SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN CASA GRANDE

by Amber Galuppo, Future Voices Leadership Award winner and Chuck Wright, CO-Director, Future Voices Association In 2018, the Future Voices Association created the Future Voices Leadership Award for two graduating seniors, for $1,000 each, at Union and Vista Grande high schools in the Casa Grande Union High School District. The two recipients were Madelynn Halley … Read More…

WHAT’S UP DOWNTOWN?

by Rina Rien, Director, Casa Grande Main Street Sandwiched between the barrage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday promotions is a little thing called Small Business Saturday. On Thanksgiving weekend when the official shopping season is supposed to begin, this quiet little event takes place. Unfortunately, one day does not a season make, particularly … Read More…

ROLLER DERBY SKATES INTO CASA GRANDE

by Donna McBride, Councilwoman, City of Casa Grande As a teenager in the 70s, I spent many weekends at the local skating rink. Besides having a love for skating, I thought it was where the cool kids hung out, especially late skate on Saturday nights. When the strobe lights were glaring, I would go around … Read More…

I-10 Improvements Subject of New Study

A study will examine possible upgrades to Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande. The study will be led by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), in partnership with the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). The evaluation is expected to take about 18 months to complete, including an expected … Read More…