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Back to School

With school officially back in session this month, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department would like to reassure all parents that we are working diligently to keep your little ones safe on their journey to and from school. We will be conducting...

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One Veteran’s Halted Reunion for 2017

One Veteran’s Halted Reunion for 2017 by Kimberly Cross   The New Year is starting out a little differently than expected for one military member.  On August 20th, 2016, Army Specialist Mark Morales of the California and Arizona National...

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We’ve Got Some Good News!

  Last year,  an anonymous donor, who is also a motorcycle rider, provided the Pima County Sheriff’s Department with 10,000 dollars, to distribute that money to people in need, as the deputies of the motorcycle unit came across them, at...

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An Occurrence on Cat Street

by Khevin Barnes One day, many years ago, I decided I wanted to visit China.  And so my aim as a solo traveler in search of a new and memorable experience landed me aboard a gigantic 747 aircraft somewhere over the East China Sea and on my...

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Group Bicycle Rides Offered in Vail

Group Bicycle Rides Offered in Vail by Steve Watts Arizona’s largest bicycle club will expand their Tucson based group bicycle rides into the Vail area in 2017.  The Greater Arizona Bicycle Association now has three group ride leaders living...

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Hiking the Grand Canyon

by Rob Samuelsen According to the Grand Canyon National Park Service website, they discourage hikers from going from one rim to the other in a single day. Obviously, they are speaking from years of experience, an experience we witnessed on...

Ascensus Announces Plans for New Tech Park Office Location in Tucson, Arizona Ascensus, the nation’s largest independent retirement and college savings services provider, is pleased to announce that it plans to open a new office location in...

To the Editor

Dear Editor, “We the People” are so close to taking back our health care. There are no more excuses it’s time to repeal Obamacare! Since 2010, Republicans have promised a full repeal of Obamacare. This provides the opportunity...

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One Million Meals

by Trent Thomas Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a non-profit organization that was founded to help children around the world that have the most severe food shortages. Countries such as Ukraine, Indonesia, Syria, Mexico, and Chile make up 70...

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“ To run is not necessarily to arrive”

“ To run is not necessarily to arrive”Swahili Proverb. It is easy to get caught up in the increased tempo of the holidays and find oneself rushing to and fro. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, things seem to speed up and don’t really...

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A New Year, New Resolutions

by Anne Gibson The making of New Year’s Resolutions is nothing new. It dates back to the days when Babylonians promised their gods to return borrowed objects and to pay their debts. Each year the Romans began by making promises to Janus, the...