Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered barber shops, beauty parlors, nail salons, tattoo parlors and several other businesses to close by 5 p.m. Saturday, April 4.
Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Department is closing the majority of county-ran shooting ranges due to staffing shortages starting Monday, April 6. Ranges are expected to be closed until further notice.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating a bank robbery suspect.
A partnership between the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, 4-H and the Blue Ridge Unified School District in Navajo County are now making personal protective equipment and prototypes of new parts for ventilators, the university announced this week.
Yesterday the Arizona Correctional Peace Officers Association—a labor union representing correctional officers in prisons throughout the state—demanded that all officers wear personal protective equipment such as face masks during work, due to the high risk of COVID-19 infection.
For many of us, our pets are like our family. And just like family, we like to do all we can to keep them healthy and safe. In this time of uncertainty, we shouldn't forget our pets when it comes to what to do in an emergency, should we have one.
There are now six candidates running for the Pima County Board of Supervisors District 5 seat—and they have less than five days until the signatures are due at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 6.
Pima County Health Department's Woman, Infant, and Children Program (WIC) is offering help to families struggling with grocery costs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Most of us are sheltered in place and social distancing the way we should be. That's great - keep it up. It doesn't help the wanderlust, though, does it?
The coronavirus had killed 41 people statewide, including 11 in Pima County, as of Friday, April 3, according to the morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Tucsonans can’t go to a concert, a gym or a movie, but those who want to get out of the house while maintaining “social distancing” can still enjoy the myriad trails in the region.
In response to a rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 infections and a lack of critical medical supplies at hospitals, a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Arizona is designing and 3D printing medical masks for use at Banner Medical Center and beyond.
Dr. Bob England, Pima County Health director, delivered a plea today to the community’s healthcare professionals: We need your help.England asked any nurse, nursing assistant or related professional who has spare time, was laid off or furloughed to contact the county to offer aid.“If you wer…
The Pima Association of Governments' Regional Partnering Center is collaborating with the University of Arizona's Center for Innovation to launch an "innovation challenge" to design a safe testing booth for COVID-19 to be used at local hospitals. The innovation challenge is open to members o…
While April Fools Day marks a new month, the struggle for restaurants across the nation—and locally—is no laughing matter.
Nonprofits doing charitable work in Pima and Santa Cruz counties can now apply for grant funding from The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona’s COVID-19 relief funds, which launched last month.
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Marana temporarily waived a series of fees to help keep money in residents' pockets.
The coronavirus had killed 29 people statewide, including 15 in Pima County, as of Wednesday, April 1, according to the morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
As our country—and the world—battles its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be difficult to focus on much else. Lives and livelihoods are at stake. None of it is to be taken lightly. Even so, we must continue pursuing life as best we can under the present circumstances. Because togeth…
For most of us our daily lives have changed significantly as schools, restaurants, gyms and other luxuries have been taken away. Now is the time to be thinking about others, our family, friends and loved ones. As we continue our social distancing it is important to keep our minds healthy and…
Pima County employees deemed non-essential will be asked to stay home from work until Gov. Doug Ducey’s stay-at-home order is lifted, the county announced Tuesday.
Tucson’s superb breakfast and brunch scene is a little less delicious this week after Bisbee Breakfast Club announced it would close all Tucson locations due to growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two public school districts on Tucson’s north side, Amphi and Marana Unified, are split on hosting a traditional graduation ceremony for seniors. The former has yet to make a decision, while the latter canceled the May ceremonies.
If you’ve recently found yourself trying to stay occupied as you shelter at home, why not send a loving message to someone who needs a bit of encouragement?
The Banner Health Foundation is accepting donations of medical supplies and personal protective equipment for use in Banner Health’s Arizona hospitals and medical centers.
Prep & Pastry, Commoner & Co. and eegee's have partnered up to deliver donated breakfasts, lunches, and dinners to grocery store workers throughout Tucson today.
On Tuesday, Walmart U.S. President and CEO John Furner announced that the company would take the temperatures of all its employees as they arrive to work. This new measure includes all Walmart facilities: stores, clubs and distribution centers.
There are now two candidates running for the Pima County Supervisors District 5 seat left vacant after Supervisor Richard Elias died this past Saturday.
The coronavirus has now killed 24 people statewide, including six in Pima County, as of Tuesday, March 31, according to the morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
The Pima County Superior Court, Justice Court, and Tucson City Court have moved their procedures for filing protection orders to an online format, due to the COVID-19 health emergency.
Small businesses throughout Arizona looking for some financial assistance during the COVID-19 Pandemic can now look to Local First Arizona for help after the nonprofit launched its Small Business Relief Fund on Monday.
The coronavirus has now killed 20 people statewide, including six in Pima County, as of Monday, March 30, according to the morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Gov. Doug Ducey and State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced this morning that Arizona schools would remain closed through the end of the academic year.
A group of researchers from the University of Arizona's College of Engineering and College of Medicine are 3D printing medical masks for health care workers at Banner Medical Center.
As the question of whether Arizona’s public schools will reopen before the scheduled date of summer break hangs in the air, administrators now know they will not have to extend the academic year.
As basic necessities and rest-stop options become limited across the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, the Triple T Truckstop is stepping up to make sure truck drivers on Interstate 10 have what they need and a safe, clean place to lay their head.
Dozens of Tucsonans waited outside Fry's Grocery Store at Grant Road and Swan Road at 6 A.M. to be the first to procure necessity items like eggs, milk, bread and toilet paper once the doors open at 7 A.M.
With the Arizona Department of Health Services announcing the state’s COVID-19 transmission level to be “widespread,” sectors from private businesses to the state government are implementing new plans to combat the steadily growing pandemic.
A total of 665 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Arizona on Friday, March 27, according to the morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
The COVID-19 health emergency has caused a lot of changes at the University of Arizona. Earlier this month, the university decided to suspend all in-person classes for the rest of the spring 2020 semester, and move all classes to online formats.
In an effort to provide essential items to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona announced the creation of the United for Southern Arizona COVID-19 Fund.
An unnamed man in his 70s with pre-existing health conditions is the second Pima County resident to die in the COVID-19 pandemic, the county health department announced Thursday.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Pima County continues to rise each day, the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to extend their mandate on the closure of all movie theaters, gyms, restaurants, bars and other places where people gather in unincorporated parts of the county. Restaura…
A total of 508 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Arizona on Thursday, March 25, according to the morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.
About 140 people currently locked up in Pima County jail could receive an expedited release, thanks to an all-hands-on-deck effort from local criminal justice agencies over the weekend.
A total of 401 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Arizona on Wednesday, March 25, according to the morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.