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News in Gila County, Arizona
Much-needed rain hits Gila Valley
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:17:13 GMT
GRAHAM COUNTY — Monsoon storms dropped more than a half-inch of rain on the Gila Valley over the weekend.
Census: Number of Arizonans living in “poverty areas” jumped in 2010
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:39:52 GMT
The number of Arizona residents living in concentrated “poverty areas” grew significantly in the first decade of the century, according to a new Census report. From 2000 to 2010, Arizonans living in poverty areas – census tracts with poverty rates of 20 percent or more – rose from 24 percent of the state’s residents to 33.4 percent. Gila County had one of the highest poverty rates in the state ...
Out in the cold
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:09:47 GMT
In May, Gila County Superintendent of Schools Linda O’Dell sadly closed the doors on the Payson Education Center (PEC), leaving around 50 students without a school.
Fish Hatchery Protection Act bill advances
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:55:07 GMT
The full House Natural Resources Committee voted to move H.R. 5026, the Fish Hatchery Protection Act, to the House floor at a “markup” committee meeting held July 30. Consequently, the trout propagation program at the Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery could be a step closer to being reinstated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), according to an Arizona Game and Fish press release on ...
Gila County expanding educational opportunities
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:39:26 GMT
Students in Gila County schools, along with educators, have expanded future education opportunities.
County Attorney disqualified from death penalty case
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:11:03 GMT
GLOBE — The Pinal County Attorney’s Office has been disqualified from representing the state in an ongoing death-penalty case against Richard Wilson.
Should Congress control fish hatcheries?
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:52:24 GMT
The US House Natural Resources Committee yesterday approve a bill by U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar to put a halt to the closure of any more federally operated fish hatcheries without specific permission from Congress.
DPS: Wrong-way driver stopped near Superior
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:27:23 GMT
Officials said a wrong-way driver traveled approximately 20 miles down two Arizona highways Thursday afternoon before being pulled over and arrested.
County Attorney Beauchamp announces four new convictions
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:44:40 GMT
Gila County — Gila County Attorney Bradley D. Beauchamp announced that on June 6, 2014, Payson resident Brian John Rozboril, plead guilty to one count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
Candidate calls for pragmatic solutions
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:24:55 GMT
The state Legislature should pay schools the inflation adjustments recently ordered by the courts and further increase spending on schools and higher education, state legislative candidate Lanny Morrison told a gathering of the Democratic Club of Northern Gila County last week.