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Romero runs away with Tucson mayoral primary

Updated results: Regina Romero won Tucson's Democratic primary for mayor by more than 6,000 votes, leading Steve Farley and Randi Dorman. Lane Santa Cruz won the Democrats' four-way Ward 1 Council race, and Green Party candidates earned their way onto the ballot.... Read more»

No Republicans running for Tucson mayor after filing deadline

Democrats are jockeying for primary support in Tucson's city elections, but no Republican mayoral candidate managed to gather nominating signatures to make the ballot, with Wednesday's filing deadline having passed.... Read more»

Cunningham seeks re-election; other Council candidates file for primary

With two open seats and a handful of Democrats and a single Republican filing so far for this year's City Council elections, there is yet to be a competitive primary race — although that's likely to change in West Side's Ward 1.... Read more»

Why so many Cubans are fleeing to the U.S. and getting stuck on the way

The new migrant crisis at America's doorstep.... Read more»


The pros and cons of imposing sanctions on Venezuela

Analysis: The U.S. president is expected to impose sanctions on Venezuelan government officials. But not before taking these not-so-small issues into account.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: 'Move Your Meetings' wants to give downtown biz a boost

State Rep. Adam Kwasman (R-Oro Valley) talks about his possible congressional bid in CD 1. Also, comet discoverer Dr. David Levy. Plus, Tucson small business advocate Miguel Ortega talks about his project, "Move Your Meetings."... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: El Rio and Grand Canyon University

Former Senator Frank Antenori, Sen. Steve Farley, Shelly Fishman Financial Adviser, Mike Varney President Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Neighborhood Activist Miguel Ortega, GM Good News Communications Doug Martin... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Budget expected to pass Az Senate on Thursday

Interviews with activist Miguel Ortega, TucsonsSentinel.com's Dylan Smith, DUI defense attorney Jim Nesci, Ward 2 Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson.... Read more»

Guest opinion

El Rio for all, not 'for sale'

An open letter to Councilmember Romero, Mayor and Council: I am strongly opposed to your proposal to sell or lease the El Rio Golf Course to the private Grand Canyon University. It appears that you and the Mayor and Council are rushing to discuss this drastically different vision for our community during a hastily planed executive session tomorrow. ... Read more»3

54 apply to fill Burns' seat on TUSD board

The list of those who applied to fill a vacant seat on the TUSD Governing Board includes a former board member, a former congressional candidate, and two failed board candidates, among 50 other political activists.... Read more»

Ethnic studies vote delayed after raucous demonstration

The board of Tucson's largest school district opted to postpone a vote on changes to ethnic studies after police in riot gear cleared activists and media from a public meeting Tuesday night.... Read more»

Access Tucson telethon to focus on community media

Access Tucson will hold a telethon Wednesday night to celebrate community media. The public access agency, which has seen its budget cut by 60 percent over the last several years, will raise money and awareness from 6-9:30 p.m.... Read more»