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Property on the southwest corner of Mesquite Street and 202nd Place in east Mesa has been rezoned to light industrial for a contractor yard with RV storage. Rezoning the 1.94 acres from Rural-43 … more
Litchfield Park’s City Council has a packed night Wednesday, Jan. 20, with a regular meeting that will see reelected incumbents Ron Clair, Ann Donahue and John Romack taking their oaths of office and selection of a vice mayor among seven action items and numerous presentations, project updates and monthly reports. more
Six to 10 Apache Junction High School students will travel March 8-12 to Washington, D.C., for a military orientation trip. The travel for members of the Naval Junior Reserve Officers’ … more
The Surprise City Council has scheduled a special meeting to discuss how its council-manager form of government works. more
The Surprise City Council is trying to use social media a little more responsibly than some politicians. more
Goodyear experienced tremendous growth in 2020, with dozens of industrial and housing projects wrapping up or getting under way, and small businesses opening, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The new year is expected to bring more of the same, and the city itself has some major projects that will come to fruition or get under way in 2021. more
Numbers provided by the Arizona Department of Health Services on Jan. 18 show 19,133 total cases of COVID-19 mapped to Scottsdale’s nine ZIP codes. City-wide, compared with numbers last week … more
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office needs dozens more patrol vehicles and hundreds more detention officers and sergeants, Sheriff Paul Penzone told county supervisors in a budget meeting last … more
The city of Goodyear will kick off a nearly year-long 75th anniversary celebration of its Nov. 19, 1946, incorporation with a small ceremony streamed live from its oldest park at 10 a.m. Jan. 22. more
A packed agenda awaits the Surprise City Council at its next meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19. Items include an update on the city's suspended curbside recycling program, the selection of a new vice mayor … more
Two-story townhomes with two-car garages are to be constructed in an Ironwood Station gated subdivision near the southeast corner of Ironwood Drive and Superstition Boulevard. Rezoning 7 acres … more
The city of Apache Junction will hold its next blood drive 6:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10. The Vitalant bloodmobile will be in the City Hall parking lot, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Donors are … more
Two Apache Junction Unified School District schools — Peralta Trail Elementary and Desert Vista Elementary — have qualified for more than $213,000 in results-based funding. The schools … more
PHOENIX (AP) — Exhausted nurses in rural Yuma, Arizona, regularly send COVID-19 patients on a long helicopter ride to Phoenix when they don't have enough staff. The so-called winter lettuce capital … more
With fiscal year 2020-21 halfway complete for the Recreation Centers of Sun City West, now comes the time to update the community. more
Here are upcoming public meetings held in Surprise. more
Annexing 6,600 acres of State Trust Land and homebuilder-owned property into the city of Apache Junction will be discussed at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The hearing for discussion and … more
While the ambiance was different for the 27th Annual Scottsdale Celebrates MLK Jr. Living the Dream event — a popular attraction that usually has gospel singers, a lavish dinner with clips showing Civil Rights footage in the background — the message of unity remains the same. more
The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the number of COVID-19 cases in Litchfield Park 85340 was 2,845 as of Friday, Jan. 15, a 11.65% increase over last Friday and 2.56% increase over Thursday. That represents an increase of 297 new cases over the week and 71 cases overnight. more
The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the number of COVID-19 cases in Goodyear’s 85338 and 85395 ZIP codes was 8,355 as of Friday, Jan. 15, an 11.7% increase over last Friday and a 1.25% increase over Thursday. That represents an increase of 876 new cases over the week and 103 cases overnight. more
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