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On Oct. 15, the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department lifted the ban on charcoal and wood fires in the city’s mountain and desert preserves but is maintaining the ban on smoking outside of enclosed vehicles. Visitors can now use charcoal in established grills and have open fires in fire rings in picnic areas and can continue to use propane and gas grills.
I’m spending more time studying the Old Testament this year and as I was reading Second Kings I came upon a story that made me go, “No way! Are you serious?”
State lawmakers should stop fighting public schools in court and come up with the money they are due to compensate them for inflation, Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday.
Wellness isn’t something Dignity Health employees practice only on their down time. At Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers, it’s woven into the work culture with opportunities that enhance employment and transcend home life as well as patient care.
Phoenix has much to offer that appeals to residents and tourists alike, from fantastic events like Devour Phoenix and the Super Bowl, great places to take the kids like the Science Center and our numerous parks, to world-class restaurants and endless sunny skies. These are just a few of the features of Phoenix that draw hundreds of thousands of tourists to our city each year, injecting millions of dollars into our economy, and these same features make living in Phoenix so enjoyable for those of us who call it home.
Due to last Monday’s huge storm, it actually rained on the inside of our house for awhile. Water found a way between floors and began to stream through the ceiling on the first floor while leaving soggy carpet in the room directly above. And I had just been feeling confident because our pool hadn’t overflowed.
The voters of Arizona deserve a hearty congratulations and a big thank you for the selections they made in the primary. We vanquished the H and H boys, Horne and Huppenthal, sent numerous far right and far left candidates to the political sidelines, and perhaps positioned ourselves to be a little more moderate in our politics as we enter the general election in November. Also, having the disbarred and disingenuous Andrew Thomas take a political hike should be considered a bonus.
A proposal asking voters to hike the pay of state legislators by $11,000 a year is getting a decidedly cool reception from Gov. Jan Brewer — as is her own party's nominee for state superintendent of public instruction.
Desert Vista quarterback Brandon Grossnickle (9) is hiked the ball during the football game between Desert Vista and North at North High School on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is no longer considering putting parking meters at hiking trails, thanks to the efforts of hundreds of residents.
The outcome of the race for governor could turn on who can scare the middle class more, especially over the high cost of college.
Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program.
The small fees meant to boost the city’s general fund and make up the budget deficit are taking effect across the city.
An Ahwatukee Foothills dance studio is collecting cash donations for a former teacher who survived a 100-foot fall down a cliff in Colorado.
Rejecting a last minute plea for a reprieve, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ordered state officials to immediately start coughing up more than $300 million for public schools.
Knocking an item off her bucket list is exciting enough, but the chance to do it with her husband while helping a good cause was the trifecta for Ahwatukee Foothills resident Suzanne Nissen.
Where do central Arizonans go for a quick, out-of-state escape? Families with younger kids often go west to San Diego, hedonists south to Rocky Point, Mexico, and those who like to be active in mountains and canyons can go north to Moab, Utah, a kind of Disneyland for the outdoorsy set.
Grand Canyon: Arizona National Scenic Trail exhibit
Storm damage at South Mountain Park has caused the city to close the Central Avenue entrance to the park indefinitely.
Desert tortoises are more likely to be active during the monsoon season, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department wants people to know what to do if they spot one.
Offensive lineman Andrew McNair hikes the ball during practice at Desert Vista on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.
It took a cancer diagnosis at the age of 40 to wake up Lisa Wrobel to the fact that something in her life needed to change.
Chandler residents will soon see an increase in their property taxes.