New Trees to Adorn Former Bookstore Site

Trees for Tucson, Tucson Clean and Beautiful, and Tucson Parks and Recreation will be planting 32 new trees to beautify the southeast corner of Campbell Avenue and Grant Road (the former Bookmans location) tomorrow, Feb. 9, at 9 a.m. The new parklet will feature native desert trees and shrubs and will benefit and beautify the community until the Grant Road widening project begins.

City Seeking Administrative Assistant

The City of Tucson is seeking a motivated and dependable administrative assistant to work in the Information Technology department.

An administrative assistant performs research and analytical work in support of administrative, financial, and personnel functions. Duties also include assisting with budget research and preparing reports, monitoring revenues and expenditures, and compiling data relating to financial issues.

Celebrate Tucson and Southwestern History at 39th Annual Fort Lowell Day

Tucson’s historic Fort Lowell neighborhood and Fort Lowell Park are the sites for the 39th Annual Fort Lowell Day/La Reunión de El Fuerte Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 9, from noon to 4 p.m. This free event celebrates the history of the area’s rich heritage and is open to everyone. It includes a variety of tours and exhibits for guests to learn about this hidden corner of Tucson’s past.

Tucson Police Dog Retires

The Tucson Police Department is announcing the retirement of K9 Bolt. The police dog will be living the rest of his life with his partner and his family.

Bolt had a long and very successful career patrolling Tucson. He was deployed more than 800 times, helping with nearly 300 arrests. Bolt was also a SWAT K9 and deployed with the SWAT team 64 times in his career.

In 2018, Bolt participated in the annual Desert Dawg competition in Mesa, where he took first place in the Building Search category.