Rim Country senator pushes bill to put propositions back on ballot every eight years
The Senate Elections Committee on a party-line vote has approved a bill sponsored by Sen. Chester Crandell (R-Heber) that would require voters to re-approve ballot measures every eight years.
Prosecutors, judge can’t agree on plea
A Gila County judge is standing behind his decision to reject a restrictive plea deal negotiated by the Gila County Attorney’s Office.
Visions of picnics, park benches and horseshoe pits had the Star Valley Town Council bubbling with excitement Tuesday as it approved spending $40,000 to build its first public park.
Public defender loses court contract because of messages
After reportedly carrying on a sexting relationship with a client, defense attorney Robert Standage lost his contract with Gila County Superior Court.
Senate nixes bid to limit federal standards
A slew of bills before the Arizona Legislature that would allow school districts to opt out of federal Common Core Standards, but this week the Senate spiked the first of those bills — Senate Bill 1310.
Rattlin' the Rim
A bevy of enthusiastic and civic-minded Zane Grey Kiwanis club members showed up bright and early March 3 at Pine-Strawberry School armed with lessons and games aimed at motivating students in their celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.
Another Week in the Creek
Hey, we got a little last weekend and it was pretty good. But, you know it’s always good especially when you haven’t had any in a while. It was slow and mostly gentle, but with a couple periods of intensity. Christopher Creek, unofficially, had two-and-a-quarter inches of water out of the sky mostly in the form of rain, but with an inch or so of snow to cap off the storm. We’ll take it!
As of last week I have lived 82 years. That’s not so unusual; many people live that long or longer, but living that long is different from what it was in the past. We live in a world of accelerating change.
DJ's Music Trivia
Last week I wrote about the very recent and awe-inspiring aerial display that two juvenile American bald eagles put on in the skies over Green Valley Park.
Not only is the Village getting a new fire station this year, but we are also getting a new bridge that will be crossing the creek and doing away with that big dip that goes in the creek.
Join members of the Rim Country Photography/Camera Club at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 10 to learn about photography in low-light conditions.
Here at the Humane Society of Central Arizona, we often hear a lot of myths about cats and dogs.