One Arizona student can win $10K in Barro’s Pizza tuition giveaway

Barro’s Pizza is partnering with Dr Pepper to award $10,000 to one Arizona student in the 12th annual Barro’s Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway.

Maricopa County partners with Avondale, Tolleson on housing projects

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved agreements that will provide more than $3.75 million in funding dedicated to adding and rehabilitating housing in the West Valley.

Independent seeks submissions for Veterans Day Salute

Independent Newsmedia is featuring a Veterans Day Salute to honor those who have served our country.

Murder Mystery Night coming to Avondale Civic Center Library

In the spirit of the upcoming Halloween season, a Murder Mystery Night is coming to the Avondale Civic Center Library.

Goodyear hospital reaches surgical milestone for spinal procedures

Abrazo West Campus surgeons have surpassed the 100 procedure milestone for spine surgery with Arizona’s first Loop-X robotic surgical imaging system.


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Liberty School District board proceedings stopped twice amid arguments

Liberty Elementary School District’s governing board had to pause twice Monday after the board leadership had to ask a board member to refrain from personal attacks and non-agenda item …
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Buckeye police unveils pink patches, proceeds to breast cancer research

The Buckeye Police Department Pink Patch Project to support breast cancer awareness has kicked off early.

Litchfield Elementary board member absent after announcing intention to resign

Three Litchfield Elementary Governing Board members were absent Monday, nearly two weeks after litigious board member Jeremy Hoenack said he’d step down at some point soon. Hoenack …

Player from Goodyear school appropriately wins player of week

Millennium junior running back Damian Jiles was one of several Cobras at his best Sept. 24 during their 50-7 road rout of Sunrise Mountain. Jiles won the West Valley Preps football player of the …

Pilot says Goodyear Airport is unsafe and busiest in the nation

A Goodyear Palm Valley resident and pilot readdressed the Goodyear City Council Monday over their noise and flight safety concerns regarding a nearby aviation school. Goodyear resident Bryan …

Buckeye, Goodyear school district honors STEM Fellow teachers

Liberty Elementary School District No. 25 recognized five science teachers who have completed year one of the Arizona STEM Acceleration Project (ASAP).

New Halloween event on its way to Avondale

Celebrate Halloween season with the Creepin’ Candy Crawl in Avondale.
The annual Billy Moore Days will return to Avondale in October.

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.
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 show, “I’mPossible,” coming to The Vista Center for the Arts in Surprise next month.

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 …
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