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The 2014 high school cross country season got started on Wednesday with the Northwest Showdown at Riverfront Park in Oro Valley. Eight boys squads and seven girls squads competed in the event.
No games on Monday due to the Labor Day holiday, but there is still a full slate of games, including the start of swimming, volleyball and cross country.
Please afford an Oro Valley citizen time to vent. I was just stopped by an Oro Valley motorcycle officer for the third time in less than a year. My egregious crime? 41 mph in a 30 mph zone. Another 200 dollar or so ticket. I should establish a Bill Pay account to the city of Oro Valley for $200 a month.
Now that Oro Valley Town Council has approved the FY 2014-15 budget, I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about what’s in the budget for our residents.
The Tempest will head to California to compete in the AYSO National Tournament and 50th Anniversary celebration. The team poses before practice at Riverfront Park. Coach Lawrence Brady, left, Amber Keith, Sophie Vaskovic, Kira Alderman, Taylor Seitz, Caitlin Brady, Autumn Barnett, Annika Busby, Taylor Larsen, Courtney Buckwalter, Maddie Garnand, Gemma DeSimone, Ines Studer, Coach Chris DeSimone. Not Pictured: Vanessa Molina, Hailey Hutchins, Krystin Vidal, Chloe Elmer.
On Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Oro Valley Police Department, Oro Valley Optimist Club and the Kyle Franks Foundation will host the sixth annual Drug Awareness Day for all fifth-grade students in the Amphitheater School District.
Last week, Oro Valley ceremoniously completed the Lambert Lane project with a ribbon-cutting event near the entrance to Cañada del Oro Riverfront Park.
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”.
Fifth graders from Oro Valley and surrounding areas no doubt had a lot to talk about on their bus ride back to class from the town’s fifth-annual Drug Awareness Day, held at Riverfront Park on Friday.
Every fifth grader in Oro Valley attended the Drug Awareness Day at Riverfront Park last Friday.
Arthur Pack Regional Park
In the final race before the Sectional and State Championships, Canyon del Oro and Cholla met Ironwood Ridge for a triangular meet on Ironwood's 5K course at Riverfront Park. The CDO boys narrowly beat Ironwood Ridge, 28-31, with Cholla scoring 78 points. In the girls race, it was Ironwood Ridge 21, CDO 40, Cholla 79.
The Oro Valley Police Department, Oro Valley Optimist Club, and Kyle Franks Foundation hosted the fourth annual Drug Awareness Day at Riverfront Park on March 30.
Ashley West talks to students from Amphitheater School District at Canyon Del Oro Riverfront Park during Drug Awareness Day.
Program offers trees for $8
Sun Tran announces new bus stop in Oro Valley
Oro Valley resident Hannah McLeod saw this view of a snow-capped Mount Lemmon one morning from Cañada Del Oro Riverfront Park along Lambert Lane earlier this month.
Stealing copper happens often, and catching the suspects is difficult for investigators in what continues to be a problem nationwide.
Expressions through art will stretch to all areas of community this summer, as the Crossover Southern Arizona Week delivers free concerts, films and festivals in all areas of Tucson and beyond.
The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance has announced its upcoming schedule of fine art and craft festivals in partnership with local municipalities and high traffic shopping center developers throughout the Southern Arizona region.
Radio Shack burglary