Love and Steele

Two candidates who've held elected office are running for the Senate seat in Legislative District 9.

Pet Tattoo Winner Announced!

We're happy to announce the first-place winner of the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Tucson Weekly's "Tatts for Tails" contest is Tyler Crawford!

Three to Nine

State Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley says she's more progressive than her younger opponent in the Democratic primary for Legislative District 9, which voters will decide on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Preservation Pact

After months of negotiations, Councilmember Steve Kozachik and developer Ross Rulney made an agreement over the future of the Benedictine Monastery.

Lefty Appeal

The presumed frontrunners in the crowded Congressional District 2 race did not fare well with the left-leaning crowd at a forum last week.

Negative Zone

The tension was thick between candidates Matt Heinz and Ann Kirkpatrick at last week’s Congressional District 2 Democratic primary forum.

Lawyers, Guns and Money

A few weeks ago, if you asked Arizona State Senate candidate Bobby Wilson about the night he had to kill his own mother because she was trying to kill him, he would tell you the whole story.

College Costs

On April 5, the Arizona Board of Regents announced the new 2018-2019 tuition rates for all three public universities

Private Exchange

Voters will decide whether to expand Arizona's school voucher program this November

Under Threat

The country’s polarization of conservatives and liberals is never forgotten in the small town of Arivaca.

Tribal Politics

When President Trump was elected almost two years ago, a wave of uncertainty overcame the Tohono O’odham Nation.


A new program is teaching local businesses how to lower costs while being more sustainable as well as connecting them with grants and low-interest loans to make eco-friendly improvements.

Legal Battle

Q&A with the Democratic candidate for the Arizona Attorney General.

Tall Order

The latest proposal for development around the Benedictine Monastery didn't receive much support from the 100 or so neighbors who attended a public meeting at the historic chapel on June 28.

Dark Horse Rides Again

At a June 19 Pima County Republican Club gathering, Ken Bennett told the crowd that when he saw Gov. Doug Ducey “cave” to K-12 educators, he knew he had to run for governor.


Staff Pick Events

  • Tucson Youth Poetry Slam @ Bentley's House of Coffee and Tea

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  • Charles Simic @ UA Poetry Center

    • Thu., Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Free

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