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DMFD seeking bond to help fund station repairs, new tankers
NORTH VALLEY – The Daisy Mountain Fire Department is asking voters to approve a bond that will help fund needed station repairs, station security upgrades, and new water tankers.

Feeding the hungry: Annual Foothills Empty Bowls event to be held Oct. 16
CAREFREE – Last year, one in five Arizonans went through days when they didn’t know if they could afford to buy food, according to the Food Research and Action Center’s April 2015 report.

Posey: The Little Pibble That Can
NORTH VALLEY – Good things come in small packages. Posey the “pibble” (affectionate term for a pit bull) is a pit bull that has congenital dwarfism.

Back to Boulder Creek: Fans turn out for homecoming game
ANTHEM – Boulder Creek High School celebrated Homecoming Week last week. Boulder Creek alumni were welcomed back for the homecoming game on Friday night.

Drama teacher at Cactus Shadows changes lives, one student at a time
SCOTTSDALE – His classroom is the one without the desks. His students are some of the boldest teenagers on campus, seldom afraid to express themselves.

OdySea Aquarium unveils new 60 ft. walls
SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale’s OdySea Aquarium, which is slated to be the largest aquarium in the southwest, has marked a construction milestone with the raising of the building’s 60 ft. walls.

Local author explores “Legacy of Genetic Tampering”
“Is this the legacy of genetic tampering or a terrorist attack with weaponized rabies?

APS warns of scam that targets small businesses
NORTH VALLEY – APS is warning customers of a new telephone scam that targets small businesses.

Around The Bluhmin’ Town
How is your brain functioning these days? If you find yourself forgetting things, dates, and names, you are not alone

Mixed reactions seen to athletic fees as sports season continues
NORTH VALLEY – With a new school year comes change. This school year the Deer Valley Unified School District is dealing with more budget cuts.


Boulder Creek Cross Country
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Boulder Creek Freshman Football
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Boulder Creek Girls Volleyball
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Boulder Creek Jaguars JV Football
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Boulder Creek Swim & Dive
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Boulder Creek Jaguars Varsity Football
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BCHS Jaguars
The Boulder Creek Jaguars varsity football team is back in the game! So far this season, they’ve taken on Bradshaw Mountain, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Salpointe Catholic.


Movie Review — “Everest
There are many things in nature that display the inadequacy of humans. Still, the daunting Mt. Everest seems to be on a completely different level altogether. Just thinking about the massive size of a mountain that sits five and half miles above sea level is amazing.

Movie Review — “The Transporter Refueled
There may be a new driver, but the fourth film in the rebooted “Transporter” series still focuses on high-speed car chases and fist-fighting extravagance.