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Ducey stresses education in State of the State Address

During his recent State of the State Address, Gov. Doug Ducey stressed the need to make education a top priority for the state, which has added $1.7 billion for K-12 education over the last three years, including specific investments for teacher pay for the first time in over a decade.

Marana seeks residents, community partners for Citizens' Forum

The Town of Marana is seeking applications for its Citizens' Forum, a group designed to focus on a variety of issues affecting the town and then presenting recommendations to the Town Council.

Urban Air Adventure Park to open this summer in Goodyear

The national family entertainment center Urban Air Adventure Parks will open a 35,000-square-foot trampoline and adventure park attraction in Goodyear this summer with plans to hire 60 employees at the new location.

Mesa's i.d.e.a Museum to host spring break camps

The i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa is inviting young people to plan to spend their spring break at the museum's Mini Maker and Wonder Camps, which are two hands-on STEAM programs for children ages 4 to 9.

Farhang & Medcoff adds bankruptcy practice through merger

The Farhang & Medcoff Law Firm has added a bankruptcy practice to its legal services through its merger with the law firm of Smith & Smith.

SkyBridge Arizona creates international air cargo hub

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will be home to SkyBridge Arizona's new operations, a move that is expected to create 17,000 direct and indirect jobs and marks the first international air cargo hub which will house Mexican and U.S. Customs.

A.T. Still professor receives grant for brain injury research

A.T. Still University professor and associate director for the Still Research Institute Dr. James Menke has received nearly $50,000 in funds for traumatic brain injury research, to include exploring treatment options for veterans.

University of Phoenix offers 2 new psychology degrees

The University of Phoenix has launched two new psychology programs in an effort to meet the demands of workplaces in the digital age.

Wood Partners leases apartment units in Alta Camelback

Wood Partners has begun leasing homes in its new 237-apartment unit in Uptown Phoenix, which is the first luxury apartment community in the area and includes a sky deck overlooking Piestewa Peak and Camelback Mountain.

ADOT receives environmental review authority for highway projects

The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration recently signed a memorandum of understanding that gives the ADOT environmental review authority and responsibility for certain projects.

Search is underway for new DriveTime CEO

Tempe-based DriveTime now has a vacant CEO post after an executive succession process has been completed by the company.

Hanna to manage Peoria office for West USA Realty

West USA Realty has appointed 25-year real estate industry veteran Veronica Hanna to the company's Peoria office manager post.

Glendale Elementary's Gilliam to serve on Arizona School Facilities Board

Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas recently appointed Glendale Elementary School District's director of maintenance and operations Gregory Gilliam as her designee to the Arizona School Facilities Board.

Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project moves forward

The Arizona Department of Transportation's Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project is moving along as the first interchange in Laveen is now taking shape.

Myers joins Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona as chief medical officer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has named nationally recognized Dr. Woodrow Myers Jr. as the company's chief medical officer and health strategist.

Greater Phoenix Chamber seeks graphic designer

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is seeking a graphic designer to coordinate the chamber's marketing, promotional materials and a variety of design and layout work.

Cochise County Library app gives users access to free online books

The Cochise County Library District has launched a new app for mobile devices that will allow library users to access thousands of free online books.

Cochise Health Social Services unveils new electronic WIC system

The Cochise Health and Social Services along with the Arizona Department of Health Services have introduced a new electronic system for individuals receiving benefits through the WIC program.

Tucson's RightSure Insurance acquires California firm

Tucson-based RightSure Insurance Corp. recently completed its 14th business acquisition by acquiring California-based Auto & Property Insurance Solutions.

Pima County issues air quality watch due to residual smoke

Due to the risk of elevated levels of smoke in the Pima County area, the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality watch.

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