Wednesday, January 30, 2013 4:00 am
David Devine, author of “Slavery, Scandal, and Steel Rails,” spoke to the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke about the history of the southern transcontinental railroad line. The book covers the Gadsden Purchase and subsequent construction of the railroad line through Arizona and New Mexico during the 1870s. Projecting pictures of construction, Southern Pacific Railroad tycoons, and politicians at the time.
Monday, November 7, 2011 9:00 am
The Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks are on their way to the second
round of the Division II state playoffs, after easily defeating
Apollo Friday night.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:00 am
Doctors, nurses and the medical staff at Oro Valley Hospital are
being credited for giving Mark Rusin a second chance at life.
Tuesday, May 10, 2005 11:00 pm
May 11, 2005 - The campus of Pusch Ridge Christian Academy, 9500
N. Oracle Road, was abuzz May 4 as one of the biggest days on the
school's calendar unfolded - the day that yearbooks are
Wednesday, January 19, 2005 12:00 am
Jan. 19, 2005 - GAME OF THE WEEK: The Mountain View boys
basketball team will close out the first half of its Class 5A
Southern Region schedule when the Mountain Lions host tough region
Sunday, March 17, 2013 4:09 pm
CDO's Academic Decathlon team competed in the 29th Arizona State Academic Decathlon finals last weekend at ASU West Campus. Led by strong performances by Jake Rockland, Rebecca Gosla, and Maria Elena Pakulis, CDO finished a strong second, behind Mesa Red Mountain, and well ahead of third-place Mesa Mountain View. Forty schools participated. The highlight of the competition (for us) was an exciting victory in the Super Quiz Relay, which is the public portion of the competition. In the relay, CDO finished well ahead of second-place Boulder Creek High School and third-place Red Mountain.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:10 am
At Ironwood Ridge, a buzzer beater in overtime by senior Kevionte Alexander gave visiting Rincon a 51-49 victory over the Nighthawks last Friday.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am
The Arizona Newspaper Association hosted the annual Better Newspaper Contest awards banquet on Sept. 29 in Scottsdale, and The Explorer came away with several awards.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:35 pm
It was a slow weekend at the theaters, and while “The Words” poor opening ($5 million) didn’t do much to boost the lackluster box office numbers, its value came in another form that can be found on Hollywood’s current endangered list: creativity.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:00 am
A second annexation petition of Northwest Tucson properties
proposed by the Northwest Fire District has failed to secure the
required number of signatures to be successful.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 3:00 am
The Northwest baseball team, the Mountain Vipers, became the
15-and-under 2011 Arizona State Babe Ruth champions, after taking
first place in the state tournament last month.
Photo by Jim Harris: Taken at Tohono Chul Park, this hummingbird was frozen in mid-flight. Taken with a Nikon D3 and SB900, flash sync'd at 1/8000th second.
Wednesday, March 27, 2002 12:00 am
Oro Valley's Town Council members may have understandably
breathed a sigh of relief March 20 when only six out of 17 speakers
stood up to oppose the town's latest annexation move.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:03 am
Pima Community College is the top Arizona community college in a national ranking of student math competitions.
Friday, May 17, 2013 12:11 pm
On May 16, 2013 at 11:14 p.m., officers from the Marana Police Department responded to a residence located in the 8900 block of N. Palm Brook Drive in response to a 911 call. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male and female in the home. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 10:00 pm
(BPT) - While organ transplantation is a remarkable story in the history of medicine, the need for organs is vastly greater than the number available for transplantation.
Friday, March 15, 2013 11:05 am
Gov. Jan Brewer is celebrating the news that Arizona ranks 2nd nationally in terms of solar installation, according to the 2012 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Even more impressive, more utility-scale solar technology was installed in Arizona over the last year than in any other state.
Monday, February 25, 2013 2:46 pm
People are a product of their upbringing, and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) is no exception.
Monday, February 11, 2013 2:57 pm
The Town is hosting its second wastewater open house tonight at Wheeler Taft Abbett Library at 6 p.m. Staff will be on hand to answer questions about water resources from residents and business owners. The library is located at 7800 N. Schisler Drive. For more information on the Town’s efforts to own a wastewater system, please visit www.marana.com/waterfuture.
Saturday, November 10, 2012 10:01 am
The Mountain View Mountain Lions’ season ended on Friday night at the hands of the Salpointe Lancers in the second round of the Division II state playoffs.
Monday, October 22, 2012 2:50 pm
The Marana Rotary Club will host its 2nd Annual Heritage Awards dinner and fundraiser on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 6:00 PM. The event will take place at The Highlands of Dove Mountain (formerly known as Heritage Highlands).
Monday, September 17, 2012 10:25 am
The volleyball team (4-7) picked up right where it left off at the West Campus’ Aztecs Gym on Friday after it defeated Mesa Community College in three games 25-19, 25-21, 25-10. The Aztecs beat West Coast Baptist College on Thursday.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 10:55 am
The Arizona Department of Public Safety and Northwest Fire District had a busy night Saturday, answer to major calls for accidents on Interstate 10 within a 12-hour period.
Sunday, June 24, 2012 3:33 pm
Northwest Fire District responded to a motorcycle accident at Harman Lane and Cortaro Farms Road on Saturday.