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While Maricopa Historical Society canceled or postponed much of its spring events as a precaution against COVID-19, it has quietly continued some programs, such...
Christian Price Maricopa Mayor

At its May 19 meeting, the Maricopa City Council thumbed its nose at common sense, accountability and its own written policy in one fell...

Maricopa Unified School District wants to open its second high school in 2022. With just a little over two years to make that happen, the...

A Maricopa group of teen dancers choreographed by a high school student won an Arizona High School Musical Theatre award. A rousing portion of Maricopa...
Our Lady of Grace Church Maricopa

President Trump declared churches and other places of worship “essential” on Friday and called on them to open their doors, but at least one...
Scott Bartle City Council

At its May 19 meeting, the Maricopa City Council addressed an ethics complaint I filed against Councilmember Julia Gusse. Here is the story from...

High temperatures in Maricopa are expected to be in the upper 90s this weekend, according to the National Weather Service, but warnings are ahead.

After the previous opening of the lap pool, more features at Copper Sky Aquatic Center are set to open May 30 starting at 1...

At least one person was injured in a three-vehicle collision on State Route 347 south of Riggs Road Friday morning. According to the Department of...
Yvanira Kelly Barbosa MHS 2020

After a year that culminated in so much disappointment for many Maricopa High School graduates, the Class of 2020 and its accomplishments were celebrated...

It was a tightly organized, drive-in graduation ceremony for Sequoia Pathway Academy graduates Wednesday. Seniors and their families arrived in a line of cars off...
Ross Reopening May 2020

The sale was on Wednesday at Ross Dress for Less and shoppers waited in line for close to an hour to get inside for...

Saying not only was there no ethics violation proven but that the process shouldn’t have allowed the complaint in the first place, Maricopa City...
Codey Foy charges

Codey Foy, the defendant on bail from charges of aggravated assault and endangerment after a police manhunt in Tortosa on May 8, is facing...

A motorist was ejected from a vehicle Monday evening in an accident involving two pickup trucks at West Farrell Road and State Route 347. According...

Railing against Gov. Doug Ducey, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors is preparing a lawsuit against the federal government.Right now our governor is systematically...

As the first customer through the doors Friday morning at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center, four-year-old Jacob Klinzing was headed to play games in the arcade. With...

A local father and son business has been making a splash in local public safety departments. Torched Flag owners Brian Hussey and his son Carl...

School is officially still in session, but Maricopa Unified School District is deciding how it will start next school year in the wake of...
SR 347 & Casa Blanca Road Fatal Accident

A 53-year-old man from Goodyear was killed in a single-vehicle rollover on State Route 347 overnight. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety, the 2003...
UltraStar Multi-tainment Center

After weeks in the dark, some attractions at the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle will reopen their doors on Friday. At 11 a.m., the...

A Maricopa man faces drug charges after he was arrested April 30 by police. Martin Robles, 26, was charged with transporting marijuana for sale, and...
Copper Sky pool

This was updated May 14 with additional information from the city. The competition pool at Copper Sky Multigenerational Center in Maricopa will reopen on Saturday...

While much commercial construction has continued throughout Maricopa this spring, Sonoran Creek Marketplace remains an empty field. The planned shopping plaza, anchored by a “specialty...
Copper Sky Swim Girl

Gyms and pools can reopen on Wednesday with implementation of public health protections and CDC guidelines, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced in a Tuesday...

Sworn in Monday as the newest member of the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board, Jim Jordan will jump right into business Wednesday as...

After approval from the tribal council, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is rolling out its reopening starting Friday at 9 a.m. The casino had gradually closed down...

Out of a remarkable array of Maricopa mothers, Nicole Perkins was chosen Best Mom in Maricopa for 2020 in the annual contest hosted by...

A lot of dirt is moving, and it’s to Maricopa’s credit. The city is set up for 60,000 homes, with 22,000 currently built. Building permits...

The City of Maricopa plans to fund a city-designated animal control officer starting in July. The officer is currently shared between Pinal County and the...