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.
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.”
Despite opinions from some residents that Deer Valley Unified School District needs another high school in the growing I-17 corridor from Happy Valley to Dove Valley Road, district officials say there’s no need yet.
This Lake Pleasant avian father left the nest unattended, and something bad happened. Now Mom has laid another egg (watch the video!) and, well, Dad doesn't seem to have learned his lesson.
The new facility will house the Anthem charter school’s middle and high school on land recently acquired near the post office north of Outlets at Anthem.
At an open meeting Friday, Jan. 25, the Arizona Corporation Commission failed to decide the long-running EPCOR water-rate case. A plan that would have raised a typical Anthem east-side customer’s rates more than 50 percent was defeated. Next: interim rates and then a whole new rate case.
Anthem Community Council voted unanimously last night to approve the $1.87 million project, which if all goes well will be completed by the end of this year.
All DVUSD elementary schools will be open Thursday, Jan. 31 between 5:30–7 p.m. Visit classrooms, meet teachers, learn about the program and register for the 2019-20 school year.
A pair of bald eagles unwittingly starring in a live reality show at Lake Pleasant have done their duty. "We officially have an eagle egg!" Arizona Fish & Game announced yesterday.