Thelma Grimes, The Explorer Posted:
Despite that fact that we are in the year 2014, one of the issues that continues to be debated is abortion. While I understand the moral debat…
Ed Honea, Special to The Explorer Posted:
It’s nice to have more than 400 people show up when you have something to say.
James Sandefer, Special to The Explorer Updated:
What’s going on? It seems like it was only last week that I was watching the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, now I’m hearing a pe…
Evan Hofmann, Special to The Explorer Posted:
The long anticipated dismantling of this season’s Arizona basketball team began last week when team leaders, Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson, an…
Logan Burtch-Buus, Special to The Explorer Posted:
Fans of the perennial Australian rock gods, AC/DC, can breathe just a little bit easier. Rumors have arisen over the past week concerning the …
The Oro Valley Police Department is trading in its BMW motorcycles and switching brands to the Victory Commander, made by Tucson-based Victory Police Motorcycles.
Fans of the perennial Australian rock gods, AC/DC, can breathe just a little bit easier. Rumors have arisen over the past week concerning the band’s retirement after over 40 years of heavy rocking. These rumors stemmed from news of poor health of founding member and rhythm guitarist, Malcolm Young.
For four of the last five seasons, the highly coveted NBA MVP award has been deservedly bestowed upon LeBron James. It made sense, as King James was unmistakably the most talented basketball player on the planet. LeBron has had the reputation of being a do-it-all player, a physical specimen, a scorer, a rebounder, a passer, an imposing defender, and a team leader. The only player to even come close to resembling a threat to James’ growing MVP trophy collection has been Kevin Durant, a somewhat one-dimensional scorer who has been the runner up in MVP voting during three of James’ four tenures. This season, however, Durant has had enough of being second best.
In the wake of concern and opposition from residents living nearby, the Oro Valley Town Council approved the conceptual site plan for a 118-lot subdivision northeast of Ironwood Ridge High School on April 16.
In March, the Oro Valley Police Department received multiple reports of suspicious activity at Oro Spa, located at 10110 N Oracle Road.
On April 19 around 1:45 a.m., Pima County Sheriff deputies responded to a shooting at the Palo Verde Bar and Grill, located at 5801 South Palo Verde Road.
Marana continues to grow and stay strong, Mayor Ed Honea stressed during the annual State of the Town event on Friday.
For many years, triathletes in Tucson had one local race series, Tri Tucson, at which to hone their competition skills in all three disciplines. Race Director Julie Stark, owner of On Your Left Fitness, recognized the demand for more quality triathlons in the Old Pueblo and on April 5, she launched the first Oro Valley Sprint Triathlon.
After more than 26,000 people showed up to Country Thunder in Florence this year, it’s baffling to consider the type of numbers next year could bring.
Northwest Fire District crews were called to the 2600 block of West Ruthrauff near Ruthrauff and I-10 just before 2:00 a.m. after multiple 9-1-1 calls were received indicating that there was a fire within the building.
Staff Report/The Explorer Posted:
A recent report from the U.S. News & World Report has released its annual ranking of the best high schools in the country and Arizona has …
Staff Report/The Explorer Posted:
Northwest Fire District crews were called to the 2600 block of West Ruthrauff near Ruthrauff and I-10 just before 2:00 a.m. after multiple 9-1…
Staff Report/The Explorer Updated:
A large portion of streets are closed downtown for an unknown amount of time while Tucson Police Department's bomb squad investigate a suspici…
Kristen Metzger, Special to The Explorer Posted:
For many years, triathletes in Tucson had one local race series, Tri Tucson, at which to hone their competition skills in all three discipline…
Brad Allis, The Explorer Posted:
Ten Catalina Foothills and four Ironwood Ridge tennis players earned top-eight seeds in the Division II boys and girls singles and doubles sta…
John Gaw, 45, and Deanna Gaw, 42, were sentenced in Pinal County after pleading guilty to two counts of burglary, each.
Surveillance video showing people being attacked while leaving the Palo Verde Bar and Grill on April 21, 2014.