Sunday, February 01, 2015



More McDonald

beth mcdonaldQ&A with the host of Beth & Friends on 99.9 KEZ-FM

This month marks your 30th year in radio.What have been some of the high points for you?
When I actually took over the [KEZ morning] show and was paired with Bill [Austin]. It was Beth & Bill for 20 years. We had some really fun guests along the way. I think really, just achieving success – what we felt was success, with people enjoying the show and having that show in the ratings. For me, that was the best – doing something I love and having it work, and people were obviously very supportive. And women are supportive of the show, and I appreciate that.


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Ultimate Ultras

runningAcknowledged as the best-known Arizona races by the local running community, these races pit intrepid runners against trails around the state.   

September 27: Mogollon Monster 100
This 106-mile – because 100 wasn’t enough – race traces the Mogollon Rim outside of Pine and includes four challenging climbs.


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The Token American

PHM0814PFILE017Unlike the majority of her teammates, Melyssa Olsen didn’t grow up playing netball. As an American, she played basketball throughout her youth. But when Hall approached her last year and told her about netball, she was curious. After observing the team and figuring out the rules of the game, Olsen became the goal defender, a position she was familiar with from her basketball experience.


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Cocktail Camp at The Gladly

Mixologist Brian Goodwin and PHOENIX editor Craig Outhier conduct class


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Deserts Map

A map of the “food deserts” across Phoenix.


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Behind the Scenes at Four Seasons and Hotel Palomar

An inside look at our poolside shoots for Cool Staycations


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More Lake Powell!

Check out exclusive video with Tara at the Ja'di'To'oh Restaurant and go on a wild boat tour of Slot Canyon at Antelope Point Marina. Also, as promised, Tara's slideshow of Lower Antelope Canyon-


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GoPro Adventure in Aravaipa Canyon

If our foray into breathtaking Aravaipa Canyon in 101 Things Every Arizonan Should Do piqued your interest, get a real eyeful of its natural beauty in this web extra.


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Hootenanny at Handlebar-J!

As we learned in this month’s Arizona Country Roads feature, music fans flock to Handlebar-J every week to see The Herndon Brothers & J. David Sloan. Get an inside look at the band in this exclusive web video.


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More Beer!

Pop the tops with our staff and see the summer suds up-close in this behind-the-scenes video from our beer tasting.


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