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Gila County lobbyist contract debated
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:09:26 -0700

Tommie Martin wants Gila County to have a full arsenal as it continues to do battle in Washington, D.C. for federal money. Since 2006, that arsenal has included the big guns of Jefferson/Bose (Bose), a lobbying firm — experience, expertise and connections.

Counties set priorities to push with Arizona Legislature
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:09:26 -0700

Gila County Supervisors Tommie Cline Martin, Mike Pastor and John Marcanti, joined county officials from across the state at the 10th Annual Legislative Summit of the County Supervisors Association (CSA) this week in Prescott.

Vintage plane crashes near Globe; Pilot injured
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:43:13 -0700

(AP) — The pilot of a vintage plane was taken to a Tucson hospital after the craft lost oil pressure and crashed near the east-central Arizona city of Globe. Gila County Sheriff's officials say the Thunder Mustang plane went down Friday morning north of Highway 188 and the single-engine aircraft was destroyed.

Search on in Tonto National Forest for missing man
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:40:40 -0700

A search is underway for a man whose vehicle was found in the McFadden Peak area of the Tonto National Forest on Sunday.

1916 time capsule opened at Court House
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:05:10 -0700

SAFFORD — On Tuesday, Oct. 21, those gathered in a courtroom at the Graham County Court House saw a bit of history unfold — literally.

Grant County Commission meeting approves NM CAP entity and recommends Boutique Air flights to Albuquerque
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:37:58 -0700

SILVER CITY >> Grant County Commission approved a resolution Tuesday in support of the allocated water connected to the Arizona Water Settlement Act (AWSA) and identifying the Gila-San Francisco Water Commission as the Central Arizona Project (CAP) entity to contract for the water.

AZ town hall meetings planned for ballot measures
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:25:48 -0700

The Arizona Secretary of State's office plans to hold statewide town hall meetings this month to make sure voters understand the General Election ballot measures.

Alliance seeks added FS land
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:10:22 -0700

The Rim Country Educational Alliance board on Thursday agreed unanimously to seek a way to meet two final conditions Arizona State Uni­versity has imposed on an effort to build a 6,000-student university in Payson.

All for the Heros
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:50:58 -0700

MARICOPA, U.S. military members, veterans and their families are in the minds and hearts of many Americans this time of the year, as Veterans Day nears.

Letters to the editor
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:35:36 -0700

NM can’t afford this pricey boondoggle JOHN FLECK’S in-depth reporting reveals the Interstate Stream Commission’s patterns of obfuscation, intentional omission... more »