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Those anticipating the arrival of the Big Horn Commerce Center in Oro Valley will have to wait a little bit longer.
The officials behind one of two planned Marana outlet malls celebrated the construction of their major project Thursday with an official groundbreaking.
Heavy equipment, signs, construction workers and rebar mark the site of the upcoming Tucson Premium Outlets at Twin Peaks Road and Interstate 10 in Marana. The outlet mall is expected to be completed in about a year. (Hillary Davis/Marana News)
Construction workers complete early work at the upcoming Tucson Premium Outlets at Twin Peaks Road and Interstate 10 in Marana. The outlet mall is expected to be completed in about a year. (Hillary Davis/Marana News)
When the Arizona Legislature last passed an increase in the state gas tax, President George H.W. Bush was celebrating the liberation of Kuwait in the Gulf War and “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” was the top-grossing film in the country.
Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church will host a free class on addiction, recovery and faith on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 1 until 4 pm. This will be facilitated by Reverend Mike Japenga, a licensed substance abuse technician.
A two-year study to determine the feasibility of Interstate 11 – a corridor connecting Phoenix to Las Vegas and potentially Mexico to Canada – has been completed, according to officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
(BPT) - Fall weather affects pets just like their people. While you are taking precautions to protect yourself from cooler temperatures and environmental changes, you need to safeguard your dogs and cats, too.
State funding cuts in recent years have eliminated monies for building renewal, new-school construction, and soft capital – which is used for textbooks, computers and classroom supplies – for school districts across Arizona. This leaves districts to turn to voters to approve tax increases in the form of bonds and budget overrides for building and maintenance projects and the purchase of vehicles, equipment and supplies.
Candidates for Legislative District 11 State Senate and House of Representatives will appear at the second 2014 Election Forum sponsored by Citizens for Picture Rocks (C4PR) on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Picture Rocks Community Center, 5615 N. Sanders Road. Former State Representative from Picture Rocks Jennifer Burns will again moderate as invited Senate candidates Jo Holt (D) and Steve Smith (R) respond to questions submitted from the community.
After devastating floods in Arizona in 1976, 1977 and 1978, the Arizona State Legislature established county flood control districts as special taxing districts to provide floodplain management and flood control improvements. In Pima County, the Board of Supervisors created the Pima County Flood Control District in 1978 with the board serving as the district’s decision-making body.
The final venture on Amphitheater Public Schools’ bond project list is a new Oro Valley elementary school.
Kristy Brower has a bright, open space for children to sit on the floor with their xylophones and a roomy niche to store her class set of violins— space that was once something of a luxury in a school that, until recently, just wasn’t big enough for all the enrichment educators wanted to provide at Harleson Elementary School.
In Tucson and Southern Arizona, when it comes to dining a lot of the discussion evolves into the great restaurants located downtown. While there is no doubt Tucson’s downtown culinary excellence is tough to beat, the variety, scenery and cuisine in the Catalina Foothills makes it a true hot spot for diners.
Pima Community College is proud to host the Trane® “Acceleration Now” tour, a national trade show highlighting products and services available to the building and construction industry. The Acceleration Now Tour, the first ever for Arizona, will bring Trane’s commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions to its customers and the community.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
Construction of an innovative solar power system reached a milestone recently, when crews install a giant ‘solar receiver’ that will help provide a renewable “boost” to Tucson Electric Power’s largest local power plant.
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In his fifth State of the Town address on Sept. 12, Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath said he is proud of what continues to be accomplished in the community located six miles north of Tucson.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors accepted a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation in a 4-0 vote during last week’s meeting. The money will go toward improvements to the Port of Tucson Container Export Rail Facility.
Marana Unified School District is going to the voters in November to ask for $125 million in bonds.
A small-niche company is making a big-time impact in northwest Tucson.
A worldwide leader in innovative cancer diagnostic solutions, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. is expanding its research into the Town of Marana by constructing a 60,000-square-foot facility.
After a year and a half, northwest-siders will have their neighborhood Whole Foods back.