Attend Bisbee Pride with My Son (Again)? Absolutely!

I attended Bisbee Pride with my son and husband for the second time this past weekend and it was just as wonderful as the...

Small-town ‘Bisbee Pride’ Celebrates Pride Month in a Big Way

Bisbee Pride is unlike any other Pride event in Arizona, featuring concerts, dances, games and a parade that encompasses venues all over the Gulch...

Las Palmas Cantina Brings the Flavors of the Mexican Riviera to...

Submitted by MLN Contributor Barb Walters Harris Sometimes our travels linger in our mind long after we get back from the trip. We remember fondly...

Opinion: Think Your Son or Daughter Might be LGBT+?

Are you worried that your son or daughter might be LGBT+? Many parents and grandparents today were raised in an era where certain behaviors,...
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(Video) “Magic Kenny Bang Bang” Enchants at The Bisbee Seance Room

While Nancy Puffer is out on vacation, we're republishing some of her past stories and columns. This one we've updated with a new video...

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...

Hike to Bisbee’s Cross Shrine – Great Exercise and a...

I love exploring Arizona's hidden treasures, the things you won't find right off the highway that aren't overrun with tourists. My family and I...

Safe Haven Aims to Lower Suicide Rate in the LGBTQ+ Community

Everyone who knows me knows I have a very colorful family filled with members of the lesbian, gay and bisexual community and allies. I...

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...

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...

Ma- 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...
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Video: New Border Resort Hailed as Crown Jewel of Trump Dynasty

In what will likely be the crown jewel of the Trump dynasty, officials from Arizona, Mexico and the Trump Organization recently announced a collaborative...
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Video: Mar-A-Wallgo – an investigative series into Trump’s New Border...

When we first got wind of this planned project I must say that it was hard to believe.  Just the scale of it alone...

Teen Life: An Ode to Corona Science Teacher Mike Trimble

Mike Trimble is a high school biology teacher at Corona del Sol High School in Tempe but he's way overqualified for the job. He...

Catching Up With Lin Sue Cooney on Life After News and...

A few days ago I had the chance to catch up with my most influential mentor in journalism, one of the most well-known and...

Someone’s in the Kitchen with Bertha

If your craving some delicious breakfast sandwiches or have a sweet tooth, then look no further at Bertha’s Café, a small family owned restaurant...

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...

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....

Enter for your chance to win a free Sponsored Content Article...

My Local News AZ is an incredible resource for Arizonans who want to know what's happening in their communities. I am honored to be part...
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(Video) Love Coffee? You Must Try Old Bisbee Roasters – They...

I really love small batch, artisan coffees from local Arizona roasters. It's one of my favorite guilty pleasures, spending a little more to have...

Starting 2018 with No Broken Relationships? If It Were Only That...

I've really enjoyed the downtime over the holidays with my family and friends. We've relaxed, slept in, traveled, attended fun parties and enjoyed the...

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?...

Could You Be Homophobic? Self-Check for this Ugly Emotional Cancer

Does it make you uncomfortable to think about homosexual sex? If so, have you ever asked yourself why? Really, your discomfort likely goes back...

College Readiness? I’m No Genius..

Last night I made a critical error. I got wrapped up in routine housework and missed the Sign Up Genius going live for our...

So Your Friend Just Came Out as Bisexual? Seven Useful Tips..

So your friend just came out to you as bisexual? Congratulations! That must mean you are a great friend because your friend trusts you...

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,...

Restoration of Iconic Bisbee Building Complete

A stunning symbol of Bisbee’s rich history, The Pythian Castle, has been completely restored after a three year effort. Its three units are presently available for lease, and the...

Foodie Review: The Parlor – Hair Salon Turned Pizza Parlor

Who would have thought that an old hair salon could make a perfect pizza parlor? If you're skeptical, you've got to try The Parlor...

She Tempe Art Walk is for Everyone, Everyday

This morning my friend Jill and I attended the She Tempe Art Walk on Mill Avenue, hosted by Downtown Tempe Authority. I wasn't one...

Sidepony Express Music Festival Returns to Bisbee Nov. 10-12

Sidepony Express Music Festival is a three-day showcase of emerging independent musical artists in one of the most quirky, colorful and inspiring places on earth…none...

Don’t be Ashamed of Your Fringe Interests

If you're anything like me, you're fascinated with the unknown. Whether it's paranormal experiences or extraterrestrial encounters, all of these fringe mysteries are incredibly...
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Video: Carpool Karaoke with Gilbert Mayor + Police Officer

Watch Gilbert, Arizona Mayor, Jenn Daniels, cruise around on a beautiful, sunny day with Police Officer Paul Alaniz as they sing Journey's classic "Don't...

Aluminate the Night with Tempe Leadership!

All of us at Tempe Leadership want to invite you and your friends to join us for our annual fundraising bash at Shalimar Country Club,...

Catching Up with Catherine Anaya on Work, Family and Giving Back

When I first started my career as a news producer at KPNX-TV Channel 12, I started with the worst hours on the worst days...

Homeless Teens Find Stability through Arizona Host Family Program

For a child, homelessness means sitting on a street corner, doing homework assignments by streetlight, not knowing if there will be a place to...

Opinion: Entering My Mid-Twenties

Last weekend I had a birthday. It wasn't really a milestone birthday since I've already been able to legally vote, drink and gamble for...

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,...

Opinion: Toward a More Transparent Tempe

The City of Tempe is committed to transparency, and we are making strides to improve the ways our community members can connect to their...

Opinion: City of Tempe Code of Conduct Op-Ed

By Mayor Mark Mitchell, Vice Mayor Robin Arredondo-Savage and Councilmembers Lauren Kuby, Joel Navarro and Randy Keating There's been a lot of talk lately about...

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...

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...
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VIDEO: “Ubuntu” – ‘I am because of you’

Amidst a hostile environment of harsh words, shaking fists, toxic hubris and an uncertain future, a message of hope, humility and the possibility of...

Don’t be Ashamed of Your Fringe Interests

If you're anything like me, you're fascinated with the unknown. Whether it's paranormal experiences or extraterrestrial encounters, all of these fringe mysteries are incredibly...

Opinion- Video – New York City Freedom Tower – thinking back

You may be asking yourself what does 911 have to do with Arizona?  Like the rest of the world if you are over the...

Five Arizona Charities Worth Your Time and Money

Arizona is home to some great nonprofits that make a world of difference, from helping the poor to healing the environment. Volunteering your time...

New International Center Planned at Tempe’s Hackett House

Tempe Sister Cities recently unveiled plans to its members to build a new International Center at Tempe's historic Hackett House, the downtown headquarters of...

Cactus Sports Celebrates 25 Years

Cactus Sports is celebrating 25 years of Sun Devil Pride in the heart of downtown Tempe. An official retailer of the university, Cactus Sports specializes in all...

Shady Park serves up Chicago thin crust and a slice of...

TEMPE, Ariz. - At first glance, Shady Park's storefront may evoke the impression that a quaint and modest pizzeria lies just behind the facade....

Tempe Prep Student Selected for the Global Youth Summit on the...

Congratulations to Tempe Prep Sophomore Madison Hanosh who has been selected to represent Arizona at the Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine...

(Opinion) Naomi Harward, 1990 Tempe Don Carlos Humanitarian Award Winner

In Tempe at this time of the year, the Tempe Community Council (TCC) solicits nominations for the annual Don Carlos Humanitarian Award. This is...

The Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation Provides Grant to Support ...

(PHOENIX – June 22, 2017) – The Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation provided Child Crisis of Arizona with a $50,000 grant in an effort...

Dating in the Modern Age (AKA: Online Trickery)

Online dating is prevalent in today’s society. More people meet online than in person nowadays. Whether it be through an actual dating website or...

Devil’s Inferno

Originally published April 16, 2010 - Jack Haehl and Mike Obrenovich ─ two names that are long forgotten. But their legacy remains in the form of...

Bai Thong: Authentic Thai Till the Last Bite

Thai food, a delicacy like no other. With the array of spices and flavors that are brought about when indulging in the deliciousness of...

Catching Up With Corey Woods on Work, School and Public Service

Earlier this week I had the chance to catch up with one of my all-time favorite people: Corey Woods. Perpetually happy, sharp and well-spoken,...

David Wright House to be Donated for Education

A historical landmark and architectural masterpiece will live on. For years, controversy has plagued the future of the David and Gladys Wright House, situated in...
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ASU Gammage Hides Free Books Around the Valley

ASU Gammage believes reading and the arts should be shared with everyone. The final production in the organization’s 2016-2017 Broadway season is THE CURIOUS INCIDENT...

Queen Creek High School students past and present achieve FFA success

Queen Creek High School FFA member Bailey Roden recently won the Arizona FFA State Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event. The event was held...

Love of Local: Kimber Lanning Encourages Hometown Pride, Business

Shopping local and supporting local businesses is crucial to the strength and success of any community. Since it's inception in 2003, Local First Arizona has served...

Tempe Prep Grads Receive Over $6 Million in College Scholarships

Congratulations to Tempe Preparatory Academy’s Class of 2017 graduating with over 4600 hours of volunteer service in the community and over $6 Million in scholarship...

Tempe Neighbors Helping Neighbors Seeking Volunteers (Video)

Tempe Neighbors Helping Neighbors (TNHN) is seeking volunteers to help enable adults to remain in their homes and communities as they age. The next orientation: Monday,...

Bisbee’s Vietnamese Gem: Thuy’s Noodle Shop

Believe it or not, some of the best restaurants in Arizona are actually not located in Scottsdale or Phoenix. Really! Matter of fact, some...

Repeal SB1431, support Save Our Schools Arizona Petition (Opinion Column)

In this past legislative session Senate Bill (SB) 1431, which was deceptively entitled the Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) voucher program, was passed. It did...

Catching Up with Neil Giuliano: Discussing Life and Leadership

Over the past year I've been working with a phenomenal group of people to put together a brand new, year-long curriculum on Personal Leadership...

Délicieuses Crêpes at Cafe Marcel

Local Foodie Review Tucson, Arizona: - Still day dreaming about those Parisian crepes you ate last summer while frolicking through Europe? Have you been disappointed about...

Tempe Schools Receive 2,100 Books from Valley Metro Book Drive

Today, a Valley Metro bus delivered more than 2,000 books to three schools in Tempe through the agency’s Driving for Books initiative. Employees of Valley...

Experimental City: Arcosanti Attracts Tourists and Residents

About 40 minutes past the city of Anthem, there’s a place that combines the past and the future, equaling something that isn’t quite the...

Finding Buddha in Bisbee: Where Religion and Culture Meet

I am not native to Arizona, and did not spend time exploring Cochise County until last year.  Historic, or "Tourist" Bisbee as I call...

Family Life: Big Family Camping Trips = More Craziness.. er, Fun!

  Even the most patient, expert campers can lose their composure when camping out with family. However, camping out with very big families that do...

Bluemedia & Duality PR Celebrate Anniversaries by Supporting Kidpreneurs

There’s nothing better on a scorching summer day than a nice, tall glass of lemonade – except when it’s being served up by a...
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iFLY Indoor Skydiving Hosts Special Needs Flyers at All-Abilities Night (VIDEO)

On Wednesday night, iFLY Inddor Skydiving in Scottsdale hosted 51 special needs flyers and their families for All Abilities Night, a unique event at...

Foodie Review: Flavor of India Buffet an Affordable Oro Valley Treat

One would have to be forgiven for not immediately recognizing the name ‘Flavor of India’ when it comes to popular choices for Asian cuisine...

Madison Camelview to Open Time Capsule After 20 Years

Madison Camelview Elementary will be opening a 20-year-old time capsule on Monday, May 22 at 4 p.m., with a sneak peak that morning at...

Artist Debra Lee Murrow Helps Find the Artist Within

Scottsdale is home to artists of all types. Some artists come to Scottsdale for the natural beauty and the desert landscapes just outside the...

Eleven-Year-Old Published Author Shares Experience at Tempe Schools

Ever since she could pick up a pencil, Victoria Mwende has had a passion to write. Now, as an eleven-year-old living in Kenya, Mwende...

Full Moon Kayak Tours Offered on Lake Pleasant

There's nothing like the serenity of a moonlit lake on a pleasant evening - especially when you experience it by boat, with nothing but...
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Video: Mar-A-Wallgo Just the Beginning: More Border Resorts Planned

As the grand opening of the new Mar-a-Wallgo resort approaches, experts from both countries, as well as the Trump Organization, are scrambling to estimate...

Baazar Comida: A 5-Star Dining Experience on the Cusp of Two...

With plans moving forward for the new Trump hotel, Mar-a-Wallgo, extravagant fine dining experiences are also in the works. One the the most anticipated...

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...

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...
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