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Tue
25
Nov
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Lost and Found


LOST DOGS. 2 male Border Collies. Last seen Avondale Blvd/ Whyman. REWARD!! 623-986-8391


LOST: Tennis bracelet at Fry's on Yuma. November 20th. REWARD! 623-455-3518



Help Wanted

Agriculture/ Processing Work. Positions available for mechanics, forklift operators, machine operators, sanitation crew, quality control, product receivers, packers and sorters for day and night shift. Please apply in person Monday- Friday between 8 am-3:30 pm at the following address: Rousseau Farming Company, 9601 W Harrison Tolleson, AZ 85353

Tue
25
Nov
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Mulch fire blankets WV with smoke

FIREFIGHTERS FROM MULTIPLE CITIES, including Avondale, El Mirage, Glendale, Phoenix, Sun City, Surprise and Tolleson, respond to a mulch fire near El Mirage Saturday night. The fire, which covered the West Valley in smoke, is expected to burn all week.
FIREFIGHTERS FROM MULTIPLE CITIES, including Avondale, El Mirage, Glendale, Phoenix, Sun City, Surprise and Tolleson, respond to a mulch fire near El Mirage Saturday night. The fire, which covered the West Valley in smoke, is expected to burn all week.

Smoke continued to cover the West Valley Monday morning as a massive mulch fire simmered on county land near El Mirage.

The fire started sometime Saturday night on a business property near Butler Drive and Dysart Road, said Colin Williams, a spokesman for Rural/Metro Corp.

Tue
25
Nov
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Thanksgiving meals hosted in W. Valley

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with those you love, whether they’re immediate family, friends or 1,000 of your closest acquaintances.

For more than three decades, residents in and around Tolleson have given thanks together at the Dr. Charles A. Landis Thanksgiving Day Dinner.

The 32nd annual event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Tolleson Union High School cafenasium, 9419 W. Van Buren St.

Tue
25
Nov
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Avondale police investigating possible kidnapping

Avondale police are investigating reports of a 15-year-old Westview High School student who said she was forced by gunpoint into a truck around 7:30 a.m. Nov. 20.

She told police she was walking to school from her home in the area of 109th Avenue and Lakeshore Drive in Avondale when a Latino man driving a dark blue, older model truck pulled up beside her, showed her a handgun and told her to get inside, said Sgt. Brandon Busse, a spokesman for the Avondale Police Department.

Tue
25
Nov
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Holiday spending expected to increase this year, experts say

With Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday and Cyber Monday coming up, West Valley folks have their options when it comes to scoring the perfect holiday deal.

Retailers expect to see a large chunk of their annual revenue come in during the holiday season; about 30 percent of retailers’ annual profits come in during this season, according to the National Retail Federation.

Tue
25
Nov
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Pet of the Week: Violet

You wanted pets, we give you pets.

With this weekly feature, readers can view profiles of adoptable cats and dogs of various shapes and sizes from Glendale’s Sun Valley Animal Shelter.

Tue
25
Nov
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ADOT adds additional commute times to I-10 signs

Commuters traveling to and from the West Valley will now see more commute times displayed on electronic message boards, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced early this month.

The commute display project added afternoon rush-hour commute times to existing message boards along Interstate 10 and Loop 101.

Estimated times to get to Loop 303 and Verrado Way have been added on westbound I-10 at 35th, 59th and 79th avenues and at the Loop 101 interchange.

Tue
25
Nov
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Children’s HealthMobile visits Buckeye

The Banner Children’s HealthMobile serves uninsured children up to 18 years old with well checks, sports and camp physicals, lab work and general sick care for flu, strep, urinary tract infections, ear aches, coughing, asthma and rashes.

The HealthMobile will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays at the Buckeye Family Resource Center, 210 S. Sixth St., Building 700.

To make an appointment, call 480-412-6344 or visit www.bannerhealth.com/schoolclinics.

Tue
25
Nov
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Lions Club waives fees for veterans

Lions Clubs International is running the “Involve a U.S. Veteran” program, which offers qualified U.S. veterans an entrance fee waiver of up to $30 when joining a local Lions Club.

The waiver is available to the first 5,000 U.S. veterans, and the program runs through June 30, 2015.

Eligible veterans include Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard personnel who are retired or who were honorably discharged. National Guard and Reserve personnel who were called to active duty for other than training purposes, and other personnel to the U.S. services are also eligible.

Fri
21
Nov
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Road trip!

DRIVERS BATTLE IT OUT during last year’s fall Demolition Derby in Buckeye. The annual event is set for Saturday night at the Helzapoppin’ Rodeo Arena on Miller Road just south of Baseline Road. View photo by Ray Thomas
DRIVERS BATTLE IT OUT during last year’s fall Demolition Derby in Buckeye. The annual event is set for Saturday night at the Helzapoppin’ Rodeo Arena on Miller Road just south of Baseline Road. View photo by Ray Thomas
Drivers travel far
for Buckeye’s demolition derby
 

WHAT: Buckeye’s annual fall 2014 Demolition Derby

WHEN: gates open 5:30 p.m.; derby starts at 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Helzapoppin’ Rodeo Arena on Miller Road south of Baseline Road in Buckeye

COST: $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12 years old, free for children 5 years or younger or $25 for a family package including two adult and two child tickets

Drivers from as far as Whittmann, Gilbert, Mesa and Tucson will haul out to Buckeye Saturday for the fall 2014 Demolition Derby.

Glenn Madden of Gilbert is driving out to participate in the derby for about his 20th time.

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