279 Homes Proposed Near Gavilan Peak

279 Homes Proposed Near Gavilan Peak

Views of Gavilan Peak will grace the homesites proposed on several adjacent parcels between Anthem and New River. Photo by Robert Roy Britt The I-17 corridor between Anthem and New River is becoming a hotbed of residential growth with the development of Circle Mountain, a 202-home neighborhood under construction by Pulte and Lennar Homes. Almost […]

By September 28, 2017 Read More →
Declutter and Go Green Oct. 7

Declutter and Go Green Oct. 7

Anthem’s semi-annual Go Green event is Saturday, Oct. 7. It’s your chance to get rid of everything from old computers to drugs or documents that need shredding. Participants must show proof of Anthem residency. Goodwill will be at the event accepting books, clothing, toys and other donatable items. Here’s a summary of recyclables you can […]

By September 28, 2017 Read More →
Seeking Scarecrows for Autumnfest Contest

Seeking Scarecrows for Autumnfest Contest

In&Out Staff Writers — Crows are known to be clever. Scarecrows, not so much. How about you? Organizers of Anthem’s Autumnfest are looking for entries to a new scarecrow contest. If you have a brain that can conjure the best one, you could win a $75 gift card. Among the rules: Your creation must withstand […]

By September 25, 2017 Read More →
Anthem Country Club Considers Raising Dues and Adding a Fee on Home Sales

Anthem Country Club Considers Raising Dues and Adding a Fee on Home Sales

Editor’s Note: The Anthem Country Club Community Association is considering raising dues in January and is also looking at instituting a quarter percent fee that would be collected at closing on properties sold. The latter fee, which would amount to $750 on a $300,000 home, would be in addition to a similar quarter percent fee that […]

By September 16, 2017 Read More →
Suspect Arrested After 2-Hour Manhunt in Anthem

Suspect Arrested After 2-Hour Manhunt in Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — What began as a domestic violence situation turned into a two-hour manhunt for a suspect that had reportedly stolen a vehicle in Anthem Friday morning. The chase, which led to nearby Arroyo Norte and back to Anthem and lasted into the early afternoon, ended when the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department determined […]

By September 15, 2017 Read More →
Stupid Ladder Tricks

Stupid Ladder Tricks

By Chris Prickett — The nerve of some people! When coming up with new ideas for this column, it was recommended to me (by heartless higher-ups) to delve into the chronicles of something they like to call “Stupid Chris Tricks.” As if such a thing exists! I’m insulted beyond words. Still, against my better judgment […]

By September 13, 2017 Read More →
‘Friends of the Library’ in Anthem Seeks Volunteers

‘Friends of the Library’ in Anthem Seeks Volunteers

The New Friends of the Library (NFL) is looking for fresh faces and new ideas to help keep the North Valley Regional Library in Anthem vibrant. NFL is a volunteer group supplementing the library’s budget through the sale of used books daily and quarterly book sales. “NFL volunteers organize and handle both the Passive Book […]

By September 13, 2017 Read More →
Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Vets Thursday

Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Vets Thursday

DAISY MOUNTAIN VETERANS PRESS RELEASE– During our 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Medal ceremony last April, the Daisy Mountain Veterans (DMV) presented commemorative lapel pins to members who served in Vietnam. We have since learned that ANY veterans who served honorably between 1959 and 1975 (Vietnam Era) are eligible to receive this pin. They […]

By September 12, 2017 Read More →
Anthem Not to Blame for Rural Wells Drying Up

Anthem Not to Blame for Rural Wells Drying Up

Rumors abound that the development of Anthem, which began in 1999, is linked to declining water levels in nearby rural wells in New River and Desert Hills. But Anthem gets its water from the Colorado River and runoff into Lake Pleasant, via the Central Arizona Project (CAP). Frank Corkhill, chief hydrologist at the Arizona Department […]

By September 12, 2017 Read More →
Good Riddance to the Roundabouts

Good Riddance to the Roundabouts

I’ll be the roundabout The words will make you out ’n’ out — Opening lyrics to “Roundabout,” by ’70s rock icon Yes By Chris Prickett—If the above lyrics make no sense to you, no worries, not much in the ’70s did. My clumsy attempt at a segue brings us to today’s topic: The removal of […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
Water Main Break Floods Some Anthem Streets

Water Main Break Floods Some Anthem Streets

Water was turned off to some Anthem west-side residents after a broken water main under W. Moss Springs Road sent a minor flood into the streets Saturday afternoon. City of Phoenix Water Works crews were on the scene at 3:40 p.m. shutting off water. Phoenix Police blocked off a short section of W. Moss Springs […]

By September 9, 2017 Read More →
Anthem’s Cell Towers: Who, What, Where and Why

Anthem’s Cell Towers: Who, What, Where and Why

By Robert Roy Britt — While large cell towers and smaller Wireless Communication Facilities (WCFs) sprout all over the region—with more and smaller units on the way—Anthem’s cell phone coverage is anchored by four wireless antennas installed atop light poles around the community park ball fields. Anthem Community Council spokesperson Kristi Northcutt identified which towers are […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
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