Live Out Your Dreams Of Being An Astronaut

Live Out Your Dreams Of Being An Astronaut

Childhood dreams of flying to Mars could soon be a reality. NASA is seeking astronauts to join its active corps, all it takes is filling out all the proper forms. There are some restrictions for such a great opportunity, but one does not have to be a pilot or rocket scientist to become an astronaut. […]

Thanksgiving air travel to be highest in 8 years as fares keep falling

Thanksgiving air travel to be highest in 8 years as fares keep falling

Thanksgiving air travel in the U.S. is expected to rise 3 percent this year with 25.3 million people hopping planes, the most crowded the skies have been since the Great Recession. The good news for travelers is that airfares have been on a distinct decline since summer, according to a forecast released Thursday by industry […]

Frontier Airlines raises bag fees for the busiest travel seasons

Frontier Airlines raises bag fees for the busiest travel seasons

If you fly Frontier or Spirit Airlines, the two ultra-low-fare carriers have a holiday surprise for you: higher bag fees. Denver-based Frontier is following the lead of Spirit by hiking bag fees for the holiday period, from Nov. 19 through Jan. 5. At Frontier, the fee of $25 to $30 for the first checked bag […]

Cats wrap up Fall ball with doubleheader sweep

Cats wrap up Fall ball with doubleheader sweep

By Danny Martinez / UA Sports Junior third baseman Katiyana Mauga hit three home runs in Arizona’s doubleheader sweep of Phoenix College on Wednesday in Arizona’s chilly conclusion to its fall season. Arizona defeated Phoenix College 14-2 (6 innings) in the opener and 11-1 (5 innings) in the nightcap. Mauga’s two home runs and eight […]

Arizona hosts Pac-12 opponents, UCLA and USC

Arizona hosts Pac-12 opponents, UCLA and USC

By Hannah Barry / UA Sports Arizona swimming and diving will be back in action Fri. Nov. 6th and Sat. Nov. 7th. The women will compete against UCLA at 2 p.m. MST on Friday while both the men and women take on USC at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Hillenbrand Aquatic Center. Both teams are […]

PCC’s Wesley Payne honored by ACCAC and NJCAA

PCC’s Wesley Payne honored by ACCAC and NJCAA

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College football player Wesley Payne (Mountain Pointe HS) earned recognition from the WSFL Conference on Tuesday for his defensive effort. Payne, a sophomore linebacker, was named WSFL Defensive Player of the Week after he had 13 total tackles in the No. 3 seeded Aztecs’ 17-13 win at […]

Empire Ranch Roundup & Open House this Saturday

Empire Ranch Roundup & Open House this Saturday

By Harry Alexander / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The historic Empire Ranch in southeast Arizona throws open its gates to host the 15th Annual Empire Ranch Roundup & Open House on Sat. Nov. 7. The event will feature a number of events for the entire family. The historic Empire Ranch has been a working cattle ranch for […]

1871 – Yavapai’s attack Wickenburg stage; driver, passengers killed

1871 – Yavapai’s attack Wickenburg stage; driver, passengers killed

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner November 5 1861- Colorado Territory- Central City is chosen as the capital. 1870- Nevada- the Central Pacific’s No. 1, only 20 hours after being robbed in Verdi, Nevada, is robbed again about 385 miles from Verdi. The train robbers take $4,000 in gold and silver. 1871- Arizona Territory – […]