VEHICLES use the newly opened Loop 303 northbound ramp from westbound Interstate 10 Sunday in Goodyear. View photo by Ray Thomas
VEHICLES use the newly opened Loop 303 northbound ramp from westbound Interstate 10 Sunday in Goodyear. View photo by Ray Thomas
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Posted by Charity Yodis
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All 4 Loop 303/ I-10 ramps open early   The remaining two ramps at the Loop 303 and Interstate 10 interchange opened Sunday morning. Ramps connecting westbound I-10 to northbound Loop 303 and southbound Loop 303 to westbound I-10 are now open, according to the Arizona... + continue reading
AVONDALE RESIDENT Nick Floyd, 16, gives high fives as he rides in a limo through the Garden Lakes Elementary campus Aug. 22 during a special send-off event. Nick is undergoing lung surgery Sept. 2 in Houston to fight osteosarcoma. Photo submitted by Jordan Christopher, Sliding Stop Photography
AVONDALE RESIDENT Nick Floyd, 16, gives high fives as he rides in a limo through the Garden Lakes Elementary campus Aug. 22 during a special send-off event. Nick is undergoing lung surgery Sept. 2 in Houston to fight osteosarcoma. Photo submitted by Jordan Christopher, Sliding Stop Photography
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Posted by Emily Toepfer
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Avondale teenager undergoing rare surgery to fight cancer   Avondale resident Nick Floyd, 16, is fighting an epic battle that can’t be won by slaying a mythical dragon in a video game. The soft spoken, funny teenager is attempting to defeat osteosarcoma, a cancer that... + continue reading
KYLE TUCKER, 16, a student at Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center Estrella Mountain, and the school’s principal, Ramona Ramirez, hold a flag that was donated to the school. Kyle chose a flag pole for the school for his Eagle Scout project, but has run into opposition from neighboring businesses. View photo by David Weibel
KYLE TUCKER, 16, a student at Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center Estrella Mountain, and the school’s principal, Ramona Ramirez, hold a flag that was donated to the school. Kyle chose a flag pole for the school for his Eagle Scout project, but has run into opposition from neighboring businesses. View photo by David Weibel
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Posted by Emily Toepfer
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Avondale campus runs into opposition over installation   An American flag pole and a school typically go together like pen and paper. So when one West Valley campus ran into opposition over installing one on its property, officials say they were shocked. Arizona Agribusiness and... + continue reading
The West Valley Youth Sports Commission will host a free youth cleat exchange on Sept. 13 at Friendship Park in Avondale. View photo by Casey Pritchard
The West Valley Youth Sports Commission will host a free youth cleat exchange on Sept. 13 at Friendship Park in Avondale. View photo by Casey Pritchard
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Posted by Shane McOwen
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The West Valley Youth Sports Commission is holding a free youth cleat exchange from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 at Friendship Park in Avondale, 12325 W. McDowell Road. Children ages 5 to 14 can come to the event to receive a pair of gently used cleats completely free of charge. Former NFL Super... + continue reading
HENRY SMALLS prepares to fire a pass during a Youngker practice Aug. 20. Smalls, a senior, will be the Rough Riders’ starting signal caller in 2014. View photo by Ray Thomas,
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Posted by Casey Pritchard
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Youngker football coach Mat York has had one focus since last football season: changing the program’s culture. The Rough Riders are coming off a year in which they went 1-9 and their only victory came in Week 1. “We had the most growing pains this program has ever had,” York... + continue reading
VEHICLES use the newly opened Loop 303 northbound ramp from westbound Interstate 10 Sunday in Goodyear. View photo by Ray Thomas
VEHICLES use the newly opened Loop 303 northbound ramp from westbound Interstate 10 Sunday in Goodyear. View photo by Ray Thomas
AVONDALE RESIDENT Nick Floyd, 16, gives high fives as he rides in a limo through the Garden Lakes Elementary campus Aug. 22 during a special send-off event. Nick is undergoing lung surgery Sept. 2 in Houston to fight osteosarcoma. Photo submitted by Jordan Christopher, Sliding Stop Photography
AVONDALE RESIDENT Nick Floyd, 16, gives high fives as he rides in a limo through the Garden Lakes Elementary campus Aug. 22 during a special send-off event. Nick is undergoing lung surgery Sept. 2 in Houston to fight osteosarcoma. Photo submitted by Jordan Christopher, Sliding Stop Photography
KYLE TUCKER, 16, a student at Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center Estrella Mountain, and the school’s principal, Ramona Ramirez, hold a flag that was donated to the school. Kyle chose a flag pole for the school for his Eagle Scout project, but has run into opposition from neighboring businesses. View photo by David Weibel
KYLE TUCKER, 16, a student at Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center Estrella Mountain, and the school’s principal, Ramona Ramirez, hold a flag that was donated to the school. Kyle chose a flag pole for the school for his Eagle Scout project, but has run into opposition from neighboring businesses. View photo by David Weibel
The West Valley Youth Sports Commission will host a free youth cleat exchange on Sept. 13 at Friendship Park in Avondale. View photo by Casey Pritchard
The West Valley Youth Sports Commission will host a free youth cleat exchange on Sept. 13 at Friendship Park in Avondale. View photo by Casey Pritchard
HENRY SMALLS prepares to fire a pass during a Youngker practice Aug. 20. Smalls, a senior, will be the Rough Riders’ starting signal caller in 2014. View photo by Ray Thomas,

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by Emily Toepfer staff writer   Two candidates for Avondale City Council secured seats in the election Tuesday, but there could be a runoff for the third spot, according to unofficial... + continue reading

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HENRY SMALLS prepares to fire a pass during a Youngker practice Aug. 20. Smalls, a senior, will be the Rough Riders’ starting signal caller in 2014. View photo by Ray Thomas,
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Youngker football coach Mat York has had one focus since last football season: changing the program’s culture. The Rough Riders are coming off a year in which they went 1-9 and their only... + continue reading
TEHRAN THOMAS streaks into the end zone for one of his two rushing touchdowns Friday night. Thomas also passed for two TDs, as the Scorpions dismantled South Mountain, 70-0. View photo by Ray Thomas
TEHRAN THOMAS streaks into the end zone for one of his two rushing touchdowns Friday night. Thomas also passed for two TDs, as the Scorpions dismantled South Mountain, 70-0. View photo by Ray Thomas
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The West Valley Youth Sports Commission will host a free youth cleat exchange on Sept. 13 at Friendship Park in Avondale. View photo by Casey Pritchard
The West Valley Youth Sports Commission will host a free youth cleat exchange on Sept. 13 at Friendship Park in Avondale. View photo by Casey Pritchard
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JERRY AGUILAR scampers for a gain last year against Bourgade Catholic. Aguilar returns as the starting quarterback for Tonopah Valley. View file photo
JERRY AGUILAR scampers for a gain last year against Bourgade Catholic. Aguilar returns as the starting quarterback for Tonopah Valley. View file photo
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700 pupils get free backpacks, supplies Buckeye Elementary held a backpack event Aug. 2, which provided 700 pupils with school supplies. More than 50 businesses, faith-based groups, organizations,... + continue reading

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Zeck Raney Zeck Raney, 86, of Ashfork and formerly of Tolleson, died Aug. 19, 2014, in Cottonwood. Mr. Raney was born June 29, 1928, in Cottonwood. He worked as a teamster. He is survived by... + continue reading