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Richard Hurles, 54, was sentenced to death for the 1992 murder of Buckeye librarian Kay Blanton, who was stabbed 37 times and left to die. After years of appeals, Hurles' case has reached the Supreme Court.
Sloan Gibson, deputy secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, told House lawmakers that the agency is making progress on firing poorly performing workers but that it still has to move cautiously.
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.
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.
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.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is asking the Board of Supervisors to delay a vote on a controversial Tobacco/Nicotine-Free Healthy Workplace Initiative that was slated for a decision yesterday.
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.
For the second straight week the Canyon Del Oro football team lost a game in the final moments, while also having to deal with a strange delay. Cienega beat CDO 23-18 in a game that saw the Bobcats take a late lead, then both teams had to deal with a 15-minute delay when the lights went out.
For the second straight week the CDO football team lost a game in the final moments, while also having to deal with a strange delay. Cienega beat CDO 23-18 in a game that saw the Bobcats take a late lead, then both teams have to deal with a 15 minute delay when the lights went out.
Marana Unified School District anticipates a bus delay this afternoon due to the heavy rains and related road conditions.
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.