SAN TAN VALLEY — Johnson Utilities customers will save more than $40 million in a series of settlement agreements with the water and wastewater utility, the Arizona Department of Environmental…
FLORENCE — Students in the elementary grades will return for regular in-person classes on Feb. 8, and high school students will return on Feb. 16, the Florence Unified School District governing board voted Tuesday afternoon.
TEMPE — Fulton Homes, a family-owned and -operated Arizona homebuilder, says it saw a 62% increase in housing starts in 2020 compared with 2019.
FLORENCE — A future high-tech manufacturing plant on 1,000 acres in Queen Creek has received support from the Pinal County Board of Supervisors for its application to be in a foreign trade zone.
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.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Construction began this week in San Tan Valley in preparation for the major widening of a state highway connecting Maricopa and Pinal counties.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A missing San Tan Valley woman was located Sunday evening and airlifted to an area hospital in critical condition from ‘severe dehydration,’ authorities said.
PHOENIX — Several Arizona lawmakers figure prominently in the controversy over the Republican effort to overturn President Donald Trump’s election loss and the ensuing chaos after a mob stormed the Capitol.
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 — A San Tan Valley man has been sentenced to two years in prison after agreeing to plead guilty to aggravated assault with a sexual motivation.
FLORENCE — In response to high teacher absences, the Florence Unified School District board voted Tuesday night to return the district’s 10,000 students in San Tan Valley and Florence to online or “virtual” learning only for the rest of the month beginning Thursday.
FLORENCE — Pinal County government services will be a lot closer for thousands of western Pinal residents in a few months as new county office buildings come online.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Assessor Douglas Wolf has announced that qualified widows, widowers and those 100% disabled can now apply for a property tax exemption for 2021.
PHOENIX — Several Arizona Republican officials defended Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sought to blame political enemies for the pro-Trump mob’s criminal activity or spread conspiracy theories deflecting responsibility away from the president’s supporters.
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 — Florence Hospital on Hunt Highway is putting patients in its little-used secure inmate wing, a top official told the Town Council Monday.
COOLIDGE — A recent study from ProPublica and the Rhodium Group identified Pinal County as the state’s second-most at-risk county due to climate change.
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.
PHOENIX -- A Trump supporter in the state legislature representing parts of Pinal County has crafted legislation designed to give the president the state's 11 electoral votes even as some GOP lawmakers in Washington work to keep Congress from certifying the election Wednesday for Joe Biden.
FLORENCE — American Legion Post 97 and the San Tan Valley Veteran Center plan a flag retirement ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, in front of the flagpoles at 5764 E. Hunt Highway, Post Cmdr. John Meyer said in an announcement.
FLORENCE — New lower COVID-19 infection levels triggered when a school would shift to a “hybrid” schedule, or a complete return to online learning, were approved by the Florence Unified School District board on Dec. 17.
PHOENIX — An incoming state senator who represents part of Pinal County said she has no intention of complying with a newly issued directive that anyone entering the building must be masked.
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.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Fiesta Bowl Charities "Wishes For Teachers" has named two J.O. Combs Unified School District teachers as award recipients.
FLORENCE — New COVID-19 infection thresholds for determining when a school would shift to a “hybrid” schedule, or a complete return to online learning, were approved by the Florence Unified School District board on Dec. 8.
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.
CASA GRANDE — On Monday Gov. Doug Ducey announced the recipients of a competitive $1 million grant program allocated to chambers of commerce around the state, including several in Pinal County.
SAN TAN VALLEY – A San Tan Valley man is facing charges after he allegedly refused to leave another man’s property and continued to harass the property owner.
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.
FLORENCE — Florence Copper has received its state permit to advance to full-scale commercial operation and produce 85 million pounds per year, parent company Taseko Mines Limited announced Tuesday.