More Arizona Illustrated From the Vault Stories

Edward Keeylocko

A look back at Vietnam Veteran, Arizona cattle rancher, and cowboy storyteller Edward Keeylocko.

From the Vault: The Pioneer Hotel Fire

In December 1970 an early morning fire swept through the Pioneer Hotel in downtown Tucson leaving 29 dead and 27 injured. At the time, the Pioneer fire was called the worst tragedy in the city's modern history.

From The Vault: The Secret Cave 1988

Looking back at how, after 14 years of secrecy, the discovery of Kartchner Caverns was made public.

From the Vault: Catalina High School 1988

The multiple votes on funding the construction of Catalina High School were contentious. The school board and parents grappled to find a solution and students were caught in the middle.

From the Vault: Green Valley Incorporation 1994

In 1994, Green Valley residents voted on incorporation. Opinions were varied and often quite heated.

From the Vault: National Travel & Tourism Week

We revisit National Travel & Tourism Week in 1988 and the prospects of how it would affect our state.

From the Vault: Sabino Canyon Repairs 2003

A look back at the summer of 2003 in Sabino Canyon.

From the Vault: Joseph Willis

Bill Buckmaster interviewed Joseph Willis about his book, "Finding Faith in the Face of Doubt."

From the Vault: Hughes Missile System 1989

Brief history and current status of Hughes Missile System

From the Vault: Squirrels vs. Telescopes 1990

The debate about red squirrels on Mt. Graham.

From the Vault: Oliver North in Tucson 1988

Oliver North visits Tucson amid controversy

From the Vault: Weather Radar 1994

Controversy over a weather radar tower.

From the Vault: Scobee Legacy 1986

Students at Challenger Middle School react to tragedy.

From the Vault: Search for New UA Coach 1987

The search for Larry Smith's successor as coach of the University of Arizona football team in 1987.

From the Vault: City Smoke Ordinance 1988

In 1988 in Arizona, an ordinance goes into effect banning smoking in malls and stores.

From the Vault: Raising the Limit 1987

Raising the speed limit in Arizona in 1987

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