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 severe…
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.
SUPERIOR — Resolution Copper has completed a $75 million restoration and reclamation project of 475 acres impacted by close to a century of the old Magma Mine’s operations.
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.
SUPERIOR — The U.S. Forest Service released an environmental review Friday that paves the way for the creation of one of the largest copper mines in the United States, against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project.
FLAGSTAFF — A federal judge has denied a request from a group of Apaches who sought to keep the U.S. Forest Service from issuing an environmental review of a copper mining project until the court takes up a larger case over who legally owns land known as Oak Flat.
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 Superior woman who pled guilty to second-degree murder and child abuse in the death of her two children has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
SUPERIOR — A group of Apaches who have tried for years to reverse a land swap in Pinal County that will make way for one of the largest copper mines in the U.S. sued the federal government Tuesday.
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 — 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.
SIGNAL PEAK — Central Arizona College has announced the following students graduated in December. The listing is organized alphabetically by campus and includes the certificate and/or degree the student received.
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.
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.
WINKELMAN — It’s not always clear to drivers why crews need to stop traffic in a work zone, but there was no mistaking what was happening for nine days this month on State Route 77 in Winkelman.
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.
CASA GRANDE — Nothing was normal in 2020, and that includes high school volleyball. But Combs senior Kerstyn Hedrick wasn’t going to let challenges slow her down.
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.
CASA GRANDE — An agent for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office requested additional information related to complaints surrounding state Rep. David Cook, former lobbyist AnnaMarie Knorr and Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb.
FLORENCE — Pinal County health officials don't have a specific plan yet on how to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
FLORENCE — Despite all the houses being built in Pinal County, there are a lot of people who are having a hard time finding a place to live.
GLOBE — The state prison in Globe is dealing with a COVID outbreak with more than 100 inmates testing positive for the virus in the past week.
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.
WINKELMAN -- Motorists who use the Gila River Bridge along State Route 77 on the Pinal-Gila County line should expect intermittent delays that started Monday, Nov. 30, while bridge girders are being placed on the west side of the new bridge.
DUDLEYVILLE — A Dudleyville man is facing charges after allegedly attacking a woman during an argument by throwing knives and a can of food at her.
WASHINGTON – Activists worry that the Trump administration has fast-tracked the final environmental impact statement for the massive Resolution Copper mine in Pinal County, a project planned for lands near Superior that are claimed as sacred by the San Carlos Apache.
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.
SUPERIOR — While the rest of the Arizona Interscholastic Association conferences are wrapping up the regular season, Class 1A held its quarterfinal matchups Friday.