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On the Menu: Kingfisher's southern cuisine

On the Menu: Kingfisher's southern cuisine

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When lyricists write about the south, you can most assuredly expect at least one food and beverage reference.

What is she wearing?

What is she wearing?

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I have always been frustrated with the fact that female politicians are not always judged by their priorities, voting record and loyalty to co…

Prime Time Review: ‘Goosebumps’ film  coming next summer

Prime Time Review: ‘Goosebumps’ film coming next summer

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The highly regarded San Diego Comic Con event never disappoints when it hits the west coast every July. The buzz around the event is not witho…

Understanding transportation spending in Pima County

Understanding transportation spending in Pima County

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At a recent Board of Supervisors public hearing on the county budget a gentleman addressed the board and wanted to know why the county was spe…

Third Age: Community lost? We are losing trust

Third Age: Community lost? We are losing trust

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We are losing our sense of community and trust in one another. The latest Pew Research confirms it. Political polarization is even greater now…

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  • Craig Sawyer: From the military to the big screen

    Craig Sawyer: From the military to the big screen

    Since his 2013 appearance on Animal Planet’s “Rhino Wars,” Oro Valley resident and retired Navy Seal Craig “Sawman” Sawyer has been keeping plenty busy.

  • Marana area motorcycle accident

    Marana area motorcycle accident

    Northwest Fire District units responded to the area of Grier Road and Galleno Ave, near Marana and Interstate 10,   just after 6:00pm Friday night after a motorcyclist lost control of his bike and crashed into a tree.  Another rider on a separate motorcycle called 9-1-1 to report the incident.  The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the accident.

  • La Cañada road construction delays

    La Cañada road construction delays

    The delayed North La Cañada Drive widening project is now costing its contractor $2,500 a day.

  • Pac-12 Media Day reveals little

    Pac-12 Media Day reveals little

    Pac-12 Media Day always serves as sort of a bench mark for the start of the college football season. Arizona will go to camp in a week, but first Rich Rodriguez and two players, Austin Hill and Jared Tevis, had to travel to Los Angeles to speak with the media.

  • Understanding transportation spending in Pima County

    Understanding transportation spending in Pima County

    At a recent Board of Supervisors public hearing on the county budget a gentleman addressed the board and wanted to know why the county was spending only $5 million a year on transportation.

  • ‘Begin Again’ is chart-topping movie

    ‘Begin Again’ is chart-topping movie

    This film provides the perfect mix of music and relationships, blending both with equal parts of raw emotion thrown in for good measure.  Viewers looking for a splendid date night movie or an up-close view of the music industry’s research and development side of the house will find “Begin Again” a very satisfying summer soundtrack and film experience.

  • Marana student designs new school logo

    Marana student designs new school logo

    Levi Morse did not like the Marana High School logo and decided to do something about it. Morse teamed up with his older brother, Shawn, and designed a new tiger-head logo. Now, it is being used around the school

  • The man behind the shorts

    The man behind the shorts

    He has been assaulted, had a cup of urine thrown at him, had drivers try and hit him, been flashed by a car full of girls and even shot at, all while simply jogging to release stress and gain the health benefits that come along with exercise.

  • Upset with Oro Valley Police

    Please afford an Oro Valley citizen time to vent.  I was just stopped by an Oro Valley motorcycle officer for the third time in less than a year.  My egregious crime? 41 mph in a 30 mph zone.  Another 200 dollar or so ticket.  I should establish a Bill Pay account to the city of Oro Valley for $200 a month.  

  • Saguaro National Park resumes work  to restore native vegetation

    Saguaro National Park resumes work to restore native vegetation

    With the increase in moisture brought on by monsoon rains, conditions are optimal for seasonal restoration work to resume in Saguaro National Park.  The park, along with other city, county, state and other federal agencies, will be using ground-based field crews to apply herbicide on buffelgrass and improve conditions for native plants. 

OV officials roll out the turf

OV officials roll out the turf

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Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath and members of the Town Council helped “roll out the sod” on the new multipurpose fields, at Naranja Park. on…

Ironwood Ridge wrestler wins national titles

Ironwood Ridge wrestler wins national titles

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Ironwood Ridge wrestler Danny Vega had a stellar summer, winning three big time national tournaments, including two last weeks.

Marana schools offering open houses

Marana schools offering open houses

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Marana Unified School District students will begin the school year

Northwest Hospital upgrades robotics

Northwest Hospital upgrades robotics

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Northwest Medical Center announces it is the first hospital in Tucson to upgrade its technology for robotic-assisted surgery to the newest da …

Former Falcon to play for D-III school

Former Falcon to play for D-III school

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Former Catalina Foothills soccer player Cameron Rivera will have a new home this fall. The college sophomore has transferred to Rutgers-Newark…

Summerset wins national title

Summerset wins national title

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Mountain View’s Justice Summerset is a national champion. Summerset won the Boy’s 15-16 Division High Jump title at the USATF National Junior …

Videos

play Oro Valley Police Ice Water Challenge

Oro Valley Police Ice Water Challenge

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Oro Valley Police Department's PIO Kara Riley was called out by Tucson Police Department in an Icewater Challenge. The challenge is to be doused in icewater, or donated $100 to a charity of their choice.

play MOS: Monsoon Season

MOS: Monsoon Season

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We asked the community about the Monsoon Season.

play MOS: Father's Day

MOS: Father's Day

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We asked the community what word best describe's their fathers.

play MOS: Dealing with the heat

MOS: Dealing with the heat

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We asked the community how they deal with the summer heat.

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