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So here’s a new revenue idea for Oro Valley… start a lottery to pick the date when the public realizes the real amount of taxes they have voted for.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry is asking the Board of Supervisors to delay a vote on a controversial Tobacco/Nicotine-Free Healthy Workplace Initiative that was slated for a decision yesterday.
Vantage West Credit Union invited members and employees to contribute to a toy drive through Arizona’s Children Association’s “Gifts of Hope” program.
Pima Community College got word today that it will most likely have its probation lifted, based on a report by the Higher Learning Commission.
Pima County Board of Supervisors has proposed a smoking ban for employees.
PIMA COUNTY – Public officials and trade representatives from Jinju City, South Korea, met with Pima County officials Friday as part of a four-day economic tour of Phoenix and Tucson.
Jackson Tavern, the latest concept from Metzger Family Restaurants, is scheduled to open this week at 2900 N. Swan Road in Plaza Palomino. It draws its inspiration from the coastal towns of New England, and its menu features creative twists on regional classics from Rhode Island to Maine.
Everyone is welcome, but only those 16 years or older will be able to personally walk the dogs. Dog-walkers please RSVP to Andrew.Stocker@pima.gov by Monday, December 22.
Pima County has terminated its contract with Select Development and Construction, who was tasked with the widening of Magee Road between La Cañada Drive and Oracle Road. County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says the contractor did not perform in accordance with the contract terms, provisions, and requirements in the timeframe allotted.
Pima County has published a new draft of Pima Prospers, the 10-year update of the county’s Comprehensive Plan, incorporating public feedback received over the past year at 25 community meetings, from online comments at www.pimaprospers.com and during presentations to many groups and associations throughout the county.
Topic: Declining teen drug use (printed in The Explorer on Nov. 26.)
Nominations for BBB Serving Southern Arizona’s 2015 Torch Awards will be accepted from Thursday, Jan. 2 through Feb. 1. The awards program recognizes businesses in Southern Arizona in three award categories:
Need flood insurance? Pima County is the place to live.
A number of major streets in Pima County’s District 1 will receive road repair work after the Board of Supervisors approved the release of a $5 million pavement rehabilitation appropriation from the county’s general fund.
Oro Valley’s top officials know the town’s recently unveiled plans to raise sales taxes and to purchase the El Conquistador golf and recreation facilities seem rushed and unorthodox – but it’s a rare opportunity that may never come around again, they say.
On May 26, 2014, at approximately 2:30 AM, deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Rincon District responded to the 5200 block of North Grey Mountain Trail. Paramedics at the scene requested deputies respond.
Pima Community College’s Fashion Design students, in collaboration with Buffalo Exchange, present a pop-up shop featuring custom T-shirt designs for women, men and juniors.
On November 30, 2014, at approximately 6:40 PM, thieves broke into a commercial property and stole several large truck tires. The business owner reported the burglary and detectives with the Sheriff’s Burglary Unit are investigating.
The ferruginous cactus pygmy-owl is found in Pima and Maricopa counties, parts of Texas and through much of Mexico.
Fans who make their way to Phoenix Suns or Phoenix Mercury games will have to get used to a new name for the teams’ home. The US Airways Center will soon be known as the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Diane Enos, president of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and Phoenix Suns President Jason Rowley display an artist’s rendering of signage that will adorn Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.
On November 18, 2014, at approximately 7:35 p.m., San Xavier District deputies responded to Noble Construction, located at 4401South Country Club Road, reference a burglary. When deputies arrived, they learned numerous items had been taken from the business including a Rigid commercial grade pipe snake and hand tools.