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Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs made her first official Surprise visit to help open a new housing shelter for young homeless adults. more
Mesa police arrested a student Thursday after he was seen with a gun on the Red Mountain High School campus, authorities said. Police received a call from staff at the school at about 2:50 p.m. … more
On Jan, 26 Maricopa County announced they have allocated more than $7.5 million in federal funding for the county’s community college system and Mesa public education. more
Folks walking a leisurely pace around Westgate Thursday were soaking up the sunny calm. At times, birds outnumbered people. more
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Art Museum celebrated its annual fundraiser event, The pARTy, on January 28 with  nearly 250 people filling the Museum and raising almost $900,000, which will benefit the Museum’s exhibitions, education programs and vital operations. more
PHOENIX — Republicans in the Arizona Senate are targeting "drag story hour" and other drag performances that have drawn the ire of conservatives, with the sponsor of a proposal banning certain … more

An $874,500 contract has been approved for roadway reconstruction, curb, gutter and sidewalks in Haven Hollow in Apache Junction. The City Council at a recent meeting approved the contract with … more
The Pick jackpot of $3.5 million was hit last night by the person who purchased a ticket at a Safeway in Scottsdale. The Arizona Lottery announced the winning ticket from Wednesday night's drawing … more
A Tempe City Council committee has decided to update a proposal to decrease youth tobacco and e-cigarette use by establishing a tobacco sales license, enacting fees to ensure compliance and raising … more
In preparation for the transition of the three city of Surprise libraries from Maricopa County Library District staffing and programming to city of Surprise staffing and programming, the libraries … more
Scottsdale Arts announced it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive a Grants for Arts Projects award of $45,000. more
The Apache Junction Prospectors (2-21) boys’ basketball team hosted the Vista Grande Spartans (1-19) on Jan. 27. The Prospectors were looking to electrify the almost packed crowd in their … more
A planned development that was a hot topic at some recent Chandler City Council meetings wasn’t about any city developments at all. The Landings at Ocotillo is the associated with a large, … more

The Scottsdale Police Department has received two state grants to crack down on reckless driving and pay for pedestrian and bicycle safety education and enforcement. The money, which totals … more
The Apache Junction Prospectors (2-20) and the Dysart Demons (16-6) matched up on Jan. 26. The Demons were looking to snatch a higher seed for playoff time, while the Prospectors were looking to … more
The Prospectors girls’ basketball team (2-19) faced the Coronado Dons (6-14) on Senior Night, Jan. 24. The Prospectors were celebrating Gloria Valenzuela, Sophia Tolenhio and Heather Cornwell … more
In an effort to recruit top candidates for numerous job positions, Apache Junction Unified School District is hosting job fairs 8:30-11 a.m. Feb. 11, March 20 and April 1 at the AJUSD District … more
Tempe has launched a sweepstakes to increase enrollment in paperless billing and autopay options for city utilities. Two winners will be drawn to win a $500 Visa Gift Card at the conclusion of the … more
PHOENIX - State lawmakers voted Wednesday to make it more difficult to find out where they live. But they said that threats they face make the move necessary. Without dissent, members of the … more
A survey asking for the community’s opinions on the future of Ken McDonald Golf Course is nearing an end. Those who would like to participate in the survey can register their opinions … more

Concerns over the Wyyerd Fiber installation continue throughout Sun City West. more
Renowned neurologist discusses the latest advancements with Alzheimer's in Sun City West. more
Glendale police need help identifying suspects involved in a robbery from December of last year. more
State Representatives Joseph Chaplik, R-Scottsdale, Alexander Kolodin, R-Scottsdale, and Senator John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, issued an open letter Feb. 1 to members of the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board condemning Superintendent Scott Menzel for offensive and hateful comments made in a 2019 interview.  more
PHOENIX — Republican legislators are moving to throw another roadblock in the path of people to make their own laws. SCR 1015, approved Wednesday by the Senate Government Committee, would … more
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