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The Kyrene School District, located in parts of Ahwatukee, Chandler, Guadalupe, Tempe and the Gila River Indian Community, invites parents of kindergarten age children to mark their calendars for the 2014-2015 Kindergarten Orientation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at all Kyrene Elementary schools.
Seventh-grade science students at Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School are inviting the Ahwatukee community to their Astronomy Night event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Akimel A-al, 2720 E. Liberty Lane.
The Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC) are looking for a new governing board member to fill the seat vacated when Ben Miranda suddenly passed away in November. This seat will represent District 5, which comprises parts of Avondale, Buckeye, Glendale, Goodyear and Phoenix, as well as the Gila River Indian Community, Guadalupe, the Tohono O’Odham Nation and Tolleson.
The world’s fastest boats will be returning to the newly renovated Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park for the annual Lucas Oil Drag Boat World Finals this weekend.
A few months ago, Alan and Mike DeNaro of Massachusetts packed for a flight to Phoenix. When they arrived, father and son drove 15 minutes from the airport to the world-famous Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, where Mike participated in an Advanced Teen Driving 3-Day course.
With much at stake for Arizona, a group of very different interests recently gathered to best determine how to provide certainty for our energy future while balancing the environmental impacts on national parks in the Southwest — in particular the Grand Canyon.
I really can’t believe the article, dated Friday, Aug. 9, on your front page, “Ahwatukee Village Planning Committee asks for correction from ADOT.”
While a few Ahwatukee residents have strong opinions about the South Mountain Freeway (SMF) Loop 202, one way or the other, a majority are totally ambivalent about the road. Like most Valley residents, they are hoping for anything at all that will ease their commute by reducing stop-and-go congestion on the Interstate 10. Most of us have been paying an increased sales tax for transportation projects since 1985 and any tangible evidence of our money at work is gratifying. Since very little of Ahwatukee is south of Chandler Boulevard, the impact on most of us will be marginal.
Final documents released by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) list the Ahwatukee Foothills Village Planning Committee (AFVPC) as supporting the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway, but the group says it never approved that recommendation and is now asking ADOT to correct those documents.
As a voter in District 6, I am concerned about the lack of transparency associated with Councilman Sal DiCiccio’s current campaign for City Council.
The recent announcement that the Gila Indian River Community (GRIC) voted not to allow the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway from being built on tribal land, it is all but assured to be built in Ahwatukee.
A group of Gila River Indian Community members have filed a federal Title VI Civil Rights Complaint against the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) for proposing and promoting the building of South Mountain Freeway through South Mountain.
A private company has submitted a proposal to build the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway with private funds, which could allow the freeway to be built quicker and with less expense.
It was standing room only at the Grace Inn Wednesday night as two candidates for Phoenix City Council District 6 faced off, answering questions from a panel of Ahwatukee Foothills residents.
The 90-day comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) for the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway ends this week on July 24.
Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a six-part summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Firebird Raceway may not be recognizable when it hosts its first event as Wild Horse Pass Motor Sports Park in September.
A last-ditch effort to gain approval from the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) for the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway to go on tribal land instead of down Pecos Road has failed.
Editor’s note: This is part five of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Just over one year after breaking ground, the new Vee Quiva Casino is set to open on July 2.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Old Navy in the Ahwatukee Foothills Towne Center will be closing at the end of this month to relocate to the new Phoenix Premium Outlets on the Gila River Indian Community.
On Aug. 27, you will once again have the opportunity to exercise your given right to vote — this time in the Phoenix City Council District 6 election.
I have a book in my personal library titled, “How to Lie with Statistics.”
I received a postcard in the mail several weeks ago announcing a public hearing on May 21 to provide an opportunity for the public to provide comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Study on the proposed South Mountain Freeway. None of my neighbors received the same postcard when I talked to them. Why were some of the public left out of the mailing? They may not have been informed of this public hearing, but I have comments to make.