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Telegraph Fire at 123,078 acres, 68% contained

The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 123,078 acres and is 68% contained as of June 15. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is …
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Telegraph Fire at 87,078 acres, 45% contained June 12

The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 87,078 acres and is 45% contained as of early June 12. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and …
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County conducting COVID-19 impacts survey

A new survey from Maricopa County Department of Public Health asks county residents ages 12 and older how COVID-19 has impacted them and their families.
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Telegraph Fire at 85,335 acres, 40% contained early June 10

The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 85,335 acres and is 40% contained as of early June 10. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 and its cause is unknown. Five …
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Telegraph Fire at 80,822 acres, 21% contained early June 9

The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 80,822 acres and is 21% contained as of early June 9. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 and its cause is unknown. A virtual …
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Telegraph Fire at 71,756 acres morning of June 8

The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District is less than 1 mile from Top-of-the-World and is estimated at 71,756 acres as of the morning of June 8. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June …
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Pinal County sheriff places Superior in ‘Set’ status because of Telegraph Fire

The town of Superior has been being placed in “Set Be Alert” status due to the Telegraph Fire wildfire, which has burned 1,500 acres. “This means there is significant danger …
Transportation

US60 pavement preservation work northeast of Globe scheduled June 7-9

Motorists on U.S. Highway 60 about 10 miles northeast of Globe — between mileposts 261 and 264 — should expect short delays and alternating lane restrictions Monday, June 7, through …
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Pinal County unveils new complexes

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were recently held for new Pinal County buildings in San Tan Valley and the city of Maricopa. District 2 and 4 were added in 2013, when Pinal County increased from three …
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Menconi: Resident thankful for news

I wanted to let you know that I subscribed to my local newspaper because Rachel Maddow, one of my favorite pundits, told her viewers to subscribe to their local newspapers in order to keep their very …

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Beloved football coach returns to Florence High School

Bill McKane is back as head coach of the Florence High School football team for the 2021-2022 season. And this time, it’s under much happier circumstances. McKane became the head coach for …

Central Arizona College recognizes 62nd nursing pinning class

Construction of new San Tan charter school progressing

Interim head football coach selected for Florence High School

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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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