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.
Sales of existing homes in November slowed slightly in Anthem Parkside and Country Club and in the Norterra area, according to the latest monthly analysis by North Phoenix News and In&Out Magazine. See where sales rose, plus a complete analysis of prices and inventory in all five zones.
A 15-year-old on a skateboard was struck by a car at the intersection of Anthem Way and Gavilan Peak Parkway today, and was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
With brief periods of heavy rain and lingering showers in North Phoenix, rainfall totals ranged from less than a tenth of an inch in Norterra to more than a quarter of an inch at Lake Pleasant. See the totals and the crowd-pleaser of a weekend forecast.
HonorHealth broke ground this week on a new hospital at Dove Valley Road, part of a plan to increase the company's footprint in North Phoenix with what will eventually be a health campus that could include residential space and a hotel.
Lennar was the high bidder yesterday on a 140-acre parcel of Arizona State Trust Land surrounded on three sides by Sonoran Foothills. The home builder paid $22.6 million for the property.
Loop 101 will get new lanes in each direction between the I-17 interchange and Pima Road in Scottsdale, a heavily travelled corridor that officials expect to only get busier in years to come.
More than 200 SXSs, UTVs and Jeeps are expected to light up and otherwise decorate their vehicles for this informal, 3rd annual event celebrating the holidays.
There are numerous worthy charities in the North Valley to consider. Here are a few that are doing great things for those in need.
A handful of North Phoenix high school students scored better than 99 percent of students nationally on the ACT, a standardized exam used for college admissions.
The 3-day event guides dozens of Jeep owners on technical climbs in the backcountry north of Phoenix. Experienced 4x4 enthusiasts are challenged by difficult trail sections were the "likelihood of getting stuck is high." But newcomers are welcome, too. Registration opens Dec. 3.
The mysterious juniper in the median is decorated again this year. But nobody seems to know who does it.
A storm rolling through Arizona overnight brought a solid rain to North Phoenix, with fog in the predawn hours, plus snow to the high country. See rainfall totals for Sonoran Foothills, Tramonto, Desert Hills, Anthem and the rest of the I-17 corridor between Norterra and New River.