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.
In most cities, urban dwellers pay a higher percentage of their income for either a new mortgage or for rent than do their suburban and rural counterparts. Yet in the Phoenix metro area, it's the suburbanites who pay more, a new analysis finds.
After attempts to reach what it called a neighborly solution, Anthem Community Council today sent a letter to the four leaders of the New River-Desert Hills Incorporation Committee, threatening litigation if the committee refuses to remove the sections of Anthem that are in its proposed incorporation map.
Residents of Maricopa County, including Phoenix, can begin early voting Wednesday, Oct. 10, the day on which mail-in ballots will begin to go out to those who have requested them.
That incredible light in the west last night, seen by many Valley residents, was the second such highly visible launch of a rocket by the company Space X from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. See photos and videos.
An overnight storm dumped more than 1/3 of an inch of rain across North Phoenix by mid-morning. At Sky Harbor airport, rain set a record for the date of 0.41 inches already. Added to Rosa's rains, this October has been the third wettest since record-keeping began in 1895. See rainfall totals and snow photos.
It's too soon to say if Hurricane Sergio's remnants will drench Arizona. But just days after Rosa blew through, the National Weather Service is eyeing another Pacific hurricane that could ... could ... bring more moisture our way next week. First, though: Unrelated rain is coming this weekend.
Whether you’d like to march or drive, Saturday, Oct. 20 is the deadline to sign up to participate in the 14th annual Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 in Anthem.
The recall, announced today, includes various "raw, non-intact beef products" that may be contaminated with Salmonella, including a Walmart store brand. Find out how to identify which meats to toss.
With North Phoenix’s primary water supply from the Colorado River facing increasing odds of a shortage, the city is considering raising water rates and spending $500 million to build infrastructure that would bring the precious commodity up the I-17 corridor from the city’s other water sources.
Some criticize the city for allowing significant residential development, given water uncertainties. Find out how the city’s water chief looks at it.
At one time a Category 4 Hurricane in the Pacific, Rosa's remnants dumped more than 3 inches of rain in New River and near the Arroyo Grande neighborhood on the far west side of Anthem. And the storm smashed a daily rainfall record in Phoenix. Get all the numbers, plus videos and photos.
We've got a few more hours of Rosa's rains, then ... what's that? ... sunshine tomorrow? And you can say goodbye to triple digits. But first, one more Flash Flood Warning was issued by the National Weather Service this morning.