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With the majority of the 54 water related incidents already accrued in Maricopa County involving adults and teenagers, the Mesa Fire Department and the Drowning Prevention Coalition urge residents to recognize the ability to swim does not always ensure their safety.
Lending a helping hand is nothing new to Chandler resident Taylor Clouse; she’s been doing it for a while.
Mesa resident Nina Bezzant is a very active 9-year-old who hikes, swims, rock climbs, participates in a theater workshop, recently learned how to play softball at a camp and is a Harry Potter devotee.
I once approached my life and work as if I was building a house. Drive a nail here. Lay a block there. Smear a bit of paint in the corner. Cut out a window now and again. Figuratively, this is how I treated my life, and it is a solid, powerful image. It is also an image with plenty of biblical roots.
A major auto dealer has become a prime force in trying to ensure that Doug Ducey is the Republican nominee for governor — and that Christine Jones is not.
The 2015 budget signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer last month contains one important provision some school reformers believe represents a true gamer in the struggle to improve the educational outcomes for all students.
Spades of gold symbolically speared earth in Chandler on June 18 at the groundbreaking ceremony at Ocotillo for the first Village Health Club and Spa in the East Valley.
Leah Henthorne, 13, was a mere spectator to one of Copperstar Repertory Company’s shows three years ago.
Since childhood, photographer Charles King has been captivated by the passion and perseverance of the pioneers and cowboys of the Old West. He believes that fierce determination lives on in Arizona’s high school cowgirls — the subject of his exhibition on display at Art Intersection through Saturday, June 21.
Arizona School Administrators, Inc. named Superintendent Dr. Michael Cowan of
Gov. Jan Brewer said it may be time to consider extending the state's civil rights laws to gays.
This undated image provided by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oark Park shows Hemingway’s birthplace in Oak Park, Ill. The home, where the author lived as a young boy, can be visited along with a nearby museum. It’s one of a number of Hemingway sites in Florida, Idaho, Arkansas, Cuba and Illinois. (AP Photo/The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park)
Chandler High graduate Carol Wong’s head is filled with medieval fantasies that inspire her real-world career aspirations as a designer.
RIO DE JANEIRO — World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices.
Four individuals received Outstanding Achievement Awards from the Mesa Historic Preservation Board at the June 2 Mesa City Council meeting.
Nationwide GameStop and Spring Mobile, GameStop’s technology retail brand, raised more than $300,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation and exceeded the original goals by nearly 250 percent.
Twenty STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professionals will be provided with a teaching program, scholarships and job placement. The program provides students with teachers who have real-world experience.
The Arizona State University Art Museum is debuting some pretty big new works this summer.
As Gilbert continues to add new features and increase the number of residents and residences, one thing that hasn’t changed is its ability to provide community members with venues for activities. That’s according to the Humana Foundation, which recognized Gilbert for its community offerings by naming the municipality as a “Playful City” for the eighth time.
With just a few weeks left in the 2013-14 pledge campaign, Mesa United Way leaders are praising the individuals and companies that are the backbone of the effort while challenging the entire community to fill the remaining gap.
The Arizona Educational Foundation awarded Cortina Elementary School the A+ School of Excellence Award.
Allegedly professionals at the Phoenix Veterans Administration Hospital knowingly and willfully delayed, misled, and maltreated our nation’s veterans, and that infuriates me and it should infuriate every American.
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Tyler Robison, D.M.D, M.S., M.S.D.
1355 S. Higley Road, Suite 105
(480) 888-7711 or RobisonOrtho.com
An alumnus of Mesa’s Mountain View High School, Dr. Robison has earned a doctorate in Dental Medicine, a master’s degree in Oral Biology and a second master’s in Dental Science. But he’s got another passion besides turning smiles around; he serves as a provider for the Smile Back Foundation, which awards scholarships for dental treatment to underprivileged East Valley kids. Robison, who is also a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve, is an avid snow boarder and strives to bring an element of fun to his surfboard-infused, tiki-themed office, where he and the entire Robison team are committed to offering the best treatment options available and incredible service.
Kathy Jacobsen, D.M.D., at Contemporary Dentistry
1170 N. Gilbert Road
(480) 507-1807 or AZdentistry.com
Johnson Larsen Family Dentistry
726 S. Greenfield Road, Suite 126
(480) 813-8890 or JohnsonLarsenDental.com
Garn and Mason Orthodontics
3220 S. Gilbert Road, Suite 1, Chandler
(480) 832-3830 or AZbraces.com
Third place - Tie
Matthew Jones Orthodontics
1534 E. Ray Road, Suite 119
(480) 812-1500 or GilbertBraces.com
2550 E. Guadalupe Road, Suite 103
(480) 558-4312 or MacdonaldOrtho.com
Students from Cortina Elementary School in Queen Creek hold up a banner their school earned for receiving an "A+" from the Arizona Educational Foundation. [Courtesy Higley Unified School District]