explorernews.com on Facebook
- Video Gallery
- Special Sections
Like many Tucsonans, Victoria Steele was moved by the events on January 8, 2011. Unlike most, Steele saw it as a call to action and ran for the State House of Representative, winning a seat in District 9.
The Pima County Small Business Commission has selected The Planning Center and the Golden Goose Thrift Shop to receive its 2014 Small Business of the Year Awards.
(BPT) - Daydreaming of a lush spa getaway? How about an exotic change of scenery? South Korea offers all of this and more. Boasting world-class spas, stunning views, and topnotch shopping, South Korea is the ideal destination for those searching for a unique vacation destination.
Seeking re-election, Democrat Rep. Victoria Steele faces Republican Rep. Ethan Orr and newcomer Democrat Randall Friese.
The Town of Oro Valley will soon be home to a satellite location of the Children’s Museum Tucson.
Why are you running for Town Council?
Why are you running for Town Council?
Scott Bartle wants to increase the effectiveness of government in Arizona, with the best people making the best decisions.
(NAPSI)—Ecotourism’s growing foothold in the tourism industry is driving travelers to seek out destinations for exploration rather than just escape.
Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath at one point declared he desired only to be a one-term mayor, but has decided to seek reelection in August after seeing “a lot of positive momentum, not only for the Town of Oro Valley, but region wide.”
During the past four years, Oro Valley Town Councilwoman Mary Snider has enjoyed the quality of lifestyle that her and her councilmembers have helped shape, and in seeking reelection, she would like to see that way of life continue.
Avra Valley Coalition organizer Albert Lannon brought the implications of a Cananmex Highway through the Avra Valley to the May 20 Citizens for Picture Rocks meeting. He detailed the effects on neighbors and wildlife, including the loss of jobs along the present Interstate 10 corridor and the negative impacts on health, tourism and water.
Each of the four Oro Valley Town Council incumbents are all seeking reelection, along with a challenger to the three council seats, and one challenger for mayor.
Marana is quickly becoming a post-recession success story. New residents are moving here, more businesses are following and our local government is committed to positive growth. It’s a proven cycle of economic development that works everywhere.
1. House approves sharp limits on NSA surveillance
There are countless reasons to live in or operate a business in Marana. A growing commercial sector. Beautiful scenery. Award-winning schools. Incredible recreational opportunities. Excellent community events.
Governor Jan Brewer has joined the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) in proclaiming May 3-11, 2014, as “Arizona Travel and Tourism Days.” The proclamation, which coincides with the 31st annual National Travel and Tourism Week, recognizes the industry’s continued role as one of Arizona’s most vital economic drivers.
Marana continues to grow and stay strong, Mayor Ed Honea stressed during the annual State of the Town event on Friday.
It’s nice to have more than 400 people show up when you have something to say.
An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least 13 people in the mountain's deadliest disaster.
Governor Jan Brewer today signed the fiscal 2015 state budget – a balanced, principled and fiscally prudent spending plan that directs resources to prioritize and protect core policy issues highlighted in her 2014 State of the State address.
Governor Jan Brewer has established by Executive Order the Arizona Human Trafficking Council, addressing one of the key priorities highlighted in the governor’s 2014 State of the State and policy agenda.
Governors Jan Brewer (Ariz.) and Brian Sandoval (Nev.) met at the Hoover Dam March 21 to unveil signs that promote the future route of the Interstate 11 (I-11). A project Governor Brewer has enthusiastically championed to better connect Arizona to national and international trade partners, I-11 will serve as the main corridor for commerce and transportation between Mexico, Phoenix and Las Vegas.