It’s not official yet, but the Town of Marana is expected to reach a population of 50,000 residents this year.
Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick announced Wednesday, Jan. 15 she was taking a leave of absence from the office to enter treatment for alcohol addiction.
A growing trend in business that brings community to the office space is coming to northwest Tucson. The Post Workspaces is a coworking area designed to house multiple local businesses and entrepreneurs in an 8,500-square-foot facility, and is set to open at the beginning of March.
A bench with an excellent view of the vast Pusch Ridge scenery in Riverfront Park now bears a plaque reading, “Lyra Done, Queen of Oro Valley.” While this plaque and a nearby mesquite sapling were placed there only last month, the story of the Queen of Oro Valley begins a quarter century ago.
Birdwatchers, rejoice! The new observation deck at the El Rio Preserve is providing more access for outdoor enthusiasts to view many rare species of flying feathered friends from around the hemisphere.
The Catalina Foothills boys varsity basketball team moved up to the top spot in the 4A Kino Division after beating rival Salpointe, 70-67, at Tuesday night’s packed game in the foothills.
1. Step right up to the world of gears and canvas with Cirque Mechanics 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels featuring acrobatics and clowning with mechanical ingenuity. Details: 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26; UA Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd.; $15-$75; ticketmaster.com.
Last Tuesday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey delivered his sixth State of the State address in Tucson, highlighting priorities for the new year, including funds for education, job training and broadband connectivity, closure of the state’s largest and oldest prison, and calling out Tucson’s failed …
Weight training or strength training, whether with hand weights or machines, offers unique benefits including improved bone density, reduced body fat, and sharpened cognition.
Want to learn how to cook like your favorite chef from our UNESCO designated City of Gastronomy, but only have about two hours? Don’t despair. Two local women with an appetite for local food and culinary instruction have got your back.
In a world full of stress, laughter can be a great medicine, and for the people of Tucson’s north side, new opportunities to chuckle are right around the corner.
The Town of Marana established Marana Animal Services in 2017 to provide dedicated animal services and programs to the Marana community. Providing responsive customer service and invaluable medical resources at low or no cost for our four-legged residents are essential goals for town staff, …
Is Macbeth a tragic hero? Is the word “blood” mentioned over 100 times? Can temptation defeat us? Come to find out the answers to these questions at Shakespeare’s Macbeth performed by the Ironwood Ridge High School Theatre program. Dates: Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.…
Do you have a drawer at home filled with a variety of loose change? What about a jar you keep in the garage full of quarters? Everyone has a pile of pennies, nickles and dimes sitting around somewhere, but did you know there could be value hidden in those coins?
BBC America's new documentary mini-series Seven Worlds, One Planet examines each of Earth's seven continents and how each area shapes animal behavior and biodiversity. The series, featuring obligatory narration from Sir David Attenborough, marks the first time the BBC Studio’s Natural Histor…
It’s going to be a big week for high school basketball in the 4A Kino Conference as the top ranked Catalina Foothills Falcons boys varsity squad take their long-time rivals, No. 2 Salpointe Catholic, this Tuesday at Salpointe Catholic High School. The Falcons are ranked No. 2 and the Lancers…
The Town of Marana is asking the public to provide feedback for potential improvements and expansions to the community’s parks, trail systems and recreation programs over the next decade.
“Hey there! I’m Max! Are you my new best friend? I’m looking for a special person who I can give all of my love and loyalty to. I’m 3 years old, and incredibly clever! The staff here at HSSA have taught me lots of tricks, and I’m still eager to learn more! I have lots of energy and would pre…
The Town of Florence says they had no idea of Governor Doug Ducey's intentions to close the Florence state prison until he announced it publicly during his State of the State address on Monday, Jan. 13.
The Arizona Department of Education recently doled out official report cards for all public schools in the state, rating them each on an “A” through “F” scale. In the Marana Unified School District, Tortolita Middle School was the sole school to receive an “F” rating.
The Town of Marana is one big step closer toward installing an air traffic control tower at the Marana Regional Airport after the Federal Aviation Administration accepted the town into the Federal Control Tower program last month.
It’s a tale nearly as old as time: Girl meets boy, falls in love, and so on and so forth until it all ends either tragically or “happily ever after.”
It's high noon in Tucson. The sun is bright. The tumbleweeds are rolling through. Somewhere, there's a train off in the distance steaming down the tracks.
Wilson K-8 School’s third-annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math night takes place next Wednesday, Jan. 22, with a new addition: art.
Catalina Foothills Falcons boys basketball lost the top spot on the 4A boys basketball rankings after Phoenix’s Arcadia Titans won against the Marcos de Niza Padres at Arcadia High School Tuesday night.
According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 52-year-old Brian Hieb died at the scene of a collision on North La Cañada and West Emerine Drive after fleeing from a traffic stop Tuesday night.
Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick announced today she was taking a leave of absence from the office to enter treatment for alcohol addiction.
The start of a new decade seems like the perfect time to start planning for the next decade. My name is Kristy Diaz-Trahan, and I’m your Oro Valley Parks and Recreation Director and I need your help in the development of a Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The department’s vision statement i…
1. Don’t miss one of the top soul, rhythm and blues, R&B and jazz funk groups Average White Band at the Tucson Jazz Festival. Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16; Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $33-$53; foxtucson.com.
The U.S. Census Bureau wants you – specifically 57,000 of you, the number of people who will be needed to fill jobs just in Arizona alone for the decennial census in 2020.
After three years of development, a seven-acre greenhouse facility operated by Bayer just outside of Marana is expected to begin operations at the end of January, with plans to begin heading toward at full capacity in March. The facility will produce genetically modified corn.
The Catalina Foothills Falcons boys varsity basketball team soared over the Canyon del Oro Dorados by 21 points during last Thursday night’s game in the foothills.
The Marana boys basketball squad squeaked by the Sahuarita Mustangs by one point last Wednesday night after the Mustangs chipped at a 15-point Tigers at the half.
It’s been the better part of a year since Oro Valley Police Chief Daniel Sharp provided his notice of retirement, and roughly one month before he ends his service. The public has yet to hear an update on who will replace him.
Beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, North La Cholla Boulevard will be completely closed between West Lambert Lane and West Overton Road in order to allow construction crews and heavy equipment to operate safely as they work on widening the road to four lanes.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a death at an apartment complex in the 7300 block North Mona Lisa Road after responding to reports of a shooting Sunday night.
General contractor and welding services provider PVB Fabrications, Inc. recently announced that it would expand its headquarters in Marana and add an additional 169 jobs, primarily in operations, project management, quality control, engineering, business development and finance, to its workforce.
The Catalina Foothills boys basketball team soared over the Canyon del Oro Dorados by 21 points during their Thursday night home game.
The Miss Rodeo Arizona Pageant has been around for over 60 years selecting rodeo queens to represent communities throughout the state and promote rodeos and the western way of life.
The Marana boys basketball squad squeaked by the Sahuarita Mustangs by one point Wednesday night after the Mustangs chipped at a 15-point Tigers at the half.
Presidential election years also bring local elections for Pima County offices, the Arizona Legislature, school districts and more. In the weeks to come, Tucson Local Media will be shining a spotlight on the offices up for grabs this year. This week, we focus on Pima County, where the retire…
Welcome to a new year and a new decade! The Town of Marana has a very important new year’s resolution for 2020: Give our residents the means to achieve their resolutions and stay on track.
The Gladden Farms area will be getting two new soccer fields and other park amenities after the Town of Marana and land developer amended their development agreement last month.
Tucson’s Angry Crab Shack franchise rang in the new year under new ownership after longtime employees Matthew Prentice and Josh Arnold took over operations.
The El Rio Preserve in Marana will soon benefit from much-needed bank protection along the nearby Santa Cruz River after an agreement was struck between the town and Pima County.