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The Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual awards banquet on Aug. 8, honoring local businesses and residents for continued contributions to making the community better.
Tickets are on sale for the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast, to be held Friday, Aug. 8, at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, 10000 N. Oracle in Oro Valley.
After a lengthy discussion about the Steam Pump Ranch property, the Oro Valley Town Council voted to hold a study session within the coming year that involves the council and an ad hoc committee.
Kiana Kom-Loomis accepts her diploma at the Ironwood Ridge Graduation.
From a field of close to 300 volunteers who donate about 35,000 hours of volunteer time annually, the Town of Oro Valley this recognized 13 nominees as finalists for Volunteer of the Year.
The unofficial results for the Marana Unified School District show all three incumbents in the lead.
The Marana Unified School District has three of its current school board members seeking reelection as their terms expire, with one challenger.
There are some important decisions facing voters come the Nov. 6 General Election, and one big race earning a lot of attention in the Northwest is between Democrat Nancy Young Wright, and Republican candidate Ally Miller who are seeking to replace Ann Day in District 1 of the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
An Oro Valley councilman predicts that a management study of the town’s police department is not a dead issue and might resurface in some form in the next 60 to 90 days.
As the 2012-2013 school year is soon to kick off, a total of six seats from the Amphitheater and Marana School Districts’ governing boards will be up for grabs come the November General Election.
Doucette, Annie C. 81, of Tucson, passed away June 12, 2012. Annie was born March 5, 1931, in Van Buren Maine. She was raised in an orphanage. Family meant the world to her. Annie was a 25-year resident of Marana before moving to Tennessee for 17 years. She recently returned to Marana. Annie is survived by children, Carol & Mel Worthey of Tucson; Anna and Francisco Noriega of Red Rock; Steven & Louise Doucette of Kingman; Michael and Bernadeen Doucette of Tucson; Chuck & Brenda Doucette of Tucson; Franklin and Kim Doucette Jr. of Tennessee; Donald & Patty Doucette of Massachusetts; Bruce and Pam Doucette of New Hampshire; Mark & Patricia Doucette of Tennessee; Brian Loomis of Phoenix; Sister Madeline Shepherd of Michigan; Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews, including a recently reunited niece Cindy Johnson of Pennsylvania. Annie is preceded by her husband Franklin A Doucette Jr., son Joseph, 3 brothers and a sister. A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, June 16, at The Living Word Baptist Church, 13526 N Sandario Rd, Marana, AZ. Arrangements by Marana Mortuary & Cemetery.
The Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks girls’ tennis team added to an already successful season by defeating the Mountain View Mountain Lions 9-0 on April 11. The win came without Ironwood’s number one ranked Sara Brown, who will return before the Nighthawks look for redemption against Catalina Foothills on April 19. Foothills is the only team to beat the Nighthawks so far this season.
Ironwood Ridge High School's Marissa Baca returns a serve during her match last week against Mountain View's Katelyn Loomis.
Mountain View's Katelyn Loomis returns a shot.
The Oro Valley community is mourning the loss of former Town Councilman Kenneth “KC” Carter, who died on Saturday.
The NFL officially punished the New Orleans Saints this past Wednesday for the so called “Bounty Program”. The NFL concluded its investigation that proved former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams guilty of administering an illegal bounty program, which started in 2009.
Oro Valley Business Club member and former Oro Valley Mayor Paul Loomis gets a shoulder massage demonstration by Shahin Urias, the owner of Sports Clips in Oro Valley, during Saturday's business expo.
Decade-old tax warning comes true
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Oro Valley Mayor Paul Loomis passed the torch to new Mayor Satish Hiremath.
On a cool January morning in 1980, 27-year old Kathryn Armstrong reported to work in a converted home on Calle Concordia that served as Oro Valley’s town hall.
'Founding Fathers,' Constitution poster given to local school
OV council knows it must define problem
Former Oro Valley Town Manager David Andrews and former Councilwoman Salette Latas were married on Saturday, June 12 at Lakeside Weddings and Events in Las Vegas, Nev.
The Town of Oro Valley and its police department cut the ribbon Friday, July 16, on the new OVPD substation located in Oro Valley Marketplace.
Last week, Ora Mae Harn was called the "Matriarch of Marana," "The First Lady of Marana," and "a trailblazer, someone who embodies Marana."