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Sunday, August 14, 2022

City Council honors Hispanic residents (video)

Maricopa Mayor Christian Price proclaimed Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 to be Hispanic Heritage Month for the city of Maricopa during the City Council...

Donors see through Jesse’s eyes as vet gets eSight glasses (video)

Harrah’s Ak-Chin hosted a ceremony for U.S. Navy veteran Jesse Ramirez to receive his eSight glasses and gain a second chance at sight. The campaign...

Homecoming Committee decides on festival over parade (video)

The Maricopa High School Homecoming Committee has elected to conduct a Homecoming festival featuring celebrations of the past, an alumni football game and a...

MPD seeking male who attacked jogger

A woman reported she was assaulted while jogging this morning near Maricopa Elementary School. The incident took place just before 6 a.m. near Alterra Parkway...

Booboo Stewart returning to Maricopa for special movie screening

“Twilight” actor Booboo Stewart will be in Maricopa on Sept. 19 to visit fans and screen his new made for television movie Disney’s “Descendants”...

Mostly clear skies on the horizon for Maricopa

Storms could be possible early in the week in Maricopa, but skies are expected to be mostly clear with temperatures in the high 90s...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

Community events, kids’ activities and public meetings mark this week in Maricopa. Tuesday is particularly busy. MONDAY Friends of the Maricopa Public Library meet at...

Community of Hope Church celebrating 10th anniversary

By Adam Wolfe The Community of Hope Church will be celebrating its 10th anniversary after the church’s service on Sept. 20. The celebration will feature a...

Shamrock, Tractor Supply to host hiring events

By Adam Wolfe Arizona Workforce Connection will host hiring events for Shamrock Farms and Tractor Supply Distribution in September. Shamrock Farms is looking for candidates with...

Activists claim enough signatures to recall Nader from CAC board (video)

By Raquel Hendrickson District 4’s representative on the Central Arizona College Board of Governors could be in trouble. Rita Nader has been the target of a...

Sunny days may turn to storms throughout the weekend

By Adam Wolfe Maricopa resident should expect to see sunny days with highs around 100 degrees to start the weekend before storms move in on...

Maricopa blows out Rincon despite missing starters (video)

By Adam Wolfe Maricopa High School was missing several regular starters Friday night against Rincon University High School, but the Rams still managed to blow...

MHS Football turns to Futbol to improve kicking game

By Adam Wolfe   Senior kicker Luis Elizondo joined the Maricopa High School Rams football team during the second week of the season in order to...

MHS Volleyball aces the competition (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0T1h4kUy8U By Adam Wolfe The Maricopa High School volleyball team has won four matches in a row by straight sets. Since dropping their first match of the...

First Responder Q&A: Chris Evans

Officer Chris Evans Rank: Police Officer/School Resource Officer at Maricopa High School Department: Maricopa Police Department Hometown: Yuma, Arizona Residence: Maricopa Family: Wife and two sons Education: Two years of...

Educator Spotlight: Rayas fostering creativity at Santa Cruz

By Raquel Hendrickson Alex Rayas remembers getting to do science experiments for the first time in fifth grade. “It was both exciting and challenging at the...

MUSD Robotics club outgrows its funding

By Adam Wolfe The VEX robotics teams within the Maricopa Unified School District have gone from one team at Maricopa Elementary School to 14 teams...

Football Preview: Rams to spread the field against Rincon

By Adam Wolfe   The Rincon High School Rangers are coming off their first win of the season, but the Maricopa Rams are still a heavy...

Update: Car crashes into Villages lake (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok-duJYZsU0 Staff Report A 59-year-old man was taken to the hospital after the car he was driving ended up in the lake in the Villages at...

Maricopa High School to celebrate 60 years at Homecoming

By Adam Wolfe Maricopa High School will be celebrating its 60th anniversary during this year’s Homecoming festivities. The school, which started with 28 freshmen in 1955,...

Anytime Fitness marks 10th year with change of location

By Raquel Hendrickson After keeping its members on the go for 10 years, Anytime Fitness is on the move. Maricopa’s oldest workout gym has a new...

Speed limits on Honeycutt Road will not change

By Adam Wolfe After public backlash, the Maricopa City Council's Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) re-examined the speed limit change and decided to leave the current...

Legally blind vet will finally gets his glasses

By Adam Wolfe After nine months of fund-raising, legally blind U.S. Navy veteran Jesse Ramirez has reached his goal and will receive a pair of...

Afternoon storms possible all week

By Adam Wolfe Similar to the last few weeks, afternoon storms are possible throughout the week. According to the National Weather Service, there is a 20-percent...

Restaurants invited to be part of Pecan Pride

Submitted  Wednesday is the deadline for Maricopa food establishments to sign up to participate in the Pecan Pride Celebration during Stagecoach Days. Visitors and new residents...

Moving Amtrak station a cog in overpass plans

By Raquel Hendrickson When an Amtrak train pulls into the Maricopa station, it does not stop just once. The platform is only long enough to allow...

Maricopa designer invited to Fashion Week

By Raquel Hendrickson A mechanical engineer from Maricopa is going high fashion. Loren Aragon caught the eye of a fashion marketer with his unique designs at...

What’s happening this week in Maricopa

Here’s a glimpse at some of the goings-on in Maricopa Sept. 6-12. MONDAY It’s Labor Day! Expect government offices, banking institutions and many service industries...

Maricopa wins big despite ‘ugly’ performance

By Adam Wolfe The Maricopa High School Rams used special teams and defense to dominate the Matadors of Shadow Mountain High School Friday night. The...

Owens will get on-field honors from Cardinals (video)

Maricopa High School quarterback Aaron Owens was “flattered” when he heard he was being honored by the Arizona Cardinals for his performance Sept. 4...