News
Edkey, Inc pays $2.9 million for Buckeye land to build charter school

Edkey, Inc., also recognized as Sequoia Charter Schools, has purchased 8.66 acres within Buckeye Parkway Center at the southeast corner of Interstate 10 and Verrado Way in Buckeye. The company paid …

Sutter Masonry donates trailer to West-MEC construction students

Construction students at Southwest Campus of the Western Maricopa Education Center (West-MEC)–a public career technical education district–received a trailer donation from Sutter Masonry. …

COVID-19 by the numbers: Information for you

Keep up to date with the latest case counts of COVID-19 in Arizona. Share how the coronavirus is affecting your life at wvnews@newszap.com or aznews@newszap.com.

West Valley Arts Council launches online virtual tour

      West Valley Arts Council launches online virtual tour Current exhibits available for viewing – from a safe distance In response to safe physical distancing …

Business
School year's end stops spring sports season

In the end, the decision about what to do with spring high school sports seasons shortened by the spread of COVID-19 was wholly out of the hands of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Early …

Arizona Gov. Ducey issues stay-at-home order to slow spread of COVID-19

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has imposed a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of COVID-19. It takes place 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 31.

Arizona now over 1,100 cases of coronavirus

The state of Arizona has reported over 1,100 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning. The Arizona Department of Health Services also reports 20 deaths in the state. Maricopa County is reporting …

Agua Fria high school district adds grab-and-go pickup sites

Beginning Monday, March 30, Agua Fria Union High School District will deliver free grab-and-go meals to families of children ages 18 and younger at 11 sites throughout the district to augument pickup …

Neighbors
Desert Financial Credit Union announces ‘senior hour’ during coronavirus pandemic

Select Desert Financial Credit Union branch locations will now be open for senior-only banking. The access will be in place for those who are 60 years of age and older, and the planned hours are …

Arizona schools to stay closed through end of school year

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced Monday, March 30 the extension of school closures through the end of the school year.

Valley groups aiding those in need during COVID-19 outbreak

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, local businesses and groups are building essential kits to help seniors and others in need of supplies. Radiant Community Services, 15522 W. Paradise Lane, Surprise, …

Arizona nears 1,000 cases of COVID-19

Arizona is nearing 1,000 cases of COVID-19 after officials released new numbers Sunday, March 29. The state has 919 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, according to the Arizona Department of …

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