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Independent seeks submissions for Veterans Day Salute

Independent Newsmedia is featuring a Veterans Day Salute to honor those who have served our country.

Anthem community theater to open ‘Willy Wonka JR’ run

Roald Dahl's “Willy Wonka JR.” will open next week in Anthem.

Autumnfest Arts & Crafts Fair making its way to Anthem

Autumnfest makes its return to Anthem Community Park next month.

Musical Theatre of Anthem to stage ‘25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee’

The Musical Theatre of Anthem this week will stage “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” with six performances.

Save the date for Anthem Veterans Day ceremony, celebrations

VETERANS Save the date for Anthem Veterans Day ceremony, celebrations Special to Independent Newsmedia The public is invited to honor, salute and support veterans and their families at …

Teachers can apply here for Cardinals’ Touchdowns for Teachers grant program

For the fifth season, SRP is teaming up with Cardinals Charities for its Touchdowns for Teachers program, which awards grants to two deserving teachers every time the Cardinals score a touchdown during the regular season.

‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ looks to cast Valley families for episodes

The HGTV reality show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” is looking for Phoenix-area families who could benefit from a new home.

Valley of the Sun United Way names new chief community development, engagement officer

Emma Garcia is taking the role of chief community development and engagement officer at Valley of the Sun United Way.

Celebrate the arts at upcoming Arizona Creative Excellence Awards

An evening recognizing the impact of the creative economy in Arizona is coming to Phoenix.

Arizona invests $5.4 million in nonprofit arts sector

A one-time investment of $5 million in support of Arizona’s arts sector is awarding grants to statewide nonprofit organizations, festivals, and arts learning programs.
Gas prices

Gas prices rise, again

It may be too early to know if Valley motorists dodged a bullet on gas prices amid Hurricane Hilary touching down in southern California on Saturday. On Wednesday, Maricopa County gas prices …
Citizen's academy

Scottsdale resident is megaphone for FBI message

Alicia Wadas makes time. Wadas, a Scottsdale resident, is chief operating officer and executive vice president at Lavidge — an advertising firm in Phoenix. She has also given her time as a …
Home loans

Wells Fargo to hold event for potential homebuyers

Purchasing a new home can be a complicated and complex process, especially for first-time home buyers. Next month, Wells Fargo is hosting an “Advancing Homeownership Fair” — an …

Fiesta Bowl joins Friday night fun across Valley

The Fiesta Bowl Organization is elevating youth and scholastic football in the state of Arizona by kicking off its new  Fiesta Bowl Friday Night Showdown presented by Super Star Car Wash …

Dog adoption fees waived this week at Maricopa County shelters

There’s never a bad time to adopt a dog from a shelter, but this week is especially good.


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