Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:00 am
Despites recommendations from staff and the Planning and Zoning
Commission to approve, the Oro Valley Town Council rejected a
proposal to allow the St. Mark Catholic Church to build a new
sanctuary that would reach 45 feet in height.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am
Last Friday, the Interfaith Community Services ceremoniously
broke ground for its food bank expansion. Construction of the
2,700-square-foot food bank will begin late spring; it is expected
to be completed by late fall.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:00 pm
Following Ventana Medical Systems' announcement to add as many
as 500 jobs in Southern Arizona, state and local governments have
made public their plans to provide incentives to the company.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Gov. Jan Brewer, left, and Ventana Medical President Hany Massarany, second from right, answer questions from the media Wednesday, when Brewer and Massaranay announced Ventana's plans to invest $180 million and add 500 jobs over a five-year period in Oro Valley's Innovation Park.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:00 pm
Train traffic may be increasing from Tucson to Phoenix soon, as
Union Pacific continues expansion of its rail lines, with plans for
parallel tracks running across the state’s Sunset Line by 2011.
Nick Smith/The Explorer, A Union Pacific train waits on a sidetrack until the route north is clear. The railroad is in the middle of a billion-dollar project to double track its lines across the Southwest, doubling rail traffic.
Wednesday, February 9, 2005 12:00 am
Feb. 9, 2005 - A proposal to adjust inmate criteria to allow
more serious offenders into the privately-run state prison in
Marana could be the first step toward an expansion, roughly
doubling the size of the current facility, if approved.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:10 am
Securaplane Technologies, a leading supplier of avionics products for business, commercial and military aircraft, has made the move from its former location at Foothills Business Park into a newly-constructed 55,000 square foot facility that will house 180 employees in Oro Valley’s Innovation Park. Securaplane’s strong market growth has made it necessary to increase the size of its operations to support production programs for business jet, air transport, rotorcraft and military customers.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 4:00 am
Economic development is the process in which governments or community organizations engage to stimulate or maintain business activity and/or employment. The principal goal of economic development is to be a catalyst for employment opportunities in sectors that improve the region or community using existing human, natural and institutional resources. Within this framework are the “three pillars” that define most of what is considered to be economic development:
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:00 am
The public got a chance to express concerns over Oro Valley’s plan to annex 107 acres into Town limits during the April 18 public hearing.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 4:00 am
The $130 million expansion at the Casino Del Sol opened on Nov.
11 with a ribbon cutting and salute to America’s veterans.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 11:00 pm
The Marana Town Council unanimously approved rezoning a portion
of land near Cortaro Farms and Hartman roads, paving the way for an
expansion of the Qwest Communications facility there.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:00 am
Northwest Medical Center just got bigger and more hi-tech after the completion of a $50 million surgical wing.
Thursday, June 27, 2013 11:33 am
PHOENIX -- The decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to push through Medicaid expansion in the recently ended legislative session over the objections of most members of her own party left the GOP in Arizona deeply divided.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 10:05 am
Flanked by a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, and numerous stakeholders that included AARP Arizona, Governor Jan Brewer today signed historic legislation that will restore and expand Medicaid coverage for thousands of vulnerable Arizonans.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 4:00 am
Northwest Medical Center (NMC) last week broke ground for a $46 million expansion that will deliver a new surgical wing and add four minimally invasive operating room (OR) suites to the existing dozen ORs in the hospital.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 4:00 am
A lengthy discussion over the implementation of an economic expansion zone (EEZ) in Innovation Park took place in the Oro Valley council chambers on Oct. 3.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 11:00 pm
A controversial building expansion is one step closer to reality
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 12:00 am
November 1, 2006 - First, store and local officials made
welcoming speeches. Then, the doors flung open and the invited
guests filed into the town's newest retailer, greeted with the
sound of trumpets. Once packed inside, they ate a catered breakfast
while serenaded by a string quartet.
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:20 am
The Town of Marana held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Tuesday to celebrate the expansion of LifeNet, which will now be at the town's airport 24 hours a day. Members of council, along with public safety representatives from the Marana Police Department and Fire Department were on scene for the event.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:16 am
The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved a tentative $1.27 billion budget for next fiscal year that maintains service levels despite ongoing reductions in revenues.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 4:00 am
Pima Community College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to celebrate the newly-renovated Campus Resource Center.
Members of the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and representatives of simpleview recently celebrated the company's expansion.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer
Construction is underway at the Ina Road Wastewater Treatment Facility, which is part of a $720 million expansion and improvement plan for the county-run sewer system. The expansion will allow the facility to treat a larger capacity of wastewater.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer
Construction is underway at the Ina Road Wastewater Treatment Facility, which is part of a $720 million expansion and improvement plan for the county run sewer system. The expansion will allow the facility to treat a larger capacity of wastewater.
Members and volunteers of Interfaith Community Services along side dignitaries ceremoniously break ground last Friday for ICS’s newest expansion of their food bank. The development is expected to be completed by late fall of this year.