Break out of the box with these suggestions from local stylist Martin Weston

Explore and Experiment Break out of the box with these suggestions from local stylist Martin Weston.   Six months of a typical Arizona summer feels like you’re standing in front of an open oven with a blowtorch in hand. Sure, it’s a dry heat, they say, but so is fire. Still, it’s a relief to feel the chill of winter in the air and the chance to sit with friends and family around a backyard fire pit, bl ...

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Kuma goes snow shoeing in Flagstaff

Winter Wonderland  Kuma goes snow shoeing in Flagstaff, Arizona. Told by Kuma and written by Lorraine Bossé-Smith   I’m totally grooving on living in Arizona/ When we first moved here, I wasn’t so sure. The ground got awfully hot and it bit me a few times with stickers in my paws. So rude, you know. I should have known better than to question my humans, though, because they have my back. They’re always ...

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Lexus GS F: Practicality, comfort, and performance await in this luxury vehicle

Lexus GS F  Practicality, comfort, and performance await in this luxury vehicle. By Becky Antioco I’ve always had a soft spot for Lexus. The brand came into prominence during my formative driving years, topping Mercedes and BMW as the best-selling luxury import brand in 1991, only its second year of existence. The GS sport sedan debuted two years later, the fourth nameplate in Lexus’ line-up. Among my gener ...

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Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce names Bonnie Smith the 2017 Business Person of the Year

Community Excellence Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce names Bonnie Smith the 2017 Business Person of the Year. By Heather Maxwell Photos by Mike Spinelli On Dec. 9, 2017, the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce continued the 14-year tradition of honoring a local business leader with the title of Business Person of the Year. The award recognizes successful business leadership and outstanding involvement among Ant ...

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Confidential Source Ninety-Six offers a fascinating look into the life of high-level informant

Undercover  Confidential Source Ninety-Six offers a fascinating look into the life of high-level informant. By Kristine Abrams Gresh I admit, it was incredible to have my uncle, NYPD Detective First Grade Richie Fagan show up in Confidential Source Ninety-Six, The Making of America’s Preeminent Confidential Informant by Roman Caribe and Robert Cea. And that is definitely how this story about Roman Caribe ca ...

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Anthem’s Guy Pascua considers his military service an honor

A Tradition of Service  Anthem’s Guy Pascua considers his military service an honor. By Sondra Barr As a daily reminder of what’s important, Guy Pascua wears his dog tags, his wedding ring, and a spike that represents the sacrifice Jesus made for him, around his neck. Living in Anthem with his wife, Tina, and his 19-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son, Guy frequently looks back upon his military service a ...

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Judge Gerald A. Williams explains the wedding cake case

Baker’s Choice? Judge Gerald A. Williams explains the wedding cake case. Should you be required to make something at your job that you believe conflicts with your religious beliefs? Asked another way, does a business have a constitutional right to discriminate based on its owner’s beliefs? Those are some of the questions the U.S. Supreme Court will decide this year in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd., v. Colorado ...

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It’s time to rethink anti-aging

A Graceful Life  It’s time to rethink anti-aging, says Dr. Kelly Collins. As I reflect on the word “anti-aging,” I ask myself, “Is that the best way to describe the care I provide for my patients on a daily basis?” It’s a fact that all of us are going to keep aging as long as we are able to take a breath, so, perhaps I should begin using more positive and uplifting terms to describe what I’m doing to help p ...

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Nonprofit offers hope to children and adults with special needs using equine assisted activities and therapies

Horses Help Nonprofit offers hope to children and adults with special needs using equine assisted activities and therapies. By Sondra Barr For over 30 years, Horses Help has been serving the special needs and at risk community by using horses and people to improve quality of life. And, for the past 10 of those years, 85086 resident Saebra Pipoly has worked hand-in-hand with the nonprofit organization to hel ...

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Lone Star Adventure: Kuma celebrates the season in Fredericksburg, Texas

Lone Star Adventure Kuma celebrates the season in Fredericksburg, Texas. Told by Kuma & Written by Lorraine Bossé-Smith Being a mountain dog, I was eager to explore Texas hill country. My humans were kind enough to plan a trip to Fredericksburg so we could do just that. The drive is a little over four hours from the Houston area, but we stopped in a lovely town called Boerne. They have a great walking p ...

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