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Organizations of Vail

As I review the paper before it is sent to the printer, I notice that we have many organizations, (businesses and civic groups), involved in projects and activities that help the greater good of the community. As Supervisor Ray Carroll points...

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Carmen Santana Honored by Students at...

On Tuesday the 24th of May, graduating students of Vail Academy and High School honored Carmen Santana as the one staff member who made an impact on their lives. For the past six years, Carmen has served as the day porter not only taking care...

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Red Nose Day 

Staff at the local Walgreens store located at  9184 E Valencia Rd in Rita Ranch went out into the community to talk to local stores, shops, and businesses to get the word out about Red Nose Day.  Employees sold Red Nose’s for one...

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Living With Coyotes

by Jim Gressinger at Southern Arizona Guide (southernarizonaguide.com)  The Arizona Game and Fish Department estimates that about 200,000 coyotes live in Arizona. They are equally at home in the wild, in our cities and in the suburbs; anywhere...

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Del Webb Rancho Del Lago Pickleball Club

The Del Webb Rancho Del Lago Pickleball Club held its Spring Fun Tournament on Saturday, May 14th.  The registration fee for the 32 participants was a donation to the Vail Food Bank for IMPACT of Southern Arizona.  Thanks to the generosity...

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School Gets New Track From Community by...

May 19th was a big day for the students of Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School. Numerous corporate, nonprofit, and personal donations came together in front of an excited crowd of 640 students. The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) set out to meet...

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A Gift to the Future 

Dads, and moms, work daily to build a framework within their home, neighborhood, school and community that will nurture their children. We want children to feel secure so that they can explore the world with confidence. We want them to feel...

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Dream

Dear Claire, I had a dream, actually, a nightmare, that bothered me so much that I woke up and couldn’t fall back  to sleep. Although I haven’t had it again, I still think about it, and it still bothers me. In the dream, my wife and...