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Town employees aren’t to blame

Town employees aren’t to blame

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It is tough for the group who worked diligently for weeks to find out in heartbreaking fashion that thousands of signatures were thrown out on…

Longer terms in auto loans have become the norm

Longer terms in auto loans have become the norm

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It’s taking a lot longer to pay off that new or used car nowadays.

Oro Valley Town Talk: Investing in Oro Valley on your behalf

Oro Valley Town Talk: Investing in Oro Valley on your behalf

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The Town of Oro Valley is at a crossroads. We have the opportunity to purchase 324 acres of land in the heart of our community, a 31,475-squar…

Guest Column: Rally the residents, it’s time to get involved

Guest Column: Rally the residents, it’s time to get involved

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Looking at recent events that have occurred in the past few weeks I am reminded of a famous quote of Ronald Reagan’s: “When you can’t make the…

Caring about a balanced budget

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Marana Mayor Ed Honea doesn’t care if the state balances its budget (Explorer Feb. 21).  I (and a lot of others) do care that the state has a …

Budget is wrong direction

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We’ve had a few days to look over our new governor’s budget proposal.  Since I think of myself as a fiscal conservative, I’m all for budget cu…

In favor of civics lessons

In favor of civics lessons

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While most of the talk last week centered around the new governor’s State of the State address and then the $9.1 billion budget proposed on Fr…

Why the rush for approval

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HSL Properties President Humberto S. Lopez recently spoke at the Greater Oro Valley Chamber’s breakfast.  He commented on the sale of the Hilt…

Thoughts on Gov. Ducey

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I wonder if any of the readers in Oro Valley were paying attention to Gov. Ducey’s State of the State speech? One of the things that really ju…

What were they thinking?

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The Oro Valley Town Council has really done it now.  They’ve stepped in places that they know nothing about and it has a very unpleasant odor.…

A new approach to community input on budget process

A new approach to community input on budget process

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Although the 2015-16 fiscal year doesn’t begin until July 1, 2015, Town of Oro Valley staff has already begun the budget process. Many months …

Not-so-uplifting lesson from new governor

Not-so-uplifting lesson from new governor

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Here’s your first lesson in government for the year. No, we’re not going over the hundred questions on the new high school civics test. We’re …

Musings from mom

Musings from mom

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Instead of talking politics, and drama – this week we’ll change things up and focus on another circus world. That world would be the lives bus…

Let the voters decide major issue

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On Dec.17, the mayor, with the votes from three other Oro Valley Council Members passed an Ordinance and a Resolution to raise our sales tax a…

Be part of the opportunity

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It is with a mixture of amusement and confusion that I read the cacophony of dissent and support regarding the El Con. purchase. I am going to…

Marana Town Talk: 2015 is slated to be another exciting year

Marana Town Talk: 2015 is slated to be another exciting year

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Every year is exciting in the Town of Marana. Our community is one of great dreams and unlimited potential for the more than 40,000 who call it home.

Time? Spend time working with the town

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There is a lot written about the cost the Town might incur with the proposed purchase of the El Conquistador Club.  One thing I believe is ove…

A look ahead

A look ahead

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While last week I primarily looked back at the year, with plenty of changes in our state this week; it’s time to look ahead.

Let’s see what the people think

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I have read with interest the ongoing “conversation” regarding the town purchase of the El Conquistador property, including the latest letter …

Explorer article problematic

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I found the front page article in your last edition penned by Hillary Davis to be problematic on many fronts.

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Simon Pegg has signed on to co-write Star Trek 3

Simon Pegg has signed on to co-write Star Trek 3

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In addition to playing the USS Enterprise’s Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott, British actor Simon Pegg steps up from the engine room and into t…

Town employees aren’t to blame

Town employees aren’t to blame

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It is tough for the group who worked diligently for weeks to find out in heartbreaking fashion that thousands of signatures were thrown out on…

Longer terms in auto loans have become the norm

Longer terms in auto loans have become the norm

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It’s taking a lot longer to pay off that new or used car nowadays.

What’s in store for the national housing market in 2015?

What’s in store for the national housing market in 2015?

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The calendar reads January 2015, and that can mean only one thing: it’s prime-time predictions season. Everyone, it seems, is clamoring to kno…

Oro Valley Town Talk: Investing in Oro Valley on your behalf

Oro Valley Town Talk: Investing in Oro Valley on your behalf

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The Town of Oro Valley is at a crossroads. We have the opportunity to purchase 324 acres of land in the heart of our community, a 31,475-squar…

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