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Gold coin dropped in Salvation Army kettle in Goodyear

The Salvation Army reports that three of its signature Red Kettles in the Valley received an anonymous donation of a one-ounce American Eagle Gold Bullion Coin over the a 10-day stretch in …

PURPLE FOR PEYTON: Southwest Valley community remembers 8th-grader killed in collision

The Southwest Valley rallied to remember a Goodyear eighth-grader killed in a collision in November. Peyton Munger, 13, was struck and killed by a school bus near Indian School Road and 144th …

Goodyear releases 3 great horned owls back into wild

After six months of rehabilitation, three great horned owls are going home. The city of Goodyear helped release the owls this week, half a year after they were rescued as babies and cared for by …

Goodyear police Chief Jerry Geier terminated from position

Goodyear police Chief Jerry Geier has been terminated from his position, according to a news release.

2 new Goodyear fire stations to emphasize firefighters’ long-term health

Goodyear is getting ready to add to its city with two new stations. The Goodyear City Council approved funding this week for the creation of two new fire stations that will place a heavy emphasis …
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Volleyball stars grow locally in Estrella Youth Sports

To most of the girls volleyball followers in the state, the ascension of Estrella Foothills volleyball in a year from eighth seed to six points away from a 4A state title was a stunning …

The West Valley Preps' 2019-20 girls soccer preview

The girls soccer season is under way for Northwest Valley high schools. Here are previews, with coaches’ comments, for teams that responded to our questions: CACTUS COBRAS 4A West Valley …
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The 2019 All West Valley Preps Girls Volleyball Team

West Valley Preps has selected the top volleyball players in the Northwest Valley for the 2019 season. This year we’ve added Estrella Foothills and Millennium. And we've added a third team …
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West Valley Preps' 2019-20 Boys Soccer Preview

The boys soccer season is under way for Northwest Valley high schools. Here are previews, with coaches’ comments, for several local teams: ESTRELLA FOOTHILLS WOLVES 4A Southwest …
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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.
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Opinions

Be a light to someone going through a difficult time this holiday season and consider taking part in Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Ignite Hope walk. For the first time this year, the walk …

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.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently revised some rules governing oil-and-gas rig methane emissions...
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 …
Business

Relocating one of their West Valley shops to Goodyear has proven to be a win for Cowtown Skateboards – not to mention Goodyear skating enthusiasts. “We wanted to be a lot closer to the …

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) hosted a grand opening for its 10th parts distribution center (PDC), launched earlier this fall. Located just outside of Phoenix, the 268,000 square-foot …
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 …
There is a ribbon cutting for Green Ribbon Homes/Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices AZ Properties noon-1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at 1616 N. Litchfield Road, suite 115. Call 602-339-5865. A Fairfield Inn …
Education

The Community Choir at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is seeking additional singers for the spring semester that begins Tuesday, Jan. 21. Now in its fourth season, the EMCC Community …

        IF YOU GO What: “The Nutcracker” When: 7 p.m. Dec. 12-14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 Tickets: General admission $24 ($32 for general admission plus …
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 …
The West Valley is approaching a surge of growth and an evolving job market. Estrella Mountain Community College is getting ready for it. “I think what you’re beginning to see is this …
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