CASA GRANDE — Help is available to individuals as well as businesses during the coronavirus outbreak on making rent, mortgage and utility payments and access to the internet.
FLORENCE — In a special agreement with the Arizona Department of Corrections, the Pinal County Adult Detention Center has started to house prisoners headed for the state prison.
FLORENCE — On March 25, Jasmine Guillen, a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office detention aide, sent out an email explaining a new video process that defense attorneys and doctors must use to speak with inmates in the county jail due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
TUCSON (AP) — Richard Elias, who represented District 5 on the Pima County Board of Supervisors for nearly two decades, has died, authorities said.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Court of Appeals found the Pinal Regional Transportation Authority and Proposition 417 tax to be valid in a decision released Jan. 16, but that decision is now moving before the state Supreme Court.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Public Health Department Tuesday confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in the county over the last two days.
ORACLE — Oracle School Board President Jeff McClure is hoping to bring his ability to work with others and his success in business to the Pinal County Board of Supervisors as representative for District 4.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Board of Supervisors Chairman Anthony Smith, R-Maricopa, can give direct orders as needed to contain the spread of COVID-19 under a state of emergency the board declared.
WINKELMAN -- Motorists who use the Gila River Bridge on State Route 77 in Winkelman should expect intermittent delays starting Monday, March 23.
HAYDEN (AP) — A copper-producing company on the Pinal-Gila County line has been fined $33,000 for failing to comply with a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency settlement over dust pollution at an Arizona smelter.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting Friday to consider a declaration of emergency to give the county more authority and funding flexibility to contain COVID-19.
CASA GRANDE — Banner Health is offering testing for the coronavirus. However, potential patients need to call in to see if they meet the current U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria before they can be tested.
MARICOPA — Arizona Public Service Co. and Electrical District No. 3, which provides power to Maricopa and the surrounding area, joined other utility companies from around the country in announcing leniency for customers during a time of economic uncertainty.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Supervisor Steve Miller, R-Casa Grande, provided an update last week on the stakeholders group he chairs, which is studying water solutions for the Pinal Active Management Area.
FLORENCE — Eloy, Florence, Mammoth and Maricopa will receive an equal share of federal Community Development Block Grant funding for the next two years, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors has decided.
CASA GRANDE — Former Flagstaff Councilwoman Eva Putzova wants to take her “people-centered platform” to the U.S. House of Representatives.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a resolution affirming support for Second Amendment rights Wednesday.
CASA GRANDE — Coronavirus won’t stop Casa Grande’s first fiddle festival or a set of other activities set for this weekend in Pinal County.
CASA GRANDE — State health officials have confirmed two more cases of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, in Pinal County.
CASA GRANDE — The search for two suspects in a botched armed robbery at the Casa Grande Walmart ended when they crashed their car near Tucson, police said.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Attorney’s Office says cameras were installed in lawyer-inmate interview rooms at the jail to prevent contraband from being passed, and that statement has drawn attention from the American Civil Liberties Union.
PHOENIX -- Calling it rural protection, the state House voted Wednesday to impose an additional hurdle on those who want to propose their own changes in state law or the Arizona Constitution.
ELEVEN MILE CORNER — Crafters, artists, bakers and others coveting a blue ribbon have only a few days left to prepare their competitive entries for the Pinal County Fair.
KEARNY -- The 60th annual Pioneer Days kicks off this week in eastern Pinal County honoring the military men and women from the Copper Corridor.
CASA GRANDE — The race for the Pinal County Assessor’s Office doesn’t usually garner much attention, but this year, incumbent Assessor Douglas Wolf has a challenger in the Republican primary, Michael Cruz.
FLORENCE — Pinal County health officials have responded to 17 reports of persons who traveled recently to China, but no one had symptoms or potential symptoms of the coronavirus.
FLORENCE — Amid concerns that the town of Mammoth receives so little, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors delayed action on a policy for allocating federal Community Development Block Grant dollars to cities and towns.
MARICOPA — Maricopa Flood Control District President Dan Frank has announced the end of his campaign for County Supervisor for District 4. Previously calling himself an “underdog” in the race against Jeff McClure and Marlene Pearce for the title, he has decided his position with the Flood Co…
SAFFORD — Chris Taylor, a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, announced Monday he is suspending his campaign to seek treatment after experiencing an overdose last week, reportedly of heroin.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has installed cameras in interview rooms attorneys use to speak privately with their clients, causing at least one public defender to object.
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.
FLORENCE — A 23-year-old woman has been charged with causing a deadly crash last month on Interstate 10 in Pinal County that triggered another accident and caused the freeway to be closed for more than five hours.
PHOENIX — Republican legislators are moving to erect new hurdles in the path of Arizonans who want to propose their own laws and constitutional amendments.
PHOENIX -- Central Arizona College could be offering four-year degrees if a proposed bill in the state legislature becomes law.