Pinal County News & Opinion

Judge denies request to suppress evidence in Arizona murders

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to suppress evidence in a 2016 case involving the murders of an Apache Junction couple. Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men …
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Paralympian ready to represent Team USA

After the hoopla of the Olympics is over, the sporting events continue with the Paralympics, the largest sporting event for people with physical disabilities.
transportation

US60 overnight lane restrictions July 14 near Pinto Creek Bridge

Motorists on U.S. Highway 60 between Miami and Superior will encounter overnight lane closures and delays Wednesday, July 14, for the Pinto Creek Bridge replacement project. Alternating lane …
transportation

Utility work on US60 between Superior, Miami starting July 12

Motorists on U.S. Highway 60 between Superior and Miami will encounter intermittent delays starting Monday, July 12, while crews install fiber optic lines within and adjacent to the roadway. The …
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Litchfield Park barber, nonprofit seek help to provide haircuts to Valley homeless

Litchfield Park-based mobile barber Darryl Brandt has partnered with nonprofit Trevor’s Vision to provide haircuts to the homeless and less fortunate throughout the Valley, but they need help.
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Telegraph Fire at 180,755 acres, is 91% contained

Light fire activity continues at the Telegraph Fire and crews are working on suppression repair in advance of forecasted rain. The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 180,755 …
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Telegraph Fire at 180,753 acres, is 89% contained

The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 180,753 acres and is 89% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under …
News

As Telegraph Fire nears containment, a first look at the damages

GLOBE – Behind closed road signs in evacuated small towns 90 miles east of metro Phoenix, blackened trees stand slathered with pink fire retardant as dust devils from the ashes of the Telegraph …
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Telegraph Fire at 180,744 acres, has burned 52 structures

The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 180,744 acres and is 89% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under …
Opinion

Wethers: With health screenings, timing is everything

Now it is time to catch up on critical health screenings and preventive health visits that have been suspended or delayed due to the pandemic.

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Central Arizona College graduates recognized

Central Arizona College recognized the May 2021 graduating class and celebrated their success during a recent virtual graduation ceremony.Students Sarah Lautzenheiser and Alexsondra Nathan were …

Beloved football coach returns to Florence High School

CAC offering corrections officers certificate, degree opportunities

Central Arizona College recognizes 62nd nursing pinning class

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St. Joseph's Youth Camp provides numerous outdoor activities for particpants.

Camp seeks Valley teens to serve as summer youth camp counselors

After a year-long closure due to COVID-19 for many Arizona overnight summer camps, the 2021 summer camp season is a light of fun at the end of a tunnel.
Megan & Shane, a country folk duo, will play at 5 p.m. May 21.

Gila River Music Festival May 21-22

The inaugural Gila River Music Festival is May 21-22 in Kearny, a small town on the Gila River an hour from the Valley just down the road from Superior. “The music festival will feature a …
Sydney Swanson, a 14-year-old singer/songwriter, will open the festival at 11 a.m. May 21.

Gila River Music Festival May 21-22

The inaugural Gila River Music Festival is May 21-22 in Kearny, a small town on the Gila River an hour from the Valley just down the road from Superior. “The music festival will feature a …
Guitar League members jam during a monthly session pre-COVID-19.

Guitar League to bring back live monthly meetings

The Phoenix chapter of the Guitar League will relaunch monthly live meetings beginning Tuesday, May 11.
The Joey’s, a young energetic rockabilly group from Scottsdale, are to perform at 4 p.m.

Gila River Music Festival May 21-22

The inaugural Gila River Music Festival is May 21-22 in Kearny, a small town on the Gila River an hour from the Valley just down the road from Superior. “The music festival will feature a …
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