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At the midpoint of the year - on July 1 - the Mountain Vista Fire District will become what it calls “fully operational” by adding 33 firefighters to its full time staff.
PCC Desert Vista Campus
Mountain Vista Fire District Station 1 is built on district-owned land at 9310 N. Shannon.
June 8, 2005 - On a hot morning in June, Kim Boling lugged six large boxes of books into a local bookstore, all in an effort to empty out her Catalina Foothills School District classroom and begin a new chapter of her life.
Mountain Vista Fire District's board of directors has voted to purchase two new fire engines from KME Fire Apparatus of Newquehonig, Pa.
August 16, 2006 - Thunder booms over Tucson, announcing a mighty downpour. In late summer, the otherwise parched earth briefly knows abundance. Critters abandon their burrows to soak in the spectacle, and human minds drift to the outdoors.
June 7 is the final Market on the Move event at Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus until the fall semester.
Mountain Vista Fire District has hired two new Administrative battalion chiefs.
Darin Reid and Michael Price were both sworn in as battalion chiefs for Mountain Vista Fire District on March 17.
On Saturday, Pima Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosts its final Market on the Move event of 2013.
Two more streets and an additional project date have been added to the previously-announced road closures in the Desert Vista Neighborhood. N. Twin Spur Court and W. Periwinkle Place will be closed at 7 a.m. on Friday, November 22 and will re-open at 7 a.m. the following day (Nov. 23). Complete project details and a color-coded street map are below.
The Mountain Vista Fire District is on its way to becoming a completely independent fire department with its recent decision to pursue hiring its own emergency services personnel — firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and fire officers.
Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus will be hosting some of Tucson’s top chefs on Oct. 21 during its Student Culinarian Invitational.
Mountain Vista Fire District has been successful in annexing the Camino de Mañana area in Northwest Pima County and received certification of the annexation from the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
Mountain Vista Fire District has surpassed the number of signatures of owners and the amount of property value required to annex nearly four square miles of Northwest Tucson into its district for fire protection.
With staff in place, Barber opens offices in Tucson and Sierra Vista
Courtesy of Mountain Vista Fire District, An artist's rendering of the proposed station 2 for Mountain Vista Fire District.
Dave Perry/The Explorer, Board chairman Earle Ruhnke led the Mountain Vista Fire Department ground-breaking event on Saturday morning.
courtesy of Rancho Linda Vista In 1968, a group of artists formed Rancho Linda Vista, a residential community designed to foster artistic creativity. This picture of some founding members was taken early in the community’s history.
Courtesy of Rancho Linda Vista Bruce McGrew, a founding member of Rancho Linda Vista, painted this portrait of C.K. Williams, who will read his work at the ranch Saturday, May 10.
Flames from a brush fire engulf trees near the Dorinda Vista Apartments.