Marana has come a long way from the town’s agrarian roots, but farming is still a key component even 40 years after incorporation. Every spring, local farmers use sheep to clear the vegetation before they plant crops. Inside the issue, Marana News takes a look at some of the key people and e…
The residential housing market is booming on Tucson’s north side, with Marana and Oro Valley leading the way.
With Fourth of July on the horizon, many pet owners are thinking about microchipping their pets. Local organizations and will participate in a microchip marathon this Saturday, June 24.
When the Marana Town Council decided to create an animal services division rather than working with Pima Animal Care Center, critics questioned whether the town could get all the pieces in place to be prepared for the July 1 start.
In 1977, a small group of neighbors took the bold step of incorporating themselves into their own town, and all around us we can see the incredible results of that decision.
Every year, the town of Marana and the Chamber of Commerce host a State of the Town luncheon to share with the community all that’s happening in Marana. On Friday, April 14, we gathered once again to reflect not only on the activities of the past year, but also on the town’s accomplishments …
Marana High School’s Top 10 graduates may all have strong academics in common, but aside from that, they are very different. Some were athletes, some were musicians, while some were both.
Typically, digging can uncover dinosaurs (or at least their fossils). But in the case of the future location of Marana’s Tangerine Sky Park, dinosaurs served as a different sort of inspiration.
The Marana football team won the Rich Rodriguez Passing League Tournament on the campus of the University of Arizona. The Tigers went 8-0 in the event that featured more than 20 teams from all over Arizona and New Mexico.
Few places in the country interact with Mexico as much as Southern Arizona, and several of the region’s jurisdictions have taken a collective stand against President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall expansion along the nation’s southern border. Following the lead of the Tohono O’odham Leg…
The Marana Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating our 30th anniversary. We are looking forward to advancing our mission as the voice of business that works to build economic growth and quality of life in our community for many years to come.
Northwest Healthcare has broken ground on a new free-standing emergency department adjacent to the Tucson Premium Outlets at Twin Peaks and I-10. The facility is expected to open in early 2018.
It was a similar scene at a number of Marana Unified School District elementary schools: Students lined courtyards and hallways and waited for the “big kids” to come.
Last year Marana Town Council Member Patti Comerford took the town’s objective of being a military-friendly community to heart when she began raising money to purchase summer survival bags for homeless veterans.
If you know kids in elementary school, chances are they are obsessed with the video game Minecraft. But unless they attend Gladden Farms or Quail Run Elementary, they are not getting school credit for playing the game.
The Golder Ranch and Mountain Vista Fire Districts have begun the process of working through a consolidation after both fire district boards met and unanimously voted to explore the process.
Despite vocal opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the rezoning of a 103.2 acre portion the Lazy K Bar Ranch property, opening the way for up to 178 new homes.
As part of its 40th anniversary celebration of Marana’s founding, the Marana Police Department will be wearing special badges that are replicas of the town’s original 1977 badge.
Now that Ina Road has been shut down at Interstate 10 for several months, Marana town officials and representatives from the Chamber of Commerce took a stroll to businesses in the area to see how the project has affected them.
The Marana Parks and Recreation Department is hoping they have a program for you this summer. They have programs for teens, adults and retirees. Whether your interests lie in art, fitness or sports, they have something to offer you.
Mountain View High School held their first ever College Signing Day to honor seniors who will be moving on to colleges, trade schools, internships and the military. Nearly 275 students took part in the ceremony.
Despite vocal opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the rezoning of a 103.2 acre portion the Lazy K Bar Ranch property opening the way for a 178 unit housing development.
The Marana Unified School District invites the public to view the following high school textbooks prior to possible adoption and use at Mountain View High School and Marana High School.
The Marana Town Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, May 2, to join the Pima County Wireless Integrated Network as part of the regional emergency communications system.
Rattlesnake Ridge was one of just four Tucson-area schools to earn the A+ School of Excellence Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation.
Critics of the Marana Town Council’s decision to form its own Animal Control Department complained that many details of the plan hadn’t been developed at the time of the vote to split from Pima County’s Animal Care Center.
If there are four things all Tucsonans can appreciate, it’s sauce, shots, snacks and sofas. Luckily for Old Pueblo patrons, products for all four are manufactured right here in Tucson. This town might not be known for it’s booming industry, but these southwest mainstays are definitely desert…
The Town of Marana, Oro Valley and Metro Water have entered into an agreement to create the Northwest Recharge, Recovery, and Delivery System (NWRRDS) to help reduce groundwater withdrawals and allow the north area of the Tucson Basin aquifer to recover.
Mountain Vista Fire District Chief Cheryl Horvath was recognized last week for her commitment to positively affecting the lives of women and girls within her local community, and across the nation.
Marana prides itself on being a business friendly community and that does not happen by accident. The town’s strategic plan specifically highlights commerce as one of the five focus areas, but more importantly they have an economic development strategic plan that provides the specifics to br…
The Marana Regional Airport will host the US Flight Expo beginning on Wednesday May 3 and it promises to offer something of interest not only for Marana, but the entire region.
A controversial proposed housing development is again slated to go before the Marana Town Council for approval after being approved by the Marana Planning Commission on April 26. The commission voted 4-1 to approve a rezoning for the area once occupied by the Lazy K Bar Ranch.
Marana Unified School District’s Play and Learn (PAL) Center is undergoing a name change to honor a key member of the district.
Those breaking traffic laws in Marana are more likely to get pulled over than they were five years ago, but are also less likely to get a ticket. It is part of the Marana Police Department’s goal to educate drivers instead of punishing them.
With the Town of Marana celebrating its 40th Anniversary, it was only fitting that the State of the Town speech celebrated the town’s rich history.
Northwest Healthcare, while planning to move out of one facility in the Marana area, plan to have a larger presence in early 2018 when they open a freestanding emergency department (FSED) adjacent to the Tucson Premium Outlets at Twin Peaks and I-10.
Aviation history was on display in Marana over the weekend as a number of vintage World War II aircraft came to the Marana Regional Airport as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour.
Animal lovers have their hackles up following the Marana Town Council’s decision to end the town’s relationship with Pima County Animal Care Center and instead create its own animal services division.
Although crime rates in Marana rose slightly in 2016, the overall numbers are positive as crime is down over the past six years.