Local News in Gila County, Arizona


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Man rescued after cliff fall into Lake Roosevelt
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:01:19 -0700

Gila County Sheriff J. Adam Shepherd said the man, identified as Adam Jordan, suffered numerous injuries and was in and out of consciousness when he was flown to Scottsdale Osborne Hospital.

Payson’s constable gets award
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:13:26 -0700

The Arizona Constables Association has honored Constable Colt White of Payson as the 2013 Arizona Constable of the Year out of a field of 86 constables and deputy constables from around Arizona.

Arizona officers search for auto theft suspects
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:55:58 -0700

Law enforcement agents are searching in Gila County for two men who crashed a stolen vehicle before fleeing on foot.

County moves forward
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:14:47 -0700

The Industrial Development Authority of Gila County has a checkered past. Some county officials have expressed serious dissatisfaction with the lack of action in shoring up the area’s economy and the lopsided budget, with almost all of the money going to the south.

Cochise leads nation (by percentage) in lost population
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:05:21 -0700

PHOENIX — If it weren’t for new people moving to Arizona, some counties actually would be losing population. New figures today from the U.S. Census Bureau show there were more people who died last year in four counties than were born there. Mohave County had a net “natural loss” of 731 residents last year, with Yavapai County not far behind with deaths exceeding births by 726. Gila County had ...

Emotional outrage turns routine meeting of the Gila San Francisco Water Commission into larger debate
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:33:00 -0700

SILVER CITY >> Two items on the Gila San Francisco Water Commission meeting agenda Tuesday led to a standing-room only crowd that included press, local environmentalists, and concerned citizens who confronted the commission during the public input session.

Dump the drugs Saturday
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:29:30 -0700

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, April 26, residents can get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications at Walmart.

Gosar: Area deserves nuke test compensation
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:23:56 -0700

KINGMAN — The fallout of radiation from the nuclear testing in Nevada that fell 60 years ago over parts of Northern Arizona including Mohave County is still felt today.

Arizona detention officer arrested on contraband charges
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:40:52 -0700

GLOBE, Ariz. -- A newly hired detention officer at the Gila County Jail is accused of smuggling contraband to inmates. County Sheriff's officials said detention administration received information Tuesday that 28-year-old officer Brittany Gonzales was allegedly smuggling contraband.

Deiters sentenced to 4 years for assaulting Globe PD officers
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:28:55 -0700

Globe — Gila County Attorney Bradley D. Beauchamp announced that on March 20, 2014, the Honorable Monica L. Stauffer sentenced 34-year-old Lee Ryder Deiters to four years in prison, to be followed by four years supervised probation upon his release from the Arizona Department of Corrections, for assaulting three Globe Police Officers.