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VIDEO: Tucson Is Awesome – Aerial Drone Photography

Good, quality drone footage can really capture the unique and beautiful landscape of a given area in a very special way. Tucson aerial photographer...

The long and storied history of Charles Huellmantel and the Farmer...

TEMPE, Arizona - With the City Council scheduled to hold a hearing this Thursday April 14,2016 to decide whether to adopt an ordinance for...

Opinion: The (Tempe) pot calling the kettle black

My name is Joseph Lewis and I am the owner of My Local News who publishes Tempe News along with eighteen other Arizona Community...

Ahead of City Council election, mysterious ads targeting candidate Kolby Granville...

TEMPE, Arizona — This week, Tempe residents on the early voting registry will begin to receive ballots in their mailboxes. Additionally, a number of registered...

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...

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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(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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Divided Bisbee – Trailer Debate Ignites Colorful Council Meetings

For the past week or so, I've been following a series of very fascinating, if not downright entertaining, videos sent to us from a...

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...

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...

Stock Exchange Saloon and Grill a staple of Bisbee history

BISBEE, Ariz. - It may be hard to imagine Arizona as a financial hub during its early years as a state. However, that is...

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...
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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...

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,...

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...

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...
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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...

(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...

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...

Tempe Wakes Up to find itself in Hot Water

By: Ken Tanqueruss Tempe residents were justifiably alarmed by the news they awoke to this morning. Distressed and disturbed. Beginning at dawn, Tempe Town Lake was...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Mayor Mitchell on his second term, ‘aggressive economic development,’ and making...

TEMPE, Arizona — Mayor Mark Mitchell is no stranger to politics. His father, Harry Mitchell, is Tempe’s longest-serving mayor and a two-term U.S. Congressman,...

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,...

Boys and Girls Clubs Celebrate New and Improved Teen Spaces at...

The Boys & Girls Clubs’ Warner & Shirley Gabel Branch recently celebrated the completion of a newly built teen bathroom and upgraded teen room...

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...

Marching Forward to the Same Beat – Can Women Do It?

I love engaging with my friends and colleagues on social media, it’s typically a very fun and satisfying experience. As of last Saturday, however,...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...

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...

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...

How One Event Can Change an Entire Community

The Superstition Mountain Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley celebrated its much-anticipated 21st annual YesterYear celebration on April 6th, 2019....

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...

After two months on the job, Tempe Police Chief Moir talks...

TEMPE, Arizona — Tempe Police Chief Sylvia Moir’s office is not like the movies, she’ll assure you. There’s no bottle of Johnny Walker in...

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...

Arizona Fried Chicken and Wings Festival

Are you ready to wing it at the Arizona Fried Chicken and Wings Festival? A festival on fried chicken and wings was bound to happen!...

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...

ASU GAMMAGE HONORED WITH ECONOMIC IMPACT AWARD

TEMPE, Ariz., (Oct. 26, 2016) The Downtown Tempe Authority recognized ASU Gammage with the 2016 Economic Impact Award for its contributions to Downtown Tempe...

Tempe Community Action Agency Celebrates Annual VICINITY Tempe

  WHO:             Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA)   WHAT:          Tempe Community Action Agency is celebrating its 14th annual VICINITY Tempe event, honoring the community’s vast culinary...

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...

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...

LA Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening of San Tan Valley Location

LA Fitness is expanding its Arizona presence with a new location in San Tan Valley. The new club will hold a grand opening event...

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...

Mayor John Giles discusses accomplishments, challenges, and his bid for re-election

MESA, Arizona — Mayor John Giles was not born into a particularly politically-involved family. His father was a Mesa elementary school principle for three...

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...

As Workplaces Begin to Reopen Across the Country, the Demand for...

As millions of businesses across the U.S. prepare to re-open to both employees and the public, workplace cleanliness and disinfection is top-of-mind among corporate...
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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...

Let’s Do Community News – Together! (VIDEO)

My Local News - Arizona is the fastest growing and easiest way to share your local news, events and information with others in your...

Phoenix is Emerging Market for Female Business Owners

 Female Entrepreneurs in Phoenix Get an Opportunity for Radical New Business Funding Option Starshine Communities is hosting a revolutionary new way for female business owners...

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...

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...
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VIDEO: Boys & Girls Clubs Launch New ‘Whatever It Takes’ Campaign

TODAY, August 6th, the Boys & Girls Clubs is launching their new 'Whatever It Takes' campaign.In support of Great Futures 2025, the Boys...

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...

Interview with Kate Borders with Tempe’s Downtown Authority

TEMPE, Arizona - If you’ve lived in or around the Tempe area for any extended amount of time, you may have noticed a change...

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...

Bashas’ Names 11 Finalists in Annual Donut Flavor Contest

The votes are tallied, and six youth and five adults are on the sweet track as finalists in this year’s Donut Flavor Craze Contest....

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...

My Turn: Let’s Not Hit the Pause Button on Conservation

Tempe City Council may be canceling its progressive water pricing that was enacted to slowly erase a structural deficit in our water/wastewater fund as...

Arizona State Fair Celebrates Friends 55+ Day Presented by Humana on...

Fair goers 55 and older can enjoy complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, thanks to Humana, a leading...

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...

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...

Kierland POP’s Lively Outdoor Celebration Takes Place Nov. 15-16, 2019

To kick off the beautiful fall weather season, the annual outdoor Kierland POP festival will take place Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019...

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...
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Thanks to SCORE: I’ll Never View A Movie the Same Way...

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to attend the Sedona Film Festival for the first time, which continues through this coming Sunday. My...

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...
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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...

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...
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