The Story of George Wiley P. Hunt: Arizona’s First Governor

George W.P. Hunt

George Wiley Paul Hunt was never quite sure why he came to Arizona. It might have been the aura of romance and excitement of the name and it might have been because a boyhood friend who joined the Army had been sent to the Arizona frontier and returned home with tales of adventure.

7 Quirky Sculptures Around the Valley

"Her Secret is Patience" by Janet Echelman

The Valley’s diverse population brings some very diverse art as well. Here are some of our favorite pieces.

Quick Facts About Tamales


Mmmm, tamales. I wonder if my neighbor is going to make tamales this year. She brought some over last year, and they were great. I should start buttering her up. Maybe I’ll wash her car or something like that. Anyway, eating a tamale is pretty simple, really. You just unwrap it and eat it. Whatever you do, don’t eat the cornhusk.

One Million Tiles Make Up Mural of Tucson History

Tucson Mural

TUCSON — Tucson is home to more than 150 murals, which adorn storefronts, residential walls, restaurants, parking lots, schools, private homes, banks, markets and art galleries. One of the murals, however, is indeed a curiosity, a true oddity. Not so much in scale and content, but in creation and location.

Massive Road Sign Marks Route 66 in Winslow

Route 66 Road Sign

WINSLOW — Drivers who get off Interstate 40 to go in search of the road that was once the fabled Route 66 don’t have any trouble finding it in Winslow because the trail is designated by the biggest Route 66 sign in existence.