Phoenix-area students, parents still adjusting to district’s four-day school week
Alejandro Barahona/Cronkite News | October 25, 2016 2:01 pm
One year after a Valley school district switched to a four-day school week, some parents and students still grapple with longer days and child-care schedules.
Maricopa County leaders extend deadline for possible Arizona D-backs stadium sale
KTAR.com | October 25, 2016 8:10 am
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors extended the deadline for a group of private investors interested in buying the Arizona Diamondbacks’ baseball stadium.
Phoenix named one of the top cities to build wealth
KTAR.com | October 25, 2016 5:50 am
Bankrate surveyed 21 different cities in the United States, and Phoenix was named the ninth best city for people to build wealth.
Country Music Awards exhibit unveiled in Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix
Martha Maurer | October 25, 2016 5:49 am
The Musical Instrument Museum opened an exhibit this week celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Awards.
Casino owner gives half-million to Arizona anti-pot campaign
Associated Press | October 25, 2016 5:06 am
The latest major donation to the campaign against legal recreational marijuana in Arizona came from Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson.
Spooky good time: Gilbert, Chandler honored as two of the best cities for Halloween
KTAR.com | October 25, 2016 5:00 am
According to a study by WalletHub, seven Arizona cities were named in the top 100 as the best cities for Halloween.
Parent company of Arizona’s largest electric utility to spend $1M on regulator race
Associated Press | October 24, 2016 6:48 pm
Pinnacle West Capital Corp. issued a statement Monday saying the spending was needed to counter spending by a major solar company backing two candidates.
County rejects Casa Grande medical marijuana festival
Associated Press | October 24, 2016 5:30 pm
The Casa Grande Dispatch reports that the “Errl Camp” was to be held at the Casa Grande Domes on Oct. 29 and 30.
Stop that bus! Phoenix extends transit services by three hours
Matt Faye | October 24, 2016 4:07 pm
The city of Phoenix has extended its transit service by three hours each day for all of Phoenix’s 44 bus routes and Dial-a-Ride services.
Report: Phoenix-area suburb approves first cemetery within town limits
KTAR.com | October 24, 2016 3:44 pm
The Gilbert Town Council has approved the first cemetery in history within town limits. The 20-acre cemetery is expected to open in 2019.
Online real estate company releases new mobile app in Phoenix
Matt Faye | October 24, 2016 3:19 pm
The online real estate company Opendoor has launched a new mobile app, giving buyers instant access to hundreds of homes for sale in the Phoenix area.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey limits Medicaid, state insurance opioid prescriptions
Associated Press | October 24, 2016 2:05 pm
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered the state’s employee insurance plan and its Medicaid plan to limit narcotic painkiller prescriptions in an effort to cut future opioid addiction
Young Salt River wild horse found shot to death in Arizona forest
KTAR.com | October 24, 2016 11:41 am
Someone has killed at least one young wild horse that lives along the Salt River near Phoenix.
The Latest: Hearing begins over future of polygamous towns
Associated Press | October 24, 2016 11:35 am
A key witness in the government’s effort to disband the police department in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border has begun testifying.
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