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Peoria Education Reporting
Peoria News & Commerce Reporting

Peoria Police seek assistance in locating missing endangered male

Peoria Police seek the public’s help in locating Cristian Marian, a 25-year-old male.

AZGFD to step up patrols over holiday weekend, promote sober boating

The Arizona Game and Fish Department and partner agencies will be patrolling Arizona’s waterways, including Lake Pleasant, over the upcoming Independence Day holiday weekend to provide heightened enforcement and awareness about the dangers of drinking alcohol while boating.

Peoria implements stage 1 of drought management plan

As part of continued drought management efforts, the city of Peoria has declared stage 1 to increase awareness and voluntary reduction efforts.


Peoria’s website gets a new look

The city of Peoria website underwent a rebrand, updating the graphics, imagery, and basic functionality of the site.

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches sets up shop in Peoria

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches has opened a new location in Peoria, 7635 W. Bell Rd., Suite 2020A.

Peoria renews contract with Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Peoria City Council renewed its contract with Greater Phoenix Economic Council for fiscal year 2023 for $95,778.

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Pingerelli: Biden's policies have failed at the southern border

Most Arizonans know that illegal border crossings have been increasing steadily since the election of 2020...

Hunt: With growth, Peoria remains safe

Living in the Acacia District for more than 20 years, I have witnessed firsthand the unprecedented growth of our community.

Kavanagh: It’s time to reform drug pricing rules in the U.S.

As we get closer to election season, we are going to hear a lot more about the issues that seemingly always come up around this time of year.

Haynes: Go back to the educational basics

Several years ago, I encountered a man named Walter Swan at his One Book Bookstore in Bisbee, Arizona. (Google him!) Copies of his book, “Me ‘n Henry,” filled the shelves in this small quaint shop. After an interesting conversation with Mr. Swan, he shared his “rules for life” and gave me the small poster hanging on the wall. Those rules hung in my classroom until the day I retired.

Hague: Assumption is death for you and me

A father and his daughter, Katie, go to a movie theater and see a long line of people waiting to buy tickets...

Carbello: Early intervention a key way to prevent mass shootings

The recent school shooting in Texas has once again brought about confusion regarding mental health and its association with violence.
Sports and West Valley Preps Reporting
Tyler Pruitt, left, then a senior at Sunrise Mountain, his mother, Mustangs softball coach Jody, and Trevor Pruitt smile in this April 2018 photo. Pruitt recently retired as Sunrise Mountain's softball coach and one of her most prominent reasons for the decision was to watch her sons pitch in their final season of college baseball.

Pruitt retires from Sunrise Mountain, ready to follow kids careers

Jody Pruitt has always barreled headlong into the game of softball, whether playing it at the University of Arizona, starting the Sunrise Mountain program and returning to lead the Mustangs in …
Centennial junior third baseman Cristian Mogen is the 2022 West Valley Preps baseball player of the year.

The 2022 All West Valley Preps baseball team

For the ninth year, West Valley Preps has announced honors for the best baseball players it covers in the Northwest Valley. Here is the complete all-West Valley Preps baseball team:
Incoming Sunrise Mountain freshman Marcus Murray (#30) leaps to grab a rebound against Elk Grove (Calif.) Monterey Trail senior Varick Lewis June 18 during the Section 7 Team Camp event at State Farm Stadium in Glendale.

North Peoria basketball teams prepare to level up

Both the Liberty and Sunrise Mountain boys basketball teams were expected to rebuild in the 2021-22 season and instead reloaded, keeping top 10 spots in their conferences. Meanwhile, the Sunrise Mountain girls basketball team continued its upward trajectory
Centennial rising senior guard Emery Young drives past Canyon View rising senior forward Cohen Aldridge, while rising senior forward Conner Aldridge slides over to take a charge during the second hal of their Section 7 game June 17 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale.

Centennial hoops tops old coach's new team

By its nature, the Section 7 Team Camp is the textbook business trip for more than 200 high school basketball teams and thousands of players. But one game on the State Fam Stadium floor Friday night was personal, particularly to the returning players on one team.
Willow Canyon junior pitcher Marissa McCann reaches back to deliver a pitch during a 5A playoff quarterfinal shutout of Tucson Sunnyside at home May 3. McCann is the West Valley Preps softball player of the year after allowing only five earned runs all season, and giving up only two in five playoff games.

2022 All-West Valley Preps softball team

This is the ninth year West Valley Preps has announced honors for the best softball players it covers in the Northwest Valley.
Peoria Neighbors & Good News Reporting
Peoria Neighbors
Learn more about the Peoria transit system.

Learn about the Peoria bus routes

Did you know that several fixed bus routes service Peoria?
To help plants sustain during the driest months, residents need to water deeply but infrequently to support the landscape.

Peoria offers tips for watering properly in the summer

June and July can be the hardest months for plants in Arizona with the dry, hot and typically breezy days.
Be safe by the pool this summer.

City of Peoria offers pool safety tips

It’s pool season in Arizona. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when drowning incidents increase.
Residents can refer to this map for their specific pickup date.

Second round of bulk trash in Peoria begins this month

The city of Peoria provides bulk trash service twice a year to residents who receive trash and recycle services from the solid waste division.
Ridges at Peoria will host a complimentary seminar that focuses on maximizing the wealth in your home and navigating the Phoenix metro area’s real estate market.

Ridges at Peoria senior living to host real estate seminar

Ridges at Peoria, a senior living campus located in Peoria, managed by the Goodman Group, will host a complimentary seminar that focuses on maximizing the wealth in your home and navigating the Phoenix metro area’s real estate market.
Peoria Entertainment Reporting

Playbacks slate next show

The AZ Playbacks will perform 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Chef Peters Westbrook Bistro, 19260 N. Westbrook Parkway. Reservations suggested. Patio open. Call 623-248-5699. Band members are …
Check out the new floating obstacle course at Centennial pool.

VIDEO: Check out the new floating obstacle course at Peoria's Centennial pool

Come out to Centennial pool, 8081 W. Acoma Drive, for some summer water fun.
Cate Hinkle

Hinkle announces departure from Theater Works after 7 years

Cate Hinkle, who has guided Theater Works’ growth and outreach over the last seven years has announced her departure from the organization, effective the end of June.
A new bike trail in north Peoria will be built in the fall of this year.

Peoria inches closer to its first competitive mountain bike trail

Peoria resident Ed McKelvey took up mountain biking after he was introduced to it by his brother-in-law when he and his wife moved to the north Valley about five years ago.
The 2022-23 Childsplay season schedule includes "Selena Maria Sings."

Childsplay announces 4-play 2022-23 season

Childsplay launches its 46th season with a diverse four-show lineup leading off with "Selena Maria Sings" followed by the 2021-22 smash hit "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Tomás and the Library Lady" and a new work premiering in 2023, "The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen."
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