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Ducey to kick-off Made in Arizona manufacturing tour in Goodyear

Gov. Doug Ducey will join a bipartisan group of Arizona state legislators Tuesday morning at Sub-Zero’s manufacturing facility in Goodyear as the Arizona Manufacturers Council and Arizona …

Congresswoman Debbie Lesko hosts Goodyear mobile office hours Tuesday

Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) announced mobile office hours for constituents of the Eighth Congressional District for the month of October. Constituents seeking assistance with Social …

Abrazo West Campus hospital staff honors EMS heroes

Abrazo West Campus honored local Emergency Medical Services personnel for heroic work during its annual EMS Heroes awards luncheon on the hospital campus. “As a Level 1 Trauma Center, the Abrazo …

Ex-Goodyear teacher gets 20 years for sexual abuse of boy

By Terry Tang and Jacques Billeaud The Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A former Goodyear elementary school teacher avoided a maximum sentence for sexually abusing a 13-year-old …

Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy

By Jonathan J. Cooper The Associated Press PHOENIX — Nike announced Thursday it's going forward with plans to make soles for Nike Air shoes in a Phoenix suburb even though Arizona Gov. Doug …
West Valley Preps

West Valley Preps’ Week 5 football scoreboard

All games played on Sept. 13 6A Valley Vista 41  Willow Canyon (5A) 6 Liberty 36  Henderson (Nev.) Liberty 33 (Game played in Nevada) Mountain Ridge 43  Tolleson 33 5A Centennial …

Millennium golf duo of Laux, Sgrillo enjoys fun fall with team

Richard Smith West Valley Preps Millennium golf’s ‘M duo,” Madeline Laux and MiKayla Sgrillo do not check their competitive impulses at the door when they put on the purple and …

West Valley Preps' Week 4 football scoreboard

All games played on Sept. 13 6A Shadow Ridge 43  Willow Canyon (5A) 14 Liberty 30  Mesa Desert Ridge 28 Laveen Cesar Chavez 48  Mountain Ridge 38   Phoenix Desert Vista 41  …

Miller helps Millennium volleyball hold off Mustangs

Richard Smith West Valley Preps The 2019 Millennium girls volleyball team is vastly different than the 2018 squad that stormed to its first state championship, finishing 45-1. Eight seniors …
2019 Preps football preview: Centennial

Coyotes aiming for another state championship!

Prep football seasons come and go but the expectation always remains the same for the Centennial Coyotes. It’s state championship or bust. It was “mission accomplished” in 2018 as Centennial steamrolled nearly all of its in-state opponents (and one from Nevada) en route to the Coyotes’ seventh overall state title.
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Neighbors

Bad for business Horrible traffic flow to the game. Have been sent every which way to get from Gordon Biersch to the Orange Lot on Cardinals Way. And the people manning the black lot have no clue …

Erin Thorburn The Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone has come a long way since its inception in 2010. Designed to foster economic development and attract new businesses to the West Valley, the …
Business

The City of Goodyear announces Amazon Logistics’ opening of a delivery station location in Goodyear later this year. This is Amazon’s third facility in the city limits, joining a fulfillment …

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, has announced the sale of Service King, a 21,000-square foot net-leased …
Southern California-based Epic Wings is bringing its flavor to Arizona. The restaurant is hosting a grand opening event Friday and Saturday, officially launching its first Arizona location at 9524 …
By Mark Carlisle Independent Newsmedia Just over a year ago, Valley vegans would have given little thought to downtown Glendale when looking for a place to eat. Now, it’s at or near the top …
Education

By Melissa Rosequist Independent Newsmedia Seven municipal leaders gathered at Scottsdale City Hall for a roundtable discussion on the growing STEM environment within the Valley — leading to …

Goodyear students among those awarded millions in scholarship dollars Great Hearts Academies, a nonprofit network of tuition-free public charter schools in Arizona and Texas, announced its 2019 …
Belen Soto Elementary School, the 16th school in the A-rated Litchfield Elementary School District, opened its doors to 928 students Monday, August 5. The two-story building in the Goodyear …
Entertainment

Review: Eddie Murphy shines in vulgar, heartfelt 'Dolemite'

Review: Eddie Murphy shines in vulgar, heartfelt 'Dolemite' By LINDSEY BAHR , Associated Press For the amount of cursing, …

Food truck party comes to Goodyear Ballpark Saturday

The (Food Truck) Round Up goes 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way. The Roundup is a food truck …

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes baby sea lion

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park got a little more seaworthy recently. The zoo announced the birth of the first female …