Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:00 pm
(BPT) - Snow, ice, slush and other winter driving challenges can threaten both driver and passenger safety, and adding distractions into the mix only exacerbates the situation. So instead of dashing through the snow in your four-wheeled “sleigh” and ending up o’er the hills, it may be best to simply drive with caution and focus, to stay on the road this winter.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 10:38 am
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and the Town of Oro Valley, with the support of Bill Adler, will host TUBACHRISTMAS, founded more than three decades ago, in Oro Valley on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.
Monday, November 12, 2012 11:00 pm
(BPT) - Family gatherings often involve everyone sitting around, catching up while children play. It’s a wonderful time for family to hear the latest on jobs, trips, hobbies and health, but it can also turn into a tedious repeat of listening to Uncle Joe’s story of the winter of 1954 when the snow was up to the second story windows of the house and children had to walk several miles to get to school.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 3:00 am
When the final school bell rings for summer break this year,
many children will plan to come home and spend their three-month
vacation in front of the television. However, by providing
alternative activities that are still fun and exciting for kids,
this summer can be more simulating and beneficial for your
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 12:00 am
Tuba Christmas returns to Oro Valley this Saturday, Dec. 4, at 2
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 12:00 am
The Pima County Economic Development and
Tourism Department has decided not to approve the one proposal for
a Northwest ice rink and sports facility.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 12:00 am
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 11:00 pm
Pima County Economic Development and Tourism received documents
last week from parties interested in building and running an indoor
skating rink, director Tom Moulton said Monday.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 11:00 pm
Proposals to build a public ice rink near Ina Road and
Interstate 10 in Marana are being sought by the Pima County
Economic Development and Tourism Department, which expects
proposals by Oct. 22.
Explorer file photo, In April 2007, Annabelle Nieman is taught by her skate instructor Laurie Bates at Tucson Ice. Pima County is seeking proposals to build and operate an ice skating facility in a public park near I-10 and Ina Road.
Explorer file photo, Skaters make their way around the ice rink at Tucson Ice in April of 2007. That month, the rink closed, and Tucson has been without a public ice rink since. Proposals are being sought for a new ice rink in Marana near I-10 and Ina Road.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:00 am
Thinking caps are recommended Wednesday night, when the Oro
Valley Town Council, staff and others talk about what to do next
with the Naranja Town Site.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:00 am
Oro Valley leaders on Wednesday will discuss the future of the
Naranja Town Site.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006 11:00 pm
May 17, 2006 - From my perch in the last row behind home plate
at the University of Arizona's Hillenbrand Stadium I watched as the
foul ball sailed over my head and onto the street.
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 12:00 am
March 29, 2006 - In the world of sports today, having an older
mentor is common. Punters have kicking coaches, golfers have swing
coaches; no matter the sport or the position, there's a coach.
Friday, February 24, 2006 12:00 am
Feb. 22, 2006 - Tucked away in a closet at home sits a relic of
winter sports, a snowboard. It's collecting dust along with an
extra microwave and holiday decorations.
Friday, December 9, 2005 12:00 am
Wednesday, November 30, 2005 12:00 am
Nov. 30, 2005 - It's time to lace up the sneakers and get in the
starting blocks at Canyon Del Oro High School. Head track coach Jim
Truitt has announced that LaTonya Sheffield will join the coaching
staff for the Dorado's track and field team.
Wednesday, January 19, 2005 12:00 am
Jan. 12, 2005 - During the week, Wendy McCurdy is a radiologist
for Radiology, LTD. From Monday through Friday Katie Linderman is a
student at Catalina Foothills High School.