Latest Green Valley Stories

2008-09-05 09:00:32

By TONY DAVIS FICO, developer behind planned rival for Rosemont line The Central Arizona Project water pipeline that would serve the Rosemont copper mine and Green Valley water companies has a competitor. A major farming company and a big developer are proposing a new pipeline to serve the Green Valley area as an alternative to the earlier pipeline. The first pipeline is being paid for by the company that would run the Rosemont mine. Farmers Investment Co. and developer ANC of the...

2008-06-26 06:00:00

As commuters in and around Sahuarita have painfully discovered, the cost of driving to and from work in Tucson is emptying their wallets. With gas near $4 a gallon, locals are paying for the rising costs -- or finding alternative transportation. Terry Lehman has found that riding the American Pony Express shuttle, contracted by Pima County, is one way to beat the price of gas. It was after 7:30 a.m. when Lehman boarded the van in Green Valley on a recent weekday. She was headed to work at...

2008-04-10 20:50:41

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA engineers have adjusted the flight path of the Phoenix Mars Lander, setting the spacecraft on course for its May 25 landing on the Red Planet. "This is our first trajectory maneuver targeting a specific location in the northern polar region of Mars," said Brian Portock, chief of the Phoenix navigation team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. The mission's two prior trajectory maneuvers, made last August and October, adjusted the flight path of...

2007-09-11 00:00:00

By CHRIS YOUNG, The (Springfield) State Journal-Register GREEN VALLEY, Ill. - With a tiny radio transmitter cemented onto his shell, Bubba marched slowly into the water and disappeared, like a kid with a backpack merging into a crowd of students at school. Bubba - named by herpetologist Chris Phillips' daughter - is a yellow mud turtle, a state-endangered species and one of only seven captured by researchers last spring as they tried to figure out how mud turtles are surviving. The...

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