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5:39 PM UPDATE: All Pima Community College classes are cancelled for the remainder of the day due to the storm.
As water levels continue to drop from regional-area groundwater wells, the City of Tucson and Metro Water District are in the beginning stages of counteracting the decrease by exploring how to combine groundwater with CAP (Central Arizona Project) water, which delivers about 1.5 million acre-feet of water annually from the Colorado River.
At the midpoint of the year - on July 1 - the Mountain Vista Fire District will become what it calls “fully operational” by adding 33 firefighters to its full time staff.
As the Town of Oro Valley continues to negotiate with the Regional Transportation Authority to take over the Coyote Run Transit System, a recent court ruling could eliminate the need for further discussions.
Metro Water starts to use solar energy
OVBC to host ‘picnic' meeting on July 7
Thursday, May 12
With a Thursday decision, the Central Arizona Project board of directors has given Southern Arizona water subcontractors – including the towns of Oro Valley and Marana, along with Metro Water and the Flowing Wells Irrigation District – greater certainty for year-round access to supplies.
Voters in the Northwest Fire District elected a pair of new faces to the governing board.
Where would MUSD spend bond money?
Last Saturday, the parking lot on the east side of Foothills Mall was roped off for bands, booths and most importantly, beer, all brought together to raise money for charity.
MUSD candidate forum to be held on Oct. 5
Marana is entering a five-year agreement with the Metro Water District to purchase up to 1,537 acre feet of long-term storage credits from Metro each year.
New fire stations are popping up in several of the fire districts that cover Marana, Oro Valley and unincorporated northwest Pima County.
Facts make clear Marana needs landfill
A $60 million-plus reliability reservoir proposed for ground in Marana is largely "off the table," with four Northwest water districts now working to recharge and later consume their Central Arizona Project allotments, officials report.
CDO class of '80 to reunite
'Fill developer has something up his sleeve
Mountain Vista Fire District's board of directors has voted to purchase two new fire engines from KME Fire Apparatus of Newquehonig, Pa.
A house fire in Picture Rocks that started in a garage destroyed a double-wide mobile home, a single-wide home that was used as a storage shed, and three vehicles last Wednesday.
In a quandary over vote on Prop 100 funds
Friday, Jan. 8
SAACA plans indoor market Feb. 6-7 in OV
High levels of gas were detected during a routine inspection last Thursday morning, prompting the closure of roads near the intersection of Northern Avenue and Hardy Road.