Meet the Teacher: Kyle Bragg honored as Elementary PE Teacher of the Year

Editor’s Note: Kyle Bragg recently was recognized as the Arizona Elementary PE Teacher of the Year — which Arizona Health and Physical [...] Continue Reading →

Starfire Golf Club undergoes course, menu, chef changes

Starfire Golf Club, 11500 N. Hayden Road in Scottsdale, is not only debuting a new golf course and driving range as part of its $750,000 [...] Continue Reading →

Desert Canyon student wins SUSD Spelling Bee for fourth straight year

Every year that Omkar Bharath has been eligible to compete in the Scottsdale Unified School District Spelling Bee, he’s walked away with the [...] Continue Reading →

‘Flex’ office space, multifamily residential project to sprout along McDowell Road

Initial steps to make way for a new mixed-use development on a 12.3-acre site, including “flex” office space and multifamily residential units in [...] Continue Reading →

Eskildson: Is Arizona pupil achievement improving?

Despite tripling inflation-adjusted per-pupil spending since 1972, overall 17-year-old pupil achievement in America is essentially unchanged, and [...] Continue Reading →

Valley of the Sun JCC gala honoring Sue and Bud Selig raises $2.2M

More than 700 guests attended the Valley of the Sun JCC gala honoring Sue and Bud Selig on Dec. 8 at the Arizona Biltmore, where more than $2.2 [...] Continue Reading →

Mark Hiegel voted to Catholic Charities Community Services board of directors

Mark Hiegel, vice president and business development officer at Wells Fargo, has been elected to a three-year term on the Catholic Charities [...] Continue Reading →

Mock auto auction revs up at Tavan Elementary School

Hagerty’s Test Garage at Tavan Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 16, was a huge success teaching local students about the classic car world in [...] Continue Reading →

$58,000 raised for family of fallen Salt River Police Officer Townsend

The auction gavel struck not once but twice in honor of Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Police Officer Clayton Townsend and his family [...] Continue Reading →

Perez-Jordan spreads love, justice at CCD’s 25th annual MLK gala

For half her life, Carmen Perez-Jordan has championed for the rights of others, spreading a message of justice, love and peace. She was the [...] Continue Reading →