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National T.T.T. Society seeks West Valley members to make memories that last a lifetime

The National T.T.T. Society is a nonprofit organization of women looking for new members in the West Valley interested in making a difference in the lives of deserving young girls by providing for …

West Valley blood drives available throughout June

Vitalant has declared a critical shortage of blood as supplies have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a release. Shelter-in-place orders led to 566 blood drives …

Mothers of Westgate shooting victims thank first responders

When Avondale Fire Department Capt. Christopher Spire heard the gunshots, he was off duty with his family inside a sandwich shop in Glendale. But he went to work anyway. Officer Destiny …

Glendale annexes largest property in 2 1/2 years

Glendale annexed its largest property in two and a half years Tuesday, adding a 234-acre property that is planned to bring 4 million square feet of industrial space to the city. The Park 303 …

Luke AFB’s new commander arrives from Baghdad, Iraq

Luke Air Force Base airmen welcomed their new wing commander May 27 as Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder took command of the 56th Fighter Wing from Brig. Gen. Todd D. Canterbury. Mr. Kreuder, a command …
West Valley Preps

DVUSD, Dysart football teams release schedules, hope for some signs of normalcy

While little is certain and all starting dates — including those for high school football — should be considered written in pencil instead of pen, some recent developments provided hope …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

REQUIEM FOR A COYOTE

Life after college sports ended had been extremely rocky for former Centennial High and Stanford two-sport star Zach Hoffpauir, but the past year appeared to have given the 26-year-old a new career …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

THE LOST SEASON

Everything was falling into place for Jordyn Van Metre’s senior season of softball at Northwest Christian School in Phoenix. The Surprise resident finally got to play with her sister, …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

More Class of 2020 athletes sign with universities

  The following local high school seniors have signed a letter of intent or made a verbal commitment to the following college programs.   West Valley Preps will update the list …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

THE LOST SEASON

A quirk of the calendar and the COVID-19 pandemic means Cactus softball is not really sure what it missed as its 2020 season evaporated. The Cobras knew they would be very good. Since Coach Bartt …
Education

U.S. News & World Report this spring revealed the 2020 Best High Schools, with a number of Glendale schools among those recognized. This edition ranks more schools across America than ever …

      Peoria 2nd graders perform ‘wonderful’ virtual concert Great Hearts Archway students send up Louis Armstrong classic A group of second graders from …
Arizonans can explore a treasure trove of history for free History buffs looking to delve into Arizona history can access issues of the Arizona Historical Society’s Journal of Arizona …
Opinion

The human race has been at war with microscopic pathogens since the dawn of time. The Ten Plagues of Egypt of the Old Testament, the Black Death of the 14th century, malaria, TB, cholera, polio, …

Funding for infrastructure in Arizona has diminished significantly directly due to the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic requires an injection of federal funds to help stabilize state and local economies …
Coronavirus disease 2019 has brought fear and change into the lives of many people, including mine. However, there are things I am doing to help stay resilient during this pandemic using the four …
Business

Law firm to offer virtual learning opportunity for HOA, condo boards, owners, managers

The Neighborhood services of the cities of Avondale, Chandler, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise, Tempe and the town of Queen Creek are partnering with Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C. to provide a HOA Academy with virtual classes.

Glendale Council to discuss workers’ comp, COVID economic relief in Tuesday workshop

In its Tuesday workshop, Glendale City Council will receive a presentation on the city’s workers’ compensation policy, especially as it pertains to job-related cancer and will discuss how …

Panda Express donates $77K worth of PPE to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express, has donated $77,760 worth of personal protective equipment to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The donation included 9,600 KN95 particulate …

Study: Home prices up in first quarter of 2020

Home prices went up across the nation during the first quarter of 2020 including in the Valley and Peoria, according to a recent report by the National Association of Realtors®. However, this statistic isn’t necessarily a good measure of the climate created by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which came to the forefront halfway through the quarter, experts say.

Marcus & Millichap arranges the sale of Sladek Manor

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced the sale of Sladek Manor, a 20-unit apartment …
Entertainment
Scott Rowe will bring his Alice Cooper tribute to Starlite Lounge in Glendale on May 30.

Starlite Lounge to host Alice Cooper tribute

      Starlite Lounge to host Alice Cooper tribute Longtime salute to rock legend makes return on final …
Vince (Bob Vincent), Tym Burnham, Richard Jones and Dave Beasley as Mojo Rats will make their Starlite Lounge debut May 29 in Glendale.

Peoria band to make its Starlite Lounge debut

The Mojo Rats will make their Starlite Lounge debut 9 p.m. Friday, May 29 at the Glendale venue located at 4346 W. Olive Ave. The …

Desert Diamond casinos are reopening June 5

The Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise will resume gaming operations at 1 p.m. Friday, June 5 at all four of its Desert Diamond …
The Splash Pad in Glendale opens for the season Saturday, May 23.

Glendale’s Splash Pad to open season May 23

      Glendale’s Splash Pad to open season May 23 Social distancing still in use The Splash Pad at Heroes Regional …

The Arizona Highways Collection presents Photography by Barry M. Goldwater

Since 1925, Arizona Highways has been sharing the history, culture and natural beauty of Arizona with readers around the world. And …
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