HWP program expanded from two days a week to three, accommodating more participants across the program.
The latest health care legislation has fallen into a coma, the debut of our new cinema column, and following the escapades of local band XIXA on their world tour.
Trying to survive off what the desert provides in the way of edibles can be a feast or famine situation, so it's important to take advantage of seasonal good times.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors put state environmental regulators and Hudbay Minerals on notice.
Death has been busy lately. I'd like him to take a holiday, but it's unlikely.
In 1990, some of my Mexican friends told me it cost $500 to come from Mexico with a coyote. Recently, a friend from Tamazunchale told me it now costs $2,500. How much of this money, paid to the coyotes, go to Border Patrol Employees?
Arizona's pot circle is getting smaller and smaller, but with bigger blunts all around.
A minor poop dispute became a full-blown feces feud
A night prowler ripped up a huge mass of fresh blooms
Sanders talks about why he was protesting at the Trump rally last year, what happened to him afterwards, and what a Trump presidency today means
Bryan Sanders revisits his experience at Trump rally last year, plus some things for you to do this weekend. Also don't forget to vote for Best of Tucson 2017!
Pima County Public Library engages kids and teens at their Comic-Con style event, MegaMania!!
Ten years ago, Gina Murphy-Darling had an epiphany—a brilliant idea which spawned Mrs. Green's World. It is now celebrating a decade of making a positive impact on where and how we live.
A faction of the YWCA's Latina Leadership Initiative, Las Promotoras decided to continue the vigil monthly after Derechos Humanos announced in May it could no longer make the weekly commitment and asked the community to step in.
Stopping school voucher program, campaign for vacant City Council seat, and radio woes for John C. Scott
That's not to deny Chicanos that the culture of fixing up boats and bombs, and driving them low and slow, is now dominated by them—if anything, we appropriated gabacho culture, for once!
Nevada's green dreams may be short-lived as the states dispensaries are running out of pot, and they don't have a backup plan.
A love that cannot be stopped
Fight the Bite, Day and Night helps the Pima County Health Department in their effort to combat disease-carriers.
A deputy found a homeless man (who apparently liked the color red) naked in a car on the side of a major road—and possibly saved his life by commanding him to get medical attention for a leg infection, which he claimed was the reason he wasn't wearing pants.
The United States Senate is primed to vote on the newest version of their secretive health care bill, the Better Care Rehabilitation Act (better known as Trumpcare) sometime after the Fourth of July recess.
Dear Pocho: Mexico just legalized medicinal marijuana nationwide, which will come as news to the abuelitas that have used marijuana-infused alcohol to treat sore joints and muscles for centuries.
Is there anything that could have gotten Tom to vote for Donald Trump?
A horrific tale of how a mining giant shipped off hundreds of workers to avoid labor unrest.
With dispensaries bringing in as much green as they ship out, it may come as a surprise that banks aren't ready to cash in on the booming industry.
Photographer Jack Dykinga studies a massive saguaro boasting downward circling arms, mentally envisioning the image he might capture. He ignores a cat’s claw thorn puncture that produces trickling blood on his leg.
On Flag Day, city officials cut the ribbon on a new housing development for chronically homeless veterans, which includes supportive services to help veterans lead healthy and independent lives.
The road to Ironwood Forest National Monument from Interstate 10 at Red Rock exit winds first through a subdivision, then past a cattle feedlot and fallow cotton fields edged by rough-hewn wooden posts strung with barbed wire.
In this episode of the Tucson Weekly, a great profile of award-winning photographer Jack Dykinga.
An excerpt from Jim Nintzel's recent Q&A with Rep. Tom O'Halleran
The abhorrent Republican health care plan, plus firefighter Gary Watson's campaign lives to see another day.
Dear Gabacho: You heard about how Donald Trump wants to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and equip it with solar panels? Your idea is stupider.
You get that Golden's tired of operating a thrift/antiques store. He's tired of folks, and would rather be a survivalist on 10,000 acres, away from the numbers, that place where no one expects anything.
In case you missed it, possessing marijuana on college campuses has been legal for almost two months for medical cardholders. But that may soon change...
Envelope of cash looking for its rightful owner
Terri Franco's camp is hidden in the leaves of the sprawling tamarisk. The tree, thriving at the bottom of a cavernous wash, is her home.
A Kentucky Fried Chicken Zinger sandwich will boldly go where no fast-food meal has gone before, on a World View Enterprises mission to the edge of Earth's atmosphere.
Local homeless-advocate Michele Ream walks the walk. She's let homeless people crash at her place. She uses social media to drum up support when she sees someone being mistreated.
Jim Nintzel becomes executive editor at the Weekly and praises the award-winning editorial staff.
Border Patrol agents bust migrants seeking medical aid at No More Deaths desert camp
A show-me state of intoxication
Martha McSally faces opposition for her seat and independent Tucson City Council candidate Gary Watson faces candidacy challenge in court
When hipsters do something that's slightly outside the law yet an innovation over the old guard, they get a Series-C round of funding, Instagram influencers, and fawning media coverage. When Mexicans do it? We get code enforcement.
We're coming up on eight months since that awful November evening and the sting isn't going away.
Yes, Jeff Sessions does want to take your medical marijuana away from you.
The Tucson community honors local legend Emil Franzi, who died June 7th.
Executive editor Jim Nintzel bids a fond adieu to local radio star Emil Franzi, honors his father-in-law, and showcases the rest of the Weekly's offerings.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors and the Tucson City Council approved a joint resolution standing in opposition to the proposed border wall.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to extend and amend the contract with Banner Health and the Arizona Board of Regents to operate the former Kino Community Hospital June 6 in a 4-1 vote.
Rural Mexicans treat their hens as they treat their women: as purveyors of breasts, eggs and little else.
At the Chatterbox on a lonely Monday night in June in Tucson.
Marijuana benefits abound as new policy looms
A profile of paper artist Nick Georgiou
Activists walk the punishing Migrant Trail
Arizona's economy continues to rise in recovery of the Great Recession, but as always with economic forecasts, not everything is optimistic.
Tom Wonders About Traffic, climate change and a weird embrace of stupidity from sitcoms to politics
A secret recording shows U.S. Rep. McSally has some concerns about reelection
A young University of Arizona student infatuated with his professor was not afraid to tell her about it despite her request that he stop.
Since gabachos hate truth nowadays, the prospect of amnesty long ago went the way of the Paris climate accords.
The mind-bending depth and dimensions of Nick Georgiou's sculptures
There's something just a bit different about The Prime Leaf, a new dispensary recently opened at at 4220 E. Speedway Blvd.