Tree workers a tight community of serious competitors

Tree workers a tight community of serious competitors

Casa Grande, Ariz. – Once a year, a small group of adults climbs some of Arizona’s tallest trees for fun and sport. They are tree workers, professionals who cut and prune for landscaping or utility crews. Each year, they meet in a city park somewhere in Arizona...
Author Byrd Baylor celebrates the desert

Author Byrd Baylor celebrates the desert

Arivaca, Ariz. – Byrd Baylor’s love of the desert serves as both setting and subject for her writing. She’s best known for her children’s books, primarily set in the Southwest and populated with Native Americans and desert creatures. After years in Tucson...
‘Bloomsday’ celebrates Joyce book and Irish culture

‘Bloomsday’ celebrates Joyce book and Irish culture

Listen to the story: Your browser does not support the audio element. Tucson, Ariz. – James Joyce’s Ulysses is a notoriously difficult read. The book chronicles one day – June 16, 1904 – in the life of fictional Dublin resident Leopold Bloom....

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