December 8, 2017 / Modified dec 13, 2017 12:09 p.m.

Episode 166: Nurturing Mt. Graham's Red Squirrel Population after the Frye Fire

Also, the WWII black officers club at Fort Huachuca, an open office downtown, Tugo bike share and a new bishop for Tucson.

On this episode of Metro Week, the habitat for the endangered Mount Graham Red Squirrel was largely destroyed this summer during the Frye Fire. The U.S. Forest Service and Fish and Wildlife are doing a feeding program to keep the squirrel population alive during the winter.

The Downtown Tucson Partnership has set up free office space in the plaza in front of the Main Library. The space includes desks, free wi-fi, and games. We talk with organizers about the project and also what they are doing with the homeless population in that plaza.

A new bishop was installed for Tucson last week.

The historic Mountain View Officers' Club is being restored at Fort Huachuca. The club was the original black officers club and was supposed to be demolished but is now being saved.

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