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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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My son is 15 years old, and everyday I think about how lucky I am to have such a unique child in my life who brings me joy. But like many pare…
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Governor Ducey’s new budget again shortchanges both students and teachers. A report from Capitol Media Services on the 13th of this month, re…
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It isn’t unusual for newspapers to receive calls from different citizens airing their concerns or providing information on potential stories. …
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Editor's Note: This event has been rescheduled from Jan. 21 to Feb. 11 due to the weather forecasts for the weekend.
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.
In terms of mysteries, the “Mystery of the Santa Cruz Dam” will never rival those tales crafted by Agatha Christie or Raymond Chandler, in fact it was no mystery at all, but for a few days last week a new dam in the river raised some questions.
The Town of Marana has enjoyed considerable growth in recent years. In order to manage that growth effectively, we are currently committed to a number of key projects that improve our infrastructure and aim to ensure a high quality of life for all Marana residents, including those who don’t even live here yet!
After nearly two hours of discussion, the Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted to support the proposed development of a indoor self-storage facility on more than an acre of land within the Steam Pump Village development area.
More than 100 million Americans, about a third of the population, suffer from chronic pain. More people are affected by chronic pain than by heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined, and at a cost of more than $600 billion a year in medical treatments and lost productivity.
A welfare check of a Marana resident led to a homicide arrest. Marana Police Officers conducted a welfare check on Feb. 9 at the 8900 block of North Valhalla Drive and discovered 62-year-old Debra Elaine Fouts deceased inside the residence.
Marana High School teacher Alf Bergesen was honored prior to the University of Arizona men’s basketball game against Stanford as a finalist for the Arizona Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Circle K Corporation “Outstanding High School Faculty Awards Program.”
Last Saturday, hundreds of Oro Valley residents turned out to the corner of North La Ca- ñada Drive and West Lambert Lane to let town officials know about their interest in developing a 21st-century downtown feel in the growing surburban community.
Mountain View High School won the Division II state wrestling championship over the weekend, edging out Queen Creek 177.5 to 171 at the Prescott Valley Event Center.
Unzipping a well-folded Ziploc bag filled with photographs, newspaper clippings and other printed memories she had retrieved from a nearby dresser drawer, Reva Knapp pulled a few of the pictures out with a sad smile and placed the rest next to a photo album already lying on the table. Each featured an older man with a slight, but infectious smile: her husband of 56 years, Jay, who passed away in December.