Wednesday, February 5, 2014 4:00 am
The first dirt has been moved at Naranja Park, jumpstarting a $2.3 million improvement project scheduled for completion by the beginning of 2015.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:00 am
Securaplane Technologies, Inc. a leading supplier of avionics products for business, commercial and military aircraft, announced its expansion to Oro Valley’s Innovation Park in December 2012.
Members of the Oro Valley Town Council and members of Securaplane Technologies held a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this month.
Members of the Northwest Medical Center team celebrate during the ground-breaking ceremony for the new construction project.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:00 am
The news is out, the Town of Oro Valley is moving forward with a $3.4 million aquatic center that will bring Olympic-caliber recognition to the facility, but in the meantime, the pool will be closed this summer.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7:45 am
On Sept. 29, officials came together to dedicate the completion
of the La Cañada Drive road improvement project.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 3:00 am
Last week, officials came together to dedicate the completion of
the La Cañada Drive road improvement project.
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.
Mountain Vista Fire District held a ceremonial groundbreaking Feb. 10 for its second fire station at the facility site, 1175 W. Magee Road. On hand were, from left. MVFD Administrative Chief Scott Butler, Rural/Metro Fire Chief Tom Brandhuber, MVFD Board of Directors members Earle Ruhnke and Jerry Phillips, Paul Mickelberg of WSM Architects, William Lloyd of Lloyd Construction, and project superintendent Peter Robertson of Lloyd Construction. Work should be completed by November.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:00 am
On Feb. 10, the Mountain Vista Fire District will host a
groundbreaking ceremony for its new fire station and administrative
facility. The public is invited to attend the event, which will
begin at 10 a.m. at the facility site, 1175 W. Magee Road.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am
OV library accepting story entries
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:00 pm
New fire stations are popping up in several of the fire
districts that cover Marana, Oro Valley and unincorporated
northwest Pima County.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 11:00 pm
State and local officials turned out on Tuesday, Aug. 3, for
BASIS Charter School's ribbon cutting ceremony in Oro Valley.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, BASIS Charter Schools co-founders Michael and Olga Block speak during the groundbreaking ceremony at the newest site location in Oro Valley Tuesday morning.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 12:00 am
SAACA plans indoor market Feb. 6-7 in OV
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Priscilla Cornelio, director of the Pima County Department of Transportation, reaches for a bright orange hard hat during the groundbreaking ceremony for the La Cañada: Ina to Calle Concordia road project last Wednesday. Behind Cornelio are Oro Valley Mayor Paul Loomis and Pima County Supervisor Ann Day.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:00 pm
Iowa college calls OV man 'honorary alum'
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:00 pm
Monday's Twin Peaks Interchange groundbreaking ceremony was no
gilded-shovel, ounce of dirt affair.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, A track excavator ceremoniously breaks ground for the Twin Peaks Interchange project Monday morning. The $50.5 million project has been 15 years in the making.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Beside the stage, a table filled with small commemorative traffic cones sits while local dignitaries and officials speak during the Twin Peaks Interchange groundbreaking ceremony Monday morning.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:00 pm
Marana Mayor Ed Honea offers his "State of the Town" address
Friday morning, planning to present "bold plans for Marana's
future," a release said.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 12:00 am
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:00 pm
Next to a pair of small playgrounds in Marana, the town’s most
ambitious park construction project soon will begin.
Tuesday, September 3, 2002 11:00 pm
Oro Valley's parks to be - the 212-acre Naranja Town Site and
40-acre West Lambert Lane Park - have been very much on the minds
of residents in recent days.