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Play poker, help Rotary Club provide school backpacks

Play poker, help Rotary Club provide school backpacks

Vail Rotary Club's poker tournament happens Aug. 1. 

July 27, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Gift helps Vail teacher reach classroom

Oro Valley couple helps Vail teacher cover licensing fees. 

July 20, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…
Monsoon off to a splashing start

Monsoon off to a splashing start

Rain has fallen daily since monsoon started on July 3.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Vail park plans to be presented at open houses

The public is invited to review concept plans for the development of Pima County’s Esmond Station Regional Park at two open houses, both from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The first will be Thursday at the Esmond Station School, 9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way, and the second is June 3 at Desert Sky Middle Scho…

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Vail employee wins crossing guard of the year

Vail employee wins crossing guard of the year

After manning the corner of Esmond Loop and Stonehaven Way, on Tucson’s southeast side, for more than a year, Petra Wilcox will don a new orange safety vest, customized with the words “#1 2014 X-ing Guard,” when she guides children to and from Desert Willow Elementary School.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Vail district hosts internet safety presentation

Parents can learn about how to keep their children safe from internet threats at a presentation at Corona Foothills Middle School Wednesday. 

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No laws violated in Supervisor's roads-fund transfer, county review finds

No laws violated in Supervisor's roads-fund transfer, county review finds

The Pima County Board of Supervisors did not violate any laws when it voted to move money from Supervisor Ally Miller’s district to fix Colossal Cave Road last month, according to the Pima County Attorney’s Office.

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Excess traffic/inadequate roads spur road plans near Vail schools

Excess traffic/inadequate roads spur road plans near Vail schools

At least twice a day, Colossal Cave Road transforms from a mostly calm, two-lane suburban road to a congested, traffic-clogged obstacle course of school zones, potholes and impatient drivers, bisected by two sets of railroad tracks.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mesquite Elementary to host information session for Chinese immersion program

Mesquite Elementary School will host an information session for its Mandarin Chinese immersion program.

February 11, 2014 3:19 pmLoading…
Cienega HS appoints football coach as new principal

Cienega HS appoints football coach as new principal

Cienega High School's longtime head football coach will take over as the school's principal in December.

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Vail incorporation election cost county $10 per vote cast

The failed Vail incorporation question on last month’s ballot cost county taxpayers roughly $10 for every vote cast.

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County shuts down web page with outdated polling places

The Pima County Elections Department will take down a Web page that is sending would-be voters to the wrong polling place.

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Vail incorporation backers tout minimal services for minimum taxes

Vail incorporation backers tout minimal services for minimum taxes

The area known as Vail could soon become the town of No.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Scott Altherr: Vail is the small government answer

Scott Altherr: Vail is the small government answer

As I sit back and ponder the future of Vail and the upcoming election that will determine whether it becomes an incorporated town, I ask myself the question: Am I really touting government as a solution to government?

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Early voting has started in three school districts

Early voting is underway for school-district elections and Vail’s proposed incorporation.

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Early voting under way for school districts, Vail elections

Early voting is underway for school district elections and Vail’s proposed incorporation.

October 11, 2013 2:15 pmLoading…
Tucson monsoon fizzling out

Tucson monsoon fizzling out

This year’s monsoon has been less than a wet-and-wild wonder, and forecasters say it might be on the verge of fizzling out altogether.

September 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson-area National Merit semifinalists named

Fifty-eight students from Tucson, Oro Valley and Vail were named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists.

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Districts agree. E-cigs and school don't mix

The increasing popularity and uncertain health hazards of e-cigarettes have prompted many of Tucson’s school districts to ban the products from school and district campuses.

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More unlicensed home-improvement contractors getting busted in Tucson

A higher-than-normal number of unlicensed contractors are getting busted around Tucson this summer, officials say.

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