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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Christmas Tree House a Maricopa tradition (GALLERY)

It's been a struggle for Carmen and Eddie Hurtado to get their home shipshape for Christmas, but despite some physical ailments they had their...

Merry Copa lights up Copper Sky (GALLERY)

Crowds turned out for Maricopa's Merry Copa holiday celebration Friday night at Copper Sky. The evening included the tree lighting and fireworks along with...

MUSD honors veterans with breakfast (GALLERY)

Maricopa Unified School District hosted its annual Veterans Breakfast on Friday morning to showcase local veterans, especially those working or volunteering for the district....

CAC salutes veterans (GALLERY)

Central Arizona College Veterans Services hosted its annual salute to veterans Thursday on the Maricopa campus, with help from the Blue Star Mothers and...

CAC Harvest Fest casts Halloween spell (GALLERY)

Central Arizona College's Maricopa campus hosted a harvest festival Saturday that included its haunted house Tracks of Terror, an escape room, costume contest, pumpkin...

Kids Day Mariocpa (GALLERY)

A helicopter, firetruck, construction equipment, police, superheroes, Smoky Bear, face-painting, petting zoos, dunk tanks, games, activities, vendor booths, mascots, youth entertainers, presentations and more...

Celebrating 4th of July with a bang (VIDEO)

The City of Maricopa and Ak-Chin had simultaneous celebrations of the Fourth of July on Thursday, which created lots of fireworks and water slides...

Golfers letting loose in World Long Drive (GALLERY)

The 2019 Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun/World Long Drive began Friday morning with qualifying at 8 a.m. Final qualifying was Friday afternoon. The master’s...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin parties for 25th anniversary/expansion opening (GALLERY)

  Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino celebrated its 25th anniversary and grand opening of its multimillion-dollar expansion project with a party Thursday evening at the Oak and Fork...

MMA packs in fight fans for RUF30

Ringside Unified Fighting (RUF) brought mixed martial arts back to UltraStar Multi-tainment Center for a 13-bout event Saturday. The card included fighters from Maricopa...

Year in Review: Maricopa in Photos 2018

Here are some favorite photos from throughout 2018 of Maricopa and Maricopans. Click each photo to learn the story behind each. JANUARY 2018 FEBRUARY 2018 MARCH 2018 APRIL...

MHS dancers showcase icons (GALLERY)

Maricopa High School Dance Department's Performance Company presented its annual showcase Friday and Saturday in the Performing Arts Center, this year with the theme...

Parade celebrates, thanks Maricopa veterans (GALLERY)

Maricopa's second Veterans Day Parade drew a crowd along Bowlin and Porter Roads to honor its many military veterans. The hour-long parade included veteran...

Balloon entertainment, Old-West style (VIDEO)

Arizona Rick and the Bang Bang Balloon Company entertained a room full of children at Maricopa Public Library Thursday as part of the summer...

Wildman Phil brings animals to library (GALLERY)

Phil Rakoci, aka Wildman Phil, brought his collection of live animals to Maricopa Public Library to educate the gathering of children and their parents...

MHS recognizes graduating seniors with awards night (GALLERY)

Maricopa High School hosted its annual Senior Honors Night May 14. It was a time to recognize hard work in the classroom and in...

MUSD hosts 7-hour music extravaganza (GALLERY)

The fourth annual Music-a-Thon at Maricopa Unified School District filled the Performing Arts Center with music for seven hours Saturday. Bands and choirs from...

Native American Family Night honors past, present, future (GALLERY)

Maricopa Unified School District’s Native American Education Program and its parent advisory committee (NAPAC) hosted their year-end Family Night on Wednesday, honoring past, present...

Tejano music draws crowd to Ak-Chin (GALLERY)

Tejano music fans danced for hours Saturday night during a Latin music showcase at UltraStar Multi-tainment amphitheater. Grupo El Regreso, from Phoenix, opened the...

Poker Run draws capacity, benefits program (GALLERY)

Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino hosted its fourth annual 5K Poker Run Saturday, filling all available slots in a race that sent funds to United Way...

Pathway Pumas continue baseball domination (GALLERY)

With a record of 9-0-1, the defending state baseball champion Sequoia Pathway Pumas are again leading the Canyon Athletic Association Division 2. They are...
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Maricopa Music Festival plays for hours at Copper Sky (PHOTOS)

Live music boomed under the blazing sun at the Maricopa Music Fest last weekend. It’s the second event hosted by Founder Chrystal Allen-O’Jon after...

Maricopa kids hop into Easter (PHOTOS)

Hundreds of egg hunters attended the 14th annual Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn outside UltraStar Multi-tainment Center Saturday. The free event is hosted...

Salsa Festival draws thousands (GALLERY)

What organizers estimated was the largest attendance yet at Maricopa's Salsa Festival voted past champion Crazy Cranberry Salsa the best overall entry in Saturday's...

Cars, planes, music jazz up Millar Field (GALLERY)

Millar Airport and Vietnam Aviation Veterans of Arizona Museum again played host to an annual Spring Break Extravaganza car show and fly-in March 17....

Church touts vendors for annual spring fling (GALLERY)

Fifty local vendors set up pop shops at the annual Spring Fling Craft and Vendor Event at Maricopa Community Church on Hathaway Avenue. The...

High schoolers check out Maricopa college campus (GALLERY)

Local high school students toured the Central Arizona College Maricopa Campus Tuesday morning and shopped various collegiate booths. The event was part of CAC’s...

Disc golfers enliven Meadows with annual tourney (GALLERY)

Saturday and Sunday, 135 disc golfers converged on Maricopa for the annual Maricopa Meadows Open. Treated to fair weather, 34 players were under par...

Families drop a line at Copper Sky lake (GALLERY)

Anglers of all ages were greeted with perfect winter weather during the annual Family Fishing Day at Copper Sky Lake Saturday morning. The event,...

Photos we loved from 2017 (GALLERY)

Some of InMaricopa's favorite shots by staff and freelance photographers during 2017 In April, Maricopa Police Department conducted a training exercise  in one of the...
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