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Pinal County Supervisor and former Maricopa Mayor Anthony Smith (left) presents a Bill of Sale for the Zephyr railcar to Maricopa Historical Society president Paul Shirk (right) at a ceremony Saturday, July 15. The official cost of the icon was a modest $1. Photo by Mason Callejas

A Maricopa icon officially became part of the Maricopa Historical Society’s inventory Saturday.  The famed Zephyr railcar was added to the Maricopa Historical Society’s list of assets at a breakfast...

For the west side of town, sand bags will be available at the site of the old city hall (main map). For the east side of town, sand bag materials will be at the Bowlin Road dead end west of the fire station south of Rancho Mirage (inset map).

With the arrival of monsoon season in the Phoenix Valley, the Maricopa Fire/Medical Department has issued a few tips to help residents prepare for...

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan Sheaffer of Maricopa removes a bolt from a water separator filter on an R-11 refueling truck at Goldwater Air National Guard Base in Phoenix. Sheaffer is a vehicle maintenance apprentice in the Arizona Air National Guard's 161st Air Refueling Wing. Arizona Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Matkin

By Tech. Sgt. Michael Matkin, 161st Air Refueling Wing Airman 1st Class Jonathan Sheaffer wears a fireman’s helmet as a hazardous material technician for the...