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Former Maricopa County Justice Courts Administrator Thomas Indicted For Theft, Fraud

An investigation by the Arizona Auditor General has found that Dexter Thomas, former director of support services for the Maricopa County Justice Courts Administration misused public funds. As a result, Thomas has been indicted on 4 felony counts related to theft, misuse of public monies, and fraudu


Snow from Arizona storm shuts down schools, highways and Flagstaff airport

FLAGSTAFF (AP) — Schools, highways and businesses and even medical clinics were closed Thursday as a major, record-breaking storm descended on north-central Arizona, dousing some areas with almost two feet of snow.


Congenital Syphilis On The Rise In Maricopa County

More babies are being born with congenital syphilis in Maricopa County, according to new numbers from public health officials. Maricopa County’s rate of congenital syphilis is almost 60 percent higher than the national average.


The Latest: Storm closes eastbound I-40 in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Arizona weather (all times local):. Eastbound Interstate 40 has been closed in northwestern Arizona because of a storm dumping heavy snow across much of the state's high country.


ADOT- Powerful Winter Storm Hammers Travel Across Much of Arizona

Multiple stretches of Arizona’s highways remained closed Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21, due to a powerful winter storm whose fury continues across much of the state. With the heavy weather expected to last into Friday, the safest option at present is for drivers to delay travel to and through higher e


Concert in Stone Park March 2

The Del. E Webb Center and the Town of Wickenburg have partnered together to bring “A Swingin’ Salute to Veterans and the USA” to Wickenburg. A free concert in the park by the AZ Swing Kings will be held Saturday, March 2 from 2 - 4 p.m.


Rotary club crab fest March 22

The Rotary Club of Wickenburg is hosting its annual crab fest March 22 at the Community Center. This year the proceeds from the dinner and bar go to Wickenburg Community Services Corporation for the new senior center on Wickenburg Way. As a double bonus, the Wellik Foundation will match Rotary’s con


Winter weather, crashes force closure multiple northern Arizona highways

The Arizona Department of Transportation has closed multiple highways in northern Arizona due to inter weather and crashes. The Department is advising drivers to delay travel across northern Arizona as heavy snow or crashes have made some roads impassable.


Arizona prosecutors to review fatal shooting of boy, 14, by police officer

Prosecutors in Arizona will review whether to bring charges in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy by a Tempe police officer. Antonio Arce, 14, was holding a replica gun when he was shot to death last month by a police officer who responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle.


NOT JUST THE HIGH COUNTRY: Scottsdale/Fountain Hills residents see snow

NORTHERN MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Who says it can't snow in the Valley of the Sun. While hail appeared earlier in the day on Thursday, Arizona's Family received multiple pictures from people saying in snowed where they live.


Food pantry distribution Feb. 26

The CAP office and St Mary’s Food Bank are teaming up to offer Wickenburg a food distribution event on the fourth Tuesday of every month. The next distribution will be Feb. 26 starting at 8:30 a.m. and continuing until all food is distributed.


Business after hours mixer today

Join Nancy Serba for a seminar, Natural Solutions for healthy empowered living on Friday, Feb. 22 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. An introduction to doTERRA CPTG Essential Oils, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Smell and Learn about our basic oils. RSVP to (928)684-5479; Family Day at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum is s


Ruskin’s Kindergarten class book club winners

The Morristown Water Company is holding a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Morristown Christian Fellowship, located on the southeast corner of Rockaway Hills and Castle Hot Springs Roads at 6 p.m. All customers of the water company need to attend or provide a “notarized” proxy to a friend or neigh


Hospice family care presentation at Yarnell Library

Yarnell Public Library offers a presentation by Hospice Family Care at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 which will educate participants on the myths and facts of hospice and the services HFC offers to patients and their families. Dessert will be provided. Call (928) 541-1740 for more information.


Wild horse, burro adoption and sale Feb. 15 – 17

WICKENBURG – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking good homes for wild horses and burros during its adoption and sale event on Feb. 15 – 17, at the Everett Bowman Rodeo Grounds in Wickenburg, Ariz.


Gomez junior student of the month

Summer Gomez, 13, has been named Vulture Peak Middle School student of the month. She is the eighth-grade daughter of Brandy Gomez of Wickenburg. Gomez has been active in Girl Scouts and WHS musical performances “Bye Bye Birdie” and “We Will Rock You”. She also loves to sing and play violin.


Art club offering photography class

The Wickenburg art club is hosting three sessions of phone photography classes starting Feb 24 - March 10. Learn about using photography via smartphone in an easy and fun way. WAC’s workshop will helps with getting there. This workshop won’t just talk about photography, but will show how to use a sm


Community hospital supportive of SB 1089

The future of medicine may increasingly mean that patients in rural areas won’t have to travel to a larger city to get specialty care. Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Bart Demaerschalk recently provided state legislators with a glimpse of the 21st century healthcare available if telemedicine legislation


Deadline for BPW Scholarships Friday

The deadline to apply for Wickenburg Business & Professional Women’s Mature Woman Scholarships is Friday, Feb. 15. Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded at BPW’s March meeting. To apply, women need to be at least 25 years of age; currently enrolled in college or other accredited institute of lear