Feature Articles


Influx of toxic toads during monsoon season triggers health risks for pets

Tips on what to do if your pet becomes poisoned

From July 15 through September 30, the monsoon season means heavy rains, which tend to bring an influx of toads and frogs into the Phoenix area. While they may seem like a seasonal annoyance, many of these toads are toxic and exposure to them – if not treated immediately – can be lethal to family pets.

Triple R Horse Rescue’s Hope for Horses Gala to benefit horses, burros in need

CAVE CREEK – Every year, hundreds of horses and burros from around the country find themselves in need of forever homes. That is why Triple R Horse Rescue, a 501(c) 3 organization that rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes horses surrendered to its care, will host the third annual Hope for Horses Gala on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Carefree Resort and Conference Center in Carefree, Arizona.

Pet of the Week – Kittens!!
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james whiteMULLET OVER BY JAMES K. WHITE   |  JULY 8, 2015

“Do turkeys have bellybuttons?”

My, how this annual ritual has been transformed: The first Academy Awards Ceremony was held on May 16, 1929. Approximately 270 people witnessed the proceedings, and the award presentations lasted less than 15 minutes.

BOOK NOOK   |  JULY 8, 2015

chattoCave Creek area featured in new Apache Wars novel

The new novel, “Chatto’s Promise” traces the deadly raid by the Apache warrior, Chatto, and his band of 21 raiders through the area near Cave Creek in 1883.