Wet and Rugged

Wet and Rugged

The asteroid Bennu contains traces of water and is far more rugged than originally predicted, according to the first new scientific data retrieved from the OSIRIS-REx space mission.

Devastating Blaze

Tucson Fire Department received a call at about 2:15 p.m. from a resident who reported that their apartment was full of smoke and something was on fire.

Incarcerated State

The American Friends Service Committee provided greeting cards pre-addressed to prisoners who have reached out to them in the past for resources.

Shop Local!

The holiday season is upon us and there are many important reasons to make locally-owned businesses the top priority for holiday spending.

First Contact

"We have arrived," said Javi Cerna, telecom engineer on the OSIRIS-REx mission.

Burn notice

The National Climate Assessment's newest report predicts continued climate change will impede economic growth, decrease water availability, spread diseases and increase air pollution.

Home Run

Caroline Shive has experienced homelessness herself, so she had a special passion for helping other people living on the streets find shelter.

Myth and Spaceflight

After spending more than two years in space and traveling more than 1.5 million miles, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is getting a party.

Conventional Wisdom

Downtown's venerable Tucson Convention Center could be in for a $50 million renovation in the future, at least if Rio Nuevo has its way.

Caravan Craziness

As advocates urge troop withdrawal, DHS repeats need to ‘harden’ border

Wet Suit

The lawsuit seeks to collect reparations for the cost of "treating and removing contamination from public drinking water supply wells."

On the road again

The Sabino Canyon shuttle service is on its way to making a comeback.

Yes, a Democrat Won a U.S. Senate Seat in Arizona!

Sinema didn’t declare victory until nearly a week after the election, on Monday, Nov. 12, after steadily gaining tens of thousands of votes

Yet She Persists

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi traveled to Tucson last week to stump on behalf of Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.

Big Screen Debut

Nine screens, electric recliners and high-tech laser projection welcomed movie-goers at the grand opening of Tucson's newest movie theater.

Power Struggle

In 2016, 28.1 percent of Ajo's population lived below the poverty line, which is higher than the national average of 14 percent.


The Range

Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Tuesday, Dec. 18

Who Wants To Be Tucson's Next Mayor?

Sweet Celebration: It's National Maple Syrup Day!

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Staff Pick Events

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    • Tuesdays, Saturdays No charge. Donations appreciated.
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    • Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. $20
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  • Tucson Jazz Institute Winter BIg Band Bash @ ASDB Berger Performing Arts Center

    • Sun., Dec. 23, 3-6 p.m. $15 $20 under 12 free
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Popular Events

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  • Words on the Avenue @ Café Passé

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  • The Arroyo Cafe Holiday Radio Show @ Rialto Theatre

    • Sat., Dec. 22, 2-4 p.m. $10
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