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.
Just less than a year ago, three Ahwatukee Foothills residents decided to get serious about music and form a band. This month, that band, All is King, will represent Phoenix at an international music festival in Chengdu, China.
Arizona’s forests are in poor health. They’re overgrown, and without action, catastrophic fires are almost a certainty — putting the state’s physical beauty, economic vitality and water supplies at risk.
New York • The number of U.S. fathers home with their kids full-time is down, from a peak 2.2 million in 2010, the official end of the recession, to about 2 million in 2012, according to a report released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.
Rebuffing a bid to add new last-minute string to funding, state senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing what is now $63 million in new cash to get it started.
The Arizona Scorpions youth baseball team from Chandler was selected to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament in Cooperstown, N.Y., at the end of the month.
Concluding some testimony to a hearing officer was “not credible,” Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk decided Wednesday to pursue Attorney General Tom Horne on charges he illegally coordinated his 2010 election campaign with an independent committee.
Urbanites nostalgic about childhood camping trips — or wanting to try tent camping for the first time — are often daunted by logistical challenges, like figuring out where to go and what to bring, and anxieties about diving headlong into the unfamiliar wilderness.
Stephanie Spray, daughter of Mike and Sherry Spray of Ahwatukee, will graduate with honors from the University of Arizona on May 17. She will be awarded a bachelor’s degree in design and theater arts with a minor in art history. She will continue her work in photography. Spray attended Desert Vista High School.
This wouldn’t be about Sam Allen if the 71-year-old Mesa resident has his way. He doesn’t mind being part of it, but what follows wouldn’t focus as much on his efforts as much as it would the many people he works alongside during the week.
Red, White and Beautiful, sponsored by Women in Business, will be on Thursday, May 8, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Foothills Golf Club, 2201 E. Clubhouse Drive. This event is open to the entire community and benefits the Red, White & Boom Fireworks Festival on July 3. So mark your calendar and don’t miss out!