ongressman Tom O'Halleran is in his first term representing Congressional District 1, which includes Oro Valley and Marana, as well as Flagstaff and much of eastern rural Arizona.
Goodbyes aren't easy, especially here at Tucson Weekly headquarters, a newspaper that's been part of Mari's life for almost a decade. But her she is, saying goodbye to you
When Congressman Raul Grijalva was a child, libraries were one of the most important things in his life. He discovered newspapers, magazines and Gulliver's Travels.
In the middle of the night, a northeast-side man figuratively went to pieces, while his window literally went to pieces when he punched it with his bare fist, waking up his neighbors with the noise of the glass shattering—as well as his own kicking and screaming,
Dear Mexican: In Jared Diamond's DVD for Guns, Germs, and Steel he mentions the classical Spanish form of horsemanship, jimeta. I have not been able to find this word used anywhere else. Can you help?
For a traditional (read: old) sports fan, this is the absolute worst sports day of the year.
C'mon, Tucson: It's time to fix the roads, replace our firetrucks and police cars and otherwise upgrade our public safety.<
Last week, stoners across the nation celebrated 4/20, a date that has arisen through marijuana lore as a day to appreciate a plant that puts so many in a good mood.
They put the signs out right? Just in case we have any young, smart and fearless educators driving through our state thinking, “Wow, this land is beautiful.”
Someone apparently frequenting small towns in Ohio used the numbers from a University of Arizona faculty member's work credit card to fraudulently spend an outrageous amount of money
The old lone wolf sniffed
While a sheriff's deputy was searching a woman upon her arrest, she was initially irate at his being too close to her chest for her comfort
Congressman Raul Grijalva sues Trump administration over border wall plans
Dear Mexican: You are a racist, my friend.
It's midnight and Cowboy rolls up on his fourth-hand Gary Fisher mountain bike, slides to a stop, hops off, leans the machine against the storefront window, and steps into the severely lit shop.
Congresswoman Martha McSally continued to demonstrate her fundraising prowess last week, announcing she had raised nearly $750,000 in the first quarter of 2017.
As the marijuana industry blooms, women are finding their footing in the workforce. In a field yet to be dominated by men, women in the weed business show that their skill, experience and raw ambition stack up against anything men can do.
Last year was our first Cannabis Bowl, a chance for all medical marijuana patients to let us know their favorite products, people and places all related to our local MMJ community.
Rather early one morning, a threesome of troublemakers ran into law enforcement at a grocery store after an unsuccessful attempt to steal a whole lot of chicken wings.
I feel an urge to be gone from here
University of Arizona police found that one of the campus's main garages was hit hard by one or (probably) several vandals ;but the result was the opposite of a depressing eyesore...
UA Vice President for Innovation and College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz is also the director of Biosphere 2, the environmental science lab north of Oro Valley.
Congrats, Gov. Ducey, on pulling off a heist for the ages.
Dear Mexican: Okay, sour cream!
So, I’m in this shopping mall in Las Cruces, New Mexico …
From the couch in TC Tolbert's living room I hear snoring.
For medical marijuana patients, pot is their prescription.
I’m not sure when it happened. I’m not sure when I turned into a middle-of-the-road political populist.
Someone trying to terrify a local mother apparently didn't do any background research
I feel an urge to be gone from here
A man who ransacked a car left no evidence of his entry, and no fingerprints ...
If someone doesn’t act soon, you can kiss the idea of citizen initiatives goodbye
The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to block the Federal Communications Commission from moving forward with rules meant to safeguard internet users’ browsing history from exploitation by Internet Service Providers, as well as to prevent the federal agency from creating similar rules in the future.
A local bakery, Tilted Halos, is no ordinary dessert shop.
When Frank Luna returned my call last week I no idea who was on the line.
Ethics is a hazy argument when it comes to marijuana.
An unwanted trailer-park visitor embarked on a malicious power trip.
The recent failure to repeal the American Healthcare Act could be the perfect example of why the Republican Party needs to stop being the party of no.
A UA student was dismayed to wake up from a booze-induced slumber to find his room a mess, some of his possessions stolen…
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan campaigned on making it easier for people to see how money flows into political campaigns, and she has a plan for a website that will help.
Will U.S. Rep. Martha McSally remain wedded to the GOP agenda or will she show an independent streak?
I need to know why do salvatruchas think they are superior to every Mexican and Guatemalan in every way?
In extremely relative terms, times were tough for white racists in Mississippi in the decade between the mid-1950s and the early-’60s.
It is interesting to note that the word 'water' is referenced 63 times in the Muslim holy book the Quran in relation to its uses, water as a blessing, and its importance.
It's a Thursday afternoon and underneath bright TV studio lights, Five on 20 anchors Ty Besh and Rich Aguirre are bantering back and forth as they rehearse before they go live with their evening newscast.
College campuses have always been a hotbed for marijuana.
That Guy Has an "Arrest Wish"
Celebrate Brian Smith. I know many of us go away for a while. Leave Tucson for love or work, or a need to escape.
A University of Arizona student experienced the epitome of luck when he not only rec ouped his lost wallet—with everything apparently still inside—but also avoided jail despite the fact that everything was apparently still inside...
Longtime Washington journalist Evan Thomas is the author of Being Nixon: A Man Divided, a biography of former president Richard Nixon that was named one of the 10 best nonfiction books of the year by Time Magazine and was praised as a “fully rounded portrait” by the New York Times Book Review.
Dear Mexican: The other day, I witnessed a young gordita retrieve a bag of Fritos, open it, then walk over to the chili station and pump in two steaming piles of 7-11 chili into the bag.
Then, because they are owned by the gun lobby, they oppose common-sense gun safety legislation that helps keep firearms out of dangerous hands.
His foot clipped into the pedal and the pedal was connected to the crank and his leg pushed down and perspiration stung razor burns on the tops of his shins.
Veterans in Arizona are pushing back against the UA's medical marijuana ban.