Mountain Vista Fire District Station 1 is built on district-owned land at 9310 N. Shannon.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 6:00 am
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
Mountain Vista Fire District's board of
directors has voted to purchase two new fire engines from KME Fire
Apparatus of Newquehonig, Pa.
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 11:00 pm
August 16, 2006 - Thunder booms over Tucson, announcing a mighty
downpour. In late summer, the otherwise parched earth briefly knows
abundance. Critters abandon their burrows to soak in the spectacle,
and human minds drift to the outdoors.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 4:00 am
The Mountain Vista Fire District is on its way to becoming a completely independent fire department with its recent decision to pursue hiring its own emergency services personnel — firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and fire officers.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 4:00 am
Mountain Vista Fire District has been successful in annexing the Camino de Mañana area in Northwest Pima County and received certification of the annexation from the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:00 am
Mountain Vista Fire District has surpassed the number of signatures of owners and the amount of property value required to annex nearly four square miles of Northwest Tucson into its district for fire protection.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 3:00 am
Ever wonder what the Future Business Leaders of America club is
all about? How about the Choral Lions? Do you know what STEM stands
Tuesday, October 21, 2003 11:00 pm
Hank Rowe went spelunking and kayaking with preeteens when he
taught at Amphitheater Middle School.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 10:48 am
Two more streets and an additional project date have been added to the previously-announced road closures in the Desert Vista Neighborhood. N. Twin Spur Court and W. Periwinkle Place will be closed at 7 a.m. on Friday, November 22 and will re-open at 7 a.m. the following day (Nov. 23). Complete project details and a color-coded street map are below.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 11:00 pm
On senior night at Mountain View High School last Wednesday,
junior Scott Jenks shone like a blazing star, hitting 11 kills in
leading the Mountain Lions volleyball team to victory over Sierra
Vista Buena 25-18, 25-10, and 25-12.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:00 am
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:00 am
On Sept. 23, one of the world’s most acclaimed electric violinists, Christian Howes, will visit Mountain View High School to introduce local string students to the art of improvisation, contemporary musical styles and modern technology.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 4:00 am
The Mountain View High School football program will be looking to return to the Division II playoffs under second-year coach Clarence “Bam” McRae, who turned what was a struggling program into a legitimate threat in 2012. Prior to last season, the Mountain Lions’ last playoff appearance was 2008.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 4:00 am
The Mountain View Mountain Lions put a stop to a would-be eight-game win streak by Tucson High on Friday night when they dominated the visiting Badgers 33-7.
Wednesday, December 28, 2005 12:00 am
Friday, August 24, 2012 4:39 pm
Friday, May 24, 2013 8:22 am
Northwest Fire District units along with an Engine from the Mountain Vista Fire District responded to Thornydale Road just south of Linda Vista Blvd just after 9:30pm after 9-1-1 calls were received indicating multiple pedestrians had been struck by a vehicle.
Tuesday, May 27, 2003 11:00 pm
There are folks in this world around whom urban legends spring
up. These people, by virtue of being mild-mannered and soft-spoken,
have an air of mystery about them that leads to wild speculation
and the birth of myth. Bob Newman, wrestling coach at Mountain View
High School, is one of these people.
Courtesy of Mountain Vista Fire District, An artist's rendering of the proposed station 2 for Mountain Vista Fire District.
Dave Perry/The Explorer, Board chairman Earle Ruhnke led the Mountain Vista Fire Department ground-breaking event on Saturday morning.
Dave Perry/The Explorer, Wild turkeys roam the canyon; these birds aren't on a Thanksgiving menu.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Mountain Vista Fire District Station 1 is built on district-owned land at 9310 N. Shannon. The 11,500-square-foot station has the capacity to house 11 firefighters, and has 2-1/2 bays for apparatus and equipment.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:00 pm
Earlier this month, the Oro Valley Town Council voted to allow
the Mountain Vista Fire District to petition for the annexation of
portions of the town south of Hardy Road.
Yaron Yarden/The Explorer, The proposed annexation would increase the Mountain Vista Fire District’s property value by $45.4 million. The governing board plans to have a public hearing on the matter Wednesday, April 29 at 6 p.m.