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Valley residents are continuing to work through the slight declining trend of COVID-19, many are still concerned about the safety of themselves and their families. more
Through the Birthday Dreams program at Arizona Helping Hands, 1,823 children in foster care have had birthdays made special in 2020. More than 250 boys and girls each month have received gifts … more
Serving on the Queen Creek Town Council since 2002, I have had the opportunity to grow with the community. From building Mansel Carter Oasis Park, opening the splash pad at Founders’ Park, … more
Temporary grace and an extension of Arizona’s eviction moratorium to Oct. 31 means we have more time to do our literal “home” work, but there’s no free pass or less pressure … more
The insanity we’re seeing in the Pacific Northwest would have free reign to spread to the rest of the country under a prospective Biden administration. more
While most residents in cities around the country look forward to the summer season, Arizonans try their best to stay cool living through the hottest days of the year, with temperatures rising above … more
The relentless pace of the coronavirus pandemic has challenged hospital and healthcare workers across the Valley and the country. Long days are spent caring for COVID and non-COVID patients. The … more
Have you been thinking about what career path to take? Have you recently lost your job due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Is college not an option for you? If you answered yes to any of these … more
The idea of maintaining civil discourse when debating public issues of the day is more than lip-service at Independent Newsmedia. At Yourvalley.net, which is powered by the work of local … more
On July 9 --- 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. --- there was a “Back the Blue Rally,”organized by your District 5 Pinal County supervisor, Todd House, and your Pinal County assessor, Doug Wolf. I … more
I think everyone can agree that right now, times are tough. Coronavirus has affected millions of Americans --- most people either know someone who has gotten sick, lost a job, or lost a loved … more
Nursing homes have become ground zero in the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 pandemic, with outbreaks causing high rates of illness and death among vulnerable residents living together in close … more
COVID-19 poses extreme obstacles for people who have intellectual disabilities and thrive on routine, familiar activities, and people, such as family and friends. So, with everything going … more
Once again, we have chosen to make the difficult decision to temporarily close the resource center and have all Empowerment Systems staff work from home. As much as we want to remain open for our … more
When the work van pulled up in front of Arizona Helping Hands, I recognized the company name. I thought my friend Dale was coming to say hi and tour the Arizona Helping Hands facility where we … more
It is with enthusiasm that I endorse Todd House for re-election as Pinal County supervisor, District 5. There is a choice between leadership. He has proven accomplishments such as: lowering taxes, … more
Dear Chairman Smith and board members, I’m writing in opposition to your revisions to the draft of Resolution No. 061920-LSE-03 concerning the implementation of mitigation measures for … more
With the COVID-19 pandemic and the unrest that has been taking place in some cities, the impact has been felt in every sector of our economy. There has never been a more challenging time for … more
This Friday, we celebrate Juneteenth --- a holiday that receives little attention but holds special significance for me as a black man in America this year. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 … more
During difficult economic times like these, nothing is more valuable than a good job. As an economist, I routinely advise community and business leaders on how to recruit and create more of these … more
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