Tucson firefighters chili cook-off Saturday

Tucson firefighters chili cook-off Saturday

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Tucson Fire Fighters Local 479 chili cook-off benefits the Tucson Firefighters Adopt-A-Family Program, which assists needy families and children with clothing, food, basic necessities and toys throughout the holiday season. Every year we serve over 750 gallons (which is over 24,000 servings) of chili and attract more than […]

Tucson broadcaster inducted into Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Tucson broadcaster inducted into Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame

By Harry Alexander / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Tucson broadcaster Bill Buckmaster was officially inducted into the Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame today during a ceremony. Buckmaster has been involved in broadcasting for 50 years. Before moving to radio, he was the host of “Arizona Illustrated” broadcast on the Public Television channel in Tucson. He had […]

Rillito Regional Park dedication set for Oct. 24

Rillito Regional Park dedication set for Oct. 24

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Supervisor Sharon Bronson, chair of the Pima County Board of Supervisors, will join youth sports enthusiasts and staff from Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation (NRPR) in dedicating new fields at Rillito Regional Park, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. Located at 4502 N. First Ave., the […]

The ‘war on women’ Cunningham style

The ‘war on women’ Cunningham style

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The local political action group Revitalize Tucson is coming down hard on incumbent Democrat Ward 3 Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham. In their latest news release, Revitalize Tucson takes Cunningham to task for the Democrat position of the so-called “war on women.” “Excuses never solutions” is the mantra from […]

McSally to honor local veterans at “Veterans of Distinction” awards event

McSally to honor local veterans at “Veterans of Distinction” awards event

  Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Rep. Martha McSally Tuesday will hold an event honoring the nominees and winner of the first ever Southern Arizona Congressional Veterans of Distinction Award. In August, Rep. McSally’s office began accepting nominations for the award, which recognizes veterans in the Second District who continue to exemplify the principles […]

The three Democrats seeking re-election to the City Council blew off Tucson Hispanic Community

The three Democrats seeking re-election to the City Council blew off Tucson Hispanic Community

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Tucson has one of the highest rate of Hispanic residents in the country, but on Hispanic Heritage month Shirley Scott, Paul Cunningham, and Regina Romero disrespected Hispanics by not showing up to the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Forum. Once again the Tuscon City Council ducked on the important […]

Hudbay Minerals focus of documentary at Loft

Hudbay Minerals focus of documentary at Loft

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner InvestigativeMEDIA turns its unflinching focus on Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals Inc. and its controversial plans to construct the massive Rosemont open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest southeast of Tucson. Award-winning investigative journalist John Dougherty documents Hudbay’s legacy of lead poisoning in a […]

The future of education funding could be Arizona’s ESAs

The future of education funding could be Arizona’s ESAs

From NCPA In 2011, Arizona became the first state to create K-12 education savings accounts, currently allowing the families of 1,311 students to decide how best to use their state education funding. Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Nevada have subsequently enacted similar K-12 education savings account programs (ESAs). More than 5,000 children are anticipated to use […]

Pima County Supervisors approve community partnership with Davis-Monthan AFB

Pima County Supervisors approve community partnership with Davis-Monthan AFB

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Pima County Board of Supervisors this week voted unanimously to join the Davis-Monthan Community Partnership program, which seeks to better integrate the U.S. Air Force Base with the Tucson community and helps keep the base a vital part of the local economy. According to the Air Force’s description […]

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