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It’s the time of year when we all feel more thankful for everything we have. We count our blessings a little more and appreciate the people and organizations that make our lives complete.
In an effort to make the event more memorable the town of Marana has made some changes to their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Marana Municipal Complex.
There is hardly an aspect of baseball in Marana that Allen Gillespie has not had his hand in. Gillespie has taken his love for the game and literally made it his life. He is truly Marana’s “Mr. Baseball.”
It was a busier than normal night at the Marana Town Council last Wednesday, and it could have been an even busier session had a council action agenda item not been taken off the board. As it was, the council held the first of two public hearings over the possibility of building a new police station.
(Family Features) During this hectic holiday shopping season, the best gifts for friends and family are not only wonderful to receive, but also give back to children who need help.
These new Hotel Congress Bar Eats and craft cocktails are impossible not to enjoy. Whether it’s the scrumptious bites from Executive Chef Michael Byrer or thirst quenching drinks from the cocktail dream team, David Clark and Matt Talavera, guests can enjoy these generous tidbits and tastes in the Tap Room, Lobby Bar, Club Congress Bar, and on the plaza. The $5 Bar Eats are no doubt a bargain and can be savored daily from 4 p.m. to kitchen close while the Book of Drinks cocktails are available all the time and only $5 during Happy Hour from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. With seven new editions to the menus, the Hotel Congress continues to solidify their reputation for having something for everyone.
When Canyon Del Oro senior golfer Chris Meyers signed a national Letter of Intent to accept a golf scholarship from Stanford, he completed a lifelong dream to go to the school. Even a year ago signing with the Cardinal seemed unlikely.
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.
After spending much of last season with the Arizona Coyotes, defenseman Connor Murphy said he wanted there to be no doubt that he deserved to be with the club from start to finish this season.
SaddleBrooke Rotary Club president George Bidwell, left, presents gifts cards along with Major Paul Jefferson, Barb Garve, Trevor Harvey and Sheldon Israel.
Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) officers recently apprehended two Tucson area men in their 30s for poaching three white tailed deer, one of which had twin fawns, for a total of five dead deer in the illegal killings.
(BPT) - When Monique Wright-Williams lost her mother to diabetes-related complications, she became determined not to follow the same path.
(BPT) - As a renowned fashion stylist, Micaela Erlanger of New York, NY makes her clients look, and perhaps even more importantly, feel their best for all of life’s special occasions. Now just in time for the holidays, Erlanger is sharing her insider style and beauty tips so you can shine this season.
Ben Holt, president of Save the Lakes, walks his dog, Skye, past a barbed wire-topped fence that cordons off a section of the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club. Residents living by the now closed golf course say the fences make their backyards feel like "a prison yard."
The glory days
(BPT) - Time isn’t just a commodity during the busy holiday season – it’s precious all year long. While you can’t give actual time to your friends and family, you can give gifts that help them save time and streamline their busy days. Here are five gift ideas that will help open-up time for your loved ones.
The Marana Police Department, in conjunction with the Marana Health Center, Marana-Foothills Optimist Club, and Pima County Wastewater will be hosting the final Dispose-A-Med of the year on Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Target, 3901 W. Ina Road.
The school auditorium was packed last week at Ironwood Ridge High School with students, military veterans and local dignitaries as the school’s Veterans Heritage Project Club honored seven local WWII veterans.
Marana High School invites the community to join them on Saturday, Nov. 29, for the first annual Ugly Sweater 5K Walk/Run and annual Turkey Bowl benefiting clubs/sports at Marana High School and the MUSD Holiday Share Program.
On Tuesday, we honored our veterans on Veterans Day. We, as a country, take this day to pay respect to those men and women who have served honorable in the U.S. military. It is important that we take time to pay tribute to those who sacrificed for us.
(BPT) - From sports teams and extracurricular clubs to first jobs and first cars, high school students learn new lessons every day, many away from the classroom. But when it comes to balancing their obligations, many students learn some tough lessons for the first time as they dip their feet into adult life, particularly with their finances.
(BPT) - The holidays are often an exciting but hectic time filled with parties, travel and social obligations. If you’re among the 68 percent of Americans who own a pet it can be tough to figure out how to keep your pet anxiety-free and happy during the holiday hustle and bustle.
Ironwood Ridge High School junior Kyle Taylor speaks during the Veterans Heritage Project Club’s assembly last week, which honored the veterans who helped out with the club’s project. For the past four years, the club has interview and compiled stories about local veterans.