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Marana Aerospace Solutions, Ascent Aviation Services agree to merger

Marana Aerospace Solutions and Ascent Aviation Services have agreed to merge to improve service offerings.

APS, Phoenix Suns award $50,000 in grants for STEM-based school projects

The APS Foundation and the Phoenix Suns have awarded $50,000 worth of mini-grants to teachers from 25 Arizona classrooms to promote hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) projects.

Salt River Project celebrates five-year anniversary of Business Resource Center

Salt River Project celebrated the five-year anniversary of its online Business Resource Center,, a free resource offering business tools, seminars and expert advice, at a luncheon last week with community partners and entrepreneurs.

Arizona Corporation Commission's enhanced filing system streamlines annual-report filing process

The Arizona Corporation Commission said its enhanced system makes it faster for corporations to file annual reports online and without fees for expedited service.

Cybersecurity should be a key concern of small businesses, expert says

Businesses, from the largest to the smallest, face a growing threat from cyberattacks, and addressing those threats should be a key issue for all companies, Mark Pribish of Phoenix-based Merchants Information Solutions (MIS) said in an article posted on the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce website.

Bob's Biker Blast raises $250,000 for Phoenix Children's Hospital

More than 8,000 bikers, motorcycle enthusiasts and music lovers gathered last month at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale for the 5th annual Bob's Biker Blast where they had fun and raised money for a good cause.

Cigna names president for health care benefits plans in Arizona

Cigna recently appointed Ralph Holmes as president and general manager of commercial health care benefits plans in Arizona.

Tucson Electric Power volunteers spread holiday cheer

Tucson Electric Power employee volunteers are spreading cheer during the holiday season, hanging lights on parade floats and trees, lighting candles at festive events and offering up gifts.

Ducey names two appointees to fill Supreme Court of Arizona vacancies

Gov. Doug Ducey recently appointed Arizona Court of Appeals Judge Andrew Gould and Arizona Solicitor General John Lopez, IV to the Supreme Court of Arizona.

Poll: U.S. voters blame drug makers for rising cost of prescription drugs

Like numerous members of Congress, Arizona’s senior U.S. senator, John McCain, has engaged on the issue of rising prescription drug prices. 

Maricopa County judge appointed to Arizona Court of Appeals seat

Gov. Doug Ducey named Maricopa County Superior Court Judge James Beene to fill the a vacancy on the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, created by the retirement of Judge Maurice Portley.

Tucson-based Grannus moving ahead withn ammonia plant project

Tucson-based Grannus LLC said it has chosen Plant Process Equipment (PPE) to be its management company for engineering, procurement and construction on an ammonia-plant project in Kern County, California.

Salt River Project offers tips to save energy during the holiday season

Salt River Project is offering tips to lower energy bill during the holiday season, when ovens, stoves and holiday lights can all mean increases in energy bills.

Greenway Middle School students to be honored for completing financial education program

The MassMutual Foundation and Paradise Valley Unified School District are teaming up for a celebration to honor Greenway Middle School students who have completed the MassMutual Foundation's FutureSmart financial education program designed for middle schoolers.

RE/MAX Omni Consultants to host fundraising event to benefit pediatric brain condition research

The RE/MAX Omni Consultants group is hosting the black-tie-optional Winter Gift of Giving Gala Dec. 17 to benefit pediatric hydrocephalus research at the Phoenix Children's Hospital.

SRP offers safety tips for holiday decorating with lights, other electric decor

SRP, the Valley’s largest provider of electricity, urges customers to stay safe this holiday season when working with decorative lights, surge protectors and extension cords.

Crews relocate utilities for Interstate 10/Loop 202 interchange project

Signs of progress are underway on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway project as crews relocate utilities so construction can begin.

Fitzgerald wins Cardinals' Walter Payton Man of the Year award

Team president Michael Bidwill recently presented Larry Fitzgerald with the Cardinals’ Walter Payton Man of the Year award for his selfless acts of kindness.

Home baking: an issue that unites right and left

Loosening restrictions on home baking and other domestic food making is an issue that unites both sides of the political spectrum, according to an advocacy group that pushes for fewer restrictions.

Arizona approves National Healthcareer Association pharmacy technician certification exam

National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) has been recognized by Arizona as an approved certification, meeting the licensure requirements for the field.

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