ahwatukee.com on Facebook
- Main Street
Arts & Life
- Special Sections
In his hoop dancing and flute playing, Tony Duncan hears the nocturnal howls of the coyote as it mischievously darts from village to village searching for food, and he sees the twinkling of moonlight on river rocks and sees how that made the stars.
Lost in all the big statewide races in Arizona's primary election are hard-fought congressional battles in which Democrats are trying to clinch a Phoenix-area seat and Republicans are vying for the chance to unseat Democratic incumbents in three districts.
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.
The death of state Sen. Chester Crandell throws this year's race for the seat he held into turmoil.
A state senator was found dead Monday afternoon on a Navajo County ranch, the possible victim of a balky horse.
The Arizona Press Club had its annual awards banquet on Saturday, May 31, and the Ahwatukee Foothills News was well represented.
Do I have the onions to do it again?
Just about a 10 minute ride west of Page sits one of the most elegant resorts in the Southwest. You just don’t know about it. There are no billboards, no splashy advertising in the local press. Even if you knew about the place, it’s still hard to find.
Often called the master of the Native American flute, R. Carlos Nakai will perform as part of The Carlos Nakai Trio on Jan. 24 during the Higley Center for the Performing Arts World of Music Series. The Trio will perform arrangements that were created by playing together without written music.
The state’s jobless rate dropped last month — but just a bit — indicating that Arizona’s recovery is languishing.
Arizona’s story of growth and prosperity came through access to a supply of low-cost energy and water that is now at risk. Before World War II, Arizona was a desert outpost — a stopover on the way to California. As the post-war economy blossomed, Arizona remained the rugged West. But a few visionaries who happened to call Arizona home knew this state could be so much more. But to make that vision a reality, they needed one thing: Water.
HERE: YOPAS Sages Oktoberfest luncheon Oct. 8
PHOENIX — Citing everything from grazing to insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday granted endangered species protection to two cacti found in Arizona.
Thirty-six years after the movie-going world met Luke Skywalker, it’s going to get to hear him speak in one of Arizona’s native languages: Diné.
This publicity film image provided by 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation shows, from left, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in a scene from the "Star Wars" movie released by 20th Century-Fox in 1977. The classic Star Wars film that launched a science fiction empire is being dubbed in the Navajo language.
Farmington, N.M. • Citing the impact in their own state, some New Mexico officials are urging Arizona utility deregulators to shelve their consideration of deregulating retail electricity sales.
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.
“Yum” doesn’t come to mind when most people see a spiny prickly pear cactus.
Forget the recession. And never mind SB 1070.
Arizona’s jobless rate dropped a 10th of a point last month on strong gains in construction employment — gains that may not really be there.
The Department of Administration reports Arizona’s jobless rate last month was 7.9 percent. That’s the third straight month at that level.
The last time I went on the Havasupai Falls hike I left feeling like I missed out on an opportunity.
"The Power of Music," a self-portrait by Nathan Begay (Navajo) was the 2012 Best of Show winner in The Heard Museum Guild American Indian Student Art Show & Sale. This year's event is April 6-8, 2013.
The state's jobless rate inched down just a bit last month amid weaker than expected showing in retail and health care employment.