VOL. 19  ISSUE NO. 9   |   FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 5, 2013

BY LINDA BENTLEY | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

daisyDaisy reunited with owners after 27 days in Tonto National Forest

CAVE CREEK – Sonoran News printed a lost dog article in the Feb. 6 edition after learning Luke and Danielle’s family dog, a nearly 4 year-old Boxer mix named Daisy, became lost near Bartlett Lake.

BY LINDA BENTLEY | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Financial presentation turns into game of ‘gotcha’

CAVE CREEK – With Councilman Dick Esser absent due to illness and Mayor Vincent Francia delayed at work, Vice Mayor Ernie Bunch took over the reins for the Feb. 19 town council meeting, which consisted of a financial presentation by Finance Director Robert Weddigen and Utilities Manager Jessica Marlow.

BY LINDA BENTLEY | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Slate candidate threatens to crash mixer at private home

Neither Durkin nor Trenk registered political action committees for those purposes prior to collecting donations and making expenditures

CAVE CREEK – Planning Commission Chair Dan Baxley said he received a call from slate candidate Mike Durkin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, requesting that he and others be allowed to attend a mixer at Baxley’s home that evening.

BY LINDA BENTLEY | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Group threatens suit if Arpaio recall not withdrawn

‘The dangerous, subversive-like activities … have the potential to launch this county … in what can only be called an electoral civil war’

SCOTTSDALE – Last week, a press conference was held by Citizens to Protect Fair Election Results (CPFER), a newly formed group of concerned Arizona citizens, to announce its legal demand that the entity called “Respect Arizona” immediately cease and desist from initiating a recall of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, or legal action will be pursued.

FEBRUARY 27, 2013

The Executive Committee of the Constitution Party of Arizona has voted to endorse three gun related bills in the Arizona House of Representatives

House Bill 2455, introduced by state Representative Brenda Barton (R-6), would require any firearms forfeited or confiscated by a law enforcement agency to be sold to a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder in exchange for money, new equipment or ammunition.

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