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Aug Jam Session is Saturday
MORENCI — School is starting and summer is over, so how about something new?The next local jam session is Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, from 1 to 4 p.m., on the campus of Sts. Philip & James Episcopal Church in the Parish Hall.Moreinside
Morenci’s Cota signs with New Mexico Highlands University
Morenci wrestler Cory Cota signs his letter of intent to play for New Mexico Highlands, while family, friends, and coach Casey Woodall and athletic director Frank Ogas look on.Contributed Photo
Escape attempt at hospital nets suspect 20 years
SAFFORD — A suspect in Graham County Jail who planned an escape by killing a guard will spend the next 20 years in prison.On Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, Greenlee County Superior Court Judge Monica Stauffer, assisting in Graham County Superior Court, sentenced Jared Decker to 20 years in the Arizona Dep
Man arrested after meth, guns found in vehicle
SAFFORD — A man who allegedly admitted selling methamphetamine was arrested earlier this month after Safford Police reportedly found more than 20 grams of the drug in his possession, along with a large amount of cash, two guns and a bag containing heroin.On the night of Aug. 5, a Safford officer obs
Big Splash in Pima a bash
+1Richard Morallas, 13, seemed to defy gravity as he performed a spinning flip in the air at the Pima pool.Brooke Curley Photo/Eastern Arizona Courier
County to vote on flyover response
The Grant County Commission is expected to vote on an official response to the U.S. Air Force’s proposal to fly as many as 10,000 sorties of training F-16 pilots to an area over Grant and Catron counties, which appears now to be over the Gila National Forest and part of the Gila Wilderness.
Sex offender notification in Safford
SAFFORD — The Graham County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law.Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, released from county jail or relocate from ano
Another healthy summer courtesy of Kidz Cooking Club
“This is just a great way to keep the healthy living momentum going during the summer months, while still having lots of fun with kids, good foods and physical activity,” Lunt said. “The children had so many favorite recipes that they made this summer — recipes they can make at home for their famili
Man arrested for attempted scrap metal theft
SAFFORD — A man who tried to help himself to some scrap metal from a local recycler was arrested last weekend for burglary and on other charges.At around 3:45 Saturday morning, Aug. 4, a Safford Police officer responded to a report that a male subject had entered the fenced yard at Vista Recycling a
Stranded pair rescued at Frye Mesa water slides
GRAHAM COUNTY — On Saturday, Aug. 4, two people stranded on the water slides above Frye Mesa Reservoir were brought back safely by a rope rescue teams.The stranded couple, 25-year-old male and female cousins, were in the area with family members that afternoon when they started down the slides. The
Game and Fish youth dove hunting clinic coming to Safford
SAFFORD — The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a free clinic and workshop for youth dove hunting Sept. 7-8 in Safford.The event is geared toward youths who are first-time hunters. Game and Fish wildlife managers and local sportsmen will teach hunting and firearm safety, dove ecology and
Bulldogs to scrimmage Morenci Friday
“I really feel this team bonded and the guys at the top brought some of the lower level guys up to their level, that’s what you want,” he said.
Bear disappears after Thatcher sighting
Following the first sighting, Arizona Fish and Game Department was notified and it, along with Thatcher Police, began searching for the animal. However, neither department was successful and there were no other public sightings.
Suspects in window-shooting cases caught
SAFFORD — In the first week of August, a late July wave of vandalism in which the windows of vehicles, a business and a church were shot out or damaged was reportedly traced to two juvenile suspects, one of whom was taken into custody for violating probation.According to a Safford Police report, two
Clifton Gym celebrates grand opening
Clifton Fire Department grilled hot dogs, and the Recreation Department held raffles for guests, while children played in bounce houses, and played volleyball and basketball on the courts. There was also a raffle to compete in, complete with toys, T-shirts and first aid kits.
Police pursuit ends with arrest; why do they run?
Daniel Dominguez, 32, of Solomon now faces multiple charges including endangerment, and unlawful flight from law enforcement.Contributed Photo/GCSO
O’Halleran: Water, the Muller probe, the FBI and tariffs
Water, the source of life, was the first topic of concern presented to U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., during his stop in Safford during a 14-day RV tour of District 1.
Smoother, pothole-free ride over railroad bridge on 22nd Street
TUCSON, Ariz - When KGUN 9's Pothole Patrol got an email from a viewer about the condition of the deck of 22nd Street bridge over the UPRR tracks, we had no idea what a significant project this would be to repair.
Turning a local fire resource into a national asset
For the crop dusters to help fight fires, however, modifications to the airframe were necessary. During experimentation with the deployment of retardant from the airframe, it became clear that a slightly larger aircraft was needed to drop enough product to be effective. To solve this issue, the BLM
Register for next round of ScienceCity, coding, STEM
With an assist from presenter Matt Ryan, of Brain STEM, Kendall Windsor (right) gets to operate a “sneeze cannon” at ScienceCity’s summer event.Contributed photo