Should Journalists Express Their Opinions Outside of Work?

When it comes to divisive issues like gay marriage or abortion, I’ve got an opinion on it, some pretty strong opinions, actually. Same with...

Everything I Learned in Life I Learned from The Fonz

Most children learn how to handle life by watching their parents or older brothers and sisters. As the child gets older, they pick up...

Road Trip: Seeking Salvation? I Know a Place…

This summer I took a very long road trip with a group of students from my high school called "Bear Busters,” led by my...

Trump’s Mar-A-Wallgo T Shirt proceeds to help Mexico pay for the...

At My Local News we want to do all that we can to help Mexico pay for the wall, as President Trump has promised...

Exclusive Interview with Bisbee Mayor David Smith about proposed Mar-a-Wallgo Resort

By: Joseph Lewis I had the the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Mayor David Smith of Bisbee, Arizona on a beautiful day in late...

(Opinion) Mar-a-Wallgo is Tourism to Make America Great Again

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised to make America great again. That’s why 63,000,000 intelligent, future-minded Americans elected the host of Celebrity Apprentice...

(Satire) Mar-A-Wallgo to Offer Golf, ATV Tours, and Simulated Border Patrols

As President Donald Trump prepares to open his flagship border resort, Mar-a-Wallgo, hundreds have already signed up for the hotel's expansive tour and excursion...

Let us shout out the word about your business through a...

  Have you ever wanted to have an article written about you and your business for publication in the local newspaper or magazine?  In today’s...

City of Yuma Hosts Successful Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Hundreds of locals headed to the City of Yuma's Cinco de Mayo Celebration last weekend. This heritage festival provided a family-friendly way to celebrate Cinco...

Pat McMahon brings back “The God Show” with Star Worldwide Networks

One of the Valley’s most reputable broadcast figures, Pat McMahon is “back on air” and not on your traditional AM/FM wavelength. Pat is embracing...

Catbamboo to Perform in Yuma Next Month

Mark your calendars for a fantastic and free concert next month! Catbamboo, presented by indie rock band Stealing Your Kill, will perform at the Maverick...

Free May Workout at Foothills Library

Break a sweat and boost your confidence and energy levels with a fabulous free workout this week! Sarah Nelson Health & Fitness, based right here...

“No Promo Homo” Laws Strike Conversation

Advocates say Arizona’s so-called “No Promo Homo” law, that prohibits schools from teaching safe practices for homosexual sex, is stigmatizing and endangering the LGBT...

Arizona Ranks Second in the Nation in Lettuce Production

Did you know Arizona ranks second in the nation in lettuce production, providing 25 percent of the country's total production? Arizona agribusiness contributes a record...

Opinion: Why I Won’t Order a Medium Drip

  Rest assured that if you see me in a coffee shop, I will be ordering a medium coffee, not a medium drip. Why?...

Happy Birthday to our Executive Editor; Nancy Puffer

Around four or five years ago I tried to recruit a very well accomplished reporter with the Arizona Republic, who served with me on...

Saturday is National Coffee Day — Drink for a Cause!

Saturday is National Coffee Day and now people can drink their favorite beverage and help feed hungry kids at the same time, by purchasing...

(Satire) Video: New Border Resort Hailed as Crown Jewel of Trump...

In what will likely be the crown jewel of the Trump dynasty, officials from Arizona, Mexico and the Trump Organization recently announced a collaborative...

Local Car Auction Announces Venue Location for 20th Anniversary

It’s an unforgettable homecoming. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the most exciting collector car auction in the world, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions returns home to...

Promchella Takes Center Stage in the Valley

Nick’s Menswear has partnered up with one of Arizona’s largest event companies for the inaugural Promchella. The two-day music festival is set to take...

Arizona’s Largest Dispensary Holds Cannabis-Infused Recipe Contest with a Goal of...

Move over, brownies. The demand for fresh and healthy cannabis-infused foods is skyrocketing, according to the Mint Dispensary, as patients seek infused foods with less...
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Tempe Diablos Host Crucial Blood Drive

With COVID-19 numbers on the rise again, many Valley healthcare facilities are overwhelmed with patients and need all the support they can get. A...

Arizona Teens Sharpen Culinary Skills and Prep for Fall Feast

High school culinary students across Arizona cool off after a summer of high-intensity training with the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). For the first time...
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Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona Supports Million Dollar Day of...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is celebrated the International Day of the Girl on October 11th by bringing the community together in a day-long...
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Get to Know Dutch Bros

America’s cry for a fast and friendly coffee place was answered on February 12, 1992, when Dutch Bros was created. With over 280 locations and...

It’s a fecal matter- awareness for dog owners

As I walk the neighborhood with my four-legged companion, I'm often forced to play hopscotch in several areas of our path. We live in...

Opinion – Is it Better to Rent or Own a Home?

Dollars & Sense There is one Personal Finance question that comes up all the time… “IS IT CHEAPER TO RENT THAN TO OWN A HOME?”       The...

Facebook is coming to Phoenix! Free event for small business owners

In November of last year, Facebook announced the launch of a new program to invest in small businesses across the country. The program, Community Boost,...

OPINION: Arizona Public Schools May Face a Crisis With Proposition 305

“Say no to prop 305,” AZED 101 group said that taking out funding in public schools could cause an unprecedented teacher shortage in the...

Apparel Company Launches in Phoenix

A new clothing company, that also brings more awareness on the importance of conservation, recently launched in the Valley. Justin Renninger and Jason Ingersoll...

Derma Health Skin and Laser to Open at Gilbert Shopping Center...

The newest Derma Health Skin & Laser will open at SanTan Pavilions in Gilbert in February. Locally owned and operated Derma Health has offered its medical grade aesthetic services to men...

Downtown Chandler Restaurants Offer Mother’s Day Specials

Downtown Chandler has everything you need this Mother's Day season. Thanks to the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership for highlighting the below local restaurants offering...

Great Hearts Graduates Above National Average

The numbers are in, and Great Hearts Academies, a nonprofit network of tuition-free public charter schools in Texas and Arizona, is excited to announce...
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The School of Ballet Arizona Summer Intensive Auditions Now Open

The School of Ballet Arizona is welcoming ballet students from the Valley and beyond to participate in its summer intensive program. The upper division...

Phoenix Suns Sign Alec Peters

  The Phoenix Suns have officially signed forward Alec Peters, the team’s selection with the 54th overall pick in the second round of...

Secular Coalition for Arizona Hosts 3rd Annual Secular Summit

Join secular public policy supporters from around the state for our 3rd Annual Secular Summit on Saturday, December 2nd. This will be a day...
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Website Design Trends for 2018

Web design trends for 2018 take advantage of existing technologies in new ways and exploit new, cutting-edge technologies for an improved user experience. Here...

Answering the Call: Arizona Women Running for Elected Office

Sunday morning, my husband Dave and I attended a donor's brunch for U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema at the home of a very nice couple...

VIDEO – It Won’t Happen to Me

  That is the premise as to why many people are hesitant in purchasing insurance or planning for major catastrophes. Yet we...

West Side Story Comes to Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre, the largest professional regional theatre company in the Valley, is kicking off its 99th season with the classic musical, West Side Story...

(Opinion) Holy voter suppression, Batman!

While most people were getting ready to pass out candy to little superheroes this past Halloween, I was voting. Like most elections, I voted...

32nd Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival!

Escape to our 30-acre 16th Century village where Maidens, Mermaids, Merriment and Mingling await thee.  The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park,...

Local Credit Union Renovates Resource Pantry for College Students in Need

TruWest® Credit Union has partnered with Mesa Community College (MCC) to refurbish its free market pantry for students in need and support success in higher education. The “Mesa...

Pedal Haus Brewery Offers Memorial Day Party Packs

With so many people at home this Memorial weekend, local restaurant and brewery Pedal Haus, is launching its take home Party Packages this Friday...
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Celebrate National Bourbon Month at Kasai

It’s National Bourbon Month! Did you know that bourbon does need to be made in the United States to be considered bourbon? This seemingly...
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Ballet Arizona Announces Free Digital Performance and Awards Celebration

Ballet Arizona introduces Set the Stage: BALANCHINE, a one-hour production that invites viewers to celebrate the perseverance of the Ballet Arizona family over the...
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Scottsdale Contemporary Art Gallery to Host ‘Pop-Up’ Shows: FIAT LUX Oct....

A transformative new art experience is opening in Scottsdale this October. A cross between an art gallery and a pop-up show, this season FIAT LUX (located...

Fountain of Youth? Sorry, It’s Not Out There

Aging is a natural part of life, but that hasn't stopped people from embarking on efforts to stop the process. Unfortunately, perhaps, those attempts are...

Are My Christmas Gifts Covered?

The answer is maybe. NEW CAR- first, congratulations!  Most insurance policies will cover your replacement vehicle for 30 days.  Please call your agent the...

March for Our Lives Arizona Raises Nearly $16,000 in 48 Hours

March for Our Lives Arizona, a nonpartisan, grassroots group of high school students with little to no formal organizing experience, is proud to announce that they...

Free vaccinations and spay/neuter vouchers plus $20 dog adoptions at Oct....

In celebration of pit bull awareness month, Fix.Adopt.Save. and its alliance partners are hosting the fifth annual Pittie-Palooza at Phoenix Metrocenter Mall on October...

CANADIAN-BASED NERDS ON SITE EXPANDS INTO ARIZONA WITH 6 FRANCHISES

Nerds On Site, which provides on-site IT services to small-to-medium businesses and entrepreneurs in 10 countries, recently opened its first six franchises in Scottsdale,...

Credit Union Raising Funds for American Lung Association

More than 33 million Americans are affected by lung diseases, including asthma and COPD, with lung cancer being the highest cause of death. TruWest...

Goodwill Safely Re-opens Select Career Centers & Stores

 Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona has safely re-opened four Career Centers this week and has plans to begin opening select retail stores over the...

Great Hearts Announces New Assistant Headmaster

Great Hearts Scottsdale Preparatory Academy is excited to announce the newest addition to its faculty. Justin Bell is taking on the role of Assistant...
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TruWest® Credit Union Releases Voice Authentication for Better Service and Security

TruWest Credit Union is excited to launch Voice ID, powered by Illuma Shield, a voice authentication and fraud prevention platform from Illuma Labs, to...
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Thank You Arizona Diamondbacks!

Baseball season is now over in Arizona, the post season has come to an end.  Instead of being upset about it, let's take the...
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Arizona Students Use Instagram for Business

Instagram gained another 100 million users since April putting them at 800 million monthly users, according to TechCrunch. With 2 million advertisers now on the...

Arizona Voters Overwhelming Support Increased Funding for Teachers and Students

For the third consecutive year, a majority of Arizona voters surveyed believe education is the top issue facing our state today. In fact, education...

Kimber Lanning to Grow Community Development Work Through Local First Arizona...

When Kimber Lanning first began organizing Arizona’s locally-owned businesses in 2003, she was focused on combating unfair policies that benefited large corporations by providing...

Monsoon Season Marks the Height of Scorpion Season – Protect Your...

By Georgia Clubb, Founder of Seal Out Scoprions  I’m often asked when scorpion season is. In Arizona, it can sometimes seem all year long. However,...

Data Breaches Continue to Rise

The United States has seen a huge jump in data breaches and exposed records from 2015, according to a study from...

Help Raise PTSD Awareness

Help Raise PTSD Awareness  PTSD is the root cause and is “the deadliest wound of war.” In fact, while there are 58,195 names on the...

FuelFest Heads to Phoenix with Cody Walker and Tyrese Gibson

FuelFest is set for its inaugural event in Arizona at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park on Saturday, April 4, in Chandler. Now in its...

Off-Broadway Cast of “The White Chip” to Do Live Benefit Reading...

            In line with Arizona Theatre Company’s (ATC) ongoing commitment to bringing diverse creative content to audiences online, the original...

Evolve PR and Marketing Continues Growth in 10th Year

When Jennifer Kaplan founded Scottsdale-based Evolve Public Relations and Marketing in late 2010, she was laser-focused on building the best team of publicists in...
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Ballet Arizona’s Contemporary Council Hosts Virtual Cocktail Workshop

Ballet Arizona dancers, along with Matt Farrow and Kaylee Needley, owners of Iconic Cocktail Co., are hosting a virtual lesson on how to put...

Catching Up with Grant Woods on Life, Politics, and Family

Today’s politics are divisive and extreme at both the state and national level. But if you look over the course of Arizona’s political history,...
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How to Follow Email Marketing Best Practices

Some marketers believe email marketing’s time has come and gone. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Email marketing still packs a serious...
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Break Free from the Blues this Holiday Season

Festive parties, family gatherings, gift shopping and time-honored recipes are what most people associate with the holiday season. However, for some, the winter is...

The Flower of Spring with Table Tops Etc.

Anytime someone says "Spring is here!" I can't help but get excited to think about how much the Spring perennials brighten our floral studio....

Local efforts work to prevent drowning and spread awareness

By Hanna Plotnik, Hana Dement and Maia Ordonez   As the summer approaches, it is more crucial than ever for children to know how to swim...

Vet Tix Launches First Responder Program

Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), a national nonprofit that has provided 5 million free event tickets to 900,000 veterans of all eras, currently serving...

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services Promotes Tiffany Zid to Chief Compliance...

PHOENIX - Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, announced that Tiffany Zid has been promoted to Chief Compliance...

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR STEM TEACHER GRANTS FROM APS AND THE...

Studies show the best way to get students interested in the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) is not through books and lectures,...

Financial Impact of Coronavirus-Caused Cancelations, Restrictions on Nonprofits at $30 Million

An Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits survey of nonprofit organizations statewide showed that nearly 90% of the 364 respondents have been or expect to be...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....
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Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Encourages Nonprofits to Apply for Grants

Oral Health Programs & Education Funding Applications Now Open StatewideDelta Dental of Arizona Foundation is looking forward to helping even more Arizonans with their...
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Artificial Intelligence Software Companies Partner for Comprehensive Student Protection

Gnosis IQ, an Arizona-based artificial intelligence (AI) software company that predicts and tracks student success, recently announced a strategic partnership with Bark Technologies, the...

New Safety App ‘RealSafe’ Protects Real Estate Agents from Harm

There are over 2 million real estate agents in the US and nearly 40% of real estate industry professionals report they have felt unsafe...
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