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TUCSON — In the (shortened) week leading up to the Division III state finals, Queen Creek's players and coaches spoke at length about needing to avoid getting in a shootout with Saguaro if the Bulldogs wanted to repeat as champions.
The best parts of "Dallas Buyers Club" are of Matthew McConaughey, as HIV-positive Texas man Ron Woodroof, bucking like a bull in a Dallas hospital he refuses to let hold him.
ILE-AUX-GRUES, QUEBEC — What a difference a bridge makes.
This photo taken August 2013, on Ile-aux-Grues in the St. Lawrence River on the outskirts of Quebec City shows visitors a map of the archipelago. The island offers quiet roads and stunning river vistas for cyclists and lovers of solitude. (AP Photo/Calvin Woodward)
In this photo taken Aug. 15, 2013, a boat carrying scores of passengers steams towards Ile-aux-Grues in the St. Lawrence River. The Quebec island offers quiet roads and stunning river vistas for cyclists and lovers of solitude. (AP Photo/Calvin Woodward)
This photo taken Aug. 15, 2013, shows an old New York tugboat converted to a restaurant and social center on Ile-aux-Grues in the St. Lawrence Rive on the outskirts of Quebec City. The island offers quiet roads and stunning river vistas for cyclists and lovers of solitude. (AP Photo/Calvin Woodward)
Up there with “Stoker” and “Like Someone in Love” as one of the best films to hit theaters this spring, “War Witch” is devastating, beautiful and truly not to be missed. An Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, this gut-wrenching tale of a child soldier has been reeling in the accolades: Best Actress awards for young star Rachel Mwanza at both the Berlin and Tribeca film festivals, along with a whopping 10 honors (including Best Picture) at this year’s Canadian Screen Awards.
Last month I highlighted Jacqueline Winspear’s “Maise Dobbs” series and this month is dedicated to Canadian author Louise Penny and the wonderful world she has created in the fictional setting of Three Pines, a rural Canadian village south of Montreal, just kilometers from the Vermont border.
Reports of the demise of the Phoenix Coyotes remain greatly exaggerated — for now.
The wonderful thing about discovering an author you enjoy who writes a series is the anticipation of the next book ... just knowing that as you turn the last page there is another good book on the horizon. And if you discover them after the series has been around a while, you can eagerly go from one book to the next with the characters you have come to love.
A Blackberry subscriber holds a Research in Motion Blackberry in Ottawa, Wednesday Oct.12, 2011. Sporadic outages of BlackBerry messaging and email service spread to the U.S. and Canada on Wednesday, as problems stretched into the third day for Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A coalition of seven western states and three Canadian provinces on Tuesday offered its most detailed strategy yet for controlling greenhouse gas emissions blamed for climate change, saying they hope it will stand as a model for national systems in the United States and Canada.
The Phoenix Coyotes have signed defenseman Mathieu Brodeur, one of their third-round draft picks in 2008.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Six months after actress Natasha Richardson died following a fall at the Mount Tremblant ski resort in Quebec, the company that operates the facility has announced helmet requirements at its North American resorts.
Gilbert has some smart garbage trucks. Each of the solid waste department's 55 collection vehicles is equipped with software that can monitor not only where they're located in the fast-growing town, but also how fast they're going, when they need an oil change and how much money they burn while idling.
SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Quebec -- A Canadian man has been sentenced to life in prison for mowing down a woman in a wheel chair as he drove drunk. It was his 19th drunk driving conviction, the court said.
Call it an oldie but a goodie.
DENVER - Al Montoya sure didn't look like a guy making his NHL debut.
NEW YORK - Natasha Richardson, a gifted and precocious heiress to acting royalty whose career highlights included the film "Patty Hearst" and a Tony-winning performance in a stage revival of "Cabaret," died Wednesday at age 45 after suffering a head injury during a beginners' ski lesson.
You don't have to convince folks in the West of the value of a good horse.
MONTREAL - Nothing against Atlanta or Florida or the other NHL teams in the Sun Belt, but an All-Star game up north is really unlike any in a nontraditional hockey market.
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - Police say a poodle mistakenly left for nearly three weeks inside a van in a Vermont airport parking garage has survived.