Charity Begins at Home campaign offers assistance to local charities

Independent Newsmedia has provided over $40,000 in advertising support to nearly a dozen Valley local nonprofit organizations during the first [...] Continue Reading →

Merrifield: Local nonprofits feel the impact of federal tax changes

While the economy is booming, some nonprofits are seeing a downturn in donations — a worrisome trend. An Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits [...] Continue Reading →

Wiggs: Cultivating mental health awareness in Arizona

One in five adults — over 40 million — in the U.S. experience a mental illness each year, with depression and anxiety among the most [...] Continue Reading →

Lind: Gaining a better understanding of pool barrier laws

Because of the number of drownings and near-drownings in Arizona, most of which involve small children, the state of Arizona and most counties [...] Continue Reading →

Eskildson: Americans are creating the world’s largest, worst WMD

Sitting outside a local McDonald’s recently on a comfortable 78-degree day, I noticed a man sitting in his large pickup eating, with the windows [...] Continue Reading →

McSally: Cross-border commerce critical to AZ economy

Cross-border commerce is vital to Arizona’s economy and families. Between 2015 and 2017, Arizona exported on average, $10.5 billion annually in [...] Continue Reading →

Jackson: How parents can ensure prom is a night to remember

High school graduation is right around the corner for Arizona seniors and teens are faced with a wild mix of emotions. Sadness to be parting with [...] Continue Reading →

Malik announces candidacy for Arizona’s 6th Congressional District

Scottsdale resident Anita Malik announced her candidacy for Congress in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District, seeking to unseat incumbent [...] Continue Reading →

O’Sullivan: Alcoholism in women is a growing epidemic

Although men have historically endured higher rates of alcoholism, women are catching up fast. The rates of alcoholism in the United States are [...] Continue Reading →

ADOR recommends taxpayers to be wary of ‘ghost’ tax return preparers

The Arizona Department of Revenue advises taxpayers they should avoid “ghost” tax return preparers. A ghost preparer is paid to prepare a tax [...] Continue Reading →