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What a difference a century makes. When the second wave of the Spanish flu pandemic ravaged Arizona in fall 1918, many people turned on their pets and strays. more
Mid-June marks the beginning of monsoon season throughout most of Arizona, and the National Weather Service in Phoenix has been building its army of watchers ahead of the strike of storms. more
If confronted with evictions from their homes, during the pandemic, military veterans in Maricopa County can receive funding from the Cares Act. more
PHOENIX — Saying he needs to act because of “lawlessness,” Gov. Doug Ducey has imposed an 8 p.m. statewide curfew for one week. The governor said that the incident in Minneapolis … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit long-term care facilities and the senior population the hardest, especially in Arizona, where over 77% of deaths are in people 65+. In addition, deaths in long-term care … more
Foundation for Senior Living has available funds for Maricopa County residents needing assistance with utility and medical bills. more
A day after Arizona officials announced the first death in the state due to the coronavirus, the state surpassed 100 cases of the disease. As of the morning of Saturday, March 21, there are 104 … more
Nearly 100 years ago, Phoenix College — then Phoenix Junior College — became the first of its kind in Arizona. Now, in 2020, the Maricopa County Community College District, which … more
PHOENIX — The state’s top health official said Monday there will be more cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Arizona. But State Health Director Cara Christ said that doesn’t necessarily … more
Public safety is a core function of government, probably the most important thing we do. Jails are a necessary component. more
PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to further reduce state revenues in the name of providing more incentives for Arizonans to donate to charity. HB 2356 would allow … more
Plans for new luxury homes in a rural area, adjustments to a program to aid those trying to avoid homelessness and the retirement of a heroic dog are among issues county leaders will consider … more
The Valley of the Sun is fine way to describe this expansive desert, but the Valley of the HOA isn’t far off either. And like so many things in constant flux, homeowners associations need to … more
There are some big changes on the horizon for education in Maricopa County, if Gov. Ducey’s legislative agenda continues to get a good reception from our state lawmakers. Last week Gov. … more
2020 is a much-anticipated election year, with President Donald Trump seeking a second term at the White House. Here in Arizona, multiple positions of power are up for grabs. Among them are … more
Victims of domestic violence have a new and potentially easier way of serving orders of protection against their alleged abusers thanks to an updated system. On Thursday, the Arizona Criminal … more
PHOENIX — It looks like Arizona will be gaining some national political clout at the expense of California. Or maybe Illinois. Or Michigan. more
The South Mountain Freeway is almost here to use. Gov. Doug Ducey and other Arizona officials convened Wednesday morning to kick off the impending opening of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, also known as the Congressman Ed Pastor Freeway. more
The East and West valleys will soon have another connection without having to go through downtown Phoenix once the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway opens its full 22 miles. more
Surprise’s fast growth over the last two decades has sometimes been too fast. That’s been certainly the case with transportation, where one of the Valley’s most northwestern … more
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