Happy birthday, America! Jim Harris, of J. Martin Harris
Photography, captured this photo during the Fourth of July
fireworks show from his balcony in Marana looking toward the Quarry
Pines Golf Course.
The Town of Marana will host fireworks as part of its
Star-Spangled Spectacular on July 4. Events will start at 6 p.m. at
Arizona Pavilions; the fireworks are expected to launch around 9
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 11:00 pm
Thursday, December 27, 2012 1:50 pm
State Fire Marshal Provides Important Safety Tips to Prevent Injury & Fire
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:00 am
While many Americans are planning to celebrate our nation’s
independence over the 4th of July weekend, local fire officials are
preparing for problems that could happen now that the Arizona
legislature has made some fireworks legal.
Friday, July 26, 2013 10:31 am
The Tucson Padres minor league baseball team takes on the Salt Lake Bees at Kino Stadium. Frosty Friday, Jul 26, with $2 beer, margaritas, soft drinks and tacos and Gallo Barefoot Night in the Park, sampling Barefoot Refresh wine until 9:00pm. Post-game Fireworks Spectacular Saturday, Jul 27, presented By GIANT Convenience Stores, Western Refining, Tyson Any'tizers. Military Appreciation & Bark in the Park, Jul 28, presented By Chase. All active military members get free admission. Bring your dog to the ballpark. 4-Pack Monday Jul 29. Gates open 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 3:41 pm
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July holiday. Fireworks have always been one of the items associated with this holiday celebration. However, some of the fireworks people possess are in violation of Arizona laws.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
Northwest resident Barbara Loving captured a
few shots of the fireworks set off at the Hilton Tucson El
Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort. She said she took her shots
with a Nikon d90 after taking a single photography class.
Northwest resident Barbara Loving captured a few shots of the fireworks set off at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort. She said she took her shots with a Nikon d90 after taking a single photography class.
Friday, May 24, 2013 8:50 am
The Tucson Padres return home for an exciting eight-game homestand against the top two teams in the Southern Division – the Sacramento River Cats (A’s affiliate) and the Fresno Grizzlies (Giants affiliate). The Padres are tied for second place, ½ game out of first in the standings. Below is a game-by-game preview of the upcoming promotions and specials at Kino Stadium.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 4:00 am
The dry summer months have arrived, and with them come the increased risk of fires starting. For the Town of Oro Valley, the threat is considered serious enough to reenact a ban on consumer fireworks.
Thursday, June 30, 2011 11:29 am
Following advice from local fire officials, the Oro Valley Town
Council unanimously voted Wednesday night to place a temporary ban
on consumer fireworks.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:00 am
Our state’s wildfire season has been painful for many
communities. Areas across Arizona are suffering through intense
blazes that are burning hundreds of thousands of acres, displacing
families and businesses in their wake.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 1:09 pm
The Oro Valley Town Council will hold a special meeting June 29
to consider passing an emergency ordinance to prohibit the use of
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 12:00 am
People in Oro Valley, Marana and the unincorporated regions of
Pima County can bring in the New Year with a bang, as long as those
pyrotechnics stay on the ground.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Certain fireworks are now available for purchase at Snap Fireworks, a tent just south of the Canyon del Oro wash off of Thornydale Road. Fireworks can be set off in Marana, Oro Valley and parts of Pima County.
Wednesday, June 29, 2005 11:00 pm
June 29, 2005 - As the town of Marana gears up for the multitude
of games, musical performances and fireworks featured annually at
its Independence Day celebration, it can expect the same tradition
with a few minor changes to its music and more open space in the
sixth annual gala.
Wednesday, February 13, 2002 12:00 am
Candidates for mayor and town council in Oro Valley, in keeping
to the high ground in their speeches over the past week, may have
left some members of their audiences wondering if this was really
an Oro Valley campaign they were observing.
Brandon Hays/The Explorer Monsoon lightning provided the backdrop for the annual fireworks display at Ora Mae Harn Park in Marana.
Explorer file photo, Thousands of people watched fireworks in Marana last July 4th. They'll be exploded for 2010 at 9 p.m. Sunday.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Kids take to a jumping castle prior to Marana's Fourth of July fireworks celebration Saturday evening. For more pictures, see page 4 of today's edition.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Amber Long and Josh Elliott watch the fireworks display Saturday night in Marana.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 11:00 pm
At huge events in Marana and Oro Valley, celebrants marked the
Fourth of July with music and fireworks. See pictures from the