Newest additions at Phoenix Herpetological Society
baby crocs

Meet the newest additions to PHS! Six male (8 inch long) Siamese Crocodiles hatched last Friday. These are the first Siamese Crocodiles hatched in Arizona and are members of a critically endangered species. Thanks to the Endangered Croc Breeding Program, PHS is able to help these amazing creatures. Their sisters should hatch within the next 7 days. Stay tuned on their Facebook page to see what happens next!

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News

nina spitzerCave Creek reignites its horse wars

David Smith appointed to fill vacancy on planning commission

CAVE CREEK – During Monday night’s Call to the Public, Nina Spitzer, who has been coordinating volunteers at the visitor’s information center in Cave Creek on behalf of the Cave Creek Merchants and Events Chamber of Commerce (CCMEA), told council they’ve served 9,500 visitors from all over the world.



• Limited options for CCUSD93 governing board
• Former Councilman Bob Coady sworn in as ‘Special Deputy’
• Carefree stakeholders not on board with council’s plan
• Calling all fun loving Wild West Days fans, Oct. 29 – Nov. 2
• Council slate recall petitions
• 14th Annual Foothills Empty Bowls Project Lunch
• Free Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day is Sat., Sept. 27



Opinion

MY VIEW BY DON SORCHYCH'MY VIEW'   |   BY DON SORCHYCH

• RINOs at work
• Local thrift

Now that primaries are over the Internet is loaded with claims and counter claims. Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey is being assaulted by Democrats, which is expected, but now RINOs have joined the Democrats.


Guest Editorials:

• >America’s hopelessly corrupt political-media culture  |  BY LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD
• Fascism in the First Amendment? |   BY Tom Toth
• It is coming – Data, commentary and a warning  |   By Dwight Kehoe and Nicholas Purpura
• A high school curriculum that teaches the truth about communism  |  Q&A:  Dr. Paul Kengor


Letters to the Editor



Business

gardeningSenior living at Desert Flower fosters independence and fun!

SCOTTSDALE – Perhaps it’s the stellar reputation, or maybe it’s the fact the returning snowbirds are eager to check out this senior living community, but whatever the multitude of reasons, Desert Flower Assisted Living and Memory Care Center is receiving a lot of interest of late.


• It’s not ‘just’ hair at Just Janet's Salon; Janet Finch strives to make fine tresses thrive
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Features

Pet News: Entertainment, popular auctioneer added to Hope for Horses Gala

Second annual event hosted by Triple R Horse Rescue to help horses in need
CAVE CREEK – Triple R Horse Rescue will host the second annual Hope for Horses Gala on October 11, 2014 from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Carefree Resort and Conference Center in Carefree, Ariz., which is located at 37220 Mule Train Road.

• Pet of the Week: 2 for 1 KITTENS!
• Horoscope: Stargazer by Vivian Carol
• Spoof Space by Steele Coddington:  The real meaning of "RATFINK"
• God Bless America:  American Education