News & Analysis

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.

DVUSD Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2018 is Underway

Registration has begun for kindergarten students who will attend a Deer Valley Unified School District school in fall 2018. To be eligible, a kid needs to be 5 years old by Aug. 31, 2018. Or, early entry testing is available for children who will be 5 years old between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018.

Holiday Performances in North Phoenix

While you’ll need to trek downtown to see a full production of “The Nutcracker,” several shows right here in the North Valley aim to get you in the spirit of the season. Find out what's coming from ProMusica, Musical Theatre of Anthem, Starlight Community Theater and the North Valley Symphony Orchestra.

10 Reasons to $hop Local

As the holiday shopping season approaches, campaigns encourage residents to shop local. For good reason. Patronizing local retail stores, or frequenting locally owned restaurants and coffee shops instead of chains, has direct fiscal impacts on the local economy and your neighbors’ job prospects, as well as social benefits.