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Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is asking the Board of Supervisors to delay a vote on a controversial Tobacco/Nicotine-Free Healthy Workplace Initiative that was slated for a decision yesterday.
The incoming arrival of a Fisher House means out-of-state families can stay closer to their injured veterans – and for Tucson mother Libby Mannel that’s a subject that’s very close to home.
Pima County has terminated its contract with Select Development and Construction, who was tasked with the widening of Magee Road between La Cañada Drive and Oracle Road. County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says the contractor did not perform in accordance with the contract terms, provisions, and requirements in the timeframe allotted.
In a move that is expected to streamline emergency medical systems communications and provide patients with access to high-quality, affordable healthcare, CVS has announced it will work as an affiliate of Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital, as well as two additional regional health care systems outside of Arizona.
A number of major streets in Pima County’s District 1 will receive road repair work after the Board of Supervisors approved the release of a $5 million pavement rehabilitation appropriation from the county’s general fund.
Someone once asked me what my favorite thing about Gaslight Theatre is.
When Dr. Alan Meyers isn’t practicing psychology or authoring books on wellness, he might be found at Transcend Massage and Wellness Spa at 7435 N. Oracle Road.
A new study by the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC) shows that overall, high school students in Pima County are using fewer drugs than they were in 2012, the last year data was collected.
When an injury in December 2012 forced Robert Acosta to put his soccer dreams on hold, he returned from New York to his hometown of Tucson with five outfits, a couple training jerseys, and $18 to his name.
A long-running debate over two major General Plan amendments in Oro Valley has moved beyond the Planning and Zoning Commission after each passed in a 6-1 vote on Nov. 20.
The Oro Valley council on Dec. 17 is tentatively slated to revisit an October agenda item related to exploring additional revenue options.
Those anticipating the arrival of the Big Horn Commerce Center in Oro Valley will have to wait a little bit longer.
Surrounded by dozens of medals in Cat Vorrasi’s motivational room are two vacant shadow boxes waiting to be filled.
Buying a home in Tucson just got easier.
It’s not often a baby makes it to its own baby shower.
A two-year study to determine the feasibility of Interstate 11 – a corridor connecting Phoenix to Las Vegas and potentially Mexico to Canada – has been completed, according to officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
Five candidates are seeking election for three open seats in this year’s race for the Metro Water District’s Board of Directors.
Cries of “corruption” rang out in the Pima County Board of Supervisors hearing room after a number of frustrated county residents alleged that Chairwoman Sharon Bronson intentionally and prematurely adjourned an Oct. 14 meeting without allowing some audience members to speak during call to the public on a newly controversial topic related to supervisor spending.
Harvest has plenty to offer during Happy Hour.
Oro Valley residents are in the midst of turning a vision into reality.
As the November General Election draws nearer, the field has narrowed in Legislative District 11 after House Rep. Steve Smith, now running for a state Senate seat in the same district, defeated Republican Scott Bartle, and Mark Finchem and Vince Leach topped Jo Grant in collecting two open House seats.
A Conviction Integrity Unit that has seen dozens of exonerations across the nation is now in effect in Pima County.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is giving an ultimatum to municipalities that are seeing rising costs related to the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC): pay for the increases or see animals taken or received from that jurisdiction euthanized.
It rained. But the sun came back out.
“Buy tickets now and see it later!”
Who says an outing in the heart of the luxurious and scenic Dove Mountain has to empty your wallet? The Gallery Grille, located at 14000 N. Dove Mountain Blvd. wipes that misconception right out with a daily happy hour from 4-7 p.m. that features $2 drafts, $4 well drinks, $4 wine, and an attractive appetizer menu to go with.
A suspect linked to the break-in of more than 50 vehicles in the Town of Oro Valley is considered to be in hiding, according to Oro Valley Police Department Public Information Officer Lt. Kara Riley.
Voters will decide in the November election whether or not to approve a $22.34 million bond to fund upgrades for the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC).
Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital are among the medical facilities under parent company Community Health Systems (CHS) to have been impacted by a cyber attack that is said to have compromised the personal information of approximately 4.5 million medical patients across the nation.
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) could soon provide homeowners with solar power without any up-front costs.
A small-niche company is making a big-time impact in northwest Tucson.
An Aug. 18 Board of Supervisors decision means the majority of homeowners in Pima County will see an increase in their property taxes in the new fiscal year.
Residents of four homeowner’s associations are butting heads with Davis Development and Properties, LLC over a proposed neighborhood development in proximity to Canada Del Oro’s Highlands Wash.
Every now and then, someone comes along and breaks the mold.
The Town of Oro Valley will add 500 acre-feet of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water to its potable water system after the completion of a blending facility at Calle Buena Vista, near Hardy Road.
Pima County will no longer make use of precinct scanners at polling locations after the Pima County Board of Supervisors rejected a measure to spend $1.8 million to replace them.
Pima County could soon implement a policy that would require current county employees and those seeking employment to submit to a nicotine test.
If there’s one thing that Satish Hiremath and Patrick Straney agree on, it’s that the position as Oro Valley’s top government official is one worth having.
The Town of Oro Valley will soon be home to a satellite location of the Children’s Museum Tucson.
An agreement made by House and Senate leaders on July 28 is set to change the way veterans receive healthcare from Veteran’s Affairs (VA) facilities.
There’s the saying that laughter is good for health. If that’s true, Laffs Comedy Caffe might just help people live a little bit longer.
A 16-month old child was still hospitalized late last week after a near-drowning incident that took place in Oro Valley on July 22.
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) and Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs continue to make big strides in a program dedicated to the wellbeing of the nation’s disabled veterans.
Soon, you won’t have to be an astronaut to fly to outer space.
Who you gonna call when you want to see a hilarious spoof of the 1984 film “Ghostbusters”?
An investigation will likely be under way soon to determine whether or not Oro Valley Councilman Brendan Burns can continue to serve while living outside the town boundaries.
Since his 2013 appearance on Animal Planet’s “Rhino Wars,” Oro Valley resident and retired Navy Seal Craig “Sawman” Sawyer has been keeping plenty busy.
In this month’s Sippin’ Social, members of the public accompanied staff of Tucson Local Media for happy hour and conversation at Sushi Garden, located at 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Oro Valley councilman Brendan Burns’ troubles have continued after being indicted on charges of first-degree burglary and disorderly conduct/domestic violence, both felonies that could carry prison time if he is convicted.
The five Republicans running in District 11’s House and Senate races naturally had a lot to agree on when meeting for a debate at Pima Community College last week.