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Many of us are doing home repairs these days. For the repairs that we can’t do on our own, we have to hire someone to do it for us. Then we end up asking ourselves the question, where do I … more
It’s tempting these days to believe that once COVID-19 is contained, the U.S. economy will bounce back quickly, replenishing jobs and incomes lost in the pandemic. Yet there is an early warning … more
At the recent Pinal County Board of Supervisors meeting, the head of public health gave a presentation on the COVID-19 vaccination program. The facts presented: 10,000 doses allocated by the end … more
Never in my lifetime have we lived during a more consequential and threatening challenge than today in both our civic and our personal lives. Your federal-legislator counterparts in Washington are … more
As this year comes to an end for the current Apache Junction City Council I’d like to say congratulations and welcome to our newly elected Councilmembers Kelly Gremmel, Braden Biggs and Tess … more
One of my favorite songs as a teenager was “Only Shades of Gray.” It was more than the harmony; the lyrics of the song drove a deeper message into my youthful psyche. I remember it … more
Every community seems to have those little hidden gems that folks aren’t really aware of. I’d like to share a couple right here in Apache Junction that truly deserve to be recognized and … more
Jason Whitlock, a journalist and writer, makes the case that the most important part of the election was that hate won over love. Trump voters voted for Trump because they loved him, even with all of … more
Pinal County is a county where people need to wear masks. I had the COVID-19 virus. I am still recovering. You guys are not following the rules. These people need to wear a mask. I got the … more
PHOENIX — Local governments cannot stop their employees from donating to candidates for local offices, Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded. more
The third annual AJ Prayer Walk will be held Jan. 9. This year’s event will be centered on the Bible verse 2 John 1:6, “And this is love; that we walk in obedience to His commands. As you … more
I’ve been watching the stories on the auctioned property. It just blew me away, the amount that was agreed upon. I’ve never known any builder that could possibly come up with that … more
My mom always told me not to hate anyone and she would scold me severely when I used the word “hate.” I never understood why until recently. Hate destroys the thinking process. It is … more
As a mom of three, there is nothing more important than the safety of my family. In Arizona, there are millions of moms like me who are willing to fight for the safety of their children. Under the … more
Arizona businesses continue to be affected by the economic impact of COVID-19. Particularly hard-hit are those individuals whose business is the ownership and management of rental homes throughout … more
As a Black man who has worked in the community behavioral health industry for more than 30 years, I’ve seen a lot. I’ve seen the struggles that individuals and family members go … more
As Arizona’s working families struggle to maintain employment and reliable sources of income in a historically disastrous economy, the last thing they need is a predatory debt trap making … 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
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
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
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