While the Northwest Christian Crusaders girls had every reason to expect they could grow into state champions this fall, the boys team was a bit more of an unknown quantity.
Yet the boys team grew during the offseason, and joined the girls in winning their first team title in school history.
When COVID-19 hit Arizona, the state’s robust tourism and hospitality industries were the hardest hit. But Arizona leaders say tourism is on its way back in a big way, and there’s a tremendous need for additional lodging to house all the visitors flocking to the Valley.
Light rail in metro Phoenix will get a funding boost from federal coffers, which is in addition to millions of dollars headed to Arizona under the infrastructure bill President Joe Biden signed this week.
In a normal year, hospitals have no problem staffing their halls with travel nurses to fill in gaps or prepare for the busy winter months. But 2021, much like the year before, has not been a normal year for the health care industry.
PepsiCo and its Pepsi-Co Foundation, announced a two-year $500,000 grant award to the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to provide scholarship opportunities for Black and Hispanic students across the U.S.
At the Arizona Humane Society, we care for and love each and every one of the more than 15,000 sick, injured and abused pets that walk through our doors each year. But, of course, we can’t help but have some that pull on our heartstrings just a tad bit more than others … this includes our beloved senior pets.
If you’ve ever traveled by motorcycle, you know stopping for gas can be time consuming. Dismount, take off your helmet and gloves, unzip your riding pants, dig your wallet out of your jeans, angle the pump perfectly to avoid squirting gas on the tank, etc. It can be cumbersome.
Prominent chefs and restaurateurs from around the Valley share some of their favorite Thanksgiving memories with the Independent Newsmedia reader community, including favorite holiday dishes and some of the unique family traditions they’ve cherished over the years.
A holiday question persists year after year, probably stretching all the way back to the first Thanksgiving feast in 1621: “What are we going to do with all the uneaten turkey?” The Pilgrims, on the other hand, could have asked a different question after that first celebration exactly 400 years ago: “What are we going to do with all the empty kegs?”
Deep-frying a turkey is a great way to get a delicious, moist meal for Thanksgiving; but this method of cooking can be a very dangerous undertaking. Every fall, millions of dollars of damage, trips to the emergency room and even deaths result from attempts to deep-fry turkeys.
Many older cats and dogs tend to spend more time in shelters waiting for their forever home compared to their younger furry friends. Most people come to the shelter wanting to adopt puppies, kittens or young adult dogs and cats.