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Abrazo Arrowhead surpasses 5,000 surgical robotics procedures

GLENDALE — Surgeons at Abrazo Arrowhead Campus have completed more than 5,000 total robot-assisted surgical procedures, a milestone for the Northwest Valley hospital known for its surgical …

Officer-involved shooting in west Phoenix follows fatal shooting in Glendale

An officer-involved shooting in west Phoenix appears tied to a shooting that occurred inside a Glendale business earlier in the day.

Glendale to bring Portillo’s, Lou Malnati’s and more in 2020

Glendale is getting ready to welcome four restaurants that are well-known at other cities in the Valley, adding to the food choices in the northwest. Since the opening of Arrowhead BMW, …

Combat Dolls to host Christmas Car Show Sunday in Glendale

The Combat Dolls partner with Starlite Lounge for their Annual Holiday Car Show 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 4336 W. Olive Ave. The event benefits Operation Enduring …

Arizona officials urge safe practices indoors and out for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here, and people across Arizona and the United States will be in a haste to get to their destinations in time for the first round of food. But as people drive and fly to visit …
West Valley Preps

Mountain Ridge High December sports calendar

DEC. 2-3: Boys soccer in Moon Valley Soccer Invitational DEC. 3: Boys basketball at North High School DEC. 3: Girls basketball hosts North High School DEC. 3: Girls soccer at Perry High …

Deer Valley High December sports calendar

DEC. 2-4: Boys soccer in Bulldog Invitational Tournament at Goldwater High School DEC. 3: Girls basketball at MesquiteArcadia High School DEC. 3: Boys basketball hosts Mesquite High …
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West Valley Preps 2019-20 girls basketball preview

The girls basketball season is under way for all local high schools. Here’s what local coaches have to say about their teams a week after the regular season began.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

West Valley Preps' 2019-20 Boys Basketball Preview

Several local boys basketball teams began play this week during preseason tournaments, but the 2017-18 high school basketball season officially starts Monday. West Valley Preps asked the local …

Mountain Ridge alumna Allysa Seely named a Fiesta Bowl Parade grand marshal

Mountain Ridge alumna Allysa Seely is one of five Arizona female athletes named as a grand marshal of the Fiesta Bowl Parade Saturday, Dec. 28. The parade starts at 9 a.m. and travels through central …
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Opinion

Local camping enthusiasts recommend some areas for camping during the cooler months. Just moved from Indiana in March and now we are settled in we’d like to get to some camping. Where are …

Each year, we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). By law, federal benefits increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price …
We are a group of high school and college students from around the country, concerned about the ongoing gun violence epidemic in our country.
Mr. Spinka, I would like to unpack your recent complaint about the F-35 traffic out of Luke AFB, six miles southwest of Sun City. Luke AFB has been in the West Valley since 1940, and since its …
Business

Through Dec. 31, Ahipoki will be facilitating a companywide fundraiser throughout its 10 Arizona locations, including two Scottsdale locales, on behalf of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation.

Arrowhead Towne Center, 7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale, is hosting its Jingle Jam 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. The event takes place in the North parking lot, near the AMC entrance, …
Gov. Doug Ducey has a message for the world’s manufacturers: “If you’re searching for the best place on the globe to build your products and your legacy, Arizona is that …
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce welcomes the following new members: Pargon Business Equipment, LLC, Steve Wood Voice & Video, West Valley Star, and Homes for Heroes. Pargon Business …
Education

Peoria North Rotary Club saluted its Students of the Month for the first three months of the current school year during the club’s Dec. 4 meeting. The students, all seniors from Mountain …

If you have spent any time outside of school, you probably have seen an empty lot on the northwest corner of 51st Avenue and Bell Road, and an emerging building at the corner. If you have ever …
As part of its mission to benefit Arizonans through youth, sports and education, the Fiesta Bowl organization and its Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program, powered by DriveTime has …
Grades are for the 2018-19 school year Glendale schools in bold A schools Anthem School Arrowhead Elementary Boulder Creek High Canyon Springs School Copper Creek …
Entertainment

Things to Do in the Valley – Dec. 5-11

Below are entertainment options around the Valley for the week of Dec. 5-11. Event details are subject to change. Visit …
Christmas lights shine in Murphy Park in downtown Glendale for Glendale Glitters. [Submitted photo]

Things to do in Glendale in December

12/1 SUNDAY Football NFL: The Red Sea: The Los Angeles Rams visit the Arizona Cardinals for a 2:05 p.m. kickoff at State Farm …
LIBCON West brings out interesting characters to mix in Murphy Park in Glendale Dec. 7.

LIBCON West coming to Downtown Glendale

Residents are invited to LIBCON West at the Velma Teague Library, 7010 N 58th Ave., noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. The free, …
Bryan Ricci

Bryan Ricci headlines Glendale's Stir Crazy Comedy club during Thanksgiving week

Thanksgiving week brings the funny when comic Bryan Ricci opens a holiday week-long set at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset …
Glendale's Foothills Branch Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave. [Submitted photo]

Big Band Grandstand gives public a chance to play with them at Glendale Foothills Library Nov. 25

Big Band Grandstand meets from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 at Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave. Become part of the Big Band, …