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Peoria Unified School District has announced that all schools will be open for in-person learning, Jan. 12, coming after a sick-out by teachers protesting the school board’s decision in December for students to return to in-person learning regardless of the status of Maricopa County benchmarks, which are currently in the substantial category. more
Education is a point of contention when it comes to in-person versus virtual learning during a pandemic. Parents and district officials each have a different perspective on what is best for students, but both have safety as the top priority. more
Among New Year’s resolutions within the Scottsdale Unified School District is one that has been made before: deciding when it’s safe for students to return to learn in person amid the latest COVID-19 surge. more
Pinal County Public Health ordered 10,000 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 9, which was the maximum allowed during this first order. Pinal County Public Health chose to move forward with … more
Frontline health care workers and first responders from around the Southwest Valley began receiving first-round COVID-19 vaccines on the Abrazo West Campus in Goodyear on Monday, Dec. 21, as health officials rolled out Phase 1A of their vaccination plan. more
In the wake of increased COVID-19 cases and certain benchmarks reaching high levels, Peoria Unified School District officials are preparing to return to virtual learning throughout the district if needed. more
Dedicated teachers, staff, students and parents are among many things Scottsdale Unified School District leaders are thankful for while bracing themselves during the upcoming weeks to digest the Thanksgiving break leftovers. more
The number of COVID-19 cases continued rising and falling on Friday, this time with a decline from the previous day, according to data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. The … more
Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb on Wednesday announced in a Facebook post that he tested positive for COVID-19. "Unfortunately, as a law enforcement official and elected leader, we do not have the … more
As Maricopa County Department of Public Health and its partners continue their work to fight the spread of COVID-19, residents are reminded that they have an important role to play in slowing the … more
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey insisted Thursday he had not made a mistake in dissolving his stay-at-home order and allowing more businesses to reopen even as Arizona approaches 1,000 people dying from COVID-19. more
With more COVID-19 testing options available, residents need to be aware of how testing options vary and what information they do and do not provide. The two main types of tests currently … more
A state representative, two council members, two mayors, a fire chief and a county supervisor have filed a lawsuit to force the state and Pinal County to release information by ZIP code on where COVID-19 patients are coming from. more
Pinal County Public Health Department can confirm two further cases have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Pinal County. Both are household contacts of separate cases reported March 18, officials … more
PHOENIX — Alarmed by viral videos of what appear to be teen hijinks, a House panel voted Wednesday to make it a felony to tamper with food products and post the deed on the internet. more
PHOENIX — Legislation to require mandatory 5-year prison terms for anyone who sells even the slightest amount of opioids appears dead, at least in its current form. Current law says people … more
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