O'Connor girls bounce back for basketball title
PHOENIX - The foundation of what would win O'Connor the 6A state championship on Saturday morning was forged in the final seven minutes of the Eagles semifinal victory over Dobson on Tuesday ...
Liberty basketball completes underdog journey to 6A title
The Arizona team that improved the most during the course of the 2023-24 season took also home an official trophy Saturday afternoon. Battling an O'Connor team that has played dominant ...
Peoria man indicted in death of fellow IRS special agent
A Peoria man who has served a special agent for the Internal Revenue Service for more than 12 years, has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of another IRS agent at a ...
Peoria business to host women's clothing drive
Affirm Wealth Advisors, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC., which has a local office in Peoria, is hosting a community clothing drive in honor of Women's History Month in March.
Liberty basketball roars back to make first state final
PHOENIX - This was not supposed to be the team that ended Liberty's boys basketball title game drought. Not after four starters graduated from the 2022-23 team that went 22-7. And ...
Koch: Graphics derail story about park parity in Peoria
The article ("City looks to achieve parity in Peoria's park system," Independent print edition) was interesting and the graphics on page 22 were well organized and helped in understanding the discussion of park parity by region.
Sunrise Mountain girls stun Kellis to keep title defense alive
Of all the possible outcomes of the final 13 seconds of the Sunrise Mountain-Kellis girls basketball quarterfinal Saturday night, the least likely result was the one that happened. Trailing
Peoria senator's bill advances that would allow lawsuits against governments based on 'Marxist ideologies'
PHOENIX -- State senators voted Tuesday to let any Arizona resident sue any community they believe is "furthering Marxist ideology." But not if fascism is being promoted. ...
Ride along with a Peoria Police officer
Residents may take part in the Citizen's Ride Along Program in Peoria.
Peoria weekly music series returns in March
The Music in March series returns to the West Valley.
Jurickson Profar would earn $2.5 million with Padres if he has 600 plate appearances
Jurickson Profar would earn $2.5 million as part of his contract with the San Diego Padres if he has 600 plate appearances this year. Profar is guaranteed $1 million under the deal announced
Peoria's neighborhood grant program is now accepting applications
Apply for a grant to improve your Peoria neighborhood.
Lesko piles up support for Maricopa County Board of Supervisors run
Debbie Lesko, who will not seek reelection to Congress from her West Valley district, garnered numerous endorsements this week since announcing her campaign to replace Clint Hickman on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
Jurickson Profar and San Diego Padres finalize $1 million, 1-year contract
Free agent Jurickson Profar and the San Diego Padres have finalized a $1 million, one-year contract that gives the 30-year-old outfielder the chance to make an additional $1.5 million in performance
Arizona Game and Fish: Observe bald eagle nesting closures at Lake Pleasant in Peoria
For wildlife enthusiasts and outdoor recreationists, there are few sights more thrilling than observing bald eagles raise their young during the nesting season.
Youth nonprofit expands activities
RNL Youth of Peoria is expanding its programs for at-risk children to include games, crafts, musicanship, dancing and other activities, but it also needs volunteers to teach them. ...
BBB hosting essay scholarship contest for Valley high school students
Valley high school students can express in a written essay lessons learned in life by overcoming ethical dilemmas for the chance to win a college scholarship.
Free Music in March concerts return next month
The series Music in March is returning to Peoria's Paloma Community Park, 29799 N. Lake Pleasant Parkway.
Vietnam Memorial Wall replica coming to Peoria Lake Pleasant
The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile education center, is coming to Peoria.
MLB players miffed at sport's new see-through pants, relaying concerns to league
MLB's new uniform reveal hasn't gone very well. Now the rampant criticism has moved below the belt. Major League Baseball Players Association deputy executive director Bruce Meyer confirmed on
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