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Health Rules! By J. J. Lamb

Healthy living and health education is nothing new. Each generation discovers new information and incorporates it into the social and educational fabric of daily life in ways that are relevant at the time. In the late 1920s, the Pima County...

Bingo Night by Trent Thomas

Coverall, chevron, crazy kite, cactus, six pack anywhere, and B&O railroad. These are some of the different ways to win bingo each Thursday night on the north side of Corona. Organized by the American Legion Post 109, the weekly bingo games...

Faces of Vail: Bob and Linda Long by...

Bob and Linda Long grew up on the East Coast (Bob in New York and Linda in Pennsylvania) with a common dream of retiring out west. When Bob retired from General Electric, the couple was living just east of Albuquerque. One particularly snowy...

Road Rage by Robert Steele

With the coming of summer the roads begin to fill up with vacationers leaving our area for cooler climes as well as snowbirds returning home. This year in Vail we have major road construction clogging up our primary thoroughfares, rendering...

Resourceful Thinking by Angela deVesty

“The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.” I read this recently and it spoke to me.  Whatever stage of life you are in, you have a gift that can benefit others.  Whether it’s a helping hand...

Jacob Russo completes boot

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob N. Russo graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio located in San Antonio, Texas. Airman Russo completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline...

12 Sonoran Desert Tortoise

Sonoran Desert Tortoise by John R. Leeper On a hike within the Rincon Mountain District’s Saguaro National Park, one of the longest-lived yet most newly named residents crossed my trail (Photo 1.). It was a mature Sonoran Desert...

Pianist Nicholas Turner

Vail resident and Pianist Nicholas Turner, age 17, won the 2017 Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Competition sponsored by the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Turner won a $1,000 cash prize and was invited to solo with the orchestra in...

Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School Science...

Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School is grateful for a supportive community. The school welcomed nearly twenty judges from the Vail community on Wednesday, the 8th of February to judge the annual science fair. Many were repeat judges who found the...

Tips on what to Look for in a Quality...

The Vail Unified School District is recognized as one of the top-performing school districts in Arizona, winning countless awards and receiving national recognition. A division of VUSD, Vail Community Programs, which operates many certified 5...