VOL. 19  ISSUE NO. 16   |    APRIL 17 – 23, 2013


Town to reinstate water advisory committee

Rather than focus so much on residency, Mozilo said the selection of committee members should be based on experience and background

CAVE CREEK – Mayor Vincent Francia said he was the one who placed the item regarding the reactivation of the water advisory committee on the agenda for discussion and possible direction to staff.

traci casaleBY LINDA BENTLEY | APRIL 17, 2013

Cave Creek rodeo ‘on the grow’

CAVE CREEK – Cave Creek Pro Rodeo President Traci Casale provided council with a recap of the Cave Creek Fiesta Days Rodeo (CCFDR) during Monday night’s meeting said the event drew more than 300 entries this year.


Election focus is much ado about debt

First off, the water utility’s debt service, operations and maintenance is completely funded by water revenues

CAVE CREEK – The Political Action Committee (PAC) CaveCreekElection2013.com has used the town’s debt for the wastewater treatment plant and purchase of the water company to scare voters into replacing the current town council with people who were never involved at any of the numerous public hearings on these matters.


Disgruntled Carefree resident attacks Cave Creek via Proposition 459

Peirce’s PAC claiming to support Cave Creek Town Council’s action and campaign literature in opposition is nothing short of confusing

CAVE CREEK – Proposition 459 is a referendum on Cave Creek’s Ordinance No. 02012-08, amending the zoning map to reflect two parcels located northwest of the intersection of Carefree Highway and Cave Creek Road between 54th and 53rd streets to be rezoned from Desert Rural (DR-89) to General Commercial.

APRIL 17, 2013

Walgreen’s dumpster fire breaks out on breezy Tuesday afternoon

walgreens fireThankfully the lid was closed when a fire started in a nearly empty dumpster behind the Walgreen’s store located at 34402 N. Scottsdale Rd. at Terravita in Scottsdale on Tuesday. Phoenix dispatch called the Rural/Metro Carefree Fire Station. According to Captain Dennis Rohrman the Carefree truck was the first to arrive. When the dumpster lid was opened, flames shot into the air. The fire was quickly extinguished.   Photo by Mark Peagler

APRIL 17, 2013

Angels and mothers have a lot in common at the Foothills Food Bank

If you want to do something extraordinary for Mother’s Day ...

NORTH VALLEY – This Mother’s Day you can honor the favorite mom in your life, or in her memory, with a donation to the Foothills Food Bank. General donations are always greatly appreciated and now during their capital fund drive, you can also designate “building fund” on your Mother’s Day donation.

got drugs posterBY LINDA BENTLEY | APRIL 10, 2013

Sixth Annual National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day

MCSO will be conducting a take-back program where people can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medications

CAVE CREEK – Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has once again teamed up with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to participate in the sixth annual National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day.

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