Learn About Stunning Mimbres Pottery at Nov. 8th Foothills Archaeology Presentation
Oct17

Learn About Stunning Mimbres Pottery at Nov. 8th Foothills Archaeology Presentation

October 16, 2017 Courtesy Desert Foothills Chapter, Arizona Archaeology Society Open to Public, Local Meeting Features Noted Archaeologist Patricia Gilman PhD Have an interest in archaeology? Here’s an insider tip. The Desert Foothills Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society has a speaker at its monthly meetings, which are free and open to the public. There are refreshments available at 7:00 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7:30...

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Picture YOU Makinge a Difference. Scenic Drive Cleanup, Sat., Oct. 28th
Oct15

Picture YOU Makinge a Difference. Scenic Drive Cleanup, Sat., Oct. 28th

  Have fun and help keep  Scottsdale and a local landmark beautiful. The Scenic Drive roadside cleanup is Saturday, October 28th from 7:45 to 9:45 A.M.     Get in the picture AND The Peak. Professionals Peter Cherry and Cindy Lee will be taking pictures of volunteers making a difference.    After the cleanup, enjoy optional complimentary light breakfast for volunteers, sponsored by Cavalho’s Brazilian Kitchen....

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Foothills Empty Bowls Event at Harold’s, Fri., Oct. 20, 11 AM – 1 PM
Oct15

Foothills Empty Bowls Event at Harold’s, Fri., Oct. 20, 11 AM – 1 PM

October 14, 2017. HELP FEED THE HUNGRY! Event proceeds will benefit the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center. On Friday, October 20, 2017, the annual Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction 2017 to honor World Hunger Day will be held at Harold’s Corral, Ariz., in Cave Creek, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Lunch will be served in handmade ceramic or glass bowls. Individuals are encouraged to donate $15 to the cause and select...

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The Tale of Two Desert Courses
Oct15

The Tale of Two Desert Courses

The May 2004 issue of The Peak, which was a printed in black and white, published three articles about the first golf courses in our area. In the coming month, we will be republishing these three articles, which are entitled: “The Tale of Two Desert Courses,” “Ironwood Golf Course, Our First Desert Course” and “Desert Forest Golf Course, a Desert Classic.” April 2004 The Tale of Two Desert Courses By Les Conklin What are the names of...

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CCUSD: October National Principals Month, Celebrates Dr. Steve Bebee
Oct15

CCUSD: October National Principals Month, Celebrates Dr. Steve Bebee

October 15, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Dr. Steve Bebee is the proud principal of Cactus Shadows High School. This is his ninth year as principal of CSHS. Dr. Bebee’s 22-year educational career includes teaching in the classroom K-12, building level administration 7-12 and district level responsibilities in a variety of economically diverse settings. Dr. Bebee has his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (2015 Grand...

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CCUSD Honors School Principals
Oct15

CCUSD Honors School Principals

October 19, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District October is National School Principal’s Month.  The Cave Creek Unified School District is using the month to recognize and introduce the principals of the schools in the district. Dr. Matt Schenk, Horseshoe Trails Elementary School Principal   Dr. Matt Schenk is the proud principal of Horseshoe Trails Elementary School. This is his third year with CCUSD. Before...

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The Detour by Rick Smith
Oct15

The Detour by Rick Smith

October 14, 2017 The Detour By Rick Smith As detours go, it wasn’t that bad. Of course, it wasn’t really a detour at all. What it was, was my own lack of homework – otherwise, I would have known about the section of California’s famed Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) that had been washed away by a landslide from torrential winter rains. The story had been on CNN and all over the news back in January. But I missed...

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Ironwood Golf Course, Our First Desert Course
Oct14

Ironwood Golf Course, Our First Desert Course

The May 2004 issue of The Peak published three articles about the first golf courses in our area. In the coming month, we will be republishing these three articles, which are entitled: “The Tale of Two Desert Courses,” “Ironwood Golf Course, Our First Desert Course” and “Desert Forest Golf Course, a Desert Classic.” April 2004 Prologue We wondered if any articles about our area’s golf courses had ever been published in The Peak. GPPA...

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Book by FCF Desert Awareness Group an AZ Literary Award Finalist
Oct11

Book by FCF Desert Awareness Group an AZ Literary Award Finalist

October 11, 2017 Courtesy Desert Foothills Community Foundation  The Arizona Authors’ Association has announced that “Chloe and the Desert Heroes: A Tale of Adventure in the Sonoran Desert” is one of three finalists for the 2017 Arizona Literary Award, children’s literature division. The award winner will be revealed at the Arizona Authors’ Association annual awards celebration on November 4, 2017. A group of local residents who are...

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CCUSD: Three Grads Inducted Into Cactus Shadows Hall of Fame
Oct11

CCUSD: Three Grads Inducted Into Cactus Shadows Hall of Fame

October 11, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District Cactus Shadows principal, Dr. Steve Bebee and Assistant Principal of Athletics and Operations, Mr. Jim Swetter, introduced the CSHS Hall of Fame Inductees at the Falcons Homecoming Game last Friday. Lora Webster-Bargellini – CSHS ’04. Lora was represented by her sister, Lisa Yost. Lora is a 2004 Cactus Shadows Graduate. Lora competed in volleyball and track and field at...

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