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Three area teams remained ranked, with Ironwood Ridge holding the highest as the No. 3 team in Division 2. Pusch Ridge is eighth in Division 5, although they have their playoff berth wrapped up. Both the Nighthawks and CDO can clinched Sectional titles, and the automatic bids that accompany them this week with wins.
Everyone should “know their numbers” to ensure optimal health. Beginning this Saturday, Northwest Healthcare will host a series of FREE Cholesterol Screenings, open to the public, by appointment only.
Former Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View football player Cris Thorson was honored for his academics. The Colorado Mesa football player was one of 14 Mavericks named to the RMAC All-Academic honor roll.
The Salpointe boys golf team edged Canyon Del Oro 147-149 on Tuesday afternoon. Nogales was third with a 182 and Cholla was fourth with a 229.
Oro Valley residents Linda Hill and Colleen Middleton were married on Friday. Rev Ron Phares performed the ceremony at the Oro Valley Town Hall. Attending were their children, Rev Dolores of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion, Katie Phares, her mom, Bob Wallace, Kathy Kouzmanoff, the OV court administrator and a district judge who came to witness the historic event.
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Oro Valley Town Council spent the Oct. 15 meeting directing staff to compile elements for future agenda items and initiating a 60-day public notice process, which informs the public the council plans to discuss revenue options. The revenue options are primarily tax-based possibilities.
Three candidates are running for the two seats available this fall on the Amphitheater Public Schools Governing Board.
Five-time Academy Award nominee Brad Pitt delivers another gritty performance in this intense, gripping World War II thriller. The 50-year old actor more than holds his own as the very capable and confident Army sergeant leading a five-man tank crew against Nazis in 1945 Germany. Pitt, along with the other well cast soldiers in the movie, poignantly demonstrate the horrors found on the battlefield while showcasing the courage to stand up for each other even when their situation turns dire.
Staff of Tucson Local Media made its way to Harvest for October’s monthly Sippin’ Social – an event which the public is welcomed and encouraged to join to engage in conversation or simply enjoy happy hour selections.
One reason I am voting for Jo Holt for Senate in (State Legislative District 11) is Steve Smith’s attitude regarding our neighbors to the south. He sees Mexicans only as undesirables and Mexico only as the cause of problems in Arizona. His pronouncements are all playing on fears about the border and ignore the importance of Mexico to the economy of Arizona.
Ann Kirkpatrick voted the Obama agenda 89 percent of the time during the last Congress. She is on record as not second-guessing Obama and supporting Obamacare (which she is exempt from). Ann does not care what the district wants. She only cares what Obama and the Democrat elites want. Anne is the consummate Obot.
Mary Rea, who recently moved to Oro Valley, labeled this photo “Pi in the Sky.”
The teams and individuals below would make state if the season ended today. Many boys teams have reached or exceeded seven contests. Since the rankings use the best seven scores, those individuals that have played eight or more have begun to drop their higher scores. This should result in lowering team and individual scores. Teams are allowed to play 14 competitions. Those that choose to play fewer will have a disadvantage.
CDO bolstered their playoff resume, while Marana saw their faint playoff hopes end in the Dorados 42-24 win over the Tigers.
Methodology: Each rank is assigned a point value based on the rank. The
Last week, James D. Kriegh was honored at the park named after him in 2001. The ceremony coincided with the town’s 40th anniversary. Kriegh was an advocate for the town’s incorporation, a public servant, and served as a member of the town council and as a town engineer. Family and friends, as well as town staff, were present for the commemoration.
Oro Valley residents are in the midst of turning a vision into reality.
Working with 39 schools and looking into partnering with more, the University of Arizona is raising the level of interest in engineering by offering an introductory class to high school students.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $25 million in funding to invest in Arizona for statewide improvements in local water infrastructure and the reduction of water pollution.
The Oro Valley Police Department would like to invite the public to its annual National Night Out. Since 1983, this special crime prevention event has been held by communities across the United States focusing on safety. There will be exhibits and demonstrations along with music, prizes and food. Parents and children will learn about safety in regards to water, internet, poison, drugs and much more. Golder Ranch Fire District and others will also be at the event. The event is being held at the Target Shopping Center at 10555 N. Oracle Road from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 17.