Education is changing. Perhaps no local institution better proves this than Pima Community College: A campus may close, certificate programs are growing faster than degree programs and online classes are outpacing physical classes. PCC chancellor Lee Lambert points to a few key “gaps” the co…
After five months of preparation, Oro Valley Town Manager Mary Jacobs presented the fiscal year 2019/2020 recommended budget to the Town Council last Wednesday.
The art of developing innovative medical treatments can simply consist of reassigning how a compound is being used.
The Town of Marana’s Tangerine Road Corridor Project has been selected as one of the “Public Works Projects of the Year” by the American Public Works Association’s for 2019 in the category of Transportation: $25 million to $75 million.
At Marana’s recent State of the Town luncheon, Mayor Ed Honea was joined by town staff to highlight all the projects they’ve accomplished this past year—and there were many.
Texting while driving will soon be against the law in Arizona after Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation banning the use of handheld mobile devices throughout the state.
On Friday, April 19 motions to dismiss the charges against three students who protested the presence of Border Patrol on the University of Arizona campus last month were granted by two Pima County Consolidated Court judges.
When PJ Miles received a call from his burglary alarm company at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday night, he figured it was a false alarm. That call turned out to be the just the beginning of Miles’ nightlong nightmare, as he’d soon find out that his family’s 107-year-old printing business was literally on-fire.
With major drugstore chains like Rite Aid and Walgreens now testing out CBD sales in select states, it’s clear that Americans have more access to manufactured cannabis products than ever before. But many are still fuzzy on the difference between CBD and THC, or specifically how it relates to…
Two years after work began, relief is finally here for commuters in northwest Tucson. The ramps at Interstate 10 and West Ina Road are open and operating as of Tuesday morning.
A pale orange glow stands as proof of the efforts of a global network of scientists, including a few close to home. On Wednesday, April 10, researchers with the Event Horizon Telescope array revealed the first direct image of a black hole.
Joe O’Connell, president of the Creative Machines art group, never had an easy system of sharing art ideas when he was in high school. But at the upcoming Momentum: Creative Cities Summit, he will speak about the innovations he helps guide in the art world.
It’s not often I leave an event feeling as excited and inspired as I did Saturday night after spending several hours at the Amphi Foundation’s annual gala at the El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort. It was not the first time I attended, though it was by far the best.
Whether a task involves saving the life of a community member, faithfully dedicating three decades of service, or even rescuing one of their own, first responders answer the call. On Tuesday, April 9, the Golder Ranch Fire District board recognized firefighters from Golder Ranch and the Nort…
Maps are vital when you’re taking a road trip, and whether you keep a ragged, worn atlas in your vehicle or have updated to a smart phone, maps are a necessity. The Town of Oro Valley’s primary map is the Your Voice, Our Future General Plan, which is a 10-year plan that was approved by voter…
Fairgoers interested in skipping the $9 admission fee to the Pima County Fair may do so either this Sunday or next with a donation to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.
A new, state-of-the-art senior living facility is expected to open in Marana next year, with nearly 70 jobs needing to be filled.
The Oro Valley Police Department have arrested a 15-year-old former Canyon del Oro High School student for bringing a gun to campus Thursday afternoon.
A Flowing Wells grandmother is being held on two counts of first degree murder after police found two deceased boys with “obvious signs of trauma.”
Trevor Draegeth, an Oro Valley man accused of killing his wife, was released from Pima County jail Wednesday night after he paid a bond of $250,000.
Canyon del Oro High School in Oro Valley is under lock down procedures after a threat against the school was reported Thursday afternoon.
Two years after work began, relief is on the horizon for commuters in northwest Tucson. Interstate-10 exit and entrance ramps at West Ina Road will re-open next week.
The Tucson Mall will soon be home to a 14,000-square-foot arts and cultural maker space and performance center after the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance opens its CATALYST space this summer.
Tickets are on sale now for “The Fantasticks,” the Oro Valley Theatre Company’s spring musical, presented April 25, 26 and 28 at The Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley.
The Pima Animal Care Center is in need of fosters to help care for an increasing number of animals living in the shelter. Currently, there are about 400 dogs and 100 cats at PACC, and the organization said that number is expected to grow in the coming months.
For 18 years, Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse has hosted an annual luncheon to bring a variety of community members together honoring one woman as “Mother of the Year.”
Gov. Doug Ducey gave conditional support last Wednesday to a “short as possible” border shutdown, then shifted the blame to Congress which he said has been playing politics with the border issue.
When the final school bell rings in May, dozens of community centers throughout Tucson will host weeks-long summer camps for aspiring athletes and artists alike.
Alexis Barber earned the opportunity of a lifetime, but only after she’d given up hope on making the cut.
The Reid Park Zoo offers an adventurous summer day camp experience every year for kids entering grades one through eight. From June through July, children get the chance to play wildlife-themed games, make arts and crafts, and most importantly, go behind-the-scenes to interact with a variety…
With the end of the school year just weeks away, it’s time to start planning for the summer. While some in Tucson take the rising temperatures and increasingly sunny days as a sign to pack up and head for cooler climates, there are plenty of residents throughout the metro area who live in Th…
On Wednesday, March 6 the Oro Valley Town Council had its opportunity to take action on one area of a large Planned Area Development on the west side of Oracle Road.
The Senate Appropriations committee passed House Bill 2032, which would prohibit schools from speech or curricula during school time “with the intent of influencing or changing a student’s political ideology or religious beliefs.”
The Tucson Metro Chamber is committed to building commerce with the purpose of reducing poverty and growing our local talent. During our member outreach of about 1,000 employers, we hear finding people with the right skills is challenging. Working with employers and educators, the chamber i…
The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain is welcoming a new executive chef after announcing that Emily Dillport would take over the role. A native of Florida, Dillport joined Ritz-Carlton a dozen years ago, and joined the Dove Mountain location as executive sous chef in 2016.
On Friday, April 5, police arrested Dorothy Flood, 55, on two counts of first degree murder after two boys were found dead in a home on the 2400 block of West Kessler Place in Flowing Wells.
National Border Patrol Council Vice President Art Del Cueto spoke to a group of about 20 college students and invited guests at last night's UA College Republicans Club meeting at the UA Student Union Memorial Center.
Police arrested Dorothy Flood, 55, on two counts of first degree murder after two minors were found dead in a home on the 2400 block of West Kessler Place on 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4.
Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting near North La Cholla Boulevard and Ruthrauff Road Thursday afternoon.