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The questions were about improving Arizona's economy.
Tourism in Arizona is now back to where it was before the recession — and SB 1070 — hit, but it's nowhere near where it should be, according to the state's top tourism official.
The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) announced the 2013 visitation statistics and economic impact of the Arizona travel and tourism industry at the annual Arizona Governor’s Conference on Tourism.
(Editor’s note: This is a first in a series of stories about “snowbirds” in Ahwatukee and the Valley of the Sun. The next story will appear in the July 23 issue of the AFN).
Ahwatukee resident Narry Savage recently finished her first week of schooling at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix.
If you received a bill in the mail that contained $700 in hidden fees, you’d be furious ... right? That’s exactly what could happen to you this November if you live in Phoenix.
In response to the recent “op-ed” published in the Ahwatukee Foothills News on July 13 by Randy Christman, a representative of Pulte Corp; I would like to put to rest the misinformation Pulte is providing the Ahwatukee homeowners, regarding their highly marketed “proposal” to turn the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course into a housing development.
Pulte Group faced some difficult questions from the audience at the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Public Policy meeting Friday, July 11, but overall the group said it’s making some progress getting consent from the neighborhood to develop the closed Lakes Golf Course.
A University of Arizona doctor and researcher, given her walking papers last month, is not going quietly.
Lauren Dudley of Ahwatukee, an incoming junior at Desert Vista High School, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2014-2015. Dudley is studying Chinese in China for the summer at Beijing Normal University in Zhuhai, China. The NSLI-Y program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students to learn less commonly-taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs.
Sixteen men were arrested last week at a Tempe hotel during a prostitution sting, according to Tempe police.
Arizona schools chief John Huppenthal sparred with his Republican primary challenger, Diane Douglas, Tuesday evening in a debate that focused on the state's new Common Core school standards but also touched on anonymous blog posts Huppenthal made that forced him to apologize.
Question: I want to create an app for my business, but I need to find someone that knows how to build apps that I can trust or someone that can teach me how to do it. How do I get started?
Before we deal with the issue of debilitating sweating, we must know about this condition is called medically.
The numbers on the thermostat don’t always add up — or cool down — to good news. Particularly this time of year.
Locally centered spending has surged over the past few years due in part to organizations that promote local economies.
Throughout the years, Summit School of Ahwatukee has been assisting children with entering school with its preschool program.
I’ve made a habit lately of studying the Amish. I use the word “study” loosely as this is not a simple curiosity of mine or some kind of theological experiment. My exploration flows out of a deep respect and admiration for their faith and spirituality. We English (that’s what the Amish call us outside their communities) recognize them because of their familiar beards, horse-drawn buggies, fine woodworking, or barn-raisings, but there’s a lot more to this group than sturdy furniture and firm dispositions. They have a lively, vibrant faith despite their archaic lifestyles.
Come Jan. 1, thousands of Arizona veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder will soon be able to obtain marijuana legally.
On Monday, July 14, Arizona State University’s Project Humanities will attempt to uncover the meaning of privilege and how it impacts society with a free workshop in Ahwatukee.
The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for recent graduates.
High school dropouts are costing the state of Arizona billions, according to a new report by the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable.
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.
Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series on the history of the Ahwatukee streets.
Jeffrey T. Mueller, MD, became the 123rd president of the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) on May 30, at the association’s annual meeting in Phoenix. Mueller will serve a one-year term in that capacity.