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Some Slither and Some Run

Here Are A Few of Boomer’s Favorite Creatures from the Reptile Kingdom. 

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In My Neighborhood

LIBRARY PROMOTES ONE SEED, ONE COMMUNITY!
PARADE WILL SHINE LIGHT ON SHELTER PETS
TUCSON RODEO PARADE RETURNS
SILLY PUGS CAUSE CHRISTMAS CAR CRISIS
LOCAL TOY STORE PREPARES FOR HOLIDAYS
A LIFE IN STORIES: VISIONS IN THE LAND OF MYSTERY

Kids in the Know

  • WILDLAND FIREFIGHTERS TO THE RESCUE

    Young Reporters had the chance to interview wildland firefighter Andrea McKenna. She is in her sixth season as a wildland firefighter and engine boss, and has been an EMT since 2014.

  • MY 'BEEING' IN THE SPELLING BEE

     On Dec. 1, I spent my school day in my school gym, waiting on the bleachers with 27 people and once in a while being called up to the microphone to spell a word.

  • CHILDHOOD COLLECTION LEADS TO CAREER IN MINERALS

     Recently I interviewed a mineral collector, Lauren Megaw, from the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. She had just returned from a geology work trip in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Going Places

Movies & TV

  • FIRE WHIP SHOW IS FIERY FUN!

     I interviewed Adam “Crack” Winrich at the Renaissance Festival. He does shows involving whips as well as fire.

  • MONSTER JAM BURNS RUBBER IN TUCSON

    On March 25, eight Monster Jam trucks lined up, ready to race at the Tucson Convention Center. The floor of the arena was converted to a dirt course.

  • RATS & CATS STAR IN CLASS ACT

    The Renaissance Festival has a long history of hosting weird and wacky shows. The first fair started in California in 1962, and was originally planned as a fundraiser for a local radio station.

Sports Beat

  • LOCAL GYM IS CLIMBING TO NEW HEIGHTS

     Walking into the new Rock Solid climbing facility, you’ll experience breathtaking views of climbing walls that go upside down, slant, twist and go up to the ceiling. Rock Solid, at 3949 W.

  • COACH RUBIO REACHES 30 YEAR MILESTONE

     With the COVID pandemic, many things changed. One thing that changed was the way that sports were influenced. Whenever people think of sports, they think of teamwork and everyone together.

  • NEW TUCSON ARENA FOOTBALL TEAM ANNOUNCED

     Southern Arizona has a new football team. On Thursday, Sept. 20, I went to hear the announcement of the new team’s name and logo.