Mari Herreras, The Explorer Posted:
It isn’t unusual for newspapers to receive calls from different citizens airing their concerns or providing information on potential stories. …
Bayer Vella, Special to The Explorer Posted:
On Jan. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. the town of Oro Valley will host a unique community event called “Walk the Block.” We encourage all community mem…
Gabrielle Giffords, Special to Tucson Local Media Posted:
January is a time for new beginnings and new pledges. But it is also the time of year that I think most about the shooting that killed six of …
Clyde Steele, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Justice should be fair and balanced, that is until it comes to the state Supreme Court system in this country:
Valerie Vinyard, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Resolving to become a safer driver in 2017 could help save your life.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors are set to discuss possible tax breaks for a Monsanto project near Marana next month and will begin public meetings to get feedback beginning this week. In preparation for these events, opponents of Monsanto scheduled two events of their own
Pima County has scheduled five community meetings to provide information and receive comments on the proposed Monsanto greenhouse facility just outside Marana.
Sheryl Forte has been found safe. Thank you to everyone who helped OVPD find her.
Twelve-year-old Jake Cardinal laced up his gloves, donned his shoulder, arm and elbow pads, threw on his mesh jersey and tightened his cleats. After going through some throwing and blocking drills, running a few laps to get the blood going and reviewing some strategies with his teammates and coaches - it was time to take to the field.
Over 100 club volleyball teams compete in the national invitational volleyball tournament at the Tucson Convention Center.
The Amphitheater Governing Board is working with the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. As part of the process, they are currently seeking staff and public input concerning the leadership qualities desired in the new leader for the district through an online survey and community forums.
The Marana Police Department Volunteer Foundation presented a check for $12,377.07 to the pediatric unit at Banner University Medical Center late last month. The donation was made possible from the money that was raised during the Pride for the Patch Golf Tournament, which was more successful than the event organizers planned.
Every first Monday of the month is for the dogs at Oro Valley’s very own gastropub, Noble Hops, when the restaurant opens its pet-friendly patio to the canine community for Yappy Hour, a community event held in partnership with the Ina Road Animal Hospital.
Put down all cell phones, iPods, GPS devices and any other handheld electronics while driving in Oro Valley; the town’s distracted driving ordinance took effect last Friday, Jan. 6 and the Oro Valley Police Department’s high visibility, education-driven campaign against distractions behind the wheel began on Monday.
(StatePoint) While each year millions in the U.S. are sickened during flu season, many can’t distinguish between symptoms of the seasonal strain of the flu, a cold and the “stomach flu.” Knowing the difference, and how to properly treat each virus, can speed recovery.