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More AZ Spotlight Featured Rotator from May 2016

Woman Fights for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

Sheri George wages war against health care provider shortage in rural communities.

May 20, 2016
Karen Schaffner has been waiting for her graduation day for a very long time.

Four Decades of Perseverance Rewarded with College Degree

An education for Tucsonan Karen Schaffner was a long time coming.

May 20, 2016

One Woman's Fight for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The vote on Prop 123; help for women entrepreneurs in Tucson; and a dream fulfilled after four decades of ambition.

May 19, 2016

Growing up in Tucson's 'Bermuda Triangle'

Dímelo asks: What is it like to return to a place that still feels familiar, but has changed a whole lot?

May 13, 2016
After 80 years of marriage, Jim and Noni still enjoy cocktail hour together. “She’s kind of graduated though, she likes her champagne better than she likes a martini,” Jim said. Noni replied that it gives her a "spark."

'Play Together, Love Together, Do Whatever You Can Together': Secrets to 80-year Marriage

Jim and Noni Saunders met on a blind date and married less than a year later.

May 13, 2016

Music Without Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson couple celebrates their 80th anniversary; A Book I Love, and a look at a Tucson neighborhood through the eyes of a lifelong resident.

May 12, 2016
Hassan Abdullah MD, a pediatrician from Pakistan who is practicing in a medically underserved community in Marana, Arizona.

Immigrant Doctors Provide Care to State's Small Communities

Foreign medical students fill a need for care in Arizona's rural areas.

May 9, 2016

Moving to a New Country? 'Piece of Cake'

For Dímelo Stories, Gwendoline recalls a childhood between Tucson and Mexico.

May 9, 2016

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

May 5, 2016
William Hartmann photographs an image of the Moon projected on a three-foot hemisphere in the UA Lunar and Planetary Lab's first premises, a Quonset hut.

Book Chronicles History of Planetary Science in Tucson

'Under Desert Skies' details pivotal role played by UA scientists

May 5, 2016

In Search of the Best 'Home Slice' at Tucson Pie Party

Dímelo producer Sophia Paliza-Carre finds out what it takes to make a desert taste like Tucson

May 5, 2016

William Shatner Brings his World to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Pros & Cons of Prop 123; the latest on the state budget dealmaking; and a Tucson man plans to work his way across all 50 states.

Apr 28, 2016
Juan Bayardo, who also goes by John, will be traveling with his truck and tools to the 48 contiguous states.  He'll take an airplane to Alaska and Hawaii.

Tools and Trade In All 50 States

Tucson resident plans to travel across the country to "get gigs" and meet new people.

Apr 28, 2016
Sunnyside Education Association President Mary Martinez paints her car in support of Proposition 123 on April 4, 2016.

Prop 123: Teachers See Relief; Opponents See Challenges

Arguments from those who support and oppose Arizona's school funding proposal.

Apr 25, 2016

Mud, Straw, Sweat: Traditional Adobe Builds the Future

Adobe as building material is back, focus of native cultural development group.

Apr 22, 2016

David Cross: Staying Busy from Stage to Screen

Also on Arizona Spoitlight: Charles Mingus Celebrated in Nogales; Update on Budget Dealmaking; Building Tucson with Mud, Straw & Sweat.

Apr 21, 2016

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