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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.
All three people killed in a single-engine plane crash near a Colorado ski town’s airport were pilots from Arizona, authorities said.
In the weeks leading up to Saturday, Lyndsey Fry tried to prepare herself for the excitement and emotion of stepping on the Olympic ice for the first time. Proudly wearing the U.S. jersey on her sport’s biggest stage was, as Fry said, what made it all real.
Desert Vista graduate Zach Miller has been ahead of peers all along the way.
There was a time when the Miller boys missed portions of the Super Bowl.
The Super Bowl is Sunday and to celebrate Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School hosted its 16th annual Soup-er Bowl can food drive this past week.
From Left: Fifth grade students Riley Barnes, Addison Harvey, Izzy Navin, Jewel Cadogan and Madison McCarthy stand near the Denver Broncos’ side for this years Soup-er Bowl can food drive.
The “Big D.” Over half of all marriages end in it. Surprisingly, even half of church-going people end up in divorce court. When I was growing up the “Big D” meant the Denver Broncos. I was a huge John Elway fan and enjoyed their great run of Super Bowl appearances and victories.
The Super Bowl is all about the spectacle. Whether it’s the food, the commercials, the half-time show, the game itself, it’s got to be big and brash.
Sure, the Seahawks and the Broncos are hungry for a Super Bowl win. But sometimes they’re hungry for other things, like pizza and Skittles. And apparently a whole lot of eggs.
Arlene Mae Jenks, 98, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died Jan. 9 at Chandler Healthcare, Chandler, Ariz. She was born Sept. 9, 1915, in Waseca, Minn., daughter of Harold and Amanda Geisecker McChane. She married Robert Edwin Jenks in 1939, he preceded her in death. Mrs. Jenks worked as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell until the dial was implemented. Survived by a daughter, June Tesdall of Ahwatukee, a grandson, Robert Tesdall of Ahwatukee, a sister-in-law, Linda McChane of Denver; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, a sister, June Lentsch; and two brothers, Robert and Lloyd McChane.
It’s a hard assignment to complete — predict the next year in sports.
Throughout her life, Dr. Marie Axman has seen her fair share of changes when dealing with moving around the country.
Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School will be hosting a celebration of fine arts at the school on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at its multicultural fair, “An Evening Under the Stars.”
Whether they knew it or not, it was a bit of a test.
On Aug. 10, I had the honor of leading more than 50 Pi Kappa Phi cyclists into the U.S. Capitol. The Journey of Hope this summer was the best experience of my life. Throughout the two and a half months, 13 states, and 4,000 miles, I learned a lot about myself and saw both the joy and the struggles of people living with disabilities.
In the past week, we’ve revealed 10 of the top football players to watch on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball in 2013. Sometimes, though, it’s the under-the-radar guys who make as big of an impact.
"We're the Millers" is an identity comedy with identity issues.
Less than a year after starting its route, Frontier Airlines will discontinue its direct route from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway to Denver later this year.
As Christy Everson was nearing age 40, she made a decision: She wanted to have a child, even though she was single and it meant doing it all alone. Her daughter, conceived via a sperm donor, is now 2 1/2 years old, and Everson hopes to have a second child.
Searching for the perfect active adult community to enjoy during retirement creates all sorts of questions. Do you want to live somewhere else? If so, where? Do you want warmth and sunshine? Do you want to stay close to family? Do you want a condo or single-family home? With questions like these, doing your homework is important. As is starting early.
Mountain Pointe senior swimmer Clara Jenck signed her national letter of intent with the University of Denver on Thursday.
The Phoenix affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has hired Phoenix resident Lee San Miguel as its community health and mission programs director. In this position, Lee will oversee the Komen Phoenix affiliate’s current and future mission programs, including grant making, community outreach, education programs, community partnerships and public policy initiatives.
When former Scottsdale resident Mark Macias used the New York City subway’s 42nd Street Shuttle this past winter, he was transported not only between Grand Central Station and Times Square but back to his hometown.
At a recent fundraiser in San Francisco, President Obama demonstrated his command of the great issues facing our country.