We have a fantastic city, and it is the place my family calls home. As a city, we are facing big challenges in 2015. However, they are challenges we can easily handle if we complete the task of protecting the public first — you and your family. To be effective, I have always believed you should put your goals in writing. You were made many promises by the politicians and city leaders. This year we need to fulfill those promises to make 2015 the year of “Promises Made… Promises Kept.”
Many of America’s great national parks are bunched across the Southwest, and, although they are open year-round, most visitors still arrive in the summer months when kids are off from school and vacations are in full swing.
What should East Valley residents expect from the local and state economies in the near future? One forecaster estimates a little sluggishness in the next 12 months followed by much stronger growth in the years following.
Gov. Jan Brewer at her Sept. 1, 2010 gubernatorial debate -- the one where she lost her train of thought mid-comment and created seven seconds of dead air. With her is Libertarian Party candidate Barry Hess. (Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer)
Starting next year, the government will offer some seniors enrolled in private Medicare Advantage insurance an opportunity to leave those plans if they lose their doctors or other health care providers.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@dbacks) selected catcher Oscar Hernandez (Tampa Bay Rays) in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft, and right-handed pitcher Tim Crabbe (Cincinnati Reds) in the Triple-A phase, as announced by D-backs Senior Vice President and General Manager Dave Stewart.
According to recently released rankings of projected top homebuilding markets for next year by the national housing research firm Metrostudy, metro Phoenix is ranked No. 10. Metro Phoenix is also ranked No. 9 on Metrostudy’s list of areas that will see the biggest gains in home sales during 2015.
Have you ever considered purchasing fine furniture and/or accessories from a consignment shop? I didn’t until recently, when I took a tour of the huge selection of consignment and thrift shops in the Valley. I was truly amazed at the selections, styles and most of all, the prices.
The newspapers now seem to have many articles about the Christians living in the mid-east being persecuted, and killed. Beheading seems to be the selected punishment for being a Christian. This bothers me, but what is happening in America bothers me more, as it is under our control.
If you have Medicare coverage, you are probably familiar with a time of year known as the Annual Enrollment Period. This is a timeframe, typically from mid-October to early December, when people who are eligible for Medicare can enroll in, disenroll from or change their Medicare Advantage plan for the upcoming year.