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This John Deere 2155/320 tractor is one of dozens of items offered in the city of Litchfield Park's surplus auction.

Litchfield Park auctioning off surplus items

The city of Litchfield Park has teamed up with Public Surplus to auction off items no longer used or needed.

Buckeye to honor America’s fallen with in-person Memorial Day ceremony

Buckeye’s annual Memorial Day salute to America’s fallen will be held in person Monday, May 31, at Louis B. Hazelton Memorial Cemetery.
David J. McIntyre Jr. is TriWest Healthcare Alliance president and CEO. The organization recently was honored with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve's the Extraordinary Employer Support Award.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance honored for supporting National Guard, Reserve troops

TriWest Healthcare Alliance has been honored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve with the Extraordinary Employer Support Award for its strong support of the National Guard and Reserve community.
Luke Lubbering, 10, of Goodyear, and his family are Arizona's 2021 March for Babies: A Mother of a Movement ambassadors.

Goodyear family named 2021 March of Dimes ambassadors

When the Greater Arizona March of Dimes’ virtual fundraiser, March for Babies: A Mother of a Movement, goes live at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 8, a Goodyear boy who lost his twin brother shortly …

Buckeye policeman hurt after crash with suspected DUI driver

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — A Buckeye police sergeant has been injured after a crash with a man who's suspected of driving while intoxicated, authorities said Sunday. They said the sergeant was on …
Stephanie Flynn, her husband, Shannon, and their daughters have marked milestones in her stroke recovery.

Young stroke survivor thanks Abrazo West care team

Stephanie Flynn is a Buckeye resident who experienced a stroke at age 34. Her story emphasizes the importance of knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate emergency care as May is recognized as national Stroke Awareness Month.
Baby warthogs are among the spring arrivals at Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park in Litchfield Park.

Warthogs and jackals and leopards, oh my! Wildlife World Zoo welcomes springtime babies

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park is reveling in the arrival of several new babies at the Litchfield Park facility, including warthogs, jackal pups and a leopard.
Royal Danish Air Force Lt. Col. Joseph “KOBI” Drummond, 308th Fighter Squadron chief of flight operations, taxis a RDAF F-35A Lightning II at Luke Air Force Base, April 13. Luke is now training fighter pilots from Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and Singapore.

First Danish F-35s land at Luke AFB

Royal Danish Air Force pilots have delivered the first two RDAF F-35A Lightning II fighter jets to Luke Air Force Base in preparation of pilot training.
Lennar is rolling out a new Next Gen home concept in Surprise, complete with an RV garage.

Lennar among latest homebuilders altering plans in Valley

National homebuilder Lennar is joing the ranks of homebuilders who are bringing something different to their products.
Hot, dry conditions and an abundance of fuels like these at White Tank Mountain Regional Park put Maricopa County’s regional parks at risk for wildfires. As of Saturday, May 1, the county Parks and Recreation Department will institute its annual ban on campfires, fire pits and charcoal grills.

Fire ban goes into effect May 1 at Buckeye Hills, Estrella Mountain, White Tanks regional parks

As of Saturday, May 1, outdoor recreational fires will be prohibited at Maricopa County regional parks, including Buckeye Hills, Estrella Mountain and White Tank Mountain regional parks.

Rep. Joanne Osborne to serve as National Conference of State Legislatures opioid policy fellow

State Rep. Joanne Osborne (R-13), chair of the House Health and Human Services Committee, has been appointed to serve as an opioid policy fellow through a year-long program established with the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Banner Estrella Medical Center in west Phoenix is one of the anchors for a medical corridor running through the southwest Valley.

West Valley health care sector is booming

The West Valley is open for business and health care is in especially high demand.
Commerce Spotlight

Abrazo West Campus to hold job fair for nurses

Abrazo West Campus in Goodyear will hold a two-day job fair for nurses, Monday and Tuesday, May 5 and 6.
Justin Thorstad

Libertas Real Estate to host mindset shift workshop

Justin Thorstad, transformation coach, founder and designated broker of Libertas Real Estate, will lead a free mindset shift workshop at the agency’s Goodyear office designed to help real estate agents in their careers and personal lives.

BBB Pacific Southwest to host International Entrepreneur Summit

Immigrant business owners and entrepreneurs face unique challenges when it comes to accessing resources to start and develop a business.
Entertainment & Neighborhood News
Your Valley Voice
OPINION

Kirschner: ‘The Shot’ is safe, effective; get one

On March 4, 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address. He said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself; nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror.” His comments are valid today.
OPINION

Jorgensen: Mask-free and shopping online

As I like to support local business, I stopped at a battery/bulb store yesterday.
Neighbors
A local nonprofit organization has printed small pocketbook-sized editions of the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence and making them available free of charge to Arizona school …
Several West Valley cities joined to proclaim April 22 “White Tank Wild Day” in an effort for all to enjoy and to conserve the natural and cultural resources of range, a rare pristine landscape in the Valley that many residents and visitors enjoy each year.
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