Wednesday, August 28, 2002 11:00 pm
Citizens and the Marana Town Council got their first look Aug.
13 at architectural renderings of the new town hall and municipal
complex planners hope will become the core of a growth boom
expected in Marana's rural northwest.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 12:00 am
For the second year, the Marana Foundation for Educational
Excellence is planning a casino night fund-raiser.
A B-17 bomber, juxtaposed against the Tucson Mountains, lands at the Marana Regional Airport last Friday as part of the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom tour.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Richard Rohrdanz, right, and David Lawrence, both volunteers with the Collings Foundation, set up a perimeter rope shortly after the planes landed.
A WWII B-17 flies over the Marana Regional Airport last Friday for the annual Wings of Freedom tour put on by the Collings Foundation.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Dick Adams, a volunteer with the Collings Foundation, adjusts a propeller on a B-24 shortly after the plane landed at the Marana Regional Airport last Friday. The B-24, a B-17 and a P-51C Mustang were available for people to walk through and fly on while they made their stop over the weekend.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 11:00 pm
A Consolidated B-24 Liberator comes down for landing last Friday
at the Marana Regional Airport, which hosted the Wings of Freedom
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, A Consolidated B-24 Liberator comes down for landing last Friday at the Marana Regional Airport, which hosted the Wings of Freedom Tour.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer Jennifer Treese, the executive assistant for the Marana Regional Airport, and pilot Doug Rozendaal chat near the P-51C Mustang shortly after landing Friday afternoon. The two took the plane from Phoenix to Marana for the Wings of Freedom Tour held over the weekend.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 3:00 am
Northwest Tucson resident Al Arreola was one of the United
States Army Air Corps airmen who were placed in the ball turret
below a bomber airplane during World War II. Last week, he got to
take another, more comfortable look inside.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 4:00 am
Staples celebrated the opening of its first store in Marana last
week, hosting a ribbon-shredding ceremony that included a $1,500
donation to Make Way for Books.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 6:00 am
The Marana Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its
6th Annual Community & Business Builder Awards. The recipients
are: Gabrielle M. Luoma, CPA, Pllc, in the one-to-four employee
category; Cutters Point Coffee, five to 49 employees; Vantage West
Credit Union, 50 or more employees; and Rotary Club of Marana, for
a non-profit organization.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 11:00 pm
When the multinational cast of Up with People takes the stage at
Mountain View High School in Marana this Saturday and Sunday, Aug.
21 and 22, audience members can expect something for virtually
every musical taste and interest.
Wednesday, March 17, 2004 12:00 am
The following is a brief look at just some of the contributions
made to the community by the other nominees:
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am
Children enrolled in full-day kindergarten are
much stronger readers than their predecessors in half-day
kindergarten, according to comparative data from the Marana Unified
Thursday, March 14, 2002 12:00 am
But to slow down, to walk the Santa Cruz River through its
ephemeral course through Marana, is to gain a glimpse of the past,
present and future that extends millenniums beyond Marana's 25
years of official existence.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 11:00 pm
WWII bombers will be at the Marana Regional Airport, 11700 W.
Avra Valley Road, for walk-through tours and flights from April 17
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, February 25, 2009 12:00 am
Nominees have been finalized for the Marana Chamber of
Commerce’s Community and Business Builder of the Year awards.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:00 am
It was a honky-tonk kind of weekend in Marana when country superstar Easton Corbin performed at the Marana Health Center on Saturday night, showcasing a number of hits from his latest album, “All Over the Road.”
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 11:00 pm
Marana is a town founded on self-determination. The farmers and
ranchers who organized incorporation efforts in the 1970s did so
because they didn’t believe outside interests should determine the
future of their community. Although they may not have called it
such, those early Marana residents were fulfilling the concept of
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
Saturday, August 27, 2005 11:00 pm
August 10, 2005 - They glisten and gleam in the sun, sticking up
out of the desert like row upon row of bright white shark
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 11:00 pm
Mayor Ed Honea talks about Marana’s strategic plan during the
Marana State of the Town address on Friday, April 24.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 4:00 am
Rosemont Copper supports community organizations and economic opportunity countywide.