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Local youth attend tribal event in D.C.

Local youth attend tribal event in D.C.

Several students from local high schools were a part of history this summer when they were selected to attend the first-ever White House..

Murals donated to variety of families

Murals donated to variety of families

More than 50 murals created by local artists recently were given to refugee families finding new homes in Metro Phoenix, through a..

Stoneman named White House intern

Stoneman named White House intern

North Central resident Molly Stoneman, a graduate of North High School, was named as a 2015 summer White House intern. She was one of only..

Where is the great Arizona novel?

Where is the great Arizona novel?

Changing Hands-Phoenix, 300 W. Camelback road, hosts an exploration of the question of “The Great Arizona Novel,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug...

PCDS speech teams finish great season

PCDS speech teams finish great season

The PCDS Upper School’s Speech and Debate Team had a successful tournament season, with strong showings at all tournament levels. At the..

Local singers sought for performing groups

Local singers sought for performing groups

Broadway Babies, a Valley performance troupe, is looking for a few good men and women who love to sing. Almost every Sunday afternoon from..

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Florence Crittenton’s upscale resale store, Flo’s on 7th, is kicking off its sixth-annual Heels for Healing donation cycle for new and..

Federal official visits child care center

Federal official visits child care center

Desert Mission Lincoln Learning Center students introduce themselves to U.S. Dept. of Education deputy secretary John B. King Jr.

Blake attends health summit

Blake attends health summit

North Central resident Carolyn Blake represented the state of Arizona at the Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine, held at..

Annual pledge drive features furry friends

Annual pledge drive features furry friends

The Arizona Humane Society’s 17th-Annual Pet Telethon is set for 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 on KTVK-3TV, local channel 3. The..

Website offers tips for monsoon prep

Website offers tips for monsoon prep

Along with the summer heat in the Valley comes the monsoon season. To prepare for the inclement weather that is part of the season, the..

Pet of the Month: A cat tale of spirit, survival

Pet of the Month: A cat tale of spirit, survival

Colonel’s story is one of a stray who ventured too far into the street and was hit by a passing car. The accident left him with a badly..

Low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for pits

Low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for pits

Altered Tails, a nonprofit organization and the Valley’s largest spay/neuter clinic specializing in high-quality, low-cost services, is..

Local nonprofit seeks kids book manuscripts

Local nonprofit seeks kids book manuscripts

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, has introduced “Books for Babies …..

Keep pets away from toxic toads

Keep pets away from toxic toads

From July 15 through Sept. 30, the monsoon season means heavy rains, which tend to bring an influx of toads and frogs into Phoenix yards..

Institute offers ‘Dinner with Churchill’

Institute offers ‘Dinner with Churchill’

Guests will step back in time to experience a pivotal moment in history as The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute re-creates a historic White..

HOV receives Medicare grant

HOV receives Medicare grant

Hospice of the Valley has been awarded a major grant by Medicare to participate in a national program that will enable people with..

Central HS class of ’75 holds 40-year reunion

Central HS class of ’75 holds 40-year reunion

Calling all Bobcats from the heart of the Disco era. It’s time to party, Central style, and celebrate 40 years of life after high school...

AHS seeks crafters for ‘kitty cozies’

AHS seeks crafters for ‘kitty cozies’

Are you a crafter looking for ways you can support Arizona Humane Society’s homeless animals? Creating a few kitty cozies may just be the..

Free spay, neuter surgeries for cats

Free spay, neuter surgeries for cats

Altered Tails’ Barnhart Clinic, 950 W. Hatcher Road, offers free spay and neuter surgeries this spring for all cat owners who reside in..

Faith and finances combined together

Faith and finances combined together

“Financial Peace University” is the popular financial planning course developed by Dave Ramsey, a nationally known expert in personal..

Documentary looks at reptile rescues

Documentary looks at reptile rescues

The Phoenix Herpetological Society is featured in “The Reptile Sanctuary,” a documentary that explores the psychology behind people’s..

Computer science program expands

Computer science program expands

The successful Microsoft TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) industry-wide initiative will expand to seven Phoenix area..

City plans to expand bag recycling program

City plans to expand bag recycling program

The Arizona state legislature and governor may have put the kibosh on local municipalities outlawing plastic grocery bags, but the city of..

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