Brewster: ‘Stop the stigma’ associated with mental …

The Peoria Fire-Medical Department had two suicides in 2022.

Peoria Sports Complex to get new $6.3M maintenance …

The Peoria Sports Complex, spring training home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners, is getting a new maintenance building.

Peoria senior living community to become multifamily

An age-restricted independent living community of about 115 residents in Peoria is transforming into a non-age restricted multifamily apartment community, meaning dozens of senior citizens are rethinking their living situation.

Peoria Unified board approves timeline, criteria for …

Peoria Unified governing board approved a timeline and criteria for the district's search for a new superintendent, Sept. 14.

Peoria, former employee file battling claims over …

Possible litigation between a former Peoria employee and the city has revealed a political drama that significantly altered the city’s upper ranks over many months leading up to and after the swearing in of Mayor Jason Beck in January.

Peoria council to consider funding to replace …

The Peoria City Council, at a public meeting Sept. 19, will consider a contract amendment to fund and replace the maintenance building at the Peoria Sports Complex.

Valley school districts fight vaping on campuses

Vaping by today’s youth has become such a problem that more than half of the state attorneys general have asked the federal government to do something about it.

Peoria Unified governing board to discuss enrollment

Peoria Unified School District governing board will discuss enrollment capacity and open enrollment at its Sept. 14 meeting.

Leading with empathy: Snidecore named Peoria Hometown …

Marine Tad Snidecor was working in the Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma on April 19, 1995 when ex-Army soldier and security guard Timothy McVeigh parked a rented Ryder truck in front it. …

Peoria businesses scramble as city assesses amusement …

A Peoria city tax mired in obscurity for years has come to the forefront recently, and it hasn’t been a welcome sight for some local businesses.

'Story Bridges' to premiere in Peoria

Former Peoria City Councilmember Vicki Hunt is bringing her love for the city and its residents to the forefront.

9/11 Remembrance: Teaching saved my soul, but also …

In 1999, Suzanne DeStefano was working for a Fortune 500 company in the financial industry when she received a promotion that landed her in the clouds.

Finalists named to fill Peoria Unified board seat

Peoria Unified School District governing board has announced the finalists for the seat of former school board member Rebecca Hill, who resigned Aug. 24.

More multifamily approved for Vistancia commercial …

Peoria City Council unanimously approved an increase in multifamily units to the Vistancia commercial core, as well as the removal of two potential golf courses from the master plan.

Dunn receives support at Peoria City Council meeting

A big crowd was expected to come out for the Sept. 5 city council meeting and speak in favor of Dunn resigning after Lori Bango, chairman of the Arizona Republican Party’s 28th Legislative District, sent out a mass email requesting attendance.

Goodwine approved as Peoria city clerk after Dyckman …

After a little over a year serving as Peoria's city clerk, Lori Dyckman stepped down from that position to work in the IT department, where she began her career with Peoria more than 15 years ago.

Peoria council to consider increase in multifamily …

At their public meeting Sept. 5, Peoria City Council will consider an increase in multifamily units to the Vistancia commercial core, as well as the removal of two potential golf courses from the community's master plan.

Amid water crisis, cities search for drought-proof …

As Arizona’s water crisis sees no end in sight, the city of Phoenix is working on a “drought proof” option for the future, and they hope other Valley cities and towns jump on the …

Peoria council asks Dunn to resign

Peoria City Council and the mayor have asked Vice Mayor Denette Dunn to resign from the board because of her involvement with a family friend who is a registered sex offender, convicted of crimes 40 years ago.

More than 25 candidates vie for Peoria Unified school …

The Peoria Unified School District has made available a list of applicants who will be considered as possible candidates to fill the seat of former governing board member Rebecca Hill, who resigned Aug. 24.

Peoria picks up some heavy duty trucks for $5.2M

Peoria is purchasing some heavy duty trucks.

Get to know one of Peoria's planning and zoning …

It’s no surprise Clay Allsop has had a seat on the Peoria Planning and Zoning Commission for seven years.

Peoria council approves $35M loan for water well …

Peoria city council approved a $35 million loan that will help fund a water project that will build five new potable water wells and about 13,500 linear feet of waterline.

Hill receives respectful, heart-felt send-off at …

Peoria Unified governing board member Rebecca Hill, who announced her resignation earlier this month, received a respectful and heart-felt send off at her last school board meeting.
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