A community leader, advocate, champion for women, and Arizona’s longest-serving judge, Elizabeth R. Finn, Glendale’s former presiding judge, will be honored for serving others on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
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Saturday, September 18, 2021
An intergenerational group of climate advocates, policymakers, parents and grandparents called on Sens. Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema Sept. 10 to invest in bold climate policies through support of the federal Build Back Better Agenda.
Friday, September 17, 2021
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Climate change, water conservation, energy consumption and environmental policy highlight Marco López Jr.’s list of priorities for this campaign to be governor.
Monday, September 13, 2021
Sunday, September 12, 2021
With the health and safety of staff, patrons and volunteers creating concern at a time of rapidly rising COVID-19 infections in Arizona, Theater Works will not open “A Curiouser Nutcracker.”
Friday, September 10, 2021
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation declared a Tier I Colorado River water shortage, leaving many Peoria residents questioning what this means for their water supply.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
Sunday, September 05, 2021
Changes to state law mean drivers who purchase alternative fuel vehicles will pay the same vehicle license tax (VLT) rate as other drivers by 2023. The change in VLT rates is phased in, starting Jan. 1, 2022.
Friday, September 03, 2021
Thursday, September 02, 2021
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Friday, August 27, 2021
On the 20th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers, participants will have the chance to complete the 9/11 Memorial Tower Challenge at Gila River Arena.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
The 2020 census counts are in, and Peoria’s population has grown to 190,985, an increase of more than 35,000 residents since 2010. As such, the city of Peoria has started the federally mandated redistricting process to redraw district boundaries.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Glendale officials and the Arizona Cardinals are collaborating with Peoria-based Plaza Companies to plan an innovative and vibrant mixed-use project that is expected to spur economic development for the city and the region.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
The Peoria Police Department, through a partnership with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, is hosting an interactive motorcycle safety class from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11.
Monday, August 16, 2021
Special Olympics Arizona’s Copper State Raffle is underway and tickets are still available, but the second winner of the raffle has been drawn and revealed.
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Lori Ament said she and her husband both work full time to support themselves and their 5-year-old son and are getting by. But not much more.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Friday, August 13, 2021
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Our world is slowly returning to normal as more Arizonans become vaccinated and restrictions start to lift. Now it is time to catch up on critical health screenings and preventive health visits that have been suspended or delayed due to the pandemic.
Monday, August 09, 2021
Saturday, August 07, 2021
Brianna Carrasco remembers her mother, Brenda Carrasco, as a kind-hearted soul who was always there for her and her three siblings. She knew she could depend on her mom for anything.
Friday, August 06, 2021
Amid rising COVID-19 infections across the state, the city of Peoria is now requiring everyone, vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear face masks inside city buildings. These requirements went into effect on July 29 and apply to visitors and employees.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
A Peoria firefighter and an adult man have been released from the hospital following a chlorine bucket explosion at a Peoria home, according to Capt. Mark Barbee, PFD public information officer.
Monday, August 02, 2021
As the Valley reaches record-breaking temperatures, Phoenix Rescue Mission is also breaking records. The mission’s Street Outreach Team has rescued 120 men, women and children off the streets since launching its Code: Red Summer Heat Relief effort in May.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Verizon authorized retailer Round Room LLC is giving away 140,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children across the United States through its TCC and Wireless Zone.
Friday, July 30, 2021
Despite an $11.8 billion unfunded liability owed by more than 300 Arizona municipalities, counties and state agencies, some encouraging trends are emerging in the system that provides pensions for nearly 60,000 retired first responders, corrections officers and qualifying elected officials.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Gov. Doug Ducey’s office of education demanded a change in Peoria Unified School District’s COVID-19 mitigation strategies for the upcoming school year, stating it was unlawful.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Friday, July 23, 2021
With the city of Peoria having recently completed a string of community engagement opportunities, officials are continuing to plan for further development of Paloma Community Park.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Peoria Firefighter Charities is giving away backpacks filled with school supplies in a drive-thru giveaway at the Community Center parking lot from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 31.