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We Say: Not-so-free speaking

We Say: Not-so-free speaking

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Racism has become a big topic in the media in recent months and over the last year thanks to major events such as the controversy in Ferguson …

Is master-planned community living right for you?

Is master-planned community living right for you?

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New-home communities generally fall into two camps: subdivisions and master-planned communities. Do you know the difference – and most importa…

Guest Column: It’s time to prioritize spending

Guest Column: It’s time to prioritize spending

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Representatives of various nonprofits have come to board of supervisor meetings for the past several weeks to speak in support of a $653 milli…

Marana Town Talk: Public, private partnerships needed

Marana Town Talk: Public, private partnerships needed

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All successful cities and towns have strong community connections that help them reach their goals. In Marana, we are fortunate to have public…

Gamer's Scoop: The Elder Scrolls Online relaunches on PC and Mac

Gamer's Scoop: The Elder Scrolls Online relaunches on PC and Mac

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As of March 17, The Elder Scrolls Online officially dropped its monthly subscription model and is now free-to-play on PC and Mac. The game is …

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  • 23 year-old suspect arrested for murder in Marana

    23 year-old suspect arrested for murder in Marana

    Around 8:30 a.m. on March 23, Marana Police Department (MPD) responded to a home near Cortaro and I-10 in reference an unknown problem call. The officers ultimately arrested 23 year-old Cody William Clark for criminal damage.

  • Town receives report on Lake Marana findings

    Town receives report on Lake Marana findings

    The Town of Marana hired JE Fuller/Hydrology and Geomorphology, Inc. to prepare study the so-called “Lake Marana” and the company released their findings. Their report, titled “Marana Disc Golf Course Qualitative Ponding and Flooding Assessment” outlines the area, why it flooded and what can be concluded from changes in the pattern of flooding. 

  • Oro Valley hosts Meet Yourself event

    Oro Valley hosts Meet Yourself event

    Tucson has met itself several times over. Now Oro Valley has done the same.

  • Westbound I-10 closed between Avra Valley and Tangerine

    Westbound I-10 closed between Avra Valley and Tangerine

    Arizona Department of Public Safety has closed Westbound Interstate 10 between Avra Valley and Tangerine while investigating a traffic collision. This section of the interstate is expected to remain closed for the next 2-3 hours. 

  • Motorcycle accident injures two

    Motorcycle accident injures two

    Northwest Fire units responded to the 8600 block of North Ironwood Reserve Way near Silverbell and Twin Peaks just before 6:30pm after reports of a motorcycle accident were received by the 9-1-1 communications center.

  • Guest Column: It’s time to prioritize spending

    Guest Column: It’s time to prioritize spending

    Representatives of various nonprofits have come to board of supervisor meetings for the past several weeks to speak in support of a $653 million bond package that will be submitted to the board for a vote in early April. At issue is whether an election will be held in the fall of 2015. While the bond package contains some valuable projects for our region it should be noted many of these projects are simply nice additions versus necessities. The question is whether the taxpayers of Pima County wish to incur more debt for these projects versus focusing on the most critical need facing our community-our failing roads. 

  • Marana Police Detectives are investigating Walgreens robbery

    Marana Police Detectives are investigating Walgreens robbery

    Marana Police Detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred at the Walgreen’s Pharmacy located at 9250 N. Coachline Blvd.

  • Marana Police holding Tip-A-Cop event to raise money for special olympics

    Marana Police holding Tip-A-Cop event to raise money for special olympics

    The men and women of the Marana Police Department (MPD) are hosting a event today March 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Texas Roadhouse to benefit Special Olympics.

  • Breadsmith to open in Oro Valley with over 300 varieties of bread

    Breadsmith to open in Oro Valley with over 300 varieties of bread

    The European-style bread bakery chain, Breadsmith, is opening its first western outpost in Oro Valley. With 43 locations in the midwest and east coast, owners Jan and Mike Kruziki are excited to bring Breadsmith the farthest west its ever been.

  • McSally: State budget does not meet priorities

    McSally: State budget does not meet priorities

    After a Republican-built budget passed the house yesterday, U.S. Representative Martha McSally released a statement. McSally was one of only 17 Republicans to vote against her party’s budget, which passed the House with 298 votes.

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