Bob Burns: Fountain Hills Newsman for 35 Years

Bob Burns: Fountain Hills Newsman for 35 Years

For fifty years, Bob Burns has kept Fountain Hills residents informed on local issues as a reporter for the Fountain Hills Times. He quietly shows up to our events and town meetings to keep us in the know, yet few people know much about him. Bob was born in Bradford,...
Poinsettia Tree Celebrates 25 Years

Poinsettia Tree Celebrates 25 Years

The 2023 Live Poinsettia Tree Display will be back on the Avenue of the Fountains for the annual Stroll in the Glow event and throughout the holiday season. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Poinsettia Tree and the seventh year it is being organized by...
Getting a Pet Tortoise in Arizona

Getting a Pet Tortoise in Arizona

They’re not fluffy, they don’t play fetch, and they certainly don’t roll over. But there is such a thing as a lap tortoise.   Each year the Arizona Game and Fish Department makes hundreds of captive desert tortoises available for adoption. These tortoises cannot...
Arizona Monsoons, Haboobs, and Microbursts

Arizona Monsoons, Haboobs, and Microbursts

UNDERSTANDING THE SONORAN DESERT’S SUMMER WEATHER   Arizona has unique weather patterns compared to the rest of the country, with terminology not used in other states. When it comes to summer weather, most year-round residents look forward to the monsoon...