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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Country Star Chris Janson to Hit the Stage at The Events Center 

Country music sensation Chris Janson is bringing his chart-topping hits to The Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino on Saturday, Aug. 13 for a...

Dads voted ‘the best’ in Maricopa

Kevin Hunt keeps busy with nine children and 41 grandchildren.  The first-place winner of the 2022 Best Dad InMaricopa contest sponsored by Maricopa Ace Hardware...

Great gift ideas for Dad – just in time for Father’s Day

Dads are notoriously hard to shop for, whether it’s for Father’s Day (next Sunday!) or anything else. While trying to come up with a...

It’s time to vote for the Best Dad InMaricopa

Let's celebrate Father's Day with the Best Dad InMaricopa Contest, sponsored by ACE Maricopa Hardware. Readers will be able to vote for their favorites through...

Who’s the Best Dad in Maricopa? It’s time to nominate!

It the Dads' turn. Let’s celebrate Father's Day with the Best Dad InMaricopa Contest, sponsored by ACE Maricopa Hardware. Nominate your favorite father by filling out...

Colleagues, friends: Christian Price leads with ‘contagious’ passion

Mayor Christian Price stunned the citizens of Maricopa last week by announcing his resignation as mayor, effective July 1. In his fourth term, Price has...

Rockets launch at Desert Wind Middle School

Students from Desert Wind Middle School took to the skies Wednesday in the annual display of rocketry skills. The event was created to give students...

MHS student lands spot at Air Force Academy prep school

A Maricopa High School senior’s lifetime dream of an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy has taken a big leap forward. Charles Liermann received...

Dementia Support Group has new meeting place

Are you caring for someone who has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? You are welcome to attend the Maricopa Dementia Support Group. The group now meets...

Splash pad at Copper Sky opens

The new splash pad is open at Copper Sky Recreation Complex. It is be open during current normal pool hours: Monday through Friday from 8...

Special needs school continues to grow

Stepping Stones Learning Center has a new home. But, as Anna Hart, the school's founder and executive director pointed out, it is not her home,...

Infant fights rare cancer — with a smile

Myliza Madison is a sweet baby girl. A recent family photo features the 7-month-old’s huge smile; another shows a face that is expressively inquisitive. “She's just...

TRUE ABA helps those with Autism Spectrum Disorder thrive

TRUE ABA opened its doors in Gig Harbor, WA, in 2017, providing home-, community-and school-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment for children and adults...
Copa Culture Night Market 2022

Copa Cultural Night Market to debut Friday

The City of Maricopa will host its first Night Market event of 2022 on Friday with a new concept. Copa Cultural Night Market, which will...

Coping with stressful news: Keep things in perspective

Today’s news reports have been less than encouraging for exiting a globally traumatic event, such as the COVID crisis, to cope with.  While feelings...

Local student wins national scholarship for artwork

A local student has been awarded a national scholarship for her artwork, including a painting symbolizing that everyone is reaching for something in their...

Arcade and Laser Tag Reopen this week at Ak-Chin Circle

Spring Break is here and the glittering lights from within a Maricopa attraction will glow again just in time for families to enjoy. After a...

Youth football league recruiting for 3rd season

Parents are you looking for a Spring activity for your kids? Maricopa Super Elite Football is starting up their Spring season. The non-contact, competitive...

In the New Year, take an honest approach to relationships

Good, we have that resolution moment out of the way. Now to begin a movement of another kind. At some time or another, we have...

Couples working together make a tough job look easy

Careers are tough. You work every day, deal with your boss and co-workers, maybe you’ve got a client you don’t like much or someone is...

New library making positive impact

The Maricopa Library and Cultural Center is nearly a year old, and in just a few short months MLCC has made a positive impact...

Arizona Renaissance Festival to return February 2022

The Arizona Renaissance Festival will return Feb. 5 for its 34th season of merrymaking. The festival, held in Gold Canyon, is a 16th-century European style...

Tamara Zach elected to Jewish Family & Children’s Service Governance Board

Tamara Zach and Meghan Shapiro have been elected to serve a three-year term on the Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) Governance Board. JFCS...

Freeze watch from late Saturday night through Sunday morning

Freeze Watch issued December 30 at 1:16PM MST until January 02 at 9:00AM MST by NWS Phoenix What: Temperatures around 30 possible. Where: Superior, Northwest Pinal...
Sparklers stock photo

What to know about fireworks for New Year’s Eve

Maricopans love their fireworks, and many of us will ring in the new year by setting some off in their neighborhood. And while fireworks...

Obituary: Arlen Richard Norby, 1954-2021

Arlen Richard Norby was born at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey to Annabelle (Kvidt) and Allen Norby, but if you asked him, he was from...

“Best Christmas Ever” – as told in photos

Photographer Victor Moreno had his hands full on Monday capturing the emotions and the excitement of the "Best Christmas Ever" ceremony. Here are some...

A car made an unexpected entrance into someone’s yard last Friday

Submitted: A car made its way into a backyard along Porter Road last week. According to eyewitness Danny Puzzo, "They came flying out of Homestead...
Exceptional healthcare

Exceptional Community Hospital accepting all insurance

The city’s first hospital opened Wednesday, bringing 24-hour emergency care and in-patient services to Maricopa for the first time. With that opening have come...

Maricopa Music Circle, Maricopa Chorus join forces for holiday spectacular

The Maricopa Music Circle (MMC) and Maricopa Chorus will perform together at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, in a concert guaranteed to lift...