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.
A small brush fire extinguished quickly Friday afternoon in the New River/Circle Mountain area "was started by a hawk that caused a power line to arc," Daisy Mountain Fire Department officials said.
There have been 19 human cases of West Nile virus infection reported this season, including one death — an older person who suffered from additional health issues.
Perhaps you noticed that shiny new fence along the west side of I-17, north of Anthem down to the Carefree Highway. It was installed to keep wild burros off the highway. And it seems to be working.
It’s hard to imagine anyone measuring up to Jack Black’s performance of Dewey Finn in the movie, “School of Rock.” But in this week’s local stage production, Parker Gates, 15, gets his chance to break a leg.
Phoenix storm chaser Jerrod Harris wrote "This thing is MASSIVE!!!" when he tweeted this photo from North Phoenix on Friday.
Satellite images of the storm system that moved through North Phoenix and the rest of the Valley last night look strikingly similar to space-based images of hurricanes, with bands of thunderstorms loosely organized around a central core, all rotating counterclockwise. A scientist explains why.
Rain fell heavy last night in some parts North Phoenix, less so in nearby neighborhoods. See exactly what was measured in Norterra, Sonoran Foothills, Tramonto, Anthem and New River.
Ruby’s Diner Express in the Cafes at Anthem plans a grand opening Saturday, July 29, with free milkshake samples, entertainment and prizes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Actor and singer Ricky Garcia, Naldo on Disney Channel’s “Best Friends Whenever,” will sign autographs and take photos with fans Saturday, Aug. 5 at Outlets at Anthem. A lucky few will ...
“It started to sprinkle and then it hit. Hail and pounding rain. Winds were horrible. Boats everywhere. Then we couldn't see anything. The kids were hunkered down under the tube and towels. We just tried to reassure each other.” — Betsy Lee, who was on the water Saturday in a rented pontoon boat with Heidi Lasarzig Reilly, Jenny Weiss and their children.
The City of Phoenix just unveiled a live video feed from the top of City Hall that's viewable on the web. There are four cameras, pointing in the four compass directions. The resolution is good, and the vistas are broad and far.
Ug! Stretches of I-17 between New River and the Sunset Point area will see lane closures overnight for resurfacing beginning tonight, July 12, into August.