The happy pair cuddling under the neckers nook sign are John Marion Wikle (sounds like cycle) and his wife Margy, born Margy Lee Standage. Though this late ‘20s photo was taken in Los Angeles, John and Marion were Phoenicians who from the late 1930s to the 1970s owned and operated Wikle’s stationery store, a fixture in downtown Phoenix for 60 years.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2014
Secretary of State Ken Bennett endorsed his former rival Doug Ducey in the Arizona governor’s race, following through on a pledge he made early in the campaign to back the Republican nominee, whoever it is.Read More »
The endorsement waiting game ended today (Sept. 4) as Jones and Smith officially backed Ducey, one day after Bennett endorsed the nominee. In a joint statement, Jones and Smith said: “As proud conservatives, we respect the election process, we support the will of the voters, and we endorse Doug Ducey as the Republican nominee for governor.Read More »
Many people have come to know our “county hospital” through the iconic 1970s-era tower on East Roosevelt Street, known as Maricopa Medical Center.Read More »
Arizona Republicans are officially unified, at least when it comes to party’s nominee for governor.
Christine Jones and Scott Smith, Republican nominee Doug Ducey’s top two opponents in the GOP primary, endorsed the state treasurer today.
The Environmental Protection Agency set new limits Wednesday on emissions from six Arizona industrial facilities in order to reduce haze at 17 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has requested federal disaster assistance for Maricopa County in the wake of last month's flash floods in the towns of New River and Laveen.Read More »
Arizona's highest court is embarking on an effort to make the state court system's rules concise and understandable.Read More »
Readers of the Republic this morning saw a full-page ad on the back of the paper from the DuVal campaign touting his support from Republicans, including a handful of prominent names.Read More »
Two former GOP schools chiefs are endorsing Democratic candidate David Garcia for superintendent of public instruction.Read More »