Can you imagine being a medic in an active war zone? Would you have the courage to risk your own life to save another? This is the story of Anthony “Doc” Ameen.
The city Water Services Department is reminding Ahwatukee customers that their bills likely will go up for the next few months with the onset of hotter weather.
One-third of recreational waterborne disease outbreaks occur at hotel pools or hot tubs, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that urges people to take precautions regardless of where they swim over the summer.
The state’s top election official has agreed to remove a series of hurdles now in the path of those who want to register to vote.
When David Thye conducted his first concert at Carnegie Hall in 2005, he never realized that the performance would propel him to a residency at the famed venue or that he would eventually return there to perform alongside his son.
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Martha Neese still recalls how she and her husband, Gene, used to pack their suitcases with meat when they flew from Iowa to their second home in Ahwatukee.
Cornhole, a staple of backyard games, has become an organized sport with its own national governing board and even has state tournaments like next weekend’s third annual Arizona Cornhole Championship.
The biggest challenge that Jan and Toni Wilson faced when they decided to open a fitness studio was finding one that felt like home.
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- Judge issues final order on Ahwatukee Lakes
- Ahwatukee couple’s store caters to carnivores
- The Santinos’ Father’s Day message: Keep sports in perspective
- Thunder director performs with dad at Carnegie Hall
- Kyrene hosting school security discussion Thursday
- City socks True Life with stiff fines for course’s condition
- Sanchez discusses his mayoral candidacy at Ahwatukee meet
- Desert Vista’s Webb named AIA Volleyball Coach of the Year
- CHoP in Ocotillo draws neighborhood crowds
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The 2018 legislative session concluded last week, capped off by a nearly 24-hour work day on the budget last Wednesday. This session was focused on K-12 education funding, as we sought to get our local schools and our teachers more support.
Our economy and quality of life depend on educating our future workforce well and educating the whole child. The education budget bill does not meet our education needs.
Everyone has bias; this reality is neither good nor bad. How bias connects with power and authority begets racism. Racism is messy, and anti-black bias in America is alive and well, even at Starbucks.
Red for Ed came to the Kyrene School District headquarters on April 11. A grandparent of four granddaughters who have attended Kyrene community public schools, I decided to attend the Red for Ed Rally.
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Some weeks, you cannot stomach another cynical look at our cynical times. Instead, you seek a few hundred words of inspiration. Then you spot Captain Benny Ashley shuffling across Columbus Avenue in midtown Phoenix and you know his is exactly the story to tell.
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