BELEN MORENO, center, of Avondale and John Soto of Glendale read the names of local World War II veterans during a past Memorial Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Litchfield Park. This year’s ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. at the World War II Memorial on the west side of the Litchfield Elementary School grounds at 255 E. Wigwam Blvd. View photos by Ray Thomas
BELEN MORENO, center, of Avondale and John Soto of Glendale read the names of local World War II veterans during a past Memorial Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Litchfield Park. This year’s ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. at the World War II Memorial on the west side of the Litchfield Elementary School grounds at 255 E. Wigwam Blvd. View photos by Ray Thomas
Friday, May 22, 2015
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Three West Valley cities have Memorial Day events planned in commemoration and honor of fallen soldiers. Avondale Avondale’s Memorial Day service will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. on Memorial Day at the Avondale Civic Center Amphitheater, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale. The names of... + continue reading
MASON WHITENER, 9, of Buckeye jumps into the San Francisco Bay April 27 for The Escape from the Rock annual swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shore.
MASON WHITENER, 9, of Buckeye jumps into the San Francisco Bay April 27 for The Escape from the Rock annual swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shore.
Friday, May 22, 2015
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Some men are destined never to leave Alcatraz, while some boys are by swimming across the San Francisco Bay. Mason Whitener, 9, of Buckeye made the 1.4-mile swim from the island that is home to the infamous prison to the San Francisco shore last month. It took one hour and 15 minutes for the... + continue reading
VOLUNTEER PIEDAD TAPIO packs a food box Tuesday at the Tolleson Food Bank. The food bank, at 10 S. 93rd Ave., distributes 75 to 150 food boxes to people in need every Tuesday. View photo by David Weibel
VOLUNTEER PIEDAD TAPIO packs a food box Tuesday at the Tolleson Food Bank. The food bank, at 10 S. 93rd Ave., distributes 75 to 150 food boxes to people in need every Tuesday. View photo by David Weibel
Friday, May 22, 2015
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Summer food drive The West Valley View’s annual summer food drive benefits the following sites: • Agua Fria Food and Clothing Bank, 405 E. Harrison St. in Avondale; 623-932-9135. Open 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. • Agua Fria Food and... + continue reading
LITCHFIELD ELEMENTARY FIFTH-GRADERS ask Edna Pasqualetti questions May 14 about her time as a pupil at Litchfield Elementary. The 101-year-old was touring the newly renovated school. View photo by David Weibel
LITCHFIELD ELEMENTARY FIFTH-GRADERS ask Edna Pasqualetti questions May 14 about her time as a pupil at Litchfield Elementary. The 101-year-old was touring the newly renovated school. View photo by David Weibel
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RON RAYNER shares some of the history of Litchfield Elementary School May 14 as his third cousin Edna Pasqualetti and Litchfield Elementary School District spokeswoman Ann Donahue look on. The 101-year-old Pasqualetti was touring the school she attended 80 years ago. View photo by David Weibel
RON RAYNER shares some of the history of Litchfield Elementary School May 14 as his third cousin Edna Pasqualetti and Litchfield Elementary School District spokeswoman Ann Donahue look on. The 101-year-old Pasqualetti was touring the school she attended 80 years ago. View photo by David Weibel
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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Former Litchfield Elementary pupil visits 80 years later On Oct. 9, 1917, the first school session at Litchfield Elementary was held in a cook shack with wooden floors, a double roof and canvas side flaps. Jonathan Lambert Rayner, a West Valley farmer and founder of the Litchfield Elementary... + continue reading
JORDAN CHAMPION lines up against a receiver during a game for North Dakota State last year. The Westview graduate has been around for four Football Championship Subdivision titles, and will look to make it No. 5 this upcoming season. Submitted photo
JORDAN CHAMPION lines up against a receiver during a game for North Dakota State last year. The Westview graduate has been around for four Football Championship Subdivision titles, and will look to make it No. 5 this upcoming season. Submitted photo
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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Former Westview standout part of winning ways at North Dakota State There’s a reason he’s called Champion, and it’s not just because it’s his last name. Former Westview standout Jordan Champion has been at North Dakota State University for four years, during which time he... + continue reading
BELEN MORENO, center, of Avondale and John Soto of Glendale read the names of local World War II veterans during a past Memorial Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Litchfield Park. This year’s ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. at the World War II Memorial on the west side of the Litchfield Elementary School grounds at 255 E. Wigwam Blvd. View photos by Ray Thomas
BELEN MORENO, center, of Avondale and John Soto of Glendale read the names of local World War II veterans during a past Memorial Day ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Litchfield Park. This year’s ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. at the World War II Memorial on the west side of the Litchfield Elementary School grounds at 255 E. Wigwam Blvd. View photos by Ray Thomas
MASON WHITENER, 9, of Buckeye jumps into the San Francisco Bay April 27 for The Escape from the Rock annual swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shore.
MASON WHITENER, 9, of Buckeye jumps into the San Francisco Bay April 27 for The Escape from the Rock annual swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shore.
VOLUNTEER PIEDAD TAPIO packs a food box Tuesday at the Tolleson Food Bank. The food bank, at 10 S. 93rd Ave., distributes 75 to 150 food boxes to people in need every Tuesday. View photo by David Weibel
VOLUNTEER PIEDAD TAPIO packs a food box Tuesday at the Tolleson Food Bank. The food bank, at 10 S. 93rd Ave., distributes 75 to 150 food boxes to people in need every Tuesday. View photo by David Weibel
LITCHFIELD ELEMENTARY FIFTH-GRADERS ask Edna Pasqualetti questions May 14 about her time as a pupil at Litchfield Elementary. The 101-year-old was touring the newly renovated school. View photo by David Weibel
LITCHFIELD ELEMENTARY FIFTH-GRADERS ask Edna Pasqualetti questions May 14 about her time as a pupil at Litchfield Elementary. The 101-year-old was touring the newly renovated school. View photo by David Weibel
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RON RAYNER shares some of the history of Litchfield Elementary School May 14 as his third cousin Edna Pasqualetti and Litchfield Elementary School District spokeswoman Ann Donahue look on. The 101-year-old Pasqualetti was touring the school she attended 80 years ago. View photo by David Weibel
RON RAYNER shares some of the history of Litchfield Elementary School May 14 as his third cousin Edna Pasqualetti and Litchfield Elementary School District spokeswoman Ann Donahue look on. The 101-year-old Pasqualetti was touring the school she attended 80 years ago. View photo by David Weibel
JORDAN CHAMPION lines up against a receiver during a game for North Dakota State last year. The Westview graduate has been around for four Football Championship Subdivision titles, and will look to make it No. 5 this upcoming season. Submitted photo
JORDAN CHAMPION lines up against a receiver during a game for North Dakota State last year. The Westview graduate has been around for four Football Championship Subdivision titles, and will look to make it No. 5 this upcoming season. Submitted photo

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Three people were arrested in a drug case May 20 in Goodyear, police said. Christian Dubrow, 19, Robert Dubrow, 45 and Brittany Reed, 21, were arrested at a home in the 17000 block of West Watkins... + continue reading

Luke Air Force Base Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus unveils the new F-35 artwork commissioned for the base. Luke changed it's mission May 21 to officially add F-35 training.
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VOLUNTEER PIEDAD TAPIO packs a food box Tuesday at the Tolleson Food Bank. The food bank, at 10 S. 93rd Ave., distributes 75 to 150 food boxes to people in need every Tuesday. View photo by David Weibel
VOLUNTEER PIEDAD TAPIO packs a food box Tuesday at the Tolleson Food Bank. The food bank, at 10 S. 93rd Ave., distributes 75 to 150 food boxes to people in need every Tuesday. View photo by David Weibel
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AARON QUEEN, a Verrado High School senior who scored a perfect 800 on the math portion of the SAT, discusses his strategy May 15 in the Buckeye school’s library. View photo by David Weibel
AARON QUEEN, a Verrado High School senior who scored a perfect 800 on the math portion of the SAT, discusses his strategy May 15 in the Buckeye school’s library. View photo by David Weibel
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JULIE PHAM, a junior at Millennium High School in Goodyear, shares her secret — lots of practice — to scoring a perfect 800 on the math portion of the SAT May 4 in the school’s library. View photo by David Weibel
JULIE PHAM, a junior at Millennium High School in Goodyear, shares her secret — lots of practice — to scoring a perfect 800 on the math portion of the SAT May 4 in the school’s library. View photo by David Weibel
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ROBERT BYBEE of Buckeye runs the 400-meter dash at the Division III state track and field meet May 9 at Mesa Community College. Bybee took second in the event and broke a 37-year-old school record, finishing in 49.55 seconds. View photo by Ray Thomas
ROBERT BYBEE of Buckeye runs the 400-meter dash at the Division III state track and field meet May 9 at Mesa Community College. Bybee took second in the event and broke a 37-year-old school record, finishing in 49.55 seconds. View photo by Ray Thomas
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Jordan Banister wins 2nd consecutive long jump title For the second year in a row, Jordan Banister claimed the Division III state track and field long jump title, helping Buckeye finish fourth... + continue reading
BOSTON RICHARDSON of Estrella Foothills tees off at the first hole during last year’s Division III state golf tournament at Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott. Richardson shot a 154 at this year’s tournament to place ninth, the same position he finished last year. View photo by Casey Pritchard
BOSTON RICHARDSON of Estrella Foothills tees off at the first hole during last year’s Division III state golf tournament at Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott. Richardson shot a 154 at this year’s tournament to place ninth, the same position he finished last year. View photo by Casey Pritchard
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GIO LOPEZ of Millennium fires a pitch against Tolleson this season. The Tigers’ ace pitcher was named Division I, Section 4 Player of the Year after posting a 7-1 record and 1.23 ERA. View photo by Ray Thomas
GIO LOPEZ of Millennium fires a pitch against Tolleson this season. The Tigers’ ace pitcher was named Division I, Section 4 Player of the Year after posting a 7-1 record and 1.23 ERA. View photo by Ray Thomas
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LOGAN HUFF of Estrella Foothills leans across the finish line of the 4x100-meter dash at the Division III state track and field championships May 9 at Mesa Community College. Huff helped that relay place third in 51.06 seconds, and she finished fifth in the open 400. View photo by Ray Thomas
LOGAN HUFF of Estrella Foothills leans across the finish line of the 4x100-meter dash at the Division III state track and field championships May 9 at Mesa Community College. Huff helped that relay place third in 51.06 seconds, and she finished fifth in the open 400. View photo by Ray Thomas
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MILLENNIUM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT Nathan Dahlstrom rehearses a scene from The Drowsy Chaperone April 1 at the Goodyear school. The production took the grand prize May 2 at the ASU Gammage Arizona High School Musical Theater Awards. View photo by David Weibel
MILLENNIUM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT Nathan Dahlstrom rehearses a scene from The Drowsy Chaperone April 1 at the Goodyear school. The production took the grand prize May 2 at the ASU Gammage Arizona High School Musical Theater Awards. View photo by David Weibel
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Alma E. Anderson Alma E. Anderson, 95, of Goodyear died May 16, 2015, in Avondale. Mrs. Anderson was born Sept. 17, 1919, in Orion, Ill. She married Wayne L. Anderson Aug. 24, 1940. She was a... + continue reading
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