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High speed internet comes to Cochise County’s rural libraries

Rural libraries across Cochise County now have access to high speed internet through provider Valley Telecom.

Greater Phoenix Chamber honors outstanding members

In its 50th season, Phoenix Suns are recognized as Economic Driver.

Disney College Program recruits at Mesa Community College

Through Mesa Community College, students can apply for the paid internships, which include earning college credits.

Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Take precautions during bee swarming season

With the arrival of spring also comes the presence of bees as this is their most active period. But if you find a swarm of unwelcomed bees, there are several steps you can take.

Local vendors sought for 2018 Coconino County Fair

Marking its 69th year, the Cococino County Fair is set for Aug. 31 to Sept. 3 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

Deadline nears for City of Surprise summer intern program

Surprise is offering teens between the ages of 15 and 19 a unique eight-week internship opportunity through its Summer Youth Employment Program.

State Supreme Court rules vote on school choice initiative will take place

Justices ruled those filing a challenge to the ballot initiative had no standing to question the validity of some of the more than 75,000 signatures presented by grass roots organizations and public school educators.

Pima County holds final hearing on Tucson Electric Power project

The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality recently hosted its final hearing for the community after soliciting feedback from the public on its proposed Tucson Electric Power Air Quality Permit.

Nationally, 4-year schools face borrower default rate of 8.95%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College, 41 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Avondale Police to accept unwanted prescription drugs

The event will take place on April 28 at the CVS Pharmacy at 280 N. Avondale Blvd.

Coconino County eyes next step in Facility Master Plan

The City of Flagstaff has decided to independently pursue a courthouse development project.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Surprise plans for sale of up to $40 million in bonds

In response to the upgrade of the City of Surprise’s General Obligation (GO) bond rating by Standard and Poor's, the City Council has authorized the first-ever Decide Surprise bond sale.

Marana seeks to fill vacancy on Town Council

The Town of Marana is accepting applications to fill the remaining Town Council term of Carol McGorray.

Tucson Chamber seeks professionals under 40 for Emerging Leaders Council

The Tucson Metro Chamber is looking for young, dynamic, engaged and driven individuals to be part of the organization’s Emerging Leaders Council.

Ducey pays tribute to state's first woman governor

The governor of Arizona: Douglas A. Ducey officially proclaimed April 5, 2018, as Rose Mofford Day, in the memory of Arizona's first woman governor Rose Mofford.

Cochise County court seeks volunteers to assist displaced children

Cochise County court invites volunteers who are willing to bring a change to the life of neglected children to participate in a two-day training program in Sierra Vista on April 20-21.

Foundations join with governor to help expand Pathways to Prosperity program

Four foundations and Gov. Doug Ducey are partnering with a center to lead a program to better marry the state's public education system to the needs of employers now and into the future.

Arizona ranks 5th in national economic momentum index

A recent index of State Economic Momentum, a quarterly report published by Washington, D.C., ranked Arizona No. 5 in the nation for its economic growth.

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