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The Pleasant Valley War and the summer of 1887

This coming weekend is Pleasant Valley Days in Young, Ariz. It’s a great opportunity to learn about and experience the history of this nearby area.

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Making a splash in Rim Country

So, the monsoon has arrived — at least in a few places ... Not so much at my house; though when the storms are swirling around the area, the air gets pleasantly cool.

Smoking isn’t only cause of emphysema

What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked?

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Grill up flavor

Every big, juicy steak deserves to be seasoned with an equally big, bold flavor.

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At The Movies-White House Down

At best, a way to waste time and get out of the heat

Channing Tatum starred in the thus far two episodes of “G.I. Joe.” Both films were very expensive to produce, but managed to be commercially successful.

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There's Rain in the Air

Gardeners pray for onset of the summer monsoon

All those heat-stressed plants in our yards and gardens finally were able to breathe a sigh of blessed relief the Fourth of July.

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Rim Country Places

Chapter 22: Mazatzal Mountains

The Mazatzal Mountain range forms a boundary between Gila County and Maricopa County; it rises on the southwestern edge of Tonto Basin and descends into the Sonoran Desert at the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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Plenty of summer travel time left

More and more people are traveling these days, and that means more people are visiting U.S. theme parks.

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Wine tasting will benefit Rim Country charities

Experience a special evening and help two very special Rim Country organizations.

Good 2 Go

Come and hear about the Arizona Women’s Heritage Trail (AWHT) at 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 on the second floor of the Rim Country Museum in Green Valley Park. This is a free program.

Hormones can cause female facial hair

I’m a 26-year-old woman with an embarrassing problem. I’m growing a mustache. What causes this?

At The Movies-World War Z

The movie gives us what we want

Whew, the most expensive zombie flick of all time turns out to be a good one.

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Nature’s magic in miniature

Only imagination limits creation of tiny ‘fairy gardens’

As a child, I was a firm believer in enchanted worlds.

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July 4th fun runs through Sunday

We like our long weekends. We especially like those long weekends tied to great celebrations.

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Vacation suggestions for late summer and fall

It’s hard to believe, but we are already into summer.