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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.”

Pima Animal Care Center helps Tucson resident rehome bunnies

Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) recently took a commendable initiative to rehome 20 baby bunnies from a property owner who hasn't the resource to care for them anymore. PACC took this step through a bid for adoption on April 23.

Eastbound I-10 exit ramp at 59th Avenue closed

The eastbound I-10 off-ramp at 59th Avenue is now permanently shut down as part of the interchange project to connect the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway with Interstate 10 in the West Valley.

Pima County sets budget hearing schedule

The Pima County Board of Supervisors has set its fiscal year 2018 budget hearing schedule.

City of Surprise releases results from retail/restaurant survey

The City of Surprise recently released results of its identifying the most liked restaurants and retail shops in the community.

Avondale Public Library will accept food for fines through May

In an effort to fill the shelves of local food banks, Avondale Public Library will accept non-perishable food items in exchange for fines through its Food for Fines program.

Credit Union West honors U.S. military veterans with reserved parking space

Credit Union West is honoring those who serve in the military with reserved parking spaces for veterans at six of its branch locations in Phoenix.

Pima County to use new designations for Historic Landmark Zones

The Board of Supervisors has modified Pima County’s zoning code to add a new category of historic overlay zone: the “Historic Landmark Zone.”

Ducey expresses sympathy for Bush family

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey recently ordered the state's flags flown at half staff in observation of the passing of former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.

Pima County issues air quality advisory

The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has issued an air pollution advisory for the excess level of particulate matter, which has caused “Unhealthy Levels for Sensitive Individuals” throughout Pima, due to high winds and lack of rain.

Coconino residents can sign up for emergency notifications

The said emergency system will send calls, emails, or text alerts directly to those who have signed up via website

Medical marijuana to be grown in Wilcox facility

A former agricultural site located at East Gaskill Road in Willcox will be converted into a medical marijuana facility following this month's approval from the Cochise County Planning & Zoning Commission.

Tucson Chamber supports sales tax for roadway maintenance

The Tucson Metro Chamber Board of Directors has endorsed the Pima County Sales Tax Advisory Committee's recommendation of offsetting a ½-cent sales tax increase for roadway maintenance with a reduction in property taxes.

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