San Tan Valley Area Information

On November 7th, 2017, Pinal County Voters approved a 20-year Regional Transportation Plan and a half-cent sales tax dedicated to funding the Plan.
Are you looking to own a piece of Pinal County property? You will get your chance on Thursday, December 14 as an auction will be held for 8 different lots across the county.
Nearly 500 people have lost their lives from a suspected opioid overdose in Arizona in the last four months. The opioid and heroin epidemic is a battle impacting our communities, including Pinal County. In order to fight this problem from all fronts, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Heroin Enforcement Action Team (HEAT).
On Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1:20 p.m., an unknown white male went into the Wells Fargo Bank located at 5311 S Superstition Mt. Drive in Gold Canyon and robbed the bank.
With so many beautiful places to visit, it's not hard to keep the whole family entertained at attractions and events throughout Pinal County.
On Saturday November 18th, Pinal County Superior Courthouse will join courts and communities across the county to finalize the adoptions of 70 children from the foster care system. This one day celebrates the joys of adoption and encourages more people to create or grow families through adoption.
The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with wellness advocates to produce “Heal Yourself, Heal Your World,” the biggest wellness event in the East Valley. The event is celebrating its 12th year! For 12 years the event has brought together healers and wellness providers in our community! There will be samples, free classes, donation stations (shoes, books, eye glasses, cell phones, etc) and much more.
Public Health officials in Pinal and Maricopa Counties today said the Arizona Department of Health Services State Public Health Laboratory has confirmed at least two cases of rabies from animals near the Superstition Mountains.
Pinal County held its first all mail in election.  All registered voters in Pinal County were asked to vote on Prop 416 & 417 (Pinal County Regional Transportation Authority) as well as other school bond and special taxing district initiatives.  
The Pinal County Air Quality Department (PCAQD) is issuing an air quality advisory due to the potential for elevated particulates associated with smoke from a mulch fire in the area of Ironwood and Guadalupe Roads in Apache Junction.
Fry’s Food Stores has a lot to celebrate in Apache Junction this fall with the opening of its Fry’s Marketplace store on Old West Highway. The nearly 125,000-square-foot store will include amenities such as their ClickList curbside grocery pick-up service, wine bar, cheese shop, full-service sushi station, a bistro with pizza oven, expanded selections of organic products and apparel department.
All registered active voters should have received a ballot for the all mail-in election in Pinal County and according to the Secretary of State, those ballots should be mailed by today, November 1st, to be sure they are received by November 7th.
The Pinal County Elections Department reminds voters that all ballots for the Regional Transportation Authority Propositions 416/417 are due on Tuesday, November 7 by 7:00 PM.
The discovery of gold followed by California statehood in 1850, created a need for quicker mail to the growing western state. California’s population swelled to over 380,000 people making a new form of communication critical to the state’s economic health.
With summer heat letting up, a lot of us will be hitting the trails and taking a hike in the Superstition Mountains.
The effects of domestic violence are far-reaching not just for the partners involved but also for the children who may witness it. Witnessing violence by seeing, hearing, or observing the aftermath can leave children feeling anxious, fearful and angry. Often these situations become so volatile the children must be removed from their homes and put into the care of the state, exacerbating those feelings.
The infrastructure designed to solve Pinal County's lingering traffic issues will not only keep traffic moving, it will also bring more jobs to the area and improve home values.
The Apache Junction Police Department investigated a crash in the city between two vehicles that resulted in the loss of one life.
After more than six years of legal challenges and over a million dollars in legal fees, the Town of Florence's last set of appeals to stop the Florence Copper Project, have been denied by the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
After a two month investigation, PCSO investigators arrested James Love, 43, and shut down his $10,000 drug lab operation.

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