VOL. 18  ISSUE NO. 8   |   FEBRUARY 22 – 28, 2012


ted brydaP&Z recommends approval of town core zoning changes

Commissioner Ted Bryda said, ‘This whole plan is a dream unless council buys into it. I want to see results.’

CAVE CREEK – During the Feb. 16 meeting, Planning Director Ian Cordwell announced there would be a joint workshop of council and the planning commission at 6 p.m. on March 15 to hear about an upcoming case, Enchanted Canyon Resort, being proposed in the vicinity of 72nd Street and Continental Mountain Drive.   Keep reading ...


john krantzCitizens continue to fan flames as fire district heats up

‘It’s not fair for 54 percent to be paying for the rest who don’t pay’

RIO VERDE – The Rio Verde Foothills Fire District (RVFFD) organizing board hosted a community meeting at the Rio Verde Community Center on Tuesday evening, which board member Carmela Lizzo said was to provide an accurate overview of the fire district. 
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five pillars of islamCCUSD93 embraces Islam through Core Knowledge

According to Abdulmutallab, the Qur’an instructs Muslims to kill people in the name of Allah and to drive Jews out of Palestine

CCUSD93 – When Desert Sun Academy adopted the Core Knowledge curriculum a couple of years ago, Cave Creek Unified School District was hopping on another new trendy bandwagon embraced by other Arizona school districts.    Keep reading ...


DANA GONDERSometimes getting arrested isn’t such a bad thing

MDA Arresting Officer Taylor L. (l) arrived at Wild West Pawn Thursday morning with a warrant for the arrest of its owner Dana Gonder. Gonder, a former sheriff’s deputy himself, was handcuffed and hauled off in a Hyundi to Harold’s, where he was placed in “jail” until enough “bail” money could be raised to set him free. The proceeds from the event, which even found members of Cave Creek Town Hall staff being dragged off to Harold’s Jail until bail was met, will all go to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

FEBRUARY 22, 2012

Governor Jan Brewer, legislative leaders propose sweeping personnel reform plan

New system to bring added accountability and efficiency to state workforce

PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer and legislative leaders today unveiled an innovative personnel reform plan modeled after private-sector workforce practices, with the aim to make state government more accountable – and cost-effective – to the Arizona taxpayer.  Keep reading ...

FEBRUARY 22, 2012

Take action on several important Arizona bills that deserve your attention

Several important bills are making their way through the Legislature right now. We need you to take action today to make sure our Legislators listen to the taxpayers – not to the spending lobbies and the government employee unions. Arizona needs Truth in Spending!  Keep reading ...

FEBRUARY 22, 2012

bill wilsonAlinsky-affilated group gets $56 million Obamacare grant in Wisconsin

FAIRFAX, Va. – Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson responded to the release of the first eight grants/loans under the Obamacare created Consumer Oriented and Operated Plan (CO-OP) program today.    Keep reading ...

FEBRUARY 22, 2012

New images show recent geologic activity on the Moon

TEMPE – New images acquired by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show that the Moon’s crust is pulling apart – at least in some small areas. High-resolution images obtained by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) provide evidence that the Moon has experienced relatively recent geologic activity.     Keep reading ...

FEBRUARY 22, 2012

spring training festivalSpring Training Festival celebrates America’s love affair with baseball

In America’s love affair with baseball, Scottsdale’s Spring Training Festival is like the season’s first kiss.  Keep reading ...

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