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.
The Mellow Mushroom restaurant on Happy Valley Road was fined $9,000 and had its liquor license suspended for seven days for violating laws that led to three deaths on I-17 last year in a wrong-way driver crash.
Overnight on rural Arizona roadways, it’s not uncommon for vehicles to strike a dozen animals, including deer, antelope, elk and bear. Find out why these two months are the worst.
Sales of existing homes across NoPho, the I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, bounced back from a lackluster April to 206 in May, a 31 percent month-over-month jump and a 19 percent increase over May 2017. Ongoing tight inventory in most zones, along with the brisk sales, continued the years-long upward pressure on prices.
At last count, three brush fires had started Friday afternoon along I-17 from Table Mesa Road north to Black Canyon City, affecting southbound traffic.
Anthem Country Club Community Association will add a fee to the sale of all homes in the club. The new HOA-imposed fee, a quarter-percent of the sales price, will come atop an existing fee of the same amount applied to the sale of all homes in Anthem by the Anthem Community Council.
Chains dragging on the road started the 377 Fire in the mountains well north and east of Phoenix. While no threat to the Valley, the wildfire illustrates the risks this year as the statewide drought deepens after a dry winter and with no rain in sight.
Don't be surprised if your next new neighbor is from California. When people leave the costliest metro areas in the Golden State, Phoenix is one of their most likely destinations.
Anthem Community Council appointed Parkside resident Darrin Francom to fill a board seat. The leadership is now set, after in earlier meetings new officers were selected and Anthem's new CEO and COO were chosen.
Pets were rescued from a 5-acre fire brushfire Saturday in Black Canyon City that started in the back of a pickup truck and burned at least two homes and one other structure plus some sheds, along with at least 20 vehicles. New details were provided today on the fire, first reported yesterday afternoon.
A brush fire burned about 5 acres in Black Canyon City today, near I-17, and a preliminary report from Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical is that two structures were burned. Two firefighters sustained minor injuries, but there were no major injuries, DMFM Deputy Chief Dave Maxwell said.
Seventy-seven percent of respondents to a survey by In&Out Magazine and North Phoenix News said they’d switch if their favorite grocery store moved in. Find out why people shop where they do, and which stores are most desired.
After the euthanization earlier this week of a young male bear that wandered around front yards in Anthem and an adult female with cubs that found food left out by a resident near Pinetop, a third bear in the state has been put down. This one tried to break into a Payson home on its third visit, state Game & Fish officials announced today.