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Splash pad at Copper Sky opens

The new splash pad is open at Copper Sky Recreation Complex. It is be open during current normal pool hours: Monday through Friday from 8...

BLM seeks input on proposed lease for new regional park

Plans for a regional park near Maricopa are advancing. The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to lease nearly 500 acres to Pinal County for...

Youth football league recruiting for 3rd season

Parents are you looking for a Spring activity for your kids? Maricopa Super Elite Football is starting up their Spring season. The non-contact, competitive...

The Roselle: A tropical plant that’s found a new home in Maricopa

By Amanda Rice Hibiscus sabdariffa or roselle, is known by a number of names across the world, including Jamaican sorrel, Flor da Jamaica, Florida cranberry,...

Tangerine Beauty Crossvine is furious climber

Tangerine Beauty Crossvine is easy to grow and can get big in a short time. The vine is in the Bignonia genus and capreolata family....

MHS football boosters host inaugural cornhole tourney

Maricopa Football Boosters is hosting its inaugural cornhole tournament tournament Saturday as part of Homecoming week. The event starts at 5 p.m. at The...
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Youth football league recruiting for 2nd season

Coming off a successful first season, Maricopa Super Elite football will be back for its second season this fall. The season will run from...
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Family fun set for National Night Out at Copper Sky

Copper Sky will mark National Night Out on Aug. 3 with a free community event. In partnership with the Maricopa Police and Maricopa Fire/Medical departments...
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City to hold community cleanup Saturday morning

The City of Maricopa’s Keep Maricopa Beautiful campaign kicks off Saturday, July 31, from 6-8 a.m. with “The Largest City Cleanup in Maricopa History.” The...
Copper Sky Splash Pad

Copper Sky replacing splash pad due to safety concerns

The city has started work to replace the splash pad at Copper Sky due to safety concerns. The project will address the sinking pad, which...
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So, what is backyard orchard culture?

A philosophy advanced by Dave Wilson Nursery in California, wholesale supplier of fruit trees to many of the better nurseries in Arizona, espouses high-density planting,...
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Great American 4th Tailgate party – in photos

There was family fun as far as the eye could see at Sunday's Great American 4th Tailgate at Copper Sky. From Waterslide Alley to competitive...
Box Canyon Construction

Photos: Construction underway at Box Canyon shooting range

Construction has begun at the new shooting site in Box Canyon. Maricopa resident and InMaricopa.com reader Dan Becker sent up a drone recently to photograph...
2021 Salsa Fest Night Market Mariachi

GALLERY: Scenes from Salsa Fest 2021

The annual Salsa Festival and Night Market offered food, fun, shopping and entertainment on Saturday night at Copper Sky Regional Park. Thousands attended on...
2021 Salsa Fest Night Market One Chip

GALLERY: Spicy chip challenge is all blush, sweat and tears

Whether they were partaking in the "One Chip Challenge" or watching competitors sweat it out, Salsa Fest patrons were enjoying themselves on Saturday night...
Brian Petersheim Hot Sauce

Hot sauce maker turning up the heat at Salsa Fest

Brian Petersheim knows hot – and now he’s turning up the heat. A Realtor with HomeSmart, he sells homes in the sizzling Maricopa market. When he’s...
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Masks recommended, but not required, for Salsa Night Market

Masks will not be required for Saturday night’s Salsa Festival and Night Market, but they are recommended, the City of Maricopa announced Friday. An executive...

New shooting range to open soon near Maricopa

Shooting enthusiasts in Maricopa and Pinal County will soon be able to hone their skills at a new facility. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management...
COPA Music Festival

COPA Music Festival: a night of soul, R&B (GALLERY)

The COPA Music Festival celebrated Black History Month on Saturday night on the lawn at Copper Sky Regional Park. Six soul and R&B artists performed...
Copa Glow 2021

City takes on a Friday night glow (GALLERY)

Hundreds of people turned out for the second annual Copa Glow night market and hot air balloon fest at Copper Sky Regional Park on...
Arizona Bike Garage Matt Stewart

Former motocross star opens city’s first bike shop

If real estate is all about location, location, location, then retail businesses are all about finding the right niche. And what could be better...
Arizona Renaissance Festival

Arizona Renaissance Festival halts upcoming season

Due to increasing health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, winter in the southwest will come and go without the time-traveling celebration of the...
2020 Veterans Day Parade

The 2020 Maricopa Veterans Day Parade (GALLERY)

The fourth annual Veterans Day Parade stepped off on Saturday morning to the delight of hundreds of residents lining the sidewalks of Bowlin and...

Veterans Day Parade: What you need to know

If you go 2020 Veterans Day Parade The fourth annual Veterans Day Parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 7 on the east side of Maricopa. Spectators, participants...
Walk N Treat 2020 Pacana Park

It’s a walk in the park for kiddos in costumes (GALLERY)

The Pacana Park Walk n' Treat on Oct. 28 was a spine-tingling and sweet success. More than 60 local vendors set up for the city...

The haunted-est houses in town (GALLERY)

We asked our photographer to drive around town and capture the spookiest scenes in the neighborhoods. This is what she found. Photos by Merenzi Young /...
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Walk n’ Treat tonight at Pacana Park

The Pacana Park Walk n’ Treat will welcome kids of all ages from 6 to 8 p.m. today. The free City of Maricopa event, in...
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Group saves annual veterans parade from COVID-19 cancellation

The parade will go on. Since 2017, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 133 had organized and planned the annual Maricopa Veterans Day Parade to honor...

Barrels of fun keep riders coming back (GALLERY)

It’s a rush. The pounding of hooves, spray of dirt, slap of leather, echo of a hollow barrel landing upright after tipping precariously. Maricopa barrel...

Tilapia die-off expected with dropping temperatures

Cold weather moving through the area is expected to cause a large die off of tilapia fish in local lakes. Tilapia are warm-water fish, native...