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An array of factors are causing logistical problems for aging caregivers.

Caregivers represent a large part of the aging process, and access to quality end-of-life care isn’t always available. Thanks to sometimes prohibitive costs, family members will often step into the caregiver role. What happens when those caregivers themselves is in need of help?


2nd free science lecture is Oct. 23

THATCHER — Community members and EAC students are invited to attend the second lecture in the “Science for Everyone” series. “The Chemistry Mole Day Celebration,” scheduled for Oct. 23, at 7 p.m., will feature guest lecturer Dr. Phil McBride, EAC dean of instruction.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-10-18 09:00:00

Lady Apaches take win in three

FORT THOMAS — The Lady Apaches hosted the Arete Prep Lady Chargers on Wednesday night and, after some back and forth, Fort Thomas put away a 3-0 win, 25-22, 25-21, 25-18.

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-10-18 19:00:00

Knox: Hospital will have ‘a good winter’

Knox said the hospital put in new staff, including hiring a new case manager, as well as adjusted duties of some existing personnel, and “we haven’t had a denial in 90 days.”

ARIZONA RANGE NEWS - 2018-10-19 11:00:00

Fight report leads to suspected drug dealer’s arrest

SAFFORD — The reported street fight was over when Safford Police arrived at a West 13th Street residence, but the case was just beginning.Christina McCommisContributed Photo/GCSOOutside, officers encountered a possible overdose victim who was taken to Mount Graham Regional Medical Center. Inside, th


Apple Annie's in Willcox named best place in the world to eat apple pie

TUCSON, Ariz. -Apple Annie'sin Willcox is a popular spot for weekend fun and fresh produce, but now the orchard and country store is receiving international recognition for it's tasty apple pie.

KGUN 9 - 2018-10-18 14:56:24

High school students explore careers in medicine

This year, for the first time, "A Pathway to Success" gave away a $500 scholarship. Halinna Miller won the award. She tells KGUN 9 she wants to be a surgical nurse or physicians assistant. She said she will use the scholarship to pay for testing fees.

KGUN 9 - 2018-10-18 05:35:30

Willcox Wine Country Fall Festival this weekend

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Willcox Wine Country Fall Festival returns this weekend.It kicks off Saturday, October 20 and last through Sunday. The festival is just a few steps away from the Willcox Wine Trail and local vineyards.Festival attendees will get to taste wines from the largest grape growing regio

KGUN 9 - 2018-10-19 13:24:16

Freeport CEO may be ready to sell, but are there any buyers? | MINING.com

With its biggest stock overhang — a deal around its flagship asset in Indonesia — close to being solved, the miner has said all options are open, even potentially a sale of the entire company. The comments will have everyone running the numbers. The question is, who would want to buy it?

MINING.COM - 2018-10-17 22:04:50

Ringed kingfisher sighting draws local birdwatchers

SAFFORD — For the first time, a ringed kingfisher has shown up in the Gila Valley, drawing avid birdwatchers and presenting them with an opportunity to appreciate some feathery wildlife.The Gila Valley doesn’t have an official club or group; it is all individuals who are part of an unofficial intric

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-10-19 17:00:00

Sierra Vista man attempts to rob Carl’s Jr.

On Oct. 6, at about 10:50 p.m., local authorities received a 911 call reporting that an individual had entered the Carl’s Jr. restaurant, armed with a black pistol, demanding money and a cell phone.

ARIZONA RANGE NEWS - 2018-10-18 09:00:00

Graham ranks best for buck stretching farthest, Greenlee middle of the pack

CLIFTON — Economic gains across the state remains a political rallying cry as we near November, but is that translating into higher wages?+1Buying power ranked by countyContributed Graph/Smart AssetThe Arizona Governor’s Office released a statement last week praising job growth in Arizona since Janu

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-10-18 11:00:00

Neilsen's Frozen Custard is closing and Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill is moving in.

The idea to have a restaurant resulted after two sisters, who were the founders of another business, asked him to help run it. From there, he learned the trade.


Meeting ADA standards in the Gila Valley

GRAHAM COUNTY — With Arizona’s elderly population growing in number, Gila Valley communities and institutions have worked, and continue working, to ensure that citizens suffering from a disability can access services and recreation.


SEACUS hosts 2018 Senior Expo

SAFFORD — The 2018 Senior Expo and Caregiver Conference at the Manor House Convention Center, hosted by Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services on Oct. 17, was well attended as about 120 area seniors and family members came for an opportunity to learn about hearing loss, in-home services, tax

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2018-10-19 07:00:00

Helping first responders deal with Alzheimer’s patients

SAFFORD — As the state’s elderly population grows, one issue springing from that growth is a higher number of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. The Gila Valley has already seen more than one dementia sufferer wander away from their residence, starting a search


Biz Buzz: Nielsen's Frozen Custard is closing and a new Hawaiian grill is taking over | East Idaho News

“We want people to come in and eat at their pace, whether that be really fast or taking time to hang out for a while. But every meal is served in a black, clamshell to-go container,” says restaurant franchisee Jeremy Claridge.

EASTIDAHONEWS.COM - 2018-10-17 20:29:58

Housekeeping items addressed by DUSD board

DUNCAN — During his report to the Duncan Unified School District governing board, Superintendent Eldon Merrell announced that Cassidy Waters will receive her national farmer degree at the National FFA Convention this month. Merrell said if his recollections are correct, she will be only the fifth Du


Judge grants changes in Sophia Richter’s release conditions

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A judge in Pima County granted a change in release conditions for Sophia Richter, the woman who with her husband had been accused of keeping her three daughters imprisoned in their home for several months.The Arizona Supreme Court reversed her convictions in August and


Alleged prescription drug seller arrested on warrant

SAFFORD — A woman who allegedly sold prescription drugs to a friend was arrested by Safford Police on an outstanding warrant last week.Amanda WeddleContributed Photo/GCSOOn Thursday morning, Oct. 4, a Safford Police officer patrolling near Highway 70 and Hollywood Road observed two women in a car pa