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.

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 […]

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 […]

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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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Letter to the Editor: Food Pantry Prepping for Summer Slow Season

Letter to the Editor: Food Pantry Prepping for Summer Slow Season

Did you know there are hungry and hurting people right here in Anthem and our community immediately beyond? The St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry operates to help them. The pantry serves people in need regardless of age, religion or ethnic group. In the past 15 months, the pantry has served more than 1,600 people, […]

Vietnam Veterans to be Honored

Vietnam Veterans to be Honored

Daisy Mountain Veterans who fought in Vietnam will receive the Department of Defense 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Medallion and a commemorative lapel pin. “Some of these veterans hold multiple combat decorations up to and including the Distinguished Service Cross, America’s second highest military award. Sadly, many have never before been recognized for their […]

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams Shoots Straight on Her Challenges

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams Shoots Straight on Her Challenges

One night last month, Phoenix Suns’ Alan Williams had just become the first player in franchise history to record five consecutive double-doubles coming off the bench, scoring 16 and snagging 10 rebounds against the Lakers. Mom couldn’t have been more proud when she announced the feat to about 40 residents attending a town hall in […]

Tramonto Girl in Disney Channel’s Premiere of ‘Andi Mack’ Friday

Tramonto Girl in Disney Channel’s Premiere of ‘Andi Mack’ Friday

The new Disney Channel TV series “Andi Mack,” featuring Tramonto’s Sofia Wylie, premieres Friday, April 7 on Disney Channel. The show is about “a journey of self-discovery for a 13-year-old girl who finds herself questioning everything she’s ever known after her older sister returns home unexpectedly,” according to a press release from Disney. Sofia plays […]

Veteran Finally Gets a Place to Sleep

Veteran Finally Gets a Place to Sleep

By Robert Roy Britt — A few months ago, some local veterans heard that an 81-year-old Korean War veteran who goes by the name Sticker was living in his pickup truck in the Tramonto area. Sometime later, Tom Francis, an officer with the Daisy Mountain Veterans organization, happened to see the vet panhandling at Walmart in Anthem […]

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