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As a longtime volunteer at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC), I offer information that addresses some of the distortions that have been printed in recent letters. I volunteer weekly for 10-12 hours to walk dogs and serve as an adoption counselor.
Reigning in more than 7,400 guests last year, Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene will no doubt put on another memorable performance in its “Hope is Born” Christmas production this season.
Due to the anticipation of the movie coming out on May 10, the Ironwood Ridge High School drama students took it upon themselves to put on a student-run play of “The Great Gatsby”.
Letters to the editor published in the November 24, 2010, edition of The Explorer.
The voters have spoken, and they want medical marijuana.
Eighteen years ago, in California, Northwest residents Keith and Jenny Stewart decorated their front yard with a few tombstones, and Keith dressed up as Mike Myers from the movie "Halloween."
Where would MUSD spend bond money?
Wallet lost, then found; his thanks eternal
By a margin of nearly 2-1, Arizona voters have passed Proposition 100, the three-year, 1 percent sales tax increase expected to generate up to $1 billion a year to help fund primary and secondary education, health and human services and public safety.
Save our state's future: vote yes on Prop 100 in the May 18 special election.
Clear-thinking seniors will rise against 'reform'
Do you know who managed the successful campaign against Tucson's Proposition 200, the initiative that would have mandated hiring more police officers and firefighters without a revenue source to pay for it?
Sixty years ago, the late Barry Goldwater was part of a movement in Phoenix called Charter Government that changed their elections to non-partisan. Part of the motivation was the then-overwhelming dominance of Arizona by the Democratic Party. Like a home-based poker game, it's always the losers who want to change the rules.
Reading military history, you notice battles where both sides bungled badly and the decision was resolved by something other than great leadership.
Letters to the editor published in the November 11, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
In last week's election, Tucson voters resoundingly defeated a measure to increase the number of police officers and improve the response times of fire and emergency services.
Tucson voters resoundingly defeated a measure to increase the number of police officers and improve response times of fire and emergency services.
Nationally, there are three key elections on Nov. 3 — Virginia, New Jersey and New York CD 23. The impact of the Tea Parties and all the other opposition to leftward motion will finally get a real measurement.
Most of you reading this don't vote in the Tucson city elections, but Proposition 200, known as the Public Safety Initiative, is toxic enough that if it passes, its negative effects would spread to all of us living in the area.
Letters to the editor published in the Octover 14, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
On Nov. 3, voters in Tucson will decide the fate of Proposition 200 - the "Public Safety First" initiative.
Pima prosecutor recognized for victims aid
Some years ago I asked the then Mayor of Oro Valley why they were so hot to annex Rancho Vistoso. City Hall then was a house on Calle Concordia, employees were few, and all those services now so vital were either non-existent or provided by another level of government.
Reporter Patrick McNamara spent a night with the Tucson Police Department. Excerpts of what he saw are interspersed throughout this story. – Ed.