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Friday, June 05, 2020
Thursday, June 04, 2020

Data from Maricopa County Planning and Development Department shows some encouraging signs for the nation’s fastest-growing county. Building permit submissions are up substantially year over year, with a greater percentage of these being completed online. 

Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Sunday, May 31, 2020

The Peoria Unified School District governing board will vote on budget and override measures at its 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28, meeting.

Saturday, May 30, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020
Thursday, May 28, 2020

When schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Peoria launched a series of videos called “Home Hangouts.” More than 50 videos are available online for residents to craft, read, dance, paint, play a game or learn a new skill. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Memorial Day was called Decoration Day when it was first celebrated, May 30, 1866. It first honored soldiers who died during the Civil War, then American soldiers who died in any war.

Monday, May 25, 2020
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Friday, May 22, 2020
Thursday, May 21, 2020

As retail shops around the West Valley ponder reopening while following safety guidelines, there may be a model to follow: Goodwill of Northern and Central Arizona.

As COVID-19 continues to affect business across the Valley, funeral services and weddings are no exception. Resorts and funeral homes across Arizona continue to face hardship as the stay-at-home order lightens.

Gov. Doug Ducey announced May 15 that $300,000 in funding from the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund has been allocated to organizations that support senior citizens, the homebound and those who are medically fragile.

Retired paramedic Larry Delfs is being transferred to a long-term acute-care facility following his treatment that included a team of nurses from Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital. The Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital nurses traveled to Tucson twice to assist with patient care and staff education o…

Glencroft Center for Modern Aging in Glendale has taken the unique step of publicly reporting cases of COVID-19—even as the number who died there from coronavirus more than doubled over the last week.

While some are eager for a return to normalcy, others around the West Valley feel extreme caution is still needed in the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Risky Business” isn’t just the name of an ’80s Tom Cruise movie—it’s the unfortunate theme for many entrepreneurs, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Despite stay-at-home orders in Arizona, people across the Valley still need their functioning vehicles for essential business. In order to keep people moving to the places they need to go, auto shops are considered essential businesses and have remained open.

Sunday, May 17, 2020
Saturday, May 16, 2020

An estimated $301 million in repairs and improvements is needed over the next 15 years  for schools in the Peoria Unified School District, the district’s governing board was told May 1 during a budget study session.

Friday, May 15, 2020
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Making up almost half of the population in Arizona, according to 2019 data from the Office of Economic Opportunity, minorities are a large part of workers in the third fastest-growing state in the United States. 

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

West Valley residents may find it a little easier to get a COVID-19 test after the state began a three-Saturday blitz aimed at collecting samples from at least 60,000 Arizonans so officials can better determine how many people in the state are infected.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Arizona unemployment benefits will expand this month to cover workers who are not now eligible, to last longer than before and to pay more in weekly benefits to some jobless workers.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Seven people died of COVID-19 in Maricopa County April 30, according to the Department of Health. All were residents of long-term facilities. Seven more died of COVID-19 the next day, with five coming from long-term facilities.

Saturday, May 09, 2020
Friday, May 08, 2020

While some high school graduations are as up in the air as a graduation cap tossed by a senior, other ceremonies have been tentatively scheduled for State Farm Stadium.

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