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Texans' losing streak hits six with 31-5 loss to Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Houston had Kyler Murray holding his head after big hits, shaking it after tripping him up several times. The Cardinals' crafty quarterback kept getting up and getting …

Cardinals move to 7-0 for season, roll past Texans 31-5

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — DeAndre Hopkins caught a touchdown pass against his former team, Zach Ertz caught a touchdown pass for his new team and the Arizona Cardinals scored 31 unanswered points to …

Sorokin stops 26 shots in Islanders' 3-0 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brock Nelson had a goal and an assist, Ilya Sorokin stopped 26 shots and the New York Islanders kept the Arizona Coyotes winless with a 3-0 victory Saturday night. New …

McDavid scores 200th goal in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid scored twice to eclipse 200 career goals and had an assist, Zach Hyman had two goals and the Edmonton Oilers remained undefeated with a 5-1 victory over the …

Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Hurricanes roll past winless Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first goal for Carolina in his return to Montreal, helping the Hurricanes beat the winless Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night. The 21-year-old …
The three Fired Pie locations in Glendale will take part in National First Responders Day this month.
A private Arizona-based buyer purchased a Glendale apartment complex for $56.1 million.
Glendale resident Lynne Emmons is the new vice president of outpatient services at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services.
Walmart will be the tenant behind the biggest industrial deal in Arizona history, in Glendale.
Neighbors & Good News

2 Glendale locations offering free COVID testing throughout October

Easy Testing has an ongoing partnership with Maricopa County to offer free COVID-19 testing for the community at two Glendale locations:

Q&A: Meet Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is the chief program officer with Phoenix Rescue Mission, which provides solutions to people facing hunger and homelessness.

Free multi-service event for veterans coming to Glendale

The eighth annual “Stand Up for Veterans” event takes place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at Arizona Christian University, 1 W. Firestorm Way, Glendale.

As host of ‘The People's Open’ Phoenix Thunderbirds raise more than $3.8 million for Arizona charities

The Thunderbirds --- hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open --- announced the 2021 edition of “The People’s Open” raised more than $3.8 million that will be awarded to Arizona …
Glendale volunteers take part in a recent community project. To get involved, visit GlendaleAZ.com and search for the “Glendale Star Program” or the “Community Volunteer Program.”

Glendale neighborhood beautification project to take place this weekend

An army of volunteers is set to descend on Glendale’s Granada Estates Neighborhood on Saturday, Oct. 2. They will be painting homes, assisting with yardwork, landscaping and adding addresses to curbs.
Sergeant Patrick Campbell died in 1985 from complications stemming from a 1980 injury suffered in the line of duty.

Glendale honors fallen officer with blue hydrant

Glendale dedicated another fire hydrant to a fallen public servant.
Softball is always a big part of Glendale’s Park and Rec offerings. The winter season begins in January.

Glendale Parks and Rec earns national accreditation

The city of Glendale’s Parks and Recreation Department has joined an elite group of parks and recreation agencies across the country by earning reaccreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).
Superstition Mountain near Goldfield Ghost Town, by Curtis Roberts, of Peoria. [Submitted photo]

2022 Scenic Arizona Calendars are now available

Copies of Independent Newsmedia’s 2022 Scenic Arizona Calendar are now available for purchase. Photographers with submissions featured in the calendar include: Curtis Roberts, of Peoria; …

Impact Gymnastics Academy to host 1st ‘Make an Impact’ Invitational

The Impact Gymnastics Academy, in north Phoenix, will host its first “Make an Impact Invitational” on Oct. 2-3 at the Arizona Sports Complex, 3555 W. Pinnacle Peak Road, in Glendale.

Game and Fish to host virtual meetings on plans for the state’s wildlife future

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is updating its 10-year conservation plan — the Arizona Wildlife Conservation Strategy (AWCS) — and is sharing core elements of the new strategy based on public input to date.
Prep Sports & Education Reporting

While Deer Valley Unified School District followed the state’s trends this year with lower AzMERIT test scores, remediation efforts that started this past summer and showed progress will continue through 2024.

Arizona Christian University, in Glendale, came in as the No. 3-ranked college or university in Arizona, according to a new study.

2021 West Valley Preps Week 6 football scoreboard

Games Oct. 1 6A Mountain Ridge (4-1) 52, Avondale Westview (1-4) 0 Liberty (4-1) 35, Mesa Red Mountain (4-1) 23 Centennial (2-3) 46, Shadow Ridge (3-2) 20 Chandler Basha (5-0) 48, …

Liberty's Wallace works overtime to win player of the week

Liberty senior running back Zach Wallace did his best running after regulation in the Lions' 41-38 win at rival Sunrise Mountain Sept. 17, scoring all three of his team's overtime touchdowns. It …

West Valley Preps catches up with high school badminton

The high school girls badminton season is nearly halfway through, so this is far to late to be called a preview. West Valley Preps and Independent Newspapers asked local high school coaches about how …
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Cactus throttles Sunrise, stays unbeaten on the season

Four weeks in, and it’s getting hard to tell when (or if) the Cactus Cobras are actually struggling.

2021 West Valley Preps Week 5 football scoreboard

Games Sept. 24 6A Mountain Ridge (3-1) 42, Phoenix North (2-2) 6 Chandler (4-0) 41, Liberty (3-1) 21 Chandler Hamilton (4-0) 33, Centennial (1-3) 15 Laveen Cesar Chavez (3-0) 34, …
Your Glendale Voices
The holidays are coming soon to Historic Downtown Glendale, and get a head start with the Holiday Open House on Nov. 13.

Downtown Glendale to host Holiday Open House

The 25th Annual Holiday Open House is returning to Historic Downtown Glendale.
Sean Astin, Corey Feldman, Martha Plimpton, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Kerri Green, and Ke Huy Quan star in 1985’s “The Goonies,” which will play under the stars in Glendale on Oct. 22.

Movies under the stars coming to Glendale

Glendale’s “Movies by Moonlight” series is set to return with three family favorites for the fall.
“Rosie The Riveter” cast members, from left, Bella Munson (Mary), Ava Iorio (Melinda), Jonathan Shamoun (Tommy), Kinslee Judson (Rosie O’Connell), Zaine Hegazy (ensemble) and Anthony Piunno (Eddie Kendrick) rehearse a scene Oct. 13 inside the performing arts center at Deer Valley High School.

Deer Valley High relates ’40s stage classic to today in Glendale

The Deer Valley High School theatre department is applying 1940s messages to today’s challenges.

‘Ghosts & Goodies’ event coming to Westgate in Glendale

A spooky day of activities is coming to Westgate in Glendale.

Downtown Glendale to host Front Porch Festival

The 27th Annual Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 in Historic Downtown Glendale and Caitlin Court.
Exhibitors and guests take part in a previous Arizona Toy Con event.

Huge toy show making way to Glendale

The self-described Valley’s largest toy show is back in Glendale this month.

Rose Band bringing classic rock to West Valley gig

The Priscilla Rose Band will perform their blend of classic rock and pop at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at Chef Peters Bistro, 17300 N. Sun Village Parkway, in Surprise.

Comedy legend Jimmie Walker on his way to Glendale

Jimmie Walker is heading to Glendale as part of Stir Crazy Comedy Club’s Legends of Stand Up Series.
Former WBO lightweight champion Ray Beltrán, right, sizes up opponent Edgar Ramirez during Thursday’s weigh-in at Mariscos y Sushi El Dorado Sin III in Glendale for the Brawl in the Barrio’s main event.

Former champ looking for late chance at Glendale boxing event

For a fighter who has seen just about it all in his 20-plus years since going pro, Ray Beltrán knows there’s a lot on the line for him Friday night in Glendale.
Adam Bei works with the three “Alisons” of the upcoming show “Fun Home” - Alyssa Armstrong, Emma Gass and Ava Newton - at Spotlight Youth Theatre in Glendale.

Spotlight Youth Theatre in Glendale earns 15 Zoni Awards

Spotlight Youth Theatre in Glendale earns 15 Zoni Awards
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