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Fuel quality makes a difference

Fuel quality makes a difference

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Not all gasoline is created equal, and AAA has discovered significant differences in the quality of gas sold at U.S. retailers.

Support Rodman

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Charlie Hurt, Melanie Barrett, Tom Drzazgowski and I have worked with Bill Rodman on the Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Commission at various …

Providing serious laughs

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Had to laugh yesterday when reading the Explorer’s story about a “Low Budget” campaign for Oro Valley.  Clearly neither the reporter nor edito…

Let’s think

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Boys, put on your thinking caps. Both Brendan Burns and Mike Zinkin are experienced and dedicated Oro Valley Town Council members who have pro…

Solomon gets things done

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Bringing diverse groups together, often with different goals, can bring about great benefits for our community. Steve Solomon running for Town…

Oro Valley water now and into the future

Oro Valley water now and into the future

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Water supply in Oro Valley is an integral part of our community for both public health and economic vitality. Having an adequate water supply …

Trust first responders

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During these difficult times with the assaults on police, it is of the utmost importance that our Oro Valley Police know they can count on the…

Cops Are Here To Help

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The Thin Blue Line. It is our police officers who stand in that thin blue line to protect us from evil and chaos. The officers who protect us …

Support the Council Challengers

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Six years ago, amidst the worst economic depression in Oro Valley’s 40-plus-year history, Mayor Satish Hiremath, Lou Waters, Joe Hornat and Ma…

Pray for Police

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With current events placing law officers across the country in harm’s way, I would like to take a moment to recognize and thank the Oro Valley…

My Turn: Why I wear orange

My Turn: Why I wear orange

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The violence of hate is the denial of the image of God in all human beings.

Move over law provides necessary margin of safety

Move over law provides necessary margin of safety

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Two recent deaths on Arizona’s highways are a grim reminder to motorists to stay focused – and move over.

How does this happen?

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I live at 11053 N. Eagle Crest Dr., Oro Valley, AZ. You may not believe my story, but it’s true!

Time for fresh voices

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The words “Help Me Rhonda” by the Beach Boys is very appropriate for the Town of Oro Valley today. It is time for fresh voices to be heard and…

Reader sees good folks in challengers

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I read with some interest the July 6th Letter to the Editor by Brendan Burns.

Quality programs, hard work helped health department achieve accreditation

Quality programs, hard work helped health department achieve accreditation

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Whether you’re an adult or a child, getting a vaccine shot can sting. It certainly makes my boys tear up. Yet, in the pursuit of optimal healt…

My Turn: Don’t just save the Grand Canyon

My Turn: Don’t just save the Grand Canyon

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We think we’ve saved the Grand Canyon. We established a national park that is supposed to remain “forever unimpaired.”

Pima County financially sound

Pima County financially sound

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One of the political footballs tossed around last year during the debate over the bond election that also is getting kicked around this electi…

The Mayor and Council- members’ foolish plan

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Another Uninformed Voter

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“Sick of the deceiving antics” 

Northwest Chatter

Fuel quality makes a difference

Fuel quality makes a difference

Posted:

Not all gasoline is created equal, and AAA has discovered significant differences in the quality of gas sold at U.S. retailers.

Oro Valley water now and into the future

Oro Valley water now and into the future

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Water supply in Oro Valley is an integral part of our community for both public health and economic vitality. Having an adequate water supply …

A message from Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema: To Our Marana Community

A message from Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema: To Our Marana Community

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To Our Marana Community

My Turn: Why I wear orange

My Turn: Why I wear orange

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The violence of hate is the denial of the image of God in all human beings.

Move over law provides necessary margin of safety

Move over law provides necessary margin of safety

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Two recent deaths on Arizona’s highways are a grim reminder to motorists to stay focused – and move over.

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