More Pima County Stories

Catholic Community Services secures new space for immigrant shelter at juvenile detention center

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved the lease Monday.

Ajo looks to stand out as destination for artists, recreationists

The former mining community also wants to attract more Puerto PeƱasco-bound traffic.

Group hopes juvenile detention center can be welcoming space for migrants

The Board of Supervisors will vote next week on whether to approve the empty center as temporary migrant housing.

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

Success will take time, education officials say, likely beginning with a pilot program.

A firsthand look at how the Pima County Sheriff's Department seizes drugs off the streets

Lorraine Rivera rides with the department's Border Interdiction Unit.

A town faces ghosts from its past in "Bisbee '17"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking for a new shelter arrangement for asylum seekers in Tucson; and Aurelie Sheehan talks about her new short story collection "Once Into the Night".

Green Party gets back on the Tucson ballot

The party's leader blames a clerical error for the decision to disqualify the party.

Santa Cruz River project means coordination between water infrastructure managers

New water released into the Santa Cruz River means the city and county are working together on issues like flooding and wastewater.

First Responders warn of the dangers of fireworks

Children are most at-risk for fireworks related injuries

Summer's effect on air quality in Southern Arizona

A discussion with UA hydrologist Eric Betterton.

How rising temperatures impact public health

And what local municipalities can do to reduce hazards.

First responders discuss how to stay safe in the heat

Tucson Fire and Pima County's Search and Rescue Unit respond to dozens of cases each summer.

Pima Animal Care Center offers free dog and cat microchipping

After Independence Day the number of lost pets spikes, and microchipping can help return those animals home.

County approves $400K for agencies working in events, tourism

Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to fund nine tourism-related nonprofits.

Pima Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams awarded for approach to motivating students

Out-of-the box thinking earns him statewide award for helping incarcerated students.

Pima County to update the backstops in its archery ranges

The county will replace equipment in the Tucson Mountain Park and Southeast Regional Park archery ranges

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