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Monday, August 10, 2020

City Hall decks the halls for Christmas tree lighting (GALLERY)

Maricopa City Hall was full of music and blithe spirits Tuesday for the annual tree-lighting ceremony. Santa Claus and Mayor Christian Price counted down...

Merry Copa celebration in photos (GALLERY)

The fourth annual Merry Copa festival drew a crowd to Copper Sky on Saturday. See the growing gallery of photos (and send in your...

MHS boys’ basketball off to strong start (GALLERY)

The Maricopa High School boys' basketball started the season 4-1 after defeating Campo Verde, 71-50, Friday. Though the Coyotes took an early lead, the...

Maricopa Library hosts Holiday Showcase (GALLERY)

The Maricopa Public Library kicked off the 2017 holiday season with their Holiday Showcase Thursday. Employees and volunteers greeted library goers with song and holiday...

Turkey Trot heralds Thanksgiving (GALLERY)

Scores of Maricopans turned out Thanksgiving morning for the 10th annual Maricopa Turkey Trot at Pacana Park. Participants registered with food goods to be...

Families crowd into MAC for Farm Day (GALLERY)

Maricopa Agricultural Center hosted its annual Family Farm Day on Saturday, filling a temporary parking lot with cars. Attendees tried their hands at traditional...

Church’s annual ‘fling’ gets gift-buying started early (GALLERY)

Maricopa Community Church hosted its annual Fall Fling Arts and Crafts event Saturday. Vendors offered holiday hand-made gift-giving ideas and nonprofit organizations like the...

MHS Theatre Co. brushes up Shakespeare (GALLERY)

Maricopa High School Theatre Company debuted its version of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" Thursday at the Performing Arts Center. The Bard's...

Maricopans go camping (GALLERY)

Copper Sky Regional Park hosted a Family Camp Out on Friday. Families brought tents and overnight provisions and connected through campfire stories, a scavenger...

Maricopans wax poetic at library’s Slam (GALLERY)

Maricopa Arts Council hosted the All-Maricopa Poetry Slam Friday night at Maricopa Public Library. Residents presented their verse before an audience, and judges chose...

Battle of the Bras turned casino pink (GALLERY)

Male employees at Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino put on a show in the annual Battle of the Bras for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Departments again...

Sequoia Pathway wins final home football game (GALLERY)

Sequoia Pathway Academy's varsity football team moved to 4-3 on the season with a victory in its final home game Friday. The Pumas defeated Heritage...

‘Sweeney Todd’ on stage (GALLERY)

Maricopa Community Theatre opened its production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" on Wednesday at Leading Edge Academy, in time to...

Mother, 2 children safe after house fire in Villages (GALLERY)

A mother and her two children safely evacuated their home in The Villages after it caught fire Tuesday afternoon, according to Maricopa Fire/Medical Department. Brad...

RUF cage fighting returns to Ak-Chin (GALLERY)

Ringside Unified Fighting returned to Maricopa Saturday with a full card of mixed martial arts cage fighting. Scheduled for 11 fights, the RUF event drew...

RamFest fills Copper Sky (GALLERY)

Games, music, an alumni football game and traditional bonfire marked RamFest at Copper Sky Thursday in celebration of Homecoming Week for Maricopa High School....

Patriot’s Day commemorates 9/11 (GALLERY)

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12043 hosted an annual Patriot’s Day flag-raising ceremony Monday morning in recognition of those who died in the...

Sequoia Pathway Pumas in action (GALLERY)

  After a season-opening loss at home last week, the Sequoia Pathway Academy varsity football team will be on the road Friday taking on Imagine...

Maricopa children perform ‘Mulan’ (GALLERY)

The Maricopa Community Youth Theatre transported its audience to ancient China Friday evening during their performance of Disney’s “Mulan Jr.” Directed by Matthew Ortega, the...

MPD celebrates decade of service (GALLERY)

Maricopa Police Department celebrated its 10-year anniversary Tuesday with a special display of select equipment and resources at Maricopa City Hall. On display were various...

Great American 4th packs in crowd for fun, fireworks (GALLERY)

Maricopa's 12th annual Great American 4th brought four hours of fun to the fields of Copper Sky on Tuesday, celebrating Independence Day with games,...

Sunny Sauceda brings Tejano to The Lounge (GALLERY)

Grammy-winning Tejano artist Sunny Sauceda entertained at Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino in The Lounge on Thursday, drawing enthusiastic fans. He and his band also had...

Jungle Jill draws kids to library (GALLERY)

Jill McLaughlin of Jill's Animal Encounters brought a few of her friends to educate the children at Maricopa Public Library on Thursday. Her collection...

Teens bring drawings to life in anime workshop (GALLERY)

Brian Lopez of Anime Your Way conducted a one-hour workshop for Maricopa teens, helping them create their own anime characters in a session at...

‘Mulan’ cast in rehearsal (GALLERY)

You don't meet a girl like this every dynasty! Maricopa Children’s Theatre Summer Camp is in rehearsals at Copper Sky Multigenerational Complex for "Mulan...

Great Arizona Puppet Theater at Maricopa Library (GALLERY)

The puppet cast of “The Little Red Hen” entertained a roomful of children at the Maricopa Library Monday morning. Puppeteer Nancy Smith of Great...

City advocate group recognizes members, promotes growth (GALLERY)

The City of Maricopa Economic Development team held its quarterly Maricopa Advocates Program meeting Thursday to reiterate their mission and to recognize several of...

Horses in the library (GALLERY)

A gentle giant named J.J. stomped through the doors of the Maricopa Public Library Thursday afternoon. The Clydesdale followed its much smaller companion, a...

Military moms create care packages (GALLERY)

Wednesday night, Blue Star Mothers of Maricopa put together 15 packages to be sent overseas to the crew of the USS Fitzgerald. Items were...

Movies Under the Stars ends with Dive-In Movie (GALLERY)

The outdoor event series Movies Under the Stars had its big finale with the Dive-In Movie at the Copper Sky Aquatics Center on Saturday....
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