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.
With a Winter Storm Warning in the high country today and more cold rain on tap for North Phoenix, the National Weather Service today explained just how cold this month has been so far.
Whether you’re into running, weightlifting, martial arts, boxing or boot camp, the latest scientific research shows physical activity—even in surprisingly small doses—can remarkably improve body and mind.
Last weekend, the eastbound lanes of Loop 101 were closed for construction. This week it'll be the westbound lanes, all part of the $185 million project to add new lanes in each direction of Loop 101 between the I-17 interchange and Pima Road in Scottsdale.
As part of the project to create a new interchange at I-17, a stretch of Pinnacle Peak Road just east of the interstate is scheduled to close in both directions for 23 days starting Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Get the latest lane-closures info for I-17 between Jomax Road and Deer Valley Road, where construction has begun on new overpasses for Happy Valley Road and Pinnacle Peak Road.
On Feb. 20, a judge will consider an EPCOR request to add temporary surcharges to water bills. The new proposal follows the Arizona Corporation Commission’s failure last month to approve new long-term rates. A decision has not been made yet but is expected in March. Anthem residents are invited to weigh in.
The climb was just one of many team-building fitness challenges in a weeks-long pre-academy program to prepare recruits to join Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical.
Just over an inch fell in areas around Anthem, Tramonto, New River and Desert Hills, with about half that much from Sonoran Foothills to the Norterra area. See what fell where in the North Phoenix region, plus totals since Nov. 1 (2 to 4 inches depending on location) and a look ahead.
In the first traffic disruption of a project to add a new lane in each direction, all eastbound lanes will be closed between I-17 and 7th Street from Friday night to early Monday morning.
The only new Deer Valley Unified School District board member was one of three who voted to build the new K-8 school in Norterra. Prior to the vote, In&Out Publications asked her about her priorities.
When In&Out asked then-candidate Kathy Hoffman what was the biggest challenge facing Arizona schools, she said: “Due to our teacher shortage, large class sizes and under-qualified teachers shortchange our children’s future.” Now that voters have put her in charge, we posed some new questions.
The new Daisy Mountain Area Action Alliance (DMAAA) is a collaborative effort to address common issues in New River, Desert Hills, Anthem and Tramonto “that threaten the unique lifestyles of our allied communities.”