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Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

Pima County Health: Watch for the signs, seek help for depression

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Once again we share in the sadness of losing one of our most beloved entertainers, Robin Williams. He was someone I grew up seeing on televisi…

Third Age: Have to express gratitude

Third Age: Have to express gratitude

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It’s been a heck-of-a-summer.  Campaigning for re-election to the town council again put me in close touch with folks whose doorbells I poked …

Opinion column - Garcia is the best choice for our schools

Opinion column - Garcia is the best choice for our schools

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Why is it that David Garcia, the Democratic candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, has locked up major endorsements from Republic…

Oro Valley Town Talk - Voters turn out for Oro Valley election

Oro Valley Town Talk - Voters turn out for Oro Valley election

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On Aug. 26, the Town of Oro Valley conducted its primary election. Previously, the town’s nonpartisan primary and general elections were held …

Opinion column - Real leadership is needed to repair our roads

Opinion column - Real leadership is needed to repair our roads

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In her recent monthly column for The Explorer, District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller asserts that Pima County lacks the leadership to solve the co…

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  • Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

    Marana graduate beats the odds, comes back from injury

    Blood dripped from his face and lacerations covered his arms. Dallin Wengert lay unconscious as his body jerked around in a fit of seizures. Amy Wengert sat by her husband in the helicopter praying – praying that he would live.

  • Heavy rainfall predicted to hit Tucson this week

    Heavy rainfall predicted to hit Tucson this week

    A flash flood warning will go into effect for Tucson, tomorrow at 2 a.m. due to potential heavy rainfall from hurricane Odile.

  • ‘The November Man’ - Brosnan re-cast in familiar assassin spy role

    ‘The November Man’ - Brosnan re-cast in familiar assassin spy role

    Former James Bond 007 actor Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of professional assassins in this film based off the bestselling “November Man” book series by Bill Granger.  In “The November Man” Brosnan plays Peter Devereaux, an ex-CIA agent who earned the nickname of the movie’s title for always leaving an unmistakable path of death and destruction behind him.  Brosnan’s Devereaux is forced out of retirement and back into the field to help save an undercover agent and secure intelligence information. Directed by Roger Donaldson (“No Way Out” in 1987), “The November Man” is an espionage thriller that could have been ripped straight off of the front page of today’s newspapers. 

  • Ironwood Ridge/CDO game postponed

    Ironwood Ridge/CDO game postponed

    The so called “Oro Valley Superbowl” winner will have to wait an extra 15 hours to be crowned. Weather delayed and later postponed the game, which will finish up at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

  • Ina Road bridge may close during storm

    Ina Road bridge may close during storm

    You may have to change your driving routes for the coming storm due to wash and road closures that are expected.

  • Aunesty Jantz leads Nighthawks in pursuit of state title

    Aunesty Jantz leads Nighthawks in pursuit of state title

    With a skilled, mature and coachable volleyball team, the Nighthawks are coming into this season with all the necessary tools, but the question remains as to whether this is the team that will bring home Ironwood Ridge’s first state title.

  • Get out to Kino Sports Complex for fun in September, October

    Get out to Kino Sports Complex for fun in September, October

    Take me out to the ball games, the concert and the beer festivals happening at Kino Sports Complex in September and October.

  • Monsoon season wrapping up, big storm still possible

    Monsoon season wrapping up, big storm still possible

    When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.

  • Pima County prepares for tropical storm Odile

    The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.

  • Now is the time to spray for buffelgrass and fountain grass

    Now is the time to spray for buffelgrass and fountain grass

    Oro Valley resident John Scheuring sees a lot of buffelgrass and fountain grass in and around town alive, well and green, but would like to see those plants dead, dying and brown.

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