Washington Federal named No. 1 bank in Arizona by ‘MONEY’

Scottsdale-headquartered Washington Federal, which has 31 branches across Arizona and is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2017, has [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale sports official pens second book on local athletes

Do you know anyone who’s had their high school number retired? Does your high school have retired numbers? Do you ever wonder why? If so, “What’s [...] Continue Reading →

Classroom teachers see arts integration assist student learning

Local and national arts and education entities are joining forces in the classroom to better reach students whose brains don’t always grasp [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Schools sees gradual improvements to AzMERIT scores

The third year of AzMERIT — Arizona’s state assessment for third-11th graders — results show Scottsdale’s students are incrementally [...] Continue Reading →

Technology forges the road for Scottsdale traffic as population growth appears imminent

Behind the hustle and bustle of Scottsdale’s 311 traffic signals are fewer than 20 people making sure drivers see those green, yellow and red [...] Continue Reading →

Cactus Shadows class of 2017 receives seal of biliteracy

Cactus Shadows High School, a part of the Cave Creek Unified School District, has announced that 34 graduates received the Arizona Seal of [...] Continue Reading →

Arizona increases investment in the arts, awards $2.4M in grants

The Arizona Commission on the Arts has announced 234 grants to Arizona nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, schools and community [...] Continue Reading →

One-day Big Brothers Big Sisters events raises $47,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona has announced that a total of $47,000 has been raised through two community bowling events, as part [...] Continue Reading →

Petrie: Amateur Radio ‘Field Day’ demonstrates science, skill, and service

On June 24-25 amateur radio operators around the world will be dusting off their equipment and heading to the outdoors to get some fresh air. [...] Continue Reading →