Pinal District 5 Republican Committee hosts state representative candidates forum

Written by Kim Grady, Pinal D5 Executive Committee Member, Pinal D5 District Chair The third annual candidate forum held by the Pinal 5th District Republican Committee brought together six candidates vying for two state House seats in Arizona's 7th Legislative District. LD7 is one of 30 counties in the state and consists of sections of […]

Pinal County Authorities Investigate After Burned Human Remains Found

Authorities in Pinal County, Arizona, are grappling with a chilling discovery made in a remote desert area. A group of human remains, with a gruesome description of being burned, were discovered in a precarious location east of Queen Valley, between Gold Canyon and Superior. Authorities received the report shortly after 11:30 a.m. on February 1, […]

Arizona man speaks about crash that nearly killed his wife, son

The accident occurred as the two were returning home from a team roping competition. Learn how to help a family member recover from a serious injury. COOLIDGE, Ariz. — February 14 will be a day that will be remembered for all the wrong reasons for the Coolidge family, as everything changed in a matter of […]

Coolidge Family Gravely Injured in Pinal County Crash, Community

A family's victory turned into tragedy after a horrific crash Wednesday in Pinal County, Arizona, left three people, including a Coolidge mother and son, with serious injuries. 12 news. The crash occurred near Highway 87 and Arica Road and involved two vehicles with significant front end damage. The Sherwood family was celebrating their team's victory […]

Arizona coach accused of pocketing student financial aid

The 44-year-old former CAC coach faces multiple charges of theft and fraud in Pinal County. PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. — A former Central Arizona University basketball coach has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling student financial aid and fundraiser funds, officials announced. Pinal County Sheriff's Office He said 44-year-old Dennis Cardenas was recently arrested in Yuma […]

Reinhardt: Pinal County’s water resources must be managed carefully

Written by Phil Reinhardt, resident of northern Pinal County A report from the Arizona Department of Water Resources found that all of Pinal County's groundwater is accounted for. However, more than 700 rental units have been approved in Casa Grande that circumvent water laws. Why was this allowed? This situation is extremely worrying, especially in […]

Funding for SR 24 is critical in Southeast Valley, Pinal County

As budget negotiations begin, we urge legislators to preserve this funding and fight to find other opportunities to reduce spending that do not negatively impact regional transportation and economic development opportunities. On January 12, Governor Katie Hobbs released her proposed executive budget for the 2024-2025 fiscal year. We recognize that the state faces a budget […]

PCSO investigating ‘suspicious’ package left at post office

The state bomb squad was called in to investigate. PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. — The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is investigating a “suspicious” package dropped at a Santan Valley post office by someone claiming it was a bomb. Around 10 a.m., a 911 call came in about a strange package left at a third-party post office […]