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The state’s jobless rate dropped last month — but just a bit — indicating that Arizona’s recovery is languishing.
Pull into the parking lots at Salt River Project’s headquarters in Tempe and you will notice electric vehicle charging stations sprinkled throughout for the convenience of employees and customers.
Boulder City, Nev. -- It’s easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID.
Straight off his win in a vicious City Council race, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio promised the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce he’ll be focusing on ending pension spiking, promoting job creation, restoring city services, and providing more funding for domestic violence and homelessness in his next term.
Some urban hotels, restaurants and gas stations could soon get a perk now available only to their rural counterparts.
Those recognizable blue signs lining Arizona’s rural highways that advertise services ahead for travelers will now be coming to Arizona’s metropolitan areas. Installation of the logo signs that point drivers to gas, food, lodging and other accommodations is set to begin along Valley freeways in November.
On July 31, signs went up banning bicycles from access to the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort. This is a 1.7-mile two-lane road that winds along a beautiful artificial stream on its way to the resort entrance. This road is very popular among local cyclists, who travel it mostly in the early morning hours. The signs were erected at the request of the Wild Horse Ranch Development Authority. This is a private road and not subject to the bicycle access requirements of public roads.
This new partnership was first disclosed in your paper on July 31 by Allison Hurtado, who provided details about the new entity.
The Legends Entertainment District, a first-of-its-kind joint venture between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns, announced a new partnership with Ram and Dodge. The partnership features a custom 3-D super graphic of the new Ram 1500 truck as well as a static super graphic featuring the Dodge Dart.
A private company has submitted a proposal to build the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway with private funds, which could allow the freeway to be built quicker and with less expense.
Arizona’s jobless rate dropped a 10th of a point last month on strong gains in construction employment — gains that may not really be there.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
I have a book in my personal library titled, “How to Lie with Statistics.”
Owners of The Lakes Golf Course have decided not to continue to fill a lake on Lakeside Boulevard in Ahwatukee now that the golf course has shut down for business. That is forcing the neighboring homeowners association’s pond to dry up and residents are scrambling to save stranded fish and turtles.
The Department of Administration reports Arizona’s jobless rate last month was 7.9 percent. That’s the third straight month at that level.
Editor’s note: This is part one of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
Phoenix police said they arrested a volunteer drama teacher from Mountain Pointe High School yesterday after a former student told police he had a relationship with the teacher while a minor.
Beer fans can get a lift to this weekend’s big brew party.
Arizona’s economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
Arizona's economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
Arizonans have devised a variety of ways to retreat from the scorching summer heat, including relaxing indoors or poolside, or escaping it entirely for a summer vacation. However, there’s one thing that can’t escape from the sizzling temperatures — your ride.
A five-year bus service contract awarded by Phoenix City Council on March 20 will have a minimal increase to Phoenix’s public transit budget.
The state's jobless rate inched down just a bit last month amid weaker than expected showing in retail and health care employment.
The state’s jobless rate jumped a tenth of a point in January to 8.0 percent.