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After a year of miscommunication, assumptions and confusion, members of the Oro Valley Town Council are confident they will sort out the town’s complex transit situation. In the meantime, the July 20 vote on the future of funding for the town-operated Coyote Run Transit System will be delayed until September.
A decision rests in the hands of the Marana Town Council about whether visitors to Tortolita Mountain Park may drive through an exclusive, upscale development.
Citing a legal dispute with Marana and the economic downturn, Pima County officials this month asked state regulators for more time to comply with rigorous wastewater standards at the county’s Roger and Ina road sewage treatment plants.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Steve Mitchell, a county wastewater chemist, performs a test at the Ina Road treatment plant on Monday. The county plans to expand the facility to accommodate 50 million gallons of sewage per day.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Wastewater management mechanics John Makar, right, and Nick Salaz take a motor apart for repairs at the county's Ina Road treatment plant Monday morning.
Oro Valley residents may have to wait a little longer than anticipated to affirm a revised version of a plan for the town's future development if the Town Council goes along with a staff recommendation.
The Oro Valley Town Council's handling of a proposed controversial development Sept. 19 left residents in the exclusive La Reserve area somewhat dazed and confused at first, but the bottom line was they got what they wanted, at least for the moment.
The delayed North La Cañada Drive widening project is now costing its contractor $2,500 a day.
After more than a year of study and debate, a proposal for a comprehensive rewrite of the Oro Valley sign code has been completed.
Awarding of a bid for the Twin Peaks Interchange project has been delayed due to a discrepancy between two legal agreements about when the project’s contractor should receive payment.
File rendering, Building the Twin Peaks interchange at Interstate 10 will cost an estimated $50.4 million.
The Oro Valley Town Council has approved a developer’s request to kill a general plan amendment.
The Twin Peaks Interchange project is moving forward, but there are still several hurdles left before the project goes to bid in October.
Feb. 2, 2005 - Extensive utility upgrades in anticipation of future development in Marana have left a strip of Grier Road little more than a torn-up, dirt path between Sandario and Lon Adams roads.
Objecting to the size and location of recreation areas in a proposed development of nearly 500 homes on 170 acres, the Oro Valley Town Council at its March 19 meeting directed Vistoso Partners to come back with a plan that will make those areas larger and safer.
Kids' safety concerns raised at a Sept. 18 Oro Valley Town Council meeting won the day for opponents of a proposed 160-home development at the southwest corner of Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive.
Marana Unified School District anticipates a bus delay this afternoon due to the heavy rains and related road conditions.
(BPT) - Recent graduates have a lot on their minds: moving, finding a job and the looming repayment of school loans. Retirement is typically low on the list of priorities, but ignoring the issue entirely can literally cost young professionals hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The trial for a man charged with murder in a road rage case in Oro Valley that was slated to begin this week has been postponed to March 18.
Northwest side drivers should expect delays this morning and plan altrernative routes to get through the intersection of Shannon and Magee. Constructions crews will be laying down new pavement in the intersection.
Contractor Magnum Paving will construct a new deceleration and left turn lane into the new entrance of St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 2727 W. Tangerine Road (just west of La Cholla).
Swimmers from four different Tucson-area high schools might be getting to know each other a bit better these days.
An amended development agreement between the Town of Marana and landfill developer DKL Holdings has been sent to the town planning commission for its study and recommendation.