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!...

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...

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...

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...

Free virtual mindfulness practices offered to the community

Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment with free mindfulness sessions offered by Hospice of the Valley. Scientific studies show...

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...

Historic Bisbee Golf Course Makes a Comeback

The oldest continuously operating golf course in Arizona was recently rescued from closure, thanks to an article in the local paper seen by a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

A Foodie’s “Dream Breakfast”: Baja Cafe of Tucson

Local Foodie Review Baja Café is known in the Tucson area for its many delicious and baja-style cuisines. This family-owned restaurant is somewhat new to...
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1902 Train Wreck – Part 1

Originally published February 5, 2010 - Oh eBay, the bane of human existence. I am here to confess a love/hate relationship with that online...

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...

Full-Service, Plant-Based Mexican Cantina Coming to the Valley

GuacStar Kitchen and Cantina is excited to announce its first location, slated to open first quarter 2020. The restaurant is a one-of-a-kind, plant-based restaurant...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Time to Bao Down at the Arizona Bao and Dumpling Festival!

If you love bao and dumplings, you don’t want to miss out on the Arizona Bao and Dumpling Festival at the Chandler Park on...

Arizona’s Tallest Christmas Tree Arrives at Outlets at Anthem

 An annual tradition for many across the valley arrived at the Outlets at Anthem, Thurs., Oct. 25. For 17 consecutive years, the shopping center...

(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...

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...

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...

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...

(Satire) 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...

Two Local Brands Team Up to Thank Arizona Teachers

After a school year that has been anything but a fairytale for most educators, two Arizona-based brands are teaming up to offer a sweet...

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...

Community Heroes Rise Above Coronavirus

 By day, Linda Muller works in auditing for CVS Health. By night, the Hospice of the Valley volunteer is a mask-making wizard.At last count,...

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....
Bashas' Family of Stores Aims to Fill 700 Positions

Bashas’ Family of Stores Aims to Fill 700 Positions

Bashas’ Family of Stores, the family-owned grocer that operates Food City, AJ's Fine Foods, and Bashas' supermarkets, is looking to add nearly 700 people...

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...

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...

Running for final term, Mayor Lane reflects on experience

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane has a long-standing history in Scottsdale. For over four decades, he has called “The West’s Most Western...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Is Cash Still King?

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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...

(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 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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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 Prep Herstory Club Leadership Propels Senior to ’18 Under 18′...

By Hayden Sampson It is often said that children are “to be seen and not heard.” Tempe Prep Senior Clara Moffitt is proving them wrong,...

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,...

Queen Creek High School Hosts Successful Blood Drive

        On Tuesday, August 28th, Queen Creek High School hosted a student blood drive. The blood drive was organized by Queen...

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...

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...
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Tempe Prep Senior Named Academic All American for Speech and Debate

By Theresa O’Connor Imagine stepping up onto the Congressional Debate platform. You are about to give your speech and your heart is pounding to the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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Scottsdale Fashion Square Details Recent Successes & Continues to Evolve to...

After a multi-year redevelopment that set the bar for luxury retailing, Scottsdale Fashion Square, part of the Macerich (NYSE:MAC) portfolio of one-of-a-kind retail properties...

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,...

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...

(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...

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...

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...

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...
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