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Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

Interior Secretary in Tucson to Promote Free Parks for Students

Sally Jewell spent Wednesday in Saguaro Park with Santa Rosa Ranch students.

Female bighorn sheep

29 More Desert Bighorn Sheep Released in Santa Catalinas

23 ewes, 6 rams join more than 3 dozen already living in Pusch Ridge area.

Sunset on Mt. Lemmon in the Coronado National Forest.

Mt. Lemmon Smartphone Driving Tour Developed at UA

Free audio app transforms winding road into 'journey of discovery.'

Rebecca Brukman. 11/5/12.
Image of truck with City of Tucson logo.

Tucson Collecting Household Hazardous Waste Saturday

Opportunity to conveniently ditch unused cleaners, paint and other chemicals.

METRO WEEK: Keeping Tucson's Landfill from Filling Up

Moving the weigh scales and admin offices will allow landfill expansion.

More Bighorn Sheep Coming to Santa Catalinas Near Tucson

A recent pneumonia outbreak had threatened to delay the release.

The University of Arizona's main campus has hundreds of fruit-bearing plants including these olive trees.

Tucson Harvests Reduce Food Waste, Increase Sustainability

UA, community group unites to harvest fruit from the community and campus.

The Art of Paying Attention: Raven Conversations

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tells about the things a raven will do for love. Or food.

South Tucson City Hall is pictured on April 2, 2015.

Residents of South Tucson Without Recycling Pickup

Officials say service will be included in contract with next waste collection vendor.

The Art of Paying Attention: Javelinas

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a peaceful front yard encounter with an infamous desert marauder.

Bighorn sheep in the Silverbell area.

Pneumonia Kills Fourth Bighorn Sheep in Catalina Mountains

Plan to relocate more sheep to area in November will move ahead

The Art of Paying Attention: Regal Horned Lizard

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut learns that all lizards are not created equal...

Forecast: El Niño Winter Could Bring Snow on Cactus

Monsoon was normal; strong El Niño storms likely on the way in February, March, April.

Maija Hildebrand says holding a tarantula helped her overcome her fear of picking up a cockroach.

Insect Festival Discovery: 'Cockroaches Are Really Cuddly'

How did girl come to play with roach? Only after building her nerve by holding tarantula.

Baby chickens are pictured at the Arizona Feeds Country Store in South Tucson on April 2, 2015.

Tucson Planning Commission OKs Backyard Chickens

Proposal making urban farming easier moves to City Council for final approval.

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