Whether one is heading to the big game or just about town this week and especially next weekend, there are a few of watchwords to remember, according to Valley public safety and transportation officials: Plan ahead and leave early — well before the scheduled 4:30 p.m. kickoff.
While 2014 brought us a ton of tremendous blockbusters about superheroes, LEGOS, and talking raccoons, it was also a banner year for smaller movies about life itself. No matter what the budget, this year had no shortage of great films. Today we’ll be taking a look at my 10 personal favorites.
I am a retired Ahwatukee resident and worked as the business office manager at the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) for 18 years. During that time I had a wonderful working relationship and regular interaction with the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM), and occasionally staff, in the capacity of my job.
‘Medical tourism” often carries international connotations — Americans seeking treatment abroad, for instance, where the cost of procedures for joint implants and pacemakers overseas may be a fraction of what it is in the U.S. But the economics of domestic medical tourism are catching up.
By now, most Ahwatukee homeowners have submitted their payment to the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM) homeowners association and may wonder what, exactly, it is used for. I, to, used to wonder about that but never took the time to contact the office to ask. In fact, I pay two assessments; Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) and ABM, and I have friends in our community that pay three different assessments. Having served on the board for the past several years, this year as president, I hope I can take the guess work out of it for you.
Dried flowers and a note from the actor Bradley Cooper rest on Debbie Lee's table at the Honor House in Surprise. Cooper portrays Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL, in the film "American Sniper," who Lee personally. Lee's late son, Marc, also a Navy SEAL, served with Kyle and is also portrayed in the film.
Debbie Lee reads a personal note written by the late Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle, in the front of his book, "American Sniper," at the at the Honor House in Surprise. Kyle is portrayed by Bradley Cooper in the film adaptation of his book, which will be pre-screened in Scottsdale on Thursday. Lee's late son, Marc, also a Navy SEAL, served with Kyle and is also portrayed in the film.
An Illinois bishop who performed a “minor exorcism” on the governor of that state over same-sex marriage will be the guest speaker at the annual Red Mass here marking the beginning of the legislative session.
In December, Congress approved and the president signed into law legislation that paves the way for the expansion of the Resolution Copper Mine in Superior, Ariz. I’m extremely proud to have worked as a team with my Arizona colleagues in the Senate and House, most notably Sen. Jeff Flake, Congressman Paul Gosar, and Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, to advance this legislation.