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Coronavirus and Maricopa real estate

By Brian Petersheim With the Pandemic of the Coronavirus affecting the health of people around the world, buying and selling a home in our small...

‘Grandpa’ Jones still on road to recovery with artificial heart

  Back in October, the Jones family had their lives changed forever. Last time we met with Victor “Grandpa” Jones, he had gone through surgery...

Casino donates food to Ak-Chin elders, families in need

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has donated 15 pallets of food to the Ak-Chin Indian Community, which will distribute it to the Community’s elders and families...

Paperless Maricopans could clog sewer mains with ‘nonflushables’

By Bob McGovern The run on toilet paper during the coronavirus pandemic is leading to another crisis – in the sewer system. It’s actually a heightened...

Mayor declares State of Emergency over coronavirus

Mayor Christian Price declared a state of emergency Friday afternoon in an effort to mitigate the impact of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 that has...

AZ Health confirms 1st coronavirus death

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) have confirmed the first death due to COVID-19 in...

Restaurants’ responses to coronavirus (LIST)

How some of Maricopa's local restaurants are responding to COVID-19 outbreak with no dining in allowed (If you are the owner of an eatery,...

3 more coronavirus cases confirmed in Pinal County

Pinal County Public Health Department Pinal County Public Health Department can confirm three new cases have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Pinal County. The first...

Coronavirus impacts City programs, cancels events

As companies and organizations have temporarily altered the way they do business during the novel coronavirus outbreak, the City of Maricopa has had to...

Don’t pay Orbitel bill in person

Orbitel Communications has suspended in-person payments due to the coronavirus. "At this time, no one knows how severe this outbreak will be. Given this uncertainty,...

Global Water, ED3 suspend disconnections

  Global Water Resources and Electrical District No. 3 announced they are temporarily suspending any shutoffs. Both utilities are also waiving late fees and remind low-income...

Bashas’, Dollar General create special hours for seniors

  Dollar General, which has a store on Papago Road south of Maricopa, and Bashas’ announced this week they will dedicate a shopping hour for...

At Pinal jail, coronavirus screening protocols were stepped up months ago

  By Bob McGovern While U.S. health officials say they expect the number of cases of coronavirus to climb dramatically in the coming days, Pinal County...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino closes spa, cancels 5K Poker Run

With the full support of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino announced effective immediately it will temporarily close The Spa. The...

State closes schools for 2 weeks

Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced Sunday the closures of all public schools in the state through March 27...

Walmart reduces hours amid coronavirus

  Walmart Executive Vice President Dacona Smith announced Saturday a nationwide adjustment in operating hours beginning Sunday. The change is part of the retail giant's approach...

ADHS not yet recommending cancelations, closures

Of Arizona's nine positive and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, five are in Pinal County, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Community...

Ducey declares State of Emergency over COVID-19

 Gov. Doug Ducey today issued a Declaration of Emergency and an Executive Order to combat the continued spread of COVID-19 and to reduce financial...

2 cases of COVID-19 reported in Pinal County

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Pinal County Public Health Department confirmed today that two Pinal County residents have been diagnosed...

County health directors provide latest on coronavirus (VIDEO)

HIGHLIGHTS from today's press conference with Pinal County Health Services Director Dr. Shauna McIsaac and Maricopa County Medical Director for Disease Control Dr. Rebecca...

School kitchens get highest grade from inspectors

Pinal County’s health inspectors spent most of their time in February checking out school kitchens, which received top marks, but one local food establishment...

3rd Arizonan diagnosed with coronavirus

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) announced today a third person has been diagnosed with COVID-19, the so-called coronavirus. This is the second...

Do you suffer from joint pain?

By Kristina Donnay, FNP-C Did you know the body can repair itself? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a form of regenerative medicine offered at Maricopa Wellness...

Health insurance hurdles high for self-employed

Health insurance has been a hot topic in the nation for a long time. With programs such as the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,”...

How do you take care of your skin?

  By Kristina Donnay, FNP-C Professional facials are an essential part of skincare and beneficial to men’s and women’s skin alike. Most people have a daily skin...

4 eateries tagged by food inspector

  In Pinal County’s health inspections of 16 Maricopa restaurants Dec. 16-Jan. 15, four eateries performed less than excellently. Cilantro’s had two containers of menudo and...

Clean bill of health for eateries

The 13 food establishments inspected by Pinal County Environmental Health between Nov. 18 and Dec. 17 received squeaky-clean reports. EXCELLENT Children’s Learning Adventure Copa Craze Culver’s of...

Tilapia die-off expected with dropping temperatures

Cold weather moving through the area is expected to cause a large die off of tilapia fish in local lakes. Tilapia are warm-water fish, native...

Focus on your health instead of weight in 2020

By Medical Director Kristina Donnay When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, weight loss is one of the most common we set for the new...

Foot pain Q&A

By Maricopa Foot and Ankle What are some of the most common conditions you treat? Some of the most common conditions treated are heel pain, ingrown...

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