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The most park land in the West Valley belongs to Buckeye!

Buckeye towers over other West Valley cities with a whopping 140 acres of park land in the West Valley.   Here’s the complete ranking for city-owned park land per 1,000 residents for the West Valley: Buckeye: 140 acres. Glendale: 9.1 acres. Litchfield Park: 6.8 acres. Tolleson: 3.6 acres. Goodyear: 2.63 acres. Surprise: 2.62 acres. Peoria: 2.6 acres. […]

Hey Buckeye! Are you interested in the sport of mountain Biking?

The City of Buckeye, Recreation Division will be hosting its 2nd annual free Bike Buckeye program from at Skyline Regional Park.     BYOB (Bring your Own Mountain Bike) and learn from experienced mountain biking coaches on how to ride the trails! The sport of mountain biking is growing and has a huge following with […]

Make a Splash At One Of These 11 West Valley Public Pools This Summer

Beat the heat by visiting one of these 11 West Valley public pools this summer. Grab the kids, and splash around at one of the West Valley public pools – in Buckeye, Glendale, Peoria, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, southwest Valley, Surprise, and Tolleson. Glendale Foothills Aquatics Center Address: 5600 W. Union Hills Drive. Information: 623-930-4600. Amenities: Lazy river, aquatic playground, […]

Buckeye Woman May Have Stole Nearly $70,000 With Insurance Fraud Scheme

If this woman sold you insurance, you will want to make sure your policy is active. Court records show that a Buckeye woman stole nearly $70,000 from an Arizona construction company in an Insurance Fraud Scheme. The Arizona Department of Insurance says that 43-year-old Rosita Johns was an insurance broker who assisted clients in obtaining insurance. […]

Verrado Football Coach Wahlstrom Resigns

Buckeye Verrado football coach Derek Wahlstrom announced his resignation on Twitter on Friday, three weeks before the start of spring workouts. Wahlstrom will finish coaching the track and field season, before moving on. Last season, the Vipers went 7-4, and beat rival Goodyear Desert Edge for the first time in school history, a 6-3 double-overtime […]

10 projects, 2 education options, 900 jobs coming to West Valley cities

West Valley mayors recently wrapped up the season for State of the City speeches. It was a time for city leaders to rave about their communities, share their visions for the future and, typical of the fast-growing West Valley, highlight major developments that will bring jobs and investment to the region. Higher education and business […]

2 people stuck in vehicle after rollover accident on Interstate 10

A portion of Interstate 10 is restricted in Buckeye after a rollover accident that trapped two people inside a vehicle. Several law enforcement agencies responded to the area of I-10 and Watson Road around 1 p.m. Thursday due to the accident. According to an Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesperson, at least two people were […]

Could Buckeye Golf Courses Be Next?

A thief waited for the right opportunity to swipe expensive golf clubs and equipment while the owner was inside the clubhouse Saturday. “Golf, in general, is based on etiquette. And for that to happen at a golf course which I frequent was a little disturbing,” said Keith Bradley, who had his items stolen. Surveillance video […]

Buckeye Golfers Dont Want To Be Shot On The Greens

While guns and golf are both beloved national pastimes in the Arizona, it’s usual to mix the two together. But that’s what happened at the new golf course in Buckeye this week. According to a report by fox10phoenix.com, Buckeye golfers were enjoying a round on Thursday at Victory at Verrado golf course, when bullets began […]

High Speed Pursuit Leads To Arrest Of Drug Smugglers Near Buckeye

An Arizona Department Of Public Safety pursuit results in the capture of two Drug Smugglers Near Buckeye with $175,000 worth of marijuana.   DPS reports on March 27 a trooper stationed along State Route 85 near Buckeye spotted a vehicle driving by with possible bundles of marijuana under a sheet in the cargo area. The trooper […]

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