GOLD CANYON — A Gold Canyon man is facing arrest after allegedly entering a neighbor’s home and trying to help himself to a beer.
FLORENCE — Building bridges is important for both local infrastructure and political relationships. Such was the takeaway from the first in-person Pinal Partnership breakfast in over a year, featuring Rep. David Cook, R-Globe, and Sen. T.J. Shope, R-Coolidge.
GLOBE (AP) — A route between metro Phoenix and the White Mountains in eastern Arizona's high country remained closed Saturday because of a wildfire that for a time burned on both sides the highway.
FLORENCE — Local and state law enforcement agencies are having to retire some of their drug-sniffing dogs early because of the state’s new marijuana law.
FLORENCE — In mid-2020 there was much discussion among citizens, elected officials and current business proprietors on how to accomplish getting businesses into the many vacant buildings in Florence and save our beautiful downtown. Two business owners challenged Roger Biede, executive direct…
COOLIDGE — As Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology moves forward with its goal to nearly double the class offerings for next school year, the school announced a series of new hires and staff positions at its latest board meeting.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey is cutting off what some say has been an easy — and unethical — source of money for police and prosecutors.
FLORENCE — After the Town Council rejected several possible new town logos from a top branding agency earlier this year, the company plans to return to the council June 7 with a new set of designs.
FLORENCE — Florence’s Randall family was honored with a proclamation recognizing their “courage to render assistance and being an example for others to follow” at Monday’s Town Council meeting.
FLORENCE — Six Pinal County residents, most of them saying the county was already well on its way to meeting the goals of the proposed federal HR 1, spoke in defense of the legislation before the Pinal County Board of Supervisors Wednesday.
FLORENCE — Pinal County will receive more than $1.8 million in federal Community Development Block Grant funds for fiscal year 2021-22, including $130,000 each to the county’s four participating cites and towns of Eloy, Florence, Mammoth and Maricopa.
FLORENCE — Pinal County is seeking a new Superior Court judge after announcing the retirement of presiding Superior Court Judge Stephen McCarville on Monday.
COOLIDGE — When officials with the Central Arizona Project and Arizona Department of Water Resources announced near-guaranteed CAP water reductions last Thursday, they stressed that the state was prepared for the crisis.
COOLIDGE — Monday morning, Coolidge Public Transit announced it was resuming services to Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus, effective immediately.
APACHE JUNCTION — A historic travel route that runs partly through Pinal County has been named one of the most scenic drives in the country, and the top drive in Arizona.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Public Health Director Tascha Spears reports that significant percentages of Pinal adults have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
FLORENCE — With a tight budget year looming, some Town Council members Monday favored giving employees a $5,000 stipend out of the old year’s budget instead of a raise.
TEMPE — Body camera footage from Arizona State University Police officers shows a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy blurting out a racist word as he tried to convince officers not to arrest him for suspected drunken driving.
ELOY — The Eloy City Council has approved an intergovernmental agreement with the town of Florence allowing City Magistrate Roger Valdez to perform part-time Town Magistrate Court services for Florence.
ELOY — The Pinal County assessor believes Arizona City is in a great location to benefit from new businesses in Eloy and Casa Grande.
Rep. Paul Gosar has hit back against a House ethics complaint with a slashing defense of his speeches and social media posts prior to the Jan. 6 riots that led to the brief occupation of the Capitol building.
FLORENCE — Even as area communities see record numbers of new homes going up, cities large and small are hurting for affordable housing, city managers said at an online Pinal Partnership breakfast meeting Friday.
FLORENCE — Over county staff’s objections, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors granted a rezoning and other approvals on 10 acres for a new subdivision near Oasis Golf Club in San Tan Valley.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A new complex of Pinal County offices off Bella Vista Road east of Central Arizona College was designed to make government more accessible to the people it serves, County Manager Leo Lew told about 80 guests on Thursday morning.
FLORENCE — A fire chief says special services districts were slighted in the first round of federal COVID-19 funding, and he is asking the Pinal County Board of Supervisors to help remedy the matter.
FLORENCE — Citizens upset with pending legislation affecting how America conducts elections found sympathetic ears with the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
APACHE JUNCTION -- Pinal County Supervisor Jeff Serdy has organized an open house this month to raise local awareness to the role of county government.
FLORENCE — Nearly a mile of Hunt Highway in north Florence will be rebuilt and Arizona Farms Road will receive asphalt maintenance and repair following Town Council action.
SIGNAL PEAK — After stating last month that it planned to reopen campuses this spring, Central Arizona College confirmed that the college would reopen to the public on May 3, albeit with social distancing protocols still in place.
FLORENCE — San Tan Heights K-8 and Florence Unified School District are partnering with the nonprofit Great Minds to further the district’s goal of high-quality curriculum and instruction for the entire district.
TEMPE — A Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy is under investigation after he allegedly tried to convince an Arizona State University Police officer to let him go after he was pulled over for suspected drunken driving.
CASA GRANDE — A Florence man is facing charges after he allegedly attacked three health care workers and fled from a Casa Grande behavioral health treatment center.
FLORENCE — Mayor Tara Walter defended the town’s latest award as Arizona’s safest city despite qualifying on the strength of a prison population that is unable to call the police.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar has tried to distance himself from reports he was backing a caucus that would defend “Anglo-Saxon political traditions,” but political analysts say the flap is unlikely to harm the conservative Republican’s re-election prospects.
COOLIDGE — While the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District has been telling farmers for months now to plan for drought conditions, recent water shortages in San Carlos Lake have nevertheless reached unprecedented low levels.
FLORENCE — A Phoenix man who allegedly bailed out of a vehicle fleeing from state troopers was picked up by Florence Police officers for allegedly having a gun when he wasn’t supposed to.
FLORENCE — Students as well as teachers can benefit from Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), and a team of professionals is already at work to promote it throughout Florence Unified School District, the school board was told April 13.
CHANDLER — With all the hype heading into the game being placed in the home team’s dugout, the underdog Florence Gophers weren’t given much of a shot. And while their season did end at the han…
The state playoff brackets for baseball and softball were released late Thursday morning. With a quick turnaround ahead, Pinal County teams at least know who and where they are playing.
FLORENCE -- Unlike most of her track and field teammates, there was no way for Mackenzie Heikes to work on her craft once the world shut down due to COVID-19. Not fully, anyway.
COOLIDGE — Despite the two schools being locked into a rivalry that goes back decades, Florence softball coach Dominic Rice took the time Thursday to approach the Coolidge team huddled for a p…
COOLIDGE — As Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology moves forward with its goal to nearly double the class offerings for next school year, the school announced a series of new hires a…
SIGNAL PEAK — After stating last month that it planned to reopen campuses this spring, Central Arizona College confirmed that the college would reopen to the public on May 3, albeit with socia…
FLORENCE — San Tan Heights K-8 and Florence Unified School District are partnering with the nonprofit Great Minds to further the district’s goal of high-quality curriculum and instruction for …
FLORENCE — Students as well as teachers can benefit from Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), and a team of professionals is already at work to promote it throughout Florence Unified School Di…
FLORENCE — Students, employees and community members in Florence Unified School District contributed more than $4,200 in loose change to buy board games for area children’s hospitals.
FLORENCE — Middle school students will learn about police work and crime prevention in demonstrations and hands-on activities with some of their local officers this summer in a week-long “Yout…