Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to host job hiring event

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has multiple job openings and is hosting a hiring event with hopes of filling those vacancies. MCSO is hosting its first of what it hopes to be many hiring events from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at its Pre-Employment Office, 2627 S. 35th Ave. in Phoenix. With current positions available […]

MVD urges Arizonans to consider getting Voluntary Travel ID

Arizonans who plan to use their driver license or ID card to get through security checkpoints at U.S. airports and other restricted, federally-controlled facilities should take action to get an Arizona Voluntary Travel ID through the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division. The Transportation Security Administration will provide MVD informational flyers at its airport […]

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office offers report on Country Thunder 2018 efforts

Country Thunder 2018 ended Sunday, April 8 in Florence with 16 arrests made during the four-day event, which the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office provided law enforcement security and 24-hour law enforcement support. PCSO scheduled off-duty deputies and undercover officers to work the campgrounds and the concert, according to a press release. Additionally the sheriff’s office, […]

Sen. Peshlakai releases statement following Native American Day establishment

State Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai released the following statement after her bill SB1235 was signed by Gov. Doug Ducey, establishing June 2 as Native American Day and an official Arizona state unpaid holiday. With an enactment date of 90 days after the end of the legislative session, Arizona will celebrate the inaugural Native American Day on […]

Firm designs East Valley medical marijuana dispensary with openness in mind

Beth Katz said people who enter the new medical marijuana shop in Chandler “have commented that they feel like they have entered the Apple store of dispensaries.” Ms. Katz, principal in the KatzDesignGroup, and her team provided full-scope interior design for Territory Dispensary. The dispensary began operating March 9 at 7200 W. Chandler Blvd., Suite […]

In wake of shooting, educators look at social media impact on students

  Minutes after a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school last week, live images of the attack were being streamed into the phones of students across the country through social media. Within hours, those same social media accounts were being used by students to express grief, to send condolences and to rally people […]

What is Arizona doing about gun control?

This week’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, put the national debate about gun control back into the spotlight. But at least one Arizona lawmaker remained skeptical much would change in Arizona. “I don’t think there’s much appetite for addressing that given our current state Legislature, but I think common sense gun safety reform is […]

Healthy breast tissue collection event March 3 to help cancer research

Women must schedule an appointment by March 2   Women in the Phoenix area are needed to help breast cancer researchers make advances against the disease. The world’s only healthy breast tissue bank, housed at Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, is traveling to Banner MD […]

MVD: Before purchasing, check a vehicle’s history to avoid potential fraud

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division is cautioning consumers to protect themselves from potential fraud when buying a car. ADOT recommends consumers research the vehicle — including its title and history — before buying it, Ralene Whitmer, MVD title and registration specialist, said in a press release. “Reputable dealers will always be willing […]

Goodman encourages San Tan Valley residents to attend hearings on Johnson Utilities

Saying it is time for San Tan Valley residents to “address the movers and shakers at the state level,” Pinal County Supervisor Mike Goodman has released a statement in which he encouraged constituents to attend public hearings regarding Johnson Utilities. “I have heard your complaints and there is only so much the county can do to address […]