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The next time you visit a Maricopa County park, you may find some of the critters you spot on the playground are larger than life. That’s because five 20-year-old play areas have gotten upgrades that include giant structures based on desert animals like rattlesnakes and mountain lions.
KENTON, Okla. — The Oklahoma Panhandle has never been for the faint of heart.
The Arizona Humane Society recently opened a new cat isolation area at its Phoenix location to help sick cats recover. The isolation area has 34 kennels and a separate ventilation system that will allow AHS to care for 600 more cats each year.
The next Goofy, Belle or Cinderella could live in Ahwatukee.
The year 2012 wasn’t exactly the best for Highland High School student David Perre and his family. It was a Murphy’s law kind of year, one in which the family kept finding ways to return to the hospital with a slew of afflictions. Perre’s mom even lost a chunk of her thumb in a situation involving the family dog and some pork.
HERE: Bosom Buddies of Arizona support group
The Ahwatukee Republican Women (ARW) Marjorie Miner Scholarship shall be awarded each year to an Ahwatukee resident who is a graduating high school senior, whose application has been approved by the ARW Executive Committee.
The City of Phoenix was awarded a SAFER grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for $8 million. SAFER grants assist with personnel costs.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
Baseball has a special place in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Sources tell ABC15 two officers have been shot and a suspect is dead after gunfire broke out at a west Phoenix intersection.
New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.
With the new year now in full swing, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce continues to work to identify the programs and services that can best serve our business community. Like most businesses, we move steadily forward in pursuit of our goals.
Nationally known speed coach, Will “Sully” Sullivan, will train student athletes at a week-long camp on March 10, 12 and 14 at a Legacy Traditional School in Chandler.
The share of education tax dollars that actually wind up in Arizona classrooms slid again last year to the lowest level in the 13 years the state has monitored it.
Life expectancies are almost five years longer today than they were 30 years ago, a fact that increases the likelihood you will provide some form of support for aging parents — through home care, helping out with day-to-day chores and errands, or even covering living expenses. That role can make significant demands on your time, energy and financial resources.
Water safety incidents in Phoenix dropped each of the past two years, thanks in part to a concerted effort to educate the community. But a toddler drowned in a backyard pool last week, kick starting the awareness effort once again.
Visitors to Dana Park in Mesa will see something a little different in the coming months due to the installation of two art pieces in the shopping center at the northwest corner of Baseline Road and Val Vista Drive.
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes. Most cases of chronic sinusitis are not caused by infection but are actually an immune disorder caused by fungus. Mayo Clinic researchers found that “fungal organisms were present in 96 percent of patients who had surgery for chronic sinusitis, and that inflammatory cells were clumped around the fungi, which indicated that the condition was an immune disorder caused by fungus.”
The spring season is just getting underway and I haven't had much time to dive into it with wrestling season being extended by a week and two area basketball teams making deep runs into the postseason.
Garden centers, with their vast collections of plant colors, sizes and shapes, can be intimidating to inexperienced buyers. But you can become a discerning purchaser with a little homework and by quizzing the sales people as you shop.
I consider the Ahwatukee and Chandler areas that make up District 18 to be very fiscally conservative and not so much socially conservative, yet our legislators continually vote with what their money handlers from the Center for Arizona Policy and ALEC push their way.
Preserving Arizona’s Resources and Children (PARC), the group fighting the proposed Loop 202 freeway extension along the southern portion of the Ahwatukee Foothills to connect the East and West Valleys, is co-sponsoring a 5K fundraising walk on Saturday.
Wherever I go in the country, or the world for that matter, if there is a music-related site I take the trouble to visit it. When I was in Rio de Janeiro, I made a beeline for Garota de Ipanema Café and Bar, where the great bossa nova song “The Girl From Ipanema” was written. Last year, while in Nashville, I visited the new Johnny Cash Museum and in New York strolled by the Brill Buildings, where folks like Carole King (“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”) and Ellie Greenwich (“Da Doo Ron Ron”) wrote the songs we remember from the 1960s.