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Wed
31
May

Abrazo conducts water drive for food bank

Abrazo West Campus and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center are hosting a water drive through June 16. Donations will be given to All Faith Community Services Food Bank and Resource Center in Buckeye.

Bottles and cases of water can be dropped off at Abrazo West Campus, 13677 W. McDowell Road, Goodyear, or at Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center, 525 S. Watson Road, Buckeye. Monetary donations for the drive can be made at the Abrazo West Campus gift shop.

For information, visit AbrazoHealth.com.

Wed
31
May
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Litchfield budget to fund roads, parks

Litchfield Park expects to spend more than $1.5 million in the next year on its citywide roads program and for improvements for parks and public facilities, according to the city’s new budget.

The City Council is expected to give final approval to the budget at its meeting on June 7.

For the year starting July 1, the budget includes $8.6 million for operations.

Wed
31
May
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Goodyear passes $320M budget

Fiscal year 2017-18 is fast approaching on July 1, which means West Valley cities are looking through their wallets and under their couches for some extra money.

Goodyear passed its tentative $320 million budget, a $66 million increase from the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Capital improvement projects caused most of the increase, said Lauri Wingenroth, Goodyear budget and research manager.

Tue
30
May

UPDATE: Police identify shooting victim in Goodyear

A man died Monday as a result of a shooting in Goodyear, according to police.

The incident occurred at about noon. The Goodyear Police Department responded to a neighborhood near Lower Buckeye and Estrella parkways.

Neighbors told police they heard shots fired and possible suspects fleeing the area, according to a release.

Thu
25
May

Buckeye ranked seventh-fastest growing city in nation


Buckeye was the only city in Arizona to crack the Top 15 fastest growing cities in the US, coming in at No. 7. Photo by city of Buckeye.

Buckeye is growing fast.

To residents in the city, that statement may not be a surprise. Or even to those living around it. But a recent list from the U.S. Census Bureau ranks Buckeye as the seventh-fastest growing city in the nation.

From July 1, 2015 to July 1, 2016, Buckeye's population increased 4.8 percent, reaching 64,629, according to the bureau. The list ranked the 15 fastest growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more in 2015, by percent increase. Buckeye was the only city in Arizona to make the list.

"The word is getting out about our great city," Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck said in a release. "These numbers demonstrate what we've known all along, the city of Buckeye is a great place to live, work and play."

Thu
25
May

Man dies after police find him unresponsive in canal

Phoenix police continue to investigate after finding a man in a canal Wednesday night. He later died at the hospital, according to a release.

At about 8:30 p.m. May 24, Phoenix Police Department officers responded to a canal in the area of 99th Avenue and McDowell Road in reference to a found body.

Officers arrived at the scene and observed an adult male between 45 and 47 years old in the canal.

Phoenix Fire Department personnel removed him from the canal and transported him to the hosptial where he later died, the release states.

Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma. The Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.

Thu
25
May

Avondale police arrest arson suspect

Police arrested a man in connection with an apartment fire in Avondale May 24, according to a release.

The Avondale Police Department apprehended and identified Domico Bernard Thomas, 47, after he allegedly set his apartment on fire and attempted to assault an officer, according to records.

Wed
24
May

Avondale police arrest man who exposed himself to girls

The Avondale Police Department arrested a man in connection with an indecent exposure report, according to a release.

Officers apprehended Carl Silva, 22, of Litchfield Park on Thursday, May 24 at about 1 p.m.

Wed
24
May

Vehicle fire burns 20 acres in Buckeye

A vehicle fire spread to 20 acres of land this afternoon in Buckeye, according to officials.

The incident occurred before 3:30 p.m. near a field in the northwest corner of the intersection of McDowell and Perryville roads.

According to Buckeye Fire Department Chief Bob Costello, a single vehicle caught fire and caused 20 acres in the area to burn.

Wed
24
May
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10-year-old takes on La La Land

GRACIE MILLER, 10, poses April 10 in Avondale. Gracie moved to Hollywood four years ago from Goodyear to work as an actress. To see all photos from this shoot, go to www.westvalleyview.com/pictures. View photo by Jordan Christopher
GRACIE MILLER, 10, poses April 10 in Avondale. Gracie moved to Hollywood four years ago from Goodyear to work as an actress. To see all photos from this shoot, go to www.westvalleyview.com/pictures. View photo by Jordan Christopher

Valley native Gracie Miller gets start with roles in short films, TV

A 10-year-old West Valley native is working toward putting her Hollywood dreams on the big screen.

Gracie Miller, who lived in Goodyear until she moved to California four years ago, played the lead role in a short film that was screened at the Phoenix Film Festival in April.

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