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The Miners Co-op Rock Show is back in Marana this year as one of the more than 40 shows operating under the umbrella of the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase.
Another show, another packed house – this time for the gun slingin’, cattle ropin’, wacky and wild western, “The Ballad of Two Gun McGraw.”
Tax season is here, and that means like any year, Tax– particularly those filing without the help of a professional – will be exposed to a number of complexities when filing before the April 15 deadline.
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.
A new strain of flu for which there is no complete vaccine has made national headlines and created murmured concern locally after Pima County saw its first pediatric flu death since 2009.
America’s Mattress of Tucson is undergoing some changes, but it won’t budge on the business model that has made the local company a competitor against larger mattress chains.
In the wake of the Marana Town Council’s 6-1 vote favoring a half-cent sales tax increase for the construction of a new police facility – a measure widely supported by community members – town officials will next seek bids to complete architectural and schematic plans for the project, which is anticipated for completion in the latter part of 2016.
In the wake of much-debated cases like that of Michael Brown, the Ferguson teenager who was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson following an altercation, the subject of body cameras has become a common talking point – President Barack Obama going so far as to request $263 million from Congress to equip officers across the nation with them.
Oro Valley Councilman Brendan Burns has been sentenced to two years probation and charged with misdemeanor criminal trespassing for a May 20 incident in Oro Valley involving his estranged wife.
The State Transportation Board has unanimously approved $15 million in funding to conduct a tier one environmental impact study for the proposed Interstate 11, a multibillion-dollar project designed to connect Nogales to Las Vegas – and, likely in the longer run, Mexico to Canada.
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 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.
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.