FLORENCE — Amanda Stanford, clerk of the Pinal County Superior Court, announced Wednesday evening that she is resigning effective late this month.
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 — 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.
CASA GRANDE — Nonprofits throughout Arizona raised more than $4.7 million through Arizona Gives Day donations Tuesday, with tens of thousands of dollars earmarked for Pinal County-based organizations.
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.
SUPERIOR — The Superior Community Working Group, which studies issues related to Resolution Copper, plans to continue its work in an online format for the immediate future.
CASA GRANDE — About 20 Pinal County nonprofit organizations are vying for donations today in the annual one-day fundraising blitz Arizona Gives Day.
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.
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 — The Pinal County Public Health Department Tuesday confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in the county over the last two days.
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.
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.
PHOENIX — Concerns over the coronavirus pandemic led some schools in Arizona to announce closures on Friday while others opted to remain open. And just days before the Democratic presidential primary there was a tempest over the mailing of ballots while the Legislature considered its next st…
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a resolution affirming support for Second Amendment rights Wednesday.
SUPERIOR — From pickaxes and burros to mechanical drills to robots, the equipment used in mining in Arizona has changed dramatically over the decades.
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.
SUPERIOR — Justin Bern, state manager of the Clean Water Act permitting program, will talk with the Superior Community Working Group (CWG) on Wednesday, March 11.
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.
Congressman Paul Gosar and his staff invited area business and government leaders to a roundtable discussion last week. It was designed to give participants a chance to talk about what is working that helps economic development and alert the congressman to some of the obstacles.
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.
GOLD CANYON — Byron Ross, 22, of Laveen was arrested Feb. 15 for allegedly stealing cash while working at the Arizona Renaissance Festival.
SUPERIOR — A man was arrested for allegedly blocking police and shoving officers who were attempting to question a juvenile outside a Superior home.