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Students ended their high school journeys last week across north Tucson, and Tucson Local Media documented the celebrations at Canyon del Oro, Ironwood Ridge, Mountain View and Marana high schools. 

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The Reid Park Zoo recently launched its Summer Safari Nights program, offering an inside look at some of the interesting animals that call the facility home. Each weekend features different demonstrations and educational talks, with live music and more. This Saturday it’s Superheroes and Sup…

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The Town of Oro Valley hosted its annual Easter Eggstravaganza at Naranja Park. Children spread across four different age groups enjoyed the hunt for eggs, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, games and plenty more. The morning was capped off with an appearance from the day’s biggest star, The Ea…

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On a week when no letters to the editor make their way to our doorstep, Tucson Local Media likes to shine an extra spotlight on the cadre of excellent photographers living throughout northwest Tucson. This week’s submissions were chock full of beautiful photos, though reader Bobbi Wiggins’ t…

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The Reid Park Zoo welcomed the community to say hello to its newest residents over the weekend with the opening of the Temple of Tiny Monkeys. The inhabitants of the new exhibit are squirrel monkeys, which live throughout central and South America. Some of the tiniest primates in the world, …

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Students at Canyon del Oro High School know that their mascot is the Dorado, though few know of the figure’s history, and his place in Native American Culture. Furthermore, over the years, a consistent image of The Dorado has failed to materialize. Looking to create a figure of pride for the…

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The Town of Marana hosted its annual Founders’ Day celebration over the weekend, which kicks off with a parade celebrating the history of Marana and its modern residents and businesses. Tucson Local Media sponsored the event and marched in the parade celebrating the importance of community news.