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Breakfast to raise money for Scottsdale museum repairs

The Scottsdale City Council and the Scottsdale Firefighters Association will be hosting an old-fashioned pancake breakfast to raise money to repair flood damage to the Scottsdale Little Red School Historical Museum.

Goodyear to host forum on 86-acre recreation campus

The City of Goodyear will unveil information on its proposed recreation campus at a community meeting Thursday, based on feedback it has received from residents about what types of recreation activities they would like to see in the city.

Casa Grande seeks participants for Leadership Academy

The City of Casa Grande is looking for 25 members for its upcoming 2018 Leadership Academy, a free eight-week training opportunity that will mark its 15th anniversary in 2018.

Sierra Vista PD receives grant for DUI enforcement efforts

The Sierra Vista Police Department has received a $26,000 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to aid the department’s DUI enforcement efforts.

McCain tells Naval Academy students Americans need to 'wake up'

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, recently addressed the United States Naval Academy’s Brigade of Midshipmen, where he warned the group that America is “ignoring its moral and historical knowledge.”

Ducey seeks public-private partnerships for rest areas

Gov. Doug Ducey is asking the federal government to grant Arizona permission to initiate a pilot program that would allow the state to use its highway rest stops for public-private partnerships in the hopes of creating more revenue for the state.

Arizona State geophysicists release study on Tucson water conservation efforts

Geophysicists from Arizona State University have released a study that shows Tucson water conservation and management efforts have led to less land subsiding as well as a decrease in the loss of aquifer storage volume.

Innovation Pavilion to develop mixed-use campus in Florence

Innovation Pavilion has teamed with Pinal County and the Town of Florence to develop a mixed-use innovation campus in Florence.

Cochise County offers courses to boost Palominas property restoration

Cochise County is offering residents the opportunity to become an accredited professional in holistic management as part of its Highway/Floodplain Department’s plan to restore 480 acres of uncultivated farmland.

Surprise to vote on purchase of Circle City Water Co.

Residents of Surprise will vote in a special election this coming May to decide if the city will acquire the Circle City Water Co., a move that could grow the city’s allocation of Colorado River water by over 38 percent.

Hospital consolidations often fail to reduce costs, improve care, experts say

From Patient Daily

While multibillion-dollar mega-mergers at the top of the end of the health-sector chain garner headlines and potential regulatory scrutiny, hospital group consolidations are also concerning experts who believe they may not produce better care and lower costs.

Southeast Valley Realtors recognized for global business alliance

The Southeast Valley Regional Association of Realtors has become Arizona’s only award-winning Global Business and Alliances Council as named by the National Association of Realtors as a Gold Council 2017 Global Achievement Program.

Avondale offers grant funding for art programs

The City of Avondale is offering nonprofit agencies and educational organizations a chance to receive up to $1,000 in grant funding for art enrichment programs, community projects and special events that benefit the Avondale community.

Ducey recognizes law enforcement records personnel

In response to a request from the Scottsdale Police Records Supervisors and the Arizona Law Enforcement Records Managers Association, Gov. Doug Ducey recently proclaimed a “Law Enforcement Records Personnel Appreciation Day.”

Gilbert Chamber launches 'Adopt a Senior' holiday program

The Gilbert Chamber Foundation has begun its “Adopt A Senior” Program, marking the ninth year the foundation will help low-income, disabled and homebound seniors in conjunction with the Gilbert Senior Center.

City of Bullhead takes applications for commission vacancies

The City of Bullhead is now taking applications from volunteers to fill seats on two commissions that deal with the city’s franchise agreements and the city’s public transportation system.

Maricopa's Shop Local Copa Bingo! campaign receives state award

The City of Maricopa has received statewide recognition for its Shop Local Copa Bingo! Campaign 2016 by the Arizona Association for Economic Development.

Mesa celebrates century of electric and natural gas service

The City of Mesa is celebrating its 100 years of providing electric and natural gas service to its residents with a series of utility box artwork depicting an “energizing theme.”

Avondale plans to raise water rates by 6 percent

The City of Avondale has issued a Notice of Intent to raise water and wastewater rates by 6 percent beginning next year as the third phase of rate increases that are part of the six-year schedule the City Council approved in 2016.

Apache Junction PD receives traffic safety grant

The Apache Junction Police Department has received $54,000 in Governor’s Office of Highway Safety grants which it will use toward addressing speeding and drinking and driving.

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