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Arizonans taking one last holiday for Labor Day

Arizonans taking one last holiday for Labor Day

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As summer comes to a close and Arizona schools start up again, many Arizonans are deciding to travel during the final three-day weekend of the…

My View: Thanks for the letters, now here’s some perspective

My View: Thanks for the letters, now here’s some perspective

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For the first time in weeks, the opinion page has caught up on letters to the editor. I don’t think I need to explain to dedicated readers who…

A serious conversation about distracted driving

A serious conversation about distracted driving

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Distracted driving has been a concern for public safety professionals long before the invention of the cellular phone, texting, snapchatting, …

Put children first:  An invitation to legislators and professionals to  First Things First Early Childhood Summit

Put children first: An invitation to legislators and professionals to First Things First Early Childhood Summit

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We hear a lot about K-12 education here in Arizona and we know the critical need for funding and upgrading our K-12 schools, but what about ea…

Parks for Rec: People packing in national parks

Parks for Rec: People packing in national parks

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  • Ironwood Ridge junior a renaissance woman

    Ironwood Ridge junior a renaissance woman

    Though she may walk the halls of Ironwood Ridge High School, 18-year-old junior Joy Mona has through her artwork claimed a bit of national exposure over the summer. Mona spent time in Washington, D.C. after her pen-and-ink portrait of Mahatma Gandhi entitled “Peace,” was chosen to represent Arizona’s 1st Congressional District in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.

  • Candidates running for Justice of the Peace and Constable

    Candidates running for Justice of the Peace and Constable

    What are Constables and a Justice of the Peace:

  • Pre-primary campaign finances released

    Pre-primary campaign finances released

    Submitted just days before tomorrow’s primary election, another campaign finance report from candidates, political action committees and other politically involved members of the Oro Valley community has shed light on the inner workings of each campaign.

  • Tucson a good fit for Comcast expansion, and good for Tucson economy

    Tucson a good fit for Comcast expansion, and good for Tucson economy

    More than a year after its grand opening, the Comcast Center of Excellence at 4690 N. Oracle Road – former home to Grand Cinemas and American Home Furnishings – continues to make its economic footprint felt in the Tucson region and beyond.

  • Closer look: Marana election fact check

    Closer look: Marana election fact check

    Over the course of four candidates forums, a lot of claims were made by those running for mayor and town council of Marana. Just like their national counterparts, there were some mistakes made by the candidates. Although the errors did not seem intentional, some of them could give the wrong impression to voters.

  • Oro Valley council candidates

    Oro Valley council candidates

    Six members of the Oro Valley community have decided to face the public as candidates in the upcoming primary election to fill the ending terms of three councilmembers; Mike Zinkin, Brendan Burns and Bill Garner, all of which have submitted their names into the election as incumbents. Running to gain a seat on the council are residents Rhonda Pina, Bill Rodman and Steve Solomon. 

  • Unaudited year-end financials released

    Unaudited year-end financials released

    Coming to an end on June 30, the Town of Oro Valley finished the 2015/16 fiscal year with just over $10.5 million in its general fund, an increase of about $402,000.

  • Former employee hopes to unseat incumbent Bill Staples in assessor campaign

    Former employee hopes to unseat incumbent Bill Staples in assessor campaign

    Pima County Assessor Bill Staples is so confident about his work in office for the past 12 years that he says he isn’t asking for monetary contributions or currently seeking endorsements for his re-election campaign as he faces a challenger in the August Democratic primary.

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  • Fall Arts Preview

    Fall Arts Preview

    The upcoming season offers photography, dance, fine arts and, of course, politics

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