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Nov. 8, 2019 - Volume 4, No. 37

Kino video

Going behind the scenes at Kino Sports Complex

One year, dozens of meetings and hundreds of phone calls culminated with thousands of people who descended upon Kino Sports Complex in October to enjoy the ninth annual Mexican Baseball Fiesta. For those who attended, this event might’ve seemed like another day at the ballpark, but a lot goes on behind the scenes to actually pull it off.


Woman with cat

Losing pets a solvable problem – just ask Kitters the Cat

As soon as she got home that windy, November evening in 2016, Bre Downing knew something was wrong. Mr. Kitters, her orange tabby and near constant companion, often ventured outside their midtown rental, but seemed to sense when she returned home.

That night, though, was different.


Green Geek logo

Got questions on wine, pets and holiday treats? Ask the Green Geek.

Wondering what the benefits are to drinking organic wine? How to stay green when fostering puppies? Or if you can package those holiday treats you want to give away in an environmentally friendly way? Ask Pima County’s Green Geek.


Patrick O'Leary

Historic finds: Photos, maps provide glimpse into County’s past

In preparing to move to its temporary, second-floor offices in the Public Works Building, the Development Services Department faced a dilemma: what to do with the accumulated volumes of maps and photos that it no longer needed?

Luckily, a County colleague provided a solution.


Kids on bikes

Did you spot the difference?

Here are the answers to this week's Spot the Difference challenge. Be sure to like or follow our Pima County Facebook and Instagram pages and be on the lookout every other Wednesday for a new set of pics to inspect.

Most photos will feature three differences with varying levels of difficulty. The next set of pics will be posted to Facebook and Instagram Nov. 20 and announced in our Nov. 22 issue of PCFYI.

Happy hunting!


Library books

Library offers advice to get started on a new genre

So, where do you begin if you want to delve into poetry, but you’ve never so much as started a stanza? The Pima County Public Library has lots of recommendations to get you on your way.


wedding rings

Pima County FAQs

Because it’s not every day you have to call a government office to file a court document, get a building permit or address other issues, we’ve created this new section to highlight some of the most frequently asked questions received by our Pima County operator.

Every two weeks we’ll highlight a new set. Do you have a question on a government office? E-mail us and we’ll include it in our next set of FAQs.



In Case You Missed It

From new funding for roads, parks and facilities to tax relief for residents to an upcoming pet adoption event, here’s a look at news from Pima County that you may have missed this week.