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State lawmakers are moving to make sure you know what to have on hand when electronic Armageddon strikes.
Boy Scout Troop 17 recently enjoyed a weekend of fun times and camaraderie at Sunrise Ski Resort. This school year, Troop 17 has also backpacked to Fossil Creek and hiked Picacho Peak. The boys have been camping, fishing, rock wall climbing and been involved in multiple community service projects. The Boy Scouts decide which events they will do every year, and they are responsible for each outing’s planning, which builds great leadership skills for these future young men. Troop 17 has more fun outings planned for the remainder of the school year: a wilderness camp out, a biking camp out and a cooking competition camp out. The boys are also looking forward to Summer Camp at Camp Geronimo.
A lawyer for a Democratic attorneys general group told the state Court of Appeals Tuesday that organizations have a constitutional right to run what amounts to anonymous “hit pieces” on candidates right before an election.
Michael W. Smith, who casually refers to himself as “Smitty,” is considered a superstar in the world of Christian music. Throughout his career, the singer-songwriter has won three Grammy Awards and more than 40 Dove Awards. GetOut chatted with him this week ahead of his Jan. 11 stop at Celebrity Theatre.
There is no other sporting community like Ahwatukee Foothills in Arizona, or maybe anywhere.
Gov. Jan Brewer is weighing whether the troubled Child Protective Services needs to be split into a separate agency headed by someone who reports directly to her.
Just got word of what might be one of the greatest fundraising events for a high school sports team.
Rep. Kate Brophy McGee blasts how Child Protective Services has been operating for years – including under Gov. Jan Brewer – saying the agency has been "cloaked in secrecy." Brewer on Tuesday appointed Brophy McGee and others to a new oversight team. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Ahwatukee Foothills News staff members travel down memory lane to share what the holidays mean to us
With tickets on sale Nov. 11, the countdown begins to the New Year’s Eve Block Party on Mill. After a one-year hiatus, the longtime East Valley bash is coming back with a bang and a dash of family-friendly programming.
The obsession began somewhere around the same time I got my first pair of Underoos.
We all know that the Star Trek mission is “to explore strange new worlds” and “seek out new life and new civilizations,” so it’s only logical that the Starship Enterprise would eventually end up at the Arizona State Fair. Nestled amongst the “Bacon A-Fair” food stands and “Tilt-A-Whirl” thrill rides, “Star Trek: The Exhibition” has landed.
Mountain Pointe does a lot of good things on the football field.
Ahwatukee is a great community. We have special days for supporting our businesses. Now it is time for our businesses to support our community. They either support Ahwatukee or they don’t! Those who support Ahwatukee need to “put their money where their mouth is.” All others are supporting the greed of the transportation industry.
While great achievements in sports has it merits and is much more enjoyable, falling ever so short might be better at developing character.
La Ristra, a new restaurant with Spanish flare, has opened in Gilbert.
LAS VEGAS – A host of new characters showed up in the second straight impressive season-opening win by Mountain Pointe.
A senior executive of an insurance company is returning to his roots by opening his own restaurant and bar with his wife near Ahwatukee.
“Kick-Ass” was one of those movies that seemed to have everybody split. Either you found the film morally reprehensible or you soaked up every minute of the film’s colorful violence and profanity. Personally, I was among the latter group.
By nature Natrell Curtis is a funny and light-hearted kid who just turned 17. By physics he is a mountain of a man at 6-foot-3 and 340 pounds.
Editor’s note: The Jewish High Holy Days are known in Hebrew as Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe). They are a time of repentance that starts with the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashana (literally the “head of the year,” which this year begins at sundown Sept. 4) and ends with Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement, which includes a day-long fast in repentance and ends at 7:14 p.m. Sept. 14). The Shofar, a hollowed-out ram’s horn, is used to call the Jewish faithful to examine their lives in the past year and to atone for any misdeeds.
In celebration of the release of Disney’s animated feature film “Planes,” Gilbert family fun center FlipSide is hosting an aviation extravaganza.
Tim O’Neil has gained some notoriety in the Arizona track community after working with some of the state’s top athletes at Brophy and Xavier.
Internet, television, film and radio personality Michael Yo will be headlining two stand-up comedy shows this Friday, July 26, at the Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre, with special guests Nick Guerra and Justine Moreno.