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Former Apache Junction Fire Chief Paul Bourgeois' application to retire OK'd

The Superstition Fire and Medical District's Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Local Pension Board on Sept. 12 voted 5-0 to approve Paul Bourgeois' application to retire from the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System. Voting yes were Board Chairman Gene Gehrt and pension board members Ro


Apache Junction police: Lock your car, take your keys

The Apache Junction Police Department wants your help to reduce the opportunity of crime to your vehicles. Always lock your car every time that you park it and take the keys with you. This will decrease the chances that a thief will try to get inside and look for something to take. Remove temptation


Top 10 mascots in Arizona high school sports

Like this topic? You may also like these photo galleries: Lions, tigers, and bears - oh my! Those are just three names on a long list of overused high school mascots across the country. These days, you'd be hard-pressed to find a high school with a nickname you've never heard. However, there are man

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 19:06:53

Motorcyclist killed in Saguaro crash

Maricopa County Sheriff's Deputies reported a 23-year-old Colorado man was killed in a motorcycle accident at about 8:47 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19, on northbound Saguaro Boulevard, about 300 feet south of Rand Drive. Witnesses told investigators that they heard the sound of a motorcycle revving its en

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-20 20:32:00

Development fees, local guidelines explained

The Town of Fountain Hills has a development fee structure attached to every dwelling constructed within the community. The recent dispute between Park Place Developer N-Shea group and the Town of Fountain Hills has gotten some residents asking how, exactly, that system works. The system allows the

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

SOTH offers Bible study fellowship

Women's Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) is being offered at Shepherd of the Hills (SOTH) Lutheran Church at 9:15 a.m., every Thursday, in the sanctuary located at 16150 E El Lago Blvd. This is an in-depth interdenominational Bible class for people of all ages and backgrounds. Anyone interested in study

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Fountain Park is one special place

The controversy that has developed around the proposed lagoon and beach area at Fountain Park brings back memories of other "improvements" that have been proposed for the park facility over the years. A consultant to McCulloch Properties Inc., the original master developer of the community, Henry Al

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Gilbert to pay GoDaddy $800,000 to stay in town

Gilbert has agreed to pay GoDaddy more than $800,000 to remain in the town, and the company in turn has signed a new 10-year lease. GoDaddy will invest $15 million on improvements to its call center in the El Dorado Tech Center Business Park, at 2299 West Obispo Ave., Suite 201. The call center is t

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

#MeatlessMonday: 11 veggie burgers that are tasty, filling, healthy

Ocotillo Restaurant and Bar | In the falafel burger ($14), parsley, garlic, cumin, garlic and coriander are mixed into a chickpea patty that's fried to a delicate crunch. Baba ghanoush, lettuce, tomato, mint, yogurt and feta complete the experience. | Details: 3243 N. Third St., Phoenix. 602-687-90

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-18 16:41:16

Education group fights for higher pay for EV teachers

The Arizona Education Progress Meter, a joint project from Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona, is challenging the state to raise elementary teacher pay to the national median within five years. In order to meet the goal - which would see the median salary for elementary te

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 12:05:00

Woman seriously injured in ATV rollover at McDowell Sonoran Preserve

The McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale. The Republic Fullscreen Bill Craig (left) and Steve Fleming hike on a new trail that is under construction in Fountain Hills and Scottsdale on April 25, 2014, which will link the preserves in the two communities. The trail would be the Andrews-Kinsey t

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-19 16:01:26

Eagle Scout, agencies help save housing for EV needy

After a year filled with hardship, the future is bright for Mesa nonprofit House of Refuge thanks to the generosity of the East Valley community and an enterprising Eagle Scout named Landon Pickering. The organization first ran into trouble last year when it - and 200 other transitional housing prog

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Fort McDowell awards $56K to local education

The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has awarded a total of $56,000 in Prop 202 gaming grants to Fountain Hills entities for the 2017 year. The Fountain Hills Unified School District will receive $51,000 and the Golden Eagle Education Foundation, Inc. will receive $5,000. The Golden Eagle Education Foun

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Tempe Union administrator among Gilbert superintendent candidates

Anna Battle, the Tempe Union assistant superintendent who lost a competition to be the high school district's next superintendent, is among four finalists for Gilbert Public Schools' superintendent position. All four candidates will meet the public in a forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Campo Ve

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

PD: Mesa man accused of choking 5-year-old son with a clothes hanger

MESA, AZ - A Mesa man is accused of using a clothes hanger to choke his five-year-old son. Mesa police report that on September 12 they were contacted by school officials regarding a 5-year-old boy who came to school with marks on his chest and neck. A nurse documented "cuts and scratches on the chi

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:32:08

Woman dies in ATV accident in Cave Creek

CAVE CREEK, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Firefighters say a woman has died in an ATV accident in Cave Creek. The Rural Metro Fire Department says a woman in her 30s was found underneath an ATV near 136th Sreet and Lone Mountain on Tuesday. Lone Mountain Rd at 136th St is closed after someone discovers a body next

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-19 17:46:00

WB US 60 closed in Mesa for deadly crash investigation involving a pedestrian

Westbound US 60 is closed for a deadly crash investigation involving a pedestrian in Mesa, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Westbound US 60 has been closed at Val Vista Drive since about 3:45 a.m. for the investigation and will remain closed for an unknown amount of time. Traff

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-19 14:36:00

Deadly crash involving pedestrian closes US 60 in Mesa

MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Authorities say a deadly crash involving a pedestrian has closed the US 60 in Mesa. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a fatal crash between a car and pedestrian under the Val Vista overpass has shut down the westbound lanes of US 60. Please avoid the area. This is a b

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-19 11:59:00

Mesa police: Impairment suspected in fatal weekend crash

A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal collision in Mesa over the weekend, and authorities suspect impairment played a role. Erich McCarter, of Tempe, was driving west on Emerald Avenue toward Stapley Drive when he was involved in a crash that resulted in someone's death late

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-18 23:00:16

Fire destroys multi-million dollar Scottsdale home

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Firefighters say a fire destroyed a multi-million dollar home in north Scottsdale overnight. The 6,400 square-foot home is described as a "total loss" by firefighters after a fire tore through the home near Pima and Thomas Peak Parkway. Fire officials say the home was full

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-19 12:56:00