An Apache Junction man who was a former member of a group with neo-Nazi ties is facing up to 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for bomb-related offenses.
Recent thefts of political signs in the Saddlebrook area have prompted the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office to increase patrols in popular posting sites throughout Pinal County including San Tan Valley.
“Right now it is just really in the individual area, but we do think with elections coming up we want to try and discourage people from doing this,” Elias Johnson, PCSO spokesman, said in a Sept. 21 phone interview. “We always see these things happening.”In November 2012 Pinal County residents will be voting for five representatives for the Pinal County Board of Supervisors, according to county officials.
A statewide program aimed at rehabilitating at-risk youth is facing funding challenges, but despite a full sweep of funds by the Arizona Legislature in fiscal year 2011-12 a funding source may have been found.
Arizona’s Project Challenge is a two-part program with both a residential and post-residential phase shaping the lives of male and female cadets participating in a five-month rehabilitation program, according to http://www.ngycp.org.A service of the National Guard, the program has existed since 1993 in Queen Creek, hosting two classes per year with 60-65 cadets per class, the website states. Arizona Project Challenge is at 2039 E. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek.
Dante is a solid black domestic short hair, approx 4 years old. He was an owner surrender due to them having to relocate. Dante is a very mellow, he just like time to relax and hang out. Please come down and meet Dante, he would like to find his forever home.
Cotton is a German Shepherd Mix approx 4 months old, he was an owner surrender. He also came into animal control with two brothers Teddy and Bear! Cotton is a very happy puppy who enjoys playing tag with his brothers. Please come out and meet Cotton, he is looking for a great new family to teach him the ropes!
On 9-22-2011 the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office met with members of the Joe Gibson Memorial Foundation to present staff with a Community Service Appreciation Award.
Earlier this year the foundation donated 12 AED’s (Automated External Defibrillator) and 20 First Responder bags to PCSO be used by patrol deputies.
Members recognized the vast area of Pinal County (Over 5,300 square miles) and need for first responders to have the tools necessary to save lives when seconds count.
SAN TAN VALLEY, The largest community in Pinal County is still not very close to having a mayor. But in just over a year, it will have a new county supervisor with primary responsibility for that area.
Bryan Martyn, the District 2 county supervisor whose area currently includes San Tan Valley — the sprawling Hunt Highway corridor between Florence and Queen Creek — said current redistricting proposals indicate this new supervisor will live south of Ocotillo Road, so it won’t be him, because he is likely to be in a different district.“Who is that going to be?” Martyn asked. “Who speaks ‘San Tan Valley,’ who speaks ‘Pinal County,’ who has the desire to take this job? It’s going to be interesting to see how it plays out here in the next couple of months.”
People who have had heart attacks or certain types of heart surgery often participate in structured rehab programs that focus on improving diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors.
People yawn more easily in cooler temperatures, supporting the idea that yawning cools the brain.