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Little Hollywood — Graham County’s dirty secret

The Eastern Arizona Courier was made aware of Little Hollywood’s condition when landowner Paul Carrasco approached the Graham County Board of Supervisors and pled for action regarding the trash, drugs and unhygienic living conditions in his neighborhood. Carrasco told the board he had recently acqui

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-06-21 07:00:00

Graham County Cattlewomen ‘sizzle at Safeway’

THATCHER — Cooking up beef, handing out recipes and representing the ranching lifestyle, local women served up snacks and learning for shoppers Saturday.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-06-20 07:00:00

Fun run set for June 30 in Springerville

Native Air, Sunrise Air and White Mountain Regional Medical Center is hosting a Fun Run (1 mile, 5k and 10k) Saturday, June 30.


U.S. DOT awards Show Low Airport $2M grant

“If you want a strong transportation system, you have to invest in airport infrastructure,” said Secretary Chao. “Airports are the backbone of aviation. These communities are going to reap greater safety, efficiency and economic dividends for years to come.”


Editorial: Gila Valley faces an elemental issue

According to the Arizona Meteorological Network, the Safford reporting station has recorded 1.69 inches of rain since Jan. 1, with 1.59 inches of that moisture coming during a three-day stretch in February.


DPS: 2 dead, 5 hurt after wrong-way crash in northeastern Arizona

Minutes later, the driver smashed head-on with a van. The driver's car then caught fire, according to DPS.


San Carlos Apache Culture Center Museum now open

Cassadore was born and raised in the Peridot area. When he started kindergarden at Peridot Lutheran Mission School, he did not speak a word of English. He comes from a family rich in Apache culture and tradition. His uncle, Phillip Cassadore, revitalized the puberty ceremony for young Apache maidens

ARIZONA SILVER BELT - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Court Street residence a complete loss to fire

According to Safford Fire Chief Clark Bingham, the Safford Volunteer Fire Department was called to 826 W. Court St. at about 5:20 a.m., to find the garage beneath the residence completely engulfed in flames.


Show Low offers 'girl power' self-esteem program in June and July

The City of Show Low is partnering with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to encourage girls, ages 10-14 years, to develop a positive relationship with beauty, raise their self-esteem and enable them to realize their full potential.


Event to raise funds for food pantry

SILVER CITY - The Commons: Center for Food Security and Sustainability (formerly The Volunteer Center), 501 E. 13th Street, will host “An Uncommonly Good Evening,” June 30 to help raise money for the center’s food pantry.


Two dead, five injured in wrong-way crash on I-40 east of Holbrook

According to Arizona Department of Public Safety officials, shortly before 4 p.m, troopers began receiving calls of a wrong-way vehicle driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-40 near the Hopi Travel Plaza. The vehicle was reportedly driving at a high rate of speed.


Senior Center does not serve drop-in diners

On Thursday, June 14, I walked into the Show Low Senior Center for lunch. I sat down with a couple of old fellers and shot the breeze for a few minutes.Feeling a bit hungrier than when I arrived, I asked the chef if there was room for a walk in … could I have lunch?


US 70 passing lane project near Peridot set to begin in late June

Motorists can expect shoulder closures, single-lane travel, and flagger stations with possible pilot car operations.

COPPERCOUNTRYNEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

2 dead, 5 injured after wrong-way driver crashes with Apache Junction church van

HOLBROOK, Ariz. - A wrong-way driver collided head-on with a van carrying members of an Apache Junction church Saturday on Interstate 40, killing two people and injuring five more.


Pinetop-Lakeside to hold election for mayor, council members

PINETOP-LAKESIDE — The town council primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28, for the purpose of electing candidates for mayor and two council seats.Candidates that receive a majority of the votes during the primary election will be declared elected without having to run in the general ele


Do you support the forest closures?

Latest StoriesFormer Show Low Fire Chief stripped of awardsFire destroys hotel, damages two other businessesOld trunk holds historical treasureA brain matter: Former Cardinals among those in concussion lawsuit against NFLFracking leases possible on BLM land near HolbrookTrump plan to boost coal eyed


Cedar Hills hosting swap meet, bazaar, open house and free lunch

Cedar Hills Senior Center, 9419 Concho Highway (near mile marker 12) will host a swap meet and bazaar, annual open house and free lunch from 7 a.m. to close Saturday, June 23. To reserve swap spaces, contact Manager Barbi Lupien at 928-536-6839.


Sex offender notifications in Graham County

Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, released from a county jail, or who relocate from another city or state.


Fracking leases possible on BLM land near Holbrook

HOLBROOK — A group of Navajo County residents has urged the Navajo Board of Supervisors to help challenge leases for oil and gas fracking on Bureau of Land Management land. Most of the leases would be located near the confluence of Silver Creek and the Little Colorado River near Woodruff. Others wou


Bears on the move – one released, one euthanized by AZGFD

According to AZGFD, bears can be attracted to bird feeders and bird food and will sometimes tear down feeders to get the seeds. If you live in an area where bears may live, it’s a good idea to remove the feeders at night to reduce the temptation for bears or other unwanted wildlife that could become