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Glendale man killed during argument over extra-marital affair

A woman is accused of killing her husband during an argument over an extra-marital affair. Shatay Syreeta Johnson, 39, faces second-degree murder and concealment charges in the shooting death of …

Glendale firefighters deliver books to Sine Elementary students

Glendale firefighters dropped in to hand out gifts to Melvin E. Sine Elementary School students Tuesday morning. The firefighters participated in the Glendale Gives, Book in a Bag program …

New book highlights Luke Air Force Base in images

The book “Images of America: Luke Air Force Base,” by author Rick Griset, will be released from Arcadia Publishing Monday, March 2. Luke Air Force Base, created in less than a year …

Congresswoman Debbie Lesko staff hosts office hours

Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) announced mobile office hours for constituents of the Eighth Congressional District for the month of February. Constituents seeking assistance with Social …

Glendale City Council to consider annexation, federal grant spending in Tuesday workshop

In its Tuesday workshop, Glendale City Council is considering whether to annex a 76-acre property into the city and is reviewing how to disperse federal grant money to local charities. Tuesday's …
West Valley Preps

Cupping therapy is popular recovery method in high school sports

PHOENIX — The science and research to back cupping therapy, the popular recovery method, is still fuzzy, but it remains widely used. Those in the sports therapy industry are lauding its …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Mountain Ridge boys put brakes on Liberty

Mountain Ridge boys basketball entered Feb. 7 with a narrow path to victory against Liberty - a win that could pave the road to a berth in a 6A play-in game. The home team stayed on course by …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Glendale CC alum Sean Hegarty named head Shadow Ridge football coach

The two-month search for a new Shadow Ridge football coach ended with the selection of former Ironwood offensive coordinator Sean Hegarty on Jan. 17. Hegarty played football at Paradise Valley …
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Boulder Creek girls bowl over Mountain Ridge

How often does a basketball team trailing at halftime go on to outscore its opponents by 27 points in the second half? It's happened at least onc. Boulder Creek trailed district rival Mountain …

Deer Valley February sports calendar

DEER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL18424 N. 51st Ave. • 602-467-6700 FEB. 5: Wrestling with Dysart and Estrella Foothills at Cactus High School FEB. 6: Boys basketball at Cactus High School FEB. 6: …
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Opinion

Attempts to outlaw “dark money” are means to suppress speech (“A light in the dark: The quest to outlaw ‘dark money,’” Page 4). It will allow Jacobin thugs …

As a hospice advocate, I find it troubling that patients at rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers must leave their trusted RHC/FQHC physician when they transition to …
Under current U.S. law, when criminal organizations want to hide their money laundering and financing activities from law enforcement officials, they have the means to do so. The result is the …
You may have heard I got a promotion of sorts; this year, I’ll be leading the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors as Chairman. In many ways, it’s like being the captain of a ship that has already charted a good course.
Business

AT&T has opened a new Studio Store in Glendale, located at 5849 W. Northern Ave. The Studio Store design, a smaller footprint than a traditional store, is part of AT&T’s retail …

Growth along the Loop 303 corridor could see a boost with the approval of a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. Just hours after a bitterly partisan impeachment vote, the House turned around …
Credit Union West is giving away $5,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors this year. Five $1,000 scholarships will be given, two of which are reserved for JROTC students. …
Arizona’s attorney general sued e-cigarette giant Juul Labs for alleged violations of state consumer fraud laws, becoming the latest state to go after the company as youth vaping …
Education

            GCC to host Innovation Summit on Glendale campus Student entrepreneurs learn success at workshop   Glendale Community …

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation announced 22 winning schools in the “D-backs $100,000 School Challenge,” presented by University of Phoenix. With more than 300 submissions from …
More local leaders are calling for better schools, a view consistent with most Arizona voters, according to a recent poll.
The Arizona Educational Foundation is teaming up with Intel and the Intel Foundation to provide the “Intel 40 for 40 Teacher Grants” where 40 teachers throughout the state will receive …
Entertainment
Civil Strife, out of Knoxville, Tennessee, is currently on its winter On The Move Tour, that will take them from Florida to California, including the world famous Whisky A Go-Go in Hollywood. The alternative rock combo will be in Glendale to play Starlite Lounge, 4346 W. Olive Ave., at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17. [Submitted photo]

Knoxville rock band Civil Strife hits Glendale's Starlite Lounge Feb. 17 during tour

Alternative rock trio Civil Strife, on tour out of Knoxville, Tennessee, will perform 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17 at Starlite Lounge, 4346 …
RUF MMA is back in Glendale with RUF 38 “Valentine’s Day Massacre” MMA show 5-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Drive. [Submitted photo]

Glendale Civic Center hosts MMA event Saturday

RUF MMA is back in Glendale with RUF 38 “Valentine’s Day Massacre” MMA show 5-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at the …
Colin Graeff as Prince Valiant and Nora Palermo as Princess Minerva in Valley Youth Theatre's "The Princess and the Pea."

Valley Youth Theatre to host ‘The Princess and the Pea’

Valley Youth Theatre opens the fourth production in the theatre’s 31st anniversary season with “The Princess and the Pea” …
Workers at Cerreta Candy Company, 5345 W. Glendale Ave., display how they make chocolate treats during a past Chocolate Affaire event. [Independent Newsmedia file]

The Chocolate Experience festival takes over downtown Glendale this weekend

Discover a new spin on Glendale's long-running Chocolate Affaire in 2020, as the city of Glendale presents The Chocolate …
The 30th Annual Winter Antique Tractor & Engine Show returns to Glendale Feb. 8-9. [Submitted photo]

Antique tractor, engine show highlights Glendale’s roots this weekend

A variety of gas engines and tractors from a bygone era will be showcased at the 30th Annual Winter Antique Tractor & Engine Show 9 …
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