Soccer Club Finds Success with “Never on Sunday” Approach

An East Valley native who grew up in a close-knit family, Travis Breinholt learned long ago that it wasn’t always easy to blend family and his favorite sport, soccer. Travis, who started soccer when he was four, played for the…

Work is Play for Two Young Mesa Mothers

Stacy Hawkins and Jazmin Hidalgo, members of the Spanish-speaking Valencia Ward in the Citrus Heights Stake, recently started a DIY business called Vinyl Expressions and More. The ladies launched by displaying their work at a crafting expo at Sun Village.…

Surviving the Bubble with Jamie Hutchings

When LDS blogger and public speaker Sister Jamie Hutchings was 10, she was diagnosed with acute myelocytic leukemia. The doctors gave her 25% chance at survival, but she and her family chose to fight. Jamie’s young immune system was beaten…

Arizona’s Second Temple Celebrates 15 Years of Service

Sitting atop of a bluff known as Temple Hill in Snowflake is the second temple to be built in Arizona. Known as a sister temple to, and patterned after, the Winter Quarters Nebraska Temple, the two-level temple’s lower level is…

Try Surf & Ski Custom Screen Printing for All Your Printing Needs

Gary Brown, owner of Surf & Ski Custom Screen Printing, is a longtime local business man. He first founded the company in 1968 and has been in business for over 48 years. Though they have moved locations several times in…

Largest Women’s LDS Writers Organization Opens Doors to Men

After thirty years of existing as a women’s only LDS writers group, American Night Writers Association, known as ANWA, has changed its by-laws by a majority vote to include male LDS writers. The Executive Presidency of ANWA, along with the…

Irish Cultural Center an Enchanting Community Treasure

A light mid-winter rain descends from somber gray skies enhancing the angular stonework of a 12th Century Norman castle keep. Huddled nearby is a cozy, white 1850s croft (cottage) with an inviting peat-burning fireplace. Across the courtyard, just past the…

LDS Church Collaborates with ASU Law School to Provide Legal Counsel to Immigrants

Crisis relief comes in many forms, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expands its sphere of service to include more as need arises. Approximately two years ago, the church began providing services for immigrants in Salt Lake…

LeSueur Car Company: 41 Years and Growing!

Owner Warren LeSueur and the LeSueur Car Company are about as local as a company can be. Founded in 1975, they’ve been buying and selling cars with ever-developing services on the cutting edge of automotive technology. At the start of…

K Couture Reduces Wrinkles at Weddings by Offering High Quality, Affordable Fashion

In some ways, weddings are like Thanksgiving dinner: so much effort and decision-making goes into a memorable moment that passes by all too quickly. K Couture, an Arizona company, has found a way to help. The company boasts a unique,…