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Sheila Goar, 74, lives a mile away from her closest neighbor.

Four miles from the border, the prefab house sits on acres of land. The closest neighbor is more than a mile away. Sheila Goar, 74, has lived on this land her entire life. She is the only member of her family left in the area, with a sister she doesn’t speak to and a brother in Idaho, she used to rely on distant neighbors and friends who occasionally checked in on her. Read more»

American Red Cross volunteer Marty Martindale comforts Yarnell resident Gene Criner in the aftermath of last year’s blaze, that killed firefighters and caused extensive damage. Volunteers and donations played a large role in helping the town rebuild and heal.

Not all the houses have been rebuilt. Not all the people have moved back home and not all the damage has been repaired. But one year after the town of Yarnell was hit by what would become the deadliest wildfire in Arizona history, residents say the town is steadily pulling itself back together. Read more»

Told he had won $10 million in a sweepstakes, an older man insisted that he was going to Florida to collect despite objections from his family and even an explanation from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office that he was being scammed. Read more»

Mayor Tom Crosby of Tucson's sister city, Roscommon, Ireland. Plus, Tony Penn, CEO of United Way of Southern Arizona, and Dr. Lisa Shubitz of Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson talks about Valley Fever and your pets. Read more»

One goal of the Communities Putting Prevention to Work program is to have Pima County’s restaurants offer healthier options.

Armed with $15.75 million in stimulus funds, Pima County is targeting obesity by promoting workplace exercise programs and healthier school lunches and lobbying for policies that encourage farmers markets and community gardens. Read more»