North Phoenix News provides breaking news and in-depth analysis of neighborhoods, schools, businesses and real estate in NoPho, the North Phoenix I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, including Anthem, Desert Hills, the Tramonto area and the Sonoran Foothills area. Our news and feature stories are reported, written and edited by us. To provide the many communities of North Phoenix with as much useful and interesting information as possible, we also publish selected press releases, here. If you have a press release or a news tip, let us know.
Mountainside Fitness is ramping up for a February opening of its second 85085 location in the space formerly occupied by Sports Chalet in Happy Valley Towne Center.
Monday, Jan. 29 is the last day to file candidacy for open seats on Anthem Community Council and all three HOA Boards.
Early risers on Wednesday, Jan. 31 are in for a treat. At about 5:52 a.m., while it’s still dark, a big full moon sinking to the western horizon will fall completely into Earth’s shadow. Weather permitting, this total lunar eclipse will be easy to view.
Construction is expected to begin late spring or early summer on 13 freestanding senior-living cottages in Anthem, next to Merrill Gardens' main building.
Deer Valley Unified School Districts seeks input from parents, teachers and the rest of the community on how it should target resources in its 2018-19 budget. A simple online survey will be available through Jan. 31.
A trailer fire on I-17 near Camp Verde closed all southbound lanes before dawn this morning. Snow fell across the region above 4,000 feet.
Owners of the restaurant that started as Roberto's, in a gas station 23 years ago, envision the first and only restaurant in Anthem built specifically as a restaurant and not within a pre-planned plaza.
Law enforcement officials are warning of a phone scam that involves a request to pay up on a jury warrant or go to jail. See how one man was scammed, and learn about similar scams via phone calls and, now, texts.
You might be surprised to learn that little ol’ Anthem, Arizona is a hotbed for connected vehicle technology. More accurately, it’s a testbed for the signaling system that can help vehicles communicate with traffic signals and, importantly, avoid collisions in emergencies.
The public is invited to a meeting Thursday evening, Jan. 11, to provide input on proposed polling places in Maricopa County for a special election this spring to fill the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives created by the resignation of Trent Franks. District 8 includes Anthem, New River, Desert Hills and other parts of the western Valley down to the I-10.
The storm overnight dropped anywhere from 1/3 of an inch to 2/3 of an inch of rain across North Phoenix. See the totals at various gauges.
The electric utility APS requested that the Arizona Corporation Commission approve a plan to return $119 million to customers based on federal corporate tax cuts, beginning in February. The change would amount to roughly $4 a month per residential bill over the course of a year.