County health officials are reminding Ahwatukee and other residents to keep their distance from bats after two rabid critters were found – one in a Costco parking lot in North Phoenix.
Opiate addiction is a nationwide epidemic that claimed over 40,000 lives in 2016, and Gilbert father Randy Melle knows firsthand that the casualties of those overdoses are not the only victims.
Chandler is mourning the loss of a Hamilton High School graduate who was killed by enemy fire in Somalia, becoming the first Arizonan killed in combat since November 2016.
Within two years – one with any luck – Club West residents will no longer have to put up with a perennial browning of their golf course every summer, no matter who owns it.
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.
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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.
- Ahwatukee couple’s store caters to carnivores
- Judge issues final order on Ahwatukee Lakes
- Businessman plans a permanent water fix for Club West
- The Santinos’ Father’s Day message: Keep sports in perspective
- Thunder director performs with dad at Carnegie Hall
- 32nd Street debate fuels homeowner’s uncertainty
- Sanchez discusses his mayoral candidacy at Ahwatukee meet
- Water department tells customers meters are accurate
- Challenges aplenty in nearby legislative primary races
- Gilbert’s soaring apartment rents highest in Valley
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