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You may have heard or read lately that Pima County has the most debt of any county in the state.
Evan Pilling, left, Martha Lemen, center and Mary Reynolds, right, ride along the Wildflower Ridge Trail in the Sweetwater Preserve on August 23, 2012. The Sweetwater Preserve is comprised of 880 acres located in the eastern foothills of the Tucson Mountains. The land that is now the Sweetwater Preserve was acquired during the 2004 Open Space Bond measure.
Pima County encompasses more than 9,000 square miles of rolling desert terrain and isolated mountains covered with cedars and pines, steep canyons and abundant wildlife. The landscape is the county’s greatest asset.
The Kresge Foundation has awarded Pima County $50,000 to help get its innovative Pay For Success program off the ground. Tucson Electric Power also is the first local organization to donate funds - $10,000 – to the program.
The Office of Internal Audit in Pinal County is under review by the Board of Supervisors. On Nov. 13, Supervisor Todd House criticized Chairman Steve Miller of conducting a “witch hunt” against Internal Auditor Kate Witek. Steve Miller did not respond to the attack.
Pinal County has a compelling logistics story to tell. First, think of Guaymas, Mexico. There are several deep-water ports on the west coast of the United States and Mexico.
Republicans Vic Williams, left, Stuart McDaniel, Ally Miller and Mike Hellon debate the issues last week. The four are looking for the party nomination in Pima County’s District 1 race.
Contrary to (Marana) Mayor Ed Honea’s recent guest opinion (“Passage of SB 1171 would be great for business,” March 16, 2011) alleging that Pima County’s wastewater services system has not “…been run properly,” a quick check of the facts show that the opposite is true.
Jackson Tavern, the latest concept from Metzger Family Restaurants, is scheduled to open this week at 2900 N. Swan Road in Plaza Palomino. It draws its inspiration from the coastal towns of New England, and its menu features creative twists on regional classics from Rhode Island to Maine.
The shooting occured at the 3200 block of West Calle Fresa near West Orange Grove Road and North Camino De La Tierra.
Are we witnessing arrogance, insanity or corruption at work in Pima County government? County Administrator Huckleberry and Supervisor Valadez have proposed the county purchase land for $8.75 million so we can build more soccer fields.
Kuper, a recent S.O.S diversion and his housemate Dash. The owner adopted Kuper from PACC and attempted to return the dog because he and Dash did not get along when they met. Volunteers assessed it may have been a poor doggy introduction. The owner went home and with the advice from a dog trainer was able to assimilate the new dog into the home. Photo was taken 2 weeks after adoption.
Bring the entire family to the old-fashionedPima County Fair featuring exhibits, food, stage concerts, and other live entertainment, carnival rides, educational exhibits, and a gem and mineral show. The event runs April 17-27 at the Pima County Fairgrounds.
Pinal County Attorney