Wednesday, November 7, 2012 4:00 am
World War II Veteran Paul Fields visited the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. with the Southern Arizona Honor Flight program, thanks to the generosity of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 and American Legion Post 132.
During Dorothy Nelson’s monthly visits to her oncologist, Dr.
Rachel Swart, Nelson expressed a concern for a new pain she
developed in her back. Swart told her the location of her pain
would most likely be another spot for radiation treatment.
Dorothy Nelson, who has Stage 4 breast cancer in the bones, gets
a shot from registered nurse Claudia Sanchez at the Arizona
Oncology at the Northwest Medical Center.
Dorothy Nelson, right, discusses medication and treatment
options with Oncologist Dr. Rachel Swart during a recent doctor’s
Tuesday, April 15, 2003 11:00 pm
The Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore visited the Marana area
April 8 to inaugurate his country's Air Force Peace Vanguard
detachment at Pinal Air Park.
Friday, June 21, 2013 11:50 am
Police made another visit Friday to the home of star New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, about a mile from where a body of a man was found in an industrial park earlier this week.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 9:27 am
There is an ongoing effort in Tucson, and nationwide, aimed at making sure World War II Veterans get the opportunity to stand at the memorial in Washington D.C.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 4:00 am
After one gets past the initial shock of, “You are riding your
bike around the world?” people understand, warm up to her, and
become inspired by Christine Farrugia’s current adventure.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 4:00 am
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio endorsed District 26 House of
Representatives candidate Adam Kwasman on Nov. 16, during a
downtown press conference that was quickly interrupted by Occupy
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 4:00 am
Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson and Mark Rusin, owner of The
Loop Taste of Chicago, go way back. In 1969, when Rusin was a
14-year-old freshman at Quigley South High School on Chicago’s
south side, a young Father Kicanas taught there. He was just out of
the seminary and became a teacher and mentor to the future
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 11:00 pm
Tim Bee, the Republican challenger in Arizona’s 8th
Congressional District, is meeting with key staff at Casa de la Luz
Hospice in the Northwest on Friday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, September 14, 2004 11:00 pm
Sept. 8, 2004 - Governor Janet Napolitano took center stage at
the annual conference of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns
Sept. 2 to thank mayors, councilmembers and town staff present for
the work they do every day to assure Arizonans have access to
important services and protections.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 4:42 pm
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. visited Tucson today for a town hall meeting at the Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:00 am
Last week, staff from The Explorer stepped foot into the Metropolitan Grill, otherwise known as “America’s Kitchen,” located at 7892 N. Oracle Road.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 4:00 am
Senator McCain visited Oro Valley this past week. During his initial remarks on a host of topics, he twice mentioned foreign visitors over-extending their visas, and we are not able to track them.
Little Hooves and Big Heart’s co-founder Tammy Mockbee takes her miniature horse, Lilly, around to some of the residents at Clare Bridge of Oro Valley last week.
The miniature horses wore styled with shoes, which were found at a local teddy bear-making store.
Knowing people with Alzheimer’s and dementia respond well to pets and animals, this is the second year in a row Clare Bridge of Oro Valley has asked Little Hooves and Big Hearts to visit.
Little Hooves and Big Hearts’ Lilly draws a big smile from Paul Bisnette, a resident at Clare Bridge of Oro Valley.
Tammy Mockbee, a co-founder of Little Hooves and Big Hearts, helps Clare Bridge resident Myra Pavlik get close and pet Lilly, a miniature horse.
Residents at Clare Bridge of Oro Valley had the opportunity last week to get close to a couple of miniature horses last week.
Little Hooves and Big Hearts’ Tammy Mockbee, left, and Amy Armour unload their miniature horses Lilly, left, and Dolly at Clare Bridge of Oro Valley for a visit.
Lilly, a miniature horse, gets a little cozy with Clare Bridge of Oro Valley resident Lois Glomb. The group Little Hooves and Big Hearts visited the Alzheimer’s and dementia care facility last week.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 4:00 am
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., visited the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Monday to discuss his platform on immigration reform and a pending immigration bill that would introduce a guest worker program for illegal immigrants already working in the United States.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:00 am
Dozens of students from Mesa Verde Elementary School can now say they know what it feels like to hold an Olympic bronze medal.