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By Tim J. Randall The monsoon season isn’t over yet, so there’s still time for it to bring torrential downpours across the Valley. Besides flooding, there are the high winds, which can lead to significant numbers of downed trees or “windthrow.” There are ways to avoid this... + continue reading
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Saturday, August 19, 2017
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By Dave Clark Ryan and Krystina Whitten are admitted gamers, who grew up playing 8-bit games. So, when the couple decided to open a small, independent craft microbrewery, they wanted to carry over a bit of that influence. Opened in May 2015, 8-Bit Aleworks does not serve food, but has a 46-seat... + continue reading

The metal sculpture, titled “Tres Rios,” represents the three rivers that surround Avondale – the Gila, Agua Fria and Salt rivers. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)
Friday, August 18, 2017
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By Israel Gonzalez Avondale’s history and residents’ hopes are on full display, thanks to a public art piece installed at the Randall McDaniel Sports Complex on August 1. The metal sculpture, dubbed “Tres Rios,” represents the bodies of water that surround Avondale... + continue reading

The freeway’s path. (Map courtesy ADOT)
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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By Paul Maryniak As construction continues on the West Valley end of the South Mountain Freeway, a legal battle is grinding on in San Francisco that could stop or dramatically delay the most expensive highway project in state history. That battle, unfolding in thousands of pages of legal... + continue reading

Hall of Famer Tim Raines, who has lived in Goodyear for 11 years, throws the ceremonial first pitch at the D-backs/Dodgers game on August 9. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Diamondbacks/Sarah Sachs)
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Former baseball player and 11-year Goodyear resident Tim Raines stands on the steps of the Diamondbacks’ dugout prior to their August 9 game. He is greeted by D-backs coaches Mike Fetters and Mike Butler, both of whom are excited about meeting the new... + continue reading
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The metal sculpture, titled “Tres Rios,” represents the three rivers that surround Avondale – the Gila, Agua Fria and Salt rivers. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)

The freeway’s path. (Map courtesy ADOT)

Hall of Famer Tim Raines, who has lived in Goodyear for 11 years, throws the ceremonial first pitch at the D-backs/Dodgers game on August 9. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Diamondbacks/Sarah Sachs)

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By West Valley View staff Twenty-four nonprofit agencies that provide services and programs to the Avondale community received $100,000 in funding as part of the city of Avondale’s... + continue reading

Robert McCabe, a Goodyear police detective, and Howard Doyle, a retired Goodyear resident, exchange personal stories over a cup of coffee at Wildflower Bread Company as part of the Coffee with a Cop event. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)
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Jose Valdez, a Buckeye resident who survived a stroke, works on light exercises as part of the Fit and Strong! program designed to help with joint pain, anxiety and promote healthy lifestyles. (Photo courtesy City of Buckeye)
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At age 15, Youngker High School student Broc Hurd of Buckeye was the youngest amateur to participate in the John Deere Classic Pro-Am in July.
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By Casey Pritchard Broc Hurd is only 16, but he’s already breaking records. In July, the Youngker High School junior, then 15, became the youngest golfer to play in the John Deere Classic Pro... + continue reading

Estrella Foothills football coach Derek Wahlstrom gives instruction during a preseason scrimmage August 9 against Agua Fria. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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Hall of Famer Tim Raines, who has lived in Goodyear for 11 years, throws the ceremonial first pitch at the D-backs/Dodgers game on August 9. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Diamondbacks/Sarah Sachs)
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Nick Thyfault, middle linebacker for the Agua Fria High School Owls, takes part in blocking drills before the first game. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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By Daisy Finch Gov. Doug Ducey’s office wants to honor the state’s top youth for the 16th year. The deadline is August 31 for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards prizes. To... + continue reading

Brian Scritchfield. (Photo courtesy Buckeye Police Department)
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Alyssa Bartlett, of Litchfield Park, proudly displays the spacesuit and scholarship medal she earned while attending Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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Eliseo Garcia, left, a 16-year-old Westwood High School student, and 17-year-old Preston Sandoval, of Metro Tech High School, work on a car during UTI’s Summer Ignite program. (Photo courtesy UTI)
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Community Notes are published as space permits. The View runs these items free of charge as a service to the community and puts as many into each newspaper as possible. If you have a notice that must... + continue reading

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Thaddeus Hardin Enloe Thaddeus Hardin Enloe (Thad H. Enloe), a resident of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away  on July 17, 2017 in Gilbert, Arizona. Thad was born January 29, 1938... + continue reading
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