September 4, 2021

Sports

Badgers Dominate Glendale 27-13: PHS Sports Roundup

Photo: 24 Cody Leopold scored two touchdowns, along with 13 tackles in the win Varsity Football The Badgers opened up the season with a good road win over the Glendale Cardinals. It was a hot evening (around the triple digit) to start the season, but it did not seem to bother “The Mile High Boys”.

Emergency Services

Vehicle Crash Closes Willow Creek Road

On Thursday September 2, 2021 at around 12:18 pm, officers responded to a two vehicle head on collision, with injuries, that occurred just south of James Lane on Willow Creek Road. The driver of a 1999 Chevrolet pickup, a 28 year old man out of Mesa AZ, was traveling northbound and was witnessed passing another

Sports

Cactus Spoils Badgers Volleyball Home Opener 3-1: PHS Sports Roundup

Photo: 9 Amelia Diener uses a soft touch to get the ball over 7 Rylie Henige Volleyball After sweeping the Tempe Buffaloes  on the road 3-0 to open the season, the Badgers came home looking to pick up another win against the Cactus Cobras. The Cobras came to play, winning 3-1 over the Badgers in

State

Governor Ducey Recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Governor Doug Ducey issued a proclamation recognizing September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month to help raise awareness of the issue of suicide, mental health needs and available resources. Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in Arizona, and the second leading cause among the ages of 10-34. The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is

Employment

Jobless rate better, but flat, as Arizona employment, workforce surge

More workers than ever before are in Arizona’s labor force and the number of people with jobs has almost reached pre-pandemic levels, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the number of unemployed Arizonans remains higher than it was pre-pandemic, even though the overall jobless rate has dropped sharply

Opinion

Opinion: How a Three-Tier Justice System Hurts Good Cops

Good cops protect and serve. They do not lie to put an innocent teenager in prison, brandish a gun to silence a concerned citizen, or use a chokehold to injure an elderly military veteran. Unfortunately, bad cops have done all these things and then claimed immunity to escape liability. When courts let them off the

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