CASA GRANDE — A Casa Grande man was arrested for allegedly throwing bricks at his girlfriend and punching the woman’s father before he was hit in the back of the head with a shovel by the woma…
CASA GRANDE — Since pandemic restrictions were lifted, most people have relished the return to normalcy and routines the way they were prior to 2020. However, one less exciting reversion to prepandemic norms is a slight raise in property taxes, which is necessary to pay off bonds dating back…
CASA GRANDE — The driver in a single-vehicle rollover Tuesday afternoon wasn't injured, but his mother was shocked when she drove by the scene with her school bus loaded with children minutes after the accident.
CASA GRANDE — The Casa Grande Community Services Department will host its first Youth Sports and Activities Expo from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Community Recreation Center, 1905 N. Peart Road.
STANFIELD — Raquel Ramos, who first came to this region 30 years ago, said it was always her dream to have her own business. Although she doesn’t remember exactly when, at some point Ramos started baking for work colleagues and birthdays for friends and families.
CASA GRANDE -- Dick Powell knows Pinal County farmers. His father, Dewey, opened Powell Feed & Supply in 1951. Dick took over later. He ran the store until it closed for good in 2019.
PHOENIX — With noticeable reductions in traffic volume during parts of 2020 due to the pandemic, the total number of crashes on all Arizona roadways fell sharply.
SELLS (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent and another driver were killed Saturday in a head-on crash in southern Arizona, the Border Patrol said.
CASA GRANDE — Becca Kinney was looking for a fun, faith-based group to join with her husband when she first learned about the Casa Grande Humble Servants chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association.
CASA GRANDE — The City Council on Monday will discuss a development agreement for a mysterious project labeled “Project Discovery” about which little is known.
CASA GRANDE — Tucson resident and former Navy SEAL Eli Crane built a thriving company selling, in its own words, “the most Bad Ass bottle openers on the market” made out of bullets and frag grenades. Now, Crane is running for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District seat.
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — An alarming number of strays continue to pour into the county animal shelter, according to staff, who are increasingly feeling the stress.
CASA GRANDE — As the number of new COVID-19 cases in Arizona grows, worried officials in some of the state’s cities are reinstituting mask requirements in response to new federal guidelines.
CASA GRANDE — This week’s dry spell may come to an end in Pinal County Thursday as more monsoon storms are expected to roll in.
SACATON — The Boys & Girls Club of Gila River in Sacaton was one of the recipients of a backpack and school supply collection drive conducted by Phoenix Premium Outlets.
CASA GRANDE — Last Friday the Casa Grande Union High School District Governing Board has released its “reopening plan” that was a requirement for receiving federal ESSER III funds. The plan had been slightly altered to account for public comments and clarify the stance on quarantine protocols.
CASA GRANDE — State troopers arrested two drivers in separate incidents on July 22. They both were allegedly in the country illegally and transporting other migrants who were as well.
FLORENCE — A Gold Canyon man said half of his subdivision is in state Legislative District 16 and the rest is in District 8. Nick Myers of San Tan Valley said he lives in “the gerrymandering portion of LD 12,” where he’s surrounded on three sides by District 8.
BAPCHULE — A new program at St. Peter Indian Mission School on the Gila River Indian Community aims to teach middle school girls the basics of coding and encourage them to consider careers in engineering or science.
CASA GRANDE — The first day of school at Saguaro Elementary and Casa Grande Middle School brought hundreds of kids, parents and staff to campus as well as one very special guest from Phoenix.
CASA GRANDE — Weekend monsoon storms slammed Pinal County with flash flooding, road closures, stranded motorists and power and phone outages.
CASA GRANDE — The Elks National Foundation has awarded Casa Grande Valley Elks Lodge 1957 a grant of $11,000 to help fund area organizations.
MARICOPA — The driver arrested for allegedly causing a fatal head-on collision on Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway in June is facing extradition to New Mexico for aggravated driving under the influence, according to Pinal County Superior Court records.
CASA GRANDE — After hearing from members of the public, the Casa Grande Union High School District Governing Board formally approved its in-person learning plan document during a special meeting on Friday afternoon.
SIGNAL PEAK — Central Arizona College announced this week that it is providing free tuition to Pinal County residents for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters. The decision was made possible by federal American Rescue Plan Act funding the school received earlier this year.
CASA BLANCA — A lost load from a semi truck on Interstate 10 on the Gila River Indian Community resulted in a collision that shut down the freeway in both directions Thursday evening as stranded motorists sat through intense monsoon storms moving through the area.
SIGNAL PEAK — Central Arizona College Housing and Residence Life is welcoming students home for the fall and spring semesters by offering housing relief funding support. Students may apply for and be funded up to $1,000 to aid in on-campus housing costs.
CASA GRANDE — A Coolidge man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual conduct with a minor after allegedly texting and engaging in sexual conduct with a 12-year-old.
CASA GRANDE — Thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act passed in March, Casa Grande will have $11.4 million extra to play with over the next two years. According to City Manager Larry Rains, the city has already received half that money, and the city is now ready to begin narrowing down option…
CASA GRANDE — A Pinal County grand jury has indicted a Casa Grande man for burglary and aggravated assault after he allegedly broke into a home and struck someone in the head with a skateboard.
CASA GRANDE — Hoping to help area families grow and strengthen, Casa Grande Alliance will begin another of its eight-week Strong Families programs in August. Classes begin Aug. 3.
COOLIDGE — While the school year didn't officially begin for some affiliated districts until later, the Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology started in-person classes this week.
CASA GRANDE — When Pinal Partnership President Anthony Smith listed proposed development in the county, Casa Grande City Councilman Dick Powell wanted to know: Do they have water?
CASA GRANDE — A section of Florence Boulevard was closed late Monday night after a Mesa man fled from Pinal County Sheriff's deputies with four people suspected of being in the country illegally in his vehicle and crashed his SUV.
CASA GRANDE — The City Council took the final steps toward refinancing unfunded liability in police and fire retirement system plans, which will lower interest rates on the debt and save the city up to $2 million annually.
FLORENCE — The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission has scheduled a series of public meetings that are open to the public and offer residents a chance to participate in the first round of statewide public hearings.
CASA GRANDE — Since 1996, the Amtrak passengers traveling to Phoenix have had to stop in the city of Maricopa, 25 miles to the south, and take shuttle transportation to the larger city.
MARICOPA — One of the drivers involved in a fatal head-on collision on Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway in June has been arrested.
CASA GRANDE — One child and two adults were flown to Chandler as a precaution after being involved in a head-on collision Saturday afternoon on Florence Boulevard, police said.
CASA GRANDE — A local tree removal service owner says that the high number of trees downed in storms this week has kept the business busy. Even the 85-foot pine tree at his home on North Kadota Avenue was knocked over and hit a neighbor’s new truck.
CASA GRANDE — After a successful July 3 event in Casa Grande, Black Lives Matter of Pinal County is hoping to expand its outreach efforts.
PHOENIX — After five years of studies and sometimes contentious hearings, the final environmental impact statement for a proposed new freeway through Pinal County is available for public review.