Feature Articles


18 months at the Shelter: Angelina exemplifies no-kill shelter's commitment to pets 

PHOENIX – For shy and particular pets like Angelina the cat, the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL & SPCA) is truly a life saver, caring for her for 18 months while she waits for just the right adopter.


Pet of the Week: Maurice

james k whiteMULLET OVER BY JAMES K. WHITE  |  JANUARY 28, 2015

The only known edible orchid

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. It is the fifth planet from the sun. More than 1,000 earths would be required to match the volume of Jupiter. None of this information is the basis of my mentioning Jupiter today.

BOOK NOOK   |  JANUARY 14, 2015

chasm creekChasm Creek by Patricia Grady Cox

PHOENIX – Cave Creek, Arizona, served as inspiration for an 1880 mining town west of the Verde River, where a pounding stamp mill provides the backdrop for an exciting debut novel by Patricia Grady Cox.

Two strangers seek help from a woman on a farm near CHASM CREEK, and the friendship that grows between them becomes the catalyst for a series of events that will change their lives forever.