Wednesday, February 26, 2014 4:00 am
Despite opposition from local residents, the Town of Marana approved a plan for future development in The Twin Peaks Corridor.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:00 am
The Marana Town Council approved 7.3-acre land exchange with Sky Ranch Homeowners Association in exchange for an 18-acre parcel during the Jan. 7 regular meeting.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 4:00 am
“Exciting” is the word used by Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to describe the approaching 2014 calendar year as the town continues to trend in the right direction following the nation’s hard-hitting 2008 recession.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 4:00 am
Each year brings the promise of exciting new opportunities for communities across the country. In Marana, we are optimistic that 2014 will be a year filled with positive developments that move our town forward in many ways.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:00 am
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:00 am
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.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 4:00 am
Annexations by Northwest area fire districts are blooming this spring as quickly as desert flowers. The Northwest Fire District has four annexations in progress, Mountain Vista Fire District has one, and Golder Ranch Fire District has the largest annexation of them all.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:00 am
A second annexation petition of Northwest Tucson properties
proposed by the Northwest Fire District has failed to secure the
required number of signatures to be successful.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 3:00 am
The deadline for submission of an annexation petition for the
Teal Blue Trail area in unincorporated Pima County to be brought
into the Northwest Fire/Rescue District has passed without enough
property owners agreeing to be annexed.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 3:00 am
Mountain Vista Fire District’s board of directors last week
voted to discontinue service to the Teal Blue Trail,
Thornydale/Moore Road and Camino de Manana III areas effective Oct.
1. All three are areas the neighboring Northwest Fire District is
offering to annex.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:00 am
Property owners in unincorporated Pima County in Northwest
Tucson who aren’t currently part of an organized fire district have
a few options open to them, according to the state fire marshal.
But unless those property owners choose annexation, they face the
prospect of losing fire protection for their homes and property
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am
When it is opened to traffic this Friday, Nov. 19, the combined
Twin Peaks Interchange and Twin Peaks Road transportation corridor
is going to change the way people travel, and live.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am
Twin Peaks Interchange and Twin Peaks Road are described as “the
first major roadway corridors” built through the Regional
Transportation Authority and the Town of Marana.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:00 pm
Marana is planning a major celebration of its combined Twin
Peaks Interchange and Camino de Mañana road improvement
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:00 pm
Marana has agreed to continue paying Pima County for animal
control services within town borders for the next two years.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:00 pm
A number of Northwest projects have been named finalists for The
Metropolitan Pima Alliance's sixth annual Common Ground Awards, a
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 11:00 pm
The Camino de Mañana road project is
progressing smoothly, on time and on budget, according to the
project manager responsible for the construction of the
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Jeremy Cravey with Borderland Construction prepares a concrete water drainage pipe to be lowered into place along Dove Mountain Boulevard Extension. The road project, which includes the building and widening of Camino de Mañana, is expected to open to traffic by November.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Along the newly constructed road, which will connect to an exit off Interstate 10 to Dove Mountain Blvd., there are nine animal crossings of three different heights to accommodate large and small animals.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, David Vystrcil, right, and Peter Farruggia hand-place rocks on the east-facing side of the Camino de Mañana road project.
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 12:00 am
Marana is about to get a loan of up to $5.25
million from the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona
to complete a number of water system improvements, among them the
formal purchase of seven wells from the Cortaro Marana Irrigation
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 12:00 am
A unanimous Marana Town Council has approved a water rate
increase to take effect in February.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 12:00 am
In 2010, the Town of Marana may establish the
first groundwater resource acquisition and development fee in its
water rate structure.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:00 pm
Iowa college calls OV man 'honorary alum'
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 11:00 pm
Three major projects in and around Marana are well under