Since its founding in 1993, The Explorer has become the leading news source for Marana, Oro Valley and Northwest Tucson.

Delivered every Wednesday to 44,000 households throughout Northwest Tucson, The Explorer covers a variety of topics and issues that impact our readers — such as government, business, sports and recreation and arts and entertainment — and offers a voice for the people involved with them.

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