Dedication of Arizona Trail Canopy project set for Jan. 16

Dedication of Arizona Trail Canopy project set for Jan. 16

By SoAzNewsX Two bond-funded projects designed to provide an extra margin of safety to Arizona Trail users and drivers near East Marsh Station Road are being dedicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, by District 4 Supervisor Ray Carroll and Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation. The Arizona Trail Canopy project is an $80,000 […]

New flu treatments on the horizon, says UA researcher

New flu treatments on the horizon, says UA researcher

By SoAzNewsX A Univerisity of Arizona medical researcher has been working on creating new treatments for the flu. That’s because the flu virus is becoming resistant to the current assortment of treatments. Tucson television station KOLD reports UA College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Dr. Jun Wang, said that already, 99 percent of flu viruses are […]

AZGOP complaint goes to AG Brnovich

AZGOP complaint goes to AG Brnovich

From Sonoran Alliance Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has pushed forward a complaint to the Attorney General Mark Brnovich regarding a complaint filed by the Arizona Republican Party related to a political committee headed by former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson. The complaint alleges that Johnson’s political committee, “Open Nonpartisan Elections” or ONE, violated reporting […]

McCain says Iran cutting ties to Saudis ‘dangerous’

McCain says Iran cutting ties to Saudis ‘dangerous’

By SoAzNewsX Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today on Saudi Arabia cutting diplomatic ties with Iran: “Saudi Arabia is one of America’s closest and oldest partners and deserves our continued support. Our governments do not agree on every issue, and in the case of the […]

Pima County parks say no to drones

Pima County parks say no to drones

By SoAzNewsX Unmanned aerial vehicles – more commonly known as drones — may be on lots of folks’ holiday wish lists, but Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation is asking you to leave them at home if you’re planning to visit one of the county’s urban or open space parks. Under Pima County Park Rule […]

SE Ariz horse rescue celebrates its 100 rescue

SE Ariz horse rescue celebrates its 100 rescue

By SoAzNewsX Horse’n Around Rescue in Hereford has reached a milestone with its 100th rescue. The lucky horse is named Brownie. The rescue was started by Steve Boice, a member of the Empire Ranch Foundation board, and Theresa Warrell. The 501(c)(3) was started to rescuing equines, restoring their health and wellness, and providing a nurturing […]

County Supervisor Miller fires top staffer

County Supervisor Miller fires top staffer

  By SoAzNewsX Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller is down another Chief of Staff. We’re informed that Jeannie Davis was relieved of her approximately $80,000 per year job in Miller’s office Monday, December 28th. Any indication that Davis was on Miller’s staff was also quickly removed from Miller’s county websites . Full details are lacking, […]

Arizona ranked 7th in the nation for theft claims

Arizona ranked 7th in the nation for theft claims

By SoAzNewsX In January 2014, there were 9,817 theft claims filed in The United States. December wasn’t far behind with 9,533 claims. The holiday season is when more theft claims come in compared to the rest of the year. The average cost of a crime-related claim is $2,789. The national theft claims per month is […]

County efforts helping save Sonoita pronghorn antelope

County efforts helping save Sonoita pronghorn antelope

By SoAzNewsX Nearly two dozen pronghorn antelope captured in New Mexico and other pronghorns from the Prescott area released in Sonoita and Elgin are saving a local herd of pronghorn antelope at risk of dying out, thanks to efforts by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation, by Arizona Game and Fish Department, Arizona Antelope […]

Kick off 2016 at Pima Animal Care’s New Year’s Day dog walk

Kick off 2016 at Pima Animal Care’s New Year’s Day dog walk

By SoAzNewsX Start the new year off making new friends at Pima Animal Care Center’s community dog walk Jan. 1, and stay for a special free speed-adoption party following the walk. The dog walk kicks off at 10 a.m. at PACC’s shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Road and will continue until noon, according to a news […]

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