Scottsdale Fashion Week rescheduled amid COVID-19 pandemic precautions

Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations --- in partnership with Ford Robert Black Agency and J Group Media --- has announced Scottsdale Fashion Week is postponed. Proponents of the …


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Poll: Phoenix voters support prohibition of the sale of flavored tobacco products

Phoenix voters are concerned about the sale of flavored tobacco products to youth and support an ordinance to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products in Phoenix, according to a new poll …

Arizona Complete Health encourages early childhood vaccinations amid COVID-19 pandemic

Routine vaccinations have declined dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, as parents avoid medical services to mitigate the transmission of the coronavirus. While Arizona Complete Health …
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Labor Day rally demands Arizonans' right to work

A crowd boasting American flags and Trump hats gathered this Labor Day morning at the Arizona Capitol to defend the rights of business owners. Bill Crawford, Scottsdale business owner and former …
Workers from the Arizona Department of Transportation work to install one of four signs signaling the future route of Interstate 11 in 2014.

Long wait for I-11 to Vegas continues

Federal and state officials have long wanted to connect Phoenix and Las Vegas as part of a long interstate that runs from Mexico to Canada.

Family Promise illuminates positive light during dark times of novel coronavirus

In the time of the novel coronavirus, crisis knows no bounds and in the case of family homelessness the realities have become harsher than years before in the Valley of the Sun, outreach officials …
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Maricopa County announces COVID-19 antibody project

Maricopa County Department of Public Health is embarking on an investigation to estimate how many people in Maricopa County have been infected with COVID-19, beyond those who have had a positive …

Social Change: Moving the racial equity conversation forward in Arizona

Independent Newsmedia is seeking to provide a platform for social change to begin through an effort to educate and understand those different from those of us who report the news. In a special …
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COVID-19 complications: One Valley doctor outlines 'unusual' symptoms, ongoing conditions

As days and months living with the looming threat of COVID-19 roll by, one Valley doctor is reporting the emergence of post-infectious complications in his patients due to the virus, including …
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Does the power of the executive order go too far?

The abiding by and understanding of myriad executive orders — and associated civil and criminal penalties — has become a part of the day-to-day lives of both Arizona residents and U.S. citizens from sea to shining sea.
The COVID-19 Mobile Testing Van in Phoenix has attracted around 200 people each day in the first four days of testing, according to city officials.

Testing on wheels: Mobile unit available in Phoenix

Testing for COVID-19 is a good way to help learn about the novel coronavirus and its spread, and the city of Phoenix is ensuring residents have multiple ways to get tested.

Maricopa County Home and Garden Show returns to WestWorld of Scottsdale

The Maricopa County Home and Garden Show is making its return to WestWorld of Scottsdale Friday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 18 with fall-inspired indoor and outdoor decorating ideas to freshen up …
The pop-up event will allow people to shop for the one-of-a-kind items that Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market is known for.

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market opens Pop-Up store during holidays

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market will open a pop-up location at Scottsdale Quarter, showcasing a collection of vintage, artisan-made, and other goods from local small businesses.

Daily Independent at now offers interactive puzzles

Daily Independent at now offers interactive puzzles. King Features provides the new fun and games from crossword and sudoku to battleships and junior puzzles. The free features are …
“Elemental Figures” opens with a virtual reception to the public from 6:30 to 7 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 18, broadcasted live on The Walter Art Gallery Facebook page and  on display at Walter Art Gallery from Sept. 17 through Oct. 15.

Walter Art Gallery virtually debuts “Elemental Figures” exhibition

The Walter Art Gallery presents the new exhibition “Elemental Figures” featuring the work of local artists: Amanda Adkins, John Tuomisto Bell, and Abbey Messmer.
Legendary actor Ed Asner will star in “Hunker Down,” a live online theatrical production on Sept. 22.

Ed Asner stars in new online theatrical production, ‘Hunker Down’

Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation, with Jewish Family & Children’s Service, will present “Hunker Down,” a live theatrical event starring Ed Asner to be broadcast online on Sept. 22.
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Arizona Science Center reopens with new ways to visit

The Arizona Science Center, now open to the public, has announced options for self-guide tours, guided experiences, or a combination of both while following health and safety guidelines. …
What Will I Say to the Sky and Earth will be among featured works at the Heard Museum's Larger Than Memory exhibit in Phoenix.

Heard Museum’s ‘Larger Than Memory’ exhibit honors Indigenous artists

Presenting fresh, contemporary art ideas, the largest exhibition of current art in the Heard Museum’s 90-year history opens on Sept. 4 and is on display through Jan. 3, 2021 at the Heard Museum in Phoenix.
The Phoenix Children’s Hospital 5K, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, can be done from any selected location, at one’s own pace, while safely distancing.

Register to participate in virtual PCH 5K

The Phoenix Children’s Hospital 5K will "run" virtually on Friday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 1.
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Ballet Arizona starts new season with some new board members

Ballet Arizona announces the appointment of eight new members  who will bring their “unique business experience” to the organization.  “We are so pleased to have this …
Eliana Pipes is the winner of Arizona Theatre Company’s 2020 National Latinx Playwriting Award for Dream Hou$e.

Pipes wins 2020 ATC National Latinx Playwriting Award

Eliana Pipes, a playwright, actor and filmmaker, recently won Arizona Theatre Company’s 2020 National Latinx Playwriting Award for Dream Hou$e.

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on many stressors, including emotional hardships that can impact the overall health and mental well-being of Arizonans.

Greeney: Calls new development 'wasteful'

Who approved the “Beachfront Resort” in Glendale? Eleven-acre man-made lagoon with sandy beaches! Where is this water coming from? We live in a desert, man. Look around at the fires, …

Some tips to reduce risk of falls and injury

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that’s still the same? Falling is not a normal part of aging.

Bialek: Calls on votes for Joe Biden

President Trump, you have had almost four years to lead the United States and have failed us by your own choosing. Whether it be in foreign policy or domestic policy, you have not protected the …
Adopt a Highway: National CleanUp day is in the bag

This year marked the third in a call to action for Adopt a Highway group participation on National CleanUp Day on Sept. 19, and more than 60 volunteer groups and hundreds of volunteers in 13 Arizona counties displayed community pride by caring for their adopted segments.