Ellington is 1 of 3 in Arizona history to win US Kids World Golf Championship

When 7-year-old Beau Ellington isn’t making slime or fishing, she’s winning world titles in golf — and recently won the US Kids World Golf Championship for her age group. The Paradise Valley youth became one of three girls in Arizona history to win the title in Pinehurst, North Carolina where she was named world champion […]

Paradise Valley couple ‘knee-deep’ in legal fees suing for sewage damage

Town of Paradise Valley residents Tim and Mirja Riester have rejected offers from both municipalities they are suing over alleged sewage damage to their million-dollar home. Since the damage occurred two years ago, the couple not only found themselves deep in flooded sewage waters at their home, but now are claiming they are “knee-deep” in […]

The Smoking Dragons prepare to slay national competition

Knights in shining armor still exist in this century as local men prepare for combat at a national dueling competition. The Phoenix chapter of the Armored Combat League — The Smoking Dragons — will compete in the national championships at Fitcon April 12-13 in Salt Lake City as members duel teams from around the world […]

Pat Bondurant is an honoree at 3rd annual ‘A Night In’ gala

Everything has come full circle for Pat Bondurant whose life foreshadowed premonitions from charitable giving to cherishing life. After celebrating her birthday on March 17, the St. Jude 2019 honoree of the Letitia Frye Humanitarian Award will be recognized at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s third annual “St. Jude Presents: A Night In” gala Friday, […]

PV Town Council reluctantly agrees to peak season trolley services

An agreement with Dunn Transportation for trolley services during peak season almost came to an abrupt halt. Although the Paradise Valley Town Council eventually approved unanimously the agreement for the trolley service, using state-dedicated funds, the decision was met with dissent and vigorous discussion on Jan. 24 during the meeting held at Town Hall, 6401 […]

PV resident reports SUV vandalism, leads to pending criminal charges

A longtime Paradise Valley resident, whose SUV was vandalized at the Barking Dog Resort, is baffled by video showing the alleged vandal. After arriving back from a recent trip and picking up her boarded pets at the facility, 8330 N. Pima Center Parkway, Terry Danziger noticed her Cadillac Escalade damaged. She parked in an area […]

Paradise Valley continues Lincoln Drive median improvement discussions

There was nothing concrete — or perhaps set in stone, more accurately — as Paradise Valley Town Council continues its ongoing discussions regarding contemplated Lincoln Drive median improvements. Town Council was presented with more options for the median improvements during a Thursday, Jan. 24 work study session at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Concerns […]

Guyz ‘n’ Dollz performs Valleywide, defying age with timeless music

After nearly 20 years, there’s no final curtain call in sight for the Guyz ‘n’ Dollz group who perform throughout the Valley of the Sun. As a matter of fact, it’s more like a second act for many of the performers who have retired and volunteer their time for the nonprofit organization that donates its […]

Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns to Paradise Valley

Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns for its 11th biennial walk down the runway. If you’re asking if biennial is correct as opposed to biannual, that word is correct as the event was last held in 2016 and has returned two years later. The fashionable charitable event slated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. […]

PV dentist couple Chen all smiles about their local practice, patients

Drs. Kylin and Eric Chen, of Paradise Valley, are all smiles about their local dental practice and their patients. Cholla Family Dentistry at 9188 E. San Salvador Drive, Suite 105, offers comprehensive dentistry and cosmetic oral rehabilitation, according to the couple who opened the practice in Scottsdale about two years ago. Mrs. Chen — a […]