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Self-Storage Facility Planned for Anthem’s East Side
By May 27, 2017 Read More →

Self-Storage Facility Planned for Anthem’s East Side

Anthem-area residents must have lots of stuff. A developer began grading the site this week for a planned self-storage facility on Gavilan Peak Parkway at King Drive, just south of Boulder Creek High School at a site long-time residents will remember as a temporary fire station. The work comes nine years after the project was […]

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Caurus Plans Middle School Expansion & New High School
By May 27, 2017 Read More →

Caurus Plans Middle School Expansion & New High School

Three years ago, Caurus Academy struggled to fill classrooms. Now as enrollment grows, with students from Anthem and the North Phoenix area, the charter school plans to lease additional space for an expanded middle-school program this fall and a high school the following year. Five new middle school teachers have been hired, said Principal Dameon […]

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Anthem Plans Dog Park, Pickleball Courts & Expanded Skate Park
By May 26, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Plans Dog Park, Pickleball Courts & Expanded Skate Park

By Robert Roy Britt — If all goes as planned, Anthem will get its own dog park, dedicated pickleball courts and an expanded outdoor skate park, all within about three years. Based on input from residents and analysis by staff and the Community Planning & Development Committee, the Anthem Community Council gave a preliminary nod of […]

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Get Smoothies, Tea and a Workout
By May 8, 2017 Read More →

Get Smoothies, Tea and a Workout

In&Out Staff Writers — A new Anthem business offers smoothies and green tea in a casual environment up front, with light workouts coming to a studio under construction in the back. Lifestyle 2 Nutrition, owned by former competitive mountain biker Lanie Sybouts and her brother Wes Mason, uses Herbalife products as the base for a range […]

Country Bash Kicks Off Music in May
By May 4, 2017 Read More →

Country Bash Kicks Off Music in May

The stage is set for the North Valley’s big spring event: Four free nights of sensational cover bands under the stars. Lay back on blankets with the whole family or get up with that special someone and dance the night away. Music in May’s hot 2017 lineup is jam-packed with cool hits. This week, pull […]

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Anthem Community Council’s New Board President: Roger Willis
By April 28, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Community Council’s New Board President: Roger Willis

By Robert Roy Britt — In a unanimous vote at its monthly meeting April 26, the Anthem Community Council elected Roger Willis as board president. Willis, who had been vice president, succeeds Ryan Halleran, a Parkside representative who remains on the board as a director. Willis has served many roles in Anthem’s governance, including on […]

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Anthem U-Haul Expansion Approved
By April 27, 2017 Read More →

Anthem U-Haul Expansion Approved

By Robert Roy Britt — U-Haul got approval from the Anthem Community Council to roughly double the footprint of its self-storage facility in the Anthem Commerce Park. The company aims to expand to a 4-acre empty plot directly north of its existing facility on the west side of North Vision Way. The new facility would […]

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Building Plans Revealed for HonorHealth’s New Anthem Facility
By April 27, 2017 Read More →

Building Plans Revealed for HonorHealth’s New Anthem Facility

By Robert Roy Britt — HonorHealth’s construction plans for its Anthem health center were approved unanimously at Anthem Community Council’s monthly meeting last night after a staff review of the architecture and aesthetics. The plans still need county approval. “The project is scheduled to go to the county Board of Supervisors for approval in June, […]

Smoldering 16-Acre Wildfire Near Anthem Under Investigation
By April 21, 2017 Read More →

Smoldering 16-Acre Wildfire Near Anthem Under Investigation

WATCH: Facebook  Live Video of the Fire from North Phoenix News By Robert Roy Britt / UPDATED 9 P.M.: A brush fire thought to be human-caused burned 16 acres in the New River Wash west of Anthem’s Parkside section Friday afternoon. The fire was smoldering into the night after crews from several agencies battled the […]

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Anthem Golf & Country Club Not For Sale
By April 21, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Golf & Country Club Not For Sale

By Robert Roy Britt — Despite rumors that Anthem Golf & Country Club is for sale, it’s not, said Patty Jerde, a spokesperson for ClubCorp, which owns the facility. However, the publicly traded ClubCorp was looking for a buyer for the entire company earlier this year. “ClubCorp announced in January that its Board of Directors had […]

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Daisy Mountain & Black Canyon Fire Districts Closer to Consolidating
By April 19, 2017 Read More →

Daisy Mountain & Black Canyon Fire Districts Closer to Consolidating

UPDATE 4/19/17: The governing boards of the Daisy Mountain and Black Canyon City fire districts moved closer to consolidation after both reviewed the proposal and agreed to take the next step: Public hearings. In a letter mailed to residents this week, the fire districts confirmed “there will be no change in property tax liability due to the […]

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Improving Anthem: Vote For Your Preferred Project
By April 17, 2017 Read More →

Improving Anthem: Vote For Your Preferred Project

UPDATE: This article was updated May 9, 2017 to reflect cost estimates on three of the Master Plan projects currently under consideration. The estimates are very preliminary and likely will change. More detail on those estimate can be found at onlineatanthem.com. The update also notes that the proposal for an indoor skate park is no longer under […]

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