Ozone high-pollution advisory issued for May 2

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued an ozone high-pollution advisory for Maricopa County effective Tuesday, May 2. This advisory is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for ozone, according to a press release. Ground-level ozone is formed by a chemical reaction among sunlight, nitrogen oxides (NOx) […]

Ozone high-pollution advisory issued for May 1

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued an ozone high-pollution advisory for Maricopa County effective Monday, May 1. This advisory is due to ozone levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for ozone, according to a press release. Ground-level ozone is formed by a chemical reaction among sunlight, nitrogen oxides (NOx) […]

Sunny with gentle breezes Sunday

For Sunday plan on highs in the low 80s north to middle 80s in the Valley and points southwest, according to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County’s forecast. See the previous 24 hour’s rain totals at http://alert.fcd.maricopa.gov/alert/Rain/htmlprec.txt. “Sunday – still mostly sunny with only gentle breezes.  Warming a bit, with highs in the low […]

ADOT weekend freeway travel advisory for April 28-May 1

  A stretch of northbound Interstate 17 near downtown Phoenix will be closed this weekend for rubberized asphalt resurfacing. The Arizona Department of Transportation also says Interstate 10 ramps to northbound I-17 at the “Stack” interchange will be closed. Drivers should consider alternate routes to steer clear of the restrictions. Here is ADOT’s list of […]

Westbound Interstate 10 to close late Thursday night to move heavy equipment

Motorists traveling to the West Valley late Thursday night should plan ahead for a closure of westbound Interstate 10 at 59th Avenue due to ongoing work related to the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. The closure will last for approximately three hours between 11 p.m. Thursday, April 27, and 5 a.m. Friday, April 28, when […]

ADOT weekend freeway travel advisory for April 21-24

A stretch of northbound Interstate 17 near downtown Phoenix will be closed this weekend for rubberized asphalt resurfacing. The Arizona Department of Transportation also says Interstate 10 ramps to northbound I-17 at the “Stack” interchange will be closed. Drivers should consider alternate routes to steer clear of the restrictions. Here is ADOT’s list of planned freeway restrictions this weekend (April 21-24):

Profile on Fluff It Marshmallow in Gilbert

  After losing a family member, a Gilbert woman found comfort in baking and decided to turn her passion into a full-time career. There is no right or wrong way to cope with the death of a loved one. While some simply let time heal their wounds, others find more comfort in devoting themselves to […]

Time’s running out for Arizonans to claim millions in old tax refunds

  Arizonans have until Tuesday to claim close to $25 million in tax refunds left on the table from the 2013 tax season, part of more than $1 billion nationally in unclaimed refunds from that year. Those estimates came in a March report from the Internal Revenue Service, which is encouraging taxpayers to come forward […]

Loop 101 North closed in Tempe area, according to ADOT weekend freeway travel advisory for April 14-17

Drivers should consider alternate routes while a stretch of northbound Interstate 17 southwest of downtown Phoenix is closed this weekend for rubberized asphalt resurfacing. Alternate routes include westbound I-10 starting near Sky Harbor International Airport. The Arizona Department of Transportation says a stretch of northbound Loop 101 will be closed Friday night and Saturday morning […]

Families encourage Arizona residents to register as organ donors

  When Carie Semenko took her infant daughter Miela to the hospital nearly a year ago, she thought they’d soon be back home. Then, doctors told her Miela needed a new heart. Miela had an enlarged heart and spent 54 days in intensive care, including 20 days waiting for a heart transplant. “The longest days […]