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Flagstaff to join in historical Juneteenth celebrations

The Flagstaff community will help commemorate the historical end to slavery in the U.S. at an upcoming Juneteenth celebration.

Governor's Office projects school funding for upcoming year

The Arizona Governor's Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting has released an analysis that projects the state's school district and charter school funding for the FY 2019.

Pima County Supervisors approve extension of Valencia Road

Pima County Supervisors recently unanimously approved the Rocking K residential development and the financing of construction for the extension of Valencia Road.

Tucson to celebrate revitalized waterway in June

Tucson residents are invited to celebrate the return of an endangered species and foster public awareness of the revitalization of the Santa Cruz River this month.

Coconino County invites public to focus group on Superior Court judges

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors is inviting the public to attend the evaluation of the merit selection process of Superior Court judges from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 219 E. Cherry Ave. in Flagstaff.

Scottsdale won't need to hold Aug. 28 primary for City Council election

Because only six candidates have officially tossed their hats into the bid for three Scottsdale City Council seats, there will be no Aug. 28 primary.

Bowie railroad crossing designated as quiet zone

Cochise County's Bowie railroad crossing will be designated a "quiet zone" after complaints from residents regarding the excessive noise from the 40 trains that use the Central Avenue crossing each day.

City of Maricopa signals increase in primary property tax income

In accordance with Arizona statutes, the City of Maricopa has scheduled a public hearing and is notifying residents that the city will collect more in primary property taxes than in the previous year.

Coconino County north of the Grand Canyon enters Stage 1 fire restrictions

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors recently enacted its Wildfire Defense Ordinance Stage One fire restrictions for the section of the county that is north of the Grand Canyon.

Phoenix Sears store targeted for fall closure

Sears will close one more store this fall in Arizona, according to a recent company announcement.

ADOT to work on U.S. Highway 60 near Show Low

Motorists who will drive along the area are advised to prepare for any delays while crew work is ongoing.

5 Cochise County businesses receive Healthy Arizona Worksite Award

Five Cochise County employers have been awarded the “Healthy Arizona Worksite Award” in recognition for making their worksites a healthy and safe place.

Buckeye ranks 5th on list of fastest-growing cities in America

Moving up from seventh place last year, Buckeye is among the top 15 fastest-growing cities in the U.S. with a population of over 50,000.

Fry's donates $50,000 to Tucson Botanical Gardens after rejecting property bid

Fry’s property on the southeast corner of Grant and Alvernon, was placed on the market shortly after the store closed.

1 Sears store set to close in Arizona

Sears will close one store in Arizona this summer, according to reports.

Thrive Tucson Business Spotlight contest winners are recognized

Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, has announced the winners of its Thrive Tucson Business Spotlight contest via a “yellow carpet” event at the Roadhouse Cinemas.

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