Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • Ernie Pyle
  • Ida B. Wells
  • Lester Bangs
  • Google News Initiative
  • Beth Borozan
  • Melinda Correll
  • Dennis & Patricia DeConcini
  • David J. Cohen
  • Greg Corman — Gardening Insights
  • Trudy Wilner Stack
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
 1 2 3 4 >  Last »
Constable Deborah Martinez

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, August 26, in honor of the "innocent lives lost" in the deadly eviction incident that took the lives of Pima Constable Deborah Martinez and two others, as well as the suspect. Read more»

Ryan Remington

Ryan Remington, a former Tucson police officer, has been indicted for manslaughter in the Nov. 2021 killing of Richard Lee Richards, a man in a wheelchair who died after being shot in the back nine times when confronted over a shoplifting incident. Read more»

The Community Advisory Council of TucsonSentinel.com includes standout local civic leaders, community members and national journalism experts who believe in the importance of the Sentinel's trusted nonpartisan, factual local journalism. Read more»

Pima County Board of Supervisors Chairman Richard Elias proclaims Jan. 22, 2020, as 'TucsonSentinel.com Day,' to recognize the 10th birthday of the local independent nonprofit news outlet.

Gannett Inc. — the massive chain that owns the Arizona Republic and half of the Arizona Daily Star — sent two emails from corporate bigwigs Thursday morning, warning staffers across the country of looming layoffs. At the Tucson Sentinel, we're laying the foundations for even more local journalism. Read more»

With important races in Arizona's primary election separated by just a few percentage points, there are about 200,000 ballots statewide that remain to be verified and counted, officials said. Read more»

County Attorney Laura Conover speaks to the Board of Supervisors in April.

After announcing earlier this year that she planned to file a motion to vacate the conviction of Louis Taylor in the deadly 1970 Pioneer Hotel Fire, Pima County Attorney Laura Conover said Wednesday that she has found "no new evidence of innocence" and will not do so. Read more»

Engel on Tuesday night, waiting for election results.

Democrat Kirsten Engel and Republican Juan Ciscomani won easily in their CD 6 congressional primaries Tuesday night, as vote counts trickled in. With a number of votes left to tally, especially in Maricopa County, many other races across the state could shift. Read more»

129 vote centers will be open in Pima County for Tuesday's primary election. While about 80-90 percent of voters are expected to have returned early ballots, voters who have not can go in person to any site to cast their votes, or drop off an early ballot.

A staffer for the Pima County Elections Department has been "corrected" after wrongly training temporary election workers that voters can choose which ballot they vote during Tuesday's primary election. Read more»

Voters who wish to return their early ballots by mail should do so Tuesday, officials said, in order to have them received to be counted in next week's Arizona primary election. Ballots can still be dropped off in person, and early voting continues through Election Day, Aug. 2. Read more»

Much of Arizona will again see "dangerously hot" temperatures as high as 118 degrees on Thursday and Friday, with blistering temperatures forecast for Tucson, Phoenix, Yuma and even the Verde Valley and Kingman areas. Read more»

Parts of Southern Arizona will again see "dangerously hot" temperatures as high as 114 degrees on Monday, particularly on the Tohono O'odham Nation and the western deserts, with blistering highs in Tucson and the metro area as well. Closer to Yuma, the heat could spike to 117 degrees. Read more»

Two of the three Democrats running in the CD6 congressional primary election will debate Saturday afternoon in Sahuarita. The discussion between Kirsten Engel and Avery Anderson will be moderated by Sentinel Editor Dylan Smith. Read more»

Midnight on Tuesday, July 5, is the deadline to register to vote in the Aug. 2 Arizona primary election — double-check your registration online even if you're already signed up. Read more»

Here's a selection of some of the best songs about what American independence means, from Linda Ronstadt singing the National Anthem, to Springsteen and Petty and Funkadelic and the Beastie Boys. Is that freedom rock? Turn it up and celebrate, and sound off in the comments about your favorites. Read more»

A 2015 thunderstorm photographed from Sentinel Peak.

It's hot, it's humid, and it's (finally) raining buckets of cats and dogs, or at least kittens and puppies, across parts of Tucson. Here are a few monsoon tunes to play as you celebrate. Read more»

 1 2 3 4 >  Last »