TIPS FOR TAKING A GROUP FITNESS CLASS

by Tiffanie Grady-Gillespie CPT, owner of WickedFiTT in Casa Grande To some people, it can be awkward to do almost anything when you are surrounded by a room full of strangers. When you combine that awkwardness with the embarrassment that many people feel about their bodies, it is easy to see why people would be … Read More…

Eloy: The East Line of Yuma

by Mark Benner, Executive Director, Eloy Chamber of Commerce In 1902, the area surrounding the city began to carry the name Eloy because the Southern Pacific Railway built a siding and section house and it was called ELOY, an acronym for the East Line of Yuma. In 1918, the Cotton City Land and Development Company … Read More…

STUCK ON YOU!

by Gigi McWhirter, Casa Grande Animal Hospital  Can peanut butter kill dogs? That question seems to keep coming up these days, whether through a conversation with friends, at the vet’s office and especially online with the ever-knowing triple board certified “Dr. Google.”  Here is some important information to help answer the question. Generally speaking, peanut … Read More…

30th Annual Taste of Casa Grande

by Jo Anne Pinto, MS Children’s Counselor, Against Abuse, Inc. Do-gooder foodies have some place to be on Sunday, October 9, 2016 between 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at The Property Conference Center for the 30th Annual “Taste of Casa Grande.” For 30 years, restaurants, concerned community members and the general public have come together to … Read More…

GET THE FACTS ON TAX CREDITS

  by Terri Durham, Office Coordinator There has never been a better time to help your community! As an Arizona taxpayer, you have a unique opportunity to give to Seeds of Hope and have it count dollar-for-dollar toward your tax liability with a tax credit. Here are some answers to questions you might have. What … Read More…

NEW FISHING REGULATIONS IN EFFECT

Some new fishing regulations have taken effect as of Jan 1. A partial list of changes include: Reduce the daily trout bag limit to five at the Colorado River from Lake Mead to California-Nevada boundary (including Lake Mohave and Willow Beach). Reduce the daily bag limits to two bass, minimum size 13 inches; and four … Read More…

WITH LOVE, THERE IS HOPE

by Michael Allen Our journey began on May 20 with the birth of our daughter, Skylar Allen. Because a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is not available in Casa Grande, we were sent to the Tucson Medical Center, where my wife, Jessica, underwent a cesarean section. While Jessica was getting to the recovery room, I … Read More…

ZERO TOLERANCE NOW IN EFFECT ON I-10

If you’ve traveled between Casa Grande and the Valley, you should have noticed a new sign on the highway announcing the SAFETY CORRIDOR and ZERO TOLERANCE. This means there will be strict enforcement of laws, including exact speed limits, with zero tolerance for violations. As of mid-December, the speed limit on Interstate 10 between State … Read More…