CASA GRANDE — There’s a lot you can learn about Chuck Wright just by stepping into his office off Sacaton Street in Casa Grande. Wright is a professional designer, but his passions are many.
ELOY — If there’s one thing that Ralph Varela’s time with Pinal Hispanic Council over the past 33 years shows, it is his passion for helping others.
CASA GRANDE — For Nancy and Tony Smith, the past 20 years in Maricopa have been an unexpected and incredible opportunity.
From humble beginnings to big inventions: Howard Wuertz on drip irrigation, water conservation and future of farming
CASA GRANDE — If there was one thing Howard Wuertz enjoyed most about growing up on a farm in Coolidge, it was farming itself.
ELOY — Sit down with Eloy Mayor Micah Powell for just a few minutes and one thing becomes evident: Powell is passionate about seeing the city of Eloy, and its residents, thrive.
FLORENCE — Cathy Adam is known for her passion and dedication to preservation throughout Florence. She is the Pinal County Historical Museum president, was a long-term member and vice chairman of the Florence Historic District Advisory Commission and is currently the vice chair of the town’s…
ELOY — Fiestas Patrias has a long history in Eloy. And Mary Lou Rosales has been a part of this much celebrated event in Eloy for decades.
CASA GRANDE — Rickey Robinson came to Pinal County with the dream of playing music and enjoying his days in retirement while living in Maricopa.
CASA GRANDE — As Orlenda Roberts prepared for her final few weeks as superintendent of Santa Cruz Valley Union High School, she had some critical advice for students.
CASA GRANDE — Many people from Coolidge and across Pinal County know Tom Shope as an owner of Shope’s IGA market. Others might know him as the former mayor of Coolidge, and some, the former Justice of the Peace for the Coolidge-Florence court.
ELOY — Ask Oranté Jenkins what is at the heart of a strong school administration and he’ll tell you that it is “leadership by walking around.”
CASA GRANDE — For Scott McEuen, one important measure of a community’s health is its dedication to service.
CASA GRANDE — Nap Lawrence has had a number of achievements accredited to his name.
CASA GRANDE — For four decades, Against Abuse Inc. has been a source of safety, comfort, support and various services for victims of abuse throughout Pinal County.
CASA GRANDE — United Way of Pinal County celebrates a birthday this year.
CASA GRANDE — For Casa Grande resident and longtime dairy farmer Dennis Dugan, a desire to help the young people of Pinal County was the motivation for starting the charitable organization Pinal 40 in 2014.
CASA GRANDE — After more than two decades with Sun Life Family Health Center, including 15 years as the CEO, Travis Robinette is retiring.
CASA GRANDE - Merlin D’souza is no stranger to the Casa Grande Dispatch newspaper.
CASA GRANDE — It’s 6:30 in the morning on a June day when the temperature will eventually hit 116 in Casa Grande. Jesus and Abel Ramos lace up their shoes before running around the track at Carr McNatt Park, showing just part of what it takes to be an elite professional boxer.