- Your Voice
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.
With so many new building projects occurring in Marana, the Metropolitan Pima Alliance invited Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to speak at their December Membership breakfast, last week.
Local restaurateur Grant Krueger is serious about authenticity, even if it means inviting a few worms to happy hour.
(BPT) - Whether a loyal pal like Lassie is what you’re looking for, or a Garfield–like couch potato is more your speed, a pet can make a wonderful addition to your family. But there is more to choosing a new pet than simply falling in love with a cute face. Making an informed and well-researched decision can lead to a happy home life for both you and your pet.
In a move to ensure that the Interstate 11 and Intermountain West Corridor Study continues to move forward, the State Transportation Board approved the next step in the process and the funding to make it happen.
Legal experts dismissed as groundless a lawsuit that 18 states, including Arizona, brought last week against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer has authorized the state of Arizona to sign onto a multistate lawsuit seeking to overturn President Obama’s recent immigration executive action – a unilateral decision by the President to ignore existing federal immigration law and effectively grant amnesty to nearly five million illegal aliens.
When drivers stop at a temporary Border Patrol checkpoint on Arivaca Road about 6 miles west of Interstate 19, an agent asks questions such as, “Are you a U.S. citizen?”
A Chase branch outside of Mayor Arturo Garino’s office has consolidated with the bank’s other branch in this border city. Bank of America recently sold its two branches here to Washington Federal as part of a larger deal involving 23 locations in Arizona and Nevada.
The wait-all-year-for-them Thanksgiving weekend spending sprees were weaker this year nationwide, thanks to early promotions, online shopping and an improving economy that means consumers aren’t as reliant on the deep discounts of Black Friday.
Right after the results of the midterm elections poured in and many Democrats across the country were making concession speeches, President Obama told the American people he hears their message. After last week’s actions, I’m not sure if he did.
(BPT) - The holidays are here and that means it’s the season for parties, events and get-togethers. Put your best dish forward with seasonally inspired recipes guaranteed to tempt your guests’ taste buds.
(BPT) - No one likes standing in the security line at the airport, and if you are a frequent flier it can be a real hassle.
PHOENIX – Doug Ducey said Monday the budget will quickly become his top priority when he takes office as governor, including what to do about a lawsuit that’s left the state owing more than $300 million to schools.
Immigration advocacy groups from across the country urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to act swiftly to “end the deportation enforcement machine” that is separating parents from their children.
In his Oct. 22 letter to the editor, Rick Cunnington believes that Ann Kirkpatrick was wrong to vote for certain Congressional proposals.
I grew up in Pima County when the Pima Animal Care Center was first built in the 1960s, before the expansive population growth in the ensuing years. New residents poured in from elsewhere, and the pet population exploded. Back then some people feared German shepherds, then dobermans, then chows, and now this vitriol against pit bulls and pit mixes reeks of ignorance.
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).
ROYALTY FREE. PETSMART EXCLUSIVE. MAY ONLY BE USED IN 2014 MISSION COLLATERAL Photographer: Brandon Sullivan 2014 Halloween Original File Name: PS 07.02.2014 DadCorbin Iris Squeeky 1169.CR2 PetSmart Contact re: job: Amber Hoffert or Jaci Scully All Models involved in this shoot: Arizona Animal Actors - Daubin Rueschenberg (Squeeky - Border Collie) Heather Brook (Jesse - Jack Russell) Laurel Lawton (Scamper - Guinea Pig) Andrea Swisher w/Duchess (Ragdoll cat) Dean, Kaitlyn, Destinee & Corbin Peterson Samantha Soltesz (Iris - Lab, Pepsi - Border Collie) Mary Maybeno (Mandy - Standard Schnauzer) Tina Doherty Stephanie Meek Sandra Ciaramitaro (Reo - Golden Retriever) Sue Roeder (Wilson - Pyrenean Shepherd, Max - Miniture Schnauzer) Daniel Brackney Kainoa Francisco w/JackJack - Dachshund & Seze - Bearded Dragon See Photo Release forms for more details. Description: Lab wearing cowboy rider costume, border collie with green pet expressions and LED harness OSP Actions Bohemian Symphony Collection - Radient filter added
In a rematch of a razor-close 2012 congressional race, Democratic Congressman Ron Barber is in a fight for his political life against Republican challenger Martha McSally, a retired A-10 pilot who nearly beat him two years ago.
One reason I am voting for Jo Holt for Senate in (State Legislative District 11) is Steve Smith’s attitude regarding our neighbors to the south. He sees Mexicans only as undesirables and Mexico only as the cause of problems in Arizona. His pronouncements are all playing on fears about the border and ignore the importance of Mexico to the economy of Arizona.
(Family Features) Heather Loenser, DVM, knows first-hand the joys and challenges of traveling with her dog. She and her family recently adopted a year-old Border collie named Calvin.
Your mailboxes have been flooded, you can’t watch the latest “Modern Family” without seeing political ads, and your phone is probably blowing up with calls asking who you’re voting for.
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.
The two major-party candidates for Arizona governor agree on a few things when it comes to the contentious issue of immigration: