News & Analysis

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.

ClubCorp Makes Mess in Anthem Wash

Turf paint used to colorize grass has been leaching into a wash from an Anthem Golf & Country Club maintenance facility. State inspectors also found trash in the wash. ClubCorp, owner of the facility, was required to clean up parts of the mess and change practices moving forward.

#RedForEd FAQ: What Arizona Teachers Really Want & Why

A common misconception about the statewide #RedForEd movement is that it’s just about teacher pay. In fact, educators are fighting to raise salaries for vital support staff, too, and to increase funding for school supplies and equipment. Learn all the details about Arizona education funding cuts, why educators are voting this week on a possible walkout, and why research shows how important it all is.

Starbucks Breaks Ground on Dove Valley Road

Yet again, Starbucks is opening next to Starbucks. Ground was broken last week on a free-standing version of the Seattle-based java company in Canyon Crossing (aka Fry’s plaza) on Dove Valley Road, on a pad that will include one or two other businesses at the southeast corner of the plaza.
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