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Mt. Lemmon's Molino Basin on fire Sunday night

A ridgeline along Molino Basin glowed at night as the Molino Fire consumed at least 318 acres Sunday, forcing the evacuation of the campground and the closure of Catalina Highway.... Read more»

Rumble in the desert: Arizona experiences hundreds of earth quakes every year

The Arizona Geological Survey notes hundreds of tiny temblors punctuated by some that can shake, if not rock, our world.... Read more»

The way we were

Ambitious road leading to Mt. Lemmon has an interesting history

Construction of the highway up the south face of the Catalina Mountains proved slow and difficult, taking more than a decade. But for hundreds of thousands of county residents, the winding road presents the promise of a respite from the desert heat.... Read more»

Another bighorn dies in the Catalinas

Another bighorn sheep has died in the Santa Catalina Mountains — this one as the result of a fall, state wildlife officials reported Thursday.... Read more»

15 lambs now part of Catalina bighorn herd

Arizona Game and Fish biologists have confirmed the birth of a fifteenth lamb born to bighorn sheep transplanted to the Santa Catalina Mountains last year. ... Read more»

NWS: More mountain snow for Catalinas & Rincons

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Santa Catalina and Rincon mountains, including Mount Lemmon and Oracle, which will be in effect Wednesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon.... Read more»