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Total West Nile cases in humans in Maricopa County so far this year have exceeded the total for all of last year.
Most of the fires were human caused, including vehicles parked in tall grass, debris burns, and welding.
Arizona saw fewer crashes, fewer fatal crashes, fewer injury crashes and fewer crash-caused injuries, yet total crash deaths rose to just more than 1,000.
ADOT plans brief overnight closures and delays while crews refresh the lane lines from 10 p.m. Sunday, June 9 to 5 a.m. Monday.
While swimming near the shoreline, a man ventures farther out and goes under while family and friends are unable to reach him.
On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, Phoenix voters will decide on two ballot measures relating to pension reform and light rail.
The ban includes campfires, fire pits, and charcoal grills in all Maricopa County parks. Gas/propane grills can be used in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites.
North Valley Symphony Orchestra (NVSO) will close out their season and kick off the summer with a patriotic musical tribute to America May 11.
The fourth time is not a charm as the mother eagle destroys the egg, putting an end to the hapless pair’s hopes for a chick this year.
Patti Graetz, well known vocalist and conductor in the Valley and beyond, takes on the new dual role.
Anthem Youth Advisory Council (AYAC) invites youth entering grades 9-12 to serve their community, develop leadership skills and become a voice for Anthem’s younger population.
The Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) shares roadway rules when it comes to signs, parking and other common issues with spaces outside the paved road.
Game and Fish needs volunteers to assist with a variety of activities, including kids fishing and Lake Paddlemore, at the Outdoor Expo, March 30-31, at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix.
Kids will rehearse with adult members of the North Valley Symphony Orchestra, then perform a concert at the all-day Spring Strings Festival in April. Registration is open now.
Tickets are on sale for ProMusica’s 2nd Annual Musical Champagne Salon, slated for Feb. 9 in “an exquisite private home in the Anthem Country Club.” Music by soloists and small ensembles, plus hors d’oeuvres, desserts, champagne and wine.
The Arizona Corporation Commission voted today to begin a regulatory audit and a rate review of APS “following numerous complaints of increased electricity bills by customers of the utility.”
The substation lobby now will be open to the public and staffed Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A ceremony at the Anthem Civic Building Dec. 8 will mark the shift.
Fraudsters this time of year target unsuspecting tax filers and tax professionals with tax-related scams that are over the phone, text or email. The state department of revenue has some advice.
Most motorists will pay a new fee of $32 per vehicle, per year, starting Dec. 1. Street-legal golf carts and primarily off-highway vehicles will pay $5. The funds will support Highway Patrol operations plus highway maintenance and construction.
The good news comes after a handful of deaths were reported in each of the past four years.