VOL. 21  ISSUE NO. 33   |   AUGUST 19 – 25, 2015


Town settles Abujbarah lawsuit

brandon sheltonBrandon Shelton of Dirty Money Cattle Company said they are a family of farmers, so dirt was a natural and the name also sells a lot of T-shirts

CAVE CREEK – During Wednesday night’s special council meeting, Town Marshal Adam Stein reported back to council with an update regarding a property owner on Glory Road blocking the town right of way between 36th and 38th streets.


Be a hero, give blood and you could drive away a hero

CAREFREE – United Blood Services (UBS) is hosting a blood drive at Carefree Fire Station No. 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, Aug. 29.

By Rural/Metro Fire Chief John Kraetz   |  AUGUST 19, 2015

Know where you are so help can respond

Emergency services are regularly called upon to either perform a full-blown rescue operation or at least assist someone in need

CAVE CREEK – Rural/Metro received a call for help last weekend by a mountain biker who had taken a bad spill and needed help. Unfortunately, the biker had no idea where he was.


VA caught shredding claims-related evidence

Eight of those nine documents had the potential to affect veterans’ benefits

LOS ANGELES – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued an interim report on Monday of its review of alleged claims that the Los Angeles VA Regional Office (VARO) was shredding claims-related evidence.

AUGUST 19, 2015

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests supervisor signs Larson Restoration Project Environmental Assessment decision notice

SPRINGERVILLE - The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests (ASNFs) Supervisor Tom Osen signed the final decision notice for the Larson Environmental Assessment (EA) on August 13, at the Black Mesa Ranger District. His approval came after two years of ASNFs specialists preparing formal analysis and review process required by the National Environmental Policy Act.

AUGUST 19, 2015

Astronomers discover 'Young Jupiter' exoplanet

ASU team helps lead development of star survey

One of the best ways to learn how our solar system evolved is to look to younger star systems in the early stages of development. Now, a team of astronomers has discovered a Jupiter-like planet within a young system that could serve as a decoder ring for understanding how planets formed around our sun.

AUGUST 19, 2015

Forest supervisor postpones action on horses

PHOENIX – Tonto National Forest Supervisor Neil Bosworth has further postponed any action regarding the horses on the Salt River for at least 120 days. 

AUGUST 19, 2015

NTIA delays Internet giveaway

FAIRFAX, Va. – Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement:

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