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School funding keeps pace with inflation, but "problems persist" in low-ranked Arizona

As a new school year gets underway, districts in Arizona can at least know their funding will keep pace with inflation thanks to the successful passage last year of a ballot initiative freeing up funding from state trust land.

ADOT announces lane restrictions due to I-10 resurfacing work

Arizona drivers will face some road work over the next week as part of the state’s Interstate 10 pavement improvement project.

Buckeye seeks vendors for Halloween Carnival

Organizers for the 77th annual Halloween Carnival in Buckeye are seeking vendors, including clubs, school groups and nonprofits, to join the festivities by overseeing Halloween-oriented carnival games, sponsoring a booth or helping with food options.

Annual Safety Works Expo to be held Sept. 19

The annual Safety Works Expo will be held Sept. 19 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, presented by CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Co.

Surprise City Hall becomes satellite voting site for November special election

Registered voters in Maricopa County now have a satellite voting site to drop off their ballots for the November special election cycle, as well as new hours and dates for voting.

Cochise County comes together to discuss Community Health Improvement Plan

About 150 people came together recently to contribute input regarding Cochise County's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

Pima County relocates Youth Employment Center to Commerce Park Loop

The Pima County Community Services Employment and Training Development (CSET) department has relocated its Youth Employment Center in order to allow for better access and proximity to other county services.

Coconino County awards contract for land-use study

Coconino County has awarded MAKERS Architecture & Urban Design the contract for the county’s Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), which is part of $532,700 in grant money received from the Department of Defense.

Prestamos CDFI partners with Avondale for small-business lending

Phoenix-based Prestamos CDFI LLC is teaming up with the city of Avondale to help local entrepreneurs achieve tangible goals through the Avondale Small Business Lending Program.

Chino Valley charts 2017 Territorial Days

Chino Valley’s upcoming 2017 Territorial Days weekend event will celebrate the town’s 100 Years of Education & History with events in various locations.

Goodwill donor director talks finding your passion at Professional Women's Alliance luncheon

At the Professional Women's Alliance luncheon on Aug. 8, Kimberly Hall, director of donor development at Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona, spoke about finding your passion and how she discovered her own.

United Food Bank in need of donations after freezer break

The United Food Bank is sending out an urgent plea to the community for food donations after a recent loss of over 21,000 pounds of food due to a main freezer malfunction.

Tempe Public Works Department says city's drinking water back in compliance

The Tempe Public Works Department has said the city’s drinking water has now returned to compliance after it exceeded the maximum containment levels of trihalomethanes (TTHMs), a known carcinogen, in June.

Over 250,000 bottles of water donated to Mesa’s water challenge so far

Campaigning by local leaders has yielded over 267,000 donated bottles of water since June for the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign’s One Ton Water Challenge.

Realtors of Arizona Political Action Committee riders to rally across Arizona

Realtors of Arizona Political Action Committee (RAPAC) is revving up for a two-day road trip complete with meals and lodging.

Maricopa County board of supervisors picks panel to help choose new state representative

The Maricopa County board of supervisors has selected the citizens panel that will choose the candidates for the Legislative District 4 seat in the Arizona House of Representatives.

Ducey names Napper to Yavapai County Superior Court

Gov. Doug Ducey recently appointed John Napper to fill a vacancy on the Yavapai County Superior Court.

SAVAHCS, Pima County partner to empower veterans

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) is making a supportive housing and job-training program accessible and expanding available resources to area military veterans through a partnership with Pima County’s Kino Veterans Workforce Center.

AZ Pure Water Brew Challenge slated for Sept. 9 in Tucson

In an effort to raise awareness of purified drinking water’s potential, 26 regional brew masters will gather Sept. 9 in Tucson for the AZ Pure Water Brew Challenge, with results released the following day. receives international recognition has been recognized by the National Association for Court Managers (NACM) and the International Association for Court Administration (IACA) for its services and access to the public.

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