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Long ago, Mary Lewis Riggs helped create an Arizona landmark. Today, Riggs, who turned 102 years old this summer, is considered somewhat of a Mesa landmark herself.
Who says that when our life is over that we’re forgotten, that our music dies?
Saying their 5-year-old child’s life may depend on it, a Mesa couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.
Neighbors and commuters along the Loop 202 — those who have watched with curiosity and interest as the tallest building in Gilbert has been under construction at the corner of Greenfield and Pecos roads — will have an opportunity to tour the structure in January.
It starts with a name, those Ancestry.com commercials promise. That, and a paid subscription to the site. Not to mention the patience to sit hunched at a screen, following cybertrail after cybertrail ever deeper into a rabbit hole of genealogy information that’s difficult to know for sure is truly your own.
Just picture it: Two Baptist ministers, a rabbi, an evangelical preacher, a Mormon leader and a Presbyterian preacher — all sermonizing together, all with a resounding and united “amen.”
On Aug. 24, Helen Spencer Schlie celebrated her 90th birthday doing the things she loves most — working a full day at the Old and Rare Bookstore she owns in Mesa, and spending time with family and friends that evening.
Helen Schlie, owner of Rare and Out of Print Books and Art in Mesa is pictured in this 2005 file photo with framed pages from an original copy of the Book of Mormon. Schlie turned 90 in August.
This fall, the City of Phoenix is offering a range of hikes meant to help hikers explore South Mountain with the expertise of a park ranger to guide them.
I’m salivating to try a dish already known to many as “funeral potatoes.”
When Alex Balinski prepared for his Mormon mission to Argentina five years ago, he went to the library and rented a few documentaries to learn more about the South American county where he would be spending the next two years.
A Mesa father and son have been convicted of operating a $100 million Ponzi scheme that targeted the area's Mormon community.
The common image of Mormon missionaries has long been two young men wearing white shirts and ties walking through neighborhoods, knocking door-to-door.
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2013, file photo, Mormon missionaries walk through the halls at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah. Mormon missionaries will soon spend less time knocking on doors and more time chatting online with potential converts after leaders with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Sunday, June 23, 2013 that it's critical to adapt to a changing world in which many people prefer to connect over social media. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
“Republicans are calling undocumented, hungry underpaid exploited workers a bunch of takers. Somehow, I don’t think their hearts are into reform. I think they should reject it. Any excuse will do, like the wall isn’t tall enough.”
“Gloat. Gloat. Gloat. Randy Parraz and Lilia Alvarez: I was getting sick of seeing your seedy signature-gatherers lurking around the Mesa Library. We like Joe because he ‘gets ‘er done’ in spite of Obama, the Arizona Republic and the Courts. I just wish he was about 50 years old so we could look forward to 40 years with him as sheriff.”
Opening in Mesa this weekend is a new film that depicts the true story of a little-known hero of the early West.
NOGALES, Ariz.- An American woman who was released from a Mexican jail cried out for joy when she crossed the border into Arizona. "I'm home! Finally!" Yanira Maldonado exclaimed.
Investigators say due to some creative Ireland-based tax gimmicks, Apple has managed to keep $75 billion away from the IRS’s reach just in the years 2009-2012.
Jurors who spent five months determining Jodi Arias’ fate couldn’t decide whether she should get life in prison or die for murdering her boyfriend, sending prosecutors back to the drawing board to rehash the shocking case of sex, lies and violence to another 12 people.
Regressive thinkers like Paul Ryan and Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, who just had their invalid austerity facts exposed by three researchers from UMass, are running scared now. So scared, in fact, that they are talking CRAZY.
Jerome; Willcox; Mormon Lake
It’s not often art lovers get to see a work in progress let alone contribute to it, but Arizona Opera gives fans the opportunity to do just that this weekend when they present the first reading of “Riders of the Purple Sage” — an original opera based on Zane Grey’s western novel, set on the Arizona-Utah border.
The jury has rendered its verdict — Jodi Arias is guilty of first-degree murder — but the trial is far from finished.