Friday Sep 12
The Arizona Republic
How do Phoenix streets get their names?
Some Phoenix streets are named after fallen soldiers, first responders or people who have contributed to the community in a positive way How do Phoenix streets get their names? PHOENIX -- Some Phoenix streets are named after fallen soldiers, first responders or people who have contributed to the community in a positive way Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rZHnNi How did other Phoenix streets get their names? Many street names are familiar to anyone who has taken U.S. history: Washington, Jefferson, Van Buren,Adams, Roosevelt. Many of them are obvious if you have a sense of direction: Northern, Southern, Central.
Seven Valley courses named in Golf.com's top 100 list
Arizona is known as a haven for golf enthusiasts, and a recent list of the best courses in the U.S. is a testament to that notion. Golf.com, the website for Golf Magazine, has released the " Top 100 Courses You Can Play 2014 ," and Arizona boasts seven on the list, all of which are in Maricopa County.
The Arizona Republic
State Route 87 traffic stopped by 2 horses
State Route 87 traffic stopped by 2 horses Authorities say two horses temporarily blocked traffic on a freeway just north of the Fort McDowell Casino.
Top of the Phoenix lists: Minority-Owned Firms
Casinos owned by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the Gila River Indian Community and the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation took six of the top 10 positions in the Minority-Owned Firms list published today by the Phoenix Business Journal. The list was ranked by number of full-time equivalent employees.
Ariz. man waives hearing in half-brother's death
The Quincy Herald-Whig reports 28-year-old Joseph M. Coffman of Fort McDowell, Arizona, waived the scheduled hearing Wednesday in Pike County. Coffman is charged with first-degree murder in the July 19 death of 47-year-old Dennis Coffman of Petersburg.
2 AZ casinos, 1 restaurant earn Diamond honors
Two Arizona casinos and a restaurant are shining brighter, thanks to AAA. The travel agency recently bestowed Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino in Laveen, Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff and Che-Ah-Chi restaurant in Sedona with its prestigious Four Diamond award.