Two open house meetings on Monday, Nov. 6, will allow the public to learn about and share input on improving US 60X, the Mesa roadway known as Main Street/Apache Trail.
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On Thanksgiving Day, Mining Camp Restaurant in Apache Junction served 950 dinners, filling the long rows of family style tables with heaping platters of barbecue beef ribs, turkey dinner and all the trimmings made from scratch.
Pressured by members of his own party, House Speaker David Gowan rescinded his ban on reporters on the floor who have not first undergone extensive background checks.
Most people are in need of an outlet, a way to let their feelings out. But, for some, that’s not always easy to do, especially for those with disabilities.
The state House voted 33-21 Wednesday to forbid state and local governments from helping to enforce any federal law, act, order or rule that deals with the personal possession of firearms and infringes on the constitutional right of people to have weapons.
In a modern world that’s so often a frenzy, the Sunday newspaper has always represented a touchstone of simpler times, back when we had life’s little events to look forward to and enjoy.
With more than 300 children waiting to be matched with a mentor in the Phoenix-metro area, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona remains dedicated to closing the gap by providing beneficial mentorship programs to the children in the community.
Gov. Doug Ducey late Wednesday signed legislation to restore virtually all of the money which he and GOP lawmakers voted just a year ago to cut from career and technical education programs.
Churches and schools would no longer be an impediment to some stores that want to sell alcoholic beverages under the terms of legislation given preliminary House approval Wednesday.
PHOENIX — Legislative leaders are engaged in what amounts to a staring contest over what happens this coming week with legislation to restore funding for career and technical education programs.
A new report suggests that residents of some Arizona communities may be spending far too much on what they drive, at least based on their ability to pay.
Chandler Fire, Health and Medical recently received a grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, which will allow the department to provide additional resources concerning highway safety. Grant funds will also allow CFHM to provide its Child Safety Seat Clinics for Chandler residents.
It was nearly 20 years ago that I came home from work as a certified public accountant with a news flash for my wife, Suzy: I announced I was quitting my job to start a small eight-page community newspaper in North Scottsdale.
PHOENIX — Pulling apart what was a carefully crafted deal, a House panel voted Tuesday night to open up a much larger area of the state to electronic billboards.
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The architect of an ever-increasing flow of state tax revenues to help send students to private and parochial schools said he's willing to consider a cap now that the diversion has topped $74 million a year. Read more
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A Scottsdale Republican lawmaker wants to force city council and mayoral candidates to run with party labels, saying he believes it will help prevent liberals from sneaking into office. Read more
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The way Sen. Warren Petersen sees it, elementary school children are being rushed through lunch and recess by schools who are fearful of losing state aid. Read more
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A proposal to require the disclosure of the origins of major contributions in city elections will be discussed at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the multi-purpose room of the Pyle Center, 655 E. Southern Ave. Read more