Why Tucson Salvage Matters

Why Tucson Salvage Matters

Weekly columnist Brian Smith captures the stories folks didn’t even know they had and stitches them back into the communal quilt that makes us all stronger, safer, more human.

Meet Mr. Infomercial

Ray Lindstrom likes to refer to himself as simply "a serial entrepreneur" and after starting up more than 100 businesses in his lifetime.

One-Term Wonder?

Two years ago, Republican Todd Clodfelter defied the odds and knocked out a Democratic incumbent in the race for one of two House of Representatives seats in central Tucson's Legislative District 10.

New Crew

The University of Arizona Wildcats weathered the proverbial storm this offseason, facing a myriad of issues, both on and off the court.

Felony Forfeit

Restoring the right to vote after a felony conviction is possible, you just have to understand the legal process

Sojourn in Style

The upcoming "art hotel" on Tucson's west side hopes to allow patrons to spend a night in the very heart of the Old Pueblo's culture.


Just like Tucson itself, the upcoming TENWEST Festival is both expanding and thriving.

Days of Glory

Tucson Weekly and its sister papers in the Tucson Local Media empire brought home 16 awards from the Arizona Newspaper Association’s annual awards banquet.

Carnival of Culture

Tucson was destined for diversity before Tucson even existed.

Finding Strength

Anita Kellman started this specific program, a way for those touched by cancer to get together and get some endorphins flowing, plain and simple.

Progress in Pink

Cooler temperatures, pumpkin flavored food and drinks, Halloween costumes and pink. Lots of pink. Pink everything

Battling Cancer Through Science

Organizations, nonprofits and various teams of researchers throughout the world are dedicated to seeking cancer cures. In the United States, 12 percent of all woman deal with this disease in their lifetime.

Divided House Race

The four candidates in the race for two Legislative District 11 seats in the Arizona House of Representatives don't agree on much.

Seeking Support

Nonprofit celebrates 20 years of supporting transgender folks and their families

Pride Through the Ages

Southern Arizona Senior Pride Protects older LGBTQ+ adults from isolation and discrimination

Hate Watch

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.


Staff Pick Events

  • Northern Lights @ Catalina Foothills High School

    • Sat., Oct. 20, 7:30-10 p.m. General Seating -$25, Premium Seating -$40
    • Buy Tickets
  • Tucson Youth Poetry Slam @ Bentley's House of Coffee and Tea

    • Third Saturday of every month
    • 2 going/interested
  • Saturday Tour & Tasting @ Hamilton Distillery

    • Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. $20
    • Buy Tickets

Popular Events

  • 5th Annual Trunk-or-Treat At Jacobs City YMCA @ Jacobs City YMCA

    • Fri., Oct. 19, 6-8:30 p.m. Free public admission; food and games minimal cost
  • Trunk or Treat @ Rincon Mountain Presbyterian Church

    • Wed., Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. FREE
  • Third Thursday at MOCA- Build your own PocketShrine with DIRT @ Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson

    • Thu., Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. Free

Recent Comments

  • Re: One-Term Wonder?

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    • And just when was the last time Democrats redrew district lines? In this state we've…

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    Weekly columnist Brian Smith captures the stories folks didn’t even know they had and stitches them back into the communal quilt that makes us all stronger, safer, more human
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