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New police radio system nearly ready

A 10-year project to allow first responders from various local agencies to talk to one another on radios is nearly complete.

September 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

You can help county pick bond projects

Pima County planners have received about $1.3 billion in proposed projects to be presented to voters in an anticipated November 2014 bond election. That's more than double the amount county bond limits will allow, meaning a lot of projects won't make the final cut.

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Green Valley gets first county park

Green Valley gets first county park

Al Clayton practices batting at one of the new fields at the Canoa Preserve Community Park. The new 53-acre park includes two softball fields, among other amenities, and will be formally opened on Tuesday.

March 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Green Valley gets first county park

Green Valley gets first county park

Pima County will dedicate its first park in Green Valley on Tuesday.

March 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

County opposes Tucson-Sasabe gas pipeline

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will officially oppose a planned natural gas pipeline between Tucson and Sasabe.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pima County's bond panel will begin picking public-works projects for 2014 ballot

Seven years of meetings, hearings and hard choices have led them to this point.

February 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
$90M road hub proposed for S. Side

$90M road hub proposed for S. Side

Pima County's $40 million plan to protect Raytheon has evolved into a $90 million one-road-fits-all plan designed to meet the needs of a growing list of existing and hoped-for future employers in a broad corridor across Tucson's far south side.

February 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State audit rebuffs Marana, clears Pima County bond program

After a 10-month in-depth examination of Pima County's bond program finances, the state auditor general has issued the program a clean bill of health.

January 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Road runner: Stepped-up widening work coming to Orange Grove

Pima County's transportation director is fond of saying that if you left Tucson's northwest side for a few years and came back recently, you wouldn't recognize the place.

January 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

5 northwest-side fire districts cut radio orders for regional plan

Fewer firefighters in the Tucson metro area will have radios capable of contacting other police and fire departments in an emergency than originally planned.

November 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon, D-M are hub of Pima economic plan

Keeping major employers Raytheon Missile Systems and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base happy and growing is a top priority in County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry's new economic development plan.

October 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

A planned expansion and renovation of the Eckstrom-Columbus Branch Library will triple the number of public computers at the busy branch.

May 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

Yvette Lloyd takes her kids on a trip to the library. From left are Declan, 9; Brina 14; Taylor, 17; and Keegan, 12. Negotiations are under way for the Eckstrom-Columbus Library to temporarily move less than a mile to the south to the former Roberts Elementary School campus, 4355 E. Calle Aurora.

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Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

Columbus library expansion set to add 52 computers, cybercafe

Hayli Jones, 5, looks over a book in the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series at the Eckstrom-Columbus Branch Library, due for major construction.

May 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Kozachik: Scale back Broadway widening

Kozachik: Scale back Broadway widening

Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik is holding a community meeting Monday to draw attention to the scope of a $71 million Broadway-widening project.

April 27, 2012 12:02 amLoading…
Canoa Ranch history to be restored

Canoa Ranch history to be restored

Canoa Ranch tour guide Wendy Burroughs, center, talks about the property. Folks on Friday toured the buildings on the ranch, which Pima County is preserving and developing as a visitor center and historic site.

April 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Canoa Ranch history to be restored

Canoa Ranch history to be restored

Visitors tour the 4,800-acre Canoa Ranch, which Pima County purchased in 2001. About $19 million is needed to develop the property, which has hosted Native Americans, then Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans.

April 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Canoa Ranch history to be restored

Canoa Ranch history to be restored

There are no hoof prints in the dirt between the walls of the cattle run anymore. There haven't been any cowboys here in decades. What there is, is history.

April 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Canoa Ranch history to be restored

Canoa Ranch history to be restored

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Canoa Ranch history to be restored

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