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Construction Zone

Bridge over Union Pacific RR This project began Spring 2017 and will be complete in two years by Spring 2019. By the first of 2018 the side currently used by drivers will be taken down and the new span will be open. At no point will be bridge...

My Dog Becky

Becky was discovered running down the middle of a busy street by my daughter. She knew I wanted another dog, so she called me to meet her rescued stray. When I met Becky, she gazed right into my eyes and cocked her head to one side, as if to...

Road Repair and Your Taxes

Our office has recently received numerous calls from District 4 constituents questioning their latest property tax statement. They have noted that the newly-instituted road property tax is a separate line item, and that yes, as they further...

Vail Serves Vail and Hurricane Victims

In response to the recent hurricanes, two Senita Valley Elementary School 4th graders decided they were going to help the victims. Nadine Ponce de Leon and Karly Guenaga created the poster shown below and asked their principal if they could...

Rainbow Bridge

A century ago, Anglos first heard about a magnificent natural bridge shaped like a rainbow and larger than the Capitol Dome.  In 1909, through serendipity, an archaeology Professor and a government surveyor, contacted southwest explorer, John...

Responding to Disaster

As we have seen in the news recently, four hurricanes have made landfall, causing a massive amount of damage and untold suffering in the gulf coast region, Caribbean Islands, and specifically the states of Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. At a...

Meet Our Intern: Destiny Martin

At the Vail Voice, we’re proud supporters, advocates, and champions of Southeast Tucson, so when it came time to bring an intern on board, we knew we wanted a student from the Vail School District. Welcome, Destiny Martin, a senior at Cienega...

Resourceful Thinking

Benevolence – “the quality of being well meaning; kindness.”  Whether you read the paper or watch the news on TV, it seems more and more challenging to recognize this remarkable human virtue in today’s world… or is it?  Luckily for...

Colossal Cave Dedication

  The dedication of the Colossal Cave Road Project on Sept. 9th was truly a celebration! The Vail Preservation Society is proud to have worked with many residents, youth and teachers from six schools, artist Royce Davenport, and Pima...