Over the last two years, there has been a lot of talk about Common Core standards being adopted for Arizona students. Since last year, Common …
A little over a year ago, I wrote an article for The Explorer entitled: “In OV, we’re proud of our young people, and we want them to know it.”…
I am a tax-and-spend liberal. I know I’m supposed to whisper that apologetically, and maybe add that I’m in a 12-step program to curb my dange…
Hundreds of thousands of vehicles have been recalled in recent months for faulty ignition switches.
The Loft Cinema continues its monthly celebration of writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s exceptional film resume, giving local Tucson resid…
Mountain View High School has had five former students killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, which is believed to be the most of any high school in America. This somber fact led to the construction of a veterans’ memorial in front of the school. Nov. 8, the school dedicated the monument to the five, as well as any United States military veteran.
A large number of local northwest area athletes will continue their athletic careers at the college level. In total 21 area high school athletes signed National Letters of Intent to accept athletic scholarships, with at least five more signing this week.
Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) officers recently apprehended two Tucson area men in their 30s for poaching three white tailed deer, one of which had twin fawns, for a total of five dead deer in the illegal killings.
Oro Valley Hospital has been named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations. The honor recognizes hospitals that excel at meeting the Commission’s stringent measurements for exemplary patient care. This is the second time Oro Valley Hospital has earned the designation.
Someone once asked me what my favorite thing about Gaslight Theatre is.
Veteran Journalist Reveals Plans to Expand Real Estate/Investment Business
Special Olympics El Tour de Tucson route skirts the edge of Tucson, so if you are out and about in your car on ride day, it’s very likely you will encounter some of the 9,000 cyclists, 2,600 volunteers and officials on the route – as well as many thousands of spectators. Please be on the lookout.
The glory days
With more than 9,000 bicyclists from around the world, El Tour de Tucson is an event that attracts people of all abilities and ages.
Oro Valley, Arizona (November 19, 2014)-On November 14, 2014, Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) patrol officers responded to an Oro Valley home in reference to a burglary. The victim reported over $20,000 worth of items stolen. OVPD patrol conducted a canvass of the area and were able to identify two suspicious vehicles in the area at the time of the burglary.