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Anthem Council brings end to Freedom Way
MARC BUCKHOUT our marketing plan. If this is The committee and staff
MANAGING EDITOR costing us money and keeping suggested the gradual phase out
our staff from doing other, more most notably so staff would have
In a spirited debate that
productive things, let’s stop it.” time to build up as complete
had more turns than those
After providing a 24 page of a data bank as possible of
needed to flip through Freedom
report to the council the email addresses in order to send
Way’s 48-pages the Anthem Economic Development and out email blasts encouraging
Community Council decided, Marketing Committee, which residents to view the online
at the July 27 meeting, that the was tasked with evaluating version of Freedom Way.
December issues will be the final the effectiveness and value of Instead it was the third
print edition of the magazine. Freedom Way, came back with motion of the evening, one
Board Vice President Bob eight possible options. made by Copen, which finally
Copen asked how quickly Their recommended option passed. by a 4-2 vote from the
staff could transition away would have seen a slow faze council, which was minus an
from the magazine, which has out of the magazine that would absent Jeff Pointer.
been produced in its current have extended the printing of Copen’s long-standing effort
form since 2006. the magazine through 2012, to get an answer to constituents Marc Buckhout/The Foothills Focus
“Do we have the ability to reducing the page count from The Anthem Community Council voted to discontinue the printing
concern about the cost of
make the change in the next 48 pages through the rest of of Freedom Way come 2012. The move was made primarily to
Freedom Way was part of the
five months and get away from 2011, to a 16-page advertising redirect staff’s time to marketing Anthem outside the community.
this?” he asked. “If that’s the free publication printed FREEDOM WAY The magazine will continue in a scaled down format at
continued on page 5 onlineatanthem.com.
case I say we move forward with 10 times in 2012.
County expects improved road
maintenance with New River facility
MARC BUCKHOUT to and from the job site,” operations began last month.
MANAGING EDITOR Arnold said. Along with various front
With the new building, county end loaders, scoops, and dump
Roy Arnold finally has employees assigned a myriad trucks on site, there is also a
time to stop and smell of tasks ranging from dirt road fuel pump, used not only to
the popcorn from the old grading, shoulder grading, fuel construction vehicles,
style popcorn maker that pothole repairs, minor pavement but is also used my Maricopa
sits in his office. repairs, storm damage cleanup, Sheriffs office vehicles, which
The field supervisor is one street sweeping and bridge and previously had to be taken to
of 24 people working out of guardrail maintenance among Cave Creek for fueling.
Maricopa County Department others begin their day at a The building has a couple
of Transportation’s newest facility that is in the heart of the of offices along with a main
office, located at 41835 N. New 2,000 square miles in the North meeting room with computers,
River Road, in New River. Valley they are assigned to serve. where assignments are doled
Prior to the completion “I would say a lot of the out each morning as calls come
of the $2.3 million facility, work we do is less than 30 in for service.
located 5 miles west of I-17 off minutes away from our new “We have projects that we’re
of New River Road, county office,” Arnold said. working on, but we also respond
Marc Buckhout/The Foothills Focus
employees responsible for road Construction on the 4,000 to calls that come into the
The New River Maintenance Facility, which opened in July, sits on maintenance made a daily square foot building, located main dispatch,” Maintenance
7.5 acres of land and has a variety of construction vehicles used commute from 29th Ave. and on 7.5 acres of land began
Supervisor Myron Richards
to maintain North Valley roads. The $2.3 million facility has already Durango each morning. in May of 2010.
allowed for increased productivity as county employees are no longer “You had 24 guys spending Once APS was able to supply FACILITY
driving from a central Phoenix location each day. continued on page 8
2.5 hours a day just getting power to the building day-to-day
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fishing report Desert Hills woman
STAFF REPORT Aqua Fria and later in the day BARTLETT found dead
This is a scaled down, North by the 1,702 sign outside the Lake elevation is 1,759
STAFF REPORT where they found the woman
Valley focused, version of the Aqua Fria. The mouths the feet, which is 51 percent full.
Neighbors called Maricopa lying on her back outside her
weekly fishing report produced northern coves were productive Reservoir release is 150 cfs.
County Sheriff ’s deputies after front door.
by Arizona Game and Fish. as well. They also caught one This can be a summer hot
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Fishing-Report.shtml jerkbaits and cranks. Spoons and real hungry at Bartlett.
officers reported to the call in the play or any type of struggle
were also working for him as They like to hang over rocky
east 200 block of Jordan Lane according to MCSO.
LAKE PLEASANT well. Largemouth bass were substrate next to steep drop
Lake elevation 1,671 feet real active at the surface. offs. Topwater works well as
does dropshot and jigs. Bass are
(66 percent full). Fishing is
very good for striped bass at
Two nighttime striper fishermen
kept about 65 stripers and two chasing shad in the coves and Helicopter takes Anthem
night using frozen anchovies
as bait, but there is also a
channel cats. Another 30
stripers and three cats were
around the points.
During the daytime, try
youth to hospital
sporadic daytime topwater on the small side so they were fishing the rock stringers, reefs,
released. The largest striper islands and major points in the STAFF REPORT Daisy Mountain Fire
bite for both striped bass and
largemouth bass. Most of the was 22 inches long. Nighttime lake using crankbaits, topwater Department public information
A 9-year-old Anthem boy
action is in the main-lake basin, fishermen usually use lures, drop shots, and/or jigs. officer Dave Wilson said
was transported by helicopter
especially where there are anchovies although the bait This is the time of year when the boy was transported in
bass can be actively chasing to Phoenix Children’s Hospital serious condition.
extended lake points. Islands, choice was not mentioned.
One angler started at 5 a.m. shad at the surface. This daytime following injuries he sustained The helicopter landed at Spirit
reefs and submerged humps
in the lake can also produce. and stayed a couple hours. He topwater bite can be sporadic in a fall at his home at and Independence, stopping
A couple of morning anglers threw topwater Ricos in the in July, but will continue approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday. traffic in the area.
kept 32 stripers. Fishing was mouths of the northern coves increasing in frequency and
intensity throughout August.
pretty good around sunrise then
quickly faded as the sun climbed
and out towards the main
lake. He caught 12 stripers and By September, the topwater New River/Desert Hills
higher in the sky. The best
lures were gunfish and white
most were pretty small around
1 to 1.5 pounds. He caught five
action here can be stupendous.
The more you fish Bartlett,
group returns with
Rapalas. The better fishing largemouth bass with the largest FIsHING
continued on page 15
spots were by the buoys in the about 3 pounds.
STAFF REPORT be addressed by the group.
The New River/Desert Hills The speaker for the September
Community Association will meeting has yet to be announced.
resume its meetings with a 7:30 Crossroads Christian
p.m. Sept. 13 free gathering at Fellowship is located at 42425 N.
Crossroads Christian Fellowship
New River Road. For information
in New River.
about the group go to newriver-
After taking off the months
of July and August the group deserthillscommunity association.
invites the public to come and org or call either 602-432-2800 or
discuss issues they think should 602-525-0548.
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STAFF REPORT scrapes and bruises in an effort
to stop the suspect.
The Maricopa County
Sherriff ’s Office made The search for the suspect
an arrest well after what continued throughout the
they believed to be a evening as helicopters with
routine traffic stop at spotlights were used in the
I-17 and Anthem Way desert surrounding Anthem.
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After being pulled over
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Managing Editor: two victims were transported a single vehicle rollover, sent
Marc Buckhout to local hospitals. the driver to the hospital along
The first accident came
Carefree Highway on July 27.
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before coming to rest in the Officer Dave Wilson said that
grass off I-17 just south of speed may have played a factor
Anthem Way (exit 229). in both instances.
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impetus to look into the value of media attention outside Anthem. The makeup of the survey
the magazine. “I found out about Anthem takers included 63 percent which
The committee’s research because of an article I read were 50 years or older, perhaps
indicated that in 2010 Freedom in Golf Digest,” he said. quelling fears that doing away
Way cost $225,000 to produce. “The point is advertising on a with the printed magazine
The cost was offset to a national or at least a regional might alienate Anthem’s older
degree by ad revenues of basis could pay dividends.” residents a claim made by
approximately $150,000, leaving Ray Norris said he could be residents Betty Towne and Ted
a deficit of $75,000. supportive of the committee’s Illston who labeled those of his
Board member Ron Jerich, recommendation and a motion vintage “Q-tips.”
one of the two no votes, said by brought forth by board member Staff suggested there would
his number, if 150,000 copies Emily Wrinkle if advertisers still be some instances where
of Freedom Way are printed had the opportunity to continue information could be mailed
each year and the cost to the advertising within Freedom Way along with bills to residents, but
community is $75,000 the cost through 2012. said they would lean on local
per household is approximately The committee then explained media as well.
$.50. Jerich made an initial that in order to accommodate The committee suggested
motion to table a decision until space for advertising the 16 page that by discontinuing their
August’s meeting on Freedom goal would not be accomplishable advertising efforts through
Way, which was defeated. as the space to accommodate the Freedom Way, Anthem would
Along with cost, the committee ads would require additional have a better relationship with
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Under the current setup staff Wrinkle’s original motion, President Craig Boates
spends 85 hours a month in which failed when it and board member Tim
garnering advertising to help
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drew a 3-3 tie. Fyke voted with Copen,
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The committee also referenced and Wrinkle, in favor of the
the magazine. The committee
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commitment each month.
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In examining other similar
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“We were unable to find
“I don’t support the posture which point they are asked for
any other communities
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Jennifer Solomon explained the
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and Aliens, starring Indiana the characters interesting. We would happen and I’d be pulled
Jones and the new James Bond right back out again. In the end,
follow a group of men, woman,
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child and dog as they search for
Craig) as gun-slinging, Stetson- something I’d recommend, but
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taken their people (wife, son,
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Cancer group ProMusica to participate
meets in in 9-11 remembrance
A cancer education and
support forum is being offered
at 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at Good
Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal
Church in Cave Creek.
Coffee and cookies will be
available prior to a presentation
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The topic of her presentation America and “rolls” across the
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auditoriums from the East Coast
A group discussion will follow will join concert groups across
all the way to Hawaii.
the presentation. the country performing Mozart’s
The Rolling Requiem will be
Those planning to attend are Requiem in memory of that day
performed at the Community
asked to R.S.V.P. at 480-488- 10 years ago when the towers
Church of Joy (just north of
3283. Good Shepherd is located fell. The one-hour tribute--The
101 on 75th Ave) in Glendale
at 6502 E. Cave Creek Road 9-11-11 Project: A Requiem of
at 3 p.m. For this performance,
in Cave Creek. Remembrance-- starts at 3 p.m.
ProMusica Arizona members
will be joined by singers from
the Community Church of
Joy, Scottsdale Community
College, and several other
churches. In all, more than 150
singers and musicians will
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Anthem dentist Frank Wolf and his wife Annette will travel to the Palm Springs area to climb San Jacinto Peak
as part of “Dentists Climb For a Cause” in October. Wolf, who has participated in the event before is hoping
to raise $5,000 for the cause which offers dental services in Guatemale, Nepal and Northern India.
MARC BUCKHOUT education and dental treatment regularly so hopefully we’ll First Saturday of Every Month
MANAGING EDITOR projects in Guatemala, Nepal do pretty well.” 8am - 12 Noon
Anthem dentist Frank Wolf and Northern India. “We’re particularly excited
prides himself on going the extra “These are areas where the to have Frank join us again this
mile for his patients. people don’t have access to year,” said Daniel A. Bobrow,
dental care,” he said. “The effort executive director of Dentists
From a dental mission in
Vietnam to volunteering his will provide dental care and Climb For a Cause. “Frank was
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North Valley schools prep for 2011-2012 year
The 2011-2012 school year will get underway for Cave Creek Unified School District students on
Aug. 11 with Deer Valley Unified School District students getting started on Aug. 15. Listed below are
the start times at all of the local schools.
Cave Creek Unified Horseshoe Trails Elementary Anthem School
School District 5405 East Pinnacle Vista Dr. 41020 NE Freedom Way
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School hours: School hours:
Cactus Shadows High School 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
5802 East Dove Valley Rd.
Scottsdale Lone Mountain Elementary Canyon Springs
7:20 a.m. - 1:57 p.m.
5250 East Montgomery Rd.
42901 N. 45th Ave.
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Elementary School 40404 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy.
33606 N. 60th St. Anthem Diamond Canyon
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8:40 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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real estate for real people
Exuberance in real estate market is irrational
Over the last several weeks I the family that bought (or re- recession or worse. However, as I while I too am happy to see Like it or not there will be
have read one fascinating article fied) their home in ‘03, ’04, ‘05, have previously written, I do not that we are eating through some many more foreclosures to come
after another exclaiming how ‘06, ‘07, ‘08 are all that happy, think the Phoenix market will inventory, it will do nothing as more and more homeowners
amazing the current Phoenix much less exuberant. To me, the fall another 25 percent, unless for the homeowner who is wake up to the complete futility
real estate market is and how exuberance is irrational at best the unthinkable happens. What seriously underwater except of paying a mortgage that is twice
many homes are being sold. In and irresponsible at worst. is the unthinkable? A dollar perhaps give false hope. as much as the home is worth.
these articles, we are told that the The term “Irrational collapse, U.S. dollar removed as Look – despite the buying, Remember that a home that has
buying is at the same pace we saw Exuberance” is also a title of a world reserve currency and/or the fundamentals that drive fallen 50 percent in value has to
in 2005, and we hear from real book written by Robert Shiller, run-away inflation. While these appreciation are not there. appreciate at over 100 percent to
estate agents who are as giddy who is one of the most rational events are possible, I am not Buying is part of the equation, get back to a breakeven point.
as a schoolgirl the night before people in the country and is also ready to think they are probable. but for every home that is sold And when will home prices
the big prom. the one who along with Karl What I do believe, is that there will be one going into go up? According to Moody’s
Granted, it is good that the Case, came up with Standard anyone who thinks the Phoenix foreclosure if not today then Analytics, a subsidiary of
buying has been strong, but & Poor’s Case – Shiller Home housing market is ready to take tomorrow or next year or the Moody’s Corporation and the
I fail to see why there is such Price Indices. Shiller, who is an off is uniformed or delusional year after that. Why, such a same ratings firm that is warning
exuberance when a blind man economics professor at Yale, is or both. I hate to bust anyone’s dire prediction? Well currently, the U.S. government that our
can see that we are still in a also one of the most respected bubble, but the current level 67 percent of all Phoenix debt is about to be downgraded
economists of our time. He is also of buying is doing nothing homeowners find themselves from AAA, has predicted that
massive hole. Maybe the digging
with negative equity and more the Phoenix housing market
has stopped (for a while), but the same person who recently more than helping the market
than 200,000 of them are more will not see 2006 prices again
the hole is so massive that it is declared that he foresees housing to potentially find a bottom.
than 50 percent underwater. until 2035. Others say it will
going to take many years for us falling by as much as 25 percent However, the buying (much of
Remember that one of the be even longer.
to climb out of it. before we finally find a bottom. it from investors) is not going
many reasons this country No matter what your personal
While real estate agents He also believes (as I do) that it to give way to any serious level
has never seen this level opinion is of those that just
might find joy in the current is highly probable that the U.S. of home appreciation any time
of foreclosures is because walk away from their homes,
pace of buying, I do not think economy is heading back into a in the near future (years). And,
in previous down turns, the fact is there are hundreds of
homeowners would let every thousands more potential short
other asset go before letting their sales and foreclosures ahead.
home go back to the bank. Was This of course, will continue
this because people were “better to place heavy pressure
people” or more committed on home values.
to paying their obligations in What is worse is that the
the past? I say no. The single problem of negative equity is
biggest difference between the not just confined to those that
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square feet fight like crazy to keep the home. refinancing to buying was at
They fought not because they 75 percent / 25 percent during
of high quality were more “moral,” but because
the only thing they had left was
the boom years. This simply
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MEMORIAL The goal of this year’s theme,
Patriot Day Celebration Reflections of Anthem, is to depict
honors Sept. 11 1st the people, sites and events of
responders Anthem. Each photo will be
Patriot Day Celebration entered under one category
honoring 1st responders that best depicts the photo. The
categories include: public art,
from 9-11 will take place from
volunteerism, Anthem at work,
2 – 9 p.m. Sept. 10 at Paseo
events, and amenities.
The photos will be viewed by
The Patriot Day Celebration a panel of judges and will be
commemorates civilians and first given points between 1 and 15
responders that sacrificed their each for focus, exposure, lighting,
lives for freedom on 9-11. In subject, impact, uniqueness and
addition, the families of service composition. All submissions
personnel who stand by and must be printed on 8” x 10” paper
support their dedication also will and submitted with a CD-ROM
Entertainment will include
labeled with the contestant’s
name, telephone number and
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performances by Joe Nichols and photo category. 34406 N. 27th Drive #192 Carefree Hwy.
Tony Orlando. Paseo Highlands For information, including (27th Drive just South of Carefree Hwy.
Park is located at 3435 West submission forms and a behind Walgreens)
complete list of guidelines,
Pinnacle Peak Road in Phoenix.
go to OnlineAtAnthem.
The event, which costs $9.11,
com. Submission forms can
supports Friends of Freedom,
also be picked up at the ACC
which provides educational
scholarships to the dependents
to the photo contest can be
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and spouses of active duty U.S.
through ThanksUSA, 100 Club
sent to reflectionsofanthem@
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Among the dignitaries expected PERFORMANCES
to be in attendance are Senator On The Towne features ®
John McCain, Congressman Ben Snow White
Quayle, Former Vice President Classes in preparation for
Dan Quayle, Lt. General John On The Towne Community
Bradley Joint Chief of Staff, Theatre’s performance of Snow
White from 4 – 6 p.m. Tuesdays,
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon
Wednesdays and Thursdays
and Vice Mayor Thelda Williams
beginning Aug. 23 at Canyon
Springs School in Anthem.
Food and drinks will be Following the traditional
available for purchase. New or storyline, the fairy tale is brought
gently used blankets for Afghan to life with an eclectic score of
refugees will be accepted. For toe-tapping tunes.
information on the event go to This no cut, no audition, 36
patriotdayaz.org or call 602-696-4646 hour program is designed for
or email amy@sensationalevents. children ages 5 to 14. Cost is $200
com. per child with 25 percent sibling
CONTEST The show will be performed
Anthem seeks Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at Cross of
photos of region Christ Church in Anthem.
Children will learn
The Anthem Community
vocalization, dance, character
Council (ACC) is seeking talented
development, stage presence,
photographers, both professional self and group discipline, and
and amateur, to participate in theatrical protocol.
Anthem’s first community-wide For information call 623-594-
photo contest. All entries must 3832, email firstname.lastname@example.org or
be submitted with a completed go to onthetownetheatre.org.
submission form to the Anthem
Community Council located Desert Foothills
at 3701 W. Anthem Way, Suite Theater auditions
102, Anthem, Az 85086 by 5 for Charlie Brown
p.m. Sept. 30. Winners will have Desert Foothills Theater will
their photos featured in ACC conduct auditions from 10 a.m. –
publications and in ACC-owned events
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events Continued from page 11
5 p.m. Aug. 20 and Aug. 21 for 3 Day for a Cure. The evening
the show You’re a Good Man begins from 5 – 7 p.m. at Café
Charlie Brown. Provence with 10 percent of the
Callbacks for the show will be bill donated to the cause.
from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24. From 7 – 8 p.m. there will
For information go to be a Fall Fashion Party with
desertfoothillstheater.com. refreshments and door prizes
at a second venue. Tickets are
LITERATURE $10 and are tax deductible. For
Desert Foothills information on the venue and to
Library will host purchase tickets email talleyps@
fiction book club yahoo.com. All the proceeds
The Desert Foothills Library’s benefit Susan G. Komen.
Fiction Book Club will meet The final event of the evening
from 10 a.m. – noon on Tuesday begins at 8 p.m. at Ocho Loco
to discuss The All-True Travels where they also will donate 10
and Adventures of Lidie Newton percent of the bill to the cause.
by Jane Smiley.
The club meets the second Anthem 4A Cure hosts
Tuesday of each month. Desert variety of fundraisers
Foothills Library is at 38443 A variety of Anthem
North Schoolhouse Road in restaurants this month will offer
Cave Creek. For information discounted prices to benefit
call 480-488-2286, email Anthem 4A Cure, which is
email@example.com or go to raising funds for JDRF family
desertfoothillslibrary.org. walk team.
From 5 - 9 p.m. on Aug. 10
FUNDRAISER/BENEFIT Café Provence will donate 20
Team W.I.S.H offers percent of all sales.
women’s night out From 5 – 9 p.m. on Aug.
Team W.I.S.H. is having a
series of events on Thursday as events
continued on page 14
fundraisers for Susan G Komen
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Cardinals camp draws fans to Flagstaff
STAFF REPORT practice will conclude with a Just like in years past the
live goal-line session. Cardinals practices may be
A tenuous offseason where
Along with training camp moved inside the Skydome in
court room proceedings and
practices, which run through the event of inclement weather.
labor negotiations stole the
Aug. 25, Flagstaff is also hosting Because of code restrictions
headlines was finally put to rest
the ‘Big Red Pour’ International and liability issues related to
late last week allowing NFL
Craft Beer and Music Festival. construction at the Skydome
teams to open training camp
The 2nd annual event takes fans will not be allowed to
over the weekend.
place Friday and Saturday at watch practices in the Skydome. Submitted photo
The Arizona Cardinals are in Flagstaff’s 2nd annual Big Red Pour International Craft Beer and Music
Fort Tuthill Park. Tickets are
Flagstaff where they practice Festival will take place Friday and Saturday at Fort Tuthill Park. Tickets
on the campus of Northern $10 for one day or $15 for a two- are $10 for one day or $15 for a two-day pass.
Arizona University. The day pass. Beer pour tickets are
Cardinals camp practice, which available at eight pours for $15
is subject to change is listed on or 24 pours for $35. The park is
the team’s website azcardinals. located west off I-17 at exit 337,
com/news-and-events/ three miles south of Flagstaff.
article-2/Cards-Release-Camp- Attendees will have the
Schedule/3af7a67f-e090-4fa8- chance to sample a multitude of
9c80-8b060297d8c2 craft beer from Sierra Nevada,
Some of the highlights of Grand Canyon and San Tan; to
training camp in Flagstaff New Belgium, Deschutes and
include the Red and White even Maui breweries.
practice from 11:35 a.m. – 1:20 Musical entertainment for
p.m. on Saturday. Prior to the the festival will be headlined
practice, which takes place on by CheekTones, which returns
the fields located just east of the from last year’s inaugural event
Walkup Skydome, there will be as well as Whiskey Rodeo.
a full-team autograph session Tickets are available by
The Arizona Cardinals training camp practices take place on the campus of Northern Arizona University. The
for kids 12 and under from calling 1-866-977-6849 or team, which recently acquired quarterback Kevin Kolb from the Philadelphia Eagles, is looking to bounce
10:45 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. The flagstaffamp.com. back from a 5-11 record in 2010. For the team’s training camp practice schedule go to azcards.com.
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events Continued from page 12 real people Continued from page 10
15 Rosati’s Pizza will donate checks with identification will of 3.5 percent of the purchase are Canadians, Chinese and above, along with continued
20 percent of all sales. be accepted. All proceeds benefit price. As we all now know, and others). While this is good in the high unemployment, which
From 5 – 10 p.m. on Aug. 18 community children’s programs. what I pointed to earlier in this sense that it eats up inventory, it only looks to be getting worse,
Barro’s Pizza will donate 25 Donations are tax deductible and article, homeowners that are could potentially be bad if the is going to negatively impact
percent of all sales. can be dropped off at the flea underwater are much more world economy takes another Phoenix housing for many more
At each fundraiser Anthem 4 market building from 1:30 p.m. likely to walk away from their nose dive and these folks need years to come.
A Cure will sell raffles tickets for – 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and home. For those FHA buyers their money back and decide to Look, I am very thankful for
a new iPad, tickets are one for $5 from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturdays. that bought anytime in the last sell at the same time. the buying ( I own a home too
or 5 for $20. The drawing will be Call 480-488-8400 for pick up or for 4 years, there is an extremely Of course, as we all know, and would like to see values go
in October during the group’s 4th information. The Dave Anderson high probability that they too are lenders are not giving loans to up), but when I read articles or
annual Poker Tournament. For Memorial Building is at 7177 E. Ed underwater, some seriously. the dead any longer and as such, hear other agents that make it
information contact Tari Skousen at Everett Way. This situation creates a drag the ability to get financed is sound like happy days are here
firstname.lastname@example.org. on future prices since even if tougher than ever. And, with so again, I am reminded of all the
YOUTH the homeowner stays in the many homeowners having their other misguided cheerleading
Anthem scouts register underwater home and does credit destroyed via foreclosure
Carefree flea we have heard over the last five
for upcoming year not walk away, there is no real etc., then many would-be
market returns years. Folks, I do not want to rain
Anthem Cub Scout Pack chance of him/her moving up in home buyers are out of the
The Kiwanis of Carefree Flea on the parade, but flat and very
432 will have registration for the market. Move up buyers are market for years.
Market will take place from 8 low growth is the new normal
the 2011-2012 school year a vital component to a housing Keep in mind that we currently
a.m. – 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Dave for housing and the economy.
from 11:30 – 1:30 on Aug. 13 market. But the only way most have historically lowest interest
Anderson Memorial Building While it may prove to be a good
at the Anthem Community people can move up to a larger rates. Should rates rise, expect
near the southwest corner of
Center. Parents and prospective home is if they take the equity buying to slow and those that time to buy (as long as you are
Tom Darlington and Cave Creek
scouts are invited to stop by the from the one they are in and can buy will lose buying power. doing it for the right reasons), it
Pioneer Room for information, then apply it to the new home. I should also mention that come is not time to think that all the
The sale will include a variety
forms, games and to speak with No equity means no moving October the FHA maximum problems are solved and we are
of items including anything a
Pack leadership. up. The problem is made worse loan amount will fall from out of the woods. After all, we
dorm room or student apartment
The Cub Scouting program when most of these buyers $346,000 to $271,000. With have seen this movie before, just
might need from kitchen items,
is open to boys entering are not seeing anything such a sizable reduction in the ask anyone who bought in ‘08
lamps, artwork, linens, furniture,
kindergarten through 5th grade. resembling a pay increase at loan amount, I would think the when they were told “we are at
electronics, sporting goods,
FFor information contact Talley market between $280,000 and the bottom.” Robert Holt, CDPE/
jewelry, scrapbooking and party their place of work.
Sieglen at 623-521-9877 or SFR of The [HOLT] Group, RE/
supplies and books among others. Meanwhile, we have a market $350,000 is going to take a hit.
email@example.com. MAX Sonoran Hills. For info visit
Those interested in attending place where more than 30 This will have an adverse effect
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opinions and letters
Rural pet owners need to Rich wouldn’t feel
be more considerate pain of tax hike
On Dec. 11, 2010, my responsible pet owners who publish/spw/fees.shtml. We all know that the incomes Why aren’t our representatives
daughter was devastated when try and maintain a secure and If you should find a stray of the wealthiest Americans helping us to stay in our homes
she hit and killed a very young loving home. Against all odds, animal without identification or increased significantly during instead of looking the other
“unneutered” Australian their pet(s) escapes the confines if you are missing a loved one, the Bush administration years way as Wall Street, Banking,
Shepherd that was running wild and happiness of their security. Craig’s List, Pets 911, Pet Finder while the middle class actually oil and the military continue to
with his buddy on 7th Street and Sometimes, you are reunited and The Arizona Humane lost ground relative to increasing determine government policies?
Cloud. The puppy did not have with your pet(s) and sometimes Society are great resources to costs especially energy and We may all be created equal in
a collar so we took his lifeless you are not. utilize. Remember: if you find medical costs. The argument the eyes of some higher power
body to a local veterinary where REMINDERS: an animal without identification the Republicans use to defend but the sight of our leadership is
he was scanned for a microchip, Please “do not” let your tags, you may take that animal to not raising taxes on the rich is influenced almost entirely by the
to no avail. The veterinary animals run wild. Dogs are a local veterinarian’s office, The that it is the rich who grow the big money that corporations put
was kind enough to handle the companions that belong in Maricopa County Animal Care businesses that employ workers into the pockets of politicians.
cremation of his remains. your home and behind a fenced and Control or The Arizona and improve the economy. The system is broke and
On July 23, 2011, my family yard. Cats belong in your home Humane Society so that they The most obvious flaw in guaranteed to get broker for
found a dog between 12th and and should not be allowed may scan for a microchip. this defense is that unless you the average person in America.
14th Street and Cloud. The to roam and become coyote If you should happen to have a middle class who can Perhaps big business isn’t
young “unneutered” Boarder and/or hawk food. afford to buy things then they worried because they plan on
hit an animal, please stop for
Collie mix was tired, hungry and Please make sure your pet(s) are not going to support new selling their wares to growing
assistance. “Do not” leave
a little emaciated. It appears as has a collar with “up-to-date businesses and growth. Why foreign markets like China and
dead or injured animals on or
though he’s been on his own for tags”. Collars without tags are the Republicans so adverse India to replace consumerism
along side the roadways. If the
a while. Again, this dog was not are a fashion statement and out- to raising taxes on the only lost at home. Of course if and
animal is wearing some form
wearing a collar with tags and dated tags are useless. part of the population that can when we ever do raise taxes for
of identification, please contact
was scanned for a microchip, easily affords a rate increase our corporations and wealthiest
Please microchip your pets(s). the owner(s) immediately. If
to no avail. Perhaps he was with no ill effects? 10 percent of our country, their
Sometimes a dog will lose his/ you are unable to make contact
intentionally abandoned? her collar and micro chipping with the owner(s) and the I don’t have an answer to business and profits will likely go
In the Desert Hills/New River your pet(s) will always ensure animal needs medical attention, this. Incredibly, our leadership off shore and/or abroad feeding
area, it’s a common occurrence that you and your pet(s) are (including our hang dog the economies of developing
please take the animal to a local
to find dogs running wild, reunited. Make sure your Democrats) have allowed severe nations as the vast majority of
veterinaries office or to The
fending for themselves and Microchip Company always cuts year after year at federal Americans continue to struggle
Arizona Humane Society. If
being hit and killed by cars. has your up-to-date address and state levels in education to make ends meet.
the animal has expired, for the
This ignorant mentality needs and telephone number(s). Any which may I remind you, is the The long awaited march on
Desert Hills/New River area,
Veterinaries office can microchip training ground for the future. the capitol will be postponed
to stop. To those of you guilty please contact the Arizona
of this behavior - we do not live your pet(s) or you may contact Department of Transportation Another obvious injustice that because millions of us will not be
in Montana on 20 acres lots The Arizona Humane Society at 602-506-6063 for pick up. If I do not understand is how we able to afford the gas it takes to
with the nearest road two miles at azhumane.org/artman2/ you live outside of the Desert complacently and obediently drive there; it seems to be taking
away. Wakeup people. publish/spw/fees.shtml. Hills/New River area, please go along, is the inequity us an incredibly long time to get
As a fifth generation native evidenced by the incredible there on foot. Maybe we’d better
Always spray and neuter contact The Maricopa County
of Phoenix and a Desert Hills/ benefit packages politicians start walking today because the
your pet(s). There are too Animal Care and Control for
receive after only two years of way things are going, the capitol
New River resident, it saddens many unwanted animals. In assistance. They will redirect
service. Full free medical and may be closed down by the time
and disgusts me to see such addition, neutering/spaying you to the appropriate agency
dental coverage and incredibly we get there..
irresponsible pet owners. The your dog tames the desire to for your location.
large pensions are theirs not
desert is not a place for your stray thus he/she is less likely to If you see an animal running
to mention the extravagant
household pet(s). Coyotes, run off. Any veterinaries office wild, please try and stop to Harvey Rabichow, Anthem
“business expenses?” they
rattlesnakes, scorpions and alike can spay/neuter your pet(s) or assist that animal. If need Come join the blog at
garner with little to no oversight
are extremely dangerous and you may contact The Arizona be, you can always contact http://otterssong.blogspot.com.
given the chance will kill your Humane Society at azhumane. the Maricopa County Animal
Where are the voices of the
pet(s). Have you ever heard org/artman2/publish/spw/ Care and Control at 602-506-
85 to 90 percent of us who are
the screams of a dog being fees.shtml or The Low Cost 7387 to assist with the seizure
to remain employed, meet our
eaten alive by coyotes? I have. Spay and Neuter Clinic of the animal.
bills and raise our families?
It’s a sound you will never at spayaz.com/. This letter serves as a
forget. The desert is a host to Make sure your pet(s) is always memorial for the little angel
all kinds of worms, parasites up-to-date on their vaccinations. whose life was cut short and The Foothills Focus encourages submissions from the public for the
and unfriendly bacteria that can Some vaccinations may be the recently found/abandoned editorial page. Respond to the columnists, fellow letter writers, or let us
harm your pet(s), as well. purchased over the counter dog that as of this writing is still know about something all together different making an impact in your
If you are not a compassionate and administered by the pet looking for his forever home. community. Submissions should be kept to less than 400 words. Send
person with some type owner. Rabies can be obtained A concerned resident and a letters to firstname.lastname@example.org. If e-mail is unavailable fax submissions
of common sense, then do by your local Veterinary or at voice for the animals, to 623-465-1363 or send them by mail to 46641 N Black Canyon Hwy,
not own a pet. the Arizona Human Society, New River, AZ 85087. Include your name, your city and a phone number
My heart goes out to the a z h u m a n e. o r g / a r t m a n 2 / Gina Hosley, Desert Hill where you can be reached.
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