Gilbert Davidson, Special to The Explorer Posted:
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…
Misti Nowak, Special to The Explorer Posted:
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 …
Mari Herreras, The Explorer Posted:
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…
Mari Herreras, Special to The Explorer Updated:
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…
Clyde Steele, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Governor Ducey’s new budget again shortchanges both students and teachers. A report from Capitol Media Services on the 13th of this month, re…
Last month the Oro Valley town council asked the community to make its opinions heard at the April 19 regular session, and weigh in on a potential, bond-funded improvement plan for Naranja Park. Answering the call were more than a dozen area residents, parents and athletes, each of whom offered a different perspective on the importance of the $17 million plan going forward.
Marana Unified School District’s Play and Learn (PAL) Center is undergoing a name change to honor a key member of the district.
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 Hussein Haki and his family fled Iraq and came to Tucson in 2008 he needed a job. In Iraq he was an architectural engineer, but buildings and materials are different here, he claims. Now, he owns and runs local businesses Babylon Market and Kebab King.
When Jude Anderson recently celebrated his fifth birthday, he was surrounded by aunts and uncles, cousins, friends and other family members. To ring in the occasion, the party enjoyed a taco bar (Jude’s choice), two cakes, a piñata and some quality time playing with Legos. Caught up in the excitement, the man of the hour chattered away with his friends, ate what he calls “Dragon Tacos” and made his rounds collecting candy.
Local residents with United Healthcare health insurance should be concerned. Your access to high-quality healthcare services at Northwest Healthcare is at risk.
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 thing. Boiled down to its simplest components, it looks like this:
From the first day students in the Marana School District step into their kindergarten classrooms until the day they toss their caps in the air for graduation, a student will spend 2,340 days in school.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran is in his first term representing Congressional District 1, which includes Oro Valley and Marana, as well as Flagstaff and much of eastern rural Arizona. He recently appeared for a one-on-one interview on the televised edition of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel. This Q&A is an edited excerpt from that conversation.
Cody William Clark, who was originally taken into custody on March 23, 2015, in connection to the death of Austin Gann, was convicted on one count of first-degree murder in Pima County Superior Court on Monday.