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Marana, Oro Valley officials worry about state budget

While Marana and Oro Valley officials say they like the energy and the basics of Gov. Doug Ducey’s message, they worry the budget lacks new taxes and takes from education and local municipalities.

Marana School District and town partner to teach civics

The Town of Marana believes that to have a town that runs well, citizens have to understand how the town operates. The Town of Marana has tried to streamline many of the things that they do and improve communication, with the newest project now aiming at educating local high school students.

It’s business as usual for local police despite tensions

Local police departments say despite rising tensions following the nationally spotlighted cases of Eric Garner and Michael Brown – two black males killed during altercations with police – they have not employed any new training programs to deal with a potential increase of violence and racial tensions.

Resolution versus serial numbers: Referendum questioned

Organizers of the referendum petition drive that could reverse the Town of Oro Valley’s planned purchase of the El Conquistador country club and golf courses handed the town clerk more than 3,000 signatures Thursday.

Marana Police Department honors their best officers, volunteers

The Marana Police Department took an afternoon to honor their own. The department held its 3rd Annual Awards Ceremony on Jan. 14, at The Highlands at Dove Mountain Conference Room. Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema handed out 13 awards to 24 recipients.