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MHS winter sports heating up

With teams ranging from rebuilding to contenders for state tournaments, Maricopa High School is launching its winter sports season this week. Girls’ Basketball Rashawn Calvert is...

Central Arizona College Now Accepting Applications for New LPN to RN Bridge Program

By Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing Central Arizona College is now accepting applications for the new Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered...

Springtime splendor: Mallards, reflections and foliage at Homestead

As spring blooms, Homestead Lake in Maricopa becomes a remarkable sight. InMaricopa.com's Bryan Mordt recently visited the lake and captured breathtaking images of the natural...

Camino Montessori closure typical of state charter problem

Camino Montessori — which closed earlier this month — is hardly unique in the challenges it faced as a charter school in Arizona. Of the...

Kelvin Eric Trey Liermann III

Kelvin Eric Trey Liermann III was born in Mesa on May 24, 2007. He is a Rainbow Baby after the passing of his big...

MUSD studies hybrid or closure in wake of COVID

Overwhelmed. It was a term used frequently at a Monday meeting hosted by Arizona Superintendent Kathy Hoffman with school leaders and Health Director Dr....

Fire Prevention Week: Home-escape plan may save your life

You’re relaxing at home. Suddenly, you notice smoke billowing. Usually, it’s from the kitchen. By the time you see it, you might have only...

2 Ram swimmers qualify for state meet

Two Maricopa High School swimmers have qualified for the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division II State Championship Meet. Sophomore Connor Schrader is ranked 11th in the...

John Sampson retires after 25 years at MUSD

Samson was a figure from the Old Testament whose power was generated through flowing locks of hair.
EDUC MHS graduation May 2021

MHS graduates revel in a ‘normal’ ceremony

With a huge step toward normalcy, the Class of 2021 at Maricopa High School graduated live and in person Wednesday night on the football...

Mase family sends 3 to Marines

Carrie and Larry Mase will soon be empty-nesters as, one by one, their triplets depart for service in the U.S. Marine Corps. Larry Mase said any...

MHS football debuts with victory

Overcoming its share of first-game oddities, the Maricopa High School football team defeated Willow Canyon Thursday night, 27-19. VIDEO With COVID-19 protocols in place at Ram...

Federal benchmark unmet by some local schools

The Arizona Department of Education released the AYP results earlier this week, and two Maricopa Unified Schools failed to make the grade.

MHS DECA students, advisor shine at state

Thirty Maricopa High School DECA students attended the annual Arizona DECA State Career Development Conference On Feb. 26-28. Students faced competition from more than...

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...

Drivers ed course gets teens on the road

A program that started in October is making it less nerve-racking for teens to take their driving tests and get a license. Drivers education has...

MUSD board to elect officers, vote on facility fees

A new year could mean a new president and vice president for the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board after newly elected members are...
Copa Glow 2021

City takes on a Friday night glow (GALLERY)

Hundreds of people turned out for the second annual Copa Glow night market and hot air balloon fest at Copper Sky Regional Park on...

Legacy’s start date moved back to Aug. 31

Even though classroom buildings are nearly complete, school administrators have made the decision to move the first day of school to Monday, Aug. 31.
Patricia Ethan Stone

Community comes together for fun-filled library opening (GALLERY)

For months now, the City of Maricopa has been promising a new and expanded library and cultural center that would bring people together and...

Michael J. Kramarczyk Sr., 77

With deep sorrow we announce the passing of Michael J. Kramarczyk Sr., 77, of Maricopa, on Nov. 25, 2022. This devoted husband, father and...

Ghost stories from Maricopa’s past

By Michelle ChanceHave you experienced paranormal activity in Maricopa? Tell us about it at Facebook.com/InMaricopa. Maricopa’s history is chronicled well into the mid-19th century, when...

Big decisions ahead as MUSD plans new school

After a loss at the ballot box, Maricopa Unified School District is planning its next steps to build a second high school. At a special...

‘Peter Pan’ debuts at MHS (GALLERY)

Maricopa High School Theatre Company launched "Peter Pan" Thursday night for its weekend production. Starring Taryn Story as Peter and Antonio Gonzales as Hook,...

Sugar Plum Tea dances into Christmas (GALLERY)

DSPA Gems resented their annual holiday dance showcase and fundraiser, the Sugar Plum Tea, to a large crowd at Maricopa High School's Performing Arts...

Former Ak-Chin Chairman Louis Manuel dies

Louis J. Manuel Jr., former chairman of the Ak-Chin Indian Community, has died, according to family members. Manuel, 57, was at the forefront of Ak-Chin’s...
Redemption Tattoo Nick Sanchez

Artist finds Redemption, community in popular tattoo shop

Redemption comes in many forms. For Nick Sanchez, owner of Redemption Tattoo, the name of his shop reflects his journey. The artist has built a successful...

Accused of child murder, Main awaits court rulings

Shawn Main, 49, has been incarcerated at Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center since Christmas Eve 2015. She was arrested 35 days after...

8 years on the road, cyclist travels through Maricopa on journey home

Eight years after pedaling away from his home in Newport, Oregon, to increase cancer awareness, Stephen Swift is on his way home - for...

American Legion Spooktacular Car Show set Sunday at Veterans Center

Do you enjoy viewing unique cars? There will be 10 categories of vehicles on display Sunday, Oct. 30, as American Legion Post 133 and Sons...
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