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Nursing graduates honored with CAC ceremony

Twenty-seven Central Arizona College students were recognized for completing the college’s nursing program during the 51st Nursing Division Pinning Ceremony held at the Signal...

Champion cyclist riding strong in Maricopa

By Misty Newman For Pete Masiel, getting up at 4:30 a.m. and heading out for a 100-mile bike ride is just another day in the...

Rauch named MPD ‘Officer of the Year’

The Maricopa Police Department has named Officer Daniel Rauch as the department’s “Officer of the Year” for 2015. Over the last year, Rauch has been...

MFD brings in hundreds of toys for kids in need (video)

The annual Maricopa Fire Department “Ride for Toys” toy drive brought hundreds of Maricopa residents to Pacana Park to donate toys, enjoy fire truck...

CAC pins RT graduates

Central Arizona College recently recognized 15 radiologic technology students during a pinning ceremony at its Superstition Mountain Campus. This special ceremony signifies the completion...

Freezing temperatures predicted for the week

Temperatures are expected to continually drop after a cool weekend, and early week rain could cause hazardous driving conditions. According to the National Weather Service,...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

Concerts and holiday events are part of this week’s calendar of events, with important government meetings thrown in. For details on these events, or...

LAX4LIFE brings hundreds to Copper Sky (video)

The LAX4LIFE fundraising event brought 55 teams and hundreds of spectators to Copper Sky Regional Park for its annual lacrosse tournament and fundraiser on...

Added produce, no added customers at 2nd Saturday Market (video)

After the success of last month’s re-launch of the Second Saturday Market at Copper Sky Regional Park, the city of Maricopa brought in extra...

Maricopa hotel plans revived with minor change

The idea of a Holiday Inn Express in Maricopa is rising from the dust. After a significant pause and minor modification, plans for the hotel...

Stormy, cool weather expected this weekend

Maricopa residents can expect to see scattered showers and temperatures in the low 60s throughout the weekend. According to the National Weather Service, stormy weather...

Mothers of Everyday Heroes volunteers fill 300 backpacks (video/gallery)

In partnership with local nonprofit Think Families First, Mothers of Everyday Heroes collected enough items from residents of Maricopa and beyond to fill 300...

Elementary students collect 12,978 pounds of food

Maricopa Elementary School received a $1,000 check from Dr. Duane Clouse at Treasured Smiles Children’s Dentistry for collecting 3,661 pounds of food in November...

Fighting cancer with lacrosse at Copper Sky

Copper Sky Regional Park will host the annual LAX4LIFE charity fundraiser by holding youth lacrosse scrimmages from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on all...

Spotlight: Santa and Mrs. Claus (video)

Our InMaricopa Spotlight series hit the road to catch up with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and the South Polar Express. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3MEh_UQ6no&feature=youtu.be Rich and Linda Huggins, otherwise...

Field set for Saguaro Amateur in Maricopa

The field for the 2016 Saguaro Amateur at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club Jan. 3-6 is confirmed. The field is headlined by past Saguaro Amateur...

2nd Saturday Market will have ‘twice as much produce’

Featuring twice as much produce as last month’s event, the Second Saturday Market will return to Copper Sky Regional Park this weekend. Last month, hundreds...

MFD Ride for Toys will have snow, Santa

The Maricopa Fire Department’s Ride for Toys is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pacana Park. Santa Claus will be on a motorcycle...

Warm week ahead for Maricopa before cold front

Temperatures are expected to warm up throughout the week and reach the high 70s before a cold front moves in for the weekend. According to...

Maricopa Music Circle to play Christmas concert with taste of Star Wars

Sacred Christmas music, fun holiday standards and a cinematic surprise are all part of the annual Winter Serenade by the Maricopa Music Circle. The concert...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

This week is filled with Christmas and Masik Tas events. For details on these and other events, or to add your own, go to...

Educator Spotlight: Pima Butte PE teacher loves ‘Ah-ha’ moments

Derek Picha loved physical education as a kid so much he is now pursuing a master’s degree in PE. “My favorite part of being an...

MerryCopa ‘bigger, better’ in second year (video/gallery)

Maricopa residents got a taste of winter with an ice skating rink and snow pile during the second annual MerryCopa Holiday Festival at Copper...

Sunny weekend forecast for Maricopa

The mild weather is expected to continue through the weekend with sunny days expected to stay in the mid 70s. According to the National Weather...

Tree lighting, art unveiling at City Hall (gallery)

Maricopa artists had art hung in a hallway on the ground floor at City Hall on Monday, and the public had a good opportunity...

Marks against 3 of 4 eateries in November inspections

Of the four Maricopa eating establishments inspected in November, only one received an “E” for excellent from the Pinal County Health Department. KFC was...

Robot lovers unite for first-ever Maricopa competition

The Maricopa High School VEX Robotics Competition will debut Dec. 12. Organizers hope it will become an annual event. They are also seeking volunteers Lead organizer...

Churches host Christmas events

COH hosts Living Nativity Community of Hope Church will host its 12th annual Living Nativity this Christmas season. It will take place on Dec. 12...

Palo Verde Park a ‘huge, ambitious project’

At 23,000 acres, a proposed regional park west of Maricopa is a massive undertaking for Pinal County. In planning stages since 2007, the park on...

Tradition in the details of new Catholic church

By Roberta Ciancosi The most unique aspect of the new Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is not only in its traditional details, but it...
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