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.
See the seven DVUSD schools in NoPho that received the A+ School of Excellence rating in recent years, and learn what the ratings are all about.
A public meeting will seek community input on a proposed rezoning of 69 acres of vacant land east of Interstate 17 and north of Circle Mountain Road, for the construction of nearly 300 single-family homes.
A pair of four-year-term seats—those held by Kimberly Fisher and Ann O’Brien—are up for election on the five-member board.
A map illustrating a proposal to incorporate New River and Desert Hills into a town mostly jogs around Anthem―but notches into the southernmost commercial district along Daisy Mountain Drive to include Circle K, CVS, and the Anthem Crossroads Plaza, where Fry’s Marketplace is located.
Arizona's Attorney General sees uptick in consumer complaints about scammers pretending to be from the government. The scams can be via phone call, email, text message, or even snail mail.
Monsoon whether is weird. Weather forecasting can be a little strange, too. Based on some reader questions, we reached out to a meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Phoenix to explore some finer points of monsoon meteorology.
The deadline applies to all residents of Arizona who wish to vote in the Aug. 28 election, which includes: primaries for Governor, Secretary of State, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Attorney General and other state offices; primaries for federal, county and City of Phoenix offices; plus numerous ballot measures.
A new public high school opens this fall in North Phoenix as Caurus Academy, an established K-8 charter school, launches grades 9 and 10 when school resumes Aug. 7.
When classes start Aug. 7, enrollment will range from less than 50 percent in some schools to over capacity in others. Find out why, and what might be done.
Existing home sales across the country fell in June for the third straight month as prices rose for the 76th straight month. The picture was similar locally.
A commercial real estate broker has offered to purchase a parcel of land owned by Anthem Community Council at the northwest corner of Parker Court and Daisy Mountain Drive, near I-17.
Six Flags is purchasing Arizona’s largest waterpark—Wet ’n’ Wild Phoenix, near 43rd Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Road.