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Thirteen people have been arrested and many more arrests are expected after a seven-month long drug and stolen property investigation centered in Gilbert.
While the summer heat is on in the Valley of the Sun, PARC (Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children) remains on “Active Duty” and is maintaining its watch over the proposed Loop 202 project, preparing for the release of the FEIS (Final Environmental Impact Statement) due later this year.
Kermit was originally found as a stray and brought in to the Yuma Humane Society. He is estimated to be about 6 years old. The guess on what he is … Chihuahua mix? All that is known for sure is he’s absolutely adorable. Kermit needs a child-free home as he has a bit of sensitivity when being handled. Don’t let that scare you though … the volunteers that work with Kermit at the shelter can go over/explain what exactly that means. He is a very sweet boy. He is neutered, up to date on vaccinations, and microchipped. Kermit’s adoption fee is $125.
People speak about autism as if it were the embodiment of hopelessness. It’s a disorder marked by lacking — a lack of social awareness, a lack of communication skills from an early age, a lack of understanding of emotions — and one that doesn’t have a cure. It’s treated and discussed as if it were a death sentence for life.
A Chandler family is in mourning after the death of one of its members during a trip to Hawaii earlier this month.
Gilbert Softball Little League had not one but two squads take home championships in state tournaments this month.
Gilbert Softball Little League's 10-11 all-stars team was one of two from the league to take home a state championship this year. It was the second title in a row for the 10-11 squad. [Photo courtesy Brian Schmidt]
The Arizona Court of Appeals late Wednesday trimmed the ability of state lawmakers to create special laws that are clearly designed to affect only one county or city.
Arizona’s Heroes to Hometown is collecting food this Friday in four locations across the Valley, including Gilbert and Tempe, this Friday to donate to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and United Food Bank.
It’s nearly upon us.
Would you pay $7 for a gallon of regular gas in the Ahwatukee Foothills area? The answer is a solid NO — not when it can be bought at most filling stations for around $3.50 a gallon — no one would pay double for the same product.
(Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of stories about “snowbirds” in Ahwatukee and the Valley of the Sun. The next story will appear in the July 23 issue of the AFN).
Is it time to rid our vocabulary of the term “snowbird?”
Dog boarding facilities in Arizona could face more regulation in the future, if one state lawmakers can gather in the votes.
Daughters whose mothers have died can attend a six-session workshop at Hospice of the Valley every Wednesday starting Aug. 6.
A storm that rolled through the East Valley on Sunday left its mark in a number of ways.
Authorities said on Wednesday that even if the air conditioning was working in a room at a Gilbert boarding facility where nearly two dozen dogs died last month, the air flow may not have been enough to keep the dogs alive.
Assistant Secretary of State Jim Drake ruled Wednesday there is enough evidence and uncontested allegations against Attorney General Tom Horne to merit a full-blown investigation into whether he has been using state resources and employees to campaign for reelection.
In the beginning there was dirt — and roads that were mere afterthoughts of other East Valley cities. For the most part, they didn’t lead to much of anywhere, as they dustily meandered west toward South Mountain.
Big Mac is a big hunk of a dog and everyone that meets him just loves him. He’s said to be an American bulldog/mastiff mix about 5 years old. He had been adopted a year or so ago but recently returned due to trying to put the family’s pet tortoise in his belly. Thankfully, Big Mac was unsuccessful, and the tortoise lives to tell the tale.
Gilbert pizzeria Nicantoni’s will be hosting a car show and parts swap event 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Load up your trunk with car parts or memorabilia and enjoy hot rods and hot pizza. Guests who mention the "word of the day" from Nicantoni’s Facebook page will also get 10 percent off their bill.
In celebration of those who serve our country, luxury apartment owner and manager Mark-Taylor is offering a $300 move-in discount to active duty and retired military personnel.
Desert Vista graduate Maggie Black has signed with the University of South Carolina Beaufort to continue her golf career.