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Desert Vista junior Dani Jones continued to show she can compete with the nation’s best on Saturday with her performance at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland.
Five hundred rentable bikes are expected to be hitting Phoenix streets near the Metro Light Rail in the spring, but program organizers say they need donations and sponsors to reach that goal.
Timmy Hernandez might be the most understated two-way player in the state.
Jalen Brown isn’t about to reflect completely even though he is only three weeks from graduation.
Forty is a significant number in the Bible, and there are many instances of something happening for 40 days or 40 years. To name a few things that lasted for 40 days — during the time of Noah, it rained for 40 days and nights (Genesis 7:12); Moses met with God on the mountain for 40 days twice, first to obtain instructions for building the tabernacle and then to receive the 10 commandments (Exodus 24:18 and 34:28); the spies explored the land of Canaan for 40 days (Numbers 13:25); Goliath taunted the Israelites for 40 days until David put an end to him (1 Samuel 17:16); one meal gave Elijah enough strength to sustain him for 40 days (1 Kings 19:8); the city of Nineveh was given 40 days to repent (Jonah 3:4); Jesus fasted and was tempted by the devil for 40 days (Luke 4:2); after Jesus’ resurrection, He appeared on earth for a period of 40 days before ascending into heaven (Acts 1:3).
Ahwatukee resident Sara Epp was named to the Biola University dean’s list for academic excellence. She was one of 1,422 students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Biola students are placed on the dean’s list to honor those with a GPA of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative GPA is at least a 3.2.
While racing fans are in the Valley for NASCAR this weekend, one fan says he’s frustrated with his racing experience.
Ahwatukee resident Alex Thomas recently won an award at the 2013 Rocky Mountain Emmys for his short film, “The Mutable Life of Oscar Clark.”
The Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) is in full swing with its ARC Support Our Troops Program and Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout November.
GateWay Community College in Phoenix recently opened its new Healthcare United at GateWay (HUG) Clinic to the community. Services are currently being offered pro bono to the community.
A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.”
The Kyrene Parent Summit will be hosting “A Night of Education for Parents” this Thursday.
For the past three years, Dr. Jessica and Dr. Tom van Oostrom have been getting all their ducks in a row to form a new Kyrene Elementary Band and Orchestra, and have seen prosperous success with the program.
Have a question for Selena Gomez? She says you'll find the answer in her new album.
(Editor’s note: Sarah Barnes, the mother of Mountain Pointe wide receiver/defensive back Jalen Brown, was asked by the AFN to reflect on the parent’s perspective of having a big-time Division I recruit in the family and the process that led to him choosing Oregon.)
A California sandwich chain known for meaty, fresh sandwiches has announced it will open a franchised location in Ahwatukee Foothills during the first quarter of 2014.
Phoebe Taylor’s 20-year-old suburban Atlanta ranch house began plain and “builder grade.”
Celebrate Mesa, a free, family-friendly party in the park, is back this fall with extended hours and a Halloween theme.
Arizona State University will not increase tuition for Arizona undergraduate students for the academic year that begins in fall 2014. This applies to both current students and those entering that year. No determination has been made yet regarding tuition levels for out-of-state students or for graduate students, whether in-state or out-of-state.
The Ahwatukee Kiwanis Club has completed many community service projects in Ahwatukee throughout the year, and now has teamed up with Horizon Honors, Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe high schools to form a Key Club.
HERE: Ironwood Library presents teen dating violence prevention program Oct. 19
Four years ago Jalen Brown walked through the doors at Mountain Pointe highly-touted and wore No. 85 his freshman year.
Schools across the Kyrene district are currently enjoying fall break, but that doesn’t mean the district isn’t offering fun activates for its students.
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
The Desert Vista cross country programs have a different feel in 2013.