No more silence: Boarding school survivor Anita Yellowhair shares her story, over 60 years later
Anita Yellowhair is a Navajo woman and a boarding school survivor. Yellowhair left her home and family in 1950, stripped of her identity and forced to assimilate into American culture alongside other Indigenous children.
Las nuevas opciones de protector solar ofrecen un rayo de esperanza para las personas de color
LOS ÁNGELES – A medida que aumentan las temperaturas en Arizona y California, más amantes del sol buscan protector solar. Y finalmente, los empresarios se han dado cuenta de lo obvio: la necesidad de atender a personas con diferentes tonos de piel. Esto es lo que están haciendo.
New sunscreen choices offer ray of hope for people of color
LOS ANGELES – As temperatures rise in Arizona and California, more sun worshippers are reaching for sunscreen. And finally entrepreneurs have woken up to the obvious: the need to cater to people with different skin tones. What they're doing.
Are Olympics next? With NFL’s support, flag football booming in Arizona high schools, internationally
PHOENIX – In the fall, girls flag football will become a sanctioned sport in Arizona, just part of an international explosion of the sport. Backed by the NFL and the International Federation of American Football, supporters hope the sport will be part of the Olympics by 2028
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Rep. Liz Harris' replacement, safety at the Salt River, and Narcan made available
Houston’s Final Four success foreshadows potential economic boost for Arizona in 2024
HOUSTON – On the heels of the 2023 Final Four in Houston, the next stop for the tournament is in Arizona. The Valley of the Sun previously held the Final Four in 2017 and brought in near-record numbers.
Another assist: Suns guard Chris Paul helps kids read, learn with his new children’s book
PHOENIX – Chris Paul partnered with Page Turners Make Great Learners to promote his new children’s book and encourage children to read more. The 12-time NBA All-Star had so much fun doing a virtual read-along event, he invited a classroom of kids from an Atlanta-area school to a game when the Suns visited the Atlanta Hawks and met the young readers face-to-face.
Maricopa County leads nation in population increase, surpasses 4.5 million
PHOENIX – Maricopa County remained the fastest-growing county in the nation with a population over 4.5 million people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Pinal County saw the second-biggest gains in Arizona, adding 16,010 people.
A forgotten history: the Story of Dot Wilkinson, Billie Harris and the Phoenix Ramblers
PHOENIX – Many years ago, the Phoenix Ramblers brought Arizona its first state championship in 1940. Now that team is mostly forgotten to history. Superstars Billie Harris and Dot Wilkinson, through the words of Lynn Ames, explain why the Ramblers’ journey is so important to the Valley, to softball history and to women’s sporting history.
De ‘solitario’ a Lily’s Pad: Parque infantil en Tempe brindará a niños inmunocomprometidos la oportunidad de ser niños
PHOENIX – Los niños con sistemas inmunológicos debilitados u otras discapacidades a menudo no pueden jugar con otros niños. Lily's Pad, un nuevo parque infantil programado para abrir en Arizona en abril, está diseñado para ayudar a los niños inmunocomprometidos a construir su salud física y emocional. Está entre otras áreas recreativas en todo Estados Unidos destinadas a dar cabida a niños con discapacidades.
From ‘lonely’ to Lily’s Pad: Tempe playground to give immunocompromised kids a chance to be a kid
PHOENIX – Children with weakened immune systems or other disabilities often can’t play with other kids. Lily’s Pad, a new playground scheduled to open in Arizona in April, is designed to help immunocompromised children build their physical and emotional health. It’s among other recreational areas across the U.S. meant to accommodate children with disabilities.
En garde: Phoenix Fencing Academy fosters tradition, teaches excellence
TEMPE – The Phoenix Fencing Academy is one of the only places to participate in the sport and many of the former students have gone on to be successful Division I fencers along with national champions and others who have represented their countries internationally. The founder and head coach, Will Becker, grew up fencing and the family name is one of the biggest in the sport.