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Not many differences as Democratic governor candidates square off

The question at Thursday's forum with the two Democratic candidates for governor wasn't so much who to vote for. It was who has the best shot at beating the Republican candidate next year - most likely Gov. Doug Ducey. That's because there was very little separating Steve Farley and David Garcia on

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2017-11-18 19:26:00

Unapproved economics class with ties to Koch network being taught in TUSD

Tucson's largest school district has allowed a controversial economics class with a biased textbook and ties to the Koch network to slip through the cracks and be taught at four high schools without being properly vetted or approved. Now, in the middle of the second year of the yearlong class, the T

TUCSON.COM - 2017-11-19 02:31:00

Woman in crash died of natural causes

A Sahuarita woman who lost control of her car and crashed near Anza Trail School Nov. 14 died of natural causes, not injuries caused by the crash. Dr. Greg Hess, chief medical examiner for Pima County, released the cause of death Friday. Maria Paquette, 63, was northbound on Rancho Sahuarita Bouleva

GREEN VALLEY NEWS AND SUN - 2017-11-18 02:54:00

Their husbands died in bike accidents; now they speak for safety

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - This weekend El Tour De Tucson will bring thousands of cyclists all around our area. But two cyclists will not be on their bikes. Their widows have a safety message to keep in mind when bikes and cars share the road. At La Canada and Sahuarita Road there's the site of a cyclist

KGUN 9 - 2017-11-18 02:35:39

Sahuarita man get max sentence for Willcox manslaughter

A Sahuarita man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with the 2010 death of 45-year-old Gregory Neely, of Willcox. Forty-four year old David Anthony Verdugo was sentenced Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Division 5 Superior Court of Judge James Conlogue. In September, Verdugo was found gui


Serial shoplifter gets 'outrageous' prison term

Jared Lee Martinez of Tubac went on a shoplifting spree in which he was caught four times in a little more than three months, including three times at the Wal-Mart in Nogales. He pleaded guilty to three offenses and called the 2.5-year prison term he received for them "outrageous." Court documents s


Flu case up in Arizona but numbers can be misleading

The number of flu cases in Arizona this season is alarming. According to the Department of Health Services Department, there have been 378 cases already. During the same time last year, there were only 60, an increase of 448 percent. The numbers in Pima County are equally alarming. Thirty-four cases

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-18 00:35:11

Man sentenced to death for murder of Phoenix girl locked in box

The man who stuffed a family member into a locked box as punishment has been sentenced to death. A jury decided on the death penalty on Thursday for John Allen. Last week, he was found guilty of first-degree murder, three counts of child abuse and conspiracy to commit child abuse. Prosecutors said A


Flood Preparedness Week comes to Elko

ELKO - Representatives from several organizations presented the public information about flood awareness at Walmart for three hours Friday afternoon. "We've done presentations like this in the past," Larry Whitworth of the Division of Water Resources said. "Except now flooding is striking closer to

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2017-11-19 13:15:00

Victims remembered one year after plane crash

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. The fence near the site of the American Medflight crash has been a memorial to the victims since the day after the accident, holding banners flowers, crosses, teddy bears and t-shirts. TONI R. MILANO, tmilano@elkodai

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2017-11-18 17:30:00

Elko Band Councilman Felix Ike arrested

ELKO - A tribal elder states he was wrongfully arrested Wednesday when he and another Elko Band Council member attempted to retrieve documents at the Elko Indian Colony. Felix Ike, 72, an Elko Band councilman, said he was "illegally arrested by Western Shoshone Department of Public Safety Officers w

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2017-11-18 01:45:00

What's Happening Around Elko

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. ELKO & SPRING CREEK - Didn't it seem like everyone used to decorate more for the holidays when you were a kid? Well, let's get back into that spirit! Let's have a Christmas decoration contest for the homes in our com


Editor's Blog: The Movies in Elko

Movies that pretend to be set in Elko often have scenes bearing no resemblance to northeastern Nevada, as mentioned in my article titled "Elko in the Movies." This article is titled "The Movies in Elko," and it should come as no surprise that films made here often miss the mark somehow. 'Don't Come


Elko presents Flood Awareness Week presentation

ELKO - Gov. Brian Sandoval has declared Nov. 12-17 Nevada Flood Awareness week, and Elko will be hosting a presentation featuring experts from the Division of Water Resources. The event beings at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Walmart. It will include a flood model for kids, and the experts will talk about fl


Rewrite! News from past issues

November 12, 1892: In Elko county the Republicans elected Bilkey Clerk, while the Democrats elect Russell Assemblyman, beating McLaughlin. The county officers elected are as follows: Assemblymen, Russell, Masey and Hamill; Sheriff, Henderson; Clerk, Bilkey; District Attorney, Patterson; Treasurer, M

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2017-11-18 19:30:00

Full Range Physical Therapy - Ad from 2017-11-18

Thank you to Elko and our surrounding communities for your Reader's Choice votes. We are honored to serve and provide you our best in Physical Therapy care. Full Range Physical Therapy strives to provide the finest experience in physical therapy care to get folks back to life. Our goal is to earn t

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS - 2017-11-18 12:00:40

Man robbed, shot in parking lot of Charlotte Walmart

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A man was shot in the stomach and robbed outside a Walmart in east Charlotte, police say. The victim is expected to recover after he was rushed to a hospital from East WT Harris Boulevard off Albemarle Road. The thief took off with the man's wallet. Police have not said if they hav

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-19 03:06:33

DA: No charges filed against officer in deadly September shooting

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The District Attorney announced on Friday that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who reportedly shot and killed a man in northeast Charlotte back in September will not face any charges. Ruben Galindo, 29, was fatally shot by an officer on September 6, 2017 after

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-17 20:57:00

CMPD officer cleared in fatal shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Officer that fatally shot a man in northeast Charlotte in September will not face charges, according to the Mecklenburg County District Attorney. The decision was announced Friday that CMPD officer Guerra will not be charged in connection with the shootin

WCNC - 2017-11-17 21:09:00

Chester Police Investigating Deadly Shooting

CHESTER, S.C. - Police are investigating a shooting death in Chester, South Carolina. Authorities say officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Foote Street and Saluda Street. Arriving officers located Ankee Pendergrass, 22, suffering from gunshot wounds. Pendergrass was taken to

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-17 17:58:39