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For the first time in its 52-year history, the Maricopa County Community College District will have some governing board members who were elected by voters across Maricopa County. Two at-large members have been elected to serve with the five members elected from districts around the county, beginning Jan. 1, 2015.
Gays are now legally marrying in Arizona.
If the ongoing political debates about education funding have not convinced you, a new study might: Arizona is the sixth worst place in the nation to be a teacher.
School officials are warning lawmakers that if they don't take a deal to settle the inflation adjustment lawsuit — and soon — taxpayers could be on the hook for another $1.3 billion.
Twenty years ago this month, when the first drops of Colorado River water poured into the retention basins at the Granite Reef Underground Storage Basin (GRUSP) near Mesa, it was predicted that storing water underground would be the wave of the future.
Doug Ducey apparently walked away with the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday, beating out five other contenders.
As we approach the primary election, Arizona is in an envious place right now. Of the six Republicans running for the governor’s office, each of the four front-runners arguably have the credentials to become a good governor for our state.
The questions were about improving Arizona's economy.
After living in Arizona my entire life and having been around and working with Arizona sheriffs like Cochise County sheriffs Jimmy Willson and Larry Dever, Coconino County Sheriff Joe Richards and Maricopa County Sheriff Jerry Hill, and even Joe Arpaio on one of his good days, it’s hard to imagine the new face of Arizona sheriffs is Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu.
Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series on the history of the Ahwatukee streets.
In the beginning there was dirt — and roads that were mere afterthoughts of other East Valley cities. For the most part, they didn’t lead to much of anywhere, as they dustily meandered west toward South Mountain.
Disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas may finally have qualified to get public funds in his bid to become the next governor.
Gov. Jan Brewer does not think much of proposals by some of those who would succeed her to eliminate the state income tax.
Saying immigrant children being bused to Arizona may be being placed in danger, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery warned federal officials Monday they may be violating state child abuse laws.
Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course owner Wilson Gee committed an array of errors in his Guest Commentary “An apology and the future of Ahwatukee Lakes” which appeared in the May 21 edition of the Ahwatukee Foothills News. Please allow me to correct the record.
Three weeks of football activities are finished.
Police officers who notify next of kin after someone has been killed can be held liable if they were wrong, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
Arizona authorities say they won't seek to extradite former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on rape charges until his sexual assault case in California is resolved.
Bob Bondurant began his racing career on a dirt bike, but he soon ended up behind the wheel of Corvettes, Ferraris and Shelby Cobras.
Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
An attorney for a California divorce lawyer accused of murder in Arizona says he expects that his client will get released from jail early next week in response to a judge's decision that threw out a jury's guilty verdict in the case and ordered a new trial.
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The field of Republicans who want to be governor got more crowded Wednesday, with the latest entry being a former California congressman.
For the past three years, Dr. Jessica and Dr. Tom van Oostrom have been getting all their ducks in a row to form a new Kyrene Elementary Band and Orchestra, and have seen prosperous success with the program.
Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children (PARC) has been working tirelessly to support our community by preventing the construction of the proposed South Mountain Freeway as a replacement for the current Pecos Road.