Deer Valley

lifeguard shortage, Phoenix, American Lifeguard Association
Jul 6, 2023

Another summer, another lifeguard shortage, as pools cut hours, openings

A $3,000 incentive program brought a boom in lifeguard applications to the city of Phoenix this year, but not enough lifeguards and pool managers to open more than 18 of the city’s 29 pools this summer.

tamales, cottage food industry, Hobbs, Legislature, lawmakers, veto, veto override
Apr 27, 2023

Bakers say butter is better, want it legalized 

The Arizona Legislature recently failed to override Gov. Katie Hobbs’ veto of a bill that would have expanded freedoms for people with cottage food licenses like Alison McKee, the owner of Big Tank Ranch Sourdough Bakery in Deer Valley.

veterinarians, University of Arizona, Midwestern University, Arizona Veterinary Loan Assistance Program, American Animal Hospital Association
Apr 25, 2023

Arizona’s veterinary medicine grads aid shortfall of vets in nation, state

Arizona has made veterinary school extremely affordable through a new loan repayment program.

banned books, Horne, Hoffman, legislature,
Mar 9, 2023

Senators give early approval to directing department to list banned books

State senators gave preliminary approval Thursday to a measure directing the Department of Education to come up with a list of books that are banned in public schools.