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  • Logan Burtch-Buus
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After nearly three years of operating its community center, the Oro Valley Town Council is considering fewer holes of golf, dramatically retooling its restaurant and reconfiguring some of its fitness amenities, at an estimated cost of nearly $5 million. 

  • Christopher Boan
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It’s been a busy start to the calendar year for a handful of Canyon Del Oro High School students enrolled in the automotive program. 

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  • Jeff Gardner
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Red, exposed brick, naked light bulbs and cozy food trucks are common affair for contemporary breweries, but during Beer Week in Tucson, there’s a lot more to be seen. In addition to the dozens of collaborations between local brewers and food pairing events, the Tucson Craft Beer Crawl takes…

  • Nick Scala
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On Feb. 24, hundreds of hikers will hit the trails on the Tortolita and Catalina mountain ranges to conquer the seventh annual MOVE Across 2 Ranges—a hiking experience that offers challenges from six to 21 miles, beginning at the Wild Burro Trailhead in Marana and ending at Catalina State Park. 

  • News Desk, Tucson Local Media
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Saturday, Feb. 10, the Town of Oro Valley will celebrate the completion of Fields 3 and 4 at Naranja Park, located at 810 W. Naranja Drive. At 10:15 a.m., Mayor Hiremath and fellow councilmembers and town staff will cut the ribbon on the new multi-sport fields.

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  • Logan Burtch-Buus, Tucson Local Media
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Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath has occupied the town’s most prominent position for the better part of a decade. This November, he hopes that residents afford him the opportunity to add four more years to that tally.

  • Logan Burtch-Buus
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The night of Wednesday, Jan. 17, marked a significant shift in focus for the men and women of the Southern Arizona Veterans and First Responders Living Memorial task force, which received the seal of approval for its final design and public art from the Oro Valley town council.

  • Staff Report, Tucson Local Media
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The Town of Oro Valley is beginning the annual process of developing its operating and capital budgets for the 2018-19 fiscal year, and encourages citizen input in this important process. The feedback received will be taken into consideration by the mayor, council, town management and staff …

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Amphitheater Public Schools is looking for community input. The “Listen & Learn” Community Survey helps identify what is most important to district staff, students, and families, as well as the entire Amphi community. This valuable input will help inform the creation of a new district-wi…

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The Oro Valley Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS § 13-3825, which requires law enforcement agencies to make notifications that will enhance public safety and protection.

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  • Danyelle Khmara
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So, you thought the WAPA Trail controversy was over, huh? You thought the fight over access to some of Southern Arizona’s most popular mountain bike trails was solved by Oro Valley and Pima County working with local businesses, landowners and mountain bike groups? They spent close to 400 hou…

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During its Shop Oro Valley Holiday Campaign from Nov. 3, 2017 to Dec. 29, 2017, Town of Oro Valley shoppers spending $25 or more at any Oro Valley business were eligible to submit their receipts for a weekly raffle, sponsored by 119 Oro Valley businesses. Thanks to the generosity of our part…

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On Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, just after 3 p.m., Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to Oro Valley Bicycle located at 4749 E. Sunrise Drive for a report of a theft. Deputies learned a man came into the store and test rode a few bikes before leaving. The same man returned appro…

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The Gaslight is seeking strong singers and actors ages 18 and older. Previous stage and performing experience required. Please prepare one up-tempo song, 32 bars only. Sheet music needs to be in your appropriate key. An accompanist will be provided, no recorded music. 

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Another Oro Valley resident has been injured Tuesday by a javelina while walking her dog, the third such incident in the Tucson area since March 2017.

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Oro Valley resident Audrey Felice was visited by a Christmas guest. Send your photos to readerphotos@tucsonlocalmedia.com. Include your name, contact information and details about the photo, including who took it, where it was taken and the subject. Not all photos can be printed, see other p…

  • Logan Burtch-Buus
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Even as work dies down on the Lambert Lane widening project, drivers are experiencing delays just to the north, along North La Cañada Drive at the entrance to the community center. Last month, crews associated with P.A.C.E. Electrical Construction started the 85-day process of converting the…

  • Nick Scala, Special to Tucson Local Media
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At the beginning of each new year, we tend to look back on the previous year and reflect. Did we accomplish everything we set out to? How did we grow or what new things did we try? What did we leave unfinished or put off for a later date? And most importantly, how do we make the upcoming yea…

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  • Danyelle Khmara
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The Keep OV Green Political Action Committee’s mission to reverse recent Oro Valley Town Council’s actions concerning land usage and future development died before it even got started. But that doesn’t mean all are happy with the direction Oro Valley is taking.

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  • Logan Burtch-Buus
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Randy Bazner moved to sunny Oro Valley from the icy reaches of Michigan in 2014, and it didn’t take long before he found ways to become involved in his new-found home.

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This Saturday, Dec. 30,  the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Department of Public Safety, will conduct a multi-agency DUI sobriety checkpoint.

  • Peter A. Abraham
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We have all read the headlines about Arizona’s continued drought and the state’s looming water crisis. In fact, the Arizona State Climate Office documents that Arizona is currently in its 21st year of a long-term drought. So, what does this mean for Oro Valley?

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  • Logan Burtch-Buus
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Paula Redman was enjoying her break last Monday morning at the Oro Valley Community and Recreation Center when she heard shouting outside and the mention of an AED, or Automated External Defibrillator.  

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Once a year, Harelson Elementary students, parents and staff gather into an artisanal market to buy holiday crafts and foods. This is no ordinary holiday market, however, as all the products are made by the Harelson Elementary students themselves.

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  • Logan Burtch-Buus
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Large swaths of land containing critical washes in a FEMA floodplain will remain as permanent open space as a result of a rezoning decision made by the Oro Valley Town Council last week. The unanimous vote was council’s final major action at the tail end of the longest regular session since …

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As part of the Tangerine Road Corridor Project, a new traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of West Tangerine Road and North Camino de Oeste. At approximately 9 a.m. this Friday, Dec. 15, the signal will be energized and placed on flash mode, with a red ball indication for the…