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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Impromptu food pantry at InMaricopa

We all struggle at times, and none of us are immune to the economic catastrophe our country is experiencing. Some may be impacted less,...

Local artists explain Navajo weaving, creative processes (VIDEO)

The latest series of "Inside the Creative Mind" began Saturday with presentations by Navajo weaver Tiffany Yazzie and art instructor Kristal Melody Hoeh. The...

Merry Copa celebrates the holidays (VIDEO)

Music, hayrides, doughnut-eating contests, gingerbread contests and more were all part of the action at the 2018 version of Merry Copa at Copper Sky...

Flash floodwaters around Maricopa (Video)

Maricopa has accumulated more than 1.5 inches of rain since Monday, according to numbers from the National Weather Service. Some roads were closed and...

InMaricopa Minute: Some of this week’s top stories (VIDEO)

InMaricopa Minute stories from week of Aug. 10, 2018 Man held on $50K bond after alleged Copper Sky assault Johnson convicted of murder; Russo family ‘blessed’...

InMaricopa Minute: Some of this week’s top stories (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QlvGzpnjqI Mom seeks justice in son’s fatal hit-and-run Man accused of sexually abusing child ‘Power surge’ knocks out high school AC Heat shutters Orbitel service on consecutive days

MFMD shows off new fire truck (VIDEO)

Members of the media were introduced to the Maricopa Fire/Medical Department’s latest major upgrade to their fleet Tuesday. MFMD’s public information officer, Capt. Brad...

Planet Fitness cuts ribbon on Maricopa location

Maricopa’s newest athletic gym officially opened Tuesday. Planet Fitness, 20595 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite 400, is open and staffed 24 hours a day....

Meet the chefs of Salsa Fest (VIDEO)

What was your favorite salsa at Salsa Festival 2018? These salsa chefs competed and explain what makes their salsas work or at least stand...

Video: In-depth view of Copa Central Command’s mission

As the United States, Caribbean Islands and Latin America all struggle to mend wounds inflicted by a recent rash of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires,...

Kids Day Maricopa drew its largest attendance ever (VIDEO)

  An annual event focused on health, safety and environment awareness for children and families boasted its largest attendance over the weekend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZIEx84JfD4 Kids Day Maricopa...

Maricopa Minute (Video)

Catch up on this weeks news and what's ahead. https://youtu.be/ETXr4undRRM  

MHS graduates get final sendoff (VIDEO)

More than 380 students graduated from Maricopa High School during ceremonies at Ram Stadium May 25. The Class of 2017 earned $6.75 million in...

MPD Explorers drill to be ‘best of the best’ (VIDEO)

By Michelle Chance “Bang! Bang! Bang!” yelled an MPD Explorer inside a classroom at Maricopa High School. He’s holding a yellow pistol and ordering his...

Local church leaders discuss meaning of Easter (VIDEO)

Some of Maricopa's faith leaders ponder the significance of Easter in a religious setting and its impact on a modern congregation in the midst of...

Rock art theorized as ancient trail shrines (VIDEO)

By Michelle Chance Rural Maricopa is home to several archaeological sites that contain petroglyphs along local mountain passes. Aaron Wright, preservation archaeologist with Archaeology Southwest, said...

Meet Maricopa’s winning salsa chefs (VIDEO)

The 13th annual Salsa Festival drew thousands of attendees and 15 salsa chefs. People were able to vote for their favorite salsas electronically, and...

Prepping for Families First Prom Fashion Show (VIDEO)

The community development organization Families First CDC is putting on its sixth annual prom fashion show to benefit students unable to afford prom attire....

Local NAACP leader talks about what makes Maricopa different (VIDEO)

InMaricopa sat down with Pinal County NAACP President Constance Jackson to talk about race relations in Maricopa and across the country. She has her...

Pinal 40 raises funds for kids, hosts AZ Cardinals GM (VIDEO)

Pinal 40, a philanthropic fraternity, hosted its welcome dinner for the annual Arizona Agricultural Experience at Elements Event Center at Ak-Chin Circle in Maricopa...

Youth Symposium at Santa Cruz Elementary (VIDEO)

Santa Cruz Elementary School held a Youth Symposium Thursday, with USA Track & Field Run Jump Throw stations, a career readiness workshop, Human Trafficking...

Daddy Daughter Dance (VIDEO)

DSPA Gems hosted its annual Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 25 at Maricopa Wells Middle School, an evening of dinner, dancing to DJ'd music, formal...

Against Abuse gala to be all ‘Boots and Bling’ (VIDEO)

What is perennially Maricopa’s most fancy-schmancy party is toning down a little this year, but that won’t change its purpose. The 12th annual Against Abuse...

Maricopa kids ‘Read with a Rattler’ (VIDEO)

For the second year, members of the Arizona Rattlers arena football team came to Maricopa Public Library to read to children there through the...

InMaricopa Spotlight: Chamber of Commerce Director Sara Troyer (VIDEO)

In spotlight for InMaricopa this week is Sara Troyer, director of Maricopa Chamber of Commerce, who talks about business growth, her past with MCE,...

Spotlight Interview: Sheriff Mark Lamb (VIDEO)

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb sits down with InMaricopa's Mason Callejas to talk about his first days in office, his approach to enforcement, RICO...

Senior Info/Expo draws hundreds (VIDEO)

More than 200 people pre-registered for the second Senior Info/Expo, which was Saturday at Maricopa City Hall. Even more turned up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQaNdJBJEC4 The Age-Friendly Maricopa Advisory...

Middle school Future City teams going to ASU (VIDEO)

Maricopa Unified School District’s middle schools are sending eight teams each to the Future City competition at Arizona State University on Jan. 28. Desert Wind...

Family Fishing Day at Copper Sky (VIDEO)

By Michelle Chance Maricopa families participated in a free fishing event at Copper Sky Regional Park last Saturday, where they could catch and keep up...