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Loop 101 Price Freeway closures, restrictions July 10-14

Drivers on the Loop 101 Price Freeway in Chandler, Tempe and Mesa should plan to use alternate routes this weekend as the northbound Price Freeway will be closed between Ray Road and U.S. Highway …

Queen Creek opens 1.3 miles of new trails at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre

Through a partnership with Maricopa County, the Town of Queen Creek opened 1.3 miles of new trails at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20646 E. Riggs Road. The 1.3 miles of trail cover nearly …

Queen Creek council closed-door executive session July 15

Discussion and consultation with the town’s attorney for legal advice regarding Arizona Corporation Commission actions related to Johnson Utilities is a topic of the July 15 closed-door …

Salvation Army heat relief stations open for excessive heat warning

The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services will activate 10 heat relief stations Friday through Monday throughout the Valley where anyone in need can go for indoor cooling and …

Sports anything but normal upon return

The return of professional sports will provide a portion of normalcy for many people, but what sports will look like is going to be far from normal.

Arizona tops 112,000 cases of COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 112,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday morning.

Pinal County officials discuss national protests

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb, Cpl. Marshall Harshman of Apache Junction Police Department and Mayor Jeff Serdy of Apache Junction recently weighed-in on the May 25 death of George Floyd in …

Arizona tops 108,000 cases of COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 108,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning. In Arizona, there are 108,614 cases and 1,963 deaths of the novel coronavirus, up …

Empty the Shelters adoption event July 10-12 at county's West Valley Shelter

Maricopa County residents looking to bring a furry family member into their homes have an opportunity to do so for free this weekend when the Bissell Pet Foundation hosts its Empty the Shelters …

Arizona adds over 100 deaths of COVID-19, new daily high

Arizona health officials have added over 100 deaths of COVID-19 to the state’s total, though nearly half of them are due to death certificate matching.
Opinion

Nursing homes have become ground zero in the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 pandemic, with outbreaks causing high rates of illness and death among vulnerable residents living together in close …

COVID-19 poses extreme obstacles for people who have intellectual disabilities and thrive on routine, familiar activities, and people, such as family and friends. So, with everything going …
Once again, we have chosen to make the difficult decision to temporarily close the resource center and have all Empowerment Systems staff work from home. As much as we want to remain open for our …
Neighbors

Human Services Campus, Inc. has received $100,000 from the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation for COVID-19 relief funding.

Let’s celebrate and acknowledge our Queen Creek community and all the individual heroes who make it a great place to live. The Queen Creek Independent presents its 2020-21 Hometown Heroes, …
Business

Marcus and Millichap arranges sale of Walgreens in Gilbert

Marcus and Millichap, a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, recently announced the sale of a Walgreens in Gilbert, a …

Pinal County Business Sustainability Program offers up to $15K

Businesses in unincorporated Pinal County can apply for the Business Sustainability Program. The program is a one-time reimbursement of up to $15,000 to qualifying businesses for rent, mortgage …

Pinal County Business Sustainability Program offers up to $15,000

Businesses in unincorporated Pinal County can apply for the Business Sustainability Program. The program is a one-time reimbursement of up to $15,000 to qualifying businesses for rent, mortgage …

WaFd Bank donates $40k to CASS, Primavera

Through its WaFd Bank Foundation, WaFd Bank Arizona’s 31 branches recently donated $40,000 to Phoenix-based Central Arizona Shelter Services and Tucson-based Primavera Foundation to help them continue their operations amid COVID-19.

Bashas’ Family of Stores supporting Salvation Army as July 'charity of the month'

The Salvation Army has been selected as July’s “Charity of the Month” by Bashas’ Family of Stores in support of the Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS). When you …
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