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In 2012 my family experienced the loss of my brother Nathan due to suicide. After spending a full weekend with him at my parent’s house, none of us knew what was coming just two days later that Tuesday evening. more
The Environmental Protection Agency recently revised some rules governing oil-and-gas rig methane emissions... more
Residents of the West Valley, often hear “the sounds of freedom” emanating from above. The audible and visible signs of F-35 training missions represent the ongoing legacy of Luke Air … more
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 … more
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 … more
‘Tis the season for lots of festivals, fairs, and carnivals! Plus, there are school sports, professional sports, dances and lots of other fall fun. My shameless plug is for the Southwest Valley … more
With over four decades of law enforcement and government service, it frequently becomes difficult to hold my tongue when speaking about law enforcement/community relations (just ask my lovely wife, … more
Bad for business Horrible traffic flow to the game. Have been sent every which way to get from Gordon Biersch to the Orange Lot on Cardinals Way. And the people manning the black lot have no clue … more
Sunday, June 30, marked the end of another successful fiscal year for the city. This has been a good year for the city in many, many ways. Our ability to meet the needs of our residents and other … more
Erin Thorburn The Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone has come a long way since its inception in 2010. Designed to foster economic development and attract new businesses to the West Valley, the … more
John Safin This is a call out to all business professionals and high school and college students. Now is your chance to give your two cents to help with future planning. And, it will take you less … more
Mark Carlisle For those of you reading this, I’m sure you take for granted how important your literacy is. I do the same. Those of us who learned to read at a young age overlook how important … more
This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to wvnews@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at YourValley.net. New Little League field Litchfield Park’s … more
I recently read your article regarding speeding in Litchfield Park. I have been a resident in LP for a little over six years. I too have noticed the increased speeding especially in the last couple … more
Building on a year’s worth of momentum, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors just took an important step to restore our statutory responsibilities related to elections. These … more
Where to take friend during layover? An area resident seeks advice on where to take her friend, who is coming through Phoenix on a six-hour layover. Looking for scenic restaurant suggestions. I … more
Seeks advice on installing solar panels An area homeowner asks for input on his plan to install solar panels on his home. Who has solar panels? I need some advice … is it worth it or not? — … more
My name is Bob Musselwhite and I am running for Congress as a resident of Congressional District 8. After talking to thousands of people from all political views in this district over the past two … more
On May 17 I received a voicemail message at 11:28 a.m. on my cell phone from 469-796-2679 indicating that it was the Social Security Administration and my Social Security number had been suspended, a … more
By Mark Carlisle Independent Newsmedia Mark Carlisle Your donations to help our vulnerable neighbors in the Valley go twice as far this summer. Donations to the Phoenix Rescue Mission … more
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