City recognized for financial reporting achievements

The City of Casa Grande is the proud recipient of two financial reporting awards from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This marks the 26th year that the city’s Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report … Read More…

Banner Casa Grande earns ‘A’ grade from Leapfrog for patient safety

When it comes to patient safety, Banner Casa Grande Medical Center ranks among the top healthcare providers in the nation, according to Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog organization that recently released its fall 2017 Hospital Safety Grades. According to Leapfrog, Banner Casa Grande was one of 832 hospitals nationwide awarded an ‘A’ grade … Read More…

Teacher professional development pilot program accepting applications

A recent survey emphasizes the need for STEM teachers, especially in the subject area of physics. Certified teachers can apply now to receive up to $2,000 in professional development scholarship money over three years. Professional development must support the certificated teacher in gaining additional credentials and/or certifications in math, science, technology, engineering or career and … Read More…

Developer closes on $7.25 million land purchase in Casa Grande

Land Advisors Organization, which has offices in 10 states including Arizona, recently brokered the $7,825,000 purchase of more than 156.5 acres of prime industrial land in Casa Grande. Kirk McCarville and Michele Pino, of Land Advisors Organization, exclusively listed and brokered the transaction between the buyer, Nelson Commercial Properties, in Houston, Texas and the seller, … Read More…

Animal Care and Control educating public about rabies

Staff Reports In the past two months, three animals have tested positive for rabies virus in eastern Pinal County. In response to this rise in rabies cases, Pinal County’s Animal Care and Control Department has been hosting community meetings to educate the public about the importance of rabies vaccinations and answer any questions from residents. … Read More…

Coolidge Municipal Airport recognized as Airport of the Year

by Staff Reports Coolidge Municipal Airport was recently designated 2017 Airport of the Year by the Aeronautics Group of the Arizona Department of Transportation Multimodal Planning Division. ADOT selects one airport annually to receive this award. This prestigious honor is based on accomplishments in the following areas: aviation advocacy and community relations, airport management, special … Read More…