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Credit All Better A local company helps you build better credit for a better future An Experian study indicates that as many as thirty percent, or more, of Americans have bad or poor credit. In addition to that startling figure, 39 percent of Americans don’t have enough money on hand to cover a $400 emergency expense, according to... - Read More... The Future is Bright Sunsolar Solutions continues to grow and make a positive impact on the Valley By Michelle Talsma Everson During the COVID-19 pandemic, when many locally-owned companies had to downsize, Sunsolar Solutions was growing. In fact, the North Valley business, which first opened in 2015, has grown from 28 employees to over 100 in the last six months. “We... - Read More... Welcome to the Retreat at Alameda Learn more about the North Valley’s newest senior living community Photos By Kimberly Carrillo A brand new, vibrant senior living community, called The Retreat at Alameda, is now open in Northwest Phoenix. The Retreat is located in Norterra at 1920 W. Alameda Road on the corner of 19th Avenue and West Alameda Road. This new community,... - 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 some tips for finding the right summer camp, either in person... - Read More... The Doctors of Physical Therapy Helping patients to live their best lives today By Michelle Talsma Everson
Photos by Kimberly Carrillo
A lot of people have heard about physical therapy, but oftentimes, there’s still a mystique around what it actually is—especially for those who have never been treated by a physical therapist. According to the American Physical Therapy Association, a quality physical... - Read More...
New Year, New You Considering cosmetic surgery? Estetica Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery offers experienced, quality care with a personalized touch By Michelle Talsma Everson The decision to have cosmetic or reconstructive surgery is an extremely personal one filled with research, planning, bravery, and beautiful results. One local cosmetic surgeon who is highly qualified and understands all that goes into each... - Read More... Christmas at Schnepf Farms In a year when nearly everything is topsy turvy, it’s the traditions of holidays’ past that might just be our saving grace. But what happens when even holidays can’t look like they used to look—when the visit from Grandma just can’t happen and the usual big indoor gatherings are canceled? That’s where one local... - 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... The Boozy Breakfast - The Place to go on High Street for Breakfast, Brunch & Booze By Michelle Talsma Everson If you’re looking for a local place with delicious drinks, superb food, and a great vibe, look no further than The Boozy Breakfast, located on High Street. “A proper breakfast/brunch eatery on High Street has been one of the most frequent requests over the past several years,” says Charles Ferguson, senior vice... - Read More... Fight The Fall: FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center Helps Keep You On Your Feet By Michelle Talsma Everson This month ushers in the fall season—and it also happens to be that September 21 to 25 is National Fall Prevention Awareness Week. Luckily, the local FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center is here to help raise awareness of fall prevention and offer tools and resources to keep you on your feet. “The... - Read More... Make a Splash! Goldfish Swim School – North Scottsdale Opens its Doors By Michelle Talsma Everson When you talk to Sherry Scott about her new venture, Goldfish Swim School – North Scottsdale, you can hear the excitement in her voice. This month, the state-of-the-art swimming facility dedicated to teaching children as young as four months to swim, opens its doors at the Scottsdale 101 Shopping Center (7000... - 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... Affinity Wealth Advisory Group: How to Handle Market Volatility By Renee A. Hanson, Private Wealth Advisor, Affinity Wealth Advisory Group, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC The exhilarating anticipation of ticking up the roller coaster is quickly followed by the screams of the downward spiral to its eventual stop. We know the ride, yet we will stay the course because... - 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... Rocky Point Restaurant & Bar: Bringing South of the Border Food & Fun to High Street By Molly Cerreta Smith Rocky Point is one of my favorite getaways. The beautiful beaches, relaxed atmosphere and authentic fresh food are all highlights of each trip my family and I take to this South of the Border treasure. But now, there is a little bit of Rocky Point right here in Phoenix. Opened in... - 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... Haloe Health: Energizing the Community Opened in March of 2019 and recently renamed, Haloe Health is using an ancient-meets-technologically advanced method to reduce pain and rejuvenate patient’s health using nothing more than something that already resides within us all — energy. All former professional athletes, partners and co-founders of Haloe Health Roy Ellis, and brothers Kameron Loe and Cody Loe... - Read More... Sip Sip Hooray! Desert Ridge Marketplace Now Offers Sip & Stroll Hours Arizona and Vestar, the owner of Desert Ridge Marketplace in North Phoenix as well as Tempe Marketplace in Tempe and a multitude of other lifestyle centers around not only Arizona but the West, have made history by changing legislation to allow shoppers the first ever “sip and stroll” opportunity in the state. The Vestar owners... - Read More... everything beautiful artwalk: Building an Art Community in North Phoenix By Molly Cerreta Smith At this time last year, the first Everything Beautiful Artwalk was held as way to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Cast Salon and Spa, located at 5355 E. High Street in North Phoenix. But it was also the beginning of a movement to formulate a strong and supportive arts community in... - Read More... Dish It Out: Annual Event Transforms High Street Into Foodie Paradise Every October, High Street in North Phoenix transforms into a veritable foodie paradise - all to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP). Restaurants and beverage experiences line the main street offering up great bites and sips from some of the Valley’s most popular spots. Presented by Fry’s Food Stores, all proceeds... - Read More...


Drought Pipeline Project Combats Potential Shortages of Reliable Water By Jenna-Lee NeffImage Courtesy of the City of Phoenix For the first time ever, it is expected that this summer the federal July 30, 2021 Read More.. Community Centers Re-Open with COVID-19 Safety Measures The Phoenix City Council recently approved a plan for the tiered reopening of community centers, to resume the process for spec May 31, 2021 Read More.. Enjoy Family Fun while Shaded from the Sun this Summer at Desert Ridge Marketplace
Father’s Day specials, foam parties, funky umbrellas, and more!
Desert Ridge Marketplace is keeping things cool with a ton of family fun and colorful installations all summer long. Guests wil May 31, 2021 Read More..
City Council Creates New Office of Accountability and Transparency The Phoenix City Council recently approved an ordinance establishing the new Office of Accountability and Transparency (OAT). T May 31, 2021 Read More.. Fire Ban in Desert Parks and Preserves Now In Effect The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department has put into effect its annual ban of open fires in the city’s desert parks and m May 31, 2021 Read More.. Enjoy a Space-themed Epic Adventure at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Three, two, one… blast off! Enjoy an epic family trip around the galaxy during Outta This World Summer at the Princess. Guest May 31, 2021 Read More.. Subaru Presents Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld Subaru Presents Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld returns for an 8th spectacular year, Sun., July 4, from 5-10 p. May 31, 2021 Read More.. Deadline Extended for Arizona Travel ID The U.S. Department of Homeland Security just announced that it was extending the REAL ID full enforcement date from Oct. 1, 20 May 31, 2021 Read More.. Code:Red Heat Relief Effort In Need of Community Support This Summer Phoenix Rescue Mission is launching its 9th annual Code:Red Summer Heat Relief Campaign to ensure the Valley’s homeless popul May 31, 2021 Read More.. Wildfire Season Is One More Reason for Drivers to Use Extra Care
Don’t let your vehicle be the cause of a wildfire this summer
As warm, dry weather settles into our state, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is urging drivers to use extra car May 30, 2021 Read More..
Local Golfers Rejoice: PopStroke to Build Two New Valley Locations PopStroke Entertainment, co-owned by Tiger Woods and Greg Bartoli, recently announced two new Valley property agreements. Ag May 30, 2021 Read More.. Scottsdale Fitness Expert Makes a Big Splash with
All-New Water Exercise Book
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LGO Hospitality Announces New Buck &Rider Restaurant in North Scottsdale The team at LGO Hospitality is excited to announce that its popular Buck &Rider restaurant is coming to North Scottsdale at May 3, 2021 Read More.. Celebrate Mom, Music and Art at Desert Ridge Marketplace this May
Live entertainment, restaurant re-openings, fun giveaways, and more!
As the temperatures start to climb, Desert Ridge Marketplace is keeping things cool with an abundance of shopping, dining and e May 3, 2021 Read More..
Registration Now Open for Annual Charity Golf Tournament By Emma Wolff Did you know that 5.6 million people watched the Masters Tournament last month? If you were one of those golf May 3, 2021 Read More.. High Street to Host Two Outdoor Festivals May 8 and 9 By Emma Wolff High Street is hosting two outdoor socially-distanced events this month. Both events will take place at the po May 3, 2021 Read More.. Phoenix Small Business Hiring and Wages Show Pandemic Rebound Small company hiring in Phoenix moved into positive territory with March gains over February 2021, according to the Paychex IHS May 3, 2021 Read More.. Arizona Restaurant Week is Back May 21-30 The Arizona Restaurant Association is pleased to announce the return of Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) this spring. For 10 days May 3, 2021 Read More.. 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.. Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Charities Helps Complete Library Makeover By Noah Flack When Rhiannon Spetrini learned that the Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program was April 1, 2021 Read More.. New Report: Arizona To Add 325,000+ Jobs By Spring 2022 A new report released by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity is projecting strong job growth in the state over the next April 1, 2021 Read More.. Mid-year opening planned for Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital; Now Hiring Medical Staff Construction is nearly complete and a mid-year opening is planned for Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital near the intersection of Caref April 1, 2021 Read More.. Almond Tree Wedding Boutique to Close This Month; Deals Available For Local Brides Almond Tree Wedding Boutique just announced that it will be closing its doors this month after 12 years in business. The owner, April 1, 2021 Read More.. Two Local Businesses Set the Standard for Sustainability By Ethan Kispert For roughly 20 years, Liquidity Services’ Scottsdale office served as the main hub for employees througho April 1, 2021 Read More.. PVUSD Volunteers Partner with ASU Lodestar Center to Improve Service to Students By Alexandra Conforti, ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation Volunteer in Paradise (VIP), a program 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.. 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.. Experience the Power of Music at the Musical Instrument Museum The Musical Instrument Museum’s motto is that “music is the language of the soul.” Also known as MIM, the North Valley March 31, 2021 Read More..



Maricopa County #1; Greater Phoenix #2: Fastest U.S. Metro Growth in 2020 By Eric Jay Toll When the news gets out that Greater Phoenix is one of the top places in the nation to find a new job opport May 31, 2021 Read More.. Greater Phoenix Tops Nation in Small Business Wage Gains; Arizona Comes In Third By Eric Jay Toll Phoenix topped the nation with a 5.67 percent hourly wage hike, based on one-month annualized wage growth d May 31, 2021 Read More.. Greater Phoenix Adds Thousands of Jobs; Close to Pre-Pandemic Levels By Eric Jay Toll The Greater Phoenix metro area gained almost 10,000 jobs in March 2021 over February numbers in the Arizona May 31, 2021 Read More.. Arizona Tied for Top Spot in Nation for 2020 Personal Income Growth By Eric Jay Toll In February, Greater Phoenix gained 13,400 jobs over January 2021, putting the workforce within 3.6 percent May 3, 2021 Read More.. Phoenix-Funded Summer Jobs Program Looking for Employers to Hire Trained Youth; Training and Wages Paid Building a future workforce begins with the Phoenix Reach and Invest in Summer Youth Employment program. This annual Phoenix Yo April 1, 2021 Read More.. 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.. Out With the Old, In With the New By Libby Banks with the Law Office of Libby Banks, PLLC As we start the New Year, I want to talk about older methods of esta 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.. Talking to Your Executor (or Trustee) By Libby Banks, The Law Office of Libby Banks The holidays are just around the corner, and when the family gathers, it can be November 1, 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. 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Triton Cabinets, President and Vice President A 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.. 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.. Beware of greedy Landlords as Commercial Real Estate Continues to boom Dr. Scott is a successful chiropractor in the Valley. He built his business in a prime location, doing all the right things to b October 31, 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 March 7, 2019 Read More.. Profile On Local Entrepreneur: Alison Walsh My company is… a networking and socializing organization for women called Housewives in the City-Phoenix. You can find out mor 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.. Profile On Local Business: Luis Vazquez My company & title is… I am the owner and surgeon at Elite ENT. We are an ear, nose, and throat practice located in North October 1, 2018 Read More.. 5 Numbers to Stay on Top of to Build Wealth in Your Business By Cindy Gordon  Business Rescue Coaching, LLC  Many small business owners don’t take advantage of the information within t August 30, 2018 Read More.. 3 Things Productive Entrepreneurs Do at the End of their Day By Cindy Gordon Does the time pass by so quickly you never feel like you’ve accomplished enough? 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Shooting for the Stars
Registration is now open for Thunderbird FC’s recreational soccer leagues
By Gretchen Pahia Youth sports are a rite of passage for most kids, but finding the right one for your child can be tough. One of the most popular team sports for kids is soccer. Whether for recreational purposes or the more serious players looking for July 30, 2021 Read More...
Celebrate Tooth Fairy Day! Some top Tooth Fairy facts for family fun By Alison Bailin Batz Did you know that August 22 marks National Tooth Fairy Day? This special day is a great way to start a discussion about oral health with kids and have a little fun at the same time. By July 30, 2021 Read More... CCUSD Announces Two New Principals for 2021-2022 School Year Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) recently announced new principals for Desert Willow Elementary School and Sonoran Trails Middle School. Desert Willow Elementary School: Dr. JoAnn RoachDr. JoAnn Roach has been dedicated to the field of ed May 31, 2021 Read More... Tails and Tales: Maricopa County Reads Continues the Summer Reading Program Maricopa County Reads’ Summer Reading Program is a beloved tradition for many local families. Through August 1, children, teens and adults can read for enjoyment, earn prizes and avoid summer learning loss. Simply go to and click May 31, 2021 Read More... Indoor Museums for Cool Summer Fun Five hot spots for educational activities for the whole family By Jill FrierPhotos Courtesy of Featured Museums With the summer heat in full effect , it’s a great time to find fun and educational activities for kids to do indoors during summer bre May 31, 2021 Read More... CCUSD Announces District Directors for Upcoming School Year Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) is pleased to announce the Director of Academic Services, Director of Secondary Student Services, and Director of Exceptional Services for the 2021-2022 school year. The director positions were approved by the CC May 3, 2021 Read More... Picking Your Executor or Trustee By Libby Banks, The Law Office of Libby Banks At some point your estate will be managed by someone other than you, either because you are incapacitated and can’t manage your own affairs, or upon your death. When you establish a Revocable Living Trust May 3, 2021 Read More... Phoenix Public Library Branches Resume Limited In-Building Visits Phoenix Mayor Gallego and Phoenix City Council recently approved Phoenix Public Library’s plan to restore in-building visits. Restoration of in-building visits will roll out in three separate library location groupings with the first group of eight May 3, 2021 Read More... PVSchools Select New Superintendent; Term Starts July 1 By Anne Greenberg, PVSchools Governing Board President The PVSchools Governing Board had the opportunity to interview three extraordinary finalists for the position of PVSchools’ superintendent. Following robust discussion that included feedback from May 3, 2021 Read More... Summer Water Safety: Stay cool and safe with these helpful tips By Jill Frier Summer is fast approaching and, unfortunately for the Valley of the Sun, so is accidental drowning season. City resources, state agencies, and first responders come out in droves this time of year cautioning parents to “Watch Your Kids May 3, 2021 Read More... 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... Pinnacle High School English Teacher Named as a Finalist in the Governor’s Arts Awards Katherine Fizz, an English teacher at Pinnacle High School, has been named a finalist in the Governor’s Arts Awards in the category of Arts In Education – Individuals. “This award means a lot to me personally and professionally,” Fizz says. “ April 1, 2021 Read More... Local Programs Support Parents as Their Child’s First Teacher By Emily Singleton Parenting a baby or toddler can be challenging and many parents don’t know where to turn for a little help. Parent Partners Plus is collaborative network of early childhood home visiting programs in Maricopa County who partner with April 1, 2021 Read More... Pets, Trust and Estate Planning By Libby Banks, The Law Office of Libby Banks, PLLC Those of us with pets consider them family members. And like the rest of the family, we want to make sure they are taken care of when we can no longer do the job. The wealthy sometimes go to the extre 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... Pinnacle High School Seniors Shine, Earning National Honors PVSchools recently announced that top Pinnacle High School seniors earned national academic accolades. Five Pinnacle Seniors Named as 2021 National Merit FinalistsThe National Merit Scholarship Corporation has released the names of the 2021 National Me 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...
Peoria Unified Student Nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholar in CTE Liberty High School senior Liam Beltram was recently selected as one of five Arizona nominees for the 2020-2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Beltram was selected by a review team consisting of CTE stakeholders based February 2, 2021 Read More... A Fireside Elementary Art Teacher Earns National Certification PVSchools is proud to announce that Denise Spenik of Fireside Elementary School is one of the newest National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) in Arizona. National Board Certification is the highest certificate an educator can achieve in the United States February 2, 2021 Read More... Girl Scout Cookie Season is Here! The World’s Larges Girl-Led Entrepreneurial Program Takes Place All Month Long By Autumn Jarrett For six weeks each year, Girl Scouts in Arizona participate in the world's largest girl-led entrepreneurial program: The Girl Scout Cookie Program. This year, the cookie season for the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC February 2, 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... A Message from CCUSD’s New Superintendent By Cort Monroe, Ed.D. The Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) wishes you a happy 2021! Exciting and better days lie ahead and I am very optimistic about the future in our school district. In addition, we wish Dr. Debbi Burdick a happy retirement 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... 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... We Need a Little Christmas at The Princess Rekindle the joy and tradition of 11 years of “Christmas at the Princess” at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The iconic AAA Five Diamond resort becomes the most festive place this side of the North Pole during its annual Christmas at the Princess December 1, 2020 Read More... 12 PVSchools Seniors Named as 2021 National Merit Semifinalists The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has released the names of the 2021 National Merit Semifinalists. PVSchools is proud to have 12 seniors from Horizon High School, North Canyon High School, Paradise Valley High School, and Pinnacle High School qua December 1, 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... 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...



Phoenix Film Festival on the Big Screen August 12-22 The 21st Annual Phoenix Film Festival will run from Thursday, August 12 to Sunday, August 22 at Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre. July 30, 2021 Read More.. Keep It Hot This Summer With These Latin-Inspired Restaurants We love Mexican and Latin American food in all of its delicious iterations. To help you find a great place for local Latin fare July 8, 2021 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Disney+LokiThe Loki from 2012 has escaped from the Avengers after the events of Endgame. But now he faces a new problem: he is May 31, 2021 Read More.. Summer of Sanctuary World-class dining, wellness and restoration meet at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa When the kids are away May 31, 2021 Read More.. Must-Watch Streaming Movies & Shows Netflix OxygenImagine waking up trapped in a container and watching your oxygen supply slowly dissipate. That’s the exact May 3, 2021 Read More.. Treat Yourself to a Colorful Summer Getaway at Hotel Valley Ho An Iconic Hideaway in Old Town Scottsdale Enjoy a welcoming stay this summer at Hotel Valley Ho. Pop the bubbly because this May 3, 2021 Read More.. 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.. 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