Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 25, 2015 – Hot Topics, Tucson Worship Conference, OV Views

We start the show with Hot Topics including the homeless downtown and in Pima County, and Congresswoman Martha McSally’s op ed in USA Today about funding the Department of Homeland Security and comprehensive immigration reform

Then it’s the upcoming Tucson Worship Conference.  Go to www.tucsonworshipconference.com for more information and to register

Then in Oro Valley Views we talk about the Oro Valley Police Department’s High Visibilty Enforcement (HiVE)

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February 24, 2015 – Hot Topics, Sold No More

We start with Hot Topics including the President vetoing the Keystone XL Pipeline, Red Light Cameras, and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department forming a task force to look into homelessness problems in the NW part of Tucson metro

Then it’s Sold No More talking about education and enforcement concerning the sex trade, how Pima County has declared itself a sex trade free zone, and an upcoming comedy event on April 24th at Victory Worship Center to raise money for Sold No More

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February 23, 2015 – Hot Topics, Veritas Forum

We start the show with Hot Topics including an NBC interview with Kayla Mueller’s family about how the administration trading 5 Taliban terrorists for Bowe Bergdahl hurt the chances of Kayla being released by ISIS.  Also, the proposed red light camera ban gets shot down in the Arizona Senate.

Then it’s the Veritas Forum coming to the UofA Thursday night.

Veritas Flyer 2015

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February 20, 2015 – Author David Platt, Hot Topics, Off the Couch in the Old Pueblo

We start with best selling author, David Platt and his new book, “Counter Culture”

Then it’s Hot Topics with several bills moving through the state legislature that would make red light cameras illegal or limit their use

Finally it’s Off the Couch in the Old Pueblo with Arizona Game and Fish with a free event on Saturday to help kids of all ages learn how to fish

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February 18, 2015 – Pima County Smoking Insurance Increase, Goodwill, OV Views

We start with Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller who explains why she voted in favor of charging smokers more for their insurance.

Then we open the phone lines in reaction to the vote by the Pima County Supervisors

Then it was Goodwill Industries in studio talking about youth programs offering mentors, job opportunities, and other services

Finally we talk about upcoming events in Oro Valley with Oro Valley Views with co-host Don Cox

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February 17, 2015 – Water in the Colorado Basin, Immigration Update

First we talk with the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center to understand how they make their forecasts for water flow in the Colorado as well as the prognosis for the next few months

Then we talk with Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner who tells us that Border Patrol Agents in the Tucson Sector have been instructed not to pull over drunk drivers!  She also updates us on the law suit against the President’s overreach on immigration reform

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February 16, 2015 – Church Security, Homeless Downtown

Our first guest is Lisa VanHolsbeke who is helping churches develop security in these interesting times that we live in

Then we talk with City Councilman Steve Kozachik about the homeless that are living downtown and what can be done to move them to more sanitary conditions

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February 13, 2015 – Lou Waters, Off the Couch in the Old Pueblo

We spend the first 40 minutes or so with former Tucson TV Anchor, CNN Anchor, and current Oro Valley Vice Mayor getting to know him and talking about media and politics

Then it’s Off the Couch in the Old Pueblo with Nicole Armstrong-Best of Arizona State Parks talking about a program that will help families learn how to camp.  You can find out more at www.azstateparks.com/family

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February 12, 2015 – “A Republic No More”, UofA Update, Star Party

We start the show with Author Jay Cost who wrote the book, “A Republic No More” about how corruption in politics and government has weakened the benefits of separation of powers

Then it’s formerly unpaid intern Kyle with a UofA update

Finally we end with Astronomy Magazine previewing the total eclipse of the Sun in 2017 that will be visible only in the United States and a Star Party Saturday at Pima Community College’s East Campus.

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February 11, 2015 – US Kidnap Victim Families Concerns, Hot Topics, OV Views

Mike visits with Washington Examiner’s Susan Crabtree about complaints from families of kidnap victims and what the White House is not doing about it

Then it’s Hot Topics where we discuss the pothole problem in Tucson and Pima County and the planned repaving of part of Grant Road

Then it’s co-host Don Cox with this weeks Oro Valley Views with a list of what is happening in town

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