FFA STATE PRESIDENT JOSHUA TROUB, left, a Buckeye Union HS student, VP. Bryce Cluff, Secretary Nicole Piech, a Millennium HS student, VP. Alex Stinson, VP. Jacob Kaltenbach, VP. Shelby Wood, VP. Victoria Rackley,Treasurer Logan Bethay, an Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center — Estrella Mountain student, Sentinel Isabel Forlastro and Reporter Leah Thimgan, a Millennium HS graduate, pose July 1 at Bryce Canyon National Park during the National State Officer Leadership Conference in southwestern Utah. Submitted photo
Friday, July 31, 2015
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4 West Valley residents serving on 10-member State Officer Team FFA may have begun in a small farming town in Virginia 85 years ago, but the organization is still nationally active today and playing a big role in the lives of West Valley youths. The national organization, which formerly stood for... + continue reading
ERIC ANDERSON, Tolleson Union High School District garage assistant, works on the brakes of a district school bus July 28. Before the beginning of each school year, each of the 70 buses in the district’s fleet goes through six hours of safety inspections. To see all photos from this shoot, go to www.westvalleyview.com/pictures. View photo by Jordan Christopher
ERIC ANDERSON, Tolleson Union High School District garage assistant, works on the brakes of a district school bus July 28. Before the beginning of each school year, each of the 70 buses in the district’s fleet goes through six hours of safety inspections. To see all photos from this shoot, go to www.westvalleyview.com/pictures. View photo by Jordan Christopher
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A TOLLESON UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS sits on a lift July 28. The West Valley district is one of only a handful that have air conditioned buses, something the maintenance crew is making sure works during its annual inspections of all 70 buses in the fleet. View photo by Jordan Christopher
A TOLLESON UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS sits on a lift July 28. The West Valley district is one of only a handful that have air conditioned buses, something the maintenance crew is making sure works during its annual inspections of all 70 buses in the fleet. View photo by Jordan Christopher
Friday, July 31, 2015
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West Valley school districts prepare for return of pupils During the school year, buses in the Tolleson Union High School District drive about 4,070 miles a day — far enough to travel from Los Angeles to New York and then to Oklahoma. The district spans 104 square miles, and last year, its... + continue reading
BRANDON COURTNEY of Desert Edge holds the trophy he won by taking first place at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Championships July 25 in Fargo, N.D. Courtney won all six of his matches, including an 11-9 victory in the finals, to claim the title. View photo by Jordan Christopher
BRANDON COURTNEY of Desert Edge holds the trophy he won by taking first place at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Championships July 25 in Fargo, N.D. Courtney won all six of his matches, including an 11-9 victory in the finals, to claim the title. View photo by Jordan Christopher
Friday, July 31, 2015
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Brandon Courtney takes ASICS/Vaughan title at 113 pounds After winning the ASICS/Vaughan Junior Nationals freestyle wrestling tournament July 25 in Fargo, N.D., Brandon Courtney’s father, Jonathan, didn’t even realize how great a feat his 113-pound son had just pulled off. “... + continue reading
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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You wanted pets, we give you pets. With this weekly feature, readers can view profiles of adoptable cats and dogs of various shapes and sizes from Glendale’s Sun Valley Animal Shelter. Most of the animals that will have their mugs shown in this space will be canines and felines that are a... + continue reading
PAUL HEIDEN, a fourth-generation Buckeye cattle rancher, talks about being selected for Project CENTRL July 24 at his farm. Project CENTRL focuses on promoting rural leadership in Arizona. View photo by Jordan Christopher
PAUL HEIDEN, a fourth-generation Buckeye cattle rancher, talks about being selected for Project CENTRL July 24 at his farm. Project CENTRL focuses on promoting rural leadership in Arizona. View photo by Jordan Christopher
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ED GERAK, general manager of the Buckeye Water Conservation District, stands over a canal July 24 in Buckeye. Gerak was selected to participate in Project CENTRL, a one-year educational program that promotes leadership development experience to serve and provide a voice for rural communities in the state. (Below) Buckeye cattle farmer Paul Heiden gets some attention from one of his horses July 24 on his farm. The fourth-generation farmer was also chosen to participate in Project CENTRL. View photos by Jorda
ED GERAK, general manager of the Buckeye Water Conservation District, stands over a canal July 24 in Buckeye. Gerak was selected to participate in Project CENTRL, a one-year educational program that promotes leadership development experience to serve and provide a voice for rural communities in the state. (Below) Buckeye cattle farmer Paul Heiden gets some attention from one of his horses July 24 on his farm. The fourth-generation farmer was also chosen to participate in Project CENTRL. View photos by Jordan Christopher
Monday, July 27, 2015
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2 Buckeye men selected to participate in leadership program Ed Gerak, general manager of the Buckeye Water Conservation & Drainage District, and Paul Heiden, manager at the Heiden Land and Cattle Co. in Buckeye, are taking part in Class XXIV of the Center for Rural Leadership. The Center for... + continue reading

FFA STATE PRESIDENT JOSHUA TROUB, left, a Buckeye Union HS student, VP. Bryce Cluff, Secretary Nicole Piech, a Millennium HS student, VP. Alex Stinson, VP. Jacob Kaltenbach, VP. Shelby Wood, VP. Victoria Rackley,Treasurer Logan Bethay, an Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center — Estrella Mountain student, Sentinel Isabel Forlastro and Reporter Leah Thimgan, a Millennium HS graduate, pose July 1 at Bryce Canyon National Park during the National State Officer Leadership Conference in southwestern Utah. Submitted photo
ERIC ANDERSON, Tolleson Union High School District garage assistant, works on the brakes of a district school bus July 28. Before the beginning of each school year, each of the 70 buses in the district’s fleet goes through six hours of safety inspections. To see all photos from this shoot, go to www.westvalleyview.com/pictures. View photo by Jordan Christopher
ERIC ANDERSON, Tolleson Union High School District garage assistant, works on the brakes of a district school bus July 28. Before the beginning of each school year, each of the 70 buses in the district’s fleet goes through six hours of safety inspections. To see all photos from this shoot, go to www.westvalleyview.com/pictures. View photo by Jordan Christopher
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A TOLLESON UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS sits on a lift July 28. The West Valley district is one of only a handful that have air conditioned buses, something the maintenance crew is making sure works during its annual inspections of all 70 buses in the fleet. View photo by Jordan Christopher
A TOLLESON UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS sits on a lift July 28. The West Valley district is one of only a handful that have air conditioned buses, something the maintenance crew is making sure works during its annual inspections of all 70 buses in the fleet. View photo by Jordan Christopher
BRANDON COURTNEY of Desert Edge holds the trophy he won by taking first place at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Championships July 25 in Fargo, N.D. Courtney won all six of his matches, including an 11-9 victory in the finals, to claim the title. View photo by Jordan Christopher
BRANDON COURTNEY of Desert Edge holds the trophy he won by taking first place at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Championships July 25 in Fargo, N.D. Courtney won all six of his matches, including an 11-9 victory in the finals, to claim the title. View photo by Jordan Christopher
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PAUL HEIDEN, a fourth-generation Buckeye cattle rancher, talks about being selected for Project CENTRL July 24 at his farm. Project CENTRL focuses on promoting rural leadership in Arizona. View photo by Jordan Christopher
PAUL HEIDEN, a fourth-generation Buckeye cattle rancher, talks about being selected for Project CENTRL July 24 at his farm. Project CENTRL focuses on promoting rural leadership in Arizona. View photo by Jordan Christopher
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ED GERAK, general manager of the Buckeye Water Conservation District, stands over a canal July 24 in Buckeye. Gerak was selected to participate in Project CENTRL, a one-year educational program that promotes leadership development experience to serve and provide a voice for rural communities in the state. (Below) Buckeye cattle farmer Paul Heiden gets some attention from one of his horses July 24 on his farm. The fourth-generation farmer was also chosen to participate in Project CENTRL. View photos by Jorda
ED GERAK, general manager of the Buckeye Water Conservation District, stands over a canal July 24 in Buckeye. Gerak was selected to participate in Project CENTRL, a one-year educational program that promotes leadership development experience to serve and provide a voice for rural communities in the state. (Below) Buckeye cattle farmer Paul Heiden gets some attention from one of his horses July 24 on his farm. The fourth-generation farmer was also chosen to participate in Project CENTRL. View photos by Jordan Christopher

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A transient man living in Avondale is accused of throwing a rock through a car’s rear windshield while two people and a child were inside. Kelton Washington, 32, allegedly threw a rock after... + continue reading

FFA STATE PRESIDENT JOSHUA TROUB, left, a Buckeye Union HS student, VP. Bryce Cluff, Secretary Nicole Piech, a Millennium HS student, VP. Alex Stinson, VP. Jacob Kaltenbach, VP. Shelby Wood, VP. Victoria Rackley,Treasurer Logan Bethay, an Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center — Estrella Mountain student, Sentinel Isabel Forlastro and Reporter Leah Thimgan, a Millennium HS graduate, pose July 1 at Bryce Canyon National Park during the National State Officer Leadership Conference in southwestern Utah. Submitted photo
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There are the occasional athletes that come along and shoot right to the top of everyone’s recruiting lists. For the other 99 percent of student athletes looking to continue playing careers... + continue reading
TANNER LUNG, Desert Edge’s quarterback in 2010, evades a Liberty defender while running the football. The Scorpions squeaked out a 14-11 victory Nov. 5, 2010, to win their first ever region title. View photo
TANNER LUNG, Desert Edge’s quarterback in 2010, evades a Liberty defender while running the football. The Scorpions squeaked out a 14-11 victory Nov. 5, 2010, to win their first ever region title. View photo
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ANDRE ADAMS, a Westview graduate, looks to get a shot up with his left hand during a game against St. Mary’s in 2014. Adams recently committed to playing basketball for ASU. View photo by Ray Thomas
ANDRE ADAMS, a Westview graduate, looks to get a shot up with his left hand during a game against St. Mary’s in 2014. Adams recently committed to playing basketball for ASU. View photo by Ray Thomas
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BRANDON COURTNEY of Desert Edge holds the trophy he won by taking first place at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Championships July 25 in Fargo, N.D. Courtney won all six of his matches, including an 11-9 victory in the finals, to claim the title. View photo by Jordan Christopher
BRANDON COURTNEY of Desert Edge holds the trophy he won by taking first place at the ASICS/Vaughan Junior National Championships July 25 in Fargo, N.D. Courtney won all six of his matches, including an 11-9 victory in the finals, to claim the title. View photo by Jordan Christopher
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School 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
BUCKEYE SIBLINGS Codey, left, and Jessilee James are headed to nationals for the third time. View file photo
BUCKEYE SIBLINGS Codey, left, and Jessilee James are headed to nationals for the third time. View file photo
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Kathy S. Alvarez Kathy S. Alvarez, 65, of Goodyear died July 27, 2015, in Avondale. Ms. Alvarez was born Dec. 15, 1949, in Carlsbad, N.M. She was a transcriber for the Phoenix Police Department.... + continue reading
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