All those long, grueling hours of practicing on the field are about to payoff for many Pinal County teams as the postseason kicks off on Wednesday with the play-in tournament for the 6A-4A con…
APACHE JUNCTION — The City Council has authorized the Apache Junction Police Department to install up to 15 public safety cameras around town that will snap photos of vehicle license plates and issue alerts if the car has been stolen or is wanted in connection with a crime.
All those long, grueling hours of practicing on the field are about to payoff for many Pinal County teams as the postseason kicks off on Wednesday with the play-in tournament for the 6A-4A conferences.
FLORENCE — A 59-year-old Apache Junction man is facing child molestation charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl in his home.
SAN TAN VALLEY — With the regular season coming to a close in a few weeks, the Poston Butte Broncos have put themselves in a position to compete for both a region and state championship in the 4A Conference.
SAN TAN VALLEY — A new state law removes an obstacle for Arizona communities that wish to form a city or town, which could further open the door for San Tan Valley to finally incorporate and become the largest city in Pinal County.
SUPERIOR — A two-vehicle head-on collision that occurred Thursday at 3:47 a.m. on State Route 79 near Superior resulted in a man dying, the Arizona Department of Public Safety reported.
APACHE JUNCTION (AP) — Two people were killed when the three-wheeled motorcycle they were riding was struck by a car in Apache Junction, police said Sunday.
CASA GRANDE – In a matchup of softball teams that were undefeated in Class 4A Black Canyon Region play, it was all Vista Grande in Friday night’s home game against Apache Junction.
APACHE JUNCTION — Poppies are beloved wildflowers in Arizona. Their vibrant orange and yellow petals stand out against the drab desert and signify the coming spring.
CASA GRANDE — After all the craziness from a shortened season last year, many Pinal County boys basketball teams and individual players shined bright this year and provided a lot of memorable moments deep into the postseason.
CASA GRANDE — While some new faces made a splash in the Pinal County girls basketball scene this year, it is two well established seniors who had a tremendous impact on on their individual programs that take the top honors in this year’s all-county team.
PHOENIX — This spring, hikers may experience the beauty of the Sonoran Desert under the glow of a full moon with guided hikes at Lost Dutchman State Park, according to a press release from the state parks agency.
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GOLD CANYON — The Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace has returned to its home just south of Gold Canyon after a hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. With it comes the long-running festival’s staples: fun games, big crowds and anachronistic novelties.
CASA GRANDE — A split ruling from the Arizona Supreme Court invalidates a voter-approved road tax that would fund major transportation projects throughout Pinal County, although the ruling was based on a small part of the proposal.
FLORENCE — After hearing from four Maricopa city officials in support of “Map D,” the Pinal County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to approve new supervisor district boundaries.
SAN TAN VALLEY — An Apache Junction man has been charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct for allegedly putting a knife to the throat of a woman he lived with.
FLORENCE — Pinal County is applying for a $6.8 million state grant to install equipment and towers throughout the county to improve access to affordable and reliable internet, especially in rural areas.
FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors was asked to take a public stand against voter suppression, “The Big Lie” that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election and other issues.
FLORENCE — A local state of emergency declared two years ago at the beginning of the pandemic was repealed Wednesday by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
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APACHE JUNCTION — Lost Dutchman State Park invites visitors to become “citizen scientists” by participating in a "Bioblitz" event in March.
GOLD CANYON — After almost nine years in the planning stages, Pinal County officials broke ground Feb. 17 on the 498-acre Peralta Regional Park east of Gold Canyon.
FLORENCE — Pending legislation would result in hefty pay increases for sheriff’s deputies all over the state, and possibly layoffs as counties struggle to meet the terms of the law, a Pinal County supervisor said.
APACHE JUNCTION — A transient man was arrested after an Apache Junction preschool reported that someone had broken into the school and made off with some cookies and milk.
APACHE JUNCTION — Apache Junction Police officers stunned a man after he allegedly refused to step out of a vehicle during an investigation of a domestic violence incident.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb will be the master of ceremonies at a National Law Enforcement Officer Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 24 near Toledo, Ohio.
PHOENIX — An Apache Junction couple will have to pay back more than $202,500 in unpaid taxes for their business and in personal income taxes to the state after pleading guilty to failure to file a tax return and failure to pay taxes.
FLORENCE — After 15 years of planning, the SunZia Transmission Project hopes to begin building 570 miles of extra-high-voltage transmission lines and substations next year, carrying renewable energy from New Mexico into central Arizona, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was told Wednesday.
PHOENIX — Insisting that boys are boys and girls are girls, Arizona lawmakers are moving to block state agencies from giving a third option for those who identify as neither.
FLORENCE — An Apache Junction man convicted of hindering prosecution and concealing the bodies of two people killed in an Apache Junction trailer park in 2016 was sentenced to more than 40 years in prison Friday afternoon.
PHOENIX — The House Transportation Committee this week gave unanimous approval to a bill sponsored by Rep. David Cook, R-Globe, that would fund a state route extension as an important new connector to U.S. 60 to help traffic flow in Apache Junction and Gold Canyon.
FLORENCE — Pinal County residents can now view two proposed maps, labeled Map A and Map B, that redraw county supervisor districts.
FLORENCE — Repealing the county’s nearly-two-year-old state of emergency is premature and would send a message that the pandemic is over and life is back to normal, but “that’s far from the case,” the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was told Wednesday.
QUEEN VALLEY — Arizona Game and Fish Department officers received an anonymous tip on Jan. 25 about a mule deer doe that had been illegally killed in Pinal County in the Superstition Mountains.
PHOENIX -- The top House Republican is unilaterally quashing legislation sponsored by a lawmaker from Pinal County which would have given the Legislature the power to reject election returns.
PHOENIX -- The Senate Government Committee gave its approval to proposed legislation that would punish election workers who misplace ballots and penalize contractors who don’t meet the terms of their contracts.
FLORENCE — Pinal County has scheduled a series of public meetings at which the public may view two options for new county supervisor districts and make comments. Scheduled meetings are:
PHOENIX — A Republican state lawmaker from Pinal County is proposing to give the Arizona Legislature — currently controlled by Republicans — the right to reject election returns.
APACHE JUNCTION — A nationwide investigation into a child pornography ring has led to the arrest of an Apache Junction man.
GOLD CANYON — The jousting knights, 16th century maidens, feasting, interactive entertainment, rides, crafts and games return to Gold Canyon this year as the Arizona Renaissance Festival and Artisan Marketplace gets underway Feb. 5.
APACHE JUNCTION — An Apache Junction man has been arrested after allegedly firing several rounds into the ground during a domestic dispute.