JUNE 1, 2016

Arizona’s Largest and longest-running artist studio tour, Hidden in the Hills, celebrates 20 years in November

Linda Korstad’s “Wishing and Hoping” is selected as the featured piece for the artist directory cover

CAVE CREEK – Arizona’s largest and longest-running artist studio tour and sale, Hidden in the Hills (HITH), celebrates its 20th year during the last two weekends of November, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 18,19, 20 and November 25, 26, and 27, 2016. A signature event of the non-profit Sonoran Arts League, Hidden in the Hills features more than 180 artists in 47 studio locations throughout the scenic Desert Foothills communities of Cave Creek, Carefree and North Scottsdale.

JUNE 1, 2016

Desert Foothills Independent Film Festival

Fridays, July 8th - August 26 ~ 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Free popcorn and soft drinks! Wide selection of films from around the world. No registration.
The Line-up:

July 8: Tim's Vermeer. Director Teller. 80 min. Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to discover painting techniques of Vermeer. Documentary 2013

July 15: Labyrinth of Lies. Director Giulio Ricciarelli. 124 min. A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II. Subtitles. German Drama, History 2014

JUNE 1, 2016

Feeding wildlife a "selfish act" that can lead to bigger problems

Officials warn Arizonans to “think twice” before luring wildlife with food

MESA – A nuisance bear is being sought after repeatedly showing up at the Pioneer Pass campground in the Tonto National Forest. A sub-adult male bear was captured in Parks, Ariz. and had to be relocated. A mountain lion is suspected of killing a Mesa family pet. Javelinas attacked a Fountain Hills resident and her dogs. It’s the time of year when wildlife are on the move, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) cautions people to take steps to reduce wildlife interactions with humans.

JUNE 1, 2016

Twisted Tree Farm would like to ask the horse community to assist The Phoenix Dream Center

The Phoenix Dream Center is a volunteer driven nonprofit organization, which exists to serve the homeless, low-income, at risk youth and struggling individuals and families by providing resources, opportunities and supportive services to help them realize their dream of living a self-sufficient life.

JUNE 1, 2016

Nonprofit executive turnover more turbulent than previously thought

New research from North Carolina State University finds that turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with very few transitional periods mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature. The study also found that most nonprofit executives do not leave their positions due to voluntary retirement, as previously thought.

JUNE 1, 2016

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Stamp special dedication ceremony

WHAT: Special dedication ceremony for the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Stamp as one of 16 National Parks Forever stamps being issued to celebrate the National Park Service on its 100th anniversary.