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New SUSD superintendent makes public debut - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — The gathering was a far cry from the expected speech and introductions that comes from a formal introduction to the public. Instead, Kenneth VanWinkle stood by the door and welcomed every guest before they treated themselves to complimentary ...
Not quite road worthy - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — A recreational vehicle burned Thursday afternoon when the owner attempted to drive it from its space from the Safford RV Resort at 2075 W. Golf Course Rd. Firefighters were dispatched to the fire at about 2:20 p.m. and encountered the fully ...
EAC’s SBDC offering ‘QuickBooks for Your Business’ - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a three-day seminar entitled, “QuickBooks For Your Business,” April 28-30, 2015, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., in South Campus Classroom No. 5. The fee for the ...
Girls Scouts help keep things green - Eastern Arizona Courier
Starting this year, Girl Scout Troop #1573 of Morenci will contribute 10 percent of its profits from annual cookie sales to plant trees in conjunction with Greenlee County in various park settings. This project will improve the environment, and help ...
Volunteers aid laser project at MGIO - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — A 1950s science fiction movie closed with the line, “Keep watching the skies.” Since fall 2013, a team of Discovery Park docents and Eastern Arizona College work study students has been doing just that. They aren’t looking out for alien ...
Driving on heroin and meth - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — Authorities believe they apprehended a woman driving under the influence of heroin and methamphetamine with a young child in tow. Priscilla Rose Lacey, 29, was arrested late Saturday night for aggravated DUI-drug and possession of drug ...
Splash park opening postponed, May Festival still on - Eastern Arizona Courier
For the second time in a month, an event planned for a Greenlee County community has been put on hold. Clifton town officials announced the town’s new splash park will not open as scheduled May 2. Town Manager John Schempf said the construction ...
Circus thrills a-plenty in Morenci - Eastern Arizona Courier
Asked if he considers himself a daredevil because he jumps rope and rides a unicycle on a narrow cable, circus performer Jonathan Vasques just shrugged his shoulders. He said he’s been doing it for so long, he feels quite comfortable performing.
Graham County Jail Log - Eastern Arizona Courier
Following is a listing of bookings from the Graham County Jail from April 13, 2015, through April 19, 2015. The listing includes the name, age (if available), charges arrested for and agency making the arrest. The listing does not include anyone who was ...
Woman arrested on warrant after rescue operation - Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — A failed search and rescue attempt to locate a pregnant woman suspected of being suicidal resulted in the woman’s arrest the next day. Mika Miranda Peru, 25, of Safford, was arrested and booked into the Graham County Jail on April 12 on a ...
EAC’s annual Symphonic Band Concert is April 27 - Eastern Arizona Courier
THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College’s Symphonic Band will present its annual concert Monday, April 27, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., in the EAC Fine Arts Auditorium. The concert is free to the public and appropriate for music lovers of all ages. EAC’s Band ...
Construction to close Ward’s Canyon Road - Eastern Arizona Courier
CLIFTON — Ward’s Canyon Road will be closed to for about three weeks, to accommodate a road construction project beginning Monday, April 27. The town of Clifton announced the closure in an April 22 public notice. Town Manager John Schempf said ...
Boy Scout triathlon a hit in Pima - Eastern Arizona Courier
PIMA — Like a well-oiled machine, the 25th annual Coronado District Jim Brinkerhoff Varsity Triathlon managed to coordinate nearly 2,000 people involved in the event with only one slight hiccup involving the timing. The event — which is the largest Boy ...
Low-power FM radio stations about to air throughout Arizona - Eastern Arizona Courier
TUCSON — Fewer commercials and more tunes and talk are about to hit Arizona’s radio airwaves. This year, 41 low-power, noncommercial FM radio stations will launch throughout Arizona, more than tripling the 13 existing low-power stations licensed in 2001.
Editorial: Did Clifton take the wrong path to make the right choice? - Eastern Arizona Courier
Clifton has a new town manager. On Monday, the Town Council voted unanimously to offer the job to Ian McGaughey, of Homer, Alaska. While McGaughey appears to have no city or town manager experience, based on a viewing of his bio on the Web (more on this in ...