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 brush fire that flared up along I-17 this evening near the Daisy Mountain Drive interchange was put out just after darkness fell.
While nothing like the total eclipse experienced along a 70-mile-wide shadow stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, in the Phoenix area, the sun was 63 percent covered at the maximum. These images were taken with an iPhone with eclipse glasses in front of the lens.
A total eclipse of the sun will be visible along a narrow path well north of Arizona. The view here will be of a partial eclipse. Find out how it works, what you can see, and how to view the event safely — looking directly at the sun will damage your eyes.
Crews battled a 10-acre brush fire in Black Canyon City Sunday afternoon, and the fire's progress was stopped by about 6:30 p.m.
Last week’s green light for an APS rate hike means a $6 monthly increase to the average customer’s bill, but your mileage may vary. APS provided details of the as-yet unnamed plans to In&Out Magazine and North Phoenix News.
Home prices in North Phoenix are above the national average, but nothing like the most expensive housing markets in the country. Imagine paying $1.1 million for a median-priced home. On the low end, move to the right little city and you could find a median-priced home under $100,000.
Business coming to Canyon Crossroads: Limon Tacos and Tequila, Burger King, Barros Pizza, The Pet Wellness Center, Pet Planet, Autozone, Devoted Family Dental, Pressed Cleaners, Great Clips and Pinky's Nails.
The Arizona Corporation Commission today approved a new rate plan for APS that will raise residential customers’ electric bills by $6 a month on average and offers some concessions to the rooftop solar industry.
A wrong-way driver on I-17 caused a head-on crash near the Sunset Point Rest Area that injured four people and closed the southbound lanes early this morning. The wrong-way driver and three victims in the other car all sustained serious injuries and were transported to Phoenix-area hospitals.
As meteor showers go, the weekend's Perseids should be a good one, if clouds don't obscure the night sky. Find out when, where and how to watch the "shooting stars" during the peak, Aug. 11-13.
The number of homes available for sale in North Phoenix and nationally continues to squeeze buyers' options, according to the latest reports.
Interstate 17 was closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon into early Wednesday morning due to a propane truck fire. The northbound lanes opened at 12:55 a.m., and the southbound lanes opened after 2 a.m.