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Safford Council rejects land purchase, mulls distracted driving law

With no move toward such an ordinance by the state Legislature, Safford would join a number of communities and counties that have enacted a distracted driving law. Safford’s ordinance, O18-004, would prohibit the use of handheld mobile phones or portable electronic devices behind the wheel.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-09-19 07:00:00

World's first Boeing 777 donated to Pima Air and Space Museum

The 777 operated over 20,000 flights and over 49,000 hours of flying time during its time with Cathay Pacific.

KGUN 9 - 2018-09-18 17:32:07

Q&AZ: Is It Rare To Be An Arizona Native?

Arizona is a commuter state, as only 38.7 percent of residents in 2017 were born in the state, according to data from the U.S. Census BureauAmerican Community Survey.

KJZZ.ORG - 2018-09-19 12:00:00

Study ID’s Sonoran sources of metals in wastewater

A month-long study has pinpointed where high levels of metal originate in wastewater flowing from Mexico to a treatment plant in Rio Rico, but solutions to keep it under control could be harder to nail down.The wastewater utility in Nogales, Sonora, (OOMAPAS) received a grant from several entities i

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2018-09-18 18:03:00

Study Details Costs Of High Arizona Imprisonment Rate

Arizona Department of CorrectionsArizona inmates.Arizona has the fourth-highest per capita imprisonment rate in the country and a new report details the factors putting people behind bars.On the heels of a similarreport released by the ACLU, FWD.US is out with a study of the causes for Arizona’s hig

KJZZ.ORG - 2018-09-18 22:06:28

Carter’s Custom Cuts opens its doors

THATCHER - After about two years of planning and work, a new business has given Gila Valley food shoppers another outlet - in this case, a place to find “pasture to plate” fresh meat.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-09-18 22:20:00

Arizona Basketball lands in Top 4 of Another big Prospect

Another week, another finalized list for a prominent recruit that has Arizona Basketball in his list of top schools he’s considering!

ZONAZEALOTS.COM - 2018-09-18 21:58:15

Safford Education Travelers: Days 6 and 7: Austria and Italy

The following article is the fourth of nine installments about the adventures of the Safford Educational Travelers. The group traveled with Explorica, an educational travel company, to Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Paris. All of the articles were written by students.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-09-18 07:00:00

Kitchen fire damages Arizona City duplex

The fire was contained to the east unit, but the adjacent unit did suffer water, smoke and heat damage.

PINALCENTRAL.COM - 2018-09-18 15:22:00

Arizona Border Strike Force Seizes 225 Pounds of Illegal Drugs

According to Ducey, a DPS Border Strike Force trooper arrested Roberto Cervantes. The trooper sequestered 52 pounds on methamphetamine from him on September 8. Cervantes is a resident of Rio Rico, Arizona.

USAHERALD.COM - 2018-09-18 06:18:26

Tate throws for 349 yards, 5 TDs as Arizona routs S. Utah

TUSCON, Ariz. (AP) —Khalil Tatepassed for a career-best 349 yards and five touchdowns, then sat out most of the fourth quarter andArizonagave Kevin Sumlin his first victory asWildcatscoach with a 62-31 rout of Southern Utah on Saturday night.

FOX SPORTS - 2018-09-18 15:46:11

Top 20 safest cities in Arizona, San Luis makes the list

The report analyzed the number of reported violent crimes. This includes murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.


Baby boomers retire here for the hiking, yet Arizona starves its parks. How smart is that?

Opinion: Arizona's environment is an asset. Yet we are starving the state parks that provide exactly what baby boomers say they want from us.(Photo: Arizona State Parks and Trails)Arizona’s has a fast horse in the race to attract Baby Boomer retirees. But our state is starving the poor beast.Recent

AZCENTRAL - 2018-09-17 23:35:00

Topgolf opens 3rd Arizona location in Glendale | AZ Big Media

Global sports entertainment leaderTopgolfopens the doors to its thirdGreater Phoenixlocation at9 a.m. FridayinGlendale. The new three-level, 61,000-square-foot venue is the company’s 47thlocation worldwide.

AZBIGMEDIA.COM - 2018-09-18 03:00:24

Poll: Sinema leads McSally by 7 points in Arizona Senate race

Sinema is leading McSally by 7 points, with Sinema at 50 percent and McSally at 43 percent among likely voters in Arizona, the poll found.

THE HILL - 2018-09-17 16:24:38

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SPORTSCHATPLACE.COM - 2018-09-18 21:40:00

Flying high at the Greenlee County Fair

“The Stick Horse Rodeo was a lot of fun,” Greenlee County Supervisor Richard Lunt wrote, sharing video of his grandson competing. “Just another example of family fun at the Greenlee County Fair.”


Safford water infrastructure loan a go

SAFFORD — Safford will be getting some financial help with upgrades to its water infrastructure.In its Sept. 10 meeting, the City Council approved a $5 million loan agreement with the state Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA).The loan, from WIFA’s Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program, wil


Arizona vs. Southern Utah: Game time, TV channel, radio, how to watch online

Arizona-Southern Utah pre-game coverage:Arizona vs. Southern Utah score predictions5 storylines in the Southern Utah-Arizona gameArizona’s porous defense needs more negative-yardage plays6 Arizona Wildcats to watch vs. Southern UtahShawn Poindexter can’t enjoy breakout season with Wildcats still win


Arizona Water nearing completion on treatment facilities

According to Arizona Water Company President Bill Garfield, the treatment facility on Del Rio Road in Arizona City is almost complete. That facility will serve as a treatment center to eliminate arsenic from the water, Garfield said.