Valerie Vinyard, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Though mortality remains alive and well, fewer U.S. residents own life insurance policies nowadays.
Jennifer Fuchs, Special to The Explorer Posted:
When the Town of Oro Valley purchased the El Conquistador Country Club and its golf and tennis facilities, we all felt the storm of mixed emot…
Mari Herreras, The Explorer Posted:
I yelled into my mailbox today and heard a deafening echo. For the first time in months, this newspaper hasn’t received a letter to the editor…
Albert Vetere Lannon, Special to Desert Times Posted:
With summer monsoon rains comes the greening up of buffelgrass, a non-native invasive bunchgrass that chokes out native plants and creates a s…
Maddy Butcher, Special to The Explorer Posted:
The cover of a recent outdoor-gear catalog featured two men on horseback looking cool and competent. Marvelous, I said to myself: An outdoor r…
Several weeks into her eighth year at Canyon del Oro High School, 29-year-old history teacher Elizabeth Bruggeman looked back at the beginning of her career, when the University of Arizona graduate was at the helm of a class all her own.
Over the past few years Mountain View High School has made a big commitment to offering advance placement options for a variety of academic interests. From traditional AP courses like AP US History to AP Music Theory, the Mountain View administration wants to offer something for everyone, so that any students can leave the school with college credit.
When Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath took office in 2010 the town was at a crossroads.
The impact of Norm Patton can be felt at high schools all over the northwestern part of Tucson and far beyond.
(Family Features) From the celebrity on TV to your coworker at the watercooler, everyone is talking about turmeric. That’s because scientific evidence has been building around the potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, of curcumin, a compound in turmeric. These six tempting recipes – from a morning shake to baked chicken – will quickly make turmeric the new star of your spice cabinet. Find more tips for using turmeric at McCormick.com.
Watching 11-year-old pole sports phenom Paige Olson go through her complex and physically taxing routine in front of a panel of judges and a crowd of fellow athletes in London at the 2016 World Pole Sports Championship, coach Katrina Wyckoff said that she couldn’t call what happened next a surprise.
When the Town of Oro Valley purchased the El Conquistador Country Club and its golf and tennis facilities, we all felt the storm of mixed emotions that naturally results whenever people are faced with change and transition. But when a change occurs, we have two choices: 1. Deny and resist, or 2. Be a productive part of the prospect for improvement.
Distracted driving has been a concern for public safety professionals long before the invention of the cellular phone, texting, snapchatting, tweeting and Instagram. However, it wasn’t until wireless communication technology was introduced to the daily driver that vehicle crashes on our roadways and highways spiked. In 2011, the National Highway Traffic Safety Institute (NHTSA) estimated 3,000 deaths annually are the result of distracted driving. Moreover, it was reported that same year an additional 431,000 people were injured due to distracted driving.
When Oro Valley Police Department Police Chief and Interim Town Manager Daniel Sharp asks town residents what level of crime they find acceptable, the reaction is often immediate.
Marana was the staging area for a Jeep convoy in support of local law enforcement. What was originally planned as a small show of support, morphed into a large fundraiser with over 1,000 people in attendance.