Northside showdown

Northside showdown

Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller announced last Monday, Dec. 2, she would not seek reelection to the District 1 seat she has held since 2012.

Breaking the Ice

The Roadrunners’ early season success has been sparked by an offense that includes sharp-shooting Lane Pederson, who leads the team with 13 goals in 21 games.

Impeachment Update

Democrat Raul Grijalva has represented Southern Arizona in Congress since he was first elected to the U.S. House in 2002. He recently appeared on the community radio KXCI program Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel to talk about impeachment, immigration and other issues.

Bartender in Jeopardy

Eric Smith’s lifelong dream came true in front of a studio audience in Culver City earlier this month.

Dancing to a New Tune

Lola Torch has almost 15 years of experience in the cabaret, owns a burlesque fitness workshop downtown, trains a growing number of newcomers at her own burlesque production, the Tucson Libertine League (TLL), and recently launched a lingerie brand named “Hi Tiger!”

Eastbound and Down

The Department of Homeland Security said it will bus asylum seekers from Tucson to El Paso, Texas, where they will be sent back to Mexico to await a decision on their claims under the Trump administration’s Migration Protection Protocols.

A century in the making

For their centennial celebration, Hotel Congress is looking backward as well as looking forward, but they’re not the only ones doing so.

Who Guards the Guardsmen?

WASHINGTON–Dozens of House Democrats renewed calls last week for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border.

Supreme Showdown

The Supreme Court Grappled last Tuesday with the push to end the DACA program, with some justices suggesting that the Trump administration’s justification for the move was flimsy and did not take into account its full impact.

Cats on the Court

If you’ve attended an Arizona Wildcats basketball game over the past two decades, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve met Robert Wagner.

Combining Forces

Nearly a decade after he joined the military, 30-year-old Daniel died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, down the street from his home in Phoenix. His carefully written suicide note detailed the exact reasons why he decided to take his own life. He expressed remorse over the lives he took in combat, frustration with the Department of Veterans Affairs that failed him in his time of need, and questioned the lack of federal action on a widespread issue that causes 22 veterans on average to die by suicide every day.

At the Finish Line

With less than a week before the Nov. 5 Election Day, it looks like the contest for an open Ward 1 City Council seat is Democrat Lane Santa Cruz’s race to lose.

East Side Story

As he campaigns for reelection in Tucson’s eastside Ward 2, City Councilmember Paul Cunningham says he’s proud of his accomplishments during his nine years on the council.

Classroom Inclusion

After a long and fulfilling career in public education, Cecelia Padilla was recently surprised with the Esperanza award. Provided by local Latino advocacy group Chicanos Por La Causa, the award is given to four outstanding teachers in Arizona each year. Winners receive a $5,000 cash prize and a $2,500 stipend is given to their school.

Raising the Deep End

There have been several drownings in the DoubleTree Hotel's pool. Pima County Health Department said discussions are currently taking place about adopting the CDC’s Model Aquatic Health Code.

Three’s Company

With Democrat Shirley Scott giving up her City Council seat after six terms, three candidates are vying to replace her in southeast side Ward 4.

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