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In Peoria, a steady, high-pitched beep reverberates off rugged hillsides as a tanker truck backs up to a sheet of corrugated metal that’s enclosed by a small metal fence. The tanker carries nearly 1,700 gallons of Earth’s most precious resource: water.

When I think of New Year’s, I think about the concept of time and starting new. So, here are some insights and observations about time. Happy New Year! 

According to health officials, Maricopa County is experiencing a community-wide outbreak of mumps. This is a contagious disease that can lead to serious consequences.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Friday, December 27, 2019

Years ago, David and Elizabeth Heller wrote a book titled, “The Best Christmas Presents Are Wrapped in Heaven: Children on Christmas.”  They asked children some great questions about Christmas we all can glean from. Here’s some of their questions and the children’s responses.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

For people who experience high stress and anxiety during the holidays, the Valley is home to many medical marijuana dispensaries and CBD shops serving those seeking alternative products to take the edge off tension.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The holiday shopping season can be a fun time to pick out the perfect gifts for family and friends. This is also the time when checking off your holiday list can really hit the pocketbook. If not monitored, holiday spending can create financial stress. With proper budgeting and financial pla…

Saturday, December 14, 2019

As it starts to cool down in the Valley, Girl Scouts– Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) wants to remind West Valley residents about amazing opportunities to explore the outdoors – right in your backyard. Check out these Girl Scout approved ideas for getting in touch with nature and explor…

Friday, December 13, 2019

The cities of Peoria and Surprise recently collaborated to create a Community Resource Guide, which provides contact information for nonprofit agencies, assisting individuals with basic needs and services. 

Phoenix’s chapter of Belles and Chimes, an all-women’s pinball group meeting for recreational tournaments and fundraisers for charities, is a group of pinball aficionados of all ages and backgrounds. 

The children were lined up in the cafeteria of a Catholic elementary school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. A nun made a note, then posted it on the apple tray: “Take only one apple. God is watching.” Moving farther along the lunch line, at the end of the tabl…

ISM Raceway and the NASCAR Foundation, along with local NASCAR drivers Jagger Jones, Jace Jones and Sara Houston, teamed up for the third-annual “Operation Speedy Bear Brigade” on Giving Tuesday, delivering stuffed Speedy Bears to children at Banner Children’s Hospital within Banner Thunderb…

Sunday, December 08, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019

Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates (JAG) is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2020. The program, a local nonprofit affiliate of Jobs for America’s Graduates, aims to help young people stay in school in the hopes of acquiring the personal, academic, leadership and job skills necessary to fin…

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The holiday season is upon us! It’s the most magical time of the year, but do you ever feel as though it’s difficult to get in the cheerful spirit with all of the tasks that need to get done? If you’re feeling mentally and physically exhausted, you’re not alone. Here is a list to help you ma…

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Let’s consider two humorous prayers today with life lessons for all of us. One prayer is about prayer itself. The other is about prayer in the process of maturity in human beings. Often used and seldom understood, prayer and prayers require a bit of explanation and exploration. Let’s get sta…

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A city lease of buildings occupied by the Peoria Arizona Historical Society (PAHS) was terminated on July 23. Given this development, the city will be taking steps to ensure historic items within the facility are properly maintained.

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