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Organizers for the upcoming Phoenix Hydrocephalus Association Walk hope their event next month to support research into the condition and provide information about a disease that affects children, the elderly and even pets.
Mesa resident Matthew Baltzley is known as someone who is “on the spectrum,” meaning he is autistic. It’s a disability by definition, but Matthew’s autism offers a different way of seeing the world and channels the artistic vision he hopes to employ in the future.
Wellness isn’t something Dignity Health employees practice only on their down time. At Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers, it’s woven into the work culture with opportunities that enhance employment and transcend home life as well as patient care.
The question of whether more tax cuts will restore the Arizona economy to pre-recession levels has become a key issue in this year's gubernatorial contest.
After sleeping on a wild and crazy game here are a few final thoughts before moving on to a rematch of the last two Division I state title games.
Many of us have one room in the house that doesn’t really have a job. Maybe we set it up with an air bed once in awhile for guests, or shove out-of-season clothing boxes in there, or use it as a holding zone for stuff we’re not sure what to do with.
When Ann and Glen Gage downsized from their expansive home and garden in Switzerland to a San Francisco town house, one of the things they missed most was the koi pond they’d built and tended for years. It was brimming with elegant plants, fish and its own ecosystem.
Our community has seen its fair share of monsoon storms over the years, but when the remnants of Hurricane Norbert rolled through the Valley on Sept. 8, Phoenix neighborhoods saw record-breaking rainfall and historic flooding.
About the only Mountain Pointe player not smiling while milling around the field after Friday's 45-42 win over Chandler was John Abercrombie.
Paul Lucas has always been told it looks effortless when he runs.
In a game with nearly 800 combined total yards in the first half and 87 combined points, it might be difficult to highlight the play of the defense.
MARANA - The most clear-cut way to sum up the lows and very lows of Desert Vista’s 44-20 road loss at Marana Mountain View Friday night came on back-to-back drives in the middle of the third quarter.
Seton Catholic senior running back Antonio Campanella only needed to touch the ball twice for Seton to capture a 55-0 victory over Cortez.
Mesa resident Matthew Baltzley designed the T-shirt for the 10th Zoowalk at the Phoenix Zoo on Oct. 4. [Photo by Kimberly Baltzley]
The mood surrounding the Mountain Pointe football program had a different feel this week.
Dan Hinds sat on a couch in the Desert Vista coaches’ office on Monday confident that the message was received.
U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has released a comprehensive resource guide for veterans in her district just as this week she met with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald to get an update on when care for veterans will be improving in Phoenix.
Center Pointe Dance has changed ownership several times over the years, but the new owner is bringing a fresh perspective while keeping it all in the family.
More Americans are facing rising caregiver costs. The financial challenge of caring for an aging parent can also create caregiver stress. Don’t allow caring for an aging parent or spouse to become a crisis.
The Mountain Pointe Hall of Fame ceremony is always filled with stories told from memory, hugs reserved for long-ago teammates and inspirational speeches for the current students that focus the glory days.
Considering the amount of passion and emotion Olivia Fairchild shows on the volleyball court, it isn’t surprising to hear that she wakes up each morning thinking about volleyball as well.
A fun question to ask kids is, “How many animals of each kind did Moses take on the ark?” When they shout out “Two!” you shake your head and break the news to them that Moses didn’t have an ark. Ha!
Friends for Life Animal Rescue’s 15th annual BARKtoberfest event is coming up at the Gilbert Town Center, 50 E. Civic Center Drive, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. This is a free event, although some activities require a small donation to participate.
Sometimes newspaper opinion generates the cream of community-thinking, which, in truth, is what it’s supposed to do. And, another plus: Readers’ constructive input drown out the belly-aching from tweeter-types.
What if we told you that there was a way to help prevent one of the leading causes of childhood deaths, but that three out of four of us were doing it wrong?