LOCAL COSTUME COMPANY WINS SMALL-BUSINESS AWARD

Locally-owned custom costume online store Mythical Gardens was the recent recipient of the Pinal County 2018 AZSBDC Success Award from the Central Arizona College Small Business Development Center. The company is an up-and-comer in the $5 billion Cosplay industry. Cosplay is a combination of the words “costume” and “play” and is a performance art where … Read More…

BANNER CASA GRANDE EARNS ‘A’ GRADE

The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, has issued another ‘A’ grade to Banner Casa Grande Medical Center for patient safety. The national patient safety watchdog organization recently released its new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. According to Leapfrog, Banner Casa Grande was one … Read More…

SPRING IS SPRINGING IN ELOY

As spring gets into high gear around Pinal County, the City of Eloy continues to advance some very important projects, said Eloy City Manager Harvey Krauss. Fiber A network of fiber cable is being extended through the Eloy region. City offices will be connected and operational within 45 days after the project starts. Transit Service … Read More…

OFFICIALS WARN OF ANIMALS WITH RABIES

Three wild animals recently tested positive for rabies in eastern Pinal and Pima counties, according to Animal Control officials. Ten domestic animals and one person have been exposed to rabies related to the recent rabid animals. Arizona is currently seeing rabies activity in multiple counties, including Pinal, Pima, Cochise and Maricopa. Rabies is caused by … Read More…

BANNER CASA GRANDE DESIGNATED TO PROVIDE PEDIATRIC CARE IN ER

Banner Casa Grande Medical Center’s emergency room was recently designated a “Pediatric Prepared Emergency Care Facility” by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, also known as AzAAP. This voluntary designation means Banner Casa Grande’s Emergency Room is able to provide expert care and has the equipment necessary to stabilize and/or manage pediatric … Read More…

CASA GRANDE APPOINTS NEW JUDGE

Casa Grande Mayor McFarland and City Council on March 19 held a swearing-in ceremony for newly-appointed city judge, Dyani Juarez. After careful review by a judicial selection committee, Juarez was selected as one of three candidates who was interviewed at a Special City Council meeting on Feb. 20, at which time she was appointed to … Read More…