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Christian Price Maricopa mayor

Mayor lends endorsement to Nancy Smith for city council

By Christian Price I'm supporting Nancy Smith for City Council. She is a trusted colleague that represents our best interests on so many important Economic Development...
USDA Bad Seed China

Seeds of destruction? A warning from master gardener

Dear Friends and Neighbors in Maricopa, There have been very recent news reports of mysterious packs of seeds, apparently originating from China, mailed to folks...
Steve Smith Arizona

Former state senator supports Smith, Liermann for city council

By Steve Smith Join me in supporting Nancy Smith and Amber for Maricopa City Council. Nancy Smith has been a major positive voice to the Council and...
Julia Gusse Maricopa Council

Police union endorses Gusse, Liermann for city council

By Elliott Sneezy Following research, input, and interviews conducted by members of City of Maricopa Police Association, COMPA is proud to announce our endorsement of...
Pastor Chandler Wiley

Local pastor: C.S. Lewis speaks to the pandemic

By Chandler Wiley On September 1, 1939, Adolf Hitler invaded Poland sparking World War II. Not two months later, on October 22, 1939, C. S....
Jonathan Bee Maricopa

Resident: Open answer to mayor’s declaration of emergency query

By Jonathan F. Bee The Hon. Christian Price has demonstrated consistent competency and cognizant skills as our Mayor of Maricopa.   Mayor Price has only used an...

Town Hall sheds light on candidates, campaigning, critics

InMaricopa hosted its Town Hall for city council candidates July 9. The Facebook Live event generated lively and passionate responses from the audience and...
Brinleigh Thorp

Elementary school student, 8, endorses Liermann

By Brinleigh Thorp My name is Brinleigh Thorpe. Amber Liermann should be a leader because she knows how to lead people. That's why she should be...
Julia Gusse Maricopa Council

Letter: Gusse shows support with action, not just words

  By Rosemary Quesenberry Although I may not agree with everything Julia Gusse does, I am supporting her for city council. She is an advocate for our...
Dr. C. Jon Beecroft

Beecroft: Patient care is highest priority

  By Dr. C. Jon Beecroft, Maricopa Foot and Ankle My patients frequently ask how COVID-19 has changed medicine. My answer to patients may not be...
Amber Liermann candidate

Letter: Former student endorses Liermann for City Council

By Mark Jory Ms. Liermann was an influential person in my educational career and I thank her for all she taught me and for all...
Amber Liermann Maricopa

Letter: Liermann is effective advocate for our city

By Carolyn Jackson-Granados During these unusual times it is vital we vote for our values, so I will be voting for Amber Liermann for City...

Brown: LaFond will make a difference on City Council

By Marvin L. Brown It’s always just one person who makes the differences… I have never understood the mentality of the people who shrug and say,...
Bob Marsh candidate

Letter: Marsh is quick to find the right solutions

By Ted Yocum My wife Kathy and I very strongly endorse Bob Marsh for Maricopa’s City Council. I hope all Maricopans will consider voting for...

Realtor: Floodplains always impact homebuying, selling

By Dayv Morgan One of the overlooked aspects of house-hunting in Maricopa is the floodplain. Although Maricopa has not had a serious flood in decades, flood...
Al Brandenburg Maricopa

Technology helping more seniors age at home

By Al Brandenburg Americans are living longer, and most would prefer to age in their own home and community, rather than going to a hospital...
Amber Liermann Maricopa

Letter: Liermann is proactive problem-solver

By Ron Vogeltanz Amber is proactive in dealing with problems and is effective in anticipating potential issues before they surface. She is inclusive and relates well...

Letter: Marsh stands above the rest

By Dale Brinkman There is one candidate in my opinion running for the Maricopa City Council with qualifications that make him stand above the rest....
Murray Siegel

Random studies: why vaccines need math

A previous column provided details of an investigative report that contrasted the secondary mathematics curriculum of the United States vs. European schools, and how...
Henry Wade Maricopa City Council

Councilmember: Wear mask, respect others

By Councilmember Henry Wade Hello Maricopa, I hope this note finds you and your family well. These are some challenging times that we find ourselves in...

Arizona School Board members push state leaders for late return to classrooms

The following letter was sent to lawmakers by members of the Arizona School Board, including Torri Anderson, member of the Maricopa Unified School District...
Nancy Smith City Council

Letter: Smith, Marsh best candidates for council

By Ron Smith As an aging-in-place advocate, I would like to endorse both Nancy Smith and Bob Marsh for Maricopa’s City Council. I’ve worked with...
Bret Roberts state representative

Roberts: Vote for Liermann for City Council

By Rep. Bret Roberts Longtime resident Amber Liermann is committed to our community. Her pragmatic insight into our city’s needs and willingness to examine issues sets...
Al Brandenburg Maricopa

Hot! Hot! Hot! Gardening in July

By Al Brandenburg Another year and again I am watching my plants wither in the 100-degree-plus heat. Gardening in Arizona in July can be difficult...

Letter: Chapados endorses LaFond for City Council

By Peg Chapados It is my pleasure to enthusiastically endorse Andre LaFond for Maricopa City Council. As a former Maricopa Vice Mayor and Councilmember, I have...

Independence Day is all about We the People

Many people see the Fourth of July as fireworks, pool parties and barbecues, but this American holiday is more than an object or activity. The...

Now that we’re realigned …

  After a uniquely challenging spring, summer came to Maricopa bearing even more questions about the future. But July in particular brings an opportunity for...

Letter: Sheriff announces he has COVID-19

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb posted the following on the department's social media today: Unfortunately, as a law enforcement official and elected leader, we do...

Opinion: Shape the future of your community, respond to the census

By Rep. Tom O’Halleran This year, Americans have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to participate in one of our government’s most important processes: the census. The census was...

Congressman: Shape future of your community, respond to the census

By Rep. Tom O’Halleran This year, Americans have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to participate in one of our government’s most important processes: the census. The census was...
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