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What the Devil won't tell you

Rodeo Day, Clydesdales & the legend of Jeff Smith

A Rodeo Day tall tale of a legendary Tucson reporter gives me a chance to get something off my chest about journalism: We are not imagining it.... Read more»

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Ann-Eve Pedersen, journalist & education advocate, dead at 55

Ann-Eve Pedersen, a former reporter and editor for the Citizen and Star, vigorous education activist and historical preservation advocate, died unexpectedly Friday at her home. She was 55 years old.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Clean Elections commissioners: Arizona Leg would put 'unconscionable' limits on voting

John McCain would be ashamed of some things going on at the Arizona Legislature – actions being taken in the name of addressing alleged election fraud. — Clean Elections Commissioners Mark Kimble and Damien Meyer... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Pay them like the rest of us: Prop. 409 a smart move to make Council seats more competitive

Giving Tucson City Council members a pay raise isn't simply about the Council members. It's about providing an honest paycheck for an honest day's work to get honest people to serve. Honestly.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Prop. 409: Low wages for Tucson mayor & council are bad for business

"Each one of us is part-owner of a large and important business venture: the city of Tucson. And it is time for us to offer decent salaries to our seven most important employees: the mayor and members of the City Council." ... Read more»

Az legislator: 'Can we virtually shoot the head of Clean Elections?'

A pair of Republican legislators traded cracks about shooting the head of Arizona's Clean Elections Commission, drawing a quick response — "shameful and disgusting" — and demand for an apology from Mark Kimble, chair of the agency.... Read more»

Mark Kimble appointed to Clean Elections Commission

A longtime journalist and former spokesman for Reps. Giffords and Barber has been named to the Clean Elections Commission, which oversees Arizona's voter education and campaign finance programs. Mark Kimble was a harsh critic of the program as an opinion writer for the Tucson Citizen.... Read more»


Border chronicler Charles Bowden dead at 69

Updated: Reporter and author Charles Bowden — he eschewed the term "journalist" — is dead at 69. The longtime Southern Arizonan recently moved to New Mexico and focused his work on the dangerous turmoil of Ciudad Juarez. Bowden was a dogged reporter and brilliant storyteller with a passion for the truth.... Read more»5

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Remembering newsman Jeff Smith

Remembering oft-fired and always admired reporter and columnist Jeff Smith, who wrote at various times for the Tucson Citizen (twice), Tucson Weekly, Daily Star and New Times. The legendary newsman died this week at 67.... Read more»

$3.3M helps local orgs assist homeless veterans

Three local organizations have been awarded almost $3.3 million to help fight homelessness among military veterans in Southern Arizona. Seven-year Army vet Bobby Diaz and his family are among those who've been helped by the Red Cross. "It was fast, a lot faster than I thought it would be," he said. "They have services and I got a home within a week."... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Tucson remembers Jan. 8

Interviews with Jan. 8 survivors, law enforcement, and victims' families and advocates, including County Attorney Barbara LaWall, Kent Burbank, Vanessa Helms, Mark Kimble, Shelly Gibbons, Bill Carnegie, Jim Tucker, Doris Tucker, Mary Reed, Tom McMahon, Pat Maisch, and Suzie Hileman... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

JC Scott: Barber's first week in Congress

Ron Barber's spokesman on the new CD 8 representative's first week in Congress, a professor's take on the Middle East, and Democratic activist Paul Eckerstrom on Carmona's Senate run.... Read more»

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Giffords to appear at Jan. 8 vigil

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will appear at a vigil Sunday evening commemorating the Jan. 8 shootings. The congresswoman will not give interviews, and how she will participate in the vigil is still closely held.... Read more»1

Giffords serves Thanksgiving meal to D-M airmen

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords helped serve Thanksgiving dinner to airmen and military veterans at Tucson's Davis-Monthan AFB on Thursday—her first constituent event since being shot on Jan. 8. (Updated with video)... Read more»4

Giffords back in Tucson for Thanksgiving

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is spending Thanksgiving in Tucson with her family, a spokesman said. The congresswoman traveled from Houston to Tucson on Tuesday evening.... Read more»3

Giffords' office collects holiday cards for troops

For the third year, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' office is collecting holiday cards to send to Southern Arizona hospitalized vets and troops who are deployed overseas. ... Read more»

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