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Snowbirds bring annual population boom to West Valley

Gary Sorrels, a sales manager with PebbleCreek, a 2,300-acre retirement community in Goodyear, said more than 60 percent of the 7,000 residents are year-round, but...

Doctors: Prop. 303 isn't in patients' best interests

We need methods to potentially fast-track therapies that may help a terminally ill patient. However, making drugs available that have not passed even the basic...

Judge denies request for info on dead MCSO deputy

But the first legal test for that theory — a high-profile case involving a pizza restaurant whose owners are among the handful to be targeted...

How can we just shut the door on Central America kids?

John McCain and Jeff Flake, are demanding when they insist on a fast-track return policy for unaccompanied Central American minors. More than 57,000 unaccompanied minors...

Russell Pearce adds a cherry to his triple dip

Given that, I can certainly see why Hoskins moved fast. According to county records, the position was reactivated on July 7, after being vacant for...

We recommend: County supervisor, District 5

Marie Lopez Rogers has the knowledge, experience, focus and demeanor to represent the large, diverse, fast-growing southwestern Maricopa County district. There is no Republican running...

AZ Talk: Time to deport migrant kids?

The Obama Administration has announced new actions as part of an effort to more quickly deport the unaccompanied children from Central America flowing into...

Tempe candidates report campaign cash

Ed Ableser ($500); state Rep. Andrew Sherwood ($100); Changing Hands Bookstore owner Gayle Shanks ($100); former U.S. Congressman Harry Mitchell ($150); Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick ($100);...

ASU's mission, online presence right brew for Starbucks

Schultz, ASU President Michael Crow and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the Starbucks College Achievement Plan on Monday. Schultz called the plan a...

US must resolve immigration crisis, invest in Western Hemisphere

This was a good op/ed piece. Mr. Salmon, with whom I rarely agree, was exactly correct in stating where we should be putting effort forth.

Hank: How Valley walk-on became Major League all-star

a hank fan. Diane Rumble, of Milwaukee, visits with Hank the Dog during a photo opportunity next to his "Hank House" during a game at...

Phoenix police union unveils ballot initiative

Phoenix already has a plan to start rebuilding its police force over the next few years, but Clure said it's not happening fast enough and...

It's time for heads to roll at the VA

If VA hospitals really are falsifying records to disguise lengthy waiting times — and if veterans are dying as a consequence — then President Barack...

Canals' value? The Hohokam knew it well

This avoided problems of channel erosion from fast-moving water and the depositing of silts that occurs when the water slows down and drops the particles...

Canals: Where we gathered for mischief, adventure

They moved downstream fast, with 14 screaming kids chasing after them. Finally, Dad's big arm grabbed Rob, swam to the side and struggled to climb...

Candidates Basha might target for new football coach

(blog)Gary Galante: His name surfaces every time there is a hot coaching job opened up, but Galante, monetarily, has no reason to leave Phoenix...

Glendale and Goodyear pay spring training ballpark debt

With the giddy swell of development plans surrounding two baseball stadiums now deflated, Goodyear and Glendale now face multimillion dollar hangovers with no guaranteed turnaround.

ACA deadline draws near for Arizonans

No-cost or low-cost coverage is within your grasp. It means you'll be healthier and can spend less time feeling sick or worrying about mounting medical...