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(BPT) - With the summer season winding down, the onset of fall foliage with the cooler temperatures, and a variety of events and festivals, fall presents one of the best times of year to visit the Lone Star State. Fall in Texas means plenty of fairs, outdoor music events, cheering crowds, wine harvests and more.
Ten years would have been too long to wait for a replacement to the Tomahawk cruise missile if the Department of Defense’s proposed $82 million cut to the missile system hadn’t been reversed by Congress, said Sen. John McCain.
Sen. John McCain speaks at a town hall with Raytheon Missile Systems employees.
Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez would like to remind Pima County voters that the deadline to order a ballot to be sent to your home is fast approaching. All vote-by-mail ballot requests must be received by the Recorder’s office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014.
Why are you running for Town Council?
We’ve heard before that elections are often won in the primary. With the redistricting in our state and the number of districts that favor one party over another, this will certainly be the case during this upcoming election cycle.
Fox Tucson Theatre, the crown jewel of downtown, proudly serves Southern Arizona as the major center for arts, culture and community events. Originally, a pristine 1930’s movie palace and vaudeville stage, the Fox has been meticulously restored to its original Southwestern Art Deco grandeur. With state-of-the-art acoustic and visual technology, the theatre hosts classic Hollywood films, local and regional film premiers and festivals, community events, and is an unrivaled setting that attracts professional, high quality shows and concerts.
1. The U.S. and Iran consider collaborating against militants in Iraq
First let me state that I agree with Mrs. Grimes that indeed “We can do better” in the healthcare provided to our “Wounded Warriors.” However, it would be shortsighted on our part as a nation to imply that the latest revelation regarding the Phoenix VA Hospital is a new occurrence within the VA Hospital system … for it is not.
On Thursday, April 17, 2014 an article appeared in the Northwest Section of the Arizona Daily Star. It discussed the continuing conflict between two Oro Valley Town Council members and the Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD). The same argument has been going on for several years. An overwhelming majority of the Oro Valley general population loves the Police Department and the services it provides. An even greater majority of the business owners in Oro Valley love the safety and protection provided by the OVPD. A small group of residents, led by these two councilpersons, mimic the actions of a couple of yapping little K-9‘s when both interact at the dog park or someone rings the door bell.
The Oro Valley Town Hall has been evacuated after a gas leak was discovered, according to Lt. Chris Olson with the Oro Valley Police Department.
(Family Features) Lazy summer days may sound refreshing to parents, however, they may be detrimental to their children’s educational advancement. A study by Dr. Harris Cooper, a professor of psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, reveals that students can lose an average of one to three months of what they learned upon returning back to school after summer break.
1– Bring the entire family to the old-fashioned Pima County Fair featuring exhibits, food, stage concerts, and other live entertainment, carnival rides, educational exhibits, and a gem and mineral show. Details: 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 17-27; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $8, $3 ages 6-10, $5 parking; 762-9100.
1. Sebelius resigns as health secretary
District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller, of the Pima County Board of Supervisors, will be hosting three Town Hall meetings in March, with the first one scheduled for Thursday, March 13, at 6 p.m.
Any qualified Oro Valley resident interested in running for town council in the fall of 2014 may now pick up a candidate handbook in the town clerk's office at town hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive.
Happy New Year! I hope you're having an excellent start to 2014 and enjoying this beautiful weather we've been blessed with. My first year representing you on the Pima County Board of Supervisors was exciting, incredibly busy, and I am eager to see what 2014 will bring. A few of my accomplishments in 2013 are summarized below.
Are you looking for great community events and entertainment? There are so many exciting events happening in Oro Valley over the next few months, it is difficult to keep track! The Town hasn’t always been this busy with large-scale events, which begs the question: What has changed?