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Where are your loyalties?

Where are your loyalties?

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It’s fascinating to me how employers today continue to complain about today’s workforce, myself included. We sometimes get lost in the complai…

Busting a few myths on the topic of traffic fines and revenue in Oro Valley

Busting a few myths on the topic of traffic fines and revenue in Oro Valley

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There are a number of prevailing myths about traffic enforcement and fines in Oro Valley. Hopefully, the following will clear up some of the m…

Election time is here again

Election time is here again

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It’s that time again, when I write up my election endorsements. Anyone who’s read this column knows I’m a strong Democrat, so it should come a…

Southern Arizona, you’re kind of a big deal

Southern Arizona, you’re kind of a big deal

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Your mailboxes have been flooded, you can’t watch the latest “Modern Family” without seeing political ads, and your phone is probably blowing …

Chamber urges ‘yes’ on Amphi override

Chamber urges ‘yes’ on Amphi override

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Americans don’t want someone else telling them how to educate their children.

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  • Candidates for Pima Community College board face tough challenges

    Candidates for Pima Community College board face tough challenges

    Two candidates are running for the open seat on Pima Community College’s Board of Governors, each promising to repair the college’s credibility after Pima has faced probation by its accrediting body, acknowledged sexual harassment of employees by a former chancellor, and falling enrollment.

  • Rattlesnake fire

    Rattlesnake fire

    Elementary students with Rattlesnake Ridge had the opportunity to partner with Northwest Fire District as part of the department's Mini Muster's program, which helps celebrate Fire Prevention Month. Students were educated on basic fire drills, such as operating a real fire hose and wearing full fire gear. The department also spoke on the importance of taking measures to prevent fires.

  • Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View on a collision course

    Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View on a collision course

    Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View meet this week in a game that will put the winner in great shape to win Division II, Section V. Both are coming off of lopsided wins which put them each at 2-0 in the section.

  • Busting a few myths on the topic of traffic fines and revenue in Oro Valley

    Busting a few myths on the topic of traffic fines and revenue in Oro Valley

    There are a number of prevailing myths about traffic enforcement and fines in Oro Valley. Hopefully, the following will clear up some of the misconceptions prevalent in some parts of the community.

  • Board approves highway linking I-10 to I-19

    Board approves highway linking I-10 to I-19

    The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 7 voted unanimously to move forward with plans for a 15.6-mile interstate linking interstates 10 and 19, connecting Raytheon Missile Systems to the University of Arizona Tech Park in an area being called aerospace parkway.

  • Gay marriage legal in Arizona

    Gay marriage legal in Arizona

    Same-sex couples can now legally marry in Arizona. Today, Attorney General Tom Horne did not appeal the court ruling as he struck down Arizona's marriage restriction.

  • Motions fails for Lazy K Bar development in Marana

    Motions fails for Lazy K Bar development in Marana

    The motion to approve a specific plan that would allow for denser developments at the Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch failed to pass in the Marana town council meeting. 

  • A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

    A look ahead – Propositions set for General Election

    General Election

  • Kriegh family recognized

    Kriegh family recognized

    Last week, James D. Kriegh was honored at the park named after him in 2001. The ceremony coincided with the town’s 40th anniversary. Kriegh was an advocate for the town’s incorporation, a public servant, and served as a member of the town council and as a town engineer. Family and friends, as well as town staff, were present for the commemoration.

  • OV residents take next step in ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ project

    OV residents take next step in ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ project

    Oro Valley residents are in the midst of turning a vision into reality.

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