Wednesday, September 10, 2014 4:00 am
Voters will decide in the November election whether or not to approve a $22.34 million bond to fund upgrades for the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC).
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 11:03 am
Question: I know Windows XP is about to be retired, but is it safe enough for me to do my taxes or should I upgrade it first? — Ralph
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 4:00 am
“Exciting” is the word used by Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to describe the approaching 2014 calendar year as the town continues to trend in the right direction following the nation’s hard-hitting 2008 recession.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 6:12 pm
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress,
distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 3:00 am
Vote for Prop 400 to educate future leaders
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 12:00 am
By a margin of 28 votes, people in the Amphitheater School
District have passed Proposition 403, the maintenance and
operations property tax override used by the district to maintain
lower class sizes, offer expanded elementary school art, music and
physical education classes, and bolster teacher compensation.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 11:00 pm
Letters to the editor published in the September 30, 2009,
edition of The Explorer.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 11:00 pm
Metro Water District is charging a monthly fee, ranging from $3
for residential users up to $150 for large customers, to pay for
$1.1 million in water line relocation that's part of the La Cañada
Road widening project between Calle Concordia and Ina roads in the
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:00 pm
We Arizonans should hang our sun-baked heads in shame. With all
this precious solar gold hitting our brain pans, rooftops, streets,
backyards and open land, we’re letting less-blessed states take the
solar energy initiative while we sit back and watch.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 11:00 pm
Marana officials are on board for baseball, but the future of
spring training in the area is still few pitches shy of a full
Friday, February 24, 2006 12:00 am
Feb. 22, 2006 - Golder Ranch Fire District will become the fire
service provider for all of Oro Valley within the next five to
seven years due to a landmark agreement signed last week by the
district and Rural/Metro Fire Department.
Monday, September 26, 2005 11:00 pm
The dirt roads once built to support a farming community in Old
Marana are evolving into a network of modern-day routes that will
serve a rapidly growing urban area
Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:00 pm
July 13, 2005 - It's not the prestige of her job but rather the
students who ride her bus who keep Kim Taylore coming back for a
modest $14,000 per year.
Tuesday, June 7, 2005 11:00 pm
June 8, 2005 - Marana will get a hefty boost with several
near-future road improvement projects under a draft plan approved
by the Regional Transportation Authority's technical and management
committee last week.
Wednesday, May 12, 2004 11:00 pm
Monday, September 1, 2003 11:00 pm
In a gloomy forecasting of dwindling cash reserves over the next
decade, an Oro Valley budget committee suggested last week that the
town adopt three new taxes to staunch the flow of red ink.
Wednesday, March 5, 2003 12:00 am
On his 10th anniversary March 1 as Oro Valley's Town Manager,
Chuck Sweet became the longest serving town manager in the town's
29-year history. In that time he has clearly made his mark as a
Tuesday, September 10, 2002 11:00 pm
Fewer flags are flying from car windows and homes around town
since the post -9/11 days of patriotic fervor, but waiting in the
wings is a wellspring of volunteerism just waiting to be tapped,
local experts involved in improving homeland security agree.
Wednesday, January 23, 2002 12:00 am
The Northwest EXPLORER's coverage of Oro Valley's March 12
primary election continues with in-depth profiles of the mayoral
candidates. The coverage will continue in the next two issues with
the council and mayoral candidates' responses to general leadership
questions on Jan. 30 and an issue-related questionnaire on Feb.
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