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Basis nears completion, capacity

Basis Charter School is still building its Oro Valley campus but it already has enrolled most of the students it needs for the coming academic year.

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OV wrestles with paying for art

The Oro Valley Town Council again took up a discussion on how to maintain and pay for some of the artwork in various Oro Valley public places.

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Marana

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Cost of full-day kindergarten is cut but parents will still pay thousands

Parents who want their children to attend full-day kindergarten in the Catalina Foothills Unified School District are getting a break.

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PICTURE ROCKS

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Adults, kids and groups flock to neighborhood hub

Adults, kids and groups flock to neighborhood hub

Until recently, Flowing Wells residents didn't have a neighborhood place where children could play in a safe setting and seniors could socialize.

May 13, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Picture Rocks

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Mayor suggests employees of Oro Valley get one-time bonus

During a Town Council budget discussion, Oro Valley Mayor Paul Loomis tried to secure a one-time bonus for employees.

May 06, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Banjo players, retirees have blast

Banjo players, retirees have blast

A little banjo music went a long way recently at a retirement community on the northwest side.

May 06, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Oro Valley campaign flap over town seal

Oro Valley's mayoral campaign is embroiled in controversy over a candidate's unauthorized use of the town seal in his campaign literature.

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Program provides network for mature OV job seekers

Program provides network for mature OV job seekers

A recent Mature Worker Connection open house attracted various job-hunting adults from Oro Valley and surrounding communities.

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Marana Schools

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La Cima teacher earns high award

La Cima teacher earns high award

Even in these tough times, Cynthia Rolewski wouldn't think about working as anything other than a teacher.

April 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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OV gets rare traffic circle

OV gets rare traffic circle

Oro Valley will have its first roundabout completed this summer at West Hardy Road and North Northern Avenue.

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Mature job-seekers hunt for work

Mature job-seekers hunt for work

A recent Mature Worker Connection open house attracted various job-hunting seniors from Oro Valley and surrounding communities.

April 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Student of the week

Student of the week

Rachel Okpisz

April 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
An artist blossoms in Oro Valley

An artist blossoms in Oro Valley

All it took was one contest for Pam Davidson's artistic talent to flourish in Oro Valley.

April 22, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Marana Schools

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Hiremath outstrips others' spending

Dentist Satish Hiremath has spent three times more than his opponent in the race for mayor of Oro Valley.

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Marana

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OV faces pay, hiring freezes under proposed budget

Oro Valley employees don't get pay raises, some town departments consolidate and a hiring freeze stays in place under next year's budget proposal.

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Copper Town Days will dig up mining past

Copper Town Days will dig up mining past

Mining will take center stage again during Copper Town Days Saturday, a first-time event at San Manuel High School that aims to reunite former mine employees and their families.

April 15, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Thornydale strip mall reawakens

Thornydale strip mall reawakens

A strip mall that once sat unfinished on the northwest side is getting a new lease on life.

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Funding cuts put transit system at risk

Funding cuts put transit system at risk

State funding cuts could put Oro Valley's transit system for senior citizens and the disabled in jeopardy.

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Marana

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Picture Rocks

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Village is on verge of completion

Village is on verge of completion

A strip mall that once sat unfinished on the northwest side is getting a new lease on life.

April 08, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Oro Valley council member resigns

Oro Valley Councilwoman Salette Latas has resigned from her post.

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Marana

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Town is working with school to stem breakout of graffiti

Incidents of graffiti are on the rise in Oro Valley, and efforts are under way to combat it.

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Group seeks to raise $750K for tech in Amphi district

A nonprofit organization has launched a campaign to raise $750,000 to replace old technology in the Amphitheater Public Schools district.

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Desert Readers do more than recite

Desert Readers do more than recite

For Roger Allen, any day is good for reading to an audience. But a holiday gives him a chance to add a little pizazz.

March 25, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Desert Readers do more than recite

For Roger Allen, any day is good for reading to an audience. But a holiday gives him a chance to add a little pizazz.

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Desert Readers do more than recite

For Roger Allen, any day is good for reading to an audience. But a holiday gives him a chance to add a little pizazz.

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Golden Goose's new digs just ducky

Golden Goose's new digs just ducky

The Golden Goose Thrift Shop in Catalina has moved into its long-anticipated new building.

March 18, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Student of the week

Student of the week

Kelsey Grace Marie Gates

March 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

OV voters oust Loomis, approve 'home rule' option

Oro Valley voters have spoken. They want a new mayor.

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Fire district eyes foothills-area annexation

Fire district eyes foothills-area annexation

The Mountain Vista Fire District, which recently annexed the southern portion of Oro Valley, now has set its sights on expanding to the foothills.

March 11, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Town gives school a break to open at shopping center

BASIS Charter School plans to open its third campus this fall at an Oro Valley shopping center.

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BASIS expands to shopping center

BASIS Charter School plans to open its third campus this fall at an Oro Valley shopping center.

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BASIS school is opening new campus in Oro Valley

BASIS Charter School plans to open its third campus this fall at an Oro Valley shopping center.

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Oro Valley voters kick out Mayor Loomis; successor will be chosen in May 18 runoff

Oro Valley voters have spoken. They want a new mayor.

March 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

OV may create funding source

The Oro Valley Town Council seems inclined to establish an Industrial Development Authority, but it has decided to study it further before making a final decision.

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Public-art fund may be used for upkeep

Public-art fund may be used for upkeep

Some of the artwork that graces Oro Valley may need a touchup, but who will pick up the cost still is up for discussion.

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OV program helps people get rid of unwanted Rx drugs

An Oro Valley program that encourages people to safely dispose of prescription drugs got rave reviews last week from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Town is working to make transit system self-supporting

Town is working to make transit system self-supporting

As state budget woes continue, the Oro Valley Town Council is pondering whether it is feasible for Coyote Run to become a self-supporting enterprise.

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2 Oro Valley workers laid off

A continuing slowdown in residential construction is being blamed for the layoffs of two Oro Valley employees this week.

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OV to release $1.36M in shared taxes

The town of Oro Valley this week is expected to release about $1.36 million in payments owed to companies as part of tax-revenue-sharing deals that encouraged development.

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Oro Valley set to release funds to developers

Oro Valley set to release funds to developers

The town of Oro Valley this week is expected to release about $1.36 million in payments owed to commercial companies as part of tax-revenue sharing deals that encouraged development.

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Court rules agreements like those forged in OV are unconstitutional

Although an Arizona Supreme Court ruling issued Monday should not affect existing sales-tax revenue-sharing agreements, it will change how Oro Valley treats new subsidy pacts, the town attorney said.

January 28, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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