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Steve Monroe, ADOT’s senior residential engineer, said the plan is to have the direct route to Page reopened by May, prime time for tourists visiting that city.
As manager of the Lake Powell/Page Days Inn and Suites, Traci Varner has grown used to the call: A customer heading here on U.S. 89 comes to a traffic barrier and “Road Closed” sign with 30 miles to go.
Scottsdale-based Taser International has seen about a 35 percent increase in its stock price since the Ferguson, Mo., riots boosted interest in police wearing body cameras, one of the company’s products.
I want to thank The Explorer for having Chris Flora cover an issue of high importance to a large number of Oro Valley residents. I’d like to respond to a quote from Don Davis, one of the partners of Davis Development, and Properties LLC. Mr. Davis indicates in the article of Aug. 27 that my conversations with him about including the concerns and suggestions provided by residents on April 1 “were misconstrued”.
On Aug. 27 and 28, 300 long-distance motorcycle riders will converge on Tucson for the 39th annual Three Flags Classic tour. Riders from all over the USA and Canada will leave Tucson early Friday morning of Labor Day weekend and travel the West’s backroads to Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia. Their four-day, 2,300-mile journey will take them through parts of Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. Riders stop and overnight wherever they want, but need to make checkpoints during their operational hours.
Residents of four homeowner’s associations are butting heads with Davis Development and Properties, LLC over a proposed neighborhood development in proximity to Canada Del Oro’s Highlands Wash.
I followed his advice.
1. Obama sends Holder to Ferguson
1. U.S. helps break siege that trapped Yazidis atop an Iraqi mountain
1. White House sends 130 more advisers to Iraq
Steve Beach walks with his daughter Emma, 8, to school for her first day of third grade at Painted Sky Elementary School.
Steve Smith is serious about stopping illegal immigration and believes in border fencing as an important part of the solution. Smith led the effort in his time in the House and Senate to construct a border fence along our southern border funded by private donations – NOT taxpayer dollars. Sheriffs Joe Arpaio and Paul Babeu have endorsed Steve Smith because he is serious about solving a real crisis.
(Family Features) You've found the perfect neighborhood and the ideal new house for your family. But before you can settle in and begin making your new surroundings feel like home, you have to cross one more dreaded hurdle: moving day.
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Three new cookbooks can help you enjoy great taste and good health at the same time.
Four students have received 2014 Steve Engle Memorial / Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce scholarships.
As the election for Mayor and three Council seats draws near, it’s time we, as Oro Valley residents, open our eyes. Let’s take a look to see what the four incumbents have done as a council and as individuals.
In Oro Valley, the Primary Election (Aug. 26 election day) is the first round of voting where all initial candidates have the potential to receive votes in order to advance to the General Election or win outright. Registered voters will select a candidate for each open seat, and in the case of this year’s local election, residents will select one candidate for the open Mayoral seat and three candidates for the three open Councilmember seats. If the candidates do not win outright, then the candidates receiving the highest amount of votes candidates per remaining open seat) move on to the General Election (Nov. 4 election day). Oro Valley has non-partisan elections, which means that candidates are elected regardless of their political affiliation.
Vince Leach, a SaddleBrooke resident, has served on an advocacy group for the SaddleBrooke residents, worked for Arizona Corporate Commission and has been actively involved in politics as an activist and supporter in the county government and state legislature. He is running for the first time for an elected office this year. Leach has decided to run in order to be more involved and active in resolving community and state issues. The top three priorities if Leach were elected are improving education to increase job growth, lowering taxes and lowering regulations.
As an incumbent state lawmaker, Steve Smith refers back to his four years at the Capitol as proof that he does what he says.
Oro Valley councilman Steve Solomon, right, makes a quick comment to Fred Narcaroti during an Oro Valley Town Council candidate forum last week.