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COVER STORIES

Elevate Your Life: Gecko Climbing Gym opens and invites you to climb to new heights By Michelle Talsma Everson When you ask North Phoenix resident and local entrepreneur Chris Tansey to talk about his new venture, Gecko Climbing Gym, the excitement is evident. Located at 24400 N. 19th Avenue, Suite 115, in Phoenix, Gecko Climbing Gym officially opens its doors this month, offering local climbers of all abilities—from those who... - Read More... DVUSD Welcomes Local Families to Register for Kindergarten Learn why our local district’s kindergarten program shines for its little learners It’s hard to believe, but the time has arrived to register for kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year. Luckily for local families, Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) offers a free full-day kindergarten program at all of their K-6 and K-8 schools. “DVUSD kindergarten... - Read More... Mix It Up! MIXFIT Phoenix and Coach Kat are ready to help you make 2021 the healthiest year ever By Michelle Talsma Everson Last year, MIXFIT Phoenix closed twice for a total of five months due to state-mandated COVID-19 safety measures that impacted gyms across Arizona. Thanks to the close-knit community built around the North Phoenix fitness studio and... - Read More... World of Illumination A bright idea in entertainment In a brave new world, where the height of entertainment is seeing what recently dropped on Netflix, one Valley business is working to burst the boredom bubble — just in time for the holidays. World of Illumination — the largest drive-through animated light show in the world — has two Valley locations,... - Read More... West-MEC: Career-driven, student-focused educational opportunities Throughout 2020, schools and students alike have faced unprecedented challenges. Now, as Arizona starts to revive, students are looking for the education option that best fits their needs. Some schools are offering online learning while others are offering a hybrid learning model. Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC), a local public career and technical education... - Read More... Compassionate Care: White Dove Assisted Living Homes provides personalized care for elderly loved ones By Michelle Talsma Everson At White Dove Assisted Living Homes, owners Marinela “Nellie” and John Bora emphasize that the residents are “not just numbers on a door”—they get to know each one and are honored to care for them and welcome them home. “We know them by name; we know who they are and customize their... - Read More... HonorHealth Sonoran Crossing Medical Center Opens, Care centered around you that is close to home The wait is over and now north Phoenix and Anthem residents can call Sonoran Crossing Medical Center their new official neighborhood hospital. Blossoming directly from the beautiful desert acreage on the east of the I-17 and south of Carefree Highway, the three-story, 210,000-square-foot, 70-bed hospital will soon be accepting new patients. “The services and extraordinary care... - Read More... Harness the Power of the Sun Sunsolar Solutions Helps Locals To Go Solar And Save Big By Michelle Talsma Everson When you think of renewable energy, the first type that may come to mind is solar power. Solar energy works by capturing the sun’s energy and turning it into electricity through solar panels—and with an average of 300 days of sunshine a... - Read More... Lookout Tavern Celebrates Its Grand Re-Opening With a refreshed look and new menu items, Lookout Tavern is ready for you to enjoy its grub, games and cocktails By Michelle Talsma Everson When Lookout Tavern had to close its doors to in-house dining due to COVID-19 precautions, owner Kevin Stout, his wife Erica, and their managing partner Todd Ahlf, decided to turn lemons... - Read More... The Importance of Estate Planning with a Professional Attorney Libby Banks helps locals plan for the future By Michelle Talsma Everson Attorney Libby Banks is passionate about a unique area of law—so passionate in fact, it’s what she focuses on exclusively. Banks’ area of expertise is estate planning, probate and trust administration. Essentially, she helps clients of all ages plan for what happens to... - Read More... Iron Doors Arizona Adding style and security to your home or business By Michelle Talsma Everson Steve Yagudayev, CEO of Iron Doors Arizona, knows his way around entryways. The owner of Iron Doors Arizona, LLC, for the past four years, Yagudayev has worked hard as the business has become the largest iron door company in the state with Arizona’s largest showroom, too. “At Iron Doors Arizona, we design... - Read More... Letter From The Publishers March 25, 2020 Our Valued Readers, We are always ‘working ahead’ in our world. Our newspapers are written, designed, printed and sent to the Post Office up to two weeks prior to you receiving it in your mailbox. With particularly fast-moving news like what is going on today with COVID-19, we are now pushing relevant, timely... - Read More... Deer Valley Unified School District Welcomes Two New Schools for 2020-2021 School Year With the current growth and development happening in the North Phoenix and Deer Valley area, the Deer Valley Unified School District is following suit — and adding two new schools to the District. Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, residents in the neighborhood can looking forward to additional school choices. The Traditional Academy at Bellair This... - Read More... Spring Training is Up to Bat this Month By Molly Cerreta Smith One of the greatest times of the year to be a valley resident, in my opinion, is during Spring Training! The amazing weather, the array of beautiful stadiums and the amount of sheer baseball talent that flocks to the valley throughout February and March in the name of Spring Training all... - Read More... Building Peace of Mind: Luna Azul Opens in North Phoenix By Molly Cerreta Smith Phase One of Luna Azul Community opened in October of last year, but this beautiful utopian pocket neighborhood is one man’s dream 10 years in the making. Mark Roth, founder and project developer of Luna Azul, and his wife initially began dreaming of a future home for their daughter, who has... - Read More... Weight loss resolutions: Is it time to consider bariatric surgery? Every year, countless resolutions are made following the holidays to “lose that extra weight once and for all.” While there is no magic solution, there is a medical solution at Abrazo Health hospitals. In the United States, more than two-thirds of the population suffer from obesity, and the numbers continue to increase. When diet, exercise... - Read More... YAM Properties Acquires The Shops at Norterra By Molly Cerreta Smith Bob Parsons, Arizona billionaire businessman and GoDaddy founder, has recently added The Shops at Norterra to his ever-expanding portfolio of commercial real estate via his company YAM Properties. Parsons purchased the shopping, dining and entertainment district located at the I-17 and Happy Valley Road for $108 million…in cash. However, he was... - Read More... Bridgewater Assisted Living The Solution to Low-Income Senior Living By Molly Cerreta Smith Seniors make up a large part of the Phoenix residence demographic. However, many are finding themselves in a situation where they cannot afford the growing costs of healthcare and assisted living. Particularly after the recession hit in 2007, seniors in their mid-60s to 70s lost much of their 401Ks and their... - Read More...

CITY NEWS

Cox introduces new technology enabling customers with physical disabilities to control the Contour video guide with their eyes PHOENIX – Cox today unveiled new technology in Phoenix and Tucson that empowers people with disabilities to control thei April 1, 2021 Read More.. Arizona Balloon Classic Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary April 30-May 2 The Arizona Balloon Classic by Arizona Events Group will be hosting its 10th annual festival Friday, April 30 through Sunday, M April 1, 2021 Read More.. FTC Sends Nearly $50 Million in Refunds to University of Phoenix Students The Federal Trade Commission is sending payments totaling nearly $50 million to more than 147,000 University of Phoenix (UOP) s April 1, 2021 Read More.. The City of Phoenix Approves Funding to Make Streets Safer; A Roadway Safety Action Plan In The Works Mayor Kate Gallego and members of the Phoenix City Council have recently approved a new, multi-million-dollar investment to mak April 1, 2021 Read More.. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Opens for 2021 Season Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, located at 4243 W. Pinnacle Peak Road in Glendale, just opened back up for the 2021 summer season. March 31, 2021 Read More.. Phoenix Hosting Virtual Budget Hearings in April for 2021-22 Budget By Jenna-Lee Neff Each year, the Phoenix City Charter requires the development and approval of a balanced budget and communi March 31, 2021 Read More.. Farewell and Thank You By Vice Mayor Thelda Williams,City of Phoenix Council District 1 Phoenix voters gave me the great honor to serve them as the March 31, 2021 Read More.. TSMC Begins Hiring for North Valley Plant By Jenna-Lee Neff Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun the hiring process, looking to fill a number o March 31, 2021 Read More.. “Keep Our Planet Neat, Recycle Your Car Seat” Event Takes In Used Car Seats Until April 16 NARPRO (Network of Auto Repair Professionals) is collecting old, expired, and damaged car seats that volunteers will take apart March 31, 2021 Read More.. Free Virtual Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Jobs Across Arizona UNMET Jobs, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), is hosting a virtual hiring event for both employers and March 31, 2021 Read More.. Phoenix Holocaust Association to Hold Virtual Yom HaShoah Commemoration The Phoenix Holocaust Association will hold its annual communitywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration to honor the memory of those who March 17, 2021 Read More.. EARLY GIVING FOR ARIZONA GIVES DAY BEGINS MARCH 16 Early giving begins March 16 for individuals wishing to make donations toward the ninth annual Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour sta March 16, 2021 Read More.. DrivingMBA Opens a West Valley Location to Help Locals Stay Safe on the Road By Amy Wolff For most teenagers, getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage and something they dream about for years. March 1, 2021 Read More.. Outlets at Anthem Commissions Student-Created Mural to Spread Love, Kindness For most people in the Valley, 2020 wasn’t exactly the year they hoped for. But as history has shown, adversity often leads t March 1, 2021 Read More.. A Deer Valley Teen Serves His Community and Becomes an Eagle Scout By Emma Wolff For most teenage boys, the COVID-19 pandemic was a great excuse to stay inside and play videogames all day. Bu March 1, 2021 Read More.. A Small Business Makes a Big Impact in Keeping the Community Clean By Jenna-Lee Neff A trip down any highway in Arizona makes one thing obvious: litter in the state is becoming a major elemen March 1, 2021 Read More.. Community-led Group Prioritizes Mental Health in North Phoenix By Jenna-Lee Neff According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention, the public health actions necessary to reduce March 1, 2021 Read More.. Rhea Lana’s of Northwest Phoenix Hosts Spring 2021 Consignment Event The ideal annual event for local families, Rhea Lana’s of Northwest Phoenix presents the “consignment event of the season March 1, 2021 Read More.. ADOT Officers Combat Human Trafficking Through Training, Awareness
Fighting the practice is a year-round mission at ports of entry, elsewhere
Human trafficking is a growing worldwide problem and one of the most powerful enforcement tools to combat this crime is part of March 1, 2021 Read More..
The AZ Rockabilly Bash will Rock You March 26 – 28 Photo Courtesy of Craig Rusboldt The 10th annual AZ Rockabilly Bash is going to be held at Pleasant Harbor (8708 W. Harbor B March 1, 2021 Read More.. The Shops at Norterra Welcomes Exciting, New Tenants The Shops at Norterra’s 350,000-square-foot center offers more than 60 unique shopping, dining, personal and professional ser March 1, 2021 Read More.. Flying Legends of Victory Tour Bring Iconic World War II Aircrafts to Deer Valley Airport Photo Courtesy of Airbase Arizona Do you want a chance to experience a Living History Flight in a fully restored B-17, C-47 February 28, 2021 Read More.. New Consumer Program Warns Against Paying Debts with Gift Cards By Julia Sandor and Kiersten MossPhoto by Kiersten Moss Consumers will start seeing new “STOP” signs at gift card displa February 28, 2021 Read More.. Eyes Wide Shut: What to Expect from Drivers Now that Recreational Weed is on the Streets By Marc Lamber Wide access to recreational marijuana is here in Arizona, creating new concerns from motorists on our roadway February 28, 2021 Read More.. Planning on Attending Spring Training Games? Here’s What You Should Know By Regina BurgessPhotos Alina Nelson Batter up. Mask up. Despite an offseason that suggested a delay to the start of spri February 28, 2021 Read More.. Barrett-Jackson is Back March 20 - 27 With COVID-19 Safety Measures in Place Barrett-Jackson, dubbed “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions,” will offer more than 1,100 genuine automobilia ite February 28, 2021 Read More.. Phoenix Water Debuts New Activity Book with Stormwater Hopper Phoenix Water’s mascot, Hopper, is a friendly desert toad that represents stormwater education. In Hopper’s newly released February 1, 2021 Read More.. Girl Scouts-Cactus Pine Council Build “Cookie Castle” at The Shops at Norterra As with many things this year, selling homes and cookies is being done differently which is why Homie Arizona has partnered wit February 1, 2021 Read More.. Travel Tips from ADOT: Staying Safe While in the Driver’s Seat By Ethan Kispert In the city of Phoenix, automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of death. According to an Arizon February 1, 2021 Read More.. Happy Valley Towne Center’s Tenants Hiring As the world continues to navigate the “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic, Happy Valley Towne Center is continuing t February 1, 2021 Read More..

REAL ESTATE & HOME

BUSINESS

New Phoenix Small Business Toolbox Helps Connect Local Small Businesses to Much-Needed Resources Several city of Phoenix departments have resources for small businesses that can now be reached directly from the Small Busines April 1, 2021 Read More.. Four Changes of the 2020 Tax Season By Tom Wheelwright, CPA If you have more questions than usual regarding your taxes, you’re not alone. The effects of the c March 2, 2021 Read More.. Hiring Tips and Resources for a New Job in 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on almost every sector of the economy. Many Arizonans were laid off or furloughed. January 11, 2021 Read More.. 12 Ways to Support Local Small Businesses In The New Year The New Year can bring on new problems for small businesses. Why? Because consumers supported them during the holidays and give January 11, 2021 Read More.. Why You Need To Re-Vamp Your Website in 2021 By Janae Peterson, Vice President of BPetersonDesign It’s no secret that 2020 was a difficult year to say the least. We wa December 31, 2020 Read More.. The Benefits of Crafty Virtual Team Builders By Heidi Koffman and Emily Wottreng It’s pretty fair to say that 2020 is the year of national anxiety and depression—and December 1, 2020 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Tamra Wyman of Wyman Plumbing & Mechanical LLC Hi, my name is... Tamra Wyman My company & title is… Wyman Plumbing & Mechanical LLC A typical day in my life in September 26, 2020 Read More.. 6 Ways How to Support Your Favorite Local Business in a Time of Need It’s no secret that businesses of all shapes and sizes are struggling right now. The recent pandemic has virtually put the wor April 15, 2020 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Joe Pepp Hi, my name is... Joe Pepp My company and title is…. Extra Mile Painting Company, Owner A typical day in my life include April 10, 2020 Read More.. Hi, my name is... Darrell Peruch Hi, my name is... Darrell Peruch My company and title is.... A-Authentic Garage Door Service Co., President A typical day April 9, 2020 Read More.. Hi, our names are ... John and Trish Degraaf Hi, our names are ... John and Trish Degraaf Our company and titles are... Triton Cabinets, President and Vice President A April 9, 2020 Read More.. Hi, My Name Is... Lori Vraney Hi, my name is... Lori Vraney. My company & title is…. Families in Bloom LLC, I am a registered nurse, certified childb April 9, 2020 Read More.. companies currently hiring With unemployment skyrocketing nationally, many find themselves in the position of seeking new or additional employment. Here ar March 27, 2020 Read More.. 2019 TAX YEAR... KNOW BEFORE YOU FILE By William Spar, ARP As early as it is into 2020, people are already thinking about tax time - and with good reason, as April February 1, 2020 Read More.. The Power of Networking By Molly Cerreta Smith Networking is one of the most beneficial ways to take any business to the next level or for new busine January 31, 2020 Read More.. Phoenix Ranks Among Top 10 on Inc.’s 2020 Surge City list Phoenix has made it into the top 10 on Inc.’s 2020 Surge City list. Phoenix climbed two slots into the top 10 on the Inc. 2020 January 2, 2020 Read More.. Washington Federal Transforms into WaFd Bank Arizona By Alison Bailin Batz Washington Federal is one of the nation’s strongest banks. Within Arizona, it boasts $1.4 billion in December 3, 2019 Read More.. Hiring The Wrong People? Maybe You’re Asking Them The Wrong Questions A company’s intention in a job interview is to find the person who best fits a particular position. But recent research has s October 4, 2019 Read More.. Looking Up Going Into The Summer Months By Chris Keeley Phoenix Commercial Brokers Commercial real estate in the Deer Valley Airpark has been on fire over the last May 31, 2019 Read More.. Treasure your time together By Chris Keeley Phoenix Commercial Brokers My daughters Grandpa (Papa) died today. He had a long wonderful life and nothing May 1, 2019 Read More.. That ‘Aha!’ Moment: Ways Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration Entrepreneurship starts with an idea. One of the challenges once the business gets off the ground, though, is coming up with mo April 1, 2019 Read More.. Meet Investment advisor Vincent Esparza CFP, CLU, NSSA Vincent is an Investment Adviser Representative with American Portfolios Advisors, Inc. and SEC Registered Investment Advisor s April 1, 2019 Read More.. Deer Valley Airpark Shows Steady Growth By Chris Keeley Phoenix Commercial Brokers The Deer Valley Airpark commercial real estate market continues to flourish. Her February 28, 2019 Read More.. Why Are Some Women Entrepreneurs More Successful than Others? By Cindy Gordon According to an American Express study, female entrepreneurship grew by 114 percent between 1997 and 2017. I February 28, 2019 Read More.. ARP Tax Pro Answers Your Questions By ARP Tax Pro Q. When can I file my return? A. What this is really asking is, “When will the IRS start accepting returns January 31, 2019 Read More.. Esparza Achieves NSSA Advisors Certificate Esparza Achieves NSSA Advisors Certificate Certified Financial Planner Qualified to Help Retirees Select Best Time to Access January 1, 2019 Read More.. Ready to Move? By Chris Keeley Phoenix Commercial Brokers In every business there comes a time when working out of the garage is no longer January 1, 2019 Read More.. Profile On Local entrepreneur: Dave Bean My company & title is… Owner of David Bean, CPA, PLLC, a financial services firm that provides tax, bookkeeping & fin December 31, 2018 Read More.. The Appraisers Call Me! By Chris Keeley of Phoenix Commercial Brokers “Pick an area and work it tight.” That was some of the best knowledge we lear November 1, 2018 Read More.. Tips For Planning Your Employee Holiday Party Thanksgiving is just ahead of us and many employers are already stressing and focusing on end-of-year holiday parties for their November 1, 2018 Read More..

FAMILY AND EDUCATION

How to Avoid Back Pain When Working from Home By Dr. Tom Padilla One year after thousands of people moved to at-home workstations, back pain is on the rise. Already worth $100 billion a year, the back pain industry continues to grow. One cause may be your at-home office setup. If you’re struggli April 1, 2021 Read More... Camp Hubbard To Offer Activity-Filled Summer Day Camp at Three Valley Locations By Lila Baltman If you want your child to stay active, social, and “unplugged” this summer, Camp Hubbard is the perfect summer day camp option. Operating since 1998, this top-notch, co-ed sports camp is designed for ages 4.5 to 14. Kids have a grea April 1, 2021 Read More... How to Find the Right Summer Camp for Your Kid By Jill “Mamabug” Frier The summer months are coming soon and local parents are looking for ways to keep their kids busy or provide weekly childcare while they are out of school. One solution many parents take advantage of is summer camp. Here are March 31, 2021 Read More... Childhelp Hosts 14th Annual Wings Fashion Show in Virtual Format April 15 Childhelp will virtually host its 14th Annual Childhelp Wings Fashion Show on Thursday, April 15 at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support the lifesaving services provided to abused and neglected children in Arizona through the Childhelp Children’s March 31, 2021 Read More... DVUSD Recognizes Teachers and Rookies of the Year The DVUSD Governing Board recently began recognizing the 2019-20 Teachers and Rookies of the Year and will honor additional teachers during future Board Meetings. Deer Valley Education Foundation (DVEF) Board President Charly Filipek presented the honoree March 1, 2021 Read More... Arizona Funds Day Programs and Transportation for Adults with Disabilities By Jodi Dougan,CEO of Ascend Academy of Arizona Did you know there is state funding for disabled individuals after high school to continue a productive daily program? To qualify for the state reimbursement, your loved one must meet the following cri March 1, 2021 Read More... Helping Students Thrive During Trying Times
Leadership Society of Arizona
offers a summer program for today’s tweens and teens
By Michelle Talsma Everson Seventh through twelfth grades are years of big changes where young students go from tweens learning to juggle multiple classes to seniors making decisions on what to do post-graduation. During these formative years, while le February 28, 2021 Read More...
Take a Look at the DVUSD Special Report to the Community By Dr. Finch Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) has been on a run of winning awards these past couple of years. Our laser focus on our community and staff-driven Strategic Plan has successfully propelled the district in the same direction for February 8, 2021 Read More... Arizona History: A Rootin’ Tootin’ Legend of the West By Jill “MamaBug” Frier On Valentine’s Day, Arizona will celebrate its 109th birthday. It took 49 years for Arizona to become a state from the time it was first declared a territory, but the 48th state finally was admitted to the Union on Februar February 1, 2021 Read More... Aging workforce, technical skills shortage and the importance of CTE By Greg Donovan, Superintendent at Western Maricopa Education Center America is dealing with an unprecedented shortage of skilled labor. The Department of Labor reports that while there are 7.6 million unfilled jobs, only 6.5 million people were lookin January 11, 2021 Read More... Wild Animal Rescue In Arizona By Jill “MamaBug” Frier One of the many reasons we love living in the Sonoran Desert is that it is home to an abundance of wildlife. Coyotes and their kits roam freely across the desert behind our home, while hawks, owls, and falcons soar above the December 31, 2020 Read More... Three DVUSD Schools named A+ Schools of Excellence The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) recently announced the 2020 A+ Schools of Excellence, recognizing educational excellence at three Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) schools. The A+ program provides schools with a comprehensive plan and e December 31, 2020 Read More... The Free January 16 Itty Bitty Open Introduces The Littlest of Golfers to the Sport In its thirty third year, the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) will host the 2021 Itty Bitty Open on January 16 at numerous Valley-wide locations. Open to all kids age 3-5 years old, the free event offers three clinic times per location starting December 31, 2020 Read More... Great Wolf Lodge The Annual Snowland Celebration Offers Frosty Fun for the Whole Family Great Wolf Lodge celebrates the most festive time of year with its annual Snowland celebration taking place now through January 3, 2021. As part of its Paw Pledge, Great Wolf Lodge November 30, 2020 Read More... Find a Winter Wonderland…In Arizona! By Jill “MamaBug” Frier When you live in the Valley of the Sun you don’t usually give much thought to snow and ice, even on the coldest winter days. We love our sunny, warm weather here in the desert and cherish our temperate winters. But for peo November 30, 2020 Read More... Local Radio Show Host Rich Berra Releases Holiday Books for Kids You hear him every weekday morning on 104.7 KISS FM’s Johnjay and Rich Show, but radio host Rich Berra is also the author of two wildly popular holiday children’s books. The Tale of Christmas Steve, released in 2017, and its sequel Christmas Steve Mee November 30, 2020 Read More... Class Presidents Share Their Experiences as BGHS Bulldogs Yahir Lopez, Senior Class President,Barry Goldwater High SchoolAs a class of 2021 future graduate, I am glad to say I am graduating as a Barry Goldwater Bulldog. Ever since kindergarten, I knew Barry Goldwater was my designated high school and couldn’t November 30, 2020 Read More... Examining the Past to Make Better Decisions in the Present By Lynn Palacios, Instructional Coach, Barry Goldwater High School For many of us, high school history classes involved memorizing names and dates, regurgitating them on a test, replacing them in our brains with new names and dates, and repeating th November 1, 2020 Read More... COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Holiday Celebrations Information Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Thanksgiving and the holidays are a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together. Travel increases the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. S November 1, 2020 Read More... Celebrate the Holidays Arizona-Style By Jill “MamaBug” Frier It is the season for the wonders and magic of the holidays. Arizona brings its own special flavor to the holidays, with western scenes, cowboy Christmas celebrations, stunning luminaria displays, and unforgettable desert magi November 1, 2020 Read More... Investing in the Community: BGHS English Teachers Pay it Forward with Time, Talent and Treasure By Lynn Palacios, Instructional Coach, Barry Goldwater High School As cities, neighborhoods and families continue to reel from the effects of COVID-19, we have witnessed the important and wide-ranging roles schools play in our communities. Schools educa October 2, 2020 Read More... Carve Out Some Fun Pumpkin Nights at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offer so much fun it’s scary! Every Thursday through Sunday night through Halloween from 6-10 p.m. Valley families will have the opportunity to get into the fall season, as the Fairmont Scottsdale Princ October 1, 2020 Read More... Let’s Get Cooking! Teaching Kids How to Navigate the Kitchen By Jill “MamaBug” Frier The holiday season is fast approaching, which makes this a great time of year to start giving your kids some practical life skills by helping you in the kitchen. Getting your kids involved in the holiday food preparation is a October 1, 2020 Read More... Flu in a World of COVID-19: Why This Year’s Flu Shot is Critical By Dr. Tara Ostrom It’s 100+ degrees out, so you may not be thinking about flu season. However, there are sporadic cases of flu here in Arizona, according to community health data from Maricopa County, and already doctors are recommending people make September 1, 2020 Read More... Tortilla Flat: A Piece of Arizona’s Old West History By Jamie Killin While Arizona has come a long way from its Old West roots as Phoenix becomes one the country’s largest and fastest-growing cities, there are still places that hold a piece of Arizona’s timeless history and transport its visitors back September 1, 2020 Read More... Superhero September: Hope is Stronger Than Fear By Michelle Talsma Everson An award-winning law veteran, Sean Reavie is the founder and president of the board of directors of Put on the Cape: A Foundation for Hope. This month, and all year-round, Reavie and his team of real life superheroes raise fun September 1, 2020 Read More... Resources for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren By Michelle Talsma Everson Sunday, September 13 is National Grandparents Day, a special time to recognize the grandparents in our lives and all that they do. With the COVID-19 pandemic, celebrations may look a little different this year though as famili September 1, 2020 Read More... Visiting National Monuments in Arizona By Jill Frier Arizona is known for its abundant natural beauty and majestic scenery. Many of our fantastic natural resources and awe-inspiring historical sights are specially preserved for the public as National Monuments. While National Parks are creat July 31, 2020 Read More... Art, Culture, and Science for Local Kids By Jill “MamaBug” Frier As parents and caregivers, we are constantly looking for opportunities to help our children grow and learn in creative, innovative ways. This is especially true these days while kids are largely stuck at home during the ups a July 31, 2020 Read More... Asset Protection for Your Heirs By Libby Banks, The Law Office of Libby Banks, PLLC The revocable living trust is a great estate-planning tool, but it does not protect your assets from your creditors. The assets in your trust are still considered your assets because you continue to ha July 31, 2020 Read More...

COMMUNITY

DINING & ENTERTAINMENT

Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows NetflixDad Stop Embarrassing MeJamie Foxx returns to television (well, streaming TV) in a new series inspired by his relationsh March 31, 2021 Read More.. The Wigwam: Enjoy historic charm & modern amenities at this West Valley resort The Wigwam, Arizona’s award-winning 440-acre resort, couples historic charm with a truly modern sense of adventure. Situated March 31, 2021 Read More.. Easter Brunch At Sanctuary Resort On Sunday, April 4, elements at Sanctuary On Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa will delight guests with a chee March 16, 2021 Read More.. Must Watch March 2021 Yes Day: Allison and Carlos are always saying no to their kids, but still want to show that they still care. So, they make an a March 2, 2021 Read More.. The Good, the bad and the downright ugly The films of this year’s Sundance Film Festival - soon to be on a screen near you? Censor: Censor reminded me a lot of the February 28, 2021 Read More.. Awaken a New Sense of Spirit at CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa Nestled just outside of Scottsdale, CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa is a playground of wellbeing. A destination wellness resor February 28, 2021 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows NetflixMalcolm & MarieThis film starts out focusing on a couple taking time out to spend some alone time together after a s February 1, 2021 Read More.. A Boutique Escape in Paradise Valley Mountain Shadows offers artful design and dramatic views Mountain Shadows resort set the benchmark for desert luxury and dis February 1, 2021 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Netflix Pieces of a WomanThis is a tragic tale that will be a tough watch for some. The life of a woman is shattered after a December 31, 2020 Read More.. Uptown Phoenix’s First Boutique Hotel: ARRIVE Phoenix is Handcrafted by Locals Photos by Kristin Teig Now open, and featuring high-tech safety protocols, ARRIVE Phoenix invites visitors and locals alike December 31, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows NetflixThe Christmas Chronicles 2A follow up to the 2018 film, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus return when a new threat against the November 30, 2020 Read More.. Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown Full-Service Hotel with Boutique Feel Offers Local Experience & Two New Dining Concepts Owned and developed by Driftwood Ca November 1, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Netflix The Liberator The Liberator brings to the screen a unique take on the stories of WW2 by presenting it in rotoscope ani November 1, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Amazon prime Welcome to the Blumhouse The beginning of a partnership with Amazon and Blumhouse, this October will bring four October 1, 2020 Read More.. Family-Friendly Fall and Halloween Events Across the State Compiled by Veronica Leon Fall is here and that means fall festivals, apple picking, hayrides, and Halloween. We know you’r October 1, 2020 Read More.. Arizona Restaurant Week Dine In or Take Out Returns Arizona Restaurant Week has proven to be one of the most beloved and well-attended culinary events around the state. While it ha September 1, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Netflix I’m Thinking Of Ending Things A woman takes a trip with her boyfriend to meet his parents for the first time. It’s September 1, 2020 Read More.. Dining Out Safely During COVID-19 By Molly Cerreta Smith Dining out provides much more than simple nourishment — it’s one of the most popular ways people i July 31, 2020 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Hulu Palm Springs Two wedding guests find themselves trapped in a never-ending time loop. Over time, their relationship builds July 31, 2020 Read More.. Arizona Restaurant Weeks: Dine in or Take Out When COVID-19 threatened the very core of the food and beverage industry with closures in mid-March, restaurant owners responded June 1, 2020 Read More.. must watch shows and movies Netflix Da 5 Bloods A group of Vietnam veterans reunite decades later to return to the country. There they seek to find the re June 1, 2020 Read More.. Must Watch Shows and Movies NETFLIX Tigertail A multigenerational story about a man who attempts to reconcile with his daughter. In order to do that, he w May 1, 2020 Read More.. must watch shows and movies Whether you are feeling sick or well, staying home will help slow the spread of COVID-19. Take this opportunity to spend quality March 27, 2020 Read More.. Safe Use of Parks and Open Spaces During the COVID-19 Outbreak The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) prepared the following statement in support of the safe use of parks and ope March 26, 2020 Read More.. Like No Other – The “Other” Q Bar & Grill Finding a bar and grill in the Valley of the Sun is not a difficult task. Finding one with great food, excellent prices and a pr March 2, 2020 Read More.. Movie Releases - March 2020 March 6 Onward The Way Back Bacurau (limited) First Cow (limited) Sorry We Missed You (limited) March 13 Bloodshot The February 28, 2020 Read More.. Movie Reviews - March 2020 Bad Boys for Life Mike and Marcus have to deal with the fallout of an enemy that Mike put away long ago. Bad Boys for Life pro February 28, 2020 Read More.. Movie Releases - February 2020 February 7 Birds Of Prey (And the fantabulous emancipation of one Harley Quinn) The Lodge (Limited) February 14 The Photog January 31, 2020 Read More.. Movie Reviews - February 2020 By AD Beal Uncut Gems The Safdie brothers might currently be the best directors at making an audience root for the most irre January 31, 2020 Read More.. 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