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Peter R. “Bob” Ethington, 84, passed away Oct. 27 at Royal Park Care Center in Spokane, Wash., succumbing to complications of a stroke suffered Sept. 16.
Ahhh, it’s that time of the year again. The holiday traditions take us home for the holidays to reunite with parents, siblings, cousins and old friends. Often this experience is joyous and as it should be, a time to appreciate one another, reminisce about the past and enjoy food, wine, gifts and conversation.
Private Gabriel Guerrero of the Arizona Army National Guard Military Police Command sings the National Anthem before the basketball game between the Mountain Pointe Pride and Tolleson Wolverines at Mountain Pointe on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Staff Sgt. Brian Miller commands Members of the Arizona Army National Guard Military Police Command for the National Anthem before the basketball game between the Mountain Pointe Pride and Tolleson Wolverines at Mountain Pointe on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Members of the Arizona Army National Guard Military Police Command enter the gym before the basketball game between the Mountain Pointe Pride and Tolleson Wolverines at Mountain Pointe on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Dec. 14 marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. After that tragedy the entire country wanted to know how such a terrible thing could happen. And more importantly, how can we prevent it from ever happening again?
Have Americans lost hope? The trust-deficit between them and their policymakers is distressingly large, with only 19 percent, according to an October Pew poll, who say that they have faith that the government will do what is right just about always or most of the time.
My assignment: In 700 words or less, I’m supposed to keep you and your money safe while you’re out buying for the holidays. How about I do it in 17 words and two punctuation points: do not buy gift cards, do not shop online, and do not get talked into extended warranties!
Progressive Dentistry and Orthodontics, 2995 W. Elliot Road, will be offering a free workshop to individuals interested in learning more about denture implants at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Be it walking to a restaurant on a poorly lit street, or to a car in a dark parking garage, every woman who has found herself out alone at night has had the dark question flash through her mind — what if I were attacked?
Sen. John McCain and Mayor Greg Stanton have teamed up with H3 VETS to end chronic homelessness among veterans and give them a roof over their head by Christmas.
Wednesday marked the first day of the early signing period for some sports.
The U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), was recently christened, and Honeywell is celebrating the company’s contribution to the ship’s construction.
Wednesday marks the first day of the early signing period for some sports.
Each November, we honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans for good reason: those who served in uniform — and their families — have kept our nation free.
There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005.
Veterans Day is a time where the country honors those who have served in the military, and Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School commemorated them Friday morning during a special ceremony.
Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que is honoring all former and current military personnel for their dedication and commitment to our country by offering a free “Two Meat Salute” in observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11. The free meal will be offered from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and features a choice of two different meats served with a corn bread muffin and a choice of a side. There are four Famous Dave’s restaurants in the East Valley: 3250 W. Frye Road in Chandler, 2206 E. Williams Field Road at SanTan Village in Gilbert and 1011 Dobson Road at Mesa Riverview. All military personnel must present a valid photo ID and proof of military service including U.S., Uniformed Service ID Card, form DD-214 or current leave and earnings statement.
The struggles veterans face when coming home from duty are all too familiar to Vietnam veteran Ken Barner.
Veterans Day Gourd Dance, community potluck
Mesa Encore takes the 1943 “Best Musical of the Year” back to basics with a trimmed-down, rustic version of this family-friendly crowd-pleaser.
Students in the Air Space Club hold military flags during the Veterans Day Flag-raising Ceremony at Kyrene de la Colina on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
This year, The Veterans For Peace have been banned from the city of Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. The organization “Honoring Arizona Veterans,” led by Gordon James, decided that members of Veterans For Peace did not serve our country honorably. This was stated at a Phoenix City Council meeting by one of Mr. James’ representatives.
The Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) is in full swing with its ARC Support Our Troops Program and Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout November.
BMO Harris Bank invites the public to join them as they thank veterans for their service and sacrifice on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. Two military veterans; one a former World War II military intelligence officer, and the other, a recently returned Afghanistan veteran, will share their personal stories.