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Glendale, Peoria service clubs join efforts in common cause

The General Federation Women’s Club Paradise Valley Junior Women’s Club has donated funds to partner with the Peoria Pioneer Lions Club to install an engraved Friendship Bench at Kachina …

Glendale man shoots at vehicle in hotel parking lot

Police arrested a man on suspicion of firing multiple rounds at a vehicle in the parking lot of a hotel. Connor Price, 26, faces charges of discharging a firearm in city limits and prohibited …

Glendale starts design on Heroes Park Lake

Glendale City Council began the process last month of installing a fishing lake inside Heroes Regional Park, at the northeast corner of 83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road. Council approved up to …

Glendale Young Marines help honor Code Talkers on 75th anniversary of WWII

Four Desert Young Marines from Glendale were among more than 150 youth members of the Young Marines, a national youth education and service program, from across the country gathered in Window Rock to …

1 person killed in Glendale shooting

Glendale police are investigating after a man was shot and killed. Around 10 a.m. Friday, Glendale police responded to a shooting in the area of 69th Avenue and Utopia Road, just south of Loop …
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Mountain Ridge graduate Allysa Seely takes 2nd at Paratriathlon Worlds

Paralympic gold medalist Allysa Seely and American teammate Hailey Danz finished second and third, respectively, at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland, in …
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Desert Edge comfortably downs mistake-prone Cobras

Coaches often throw out the cliché ‘we beat ourselves’ to describe a loss. Often times it might not be exactly accurate, rather more of a feel-good way to keep their team …

West Valley Preps Week 8 football scoreboard

All games played on Oct. 11. All rankings for conference unless denoted for Open Division
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THE FOUNDATION BLOCK

Turns out, Savannah Davis is the most dominant shot blocker in the family.
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Skyhawks pull together for Clark as she battles Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Deer Valley volleyball could not wait for this season to begin, after advancing to the 4A state quarterfinals last year with only one senior playing regularly. All those game-related goals and state title dreams took a back seat in June when the Skyhawks learned senior Maddison Clark was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and needed to begin chemotherapy immediately.
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Opinion

Red for Ed was a grassroots movement led by Arizona Educators United, and is part of a national outcry from teachers and education advocates about low salaries. [cqmedia layout="panel" …

The men and women of America’s armed services have pledged — and often sacrificed — their lives to protect our freedoms. Yet just a single state, Arizona, has decided these heroes …
There was an article published recently that discussed Trump supporters and why Democrats are not being successful in challenging their support. What it boils down to for many of those supporters, …
No public health issue is as important as being able to access high-quality, affordable health care; I believe we all can agree on this. Growing up, I always wanted to be a firefighter, and …
Business

CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a western regional commercial insurance company, announced Branka Dramicanin and Don Medlam have joined the Business Development and Distribution team, and Robert …

Commercial real estate investment services firm Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Glenwest, a 10-unit apartment community located in Glendale. According to Ryan Sarbinoff, regional …
Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm, announced the sale of a 52,330-square foot net-leased office/industrial property located at 7326 Glen Harbor …
Leadership West, the West Valley’s premier leadership program, announces 33 new members to its latest class. New cohort group members join the ranks of business owners, municipal and civil …
Education

The Deer Valley High School AFROTC air rifle team conducted its first indoor practice of the new season Sept. 18 on campus in 18424 N. 51st Ave. in  Glendale. Students in 9th through 12th …

Deer Valley High School sophomore Connor Brown was recognized at a Deer Valley Unified School District governing board meeting for having the highest scale scores on the math and English AZMerit …
Award recipient named Thursday, Oct. 24 The Arizona Education Foundation has included two Glendale teachers among those being considered for the 2020 Arizona Teacher of the Year. Among the five …
10 local high school football programs each get $1K Moon Valley Nurseries announced the West Valley winners of their football sponsorship programs. More than $35,000 in scholarships were given …
Entertainment
FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, Tyler, The Creator performs on day two at Lollapalooza in Grant Park in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)

Tyler, The Creator performs in Glendale Sunday

Hey, look who’s in town! Grammy-nominated Tyler, The Creator performs 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at Gila River Arena, 9400 W. …

Glendale’s Touch A Truck event returns to Westgate Saturday

Reach out and touch a truck, and other large vehicles of all sorts, at Glendale’s annual Touch A Truck event 10 a.m.-1 p.m. …

Harkins celebrates The Addams Family with free event Oct. 19

Oh snap! The Addams Family is back on the big screen with a brand-new animated comedy and Harkins is celebrating with a free event for …
The rock cover band Tripwire performs. [Submitted photo]

Rock cover band Tripwire performs Friday at Kimmyz in Glendale

Classic rock cover band extraordinaire Tripwire perform as part of  Carl Consoni’s Birthday Bash at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at …

Big Band Grandstands performs at Glendale's Foothills Library Oct. 14

The Big Band Grandstand meets 1-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 at Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave. Guests can become part of the Big …