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Goodyear hires Rider as economic development director

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The city of Goodyear has named Michelle Rider as the city’s new economic development director, Goodyear City Manager Brian Dalke announced earlier this week. Rider was selected out of a field of more than 40 candidates and four finalists after a nationwide search. “I’m excited to add Michelle to our team,” said Dalke, who was… Read More →

Goodyear City Manager earns award

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Goodyear City Manager Brian Dalke was presented with the prestigious Arizona Association for Economic Developers William Lampkin Long Term Excellence in Economic Development Award during the organization’s spring conference in Tucson on Thursday, May 1. Marking his 20th year with the city this year, Dalke became Goodyear’s first economic development director in 1994 when the… Read More →

Goodyear backs additional F-35 squadron at Luke

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Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord was among a number of state-wide officials during the Department of Defense’s announcement of three additional squadrons to the Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II fighter jet program at Luke Air Force Base. Since the DOD’s initial announcement that Luke AFB will be the training center for the F-35s, cities and community… Read More →