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The Arizona Highways Collection presents Photography by Barry M. Goldwater

Since 1925, Arizona Highways has been sharing the history, culture and natural beauty of Arizona with readers around the world. And along the way, it has featured some of the most talented writers …

HEARTS for Arizona 24-Hour Virtual Telethon to be April 3-4

Arizona Citizens for the Arts has organized a 24-hour virtual telethon with live-streamed performances and appearances by Arizona artists, celebrities, business owners and elected officials statewide from 5 p.m. Friday, April 3 to 4:59 p.m. Saturday, April 4.

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Maricopa County reports increase in building permit submissions

Data from the Maricopa County Planning and Development Department shows some encouraging signs for the nation’s fastest-growing county. Building permit submissions are up …

St. Joseph the Worker committed to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts in Arizona

According to the Arizona Housing Coalition, more than 300,000 Arizonans will lose their jobs in the coming months as a result of businesses responding to the For 30 years, St. Joseph the Worker …

FSL has utility assistance, food pantry for seniors

Foundation for Senior Living has available funds for Maricopa County residents needing assistance with utility and medical bills.

COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on traditional commercial real estate metrics

A commercial real estate brokers forecast provides illustration to what many Arizona business leaders are realizing: a deep recession appears imminent.The forecast was created by The Center for Real …

Parra to address Latino students’ education needs during pandemic

ALL In Education has named Stephanie Parra as its new executive director to lead in addressing educational needs of Latinos in Arizona during the coronavirus pandemic and more.
OPINION
Neighbors
Mesa Education & Business Reporting
Education

Arizona students receive Flinn Scholarships to local universities

For the 35th straight year, a cohort of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors has chosen to forego attending out-of-state universities and accept the Flinn Scholarship.
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The Arizona Restaurant Association debuts Arizona Takeout Week to run throughout the Coronavirus closures.

ARA announces Arizona Takeout Week amidst mandated closures

Responding to the recent state of emergency, the Arizona Restaurant Association is creating a new marketing strategy to help support local dining establishments with the debut of Arizona Takeout Week.
Obituaries

Charles Edwin Anderson

Charles, of Sun City West, was born in Hayfield, Virginia, March 2, 1929. He went to his eternal home September 5, 2020. Charles attended the University of Virginia & Shepherd College. He was a …

Barbara Arlene Walters

Barbara Arlene WaltersOur beautiful, bright and shining star has taken her place in the heavens above. She will be sorely missed by all of us.Survived by brothers Hank Walters and Larry Walters, and …

Jane Eleanor Glasman

Jane of Miami, OK passed from this life Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Windridge Nursing and Rehab Center in Miami, OK. She was 91. Jane was born November 18, 1928 in Des Moines, IA to Harry and Ethel …

Edward R. Mercer, Sr.

Edward went to be with the Lord on September 8, 2020 at his home in Sun City West. Ed passed in the arms of the love of his life, his wife Twylia, of 61 Blessed years. Ed was born in Cresap, West …
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