People and Places - Groups unite to pay tribute on America’s Flag Day
The adoption of the United States flag happened on June 14, 1777, and in August 1949 Congress established June 14, as National Flag Day.
Make this Garden Veggie Pasta Salad with Basil for dinner tonight.
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Musical harmony is such a beautiful sound, and many people in this area have heard the local singing group Sweet Adelines Song of the Pines at various functions throughout the quad-city area.
I have made lots of pies over the years but I have never made one with a coconut crust.
Everyone enjoys eating a variety of good food and within the past year Chino Valley has acquired several new street vendors who sell some unique food items.
If you are tired of the same bacon-and-eggs breakfast, try this savory bread pudding breakfast casserole, it is sure to be a hit with your family.
People & Places - Swarm in your yard? Best advice, leave it alone for a few days
There are many different types of plants on this planet, and we have honeybees to thank for that.
People & Places - Pregnancy center opens near Chino Valley Medical Center
One of the most impressive miracles is the first one, the uniting of two people to create a baby.
People & Places - Students have until end of the month to read 1 million words
Doctor Seuss once said, “Be Awesome! Be A Book Nut!”
If you like chewy cookies, you will love these Apple Cobblestone cookies. I gave some to my friend, and she immediately asked for the recipe, saying she loved them. I hope you will too.
This beef brisket is very tender and delicious and perfect for an Easter dinner.
Car collectors are passionate about the vehicles they collect. Some are interested in modern cars; others in antique vehicles; and some collectors only tow the cars to shows to display them.
People & Places - Local man learned martial arts in Japan
Kyokushin Karate is studied around the world and is considered one of the best martial arts because it is suitable for young, old, and all body types.
This is a fresh, light salad that is easy to prepare and tastes great.
People & Places - Paulden woman says her garden is her therapy
The love of lots of pretty colors is how Lora Goulding of Paulden plants her garden each year.
Paulden woman recaps childhood in her book about World War II
Who can even imagine the terror of having your family being told to flee into the hills because the Japanese were bombing Hawaii. Then, a few weeks later, she was put into a prison camp.
Cabbage burgers are a popular midwestern dish brought over by German immigrants (my ancestors). They are very tasty, and are great with potato or pasta salads.
Chino Valley man trains cutting horses
His love of horses is a large part of Phil Jackson’s life. Born in Peoria and raised in Buckeye, Jackson said he has always had horses and ridden consistently since he was a teen, and was into competitive team penning and ranch sorting.
If you are tired of mashed, baked or fried potatoes, this potato dish is for you. It is easy to make and very delicious. Goes well with any type of meat.
Granddaughter of slaves, she teaches love, forgiveness
The first African slaves were brought to Jamestown, Virginia, in the 16th century and slavery was practiced in the country until the Civil War, when the Union army freed 4 million slaves and President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which stated that slaves within any states would be forever free.
My sister-in-law in Washington sent me some huckleberry jam, so I decided to use some of it in this recipe. Everyone in your family will love this dessert, as you can use your own choice of jams.
Chino Valley couple celebrates 63 years together
Denny met Janet in 1950 when they were both in high school. After a courtship, there was a marriage.
These scones are a fun Valentine treat to do with your kids or grandkids.
Senior and her class to compete in Scottsdale
Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a great class that is offered at Chino Valley High School.
This is a delicious dish as an accompaniment for any meal, and is great for any season of the year.
Norma Jean as comfortable giving haircuts as scolding council
Norma Jean Bennett, better known as “Birdie” from Birdie and Sons Barber Shop here in Chino Valley, was a pillar of our community.
This dish is a different way to enjoy chicken, and it slips in a little healthy asparagus as well. It’s sure to be a hit with your family.
Edmunds was key in bringing mobile eye unit to the region
Wes Edmunds, a Chino Valley resident for many years, was a great asset to the community.
This sweet, fruity coffee cake is ideal for breakfast, brunch, or anytime for that matter.
Chino woman makes her own vintage items
Pioneer women of America worked hard and had to craft all their clothing not only for themselves but for their families.
The combination of smoked sausage with the corn and green beans creates a wonderful healthy dish for your family to enjoy. Maybe even picky eaters who don’t like veggies will enjoy this one.
More peace, less division among the top goals
This past year, 2016, was a very memorable one with both good and bad happenings.
This Mozzarella chicken is delicious with baked sweet potatoes and a crisp green salad. It is a simple recipe to make, with ingredients that most people already have in their kitchen.
Recent arrival to Chino excels in Deco Mesh
What started out as an activity to do with children, led Chino Valley resident Gina Graham to discover the inner artist.
It is said that eating black-eyed peas for New Year’s will bring you prosperity for the coming year.
Children across America are trying hard to be very good this time of year so they will be on Santa’s “nice” list and not his “naughty” list. The following are letters to Santa from elementary school children in the area.
Your traditional brownies are heavy on the chocolate. Want to surprise your family with a delicious brownie that has a yummy taste?
More locations available than there are volunteers
During the Christmas season we all see the Salvation Army Red Kettle bell ringers in front of stores across the nation.
The holidays just wouldn’t be the same without homemade candy. Here are a couple of quick and easy candy recipes, that are really tasty for your friends and family to enjoy.
Woman’s father dressed as a hobo on Christmas Eve
Belgium is a small country in Western Europe, nestled between France, The Netherlands, and Germany, and that is where Sonia Wijts of Chino Valley was born and raised.
Most people have leftover turkey from the holidays.
Chino ladies turn their hobby into a business
Try to find a lady who doesn’t like jewelry.
Swirling cream cheese into this pie gives a great new taste to pumpkin pie. I served it for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it.
Chino couple continue the previous owner’s legacy
Melissa Ambrose, owner of Del Rio Custom Leather, has a challenge for you.
Since autumn is soup season at our house, these cheesy jalapeno muffins go great with any soup your family craves
Lifetime resident sells for 30 vendors
Chino Valley has always been home for Shawna Rodriquez.
With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, this is a delicious pie to add to your other holiday desserts. It can also be served with a dollop of whipped cream.
Food bank aids people in Chino Valley and beyond
It seems that during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays people are more aware of helping the needy.
For all the health conscious cooks out there, this bread is a must.
Lodge members want to say thanks
“Investing In Our Community” is a motto Beverly and Norman Swanty say they live by.