Thelma Grimes, The Explorer Posted:
It is disheartening when something strong, something important makes many stand up to rally and protest, but the selfishness of few lessens th…
Like President Obama, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry has shown that he will aggressively use his pen and phone to push his agenda. In …
James C. Sandefer Special to The Explorer Posted:
Are you a person who experiences guilty feelings about occasionally doing nothing? If so, you’re not alone and your partners are called workah…
Gilbert Davidson Special to Tucson Local Media Updated:
When the town of Marana opened the Twin Peaks Interchange in 2010, it paved the road for economic development along a busy stretch of Intersta…
Ron Scarbro/Special to Tucson Local Media Posted:
Suing the president or, as we call it, “impeachment lite.” So why is the House suing the president? First, you understand the House is made up…
Inspired by true events, “When The Game Stands Tall” is the story of the De La Salle High School (Concord, Calif.) football team posting the longest winning streak in football history. The film neatly illustrates the De La Salle Spartans 12-year rule on the gridiron and how “the streak” ending comes almost as shocking to the world as a Harlem Globetrotter loss in basketball. The problems the coaches, players and community have in confronting their rare defeat and moving on in life gave the film so much potential. Unfortunately, the remarkable real-life story that helped propel De La Salle to triumph once again on and off of the football field fails to inspire film-goers the same way on the big-screen.
Residents of four homeowner’s associations are butting heads with Davis Development and Properties, LLC over a proposed neighborhood development in proximity to Canada Del Oro’s Highlands Wash.
Park Place is excited to welcome Yard House to its mix of dining and retail establishments. The modern public house known for its vast array of beers on tap will officially open August 28th. The opening of Yard House will bring approximately 200 new jobs to Tucson along with 130 draft beer selections and a menu full of American favorites, including burgers, tacos, steaks, seafood and ribs.
According to Town of Oro Valley clerk Julie Bower, the four incumbents - Mayor Satish Hiremath and councilmembers Joe Hornat, Lou Waters, and Mary Snider - have won the election outright with all precincts reporting.
Even though the recession took a hard hit to cities throughout Arizona, residents can remain hopeful and optimistic – especially those in the town of Marana.
Five years ago, Deborah Knickerbocker was given three alpacas from someone leaving town. Today, she runs Busy Bobbin Alpaca Ranch in Marana and has 29 alpacas roaming the property.
Copper Creek Elementary School held its annual fundraiser, the Hawk Walk, last week. In lieu of selling candy or similar items, students get donations from family and friends. They then walk around a course that covers most of the school’s campus while encountering many surprises along the way.
Both Mountain View and Marana opened the 2014 football season on Thursday night. Mountain View got the 53-2 win over their district rival, keeping the Boot Trophy for another year. Here are some news and notes from the game.
BASIS Oro Valley and BASIS Tucson North both ranked highly in Newsweek’s new national high school rankings.
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By CAMARON STEVENSON Cronkite News Posted:
Arizona’s jobless rate is falling toward pre-recession levels, but don’t start the Labor Day celebrations just yet – experts say the drop coul…
Brad Allis Updated:
The Mountain View football program continues to sort though an Arizona Interscholastic Association investigation into allegations of improper …
Brad Allis Updated:
No games on Monday due to the Labor Day holiday, but there is still a full slate of games, including the start of swimming, volleyball and cro…
Pima Community College Posted:
The Pima Community College football team (1-1, 1-1 in conference) struck first in its home opener at the Kino North Grandstand again…
Town of Marana Posted:
We did a father, son, son road trip from Tucson, Ariz., to stand on the highest point in Oklahoma.This is our journey.