CASA GRANDE — COVID-19 might go down in history as the Grinch who stole Christmas, or who at least significantly changed some annual holiday events.
COOLIDGE — With only so many options that families can take advantage of to entertain their little ones while following social distancing guidelines, a local Coolidge organization is tackling that problem and giving back to the community in a unique way.
COOLIDGE — In light of COVID-19 and adopted social distancing practices, many social gatherings around the world have been canceled through April. For many children, that also included long-anticipated Easter egg hunts.
FLORENCE — The company that produced the “Live PD” television show will return to Pinal County to tape sheriff’s officers on the job for another year, according to an agreement approved 4-1 Wednesday by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
COOLIDGE — Runners, carnival goers, parade onlookers, car enthusiasts and music lovers kept Central Avenue abuzz with activity throughout the Cotton Days weekend.
COOLIDGE — Some musical groups get their start already knowing the genre they want to share with the world. The story is somewhat different for the mariachi group known as Mariachi Nueva Era.
COOLIDGE — 10th & Main may have gotten its start at a barber shop, but the band will be playing to a much wider audience at Coolidge Cotton Days.
SIGNAL PEAK — Beautiful handmade bowls, savory soups and decadent desserts, all made by Central Arizona College students, come together Tuesday for the Empty Bowls event that showcases student talents while raising money for the hungry.
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — A celebration of the humble, hard-shelled gourd and all its possibilities will take place Feb. 7, 8 and 9 with the 17th annual Running of the Gourds festival at the Pinal Fairgrounds and Event Center.
SIGNAL PEAK — Joe Castillo is a storyteller and an artist. When he’s on-stage, he hopes to tell a tale that captivates the audience both visually and emotionally, illustrating his story with a series of images in sand.
CASA GRANDE — The Central Arizona College rodeo team took a break from its regular events recently to add synchronized dancing to its list of recent accomplishments.
FLORENCE — Pinal County supervisors directed county staff to do some research on sky lantern festivals, in which paper Chinese lanterns are lit and allowed to float away.
COOLIDGE — Everyone from Batman to Pennywise the clown gathered at the Kenilworth Sports Complex on Thursday evening to enjoy a Halloween filled with fun activities, candy and a few good scares.
COOLIDGE — Every year Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology cosmetology students put on a spectacular event designed to show off the skills they have gleaned from their studies within the program.
COOLIDGE — From the 1930s and well into the 1960s, radio dramas were a key source of entertainment for many Americans. Families would often gather together around the radio to listen to broadcasts that over time would come to be known as classics, such as the 1938 airing of Orson Welles’s “W…
COOLIDGE — For the 35th year in a row, the City of Coolidge celebrated the long-standing tradition of Coolidge Days over the weekend. The event, complete with a carnival, plenty of delicious food, live entertainment and a number of enjoyable actives ran Friday through Sunday.
COOLIDGE — As has become tradition, Coolidge Days celebrations will not just be limited to San Carlos Park, but will be stretching all the way to the airport.
COOLIDGE — One of the best basketball players in Arizona was sidelined last season and now is determined to make up for lost time by leading the Coolidge Bears to a state championship.
PHOENIX — A COVID-19 benchmark set by the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee was changed Thursday, allowing a wider path for returning to high school football.
We’re getting closer to the actual start of high school football games in Arizona, and some coaches and media members are nervous about a COVID-19 benchmark that needs to be reached. The worry…
COOLIDGE — To account for the construction of a new aquatic center that will be built at the current location of the city pool, City Council approved an amended version of the Intergovernmenta…
COOLIDGE — After all schools were scrubbed, polished and readied, students returned to attending classes in person for the first time this school year on Monday.
COOLIDGE — Having school in virtual classrooms has been “weird” and a “whirlwind” for Coolidge students and teachers since remote schooling began Aug. 10, but everybody is making it work, prin…
COOLIDGE — Coolidge High School student Chloe Mills has been accepted into the National Society of High School Scholars, the organization announced on July 20.
COOLIDGE — The Coolidge Unified School District will not begin in-person or hybrid instruction until the county meets COVID-19 benchmarks set by the state.