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Surprise still pondering recycling options

When Surprise suspended curbside recycling last summer, it sent shockwaves across the Valley. But Surprise Public Works Director Mike Gent said it was done for a greater good. “We did the …

Valley agencies rally behind 'If You See Something, Say Something' motto

A new multi-agency public safety video is focusing on the critical public safety message, “If You See Something, Say Something.” According to a release from the Surprise Police …

Asante Library begins story in north Surprise

It didn’t take long for friends Donna Garrett, Kim Spencer and Val Merriman to make good use of the new Asante Library, 16755 W. Vereda Solana Drive, moments after it opened its doors on Feb. …

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 …

Maricopa County approves polling locations for upcoming election

To reduce wait times and improve the voter experience, the Maricopa County Elections Department is more than tripling the number of voting locations for the March 17 Democratic Presidential …
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Dysart wrestling continues heavyweight dominance

Having wrestled the big boys for two years, Dysart’s Samantha Trantham entered the first season of state sanctioned girls wrestling in 2018-19 full of confidence. Maybe a little too much …
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Shadow Ridge football tabs Hegarty as 4th head 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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Monsoon win battle of #1 basketball teams 43-42

Valley Vista girls basketball played 10  players significant minutes during Thursday's renewal of the state's best girls basketball rivalry at Millennium in Goodyear. Nearly all of them contributed as the Monsoon erased a nine-point deficit on the road. Then the team's two veterans brought the #1 team in 6A home against the #1 team in 5A.
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The Stallions’ soccer defense must rest

The central defense partnership of Gretchen Kuffel and Piper Stone has met with an unexpected, and unfortunate, early end. This duo was in its third year as the core of the Shadow Ridge girls …
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Valley Vista dominates Shadow Ridge early, then holds on

An old basketball adage - "You can't win a game in the first quarter" - took a beating Jan. 24 in Surprise. Valley Vista blitzed Shadow Ridge in the opening eight minutes, taking a 22-4 lead. The …
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Surprise 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 …

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 …
The Mission of the Sun City Community Assistance Network is to, “Connect people with resources to enhance their standard of living.”
Local camping enthusiasts recommend some areas for camping during the cooler months. Just moved from Indiana in March and now we are settled in we’d like to get to some camping. Where are …
Business

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 …

It’s hard to believe that some Surprise farmland on the west side of town will become a city within its own city over the next year.   Then again, the way that part of Surprise is …
The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) will host an upcoming workshop “Understanding the Patent Process” 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Surprise AZ Tech Celerator, Building D, …
Cliff Castle Casino Hotel has appointed Aaron Moss to the position of general manager at Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, 555 Middle Verde Road, Camp Verde. “The Yavapai Apache Nation Tribal …
Education

Science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics inspires each student at Mountain View School, 18302 W. Burton Ave., Waddell, in the Dysart Unified School District. This campus earned an …

The Sun City Agua Fria National Society Daughters of the American Revolution attended an awards ceremony to present participation certificates to more than 100 7th grade students at Canyon Ridge …
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 …
While convening for the second monthly meeting of the Dysart Unified School District Governing Board Jan. 22, the board was presented with information regarding an expansion to a current agreement in …
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