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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.
What's it like to fill the shoes of a firefighter? Find out in this Daisy Mountain Fire training session, open to everyone age 18 and up.
On this Election Day, some good news about the national bird: The number of bald eagle breeding sites set a statewide record, as did the number of hatchlings.
Home sales volume will likely flatten while prices continue to increase next year, though at a slower pace, according to an analysis by the National Association of Realtors.
North Valley Symphony Orchestra’s three youth ensembles—orchestra, strings & symphonettes—will perform their mid-season formal concert Dec. 1 and again Dec. 8.
North Valley Symphony Orchestra opens their seventh concert season with “Fall Fright Night” on Oct. 20.
These Community and Workplace classes, slated for November, use the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) curriculum and certified instructors.
Among all the arguments for seat belts, this crash in Yavapai County Sunday night is a pretty dramatic one.
More than 2,700 Arizonans will receive an initial payment of $964.00. This will be the first of three batches of checks mailed to potentially more than 11,000 eligible Arizona consumers.
If you have kids in a local high school, you might have heard about rampant vaping (smoking of e-cigarettes) in school bathrooms. And if you think e-cigarettes are harmless, you may find this perspective enlightening. It was provided this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The secretary of state is warning citizens who might be registering for the first time or updating their party affiliation to be wary of online sites or phone calls offering voter registration services. Find out the correct place to register.
The Secretary of State’s Office will conduct Town Hall meetings around the state to educate the public about the General Election ballot propositions. None are in North Phoenix but here are two that are closest.
I-17 will be closed in both directions up to seven times near New River late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, with each closure lasting up to 20 minutes. Other closures are planned between Thomas and Indian School roads.
A long stretch of Loop 303 in the West Valley will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 22, for a pavement-improvement project, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
In addition to the carnival, beer garden and live entertainment, the Oct. 20-21 event features handmade goods, culinary creations, art, jewelry, photography, candles and furniture. Vendors can register through Sept. 14.
ADOT is making investments with an an eye toward an interstate freeway that would run between the two largest cities in the country not directly connected by one. In Arizona, it would run from the Mexican border to Hoover Dam.
Drivers should expect heavy traffic on highways to and from popular destinations during peak travel times over Labor Day weekend, but no construction-related closures are scheduled, ADOT says.