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Margaret Ann Austin

September 16, 1940 to February 15, 2020Margaret went to Heaven on February 15, 2020 due to complications of Congestive Heart Failure and Parkinson’s Disease. She was 79.Margaret Ann Austin …

Narciso (Chicho/Cecil) Q. Torrez

Narciso, 95, of Sun City West, AZ, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on March 15, 2020. Pneumonia was simply too much for his body (two weeks shy of his 96th birthday) to handle. He …

Five to vie for Buckeye mayor, three council seats

Five names will be on the ballot when Buckeye voters head to the polls Aug. 4 to choose a new mayor and fill three City Council seats, but only one race is contested. District 1 incumbent Tony …

Free temporary digital library cards provided by Maricopa County Library District

The Maricopa County Library District facilities remain closed until further notice, but county libraries are still providing critical services to the public, including digital learning opportunities. …

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Parks and rec department shares COVID-19 updates, precautions, suggestions

When Governor Doug Ducey imposed a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a point stressed throughout his March 30 executive order was that while residents should follow all …

Banner Health seeking 100,000 homemade masks

In an effort to protect the health and safety of employees and patients, the Banner Health Foundation is seeking 100,000 hand-crafted comfort masks donated by volunteers, sewing groups, and companies …

Valley View community food bank opens seven days a week

Valley View Community Food Bank (VVCFB), headquartered at 10771 W. Peoria Ave., is now open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every day throughout the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Jesse Ramirez, founder and …

Cases of COVID-19 in Arizona surpass 2,400

Arizona added nearly 200 cases and one death of COVID-19 overnight. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, 2,456 cases and 65 deaths are in the state, up 187 and one from Sunday, …

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Schnitzer: Tips to help seniors boost their physical, mental health during coronavirus quarantine

There is an ongoing conversation about the worldwide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to be prepared. According to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, anyone can get …

BCBSAZ waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona announces that it will waive cost sharing for insured members receiving care for COVID-19 related treatment from in-network providers through May.

Arizona's coronavirus death toll now at 64 with 2,269 cases

PHOENIX (AP) — Amid the coronavirus pandemic that has forced the closure of many businesses and other tourism destinations, some Lake Havasu City residents are pushing for a closure of the …

President Trump approves 'major disaster declaration' for Arizona, Gov. Ducey says

Gov. Doug Ducey on April 4 announced that President Trump in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved Arizona’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration …

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