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Analysis: College softball in Arizona grosses $5 million

University of Arizona softball tops the list of highest grossing programs in Arizona, reporting $948,362 – or $41,233 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Fowler, Northwest Landscaping receive Branding Iron awards

Marana Mayor Ed Honea recently presented the town's Branding Iron awards to Dr. Monica Fowler and to Northwest Landscaping during the 2018 Marana State of the Town Luncheon.

Coconino County creates position of forest restoration director

Jay Smith will oversee both the agency and operational opportunities for the development of the forest industry, and address Coconino County’s issues on public safety.

Tinder Fire prompts issuance of Air Quality Health Advisory

Smoke can create an unhealthy impact on residents, and the current hot and dry conditions can hinder smoke dispersion.

Sanchez receives Marana's Youth Legacy Award

The alumna of Marana High School is described as an advocate for public safety.

Report issues to city officials with the Scottsdale EZ app

This single, mobile-optimized system that helps local residents report issues quickly, and provides consolidated tracking and reporting system.

Budget director proposes new ambulance, police officers for Surprise

Surprise Finance Director Lindsey Duncan recently presented the City Council and city manager with a recommended $387.8 million budget for 2019.

Phoenix Chamber's forum guests discuss economic growth

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and its corporate partners recently hosted a forum with financial experts to discuss the metropolitan area's growing economy.

Cochise County extends mosquito monitoring program

In its regular meeting April 24, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors approved the continuation of an existing agreement with the Arizona Department of Health Services that monitors disease-carrying mosquitoes.

19,560 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Illinois schools

University of Phoenix reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Arizona Commerce Authority executive shares insights on state's future growth

Kevin Sullivan, senior vice president of Business Attraction at the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), was the guest speaker at the recent Economic Development Insider Series hosted by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Buckeye Youth Council places 2nd in DemocraSeed Final Showcase

The Buckeye Youth Council placed second in the recent DemocraSeed Final Showcase.

John Officer named to Marana Town Council

Marana Town Council recently appointed John Officer as a new councilman to fill a position left vacant due to the passing of Carol McGorray.

Cochise County expected to see 2.9% revenue increase for FY 2018/2019

Cochise County's regional economy is bouncing back after facing years of recession and income streams are ahead of predicted estimates.

Artful Play exhibition coming to Mesa's i.d.e.a Museum

The i.d.e.a Museum in Mesa is hosting the “Artful Play! Games & Toys” exhibition June 15 through Sept. 9.

Flagstaff under Stage 2 fire restrictions

The city of Flagstaff is officially under Stage 2 fire restrictions.

City of Surprise ranked 6th healthiest employer in valley

The City of Surprise was recently ranked the sixth healthiest employer among mid-size companies in the valley by the Phoenix Business Journal.

Buckeye residents invited to review city's proposed FY2018-2019 budget

Residents of Buckeye are invited to public meetings to review the city’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018-2019.

Gilbert celebrating Economic Development and Travel and Tourism Week

Mayor Jenn Daniels has declared May 6-12 as Economic Development and Travel and Tourism Week in Gilbert.

Cochise County launches new free dump days program

Cochise County recently relaunched its free dump days program called “One Trip, One Ton, One Time.”

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