Goodyear resident leads Maricopa County elections in upcoming contentious votes

The Maricopa County Elections Department hosted a veteran-led tour and roundtable Wednesday, ahead of the November jurisdictional elections. According to Ben Keiser, co-founder and chairman of …

Summer heat relief efforts rescue record number of Valley homeless residents

Efforts led by Phoenix Rescue Mission helped rescue 303 unsheltered residents from the streets who were placed in housing or a suitable program this summer.

‘Project Connect’ event in Avondale to offer services, resources for unsheltered

Unsheltered individuals living on the streets in and around Avondale and those on the verge of homelessness will have access to services and resources during an upcoming event.

Billy Moore Days celebration making return to Old Town Avondale

Old Town Avondale will host the four-day Billy Moore Days to celebrate the city’s heritage.


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Air Force to update public on 'forever chemical' or PFAS remediation

The Air Force will host a community stakeholder meeting in Litchfield Park to update residents and city leaders on a forever chemical that may have leaked into wells near Luke Air Force Base or the …

Goodyear launches three new live cameras at Civic Square

The city of Goodyear has launched three new live cameras at Goodyear Civic Square – the city's future downtown.

Universal Technical Institute in Avondale to help students launch careers

Universal Technical Institute, Inc., students in Avondale have the opportunity to apply for positions and start working for the TA Truck Service division while they are still in school.

Goodyear mulls Camelback Road expansion as neighboring Glendale backs out

Goodyear City Council discussed a proposed widening of Camelback Road during a work session Monday as the city of Glendale backs down from a proposed expansion partnership. According to Goodyear …

Goodyear bank to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Fiesta Friday

Fiesta Friday, a celebration of Hispanic and Latinx communities' cultures, traditions and contributions, is coming to Goodyear.

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The low income housing sounds great but with that salacious offer comes crime from those “low income” souls who always look for opportunities to fill there pockets with extra income from, …
Regarding “Business Pipeline Speeds up Along Loop 303” in the May Litchfield Park/Goodyear Independent, I have some definite concerns on all this development and think we need to take a …
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Omnium Circus will perform at The Vista Center for the Arts in Surprise at Oct. 14.

Tickets on sale for Omnium Circus in Surprise

Tickets are now on sale for the Omnium Circus (www.OmniumCircus.org) show, “I’mPossible,” coming to The Vista Center for the Arts in Surprise next month. Tickets are available …

Celebrate dogs, enter dog costume contest in Avondale park

A free event to celebrate all things dogs is coming to Avondale.
Stand up comedian Zainab Johnson kicks off the 2023-24 Comedy Nights package at The Vista in Surprise on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Zainab Johnson brings laughs to Surprise

The next event at The Vista Center for the Arts, 15660 N. Parkview Place, Surprise, is the first comedy performance of The Vista’s 2023-24 season. Zainab Johnson will present a night of …
A previous Ballet Under The Stars event shows what Valley ballet enthusiasts can expect starting in September.

Ballet Under The Stars series to visit Goodyear

IF YOU GO What: Ballet Under the Stars When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 Where: Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix More Information: balletaz.org …
Rev. Dr. Lynne Kammerand from the Church at Litchfield Park, at left, and Deanna Kupcik, Buckeye Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, will be honored for their support of Meals of Joy.

Meals of Joy Gala returns to Goodyear to support nonprofit

Meals of Joy, a nonprofit with a mission to bring a delicious and ready-to-eat meal to seniors in need, will host its annual fundraising gala.
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