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Arizona Kmart store to close in March

A Kmart store in Arizona will close its doors in March as part of the parent company’s restructuring plans, Sears Holdings Corp. said this week.

Arizona State University-Tempe has most student athletes in state

Arizona State University-Tempe ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to an Arizona Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Arizona building permits: September 2018

Arizona issued 3,230 building permits for privately owned housing during September, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Arizona’s population rose 1.7% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Arizona’s population increased by 122,770, or 1.7 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Phoenix 64% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Phoenix is $176.34, 64 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned nearly $870,000 for Arizona schools in 2016

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott wrestling brought in $30,298 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Arizona that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Home affordability in Pinal County tanks

Pinal County had the lowest home affordability index in Arizona in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

CITY OF GOODYEAR: Indians and Reds Spring Training Tickets On Sale

Opening day at Goodyear Ballpark is Saturday, Feb. 23 with the Cincinnati Reds taking on their Ohio rival, the Cleveland Indians.

CITY OF GOODYEAR: StoryRise Goodyear in January 2019

A spoken-word workshop and concert for adults will be held at 6:00PM, January 3, 2019 at the Goodyear Branch Library located at 14455 W. Van Buren in Goodyear, AZ.

SERVPRO OF AVONDALE: Honors Everyday Heroes with Sponsorship of SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

SERVPRO is proud to announce the inaugural SERVPRO First Responder Bowl being played at historic Cotton Bowl Stadium. The newly renamed bowl is designed to honor the sacrifice and service of the brave men and women who are the first line of defense in local communities

SOUTHWEST VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Benevilla Awarded $75,000 Grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

Benevilla, the West Valley's premier non-profit family services agency is proud to announce they have been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust to assist with our mission of keeping seniors independent in their own homes as long as possible.

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Governor’s Office of Highway Safety grant aids ADOT crash-data gathering efforts

A grant from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety will help the Arizona Department of Transportation enhance the collection of vehicle crash data that, in turn, will allow transportation engineers, law enforcement and researchers better examine traffic collision trends, as well as the causes of fatalities and serious injuries.

TOWN OF MARANA: Mayor's Message: Promises made, promises kept

Construction of the new Marana Police Facility has reached completion at the Marana Municipal Complex, and last month celebrated its grand opening.

GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY: Awards $15.9 Million For New School Buses

First Round Of Awards Provides Low-Income Schools With 142 New School Buses

PIMA COUNTY: Supervisors OK funding second phase of Kino South Sports Complex expansion project

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Pima County Board of Supervisors approved, in a 3-2 vote, a $9.6 million increase in funding to the contract with Haydon Building Corp for the construction of Kino South Sports Complex.

MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE: MCC receives Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation grant for students to explore STEM degrees

Mesa Community College received a $10,000 grant from the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Grant Program to encourage low-income, underrepresented groups of students to pursue degrees and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

COCHISE COUNTY: New member appointed to County Career & Technical Education District Board

School Superintendent Jacqui Clay has appointed a new member to the Cochise County Career and Technical Education District (CTED) governing board.

GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY: Strengthens Arizona-Sonora Relationship

Governor Doug Ducey today co-signed three Memoranda of Understanding with Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich at the Comisión Sonora-Arizona/Arizona-Mexico Commission 2018 Annual Meeting Plenary Session in Hermosillo, Sonora.

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