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The Pima County Workforce Investment Board elected new officers at its monthly meeting on June 13.
Golder Ranch Fire Department and Northwest Fire were both dispatched to a full alarm gas leak at Tangerine and La Cholla roads at 8:17 a.m.
The Marana Town Council approved a measure to acquire the top portion of a $60,000 freeway monument sign near the interchange of Interstate 10 and Marana Road on during the March 4 regular meeting.
For the past five years, Heroes Day has taken place to honor Southern Arizona’s first responders. Last week, three were awarded Hero of the Year, including Marana police officer Dan Rowan.
Residents of Oro Valley will not see a reduction in their utility bills after the council unanimously directed Town Manager Greg Caton to look no further into exploring the tax decrease as preparation for the town’s five-year financial forecast approaches.
Northwest Fire District crews were called to the 6500 hundred block of West Ina Road just before 6 a.m. after a car struck an above ground three-quarter-inch high pressure gas line. The gas line pressure was 350 psi.
Last week, Oro Valley ceremoniously completed the Lambert Lane project with a ribbon-cutting event near the entrance to Cañada del Oro Riverfront Park.
Best Mom and pop business
The Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (SAHBA) Home & Garden Show just got better. This locally-produced home show featuring Tucson businesses runs Oct. 5-7 at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC), 260 S. Church Avenue.
Go airborne for Father’s Day
What if Arizona K-12 and universities had a dedicated revenue stream of $100 million or more every year? What if this revenue stream was counter-cyclical to the routine boom-bust cycles of our economy? What if this revenue stream was not connected to property taxes?
Oro Valley traffic alert
A stack of business cards and a well-crafted elevator pitch are just two of the tools local businesses can use to effectively increase exposure of their services at upcoming Marana Chamber of Commerce events.
The Marana Chamber of Commerce has announced its board of directors for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. The new chairman of the board is Steve Miklosi, general manager of the Breakers Water Park. Miklosi served as the chairman-elect during the previous fiscal year.
The Town of Oro Valley is trying to determine how to pay for improvements to Lambert Lane, a major east-west roadway connecting La Cañada Drive and First Avenue.
March 17 meeting to detail Copper Creek kindergarten registration
The extreme cold weather that burst through the Tucson area last week left in its trail broken water pipes and gas outages, and forced many people out of their homes.
On the surface, reconstruction of La Cañada Road from Calle Concordia to Ina is a $13.2 million road improvement.
Every day, 96,000 vehicles move through Ina and Oracle, the Northwest's busiest intersection.
Bronzes shown at Skyline venue starting Aug. 1
On Wednesday, June 23, at 4:30 p.m., Oro Valley police responded to a report of a gas leak on the 200 block of West Milbrae Springs Drive. Golder Ranch Fire District and Southwest Gas Corporation officials were also called to the scene where a resident said a contractor doing work at his property might have inadvertently ruptured a gas line. The resident was evacuated while southwest Gas officials assessed the damage and made the necessary repairs. The fix was estimated to cost about $1,000.
Farmers' Market to make buzz about bees