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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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Tempe Prep Boys Basketball Bounces Back with Impressive Wins

By Cameron HillImagine you step up to the three-point line, drained of all your energy after a long game, but you have to make...
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Tempe Prep Students Continue Volunteer Service

Tempe Prep Students Embrace Community Service  By Maya Kostov Whether sending letters to veterans, sorting medical supplies at Project C.U.R.E., cleaning or gardening on the...
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Tempe Prep Soccer Adding Wins with Strong Leadership

By Hayden Sampson When people work their whole lives for something, are willing to miss parties for it, and spend every breathing second thinking about...
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Tempe Prep Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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TruWest® Credit Union Raises $55,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

TruWest Credit Union,  donated $55,000 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, through a fundraising 50/50 raffle and “Casual for a Cause” staff donation...
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Prop 208 Gives Teachers New Hope

  The passing of Proposition 208, the Invest in Education Act, has been widely held as a victory by teachers statewide, especially at...
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Phoenix Nonprofit Serves LGBTQ Youth Across Arizona

  One n Ten, a Phoenix nonprofit serving LGBTQ youth ages 11 to 24, knows the challenges and struggles that LGBTQ youth face...
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South Phoenix Light Rail Extension Offers New Opportunities

For many, the light rail has been a fixture for more than a decade, connecting the Valley and becoming an affordable and...
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ASU’s Journalism Programs Prepare Students for Success

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers its students various programs to help them succeed in whichever...
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WashClub Phoenix Expands to City of Surprise

Online, Mobile Laundry Service PHOENIX – WashClub Phoenix, a national app-based laundry service that launched in the Phoenix metro area in April 2020, is continuing...
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Rio Salado College Welcomes Michelle Gates as New Vice President

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...
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Rio Salado Expands Services to Students in Prison as U.S. Dept....

The U.S. Department of Education has included Rio Salado College as part of an expansion of the Second Chance Pell  Experimental Sites Initiative, which...

Rio Salado Welcomes New Vice President of Administrative Services Michelle Gates

Rio Salado College is pleased to announce that Michelle Gates is the new vice president of administrative services.Gates brings to Rio Salado a deep...

Press Coffee Announces New Community Blend

Local Coffee Roaster Commits to Supporting Local Nonprofits Press Coffee is passionate about supporting the community where they work and live. Over the years...

Rio Salado Named College Innovation Network Founding Member

Rio Salado College Serves as Founding Member of College Innovation Network to Help Guide EdTech Student Success Pilot ProgramThe College Innovation Network (CIN) announced on Aug. 4,...

Inspiring Toddler Overcomes Her Need for Feeding Tube

Henley worked through oral feeding therapy with professionals and staff at United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona. To strangers, Henley appears as a curious little...

Morning Squeeze – A Tempe Necessity

There's always that one place you go to - you know - the one that you think about first thing in the morning, right...

Rocky Mountain Emmys to Host First-Ever Virtual Event

The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will host its first-ever virtual event on Saturday, September 19...

National Defense Authorization Act Is a Welcome Victory for the Havasupai...

The Havasupai Tribe has long stood in opposition to uranium mining at the Grand Canyon. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was amended...

CHAS ROBERTS TO GIVE AWAY NEW A/C SYSTEMS, NOMINATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH...

Chas Roberts, a local family-owned A/C, heating and plumbing provider, is donating two brand new A/C systems, including installation, to two lucky winners as...

Find Out What Businesses are Open

Introduction  With all the confusion of the Coronavirus, it can be difficult to determine what Arizona businesses are open.  This brief article does NOT contain a list...

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....

Queen Creek Unified School District Names New Athletic Director for Queen...

QUEEN CREEK, AZ— Dr. Perry Berry, Superintendent of the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), and the QCUSD Governing Board have named Renee Regoli...

Evergreen Devco Acquires 164,000-Square-Foot Chandler Pavilions Retail Center

Experienced developer boldly closes on retail value-add acquisition during COVID PHOENIX – Evergreen Devco, Inc., a leading retail and multifamily development company in the western...

Local Interior Designer Has One Less Thing to Worry About with...

PHOENIX –  Marco Morales, an interior designer from Phoenix, spends his days working for a small commercial design firm. Like many working professionals, he...

Amalyn Consulting and Canyon Lands Insurance Honor Nurses at Heritage Village...

Over the past few months, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services banned nonessential visitors, including family and friends, from visiting assisted-living and nursing-care communities. The...

200,000 ARIZONANS MAY HAVE MISSED STIMULUS CHECKS THAT TOTAL $198 MILLION

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Cover Arizona and the Arizona Alliance For Community Health Center are launching a public information campaign to assist Arizonans who have not...

DOUBLE UP FOOD BUCKS ARIZONA REMOVES DAILY SPENDING LIMIT

Arizonans Receive Expanded Access to Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, and Produce PHOENIX, ARIZ (June 24, 2020) – Double Up Food Bucks Arizona (Double Up AZ) is...

Meet Debbie Nez-Manuel: Leader and Legislative Candidate

I recently met Debbie Nez-Manuel, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation with roots in Klagetoh. Her early years in the small community among...

Nominations Open for Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

Tempe Community Council (TCC) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year, volunteer, impact and young humanitarian awards. Considered Tempe’s...

Video: Unstoppable Adonis, the Story of a Real-life Superhero

Meet the Inspiration Behind Unstoppable Adonis, Marvel's first Braille Comic Book. Valley celebrity Adonis Watt became a media sensation by wowing football fans in 2019...

WashClub Phoenix Celebrates Father’s Day with Free Laundry Services for One...

PHOENIX –  While dad may be good at telling you when to get your oil changed or fixing a squeaky door, laundry might not...

Local Retiree Fulfills Lifelong Dream with Debut Novel “The Chosen’s Calling”

Not everyone has the chance to cross major dreams off of their bucket list, but when Gaila Kline-Hobson published her debut novel “The Chosen’s...

Power 98.3, to Host a Radiothon Fundraiser Benefitting Boys & Girls...

PHOENIX, AZ – Power 98.3, 96.1 and The Dana Cortez Show presents Power of A Dollar benefitting The Boys & Girls Clubs of The...

Arizona’s Food Bank Needs Your Help

Citizens of Arizona may or may not be familiar with St. Mary’s Food Bank.  They are a charity icon in the Valley, providing free...

Supporting Your Local Businesses

Overview  Now that Arizona businesses are reopening, it is so important that the public support them.  Not just for the sake of those merchants, but...

Jewish Family and Children’s Service bringing resources to those in need...

Jewish Family & Children’s Service has a beginning rooted deep in helping the community during times of hardship, and that dedication still echoes in...

Planet Fitness Treats Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley to...

 Planet Fitness has a tradition dating back to 1999 called Pizza Monday. Every month, the fitness company treats members to free pizza on the...

Reopening of Arizona Businesses

According to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, some Arizona businesses will begin re-opening this week and next.  Which businesses will be included?  What steps will...

Rio Salado College President Kate Smith Named Aspen Institute Fellow

 The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today announced that Rio Salado College Interim President Kate Smith is one of 40 leaders selected for the 2020-21 class of the Aspen...

Some Sources for Small Business Loans

Overview This article is intended to provide information on the best places to go for small business loans.  Research on search engines was done and...

New Nonprofit Brings Medical Supplies to the Frontline

PHOENIX – In response to the novel Coronavirus, a new nonprofit, ProtectAZ was founded to bring crucial medical supplies to our frontline personnel and...

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...

Mdrive Donates Immune Support Product to Firefighters

Mdrive is excited to announce it recently donated 500 bottles of its Mdrive Elite supplement to the United Phoenix Firefighter Association (UPFC). UPFC was...

More Things To Do From Home

Overview Believe it or not, there are plenty of things people can do from their homes.  Even though times are difficult right now, it is...

Serrano’s Launches Burritos for Badges Donation Program

Serrano’s Launches Burritos for Badges Donation ProgramAll 5 Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants Move to Curbside Pickup and Delivery OnlyCHANDLER, Ariz. (April 2, 2020) – Serrano’s...

Restaurant To Donate Pizzas to HonorHealth Hospitals

We are all in this together. Local restaurant PHX Beer Co. believes in that and that’s why, beginning this Friday, April 3, through April...

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...

Rio Salado College Hosts Food Justice Conference Featuring Author Leah Penniman,...

Rio Salado College is proud to host Food Justice: Creating Equity Through Sustainable Food Systems, a free, half-day conference on Wed., March 18, 2020...

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...

Adopt Animal Shelter Pets

Please Adopt Your Pet Folks, we have an important plea for you.  If you are looking for a pet to bring home, please check out...

Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe this Saturday, January 4 at...

By Violeta PanayotovaWe came, we saw, we ran! Although the high school cross country season is over, the Arizona community is ready to run...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

LGBT students face scrunity throughout Arizona

Arizona public schools are still undecided on whether sexual education should be taught as a class. Arizona has always had many historical issues within...

Learn Benefits of Clinical Trials at Free Local Event

 Valley residents can learn how to get involved with clinical medical trials on Dec. 5, 2019, at the inaugural Phoenix AWARE for All event....

Queen Creek Unified Students & Staff Honor Veterans

There are around 21 million veterans in the United States; 522,188 live in Arizona, according to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs. To...

Fulton Homes’ 7th Annual Fly The Flag Campaign Raises Funds for...

Valley linchpin Fulton Homes has announced the conclusion of this year's Fly The Flag philanthropy drive. The 7th annual drive, which wrapped in conjunction...

Vaping Epidemic Hits Arizona Youth

The vaping epidemic that is taking over the nation is impacting students in Arizona schools.  The Arizona Department of Health Services has reported at least...

Sun Devil leaders to receive honors at 2019 Homecoming

The ASU Alumni Association will honor Sun Devil leadership during the upcoming Nov. 23 Homecoming game, which will pit ASU against the University of...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley Celebrate 42nd Annual...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV) celebrated the 42nd Annual Giving Great Futures Gala at The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse...

The Velvet Handcuffs Book – Hot off the Press!

The Velvet Handcuffs Breaking Free of Corporate America.  Authored by Bob Wallace, MBA  Overview This newly published book delivers meaningful and useful tools to break out...

Coffee News returns to Scottsdale in September, continuing a 12-year tradition...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Community newspaper Coffee News is returning to Scottsdale the week of Sept. 15 after a six-month hiatus. Mark Blum and Aaron Peters...

OpenWorks Debuts on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

OpenWorks, a leading national facility services and commercial cleaning franchise operator, announced it has been named to the 2019 Inc. 5000, the...

Washington Federal Foundation announces $41,000 in recent local grants including $25,000...

The Washington Federal Foundation, the community grant program for Washington Federal Bank, has donated $41,000 in recent local grants to nonprofits throughout the state,...

Opinion: Plasma Donation Is It Worth The Compensation?

For those of you that are familiar with donations to the good cause of Plasma Protein Therapy, then you know that plasma donation centers...

Gorgeous Gilbert Home in Well Established neighborhood.

Gorgeous, Well Established, highly desired home in Highland Grove at Morrison Ranch! Great school district and close to great restaurants & nightlife, Cactus Yards,...

Great Hearts AD Receives Prestigious Honor

Great Hearts Academies is excited to announce that Duane Ediger, athletic director (AD) at Scottsdale Preparatory Academy (SPA), was voted AD of the Year...

Artlink Announces New First Fridays Shuttle

To give visitors better access to arts and culture experiences during Phoenix’s popular First Fridays Art Walk, Artlink Inc. has updated the routes of...

American Airlines Donates Thousands to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

American Airlines has gifted Phoenix Children’s Hospital $50,000 in honor of Michael Carreon. Carreon retired after 24 years with American Airlines in Phoenix, Arizona....

Facebook Stories Sweetens Birthdays with a New Feature; Partners with Tammy...

People have always come to Facebook to connect with friends around day to day life, and celebrate important moments, like birthdays. As such, on...

Subway Kids and Sports Rides Into Webster Elementary School To Surprise...

Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, in partnership with Subway Restaurants of Arizona, Dasani Water, Shamrock Farms and The Be Kind People Project, rode...

3rd Annual Mission2Alpha Challenge

Mission2Alpha is a local organization that fundraises to aid veterans, first responders and others who serve the country is hosting its 3rd annual Mission2Alpha...

KID CHEF FROM SCOTTSDALE WINS HEALTHY COOKING CONTEST

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) just announced the grand-prize winner of its 2019 Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. David Hummert, a 9-year-old...

EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN CREEK TEEN NAMED ‘YOUTH OF THE YEAR’ BY BOYS...

Selected among nine outstanding youth, Camille Hartman from Queen Creek has been named the Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of...

Inaugural ‘Game of Throws’ Cornhole Tournament to ‘Bag’ Funds for Cystic...

The inaugural Game of Throws 50/50 Cornhole Tournament hosted by Northwest Mutual - The Brutton Group will bring together members of the community looking...

AZ Common Ground Offers People a Second Chance at Life

There is a local non-profit organization that is working hard to give people hope after some of life's big challenges. AZ Common Ground is on...
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