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Marana will become designated as a Purple Heart Town during next Tuesday’s Council meeting. The honor recognizes cities and towns that go above and beyond to support veterans.
A Chase branch outside of Mayor Arturo Garino’s office has consolidated with the bank’s other branch in this border city. Bank of America recently sold its two branches here to Washington Federal as part of a larger deal involving 23 locations in Arizona and Nevada.
Nearly 300 people, mostly veterans and their families, were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new State Veteran’s Cemetery in Marana.
Today Ron Barber invited Martha McSally to join him in two debates in Southern Arizona. One debate will be hosted by the Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce and the other by Arizona Public Media, giving Southern Arizonans in both Cochise and Pima Counties, the opportunity to hear straight from the candidates.
Southern Arizona’s premier newborn photographer is now open for business in the Tucson area. Heather Davis, owner and photographer at La Belle Fleur Photography, has developed a name for herself throughout Sierra Vista and Southern Arizona for the unique and artistic style of her portraiture.
Former Canyon Del Oro and current University of Arizona senior safety Jared Tevis is a nominee for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. The award recognizes players whose charitable involvement and community service contributions stand out among all other student-athletes participating in the sport.
Locally owned homeowner association management company Cadden Community Management is holding a summer food drive. Cadden is seeking food donations from residents in the communities they manage as well as vendors and business groups with which they work. “We met with Michael McDonald, the Chief Executive Officer at the Community Food Bank, earlier this year to see how Cadden Community Management could help. One of the things we discovered was there is a drop off in food donations during the summer months,” said Michael Cadden, owner of Cadden Community Management. “We started the food drive June 1 and will collect food through the first week of July.”
In a time of controversy at home and war on foreign soils, Marana resident Tom Hayden didn’t have to receive a draft notice to go into the military. Right out of high school, Hayden joined the U.S. Army and began a 28-year career that involved two tours in Vietnam, military intelligence, managing security for a four-star general and serving as a teacher to many soldiers.
The Pima County Workforce Investment Board elected new officers at its monthly meeting on June 13.
Whether it’s for driving around on a golf course or for getting to the recreation center in a timely and inexpensive manner, Golf Cars of Arizona, provides a wide variety of vehicles to the Tucson area.
With school letting out in southern Arizona this week, the D-backs are offering a fun and educational summer activity. The Arizona Diamondbacks will return to Tucson this summer (June 23 – 27) to teach aspiring big leaguers, ages 6 – 12, how to “Play the D-backs Way.” The D-backs Baseball Academy Summer Camp will be held from 8:00 – 11:00AM at Mehl Park, located on River Road between Alvernon and Swan. The five day camp features low player-to-coach ratios to maximize learning. They are designed to match every age and skill level. The D-backs Baseball Academy is a great way to spend the summer break while improving as a baseball player.
Wick Communications has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business publications to 10/13 Communications, the parent company of The Explorer. Terms of the transaction were not announced.
Should the reader regard Death Valley National Park a vast land of scorched earth with barren and bland vistas, visiting this southeastern California park along the Nevada border could result in a dramatic change in perception, as one did recently for me.
A bill currently being reviewed by the Senate could reform public records laws in Arizona to allow cities and towns like Marana and Oro Valley to start charging to process requests that take more than eight hours to compile.
The latest controversy surrounding the ill-advised passage of HB 1062 shows how out-of-touch with reality the Republican-led Arizona Legislature has become.
PHOENIX – A proposal that would allow governments to charge a fee for time-intensive public records requests would restrict access to information and undermine open government, a media attorney told lawmakers Thursday.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber is inviting Southern Arizona high school students to submit artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition.
A rape happens every 5 hours and 13 minutes in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. About one in four of the rapes are solved. That leaves plenty of rapists out there to attack again and again.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber works to bring financial certainty to Southern Arizona counties and to increase funding for preventing and fighting devastating wildfires.
On Friday, Jan. 31, at 5:40 p.m., the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call regarding a shoplifting in progress at the Wal-Mart located at 1725 West Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley. The employee reported three known suspects who have been trespassed in the past from Wal-Mart were back in the store and this time they were filling a plastic bin with merchandise. The employee felt the suspects were going to steal the items. The caller then reported the suspects were running out of the store toward their vehicle, which was parked outside.
Members of our great military serve America with bravery at home and abroad. When they pass, it is incumbent upon us as a nation to ensure that their memories are honored in the most meaningful way possible.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department annual aerial surveys of big game populations in southeastern Arizona will continue in January.
Several Tucson artists are among more than 60 Arizona artists from around the state whose nature-inspired artworks are on display at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in an alliterative exhibition titled “Birds, Blooms and Bugs.”