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Fire shuts down restaurant, clubhouse in Green Valley

Managers at Canoa Ranch Golf and Country Club have scrambled to provide services for members following a fire Sunday that shut down the clubhouse and Grill on the Green restaurant. The fire broke out in a wall of an exterior storage area about 3:45 a.m., according to the Green Valley Fire District. Firefighters found smoke…

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Water Heater Fire Sparks Evacuation

A smoldering fire erupted Wednesday morning when a homeowner opened a door to a water heater, prompting the evacuation of a Green Valley home. Rose Englund said she opened her hot water heater closet when looking for something and discovered the fire.  She called 911 and she and her husband evacuated their home in the…

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Headed for Christmas

Green Valley Fire District Firefighter Mark Savalle shakes hands with Green Valley resident Ferdinand LaRocca at the Stuff the Truck event Saturday outside Walmart.  GVFD and the international Association of Fire Fighters Local 4125 collected toys and cash donations for their Adopt-A-Family program throughout the day.  “Wherever I am, I do this,” said LaRocca, a…

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From Lemonade/Cupcakes to “Blessing Bags”

Sisters Kalley and Mckenzie Kosiorowski raised more than $200 for charity from a lemonade stand.  McKenzie is a force, unselfishly helping others as the weather turns chilly and holidays approach, a challenging time for many.  Last week she, sister Kailey, and others prepared 150 “Blessing Bags” to give to the homeless, stuffed with food, snacks…

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Two Vehicle Accident Closes Abergo Drive

Northbound Abrego Drive was shut down for about an hour Tuesday after a two-vehicle accident near Calle Nacrita in Sahuarita, just south of Duval Mine Road.  Three people were transported to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. One person declined transport.

Single Vehicle Rollover on I-19

Two people died and one person was injured Friday in a single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 19. The rollover occurred on southbound I-19 just south of Canoa Road at 4:54 p.m., according to the Department of Public Safety.  A DPS said the driver of a pickup lost control, drove off the road, onto the shoulder and…

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Cyclist Hit

A bicyclist in his 60s was struck by a minivan about 8:30 a.m. Saturday near Desert Bell Drive and Esperanza Boulevard in Green Valley.  The cyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Green Valley Fire District.  The driver was cited for failure to yield.

Golf Cart Rollover

A 66-year-old male driver of a golf cart was uninjured Wednesday morning after the vehicle rolled over at La Canada Drive and San Ignacio.  The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the cause of the incident.  Members of the Green Valley Fire District were on scene.

Quail Creek woman dies in house fire

A 68-year-old Sahuarita woman died in a house fire in the early morning hours on Saturday.  Green Valley Fire District crews found a house and garage in the 1800 block of East Wintergreen Drive in the Quail Creek Community fully engulfed when they arrived just after 5 a.m..  GVFD spokesman L.T. Pratt said that fire crews…

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