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Golder Ranch mourning loss of passionate, community-driven firefighter

Last Monday, April 11 was a dark day for the Golder Ranch Fire District when one of its own, firefighter Jose Samaniego, passed away surrounded by his family. 

Oro Valley looking for public input on future development at Naranja Park

The future of Naranja Park may rest in the hands of Oro Valley’s voting population later this year after town council expressed an interest in hearing resident input regarding potential construction plans and funding mechanisms before deciding whether or not the $17 million dollar plan should be placed on the November ballot. 

Local urgent care to close, new emergency facility to open

Northwest Healthcare, while planning to move out of one facility in the Marana area, plan to have a larger presence in early 2018 when they open a freestanding emergency department (FSED) adjacent to the Tucson Premium Outlets at Twin Peaks and I-10.

Wheeling in smiles, one bike at a time

Several weeks ago Tucson resident Rosanna Velasco returned to her temporary home at the Gospel Rescue Mission to find her three-year-old son, Zack, astride a bright green bicycle, wearing a blue helmet emblazoned with flames and a smile spreading from ear to ear. Quite surprised to find her son on a new bike, Velasco said she was even more surprised to hear the bike now belonged to her son, thanks to the efforts of a group of volunteers from Oro Valley.

Vintage WWII aircraft return to Marana

Aviation history was on display in Marana over the weekend as a number of vintage World War II aircraft came to the Marana Regional Airport as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour.