Monthly Archives: January 2018

DCS Director Greg McKay receives national award

PHOENIX – A national foundation has recognized Department of Child Safety Director Greg McKay for spearheading Arizona’s dramatic child welfare turnaround. Casey Family Programs awarded Director...
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Catch – 22 in Afghanistan

The conventional wisdom in Washington DC and Islamabad states that the U.S. cannot win in Afghanistan without the assistance of Pakistan. This rationalizes a...
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Mr. Peanut to turn 100

- Years back I reported on a huge man-eating Nile crocodile from Burundi locals had dubbed Gustave. The animal is also called “Pepo” (Swahili...
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Camelback Pointe Grand Opening: A new permanent supportive housing opportunity

PHOENIX – More than 22,000 people in Maricopa County don’t have a place to call home, according to the 2016 Annual Homelessness Report by...

What would Theodore Roosevelt do?

Dear Editor: When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the president and his cabinet would commit to, in President Trump's words,...

A big thank you the Sonoran News readers

For more than a decade the local office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has participated in collecting toys for the Marine Corps Toy Drive....
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Fire and Fury: A tale of two Trump lawsuits

Two days before Donald Trump's inauguration as president of the United States, a former contestant on his reality TV Show, The Apprentice, sued him...
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Ever heard of a “selfieccino?”

Technology makes the heart grow fonder A young woman in Chicago holds her grandmother close to her heart-literally.  According to the Association of Mature American...

Champagne Salon promises to be a musical highlight of 2018!

ANTHEM – Scrumptious food, glorious music, bubbling champagne, and a breathtaking setting will create a memorable and elegant evening, 7pm-10pm on Saturday, January 27 in celebration of...

Carefree Desert Gardens announces photo contest

CAREFREE -- Calling all photographers! Our annual Carefree Desert Gardens photo contest is in full swing and photos submissions will be taken up to...