I took this photo at Anthem on Sunday, January 18. The duck has such personality.
Courtesy of Sue Newbanks

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my view by don sorchych'MY VIEW'   |   BY DON SORCHYCH


All Adam Trenk has to throw at the upcoming election is that it is Sonoran News’ recall. He sure doesn’t have anything else except suing everybody in sight, a throwback to his home state, New Jersey, where politics is down and dirty. He is emulating his home state here.

Boombox by Dixon Diaz

Guest Editorials:

• Do what everyone else does, ignore State of the Union address  |   BY RICK MANNING
• Strike a blow against the RINO: Recall McCain and Flake |  BY LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD 
• Supreme Court malfeasance  |  BY Alan Caruba 
• Impregnating America with Muslims; Part 3  |  BY Frosty Wooldridge

Letters to the Editor


Governor Doug Ducey announces commissioner for Department
of Real Estate

PHOENIX – Governor Ducey recently announced Judy Lowe will continue as Commissioner of the Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE).

• Pass Blunt-Inhofe amendment against China climate deal
• Business to Business


napoliNapoli is a triumph for Phoenix!

February 12-15 with the Phoenix Symphony at Symphony Hall

The U.S. premiere of Napoli isn't happening in New York, San Francisco, Boston, or any of the cities typically considered the leading American performing arts centers. Ballet Arizona is the first American ballet company to present a full-length production of Napoli, a masterpiece from celebrated Danish choreographer August Bournonville.

• Arizona Game & Fish Commission honors Mule Deer Foundation staff and volunteers
• Hiking preparation important for locals, visitors
• Camp Soaring Eagle hosts National Finger Football Tournament
• Kids of all ages enjoy the royal faire
• The Phoenix Symphony performs “A Night at the Movies: Singin' in the Rain” for the first time
• World premiere of The Emperor's New Clothes opens February 6


aawlPet News: 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
• Horoscope: Stargazer by Vivian Carol
• Mullet Over by James White: The only known edible orchid
• God Bless America: God lives under his bed
• Book Nook:  Chasm Creek by Patricia Grady Cox