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Thu
21
Sep

Author captures high school sports history


Scott Hanson, a 30-year high school football and baseball official, spent a year researching the stories behind the retired numbers of Arizona high school athletes. (Photo courtesy Scott Hanson)

By Israel Gonzalez

When Scott Hanson was umpiring a Paradise Valley High School baseball game with his friend, Stan Hoover, he didn’t expect to find his next story idea just hanging on a wall.

Thu
21
Sep

Police Briefs


Janela Ivana Enriquez-Arreola

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski and Connor Dziawura

Goodyear police officers injured

Thu
21
Sep

Mavericks: ‘Good guys’ who want to give back


The West Valley Mavericks after a local event

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski

Litchfield Park resident Mike Grjegian saw groups like the Thunderbirds and Hohokams helping kids in other areas of town. He thought the West Valley needed a similar charitable organization.

Wed
20
Sep

Red Cross encouraging blood donations

By West Valley View staff

As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood during National Preparedness Month in September is one way to help ensure the Red Cross is prepared to respond to patient emergencies.

Tue
19
Sep

Goodyear Arts and Culture Commission seeks applicants

By West Valley View staff

The city of Goodyear is seeking residents with a background and interest in the arts to fill vacancies on the Arts and Culture Commission. The deadline to apply is October 20.

Tue
19
Sep

Tolleson woman learns ins and outs of banking


Sharlisa Harris of Tolleson interviewed with prospective employers following her graduation from BankWork$. (Photo courtesy Steve Carr)

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski

A 25-year-old Tolleson woman got a taste of her future career by participating in BankWork$, a program that introduces folks to jobs in the financial industry.

Mon
18
Sep

Coach fulfills dream of adding cross country at Legacy


Cross country coach Pete Lopez tells his team what to eat before their first meet. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)

By Casey Pritchard

Pete Lopez finished last in his first cross country race in high school. That didn’t keep Lopez from accomplishing one of his dreams: coaching a cross country team.

Sun
17
Sep

‘Hardbody’ actress talks theater, Grand Canyon University and new show


Rock musical "Hands on a Hard Body"(Chad Batka/Secial to WVV)

By Carson Mlnarik

Arizona Broadway Theatre is home to one of the state’s only dine-in theaters. In a way, it’s also home to actress Madison Cichon.

Sun
17
Sep
Sat
16
Sep

Man arrested for manslaughter in Avondale


Valentin Chaparro-Arroyo

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski

A domestic dispute allegedly led to a man’s death in Avondale on September 3 and the arrest of a 42-year-old man.

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