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Independent seeks veteran submissions

Independent Newsmedia is featuring a Veterans Day Salute to honor those who have served our country. Thank you for your service. Residents are encouraged to submit a photograph along with the …
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Independent Examination

The economic reality behind the politics of multihousing development in Arizona

When Jordan and Lyric Dodd sat down last year and realized they had paid more than $20,000 in rent, it was that moment the couple realized homeownership was in their future. “I believe our …
COVID-19

Tempe to require COVID-19 vaccinations at large events

The city of Tempe will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for large, ticketed, city-run events for the near future.
Nonprofits

Valley Partnership announces 2021 community project benefitting Salvation Army Tempe

Valley Partnership announced Thursday the 2021 Community Project will be a $25,000 challenge grant and volunteer day of action benefitting Salvation Army Tempe. 
Philanthropy

Pajama Drive: U.S. Egg partners with Arizona Helping Hands to aid foster children

U.S. Egg is teaming up with Arizona Helping Hands once again as the dynamic duo hosts a new toy and pajama drive for boys and girls in foster care here in the Valley of the Sun. Helping Hands is …

Arizona high court to consider AG's suit against university

PHOENIX (AP) — The state Supreme Court has agreed to review two lower courts' rulings against state Attorney General Mark Brnovich in his lawsuit challenging a deal between Arizona State University …
Business
SRP to host online event about transmission project

Salt River Project will host a live, online open house for the public to learn more about the High-Tech Interconnect Project, a proposed transmission project that is required to provide reliable …

Allied Universal to hire 150 security professionals in Chandler

72SOLD acquires Gilbert real estate firm

Serrano’s to feature 'Pronto' specials in advance of Tempe opening in late fall

Cooper’s Hawk winery, restaurant opening location in Chandler

Opinions with Civility

September is Suicide Awareness Month: Here’s how to spot signs of danger

In 2019, more Arizonans died by suicide than motor vehicle accidents and homicides combined. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it was the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. This sobering statistic highlights an issue that has been growing since before the onset of the pandemic, which has only worsened feelings of isolation and hopelessness.
Laura Sullivan

Sullivan: Make a difference with Jack Sullivan Foundation for Life and Learning

My oldest son Jack is 22 and has profound autism. I am his voice and I type these words on his behalf. Although he is a fantastic typist — and addicted to his computer and Kindle — he is …

McCreery: Support small businesses, it’s our collective responsibility

National Small Business Week is a time to celebrate entrepreneurs and small business owners all across the country.

Kush: Arizona cities must make inclusive housing decisions

An article published by the Wall Street Journal less than two months ago revealed that the United States is millions of housing units behind current demand. In Arizona, this translates to a pre-pandemic need of 230,000 new units with the majority of the need in Maricopa County.
Marian McGill

McGill: Golf is changing and clubs must follow

Two of the biggest topics buzzing around our industry these days are the resurgence of golf and how to make the sport, and private golf clubs, more inclusive. Our core demographic is changing and if …
Sports Coverage
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