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Four nominees announced for Business Person of the Year award
ANTHEM – Four nominees for the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year award have been announced.

Carefree Christmas Festival preview night set for Dec. 3
CAREFREE – This holiday season, the 8th Annual Carefree Christmas Festival will host a special Community Preview Night on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 6-7:30 p.m.

From Spiderman to Ansel Adams
“Photography, is more than a medium of factual communication of ideas.

New restaurant The Bourbon Cellar offers ‘dining experience like no other’
SCOTTSDALE – Craving a unique dining experience? The Bourbon Cellar is the newest destination in upscale dining.



Boulder Creek Jags beat Horizon, 55-35
ANTHEM – The Jags won their first game of the season on Friday, beating Horizon 55-35 in a home game.

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 — “Spectre
Daniel Craig returns to the role of British spy James Bond for the fourth time in the twenty-fourth installment of the long running franchise.

Movie Review — “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
Zombies are everywhere. With the continued popularity of “The Walking Dead” television show putting zombies in the living room on a weekly basis, this subgenre of horror is seemingly unstoppable.

Movie Review — “Room
Young children can make the most simple and meaningless objects come to creative life, their imagination transforming the ordinary into something extraordinary.

Movie Review — “Partisan
In director Ariel Kleiman’s introducing shot for his first feature “Partisan,” a man moves across a quiet, desperate landscape salvaging pieces of discarded lives that have left the small community that once existed there.

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.