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Officials: Maricopa County data showing slower rate in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health is showing the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is growing at a slower rate since the end of …

Arizona reports over 2,700 cases of COVID-19, with 80 deaths

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 2,700 cases and 80 deaths of COVID-19. Maricopa County has the most number of cases with 1,559, according to state numbers. However, the …

Goodyear Police Department personnel read children’s book online

The Goodyear Police Department is the latest local organization to share online storytime, posting a video of the chief and others reading the children’s book, “Our Police,” by Jack …

Free temporary digital library cards provided by Maricopa County Library District

The Maricopa County Library District facilities remain closed until further notice, but county libraries are still providing critical services to the public, including digital learning opportunities. …

Banner Health seeking 100,000 homemade masks

In an effort to protect the health and safety of employees and patients, the Banner Health Foundation is seeking 100,000 hand-crafted comfort masks donated by volunteers, sewing groups, and companies …
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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 …
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Jalan Early gets shot at becoming Division I quarterback

Waiting nearly two months beyond the Feb. 5 National Signing Day paid off in almost every respect for Jalan Early. The Millennium senior received offers from a mixture of higher profile FBS …
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School year's end stops spring sports season

In the end, the decision about what to do with spring high school sports seasons shortened by the spread of COVID-19 was wholly out of the hands of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Early …
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The 2019-20 All-West Valley Preps boys basketball team

For the seventh year, West Valley Preps has announced honors for the best boys basketball players it covers in the West Valley. This time around, we saw so many quality players that a third team was …
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The 2019-20 All West Valley Preps girls basketball team

For the seventh year, West Valley Preps has announced honors for the best girls basketball players it covers in the West Valley.   With so many quality players in the West Valley, a third …
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Opinions

There is an ongoing conversation about the worldwide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to be prepared. According to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, anyone can get …

Rotarians are “People of Action,” and Rotary clubs and their members throughout Arizona are pitching in to help where needed in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic …
Rotarians are “People of Action,” and Rotary clubs and their members throughout Arizona are pitching in to help where needed in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic …
To help keep our communities healthy, the need for social distancing is imperative right now. As such, on March 18, two U.S. senators --- Kevin Cramer and Mark Warner --- introduced a bill known …
Business

Thank you from me and the staff at the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce! We’re grateful you and our community adjusted to the most unusual world-changing event in our lifetime. We’ve …

Dress for Success Phoenix, an organization dedicated to empowering women to achieve success by providing a network of support, has launched a suite of career-ready services accessible to women Valley-wide through its free virtual career support programs.
The 100 Club of Arizona is offering two mobile apps, sponsored by the Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation, to help first responders find mental health resources from a distance, as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Tide Cleaners sites in Phoenix will provide free laundry services to medical personnel, police officers and firefighters during the COVID-19 Pandemic beginning Monday, March 30.
Education

      Teacher of the Year nomination deadline April 30 Applications available online Nominations for the 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year Awards through the Arizona …

After a national search process, Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, has named Kristina Scott Dean of Student Services-Retention. “The search committee was …
Assistance is still available through Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, during the coronavirus closure. Student services are still actively working, and college …
Every year, Buckeye Union High School District destroys special education records that have been archived for five years. This year, the district will begin destroying records from the 2014-15 …
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