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.

North Phoenix Gas Price Survey

Prices at any given moment vary significantly even among stations just a few miles apart. We visited six stations between Happy Valley Road and Anthem on Thursday, April 13. Prices varied 15.7 percent between the cheapest and most expensive stations.

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Deadly Collision on I-17

A wrong-way vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of I-17 near the Happy Valley exit Friday, April 14 around 2:09 a.m., collided with a white passenger car, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The wrong-way driver and two people in the other car had to be extricated by Phoenix Fire, and all were pronounced dead at the scene, DPS reported.

Survey of Parents: DVUSD Wants Your Input

Deer Valley Unified School District is conducting its annual parent and community member satisfaction survey "to gather feedback and satisfaction with our schools and DVUSD leadership." The results will be used to help inform future improvements, according to a statement from the district.

I-17 Closures in Phoenix into June

Sections of I-17 along an 11-mile stretch in Phoenix will close during weekends for repaving. The closures will begin at 9 p.m. on Fridays and are scheduled to end by 5 a.m Mondays. This weekend, March 24-27, the interstate's southbound lanes will be closed between Glendale Avenue and Camelback Road.