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Chynna Simmons might be the next great horizontal jumper to come out of Mountain Pointe.
Zeke Jones’ blueprint for restoring Arizona State wrestling also comes with red and white ones as well.
The Ramirez boys are at it again.
Editor’s note: In the July 13 Ahwatukee Foothills News, resident Jim Jochim challenged fellow Ahwatukee residents to think outside the box to help save The Lakes Golf Course by coming up with “Green Light Ideas” on the Opinion page. Here’s what they had to say:
The Arizona Junior National dual wrestling team shined over the weekend in Pocatello, Idaho.
Claiming new evidence of a pattern of misconduct, Attorney General Tom Horne on Tuesday asked a federal judge to dissolve the police department that patrols the polygamous twin communities of Colorado City and Hildale, Utah.
Trevor Sapp, a 2009 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School, graduate and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., becoming a third generation military officer on May 28. Trevor is the son of William and Allyson Sapp of La Mesa, Calif., former longtime residents of Ahwatukee.
The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 Arizona State High School Fishing Championship.
Some people take their principles to their grave. And for some baby boomers, that means planning for their funerals, or their parents’ funerals, in an eco-friendly way.
This November you will be voting on an important issue and there is a very good chance you are not even aware of it.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA says goodbye to their 84-year-old greeter Dick Bernacchi, as he retires.
Kristine Anigwe seemingly saved her best for last.
Banner Heart Hospital is involved in a research study for a device that may reduce the risk of hospitalization or even death among patients who have heart failure.
East Valley native Lyndsey Fry, a member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team, spoke to fifth- and sixth-graders at Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) in Ahwatukee on Thursday about pursuing their dreams.
Wrestling was Craig Brooks’ second sport in high school as his time at Northern Colorado and the Arena Football League as a lineman will attest.
A proposed utility rate increase in Mesa will bring in an additional $13.9 million in revenue, the city says.
Valley Christian High School senior Shanna Chen, Class of 2014 and a resident of Ahwatukee, has chosen to accept an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
What's the best way to boost the Arizona economy?
The good vibes surrounding Arizona State wrestling that came with hiring of Zeke Jones continued last week.
The bloodlines preceded C.J. Cron to Angel Stadium. His father played at the "Big A" when it was still called Anaheim Stadium and the team was known as the California Angels.
With the regular legislative session behind her, Gov. Jan Brewer is on the road again in her bid to elect candidates across the nation who share her views.
The Desert Vista duo of Yolena Carlon and Tori Kammerzel has seemingly found the perfect balance.
There seems to be a rising chorus in favor of the legalization of recreational marijuana. Proponents point to the so-called health benefits and the expected windfall in tax revenue. Old-fashioned common sense tells any sane person that inhaling mind-altering smoke is never a good idea, and collecting tax on the ingestion of the poison they call marijuana doesn’t make it a good idea either.
From blazing wildfires in Colorado to Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, natural disasters have been front-page news in 2012. Less headline-worthy are the financial repercussions that follow, which tens of thousands of people are dealing with right now. These types of tragedies are unavoidable — the most you can do is prepare to minimize the time it takes to put the pieces of your life back together. Creating a plan that addresses your finances and insurance beforehand can make it easier to recover from a devastating event.