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Shake those branches

Shake those branches

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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. …

“Walk the Block” with OV on Feb. 11 and learn about the new Oro Valley Main Streets project

“Walk the Block” with OV on Feb. 11 and learn about the new Oro Valley Main Streets project

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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.  

My Pledge: Six years after the mass shooting, Gabby Giffords shares her promise

My Pledge: Six years after the mass shooting, Gabby Giffords shares her promise

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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 …

Turns out the state’s Supreme Court system is about ideology, not justice

Turns out the state’s Supreme Court system is about ideology, not justice

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Justice should be fair and balanced, that is until it comes to the state Supreme Court system in this country: 

Resolve to drive more safely this year

Resolve to drive more safely this year

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Resolving to become a safer driver in 2017 could help save your life.

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  • Monsanto opponents continue to fight project

    Monsanto opponents continue to fight project

    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

  • County to hold community meetings on Monsanto greenhouse project

    County to hold community meetings on Monsanto greenhouse project

    Pima County has scheduled five community meetings to provide information and receive comments on the proposed Monsanto greenhouse facility just outside Marana.

  • [UPDATE]OVPD seeking public’s help in locating missing 63 year-old women

    [UPDATE]OVPD seeking public’s help in locating missing 63 year-old women

    Sheryl Forte has been found safe. Thank you to everyone who helped OVPD find her.

  • Youth lacrosse tournament brings teams from across Arizona to Oro Valley

    Youth lacrosse tournament brings teams from across Arizona to Oro Valley

    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.

  • Cactus Classic Invitational Volleyball Tournament

    Cactus Classic Invitational Volleyball Tournament

    Over 100 club volleyball teams compete in the national invitational volleyball tournament at the Tucson Convention Center.

  • MUSD Governing Board hears flag controversy

    MUSD Governing Board hears flag controversy

    The debate over the Confederate flag at Marana High School moved from the school and private land across the school, to a recent Marana Unified School District governing board meeting. People on both sides of the issue spoke during the call to the public at the meeting, representing both sides of the debate.

  • Amphi looking for community input for new superintendent

    Amphi looking for community input for new superintendent

    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.

  • Marana cops give big to Diamond Children’s Hospital

    Marana cops give big to Diamond Children’s Hospital

    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.

  • Noble Hops’ monthly Yappy Hour benefits local animal charities

    Noble Hops’ monthly Yappy Hour benefits local animal charities

    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.

  • Oro Valley hosts first public Monsanto meeting

    Oro Valley hosts first public Monsanto meeting

    The first of five community meetings scheduled by Pima County to provide information and receive comments on the proposed Monsanto greenhouse facility near Marana was held last week at the Oro Valley Library.

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