Archive for the 'Tucson' Category

Snow Dusted the Mountains North of Phoenix

Mike Padgett -

Feb. 27, 2011 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Residents of metropolitan Phoenix received a visual breakfast treat today – snow on the mountains immediately north of the city. A Pacific storm, the latest in a series, dumped more than half an inch of rain across parts of the region overnight. But at higher elevations north of Phoenix, […]

Read More..>>

New Book Delivered by Arizona’s ‘Cowboy Baby Doctor’

Mike Padgett -

April 16, 2010 KINGMAN, Ariz. –An Arizona doctor who once a month rides his horse into the Grand Canyon to treat Native American patients is touring the state to promote his first book. Dr. Kenneth Jackson, known in Kingman as the “cowboy baby doctor,” is the author of “Manifest West.” He will be at book […]

Read More..>>

Arizona Politics Trumps Economics; Students, Needy Families To Suffer

Mike Padgett -

March 21, 2010 EDITORIAL Are Arizona’s leaders, struggling with an overpowering deficit, downsizing state programs too far? Last week, Gov. Jan Brewer signed the state’s fiscal 2011 budget of $8.9 billion, which is a reduction of  $1.1 billion. Budget supporters called the new budget a streamlining of state government. Critics say it is hardhearted, with […]

Read More..>>

Luxury Hotel, Convention Center Planned by Pascua Yaqui Tribe in Tucson

Mike Padgett -

Feb. 22, 2010 TUCSON, Ariz. – A luxury hotel with 215 rooms and a conference center accommodating up to 1,500 guests are planned adjacent to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Casino Del Sol. Designs for the multimillion-dollar expansion project include includes a steakhouse with seating for 100; an international buffet with seating for up to 250; […]

Read More..>>

Historic Church in Southern Arizona is a Visual, Religious Beacon

Mike Padgett -

Feb. 2, 2010 TUCSON, Ariz. –After a week of January storms, the air in southern Arizona was clean and fresh. So were the historic church’s dome and towers, glistening as white as the new snow blanketing the mountains north and east of Tucson. San Xavier del Bac, nicknamed the “White Dove of the desert,”  is […]

Read More..>>

Tucson Selected for Solar Energy Plant by Bell Independent Power

Mike Padgett -

Jan. 19, 2010 TUCSON, Ariz. – The UA Tech Park in Tucson will be home to a new 5-megawatt solar plant with a thermal storage system that will be the first of its type in the world. The new facility will be developed, financed, owned and operated by Bell Independent Power Corp. of Rochester, N.Y. […]

Read More..>>

Stories About Fishing, the Devil Sparked Boy’s Passion for Journalism

Mike Padgett -

Jan. 14, 2010 PHOENIX, Ariz. – I fell in love with writing several U.S. presidents ago when I was in grade school. My passion was unleashed by word pictures so powerful, they became mileposts reminding me where the adventure began. I remember reading an outdoor magazine’s story about a fishing guide on the Great Lakes. […]

Read More..>>

Arizona Law Firm Ranks High in Percentage of Female Attorneys

Mike Padgett -

Dec. 28, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Lewis and Roca law firm is rated 17th in a new Law360 survey that ranks firms based on their percentages of female partners. Nearly 26 percent of the firm’s 205 partners are female. Female lawyers lead three of Lewis and Roca’s governing committees and one of its practice […]

Read More..>>

Yuma, Flagstaff Join Arizona’s ‘Sun Corridor’ Economic Growth Program

Mike Padgett -

PRESS RELEASE Sept. 17, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. –The Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp. and the city of Flagstaff have joined Phoenix and Tucson in bringing jobs to Arizona’s Sun Corridor, a move that aligns the state’s key metro markets under a common goal. The addition of the two groups strengthens the effort to recruit high-wage […]

Read More..>>

Arizona’s Transportation Future Spotlighted in New Arizona Town Hall Report

Mike Padgett -

Aug. 20, 2009 Arizona Town Hall officials are going on the road to share with state residents their newest report, “From Here to There: Transportation Opportunities for Arizona.” For six weeks, starting late this month, Arizonans will have the opportunity to discuss the report during presentations at 13 morning, noon or evening events across the […]

Read More..>>

Next »