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Flowing Wells district is home to county's best young speller

Flowing Wells district is home to county's best young speller

No Flowing Wells student had ever won the Pima County Spelling Bee until sixth-grader Elliott Groce did in February.

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Northwest briefs

Oro Valley needs rep to sit on bike panel

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CDO students learn, put to use variety of construction skills

The smell of freshly cut wood lingers in a classroom at Canyon del Oro High School.

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OV council candidates share views

Voters will elect three people to the Oro Valley Town Council this election year.

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Crowd packs meeting on OV library proposal

The Oro Valley Town Council will consider handing over operations of the Oro Valley Public Library to Pima County at a March 7 meeting.

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Mountain View walking class motivates kids to get out, move

Mountain View walking class motivates kids to get out, move

Physical education teacher Susan Rich developed a course based entirely on walking to offer students at Mountain View High School a fitness and recreation class that wouldn't require much athleticism or equipment.

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In brief

Oro Valley names new DIS director

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School notes

MUSD administrator wins counselor award

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Hundreds of kids get free eye exams, eyewear

Hundreds of kids get free eye exams, eyewear

EyeLeen, an optical lab on wheels, rolled into Tucson last week to provide free eye exams and eyewear to children from Marana, Flowing Wells, Amphitheater and Tucson Unified school districts.

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OV candidate forum draws crowd

More than 100 people attended a Candidate Forum last weekend to hear from the six candidates for the Oro Valley Town Council about issues ranging from the library to special-interest groups.

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OV brings free concert series back

The Oro Valley Concert Series debuted last week at Oro Valley Marketplace.

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In brief

New concert series debuts tonight in OV

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School notes

Free prom dresses available for girls

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At fair, questions get answers

At fair, questions get answers

Budding scientists produced about 100 science projects for Coyote Trail Elementary School's annual science fair.

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Friend with leukemia prompts help all around

Friend with leukemia prompts help all around

Frank Oesterling's childhood pals felt compelled to do something after learning their 19-year-old friend had been diagnosed with leukemia, saying it's the least they can do for someone who always thinks of other people first.

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School notes

Flowing Wells air rifle team wins state

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Northwest Side briefs

Casas Adobes Plaza goes to the dogs

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Steam Pump Ranch welcomes visitors

Steam Pump Ranch welcomes visitors

Oro Valley celebrated Arizona's 100th birthday last weekend by giving tours of the town's past.

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OV creates new transit system with RTA

The town of Oro Valley will cease Coyote Run operations this month in favor of a regional transit system that comes with Regional Transportation Authority funding.

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Dove Mountain residents oppose apartments

Neighbors are opposing a proposed $30 million multi-family development near the Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain.

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School notes

Science academy to host open house Sat.

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Northwest briefs

Open house Feb. 23 to talk strategic plan

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Marana seeks to adjust sewer rate

The town of Marana has issued a notice of intent to adjust wastewater rates now that it has taken over operations of a wastewater treatment plant.

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OV gathers residents' input at budget forum

The town of Oro Valley held a budget forum last week to gather input from residents as officials start to develop the 2012-13 budget.

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Centenarian vividly recalls days as teacher

Centenarian vividly recalls days as teacher

Hermione Williams takes questions from students on Ironwood Elementary's 100th day of school. Williams visited the school with her daughter, Kay Ludeke, left.

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Marana Middle student wins bee

Marana Middle student wins bee

"Sustenance" was the winning word at Marana's district-wide Spelling Bee.

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Centenarian vividly recalls days as teacher

Centenarian vividly recalls days as teacher

Students at Ironwood Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school with 100-year-old Hermione Williams.

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School notes

MUSD is taking forms for open-enrollment

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In brief

OV budget forum tonight at Town Hall

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'Ellen' viewers help Estes Elementary win $100,000 grant

'Ellen' viewers help Estes Elementary win $100,000 grant

"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" helped one Marana school win $100,000.

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OV Council changes how meetings are recorded

Nearly 1,200 hours a year in staff time will be saved since the Oro Valley Town Council voted to change the way town employees take minutes at meetings.

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Find fresh food at FW Community Center

Find fresh food at FW Community Center

A little-known farm stand is providing the Flowing Wells community with locally grown produce twice a month.

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Developer drops request for OV apartments

A controversial request to allow multi-family development at Tangerine Road and Rancho Vistoso Boulevard has been withdrawn.

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Marana center to aid businesses

Marana center to aid businesses

Companies can get help with licensing, permits and development through a new service offered by the town of Marana.

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School notes

School notes

Day school's 5K to benefit athletics

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Northwest briefs

Rummage sale is Saturday at church

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Marana seeks input on its Strategic Plan

The town of Marana is in the process of updating the town's goals and objectives for growth.

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Check out quilts and more this weekend

Check out quilts and more this weekend

A group of quilters at Casas Adobes Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, will display their work this weekend at a special art event.

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People plant trees, promote fitness

People plant trees, promote fitness

More than 20 trees were planted last week at Flowing Wells Junior High School to encourage more students and community members to enjoy the outdoors.

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School stirs up interest in science

School stirs up interest in science

Science fair projects are a rite of passage for many elementary school students here.

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Companies can do business in 1-stop shop

Companies can do business in 1-stop shop

Companies can get help with licensing, permits and development through a new service offered by the town of Marana.

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Amphi superintendent to retire

Amphitheater Superintendent Vicki Balentine announced this month that she will retire at the end of June, ending a 12-year run as the district's leader.

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A-frame signs spread with Oro Valley's OK

A-frame signs spread with Oro Valley's OK

More than 20 Oro Valley businesses have been granted permits to display A-frame signs since the Town Council passed a temporary measure removing a ban.

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Northwest side briefs

Learn about roses Friday at OV library

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School expands play program

School expands play program

Students at Twin Peaks Elementary School always have someone to play with at recess, thanks to a school-wide program that promotes friendship.

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Shops jump on chance to use A-frames

More than 20 Oro Valley businesses have been granted permits to display A-frame signs since the Town Council passed a temporary measure removing a ban.

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Archery park unanimously OK'd by OV Council

Undeveloped Naranja Park is set to get an archery range after the Town Council voted to approve an agreement between the town and another government agency to create the Oro Valley Archery Park.

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Tucson Oddity: 'Captain America' piece grew out of 9/11

Tucson Oddity: 'Captain America' piece grew out of 9/11

"Captain America" attends Pima's Downtown Campus. Well, at least multimedia artist Bruce Butler's version of "Captain America."

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Northwest briefs

New chicken joint opens Friday in Marana

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Marana, OV to take part in community-wide 'Beyond'

The towns of Marana and Oro Valley are participating in a community-wide event to commemorate the anniversary of the Jan. 8 shootings.

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