FLORENCE — Pharmacies at Fry's and Safeway grocery stores in Pinal County will soon be administering COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public, health officials said.
CASA GRANDE — A Pinal County Superior Court judge who was pulled over on New Year’s Eve by a Casa Grande Police officer is seeking treatment for high blood pressure.
PHOENIX (AP) — The 20-year-old son of Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb has been arrested after toxicology tests showed he was impaired at the time of a 2020 crash in which a bicyclist was severely injured, authorities said.
SIGNAL PEAK — Evelyn Casuga and Jerry Walker were sworn in as the newest members of the Central Arizona College Governing Board on Tuesday. Casuga was immediately elected to become vice president and David Odiorne president, taking over from board member Dan Miller.
TUCSON -- When Sirena Rana is out hiking the more than 800 miles of the Arizona National Scenic Trail, some of the portions that run through Pinal County are among her favorites.
FLORENCE — If the federal government makes any further CARES Act payments to local governments for expenses related to COVID-19, Pinal County is asking for fairness.
FLORENCE — Just about everyone wants the new COVID-19 vaccine, or at least that’s how it looks in Pinal County. Public Health staff had received over 4,000 calls in the last couple of days, Director Tascha Spears said.
FLORENCE — Health officials say that educators, public safety workers and those 75 and older should be able to get inoculated against COVID-19 at Pinal County pharmacies in a little more than a week.
FLORENCE — Kaye Persinger of Marion, Ohio, — who was known as Kaye Dickson when she ran for Pinal County Sheriff five years ago — said she’ll miss Reyes.
COOLIDGE — The CAVIT Governing Board members have approved awarding special credit to struggling students so that their academic careers aren’t derailed by challenges unique to the pandemic.
FLORENCE — Pinal County and its community partners are vaccinating people against COVID-19 as fast as they can, although shipments of vaccine are falling as sharply as infections are rising, the Board of Supervisors was told Wednesday.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Supreme Court late Tuesday threw out the last remaining legal challenge in state courts to the choice of voters here of Joe Biden for president.
WASHINGTON – The federal government may not have a stellar track record when it comes to keeping promises with Native Americans, but tribal leaders in Arizona said they think President-elect Joe Biden could be the exception.
COOLIDGE — Although Pinal County is feeling the loss of Canadian snowbirds this year — both residents and tourists — there is some room for optimism. While the pandemic suppressed the economy this year, could a snowbird “boom” be in order down the road?
FLORENCE — Three outgoing supervisors were given a dignified sendoff, including a video tribute, during the final meeting of the current Pinal County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.
MARICOPA — A construction crew member working near Casa Blanca Road along State Route 347 was hit and killed by a motorist late Wednesday night, according to Gila River Police.
FLORENCE — A Pinal County judge is being urged to toss out the latest — and possibly the last — challenge to the results of the presidential race in Arizona and the awarding of the state’s 11 electoral college votes to Joe Biden.
SIGNAL PEAK — Although they were not able to attend in person, Central Arizona College broadcast a virtual send-off for graduates on Friday, celebrating those who successfully finished their programs in May, August or December despite the year’s unique challenges.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments about Pinal County’s Regional Transportation Authority Proposition 417 tax from both sides Thursday morning.
FLORENCE — A Pinal County woman has filed a lawsuit claiming that violations of state and federal election laws and the U.S. Constitution were committed during the 2020 election process in Arizona.
WASHINGTON – In what a former Arizona elector called “a sweet irony,” the slate of 11 Democratic presidential electors who will cast Arizona’s Electoral College votes Monday includes three tribal leaders.
FLORENCE — Pinal County health officials don't have a specific plan yet on how to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A partial investigation report obtained from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office states that Cooper Lamb, son of Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb, may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol when he struck and injured a bicyclist with his car in July.
With three members of the Board of Supervisors leaving at year’s end, Pinal Partnership invited all five to speak at an online breakfast Friday morning. They shared memories, how they’d like to be remembered and future plans, among other topics.
FLORENCE — A sexual assault trial was ended and the case dismissed in October by a Pinal County Superior Court judge after alleged misconduct by a deputy Pinal County attorney.
FLORENCE – Pinal County’s Business Sustainability Program, which has provided almost $1.2 million in grants to help more than 100 businesses stay afloat, will take applications again next month.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors made the final results of the Nov. 3 general election official with the canvass on Wednesday.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors will discuss how the county can fight COVID-19 through improved ventilation at county buildings at a meeting in the near future.
PHOENIX — Top officials of the 15 Republican county committees want a special session — and soon — to order an audit of the machinery used to count ballots.
FLORENCE — Pinal County has paid $1,189,319 in grants to help businesses in the county’s unincorporated areas cover their losses in the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Board of Supervisors is considering making its Business Sustainability Program available for a th…
FLORENCE – Pinal County has an estimated 41,000 early ballots and 1,800 provisional ballots still to be counted, the Board of Supervisors was told Wednesday morning.
COOLIDGE — The Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology board had its first live meeting since March on Wednesday. The school transitioned from virtual to hybrid instruction on Oct. 13 after state health benchmarks indicated it could safely open again.
SIGNAL PEAK — The pandemic has necessitated social adjustments, but these rules for socialization have proven taxing in many ways for higher education. In trying to prepare for the future, schools are now faced with a litany of unprecedented challenges. One of those is attracting new student…
CASA GRANDE — Nearly half of all registered Pinal County voters have cast their vote, either through an early mail-in ballot or in-person at an early voting location, according to the Pinal County Elections Department.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission has granted broadband spectrum licenses to 11 Arizona tribes in what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “a major step forward in our efforts to close the digital divide on Tribal lands.”
FLORENCE — Election Day security in Pinal County will include a sheriff’s “terrorism liaison officer” coordinating communications and members of the new citizens posse assisting with brief patrols of polling places.
FLORENCE — The U.S. secretary of the interior took a tour of Pinal County with Sheriff Mark Lamb on Wednesday, visiting the locations of several camps made by illegal migrants on federal land.
FLORENCE — Early voting in Pinal County is more than double what it was four years ago, with 11,515 ballots cast in the first week. In 2016 the number was 4,955.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court Tuesday said the Census Bureau can stop its count of the population, a blow to tribal leaders and local advocates for underrepresented communities in Arizona who said they would be hit hardest by an undercount.
COOLIDGE — In-person learning will begin Tuesday for students at the Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology, the Governing Board learned Wednesday during its monthly meeting held remotely.
FLORENCE — Pinal County is “moving in the right direction” on COVID-19 testing, County Manager Louis Andersen told the Board of Supervisors Wednesday.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Recorder Virginia Ross and Elections Director Michele Forney are encouraging voters who have questions about the election to call their offices.