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Suspects in custody after shooting at Glendale police vehicle

No injuries were reported after a suspect shot at a patrol vehicle, according to Glendale police.

Police bust drug operation selling in El Mirage, Peoria and Glendale

Several people were arrested in connection with the selling of illegal drugs in the West Valley. One of the end results was the closure of a drug house in El Mirage, according to …

2-year-old girl dies in drowning incident in Glendale

A 2-year-old girl is dead following a drowning incident in Glendale. The incident happened the afternoon of Wednesday, April 8 near 53rd and Northern avenues. Glendale police said officials …

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 …

Maricopa County Board to consider eviction prevention amid COVID-19

Maricopa County leaders will hold their second telephonic formal public meeting today, inviting residents to attend remotely while safely maintaining social distance. With an agenda comprised of …
West Valley Preps
WEST VALLEY PREPS

IT WAS JUST BETTER THERE

After years on the high school sports circuit, the slogans and cliches begin to blend together. “We’re a family.” “These guys are my brothers.” “These players …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

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 …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

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 …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

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 …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

FOUR SPORTS AND 4 YEARS AGO

Only a pandemic could stop the sports season for Deer Valley senior Sara Roskelley. The track season, along with other spring sports, is on hold as state government, education officials and the …
Education

      Peoria Unified preschool registration under way Available online through April 19 Early registration for Peoria Unified School District’s Early Childhood …

      Teacher of the Year nomination deadline April 30 Applications available online Nominations for the 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year Awards through the Arizona …
In light of recent events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Midwestern University, 19555 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, has decided to freeze its tuition rates for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year in …
Opinion

The economic fallout of COVID-19 is huge. Millions of low-wage workers have been laid off, making it virtually impossible to pay the rent or mortgage. This can quickly lead to evictions and …

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 …
Business

Lawn mowing app GreenPal expands to Glendale

GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, has launched in Glendale. Nashville-based GreenPal allows homeowners to find local, pre-screened lawn …

FirstBank announces effort to assist customers, employees and communities

FirstBank announced a comprehensive effort to help those impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic, including the launch of its customer assistance program, increased compensation for on-site …

View a webinar on the Paycheck Protection Plan loan process today

Citizens may view a webinar on the Paycheck Protection Plan loan process 1-2 p.m. April 6.

Virtual career support for women launches in metro-Phoenix in Response to COVID-19

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.

Glendale Planning Commission to consider north Glendale Dutch Bros in Thursday meeting

In its Thursday night meeting, the Glendale Planning Commission will consider giving special permission for a new Dutch Bros proposed for north Glendale to have a drive-thru.  How to …
Entertainment
Sun City resident Tom Mein is a working professional West Valley musician who hasn’t been able to play gigs or give in-person lessons since the coronavirus pandemic led to shelter-in-place conditions.

West Valley guitarist pivots from live career to online

Try to understand how busy local musician Tom Mein was before the coronavirus pandemic. He plays guitar with 56 (rockabilly/rock …

Parks and rec department shares COVID-19 updates, precautions, suggestions

When Governor Doug Ducey imposed a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a point stressed throughout his March 30 …
A past piano recital at Westbrook Village in Peoria featured a duet with Carol Morse and Kathryn Brown.

Performing groups grapple with closures, financial setbacks, lost preparation

When West Valley recreation centers closed their doors and social gatherings were restricted, actions taken as a precautionary measure …
Carvin Jones will stream a live concert on his Facebook page on Saturday, April 4.

Blues guitarist Carvin Jones to stream concert to raise money

      Blues guitarist Carvin Jones to stream concert to raise money Virtuoso on a mission to help elderly during …
During social isolation, residents can take a virtual tour of current exhibits at the Arts HQ Gallery in Surprise.

West Valley Arts Council launches online virtual tour

      West Valley Arts Council launches online virtual tour Current exhibits available for viewing – from a safe …
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