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Sports update: Alday says goodbye to IRHS, hello to Pima CC

Sports update: Alday says goodbye to IRHS, hello to Pima CC

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Veteran coach returns to PCC

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Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

Oro Valley Town Talk: Have you met Jessica?

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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…

Fit in the OV: The call of the water, a family experience

Fit in the OV: The call of the water, a family experience

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As humans, our relationship with water is undeniable.

Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

Marana celebrates 40 years since incorporation at annual State of the Town address

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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…

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

Oro Valley Town Talk: This is what democracy looks like

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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 …

Didn’t we make a promise?

Didn’t we make a promise?

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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…

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  • Marana cops to don anniversary badges

    Marana cops to don anniversary badges

    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. 

  • Council gives direction for new roadway

    Council gives direction for new roadway

    Project to create four-lane parallel roadway east of 1-10

  • New assisted living and memory care breaks ground in Oro Valley

    New assisted living and memory care breaks ground in Oro Valley

    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.

  • TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute improves patient outcomes with surgical precision

    TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute improves patient outcomes with surgical precision

    When Tucson resident Melissa Anderson underwent her first full knee replacement surgery in 2010, she said the painful rehabilitation process lasted three months. Roughly two months ago, Anderson received her second full knee replacement surgery, and it only took seven weeks be-fore the 65-year-old woman was out dancing and riding a recombant bicycle with her husband, John.

  • Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

    Biz owners hanging on through Ina Road, I-10 construction

    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.

  • Marana Council approve controversial development

    Marana Council approve controversial development

    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.

  • Reel Deal: Q&A with the Loft's Peggy Johnson

    Reel Deal: Q&A with the Loft's Peggy Johnson

    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.

  • Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

    Marana parks and rec offers programs for all ages

    The Marana Parks and Recreation Department is hoping they have a program for you this summer. They have programs for teens, adults and retirees. Whether your interests lie in art, fitness or sports, they have something to offer you. 

  • Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana development on the rise in 2017 with new projects and new businesses

    Marana will be a busy place in 2017 from a development standpoint. There are a number of big projects in every section of the town. Some are town projects, while many others are being undertaken by the private sector, including a number of new businesses coming to the region. 

  • Rooster + Duck = Ducken

    Rooster + Duck = Ducken

    Call him Ducken. Call him Chucken. Call him whatever you want. What’s important is not the name, but the fact that this five-day-old rooster-duck crossbreed defied the odds of Mother Nature to even be born, despite the fact it was born with what appears to be a chicken leg protruding from its head.

CDO softball wins title

CDO softball wins title

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The Canyon del Oro softball team has advanced to the state title game 12 times in their history and with a 4-2 win over Sunrise Mountain the D…

End of season for CDO baseball

End of season for CDO baseball

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Canyon del Oro High School senior Mason Myhre racked up more than half a dozen strikeouts from the mound against No. 1 ranked Nogales High Sch…

IRHS's Alday returns to Pima

IRHS's Alday returns to Pima

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The Pima Community College baseball program has its new coach and it is a familiar face.Rich Alday has agreed to come back to lead the Aztecs …

CDO baseball falls in state semifinals

CDO baseball falls in state semifinals

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The CDO baseball team fell 5-3 in the 4A state semi-finals. Nogales jumped out to a 5-0 lead but saw the Dorados climb back into the game in t…

CDO softball wins state title

CDO softball wins state title

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The CDO softball team beat Sunrise Mountain 4-2 to win their ninth softball state title in school history.

CDO softball team playing for state title

CDO softball team playing for state title

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The Canyon Del Oro softball team is back in familiar ground, playing for a state title. The Dorados were set to play Sunrise Mountain on Tuesd…

Pusch Ridge girls wins tennis and track state titles

Pusch Ridge girls wins tennis and track state titles

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For the fourth time in the school’s history the Pusch Ridge girls tennis team won the Division III team tennis title with a 5-2 win over Thatc…

CDO softball team playing for state title

CDO softball team playing for state title

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The Canyon Del Oro softball team is back in familiar ground, playing for a state title. The Dorados will play Sunrise Mountain on Tuesday for …

CDO baseball advances to semi-finals

CDO baseball advances to semi-finals

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The CDO baseball team advanced to the 4A semifinals with a 21-2 win over Coconino. The No. 4 Dorados will face No. 1 Nogales on Wednesday, May…

CDO baseball, softball advance

CDO baseball, softball advance

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The No. 4 Canyon Del Oro baseball team rallied from a 5-1 deficit in the final inning to beat No. 13 Apache Junction 6-5 in the first round of…

Northwest baseball and softball teams moving along brilliantly into state playoffs

Northwest baseball and softball teams moving along brilliantly into state playoffs

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Northwest baseball and softball teams are having an excellent postseason. At press time four of the seven teams were still alive and all seven…

Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s Grammond wins state title

Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s Grammond wins state title

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Pusch Ridge boy’s tennis player Preston Grammond won the Division III state singles championship Saturday at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale.

Pusch Ridge, Marana fall in playoffs

Pusch Ridge, Marana fall in playoffs

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The Pusch Ridge softball team saw their season come to an in in heartbreaking fashion, with a 4-3 walk-off loss in extra innings to Safford. 

Mountain View softball advances

Mountain View softball advances

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Northwest baseball and softball teams are having an excellent postseason. At press time four of the seven teams were still alive and all seven…

NW teams advance on the diamond

NW teams advance on the diamond

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All four Northwest teams advanced in their respective baseball and softball regional playoff games on Wednesday.

Softball and baseball playoffs taking shape

Softball and baseball playoffs taking shape

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Marana fell 12-10 to Desert View on Friday and it cost them the 5A Sonoran Regional championship and an automatic berth in the postseason. 

Northwest squads fare well at state

Northwest squads fare well at state

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Three individuals and three area teams are still alive in their respective state tennis tournaments after advancing to the quarterfinals. 

Busy Signing Day for students at three area schools

Busy Signing Day for students at three area schools

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The spring signing period for high school athletes to sign letters of intent to play sports in college began last week and on Wednesday, April…

Rest in Peace Samaniego

Rest in Peace Samaniego

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I was on Facebook when I saw the announcement of the passing of Golder Ranch Fire Fighter Jose Samaniego. I instantly recognized his face but …