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The Watchdog Report: July 2017 Community Center Financials

Posted by on | September 26, 2017 | No Comments

The July 2017 numbers were on the Consent Agenda for the September 20th Council meeting. As usual, this item was not pulled for discussion and made public. According to an email that the mayor sent to a constituent, the reason they do not pull the monthly financials for discussion is because the mayor prefers for [...]

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Arizona Crime Rate Overall Remains The Same, Violent Crimes Up

Posted by Admin on | September 26, 2017 | No Comments

On Monday, the FBI released its 2016 Unified Crime Report data for Arizona. Violent crime increased while property crime decreased. Overall…

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Arizona Poverty Remains Among Highest In Nation, Despite Recent Gains

Posted by Admin on | September 26, 2017 | No Comments

By Joel T. Vernile WASHINGTON – Despite posting a sharp decrease in its poverty rate over the last two years,…

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Arizona State Board of Education Approves A-F Accountability System, Lowers Standards For More “A” Schools

Posted by Admin on | September 26, 2017 | No Comments

On Monday, the Arizona State Board of Education finalized the A-F Accountability System, choosing to lower standards in order to…

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Study Finds Mexico, Not Arizona Critical For Mexican Wolf

Posted by Admin on | September 26, 2017 | No Comments

A recent peer-reviewed scientific paper reaffirmed the historical range of the endangered Mexican wolf as being southeastern Arizona, southwestern New…

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Mesa Car Thefts Up By 6 Percent

Posted by Admin on | September 26, 2017 | No Comments

In the first seven months of 2017, there were 1345 Vehicle Burglaries in Mesa which is an increase of 75…

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Valley Fever Researchers Use $4.8 Million Grant To Speed Development Of Vaccine For Dogs

Posted by Admin on | September 25, 2017 | No Comments

By Blakely McHugh TUCSON – Researchers at the University of Arizona say they’ve made progress in developing a vaccine that…

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Tusayan Ranger District To Issue Fuel Wood Permits In Tuba City, Cameron

Posted by Admin on | September 25, 2017 | No Comments

The Kaibab National Forest will issue free-use, paid personal-use and ceremonial fuel-wood permits for the Tusayan Ranger District at the…

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National Public Lands Day Volunteer Events, Red Rock Pass “Fee Free Day”

Posted by Admin on | September 25, 2017 | No Comments

In celebration of National Public Lands Day the Forest Service announces another “fee free day” on Saturday September 30, along…

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Revised Fuel Economy Guide Released

Posted by Admin on | September 25, 2017 | No Comments

The Federal Trade Commission announced that the agency has approved changes to the Fuel Economy Guide as part of Acting Chairman…

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