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Therapy dog programs to co-host event


Photo courtesy of Therapy Paws Facebook

By West Valley View staff

The West Valley’s Therapy Paws and the Avondale Police Department Pets in Police Service (PIPS) program will co-host their first R.E.A.D. training.

Sun
20
Aug

Buckeye fitness program improves stroke survivor’s confidence


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)

By Israel Gonzalez

When Jose Valdez woke up on Mother’s Day two years ago, he thought it would be a special day. Instead, it was a nightmare.

Sun
20
Aug

Protect trees during the monsoon season

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.”

Sat
19
Aug

School district offering meal programs

By West Valley View staff

The Litchfield Elementary School District will participate in the National School Lunch Program and/or the School Breakfast Program.

Sat
19
Aug

Dealership donates to nonprofits

Larry H. Miller Dealerships donated nearly $28,000 to Valley organizations that play a role in assisting the community and less fortunate in a variety of needs, services and programs. Larry H. Miller Dodge Ram Avondale shared $5,000 with A New Leaf to help provide extended afterschool programs for 84 low-income families. Other nonprofits receiving funds were Valley of the Sun United Way ($2,800), Assistance League of Phoenix ($7,500) and Save the Family Foundation ($7,500). (Photo courtesy Larry H. Miller Dealerships)  

 
Sat
19
Aug

Video games control these brewers’ dreams

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.

Sat
19
Aug

Avondale police seek crime scene volunteers


WVV file photo

By West Valley View staff

The Avondale Police Department is giving residents the opportunity, through a volunteer program, to gain hands-on experience as a property crime scene technician.

Fri
18
Aug

Avondale installs sculpture at sports complex


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)

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.

Fri
18
Aug

Get fit in the park with the city of Buckeye

By West Valley View staff

Fitness in the Park is coming to Sundance Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Thu
17
Aug

Board OKs citizens panel to choose LD4 candidates


Arizona House of Representatives(Photo courtesy of Politico)

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors named a citizens panel that will choose candidates to be appointed to the Legislative District 4 seat in the Arizona House of Representatives. This was the next step in the process outlined in A.R.S. § 41-1202 following the resignation of State Rep. Jesus Rubalcava.

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