Valerie Vinyard, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Though mortality remains alive and well, fewer U.S. residents own life insurance policies nowadays.
Jennifer Fuchs, Special to The Explorer Posted:
When the Town of Oro Valley purchased the El Conquistador Country Club and its golf and tennis facilities, we all felt the storm of mixed emot…
Mari Herreras, The Explorer Posted:
I yelled into my mailbox today and heard a deafening echo. For the first time in months, this newspaper hasn’t received a letter to the editor…
Albert Vetere Lannon, Special to Desert Times Posted:
With summer monsoon rains comes the greening up of buffelgrass, a non-native invasive bunchgrass that chokes out native plants and creates a s…
Maddy Butcher, Special to The Explorer Posted:
The cover of a recent outdoor-gear catalog featured two men on horseback looking cool and competent. Marvelous, I said to myself: An outdoor r…
Several weeks into her eighth year at Canyon del Oro High School, 29-year-old history teacher Elizabeth Bruggeman looked back at the beginning of her career, when the University of Arizona graduate was at the helm of a class all her own.
Over the past few years Mountain View High School has made a big commitment to offering advance placement options for a variety of academic interests. From traditional AP courses like AP US History to AP Music Theory, the Mountain View administration wants to offer something for everyone, so that any students can leave the school with college credit.
When Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath took office in 2010 the town was at a crossroads.
Before Shannon Sartin returned home to Tucson, she noticed a program in Seattle that collected kitchen scraps as part of a city-wide compost effort.
The impact of Norm Patton can be felt at high schools all over the northwestern part of Tucson and far beyond.
The Marana Town Council approved funding for its portion of five wildlife corridors to be built as part of the Tangerine Road expansion project last week.
A bright, calm Saturday morning at the park: children playing out on the lush, green grass, dogs racing across the open terrain and family members preparing for a kid’s birthday party: The perfect setting to commemorate and honor the life and work of Ann Day, the former Arizona state lawmaker and Pima County supervisor.
(Family Features) From the celebrity on TV to your coworker at the watercooler, everyone is talking about turmeric. That’s because scientific evidence has been building around the potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, of curcumin, a compound in turmeric. These six tempting recipes – from a morning shake to baked chicken – will quickly make turmeric the new star of your spice cabinet. Find more tips for using turmeric at McCormick.com.
When the Town of Oro Valley purchased the El Conquistador Country Club and its golf and tennis facilities, we all felt the storm of mixed emotions that naturally results whenever people are faced with change and transition. But when a change occurs, we have two choices: 1. Deny and resist, or 2. Be a productive part of the prospect for improvement.
The fall equinox is now in the rearview and the Tucson area can finally say goodbye to summer and welcome fall – the name adopted locally for the brief window of temperate climate before dipping into the morning frost of desert winter.