Monday, February 10, 2014 3:45 am
Photographers with disabilities will get an opportunity to showcase their work in downtown Phoenix this year in the ninth annual art competition as part of the city’s efforts to promote disability awareness.
Sunday, January 12, 2014 6:45 am
South Mountain Preserve has once again received a slew of recognition from national media saying it’s one of the best places in the nation for a taste of wilderness within city limits.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 8:03 am
The fees for air tour operators that use technology to quiet the sound of aircraft at Grand Canyon National Park have been reduced.
Monday, November 25, 2013 9:13 am
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 11:45 am
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride will be in Phoenix on Oct. 17 for a three-day rehabilitative cycling event.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 5:45 am
Everest College Phoenix announced that Maria Walters has been appointed as president of the Phoenix campus. Walters, a veteran of the United States Air Force, has extensive experience as a leader, educator and certified interpreter. In her new position, Walters has responsibility for overall leadership and management of academic, administrative and fiscal operations of the Phoenix campus.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 7:45 am
The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter will host Experience Red Cross, an inside look at the Grand Canyon Chapter in action from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 at the Grand Canyon Chapter’s headquarters, 6135 N. Black Canyon Highway in Phoenix.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 12:55 pm
A zoning administrator for the city of Phoenix has denied a zoning variance for a medical marijuana dispensary to go into a location in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 10:14 am
Five East Valley schools will compete in the Hoophall West, another top high school basketball tournament set for November and December.
Friday, May 24, 2013 10:19 am
Hiking trails built in South Mountain won’t be destroyed by the South Mountain Freeway but many hikers fear they will never be the same.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 10:49 am
Erin Andrews-Sharer, a graduate of Desert Vista High School and a sophomore at The College of Wooster, received the Elias Compton Freshman Prize and the Lyman C. Knight, Sr., Prize in mathematics and physical education at Wooster’s 43rd Annual Recognition Banquet.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 1:49 pm
Army Pvt. Jesse A. Blas has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Sunday, March 17, 2013 1:49 pm
Everest University Online and Everest College Phoenix recently presented the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department with a donation of $5,000 for its Phoenix Afterschool Program. The Phoenix Afterschool Program is an affordable after-school recreation and enrichment program in many locations throughout the city.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 2:49 pm
Students from the Everest College Phoenix campus recently donated their time and energy to assist St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance with packing food boxes for those in need throughout the state of Arizona.
Friday, October 19, 2012 12:00 pm
High school seniors, as well as sophomores and juniors, are invited to attend Future ASU STEM Devil Night at Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix. Students and their families will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from admissions, financial aid, and a variety of schools that focus on STEM-based careers.
Monday, October 15, 2012 11:49 am
Twenty-two members of the female-only Ahwatukee CrossFit Gym journeyed to the Grand Canyon on Sept. 29 for a “single day” rim-to-rim Grand Canyon hike. The ladies enjoyed a relaxing day in Flagstaff and the North Rim on Friday before the Saturday rim-to-rim hike started at 6 a.m., with the last hiking team making it to the top of the South Rim by 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 5, 2012 9:45 am
Cornell University is pleased to announce the following students graduated with the class of 2012 during commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, N.Y., on May 27.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 5:26 pm
This is a rebuttal to Glenn Hamer’s Guest Commentary in your newspaper (“Senate Appropriations Committee personnel reform vital to state’s business growth,” March 23).
Thursday, March 8, 2012 3:00 pm
It was not meant to be this year for Desert Vista High School.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 3:21 pm
Army Pvt. Anthony R. White has graduated from basic infantry
training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 7:00 am
Motivation runs high for the Bahr family of Maricopa, and they
wanted a school that encouraged it in their children.
Saturday, January 28, 2012 6:00 pm
Running late to school? At Summit School of Ahwatukee kids are
simply running for fun and fitness. The before school running club
often has more than 60 preschool through eighth-grade kids on any
one day, who voluntarily show up at 7:45 a.m., to run and walk with
their friends. This is the second year for this kid favorite
program; led by Kathy Dean, M.A., Summit' physical education
teacher and the past president of the Arizona Association for
Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AzAHPERD). Summit
is one of 5,200 schools participating in AAHPERD's nation-wide
program called "Let's move in school," which strives to increase
kids' physical activity before, during and after school, thus
enhancing their ability to learn.
Friday, December 9, 2011 8:00 pm
The city of Phoenix has added another 592 acres of State Trust
land to the Sonoran Preserve, pushing this latest piece of the
city's vast desert preserve system to a total of approximately
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 3:00 pm
It's exciting to travel lightly with just a passport, a
toothbrush, and a couple changes of clothes - planning as you go
and moving between places nimbly. This is exactly what I did going
Friday, November 25, 2011 1:00 pm
He has played in front of big crowds before, but his newest
honor might lead to his biggest performance yet.