fix. How bad is the economy? In New Jersey the Mob just
laid off 14 judges. That's from a Johnny Carson monologue dating
from the Carter era.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 11:00 pm
Two Northwest-area physicians, two nurses and the physician
brother of one of them recently traveled to Milot, Haiti,
volunteering their medical skills to help earthquake victims.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:00 pm
The major difference between our form of representative
government and most parliamentary systems is here the coalitions
are formed before the election. In most multi-party systems, that
happens afterwards. Coalitions are often temporary alliances
against a common enemy. In the American political system, they last
Monday, June 27, 2005 11:00 pm
June 22, 2005 - It was through Bob Honea, whose teammates
nicknamed him "The Mayor of Marana," that the small Northwest farm
town may have seen its first claim to fame and possibly an ironic
glimpse into the future of the Honea family.
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 12:00 am
Jan. 12, 2005 - AHEAD OF THE GAME: When its ancient calendar
hits the New Year Feb. 9, the Chinese will embrace the year of the
Rooster. Before the bells and whistles go off in celebration from
Canal Street in New York to Broadway Boulevard in Los Angeles'
Chinatown, the EXPLORER also will begin a new year dedicated to a
Tuesday, January 13, 2004 12:00 am
Had they been in Turkey, the students would have paid attention
to their math teacher.