David Rupkalvis, Tucson Local Media Posted:
As a political junkie, last Monday was a momentous day as voters in Iowa cast the first ballows for president. As anyone who cares already kno…
Gina Roberts, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Arizona voters have an opportunity to vote in our state’s Presidential Preference Election on March 22. This election will help determine who …
Gilbert Davidson, Special to Marana News Posted:
In Marana, we strive to create a sense of place. Our residents have chosen to make this community their home for many reasons. The outstanding…
Dr. Francisco Garcia, Special to Marana News Updated:
It’s February already. Are those New Year’s resolutions not quite working out the way you thought? After a month or two, many of our good inte…
Ally Miller, Special to The Explorer Posted:
What part of “no” did supervisor Bronson, Elias, Valadez and Carroll not understand when over 190,000 Pima County voters overwhelmingly reject…
Robert Munoz spent 21 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring with the rank of master sergeant, capping his military career in aviation maintenance and flight operations. He knows how important safety and survival are when it comes to aircraft, so three years ago he and a partner in Cunningham, Tenn., started Pro Flight Gear, LLC, dedicated to aviation life support equipment.
It’s no secret to anybody that’s been paying attention to county business: District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller and County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry don’t always play nice.
For over a decade, students in the Catalina Foothills School District have been planning, designing and building robots to perform a variety of different tasks as part of the FIRST Lego League. The educator who first introduced the program to the schools 15 years ago is Charlotte Ackerman, teacher leader for science and engineering practices at CFSD. Ackerman is also the coach the district’s eight FLL teams.
The Arizona mixed martial arts community came together once again on Jan. 30 when the World Fighting Federation hosted its first fights of the year, WFF 26, at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, Ariz. The 13 fight card hosted some of the most promising young talent in mixed martial arts, both from Arizona and elsewhere, and was a chance for fans to get a taste of the action first-hand, not just from the comfort of their living room.
About 96 percent of the high-school kids who take career and technical courses in Arizona’s Joint Technical Education Districts graduate from high school.
We live in a world where many are emboldened due to the anonymous nature of the Internet. “Keyboard warriors” feel free to say things that they would never say if face to face with a person.
What part of “no” did supervisor Bronson, Elias, Valadez and Carroll not understand when over 190,000 Pima County voters overwhelmingly rejected $815 million in county bond proposals? Didn’t you, the voters, say, “no borrowing money to fund business start-ups and tourism related investments?” I know I heard you, and that’s why I voted “no” at Tuesday’s board meeting to not borrow $16 million to fund World View’s balloon tourism spaceport. Unfortunately, the other supervisors in a vote of 4 to 1 chose not to hear your demands, ignored your pleas for accountability and transparency, and decided to drive Pima County into even further debt — something we cannot afford.
The gem and mineral show has become one of the staple events in the Tucson region. Multiple times a year, vendors, collectors and tens of thousands of visitors flock to Tucson to peruse through thousands of rock samples, gems, stones, fossils and other interesting specimens. For those interested in paleontological displays, the 22nd Street location is hosting an impressive collection of various dinosaurs, courtesy of Triebold Paleontology.
(BPT) - Ralph Mesa of Atlanta, Georgia, has been living with type 2 diabetes for more than 30 years. When his doctor first told him he had type 2 diabetes, Ralph didn’t think too much about it. He took the medication his doctor prescribed and was feeling fine. What Ralph didn’t realize is that diabetes can change over time and what he was doing was no longer enough to keep his blood sugar under control. Now Ralph has a message for other adults with diabetes: learn all you can about the condition and the things you can do to help manage your diabetes.
Best known locally for his work as a vocalist, songwriter and cellist with internationally-acclaimed Tucsonan favorites Ronstadt Generations, Michael G. Ronstadt’s latest ventures see him collaborating with a dreamy Cincinnatian indie band, as well as developing what he calls the solo album in which he fully found himself.