Thursday, December 12, 2013 2:03 pm
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 4:00 am
“The Hunger Games” hype-machine is back in full force with everything from local car dealerships to makeup companies and Subway sandwiches jumping on the Everdeen bandwagon. It’s ironic that this movie which attempts to make a statement on the negative influence that media has on society is so successful at manipulating those very institutions, making this film franchise a pop cultural juggernaut capable of mowing down its cinematic competition and common sense with unreasonable and unstoppable force.
Monday, November 25, 2013 9:21 am
A stellar defensive effort and a record-breaking performance from Ka’Deem Carey helped Arizona upset fifth-ranked Oregon, 42-16, giving the Wildcats their first victory over a top-five opponent since a 2007 victory over the Ducks.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 4:00 am
The Town of Marana has hired new economic development/strategic initiatives manager, Curt Woody. Woody started work on March 19, and with an annual salary of $75,000.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 3:00 am
Think green this Halloween
Friday, October 21, 2011 3:31 pm
Josh Wright has resigned from his position as director of
strategic initiatives for the town of Marana to become the town
manager of Wickenburg.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 3:00 am
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is drawing
criticism from both Democrats and Republicans, who have expressed
concerns over how proposed borders for the state’s legislative
districts have been redrawn.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 3:00 am
Men wearing orange jumpsuits, bearing the words “Arizona
Department of Corrections” may soon be seen in Oro Valley working
on landscaping and other unfinished projects.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 3:00 am
Applicants sought for OV P&Z spot
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 3:00 am
When we contemplate the services municipalities provide, we
generally think about the basics: public works to maintain streets
and sidewalks, utilities to deliver clean drinking water, and
public safety officers to respond promptly when help is needed. If
Marana offered only those services, we would continue to be a very
good community in which to live and work.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:00 am
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 3:00 am
The Marana Chamber of Commerce has announced its board of
directors for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. The new chairman of the
board is Steve Miklosi, general manager of the Breakers Water
Park. Miklosi served as the chairman-elect during the previous
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 3:00 am
While the road to economic recovery remains lengthy, officials
in Oro Valley and Marana are excited about several developments
coming to the Northwest region.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:00 am
Happy birthday, America! Tucson has planned a weekend filled
with celebrations to mark the 235th anniversary of the signing of
the Declaration of Independence.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:00 am
Instead of being rivals, the towns of Oro Valley and Marana are
teaming up to achieve the common goal of attracting tourists and
improving economic development.
Northwest resident Cory Driggs, carrying the American flag, leads the 10:30 a.m. wave of people during the Warrior Dash on Saturday in Florence, AZ. The Warrior Dash is a 3.4-mile obstacle race that more than 6,000 people participated in on Saturday and more than 7,000 on Sunday. Northwest residents Ben Hackett, Mike Dillard, Steve Valenzuela, Kevin Levine, Kathy Zabrinski, Patrick Smith, Julie Smith, Autumn Hardy, Josh Hardy, Jackson Wright, and Nathan Updike.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 12:00 am
Marana is paying a Phoenix firm $3,000 a month to represent the
community at the Arizona Legislature.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:00 pm
The Town of Marana has won two more Common Ground Awards from
the Metropolitan Pima Alliance.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:00 pm
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 11:00 pm
Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a supplier of
precision engineered components and aftermarket services and
Marana's largest non-retail private employer, has chosen its I-10
location to expand and upgrade in support of current and projected
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 11:00 pm
Marana is offering to reimburse construction sales tax revenues
to new employers who create higher-paying jobs, improve the
appearance of the I-10 corridor and provide internships to high
school and college students.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am
The Town of Marana has completed its strategic
plan for economic development, a 30-page roadmap that identifies
what industries Marana wants, where they would be encouraged and
how they would be pursued.
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:00 am
Attention, snowbirds: Before you fly this spring, Marana wants
to count you.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:00 pm
In U.S. Postal Service Zip code 85743, 59 percent of all
addresses are within the town limits of Marana.