Undeterred by last year’s defeat, Gov. Doug Ducey said last week he will make another run at getting lawmakers to approve his school safety plan – including a controversial provision to allow judges to take weapons away from people considered dangerous and placing armed officers on every campus.
When he first walked into Bike Saviours in Tempe, Christian Lee Bowers was so awed by the place he was speechless.
A veteran lawmaker says the time has finally come to tell Arizonans they can’t legally use cyanide as a cancer treatment.
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Walking through the front door at the new Imagine 3D Mini Golf in Gilbert starts a unique, immersive experience that surrounds visitors with pirate ships, unicorns, a fire-breathing dragon and killer whales.
There’s a mixture of melancholy and excitement as Dr. Joy Wolfe prepares for a new phase in her medical career.
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As we begin the New Year, I want to say thank you once again to our community for re-electing me to represent you in the state senate for the next two years. It is an honor to serve our community, and I am humbled by your trust and support, as evidenced by our double digit margin of victory …
If you’re looking for a smoking gun of how political insiders subvert the will of citizenry, you need look no further than what City Manager Ed Zuercher did behind closed doors.
Come year’s end, some columnists run out of things to write. This gives rise to lots of “year in review” pieces, whereby ink-stained wretches again pick over all that occurred during the past 365 days.
Some ideas get better the more you consider them. A perfect example: The East Valley NAACP’s Dec. 5th call for a boycott of the City of Prescott over a years-long string of racist remarks and vile musings spewed by the area’s state House representative, David Stringer.
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By 9 o’clock in the morning on Election Tuesday 2018, it was time to call it. Among all the candidates in the Valley, there already was a clear loser, and he wasn’t even on the ballot.
Ready to feel the burn? A new group-workout program at a gym chain across the Southeast Valley is gaining popularity, just in time for those who’ve made improved fitness a new year’s resolution. Read more
The ruling on the field is that junior college football in the Southeast Valley and across metro Phoenix is dead. Read more