Feature Articles


Pet care relief fund at work

AGN Rescue Ranch and Sanctuary

AGN was approached by a fellow rescue organization to provide assistance for an emaciated 6-month-old American Bulldog that had been injured. They always ask some key questions to determine if a case qualifies for our assistance. In this particular case they determined that Barnabas was not in a safe or responsible environment therefore his guardian would not qualify for assistance.

FREE PETS for qualified homes in Maricopa County during America’s biggest free pet adoption event
11 groups in 25 locations across the Valley participating May 31-June 1


Pet of the Week: Mieka

james k whiteMULLET OVER BY JAMES K. WHITE  |  APRIL 30, 2013

Historical pomposity

The reader may already be aware that “clockwise” was the direction of rotation used for the movement of hands on clocks in order in mimic the shadow movement on sundials. What might be news is that the shadows on thousands of sundials move “counterclockwise.”

BOOK NOOK  |  APRIL 30, 2014

methuselahFormer Cave Creek resident authors second book

Stephen Morris, a former resident of Cave Creek (and a former editor of Sonoran News 1995) has published his second book with Amazon. Titled “Methuselah’s Memoirs” the book is a fictional account of a family that lived in the times just before the great flood predicted by Noah.

BOOK NOOK  |  APRIL 23, 2014

One man's trash is another man's music:
THINK … Before You Throw It Away

THINK BEFORE YOU THROW IT AWAYFORT WORTH, Texas – One man's trash is another man's treasure, but have you ever thought that it could also be someone's music?  If you've ever seen a Vocal Trash performance you know this to be true.  Using clever one-of-a-kind upcycled instruments, their music-with-a-message inspires audiences to step-up their recycling efforts. Vocal Trash's lead singer, Kelsey Rae, has taken this a step further in her new children's book, THINK … Before You Throw It Away.