Anthem Community Council’s New Board President: Roger Willis

Anthem Community Council’s New Board President: Roger Willis

By Robert Roy Britt — In a unanimous vote at its monthly meeting April 26, the Anthem Community Council elected Roger Willis as board president. Willis, who had been vice president, succeeds Ryan Halleran, a Parkside representative who remains on the board as a director. Willis has served many roles in Anthem’s governance, including on […]

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Camp Prickett: Perfect Summer Camps For Kids and Parents

Camp Prickett: Perfect Summer Camps For Kids and Parents

By Chris Prickett — For years, parents far and wide have been scouring the world for a place to stash their kids for a week or two. We do a great job of convincing the little buggers we’re doing it for them, but they won’t find out the real reason until someday when they’re stuck with their […]

Workout Attitude: I Walked in the Door, Didn’t I?

Workout Attitude: I Walked in the Door, Didn’t I?

Scott Skinner has some thoughts on how you can get in the right frame of mind to improve your exercise routine. You can reach Skinner at 623-229-8975, online on Facebook. This article was first published in In&Out Magazine.

Daisy Mountain & Black Canyon Fire Districts Closer to Consolidating

Daisy Mountain & Black Canyon Fire Districts Closer to Consolidating

UPDATE 4/19/17: The governing boards of the Daisy Mountain and Black Canyon City fire districts moved closer to consolidation after both reviewed the proposal and agreed to take the next step: Public hearings. In a letter mailed to residents this week, the fire districts confirmed “there will be no change in property tax liability due to the […]

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Dealing With Allergies: Better Than the Alternative

Dealing With Allergies: Better Than the Alternative

By Chris Prickett — Drip, drip, drip…ah, the sound of spring! The desert is breathtaking this time of year, both figuratively and literally. A wet winter means a blooming vernal equinox, and with those blooms come sneezing, itchy eyes, running nose… I’m beginning to sound like a Benadryl commercial! “I never had allergies before I moved to […]

Improving Anthem: Vote For Your Preferred Project

Improving Anthem: Vote For Your Preferred Project

Editor’s Note: The survey is closed. Results will be reported in an upcoming issue of In&Out Magazine. By Robert Roy Britt — In May, Anthem Community Council plans to begin formal consideration of four new project proposals as part of the community’s new Master Plan, which prescribes using the enhancement fund to create or improve […]

By April 17, 2017 Read More →
Weekend Wildfires North of Phoenix Portend Busy Fire Season

Weekend Wildfires North of Phoenix Portend Busy Fire Season

Two wildfires in the same area just north of Phoenix Sunday prompted fire officials to issue cautions about the potential for more wildland fires, after a wet winter left ample fuel that’s now dry. Crews were dispatched to the first fire, west of I-17 and Table Mesa Road near New River, at about 9:30 on Easter morning. It burned […]

Anthem Property Crime Decreases

Anthem Property Crime Decreases

By Karen Goveia — You might have heard that Anthem property crime is down by quite a large percentage, which is the case only in Anthem Country Club. Burglaries in all of Anthem decreased 9 percent and property crime in the Anthem Country Club sank 42 percent in the last six months, according to the Maricopa County […]

Anthem Getting New Fire Department Building

Anthem Getting New Fire Department Building

Daisy Mountain Fire Department has begun construction on a new administration office building in Anthem, adjacent to the existing fire station on Daisy Mountain Drive. The new building will be larger than the existing office at Fire Station 141 on New River Road, which has been in use since 2002, said Deputy Chief Danny Johnson. “We’ve grown […]

By April 12, 2017 Read More →
Retirement: Facing the Frightening Facts

Retirement: Facing the Frightening Facts

By Chris Prickett  — I’m headed to my 40th high school reunion later this year, so yes, I’m at an age where retirement is staring at me like a coiled rattlesnake with dollar signs for eyeballs. I don’t know if, or when it’ll strike, but it’s got me plenty terrified. Everybody tells me I’ll never […]

Go Green & Get Rid of Stuff April 22

Go Green & Get Rid of Stuff April 22

Recycle electronics, shred personal documents and dispose of paint at Anthem’s semi-annual Go Green event. You must show proof of Anthem residency in order participate. Limits: five banker-sized/computer paper boxes per person; five gallons total of paint per car. When: 8 a.m–noon, April 22, 2016 Where: Anthem Community Park (lower parking lot) 41703 N. Gavilan […]

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No Lane Lines: Anthem Roads to Get Stripes Soon

No Lane Lines: Anthem Roads to Get Stripes Soon

Robert Roy Britt — Recently resurfaced Anthem roads will remain without lines for a little while longer. The resurfacing began March 14 and was slated for completion April 4. The slurry of oil and asphalt, which helps underlying asphalt hold together and last longer, must dry 72 hours before striping can be done. MCDOT had […]

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