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RTA seeks applicants for Pima transportation advisory committee

The Regional Transportation Authority is accepting applications from Pima County residents to fill 13 vacancies on the Citizens Advisory Committee. ... Read more»0

Pima County spikes funding for Az Bowl over Barstool Sports founder's rape comments

The Pima County Board of Supervisors has pulled nearly $40,000 in funding from the Arizona Bowl due to ethical concerns with the newly announced title sponsor, Barstool Sports. The media company's founder is notorious for jokes about rape.... Read more»0

Ducey: Flags at half-staff to honor Tucson firefighter, pilot killed in wildfire crash

Flags will be flown at half-staff on Tuesday to honor Jeff Piechura, a former Northwest FD chief, and pilot Matthew Miller, who were killed Saturday while flying over a wildfire in Mohave County, Gov. Doug Ducey ordered.... Read more»0

Household hazardous waste drop-off event Saturday on East Side

Tucson residents can drop off their household hazardous waste on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Eastside Service Center at 7575 E. Speedway.... Read more»0

Ducey orders flags at half-staff for anniversary of Granite Mtn Hotshot deaths

In honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who were killed in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire, Governor Doug Ducey is ordering flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff on June 30.... Read more»0

Free pet microchips available in advance of July 4

Free pet microchips will be available from the Pima Animal Care Center through July 1, with a morning walk-in clinic for the first 50 animals each day. The county animal shelter is gearing up for an influx of lost pets around July 4, officials said.... Read more»0

Tucson Black Film Club holds Juneteenth screening of ‘Jasper, Texas’

The Tucson Black Film Club will hold a free Juneteenth film screening and discussion of "Jasper, Texas" at 3-4:30 p.m on Sunday via Zoom.... Read more»0

Tucson opens cooling stations to combat excessive heat

In an effort to meet the need for respite from the record high temperatures, the city of Tucson has opened cooling stations in all six wards through Friday, June 18 and for any day after that has temperatures exceeding 110 degrees.... Read more»0