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Dan Akee, WWII veteran and Navajo code talker from the Diné Nation, speaks with members of the Dishchii' Bikoh' Apache group from Cibecue, Arizona.

Some state and federal government services and private businesses will be closed Monday, as Tucsonans mark the former "Columbus Day" with a holiday honoring Native residents. Read more»

The Tucson Sentinel values and celebrates the unique personal qualities, skills and knowledge each of our employees brings to our inclusive newsroom. Read more»

A University of Arizona study of stressed rain forest at Biosphere2 shows forests change how they release volatile compounds – and maybe attempt to seed the sky.

Compounds that give forests their scent are released differently during times of drought and may actually be nature's way of bringing rain. Read more»

Higher parking rates will go into effect at Tucson International Airport in November. Read more»

After a brief pause, the Pima County Health Department will extend a free COVID-19 "test-to-treat" program that offers Paxlovid therapy, with some changes. Read more»

Projects like the James Webb Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera has put the University of Arizona at the forefront of space research, leading with a new partnership with U.S. Space Command.

The University of Arizona will be U.S. Space Command's first partner in a new effort to mold the workforce to explore and defend that final frontier. Read more»

Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott at a March 2022 meeting of the Board of Supervisors.

Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott, who represents the Northwest Side, Oro Valley and Marana, will hold a series of town halls over the next two months, beginning next Wednesday. Read more»

Concept 1 of the is an option in the Gene C. Reid Park reimagining. The rendering is based on the Reid Park Planning Team's interpretation of public input.

The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department wants the public to help plan the future of Gene C. Reid Park. Read more»

Arizona attorney Roopali Desai has been confirmed by the Senate to serve on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

Roopali Desai, a attorney from the Phoenix area and a triple graduate of the University of Arizona, was confirmed as the newest judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, with a 67-29 vote in the Senate. Read more»

Vote centers were open until 7 p.m. in Tuesday's primary election in Arizona.

Election results in Tuesday's Arizona primary vote, with key contested races in Southern Arizona. Read more»

The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department's KIDCO afterschool child care program is accepting reservations for the upcoming school year. Read more»

Sun Tran to hold public meetings to make sure the bus service's is in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Sun Tran will host eight public meetings around Tucson to gauge how the transit system's policies affect minority groups and low-income riders. Read more»

We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness Read more»

The Sahuarita Town Council is again at full strength as two replacement council members have been appointed by their new colleagues.

The Sahuarita Town Council appointed two new members during its Monday meeting, filling vacancies left by a pair of retirements earlier this year. Read more»

Sun Tran offers new scooter securing devices to Tucson bus riders.

Sun Tran riders using mobility devices, such as scooters or wheelchairs, can travel on many of the system's buses without having to be secured into place with a cumbersome process. Read more»

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