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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…
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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…
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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 …
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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…
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.
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.
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.
When Cross Middle School eighth-grader, Dakota Broughton, and his mother, Sherri, walked on to the campus of the Sunshine School earlier this month, it was the first time the young man had returned in the better part of a decade. A former student at the preschool, Dakota said a curious thought struck him when he walked out onto the back patio.
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.
Even at an event specifically honoring her, Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert has a way of transforming her own success into hope and encouragement for current and aspiring executives and entrepreneurs during the 2017 University of Arizona Executive of the Year luncheon.
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.
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.
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 feedback is provided to Council? Whether it’s a concern about an overgrown right-of-way or a question about road construction, Constituent Services Coordinator Jessica Hynd is your personal liaison to the Town of Oro Valley.
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.