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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.
Thompson Square, the married country duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson who last played at Country Thunder in 2012, will this year be headlining day one of the festival. The Explorer caught up with Keifer by phone to get his thoughts on the upcoming performance, as well as what it’s like working with his wife.
If you’re not having fun during Colt Ford’s show at Country Thunder this April, you need to check yourself – and that’s a message from the man himself.
When country music star Craig Morgan is asked why he’s returning to Country Thunder in Florence for the second time in three years, his answer is simple: “Fans and money.”
After four days of trial, San Manuel resident David Mota was found not guilty on all charges, including first degree murder, drive by shooting, and aggravated assault.
A verdict is likely less than 24 hours away in the case of David Mota, the man charged with first degree murder, drive by shooting, and aggravated assault after he shot and killed Joshua Switalski in a traffic altercation last February in Oro Valley.
As questions loom over the fate of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet, the Pima County Board of Supervisors announced its position against recommended cuts by the U.S. Secretary of Defense to retire the base’s most popular fighter jet.
Some people don’t like flying. Some don’t like running.
Guests of the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain can add something special to their stay this year.
It doesn’t have to be your birthday to celebrate in Oro Valley this spring.
An Oro Valley couple with close ties to World War II and the civil rights era has always had plenty of stories to tell, but they probably never thought they’d be purveying them on television.
The playoff picture is set for boys and girls basketball. While some northwest schools failed to qualify this year, others will look to continue their run in the state tournament, which begins Feb. 19 for girls and Feb. 20 for boys.
The Oro Valley Board of Adjustments voted on Tuesday afternoon in support of two variance requests, giving the applicants of each request the ability to operate outside the normal guidelines of the town’s zoning code.
On Wednesday, William Warneke, one of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30, was flown from Prescott to Marana, where he received an honorary procession and funeral service.
Hundreds of motorcyclists riding on behalf of Run for the Wall made their way through Marana on May 17.
The Canyon Del Oro Dorados and Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks will again square off in the Division II state playoffs after breezing past their opponents Tuesday evening.
Rocks and Ropes may be in its 21st year of operation, but there’s no monotony when stepping foot into this spacious rock-climbing gymnasium, located at 330 S. Toole Ave.
As one of only two accredited assisted/independent living homes in Tucson, it’s evident Amber Lights does things just a little bit different than the rest.
Set along the high Sonoran Desert near the Tortolita Mountains, the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain offers a scenic getaway for locals and tourists, who will find a luxurious southwestern resort experience with their stay.
As the 2012-year drew to a close, Catherine Reynolds and Erin Brittain were named the co-winners of the Anytime Fitness Challenge.
That’s not only a blessing, but a bit of a surprise to Patricia Rydeen, owner of the Marana bird farm known as Pats’ Ears Wings N’ Things.
After years of dispute over control of the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility, the Pima County Board of Supervisors is calling for an end to further litigation with the Town of Marana, recently extending two separate settlement offers.
Working for the Town of Marana since 2006, 31-year-old Laine Sklar was recently honored for her leadership by the 40 Under 40 group for 2012.
From a field of close to 300 volunteers who donate about 35,000 hours of volunteer time annually, the Town of Oro Valley this recognized 13 nominees as finalists for Volunteer of the Year.
Before newly-elected Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick makes her way to Washington D.C. for her Jan. 3 swear-in, she is making her rounds through Congressional District 1 to speak with community leaders and residents, and collect input that she will take with her to Capitol Hill.
As people prepare to exchange gifts this holiday season, there is at least one thing nobody will be asking to receive – the influenza virus.
Jared Lee Loughner, who killed six individuals and injured another 13 at a Tucson Congressional event on Jan. 8, 2011, was sentenced to seven life sentences and 140 years in prison in federal court Thursday morning.
If the bright pink building standing out against the Picacho Peak hillside isn’t enough to arouse the curiosity of travelers along Interstate 10, a closer look through this storefront’s windows could do the job.
Twenty teams from eight states and Canada competed in the Antigua National High School Invitational on Sept. 7-8 at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale.
Sophomore Aunesty Jantz’s double-double led the Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks volleyball team past the Catalina Foothills Falcons on Wednesday night.
The Canyon Del Oro boys’ golf team looks to have another promising year ahead. The talent-packed team, led by Jaime Waltmire, has started the season out strong, commencing with a solid showing in Division II play at the Alta Mesa Golf Cup, which ran from Aug. 24-25.
The blue and white paint covering the faces of the Ironwood Ridge football fans didn’t go to waste.
In its third annual dog adoption event, Royal Buick is hosting “Dog Days of Summer,” on Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
It is no mystery that high school students look forward to the weekend. It's a time to relax, put aside the week of hard work, and taste a little freedom from responsibility.