CASA GRANDE — A candidate for Pinal County assessor is showing he can let his hair down. Mike Cruz is one of several Casa Grande Elementary School District employees who participated in a dist…
CHANDLER – U.S. Senator Martha McSally, R-Ariz., and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt met with Gila River Indian Community leadership Friday and viewed their plans to safely reopen the Community.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors met Friday morning and ordered litigation seeking federal funds from the governor that are needed to combat the COVID-19 global health emergency.
CASA GRANDE — Child development experts say the earlier the better when it comes to identifying children with developmental delays, but social distancing in the wake of COVID-19 has made early identification difficult in some cases.
FLORENCE — Pinal County’s new annual budget may or may not continue the Board of Supervisors' goal of steadily reducing the property tax rate by four cents each year.
FLORENCE — In 2017 Pinal County Juvenile Court Services decided it was time to look at racial and ethnic disparities to learn if there were more youths from one particular race or ethnic background being arrested than others, a press release from Juvenile Court Services said.
FLORENCE — With a population just under 500,000, Pinal County has been overlooked for federal funding for COVID-19 relief through the U.S. CARES Act.
SACATON — The Arizona Department of Transportation has announced that it will be installing traffic lights at three different intersections near Sacaton along State Route 87.
FLORENCE — An election nomination petition filed by the only candidate challenging incumbent Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb has been invalidated by a Superior Court judge.
FLORENCE (AP) — Two Arizona sheriffs are refusing to enforce Gov. Doug Ducey’s stay-at-home order as the state continues to deal with the coronavirus.
PHOENIX (AP) — A state appellate court has overturned rulings by a trial court and dismissed a lawsuit stemming from a cross-median crash that killed two women on Interstate 10 in Pinal County in 2008.
FLORENCE — Strategies for better relationships among Pinal County’s military installations and their civilian neighbors are contained in a study and related documents adopted by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors last week.
SACATON — Food vendors at Interstate 10 rest stops north of Casa Grande are not rolling in dough, but they are making truck drivers happy.
SACATON -- Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis joined other Arizona tribal leaders in praising recent efforts by Sen. Martha McSall, R-Ariz., on her efforts to secure relief for tribal gaming enterprises.
FLORENCE — Pinal County’s economic development progress has continued apace through the pandemic, but the county can’t stay closed indefinitely without harm, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was told.
FLORENCE — As citizens around the country hold demonstrations to reopen the economy, doing so too soon could backfire, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was told.
PHOENIX — The American Lung Association’s 2020 “State of the Air” report found Phoenix ranked among the nation’s worst cities for widespread air pollutants — ozone and particulates — both of which can be deadly.
FLORENCE — Nearly 20,000 Pinal County households received mail from the Pinal County Recorder’s Office last week to confirm the address on their voter registration is up-to-date.
FLORENCE — Pinal County experienced two more deaths over the weekend attributed to the coronavirus, health officials reported Monday morning.
PHOENIX — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pinal County topped 200 for the first time, according to numbers released Friday morning.
PHOENIX — Arizona and Pinal County continue to see a steady addition to the number of daily confirmed cases of COVID-19, but so far they have not experienced any surges.
FLORENCE — Health officials reported Tuesday another death from COVID-19 in Pinal County, bringing the total to five in the county since the start of the outbreak.
PHOENIX — A new breakdown Sunday shows there are at least 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in each of the majority of ZIP codes in the state's two major metropolitan area.
CASA GRANDE — Thursday evening the Casa Grande Police Department, Pinal County Sheriff’s Office and the Arizona Department of Public Safety assisted the Gila River Police Department in a search for a homicide suspect running from law enforcement into Casa Grande.
PHOENIX — Work on widening Interstate 10 between Casa Grande and Chandler could begin as early as 2023, according to the state’s newest five-year highway construction plan.
FLORENCE — Pinal County’s Emergency Management and Public Health departments are working full time on keeping track of coronavirus cases and parceling out supplies from the shipment of medical equipment the county got from the federal stockpile.
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.
FLORENCE — County Manager Louis Andersen reported Wednesday that Pinal County will receive an additional $1 million in federal Community Development Block Grant funding and is awaiting the rules on how it can be spent.
FLORENCE — Several Pinal County mayors and other officials are withdrawing their petition in Superior Court to require state and local health agencies to report the county’s COVID-19 cases by ZIP code.
FLORENCE — While the county has information on where the various cases of COVID-19 are located, it isn’t releasing that information for a variety of reasons, said Dr. Shauna McIsaac, Pinal County public health director.
FLORENCE — Several Pinal County mayors and other officials are seeking a court order for the release of information that breaks down the county’s COVID-19 infections by ZIP code.
SACATON -- A member of the Gila River Indian Community died Saturday from complications related to the coronavirus, the tribe said in a press release.
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.
COOLIDGE — Though education for students at the Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology has transitioned from on-campus classrooms to a virtual setting, many questions and uncertainties remain for the career and technical education district.
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.
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.
CASA GRANDE — Overnight drivers on Interstate 10 in the Gila River Indian Community and Pinal County should expect delays caused by a project expected to last the rest of the year.
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.