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Tue
22
Aug

Saddle up for good food and great beer


Saddle Mountan Brewing Company brews its own beer, dubbed Taildragger. (West Valley View photos by Tim Sealy)

West Valley View photos by Tim Sealy

West Valley View photos by Tim Sealy

By Dave Clark

With great beer, a diverse, full-service menu and an open, energy-filled room, Goodyear’s Saddle Mountain Brewing Company is setting the standard for brewpubs in the West Valley.

Mon
21
Aug

Nonprofits receive $100K from city

By West Valley View staff

Mon
21
Aug

Goodyear police, citizens connect over coffee


Robert McCabe, a Goodyear police detective, and Howard Doyle, a retired Goodyear resident, exchange personal stories over a cup of coffee at Wildflower Bread Company as part of the Coffee with a Cop event. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)

By Israel Gonzalez

Goodyear police officers and citizens discussed issues in the neighborhood, exchanged personal stories and bonded over a cup of coffee recently at Wildflower Bread Company as part of the Coffee with a Cop event.

Sun
20
Aug

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 $22,800 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).

 

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.

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