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Council gives direction for new roadway

Council gives direction for new roadway

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Project to create four-lane parallel roadway east of 1-10

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Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

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Residents of Oro Valley: Did you know there is a full-time staff member whose primary job it is to answer your questions and make sure your fe…

Fit in the OV: The call of the water, a family experience

Fit in the OV: The call of the water, a family experience

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As humans, our relationship with water is undeniable.

Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

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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 i…

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

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Democracy can be messy and complicated. But in some circumstances—like right now in the Town of Oro Valley—democracy in action is a beautiful …

Didn’t we make a promise?

Didn’t we make a promise?

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Over the weekend many of us saw protests break out at most large-city airports, such as JFK in New York City and San Francisco. The protesters…

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  • Marana cops to don anniversary badges

    Marana cops to don anniversary badges

    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. 

  • Council gives direction for new roadway

    Council gives direction for new roadway

    Project to create four-lane parallel roadway east of 1-10

  • New assisted living and memory care breaks ground in Oro Valley

    New assisted living and memory care breaks ground in Oro Valley

    Executives from Living Care Lifestyles were joined by Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath and representatives of town government, the local chamber of commerce and development and design partners last week to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new assisted living and memory care community in Oro Valley.

  • TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute improves patient outcomes with surgical precision

    TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute improves patient outcomes with surgical precision

    When Tucson resident Melissa Anderson underwent her first full knee replacement surgery in 2010, she said the painful rehabilitation process lasted three months. Roughly two months ago, Anderson received her second full knee replacement surgery, and it only took seven weeks be-fore the 65-year-old woman was out dancing and riding a recombant bicycle with her husband, John.

  • Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

    Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

    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.

  • Marana Council approve controversial development

    Marana Council approve controversial development

    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.

  • Reel Deal: Q&A with the Loft's Peggy Johnson

    Reel Deal: Q&A with the Loft's Peggy Johnson

    Peggy Johnson is the executive director of the Loft Cinema Foundation, the nonprofit that runs the Loft Theater. The Loft is getting a major makeover this summer with a renovation of the main auditorium that will bring in new, more comfortable seating along with other improvements. Johnson recently discussed what’s happening at the Loft on the radio edition of “Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel”, which airs Sunday afternoons at 5 p.m. on community radio KXCI, 91.3 FM. This Q&A is a condensed and edited version of that conversation.

  • Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

    Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

    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. 

  • Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana will be a busy place in 2017 from a development standpoint. There are a number of big projects in every section of the town. Some are town projects, while many others are being undertaken by the private sector, including a number of new businesses coming to the region. 

  • Rooster + Duck = Ducken

    Rooster + Duck = Ducken

    Call him Ducken. Call him Chucken. Call him whatever you want. What’s important is not the name, but the fact that this five-day-old rooster-duck crossbreed defied the odds of Mother Nature to even be born, despite the fact it was born with what appears to be a chicken leg protruding from its head.

Marana cops to don anniversary badges

Marana cops to don anniversary badges

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As part of its 40th anniversary celebration of Marana’s founding, the Marana Police Department will be wearing special badges that are replica…

Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

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Now that Ina Road has been shut down at Interstate 10 for several months, Marana town officials and representatives from the Chamber of Commer…

Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

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The Marana Parks and Recreation Department is hoping they have a program for you this summer. They have programs for teens, adults and retiree…

Splendido Residents Demonstrate How to “Age Out Loud”

Splendido Residents Demonstrate How to “Age Out Loud”

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Each May, the United States celebrates Older Americans Month, with each year featuring a unique theme. For 2017, older adults are encouraged t…

Sunshine Schools saying goodbye to founder after three decades of love

Sunshine Schools saying goodbye to founder after three decades of love

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When Cross Middle School eighth-grader, Dakota Broughton, and his mother, Sherri, walked on to the campus of the Sunshine School earlier this …

Summer Safari Nights returning to Reid Park Zoo

Summer Safari Nights returning to Reid Park Zoo

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Cool summer evenings in Tucson will soon receive an infusion of roars, growls, squawks and a medley of other animal sounds at the Reid Park Zo…

Wilson math teacher recognized for fostering positive learning environment

Wilson math teacher recognized for fostering positive learning environment

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When Ironwood Ridge High School sophomore Lauren Anthony was in sixth grade at Wilson K-8, she was given the opportunity to skip a year in mat…

Reel Deal: Q&A with the Loft's Peggy Johnson

Reel Deal: Q&A with the Loft's Peggy Johnson

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Peggy Johnson is the executive director of the Loft Cinema Foundation, the nonprofit that runs the Loft Theater. The Loft is getting a major m…

Mountain View honors seniors moving on to future endeavors

Mountain View honors seniors moving on to future endeavors

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Mountain View High School held their first ever College Signing Day to honor seniors who will be moving on to colleges, trade schools, interns…

Marana Council approve controversial development

Marana Council approve controversial development

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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 …

Gaslight Music Hall looking to expand its cast with new performers

Gaslight Music Hall looking to expand its cast with new performers

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The Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley is holding auditions for its upcoming summer show, “The Gilligan’s Island Revue,” and for the rest of th…

Planning for the community center’s future

Planning for the community center’s future

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A member of the Oro Valley town council recently posed the idea of a cash infusion from the General Fund contingency reserve into the Oro Vall…

American Legion Auxiliary poppy symbolizes nation’s sacrifice

American Legion Auxiliary poppy symbolizes nation’s sacrifice

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A nation at peace must be reminded of the price of war and the debt owed to those who have died in war, and the American Legion Auxiliary Oro …

Public invited to view new Marana district school textbooks

Public invited to view new Marana district school textbooks

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The Marana Unified School District invites the public to view the following high school textbooks prior to possible adoption and use at Mounta…

Local businesses and women get support through YWCA Southern Arizona’s WBC

Local businesses and women get support through YWCA Southern Arizona’s WBC

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The Women’s Business Center of Southern Arizona was recently awarded the 2017 Women’s Business Center of Excellence and Innovation Award from …

National Weather Service Seeking Storm Spotters

National Weather Service Seeking Storm Spotters

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The monsoons will be here before you know it and the National Weather Service is looking for help. The federal agency uses the public to help …

Marana joins county emergency communications system

Marana joins county emergency communications system

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The Marana Town Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, May 2, to join the Pima County Wireless Integrated Network as part of the regional emerg…

Mountain View honors seniors

Mountain View honors seniors

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Mountain View High School held their first every College Signing Day to honor seniors who will be moving on to colleges, trade schools, intern…

Oro Valley leaving Naranja Park up to the voters this November

Oro Valley leaving Naranja Park up to the voters this November

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Oro Valley’s residents will decide the future of Naranja Park this November after the town council voted unanimously on Wedneday, May 3, to se…