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Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers announced the organizations that earned money through Dignity Health’s 2013-14 Community Grants program.
The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
It’s been a great year for the Chandler business community, and for our city as a whole.
A bond package approved by voters will help the City of Mesa improve its service to the public and make it a more attractive location for potential businesses, says one member of the Mesa City Council.
To use a somewhat trite but effective metaphor, if the East Valley-founded Intel MAPS program is a tree, than the acorn it sprouted from is the collection of mouse droppings its founder volunteered to clean up.
From escaping abusive parents to not knowing when their next meal will be, many children are in need of support. The Phoenix-based Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development has combined resources with Valley Metro, providing support 24 hours a day for children 17 and younger through the national outreach program called “Safe Place.”
A free program organized by the American Red Cross offers businesses tips on what to do to prepare for all of the worst-case scenarios.
There are few stories as disheartening as those of Good Samaritans who come to the rescue of others – only to have kindness repaid with a nasty lawsuit. The first inclination for many is to help our fellow man, yet, as director of the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH), I’m often asked “should I help or stay out of the way?”
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked President Obama on Wednesday to overrule a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Yarnell Hill Fire does not qualify as a disaster.
Flanked by federal and state lawmakers, Gov. Jan Brewer signs a request Wednesday to President Obama to overrule the finding of the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Yarnell Hill Fire does not qualify as a disaster. With the governor are, from left, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, state Sen. Steve Pierce. Rep. Karen Fann, Rep. Paul Gosar, Rep. Trent Franks and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Gov. Jan Brewer plans a press conference Wednesday to discuss the federal government's denial of disaster assistance for the June wildfire that destroyed more than 100 homes in the town of Yarnell and killed 19 firefighters.
A federal judge said Friday that the government's lawsuit to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways will start Nov. 25, a timetable favored by the airlines.
In the 2012 presidential campaign, President Obama claimed Detroit as evidence of his successful policies: “We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity and, three years later, that is paying off in a big way.”
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
Gov. Jan Brewer needs to “just say NO” to a proposed special session and current demands for increased benefits for the families of the 13 part-time Prescott firefighters killed last June in the Yarnell Hill Fire. The families of the six full-time fire fighters killed will receive different benefit amounts due to full-time employment status.s
Mesa district athletic director Steve Hogen graduated high school in 1977, and his football experience surely mirrored many others from that time period.
SALT LAKE CITY — It's a showcase of technology for everything from socks that can take a beating to water bottles equipped with battery-powered ultraviolet purifiers.
Some Valley residents, who were victims of flooding from Sunday’s monsoon, have found out their home insurance won’t cover the damage.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they plan to remove only 1,300 wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.
A wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote location and small size quickly blazed into an inferno, leading officials to rapidly order more resources in the hours before flames killed 19 members of an elite Hotshot crew, according to a report released Monday.
The Valley of the Sun United Way is expecting at least 500 homeless guests to find aid and assistance at its Project Connect event Thursday, July 18, and is hoping its own volunteers will find a home as well: in the hearts of the guests they aid.
FLAGSTAFF — Hundreds of people who were forced out of a small Arizona community because of a deadly wildfire returned home Monday, finding a landscape drastically different than they remembered.
During the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon’s Chief of Staff and co-conspirator, H.R. Haldeman, reportedly said, “Once the toothpaste is out of the tube it’s hard to get it back in!” and, “You can’t put the toothpaste back in the tube.”
As many in this Old West town used their Independence Day celebration to honor 19 fallen firefighters, bereaved families began speaking more publicly of their loved ones.
Two Mesa police helicopter pilots are being credited with helping the pilot of a small plane with landing gear trouble land safely Wednesday night.