More bighorn sheep in Catalina Mountains

More bighorn sheep in Catalina Mountains

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Arizona Fish and Game Department on Monday released 29 more bighorn sheep in the Catalina Mountains. The latest sheep came from the Yuma area. The sheep were once plentiful on the mountain. But, through mismanagement of the land, the population begain dying out. The effort to re-populate the […]

Tucson’s new police chief supported #BlackLivesMatter

Tucson’s new police chief supported #BlackLivesMatter

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner After an extensive search, City Manager Michael Ortega has selected Richmond, California Police Chief Christopher Magnus as the Tucson Police Department’s new chief. The appointment will be made final if approved by the Mayor and City Council at tomorrow’s Regular Meeting, according to a news release from the city. […]

Ducey joins other governors wanting to halt Syrian refugee placement

Ducey joins other governors wanting to halt Syrian refugee placement

By Harry Alexander / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has joined his counterparts in Texas, Louisiana and Alabama in publicly stating their states do want new refugees from Syria to be placed in their states. Meanwhile, Sen. John McCain of Arizona  said without a proper vetting process, no refugees should be brought to […]

McCain: Paris attack not a ‘setback’

McCain: Paris attack not a ‘setback’

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) reacted to President Obama’s claim that last Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris was not a “setback.” McCain, the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, was critical of Obama’s responses to questions at a news conference at the G-20 Summit in Turkey. “After the massacre […]

1907 – Oklahoma joins the Union!

1907 – Oklahoma joins the Union!

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner November 16 1821- Present day New Mexico- Trader William Becknell reaches Santa Fe, on the route that will become known as the Santa Fe Trail. 1839- northwestern Arkansas – Lawman and outlasw John Selman was born. John was credited with 20 killings and was close to 60 years old […]

Is there a secret code for letters of recommendation?

Is there a secret code for letters of recommendation?

Orgtheory – On this blog I’ve been told to avoid certain things in letters of recommendation. For example, “hard working” has a bizarre secret reading of “untalented.” Someone once told me that “please call me,” a boiler plate sentence, actually means “this person is psychotic but I can only tell you over the phone.” Allegedly, […]