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At Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee, the operating room in the 13-room health care center closed its doors temporarily, canceling 17 routine colonoscopies as a result, and the hospital … more
A Just Love Coffee drive-thru and an adjacent restaurant are to be constructed south of Elliot Road on the east side of Power Road in Mesa. The Mesa Planning and Zoning Board on Nov. 17 voted 4-2 … more
Packets containing the legally required documents needed to run for a seat on the Apache Junction City Council will be available at the City Clerk’s Office beginning Wednesday, Dec. 1. The … more
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hot-shooting Roope Hintz scored his seventh goal in eight games and the Dallas Stars extended their winning streak to four with a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on … more
Arizona has added 3,655 cases and 47 deaths of COVID-19 overnight, according to the state Department of Health Services. As of the morning of Saturday, Nov. 27, the ADHS reports 1,262,574 known … more
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Pinal County personnel are clearing a road to an isolated 10-acre tract for a future sheriff’s shooting range, which neighbors fear will cause property values to plummet in … more

Mesa residents have several opportunities in the next few months to provide input on changes to design guidelines and text amendments to the city code relating to historic preservation. Study … more
The Tempe Community Council’s Threadz teen closet is holding a hoodie drive from now until Dec. 3 to help clothe the area’s youth. more
The walls of Salvadoreño Restaurant No. 3 in north Phoenix are a magnet for your eyes: shades of orange, blue and green – like the feathers of a tropical bird. The scene depicts women serving pupusas in the streets of El Salvador. more
This past weekend, memorials honoring lives lost to traffic accidents in 2020 were dotted around the city of Tempe, cropping up on deadly streets and intersections. more
Property could be rezoned for the development of 2.5 million square feet of industrial buildings in a planned 6-mile railroad spur alignment in southeast Mesa over objections by the Union Pacific … more
When school stopped, the mental health conversation began. Schools are open again following pandemic-induced closures.  To the average eye, 32 students are back in the classroom ready to … more
Pinal County will accept $3,387,435 from the federal government to hire a vaccine equity employee and distribute COVID-19 vaccines to underserved communities, the public health services board of … more

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid each had two goals and two assists to lead the Edmonton Oilers past the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Wednesday night. Draisaitl has 10 goals … more
The past month has seen more twists and turns in the Glendale real estate market. more
The Mesa Police Department took the following reports of burglaries Nov. 10-13: Burglary at a residence/home Nov. 10 in the 200 block of West First Avenue. Burglary at a commercial/office … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of a theft and other incidents in Gold Canyon Nov. 11-14: Disorderly conduct, reported at 10:59 p.m. Nov. 11 in the 6900 block of … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of burglaries, child abuse and other incidents Nov. 11-14: Theft of a vehicle, reported at 3:59 a.m. Nov. 11 in the 200 block of … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 24 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 10,439 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 24 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Mesa is 100,623 in ZIP codes 85201-85210, 85212, 85213 and 85215. It is an increase of 2,002 from a … more

Phoenix will continue to close some of the city’s most popular and most dangerous hiking trails during midday on the hottest days of the year, making permanent the policy from a pilot program … more
After months of waiting, neither Queen Creek nor Goodyear will be the site of Samsung’s new $17 billion semiconductor factory. According to the New York Times, the South Korean electronics … more
Catholic Charities Community Services is now collecting toys, books, clothing and hygiene products to help struggling families give their children gifts for the holidays. more
When COVID-19 hit Arizona, the state’s robust tourism and hospitality industries were the hardest hit. But Arizona leaders say tourism is on its way back in a big way, and there’s a tremendous need for additional lodging to house all the visitors flocking to the Valley. more
Uncertainty looms over whether some Valley businesses will be held to a standard by a federal vaccine mandate that requires workers to get vaccinated or get weekly tests by Jan. 4. On Tuesday, the … more
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