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Former CDO standout Shelley Duncan was named the manager of the Hillsboro Hops, the Single-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Duncan, who retired from baseball last year. He was set to be a volunteer assistant at the University of Arizona before taking the position within the Diamondbacks organization.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) celebrates its 10th anniversary today caring for patients in its community. The hospital opened its doors in 2005 with 96 beds and only three of its four floors built out. The fourth floor opened in 2007 and today the hospital has grown to 146 beds. Over the years it has added a variety of services based on community need including a Sleep Center and Senior Behavioral Health Unit. Today, OVH is an integral part of the community. In addition to the healthcare services it provides, the hospital offers monthly free health seminars, periodic free flu shot clinics and free cholesterol screenings. The hospital also supports a variety of community events including Harvest for Hope, and participates in community health fairs and festivals to help educate and empower community members to take charge of their health.
Just as flu season is gearing up, Northwest Urgent Care invites community members to “roll up their sleeves” during three Free Flu Shot Clinics on January 13, 14 and 15. All three clinics will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Northwest Urgent Care at Speedway, 1370 N. Silverbell Road (Silverbell at Speedway).
While student athletes don’t have many scholastic worries over the winter break, they hardly have time off. Most northwest teams competed in holiday tournaments.
Northwest Fire District units responded Sunday night to the area of I-10 at Cortaro Farms after receiving reports of a vehicle rollover. The call was received at 9:22pm. Crews arrived within minutes to find a small SUV type vehicle that had rolled several times and had extensive damage. The vehicle came to rest between the westbound direction of travel of I-10 and the westbound off ramp. Two out of three occupants were ejected out of the vehicle.
Just before 4:30am on Sunday, crews from Northwest Fire District were dispatched to the 7100 block of North Via Venezia, near Ina and Oracle Roads, after reports were received that a car had crashed into a home and a large gas leak was present.
As 2014 draws to a close, Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is reflecting back upon the year in scams: which scams victimized Southern Arizona consumers the most in 2014, and what consumers can do to protect themselves in 2015?
There is a lot of wrestling talent in the northwest part of Tucson, with a number of teams that can make some noise at state.
The Northwest Fire District has a new lifesaving device thanks to a grant. The fire district purchased a hydraulic extrication tool, which are used to free trapped motorists after a crash, thanks to a $20,868 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Northwest Fire District Firefighters test out their new set of tools which was funded by a $20,868 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Northwest Fire District Firefighters test out their new set of tools generally known as the “Jaws-of-Life.”
The Tortolita Middle School 7th grade girls soccer team won the Northwest League Championship against Wilson Middle school thanks to a 3-1 win.