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Safford high school fight after wrestling match under investigation  ABC15 Arizona

SAFFORD, AZ — Safford police and the Arizona Interscholastic Association are investigating a fight that took place after a high school wrestling match in Safford ...

UPDATE: Safford PD looking into brawl after high school wrestler appears to attack coach  Live 5 News WCSC

SAFFORD, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Just seconds after a high school wrestling match ended, an apparent assault happened at a sectional meet on Saturday, Feb.

Safford Police seek charges in high school wrestling brawl  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — After investigating a brawl that took place during a February wrestling match at Safford High School, the Safford Police Department has submitted ...

Police, AIA investigate high school wrestling fight in Safford  KGUN

Safford police and the Arizona Interscholastic Association are investigating a fight that took place after a high school wrestling match in Safford Saturday.

Safford High School's Top 10 students | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford High School announced its annual list of its Top 10 graduating seniors in the class of 2018 based on academic performance.

Sectionals marred by brawl started by Canyon Del Oro wrestler  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — The talk of the DIII Section I sectional meet at Safford High School ended up not being the competition between athletes, but an incident that ...

Passion for the dance | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Solos dancers as well as teams competed Saturday in the annual dance-off.

Andrews is the Pride of Safford | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford High School's track and field is named in his honor, and he was inducted into the Arizona High School Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame in ...

Safford High School registration is this week | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford High School's 2016-17 registration for all students will be held next week.

Gila Valley CrossFit helps local families in need  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Gila Valley Crossfit tagged a 12 Days of Christmas Workout of the Day benefit to help local families in need.

United Way invests $1.7M locally in 2018 | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Thanks to the generosity of Freeport-McMoRan and its employees, the City of Safford and its employees, and individuals in the Gila Valley, the ...

Safford Police requesting charges for CDO wrestler who assaulted Salpointe coach  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Safford Police Department is requesting charges against the Canyon Del Oro wrestler who allegedly assaulted a high ...

Bulldog Pantry helps hungry students | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Childhood hunger is more prevalent in the Gila Valley than many realize, and several Safford teachers decided to do something about it.

Ronald Clayton McEuen | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Ronald Clayton McEuen was born Sept. 3, 1932, in Thatcher. He was the oldest child born to Mildred Johnson McEuen and Clayton Wiley McEuen. Ronald was ...

Charles Dale Littleton | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Charles Dale (Dorland) “Chuck” Littleton, passed away suddenly Dec. 13, 2018, in Tucson at the age of 55. He was born in Phoenix on Feb. 1, 1963.

Kathryn Louise Payne Player | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Kathryn Louise Payne Player, 72, of Safford passed away Nov. 23, 2018. Kae was born Sept. 16, 1946, in Morenci to Glen Z. Payne and Bunnell Layton.

Nathan Thomas Kempton | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Nathan Thomas Kempton passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at his home in Litchfield Park, with his wife, Linda, at his side. Tom was born in Solomonville on ...

Ernest Abalos Jr. | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Ernest Abalos Jr. Ernest (Ernie) Abalos Jr. was born April 23, 1955, in Safford to Ernest Mata Abalos and Frances Sara Gallegos Abalos. Ernie had three ...

Safford 100-year reunion will last 2 days

When a school turns 100, it's not enough to have one homecoming. Safford High will have two -- one Friday with the traditional school homecoming -- and ...

Safford takes second in sectionals | Local Sports News  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford hosted the DIII Section I sectionals for the first time ever Saturday and, with exception of a surprise spectacle that's now all over the internet, ...

Teachers call for dedicated funding source for education | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford teachers and administrators were united Wednesday morning in a call for more state funding for education. Where they differed, however, ...

Arturo Rodriguez | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Arturo “Art” Rodriguez, formerly of Safford and Solomon, passed away March 2, 2019, at his home in Seguin, Texas. Art was born Oct. 22, 1944, in Solomon, ...

Safford schools score well on ADE report card  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford Unified School District produced the highest-graded schools in Graham and Greenlee counties, according to data released by the Arizona ...

Vangie Beals Padilla | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Vangie Beals Padilla, a resident of Central, entered into eternal life Sunday evening, Jan. 28, 2019, at her residence. She was 36.

"Victim" of alleged cyberbullying in Safford arrested by police  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Investigation into incidents of alleged cyberbullying at Safford High School has taken a strange twist. FOX 10's Matt Galka reports.

SHS auto students compete at Top Tech Challenge  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — On Saturday, Jan. 20, Safford High School advanced autos students competed in the annual Universal Technical Institute Top Tech Challenge.

Election 2018: Safford and Thatcher council candidates answer Courier questions  Eastern Arizona Courier

Eastern Arizona Courier asked the candidates for the Safford and Thatcher councils — the only two contested local races in the primary — to answer three ...

Safford Rotary names Teachers of Distinction | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — In 1993, the Safford Rotary Club began honoring Graham County teachers. Phyllis Ann McEuen Bryce was the first recipient of this award, and she ...

Brianna Lynn Varnam | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Brianna Lynn Varnam received her angel wings Oct. 4, 2018. She was 18 years old. Brianna was born Dec. 18, 1999, in Stephenville, Texas.

Safford High School's Top 10 graduates | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

Student: Stephen Griffith, Valedictorian, age 18. Stephen Griffith. Parents: Gary and Jennifer Griffith. What are your plans for next year? I will be on a mission for ...

SUSD celebrates retirement of DeRidder, Dunkerson | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford schools are saying a sad goodbye to two longtime employees and asked the public to join in.

New teaching method has roots in Safford | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — In 2014, Safford High School teachers Brian Taylor and Tom Cornelius, and Pima Junior High School teacher Kena Taylor gave a presentation at ...

Second annual Gila Valley Comic-Con glows it up  Eastern Arizona Courier

THATCHER—The second annual Gila Valley Comic-Con brought more booths, more entertainment and more sparkle for locals to get their geek on.

Eastern Arizona College announces Skills Day results | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

THATCHER — Hundreds of high school students came to Eastern Arizona College earlier this month to demonstrate their talents and skills for the 42nd annual ...

Longtime teacher Ruth Powell passes | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD - With the early Friday morning passing of Ruth Powell, the Gila Valley has lost a longtime teacher, dedicated volunteer and namesake of a Safford ...

Nancy Reta Williams | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Nancy Reta Williams. Nancy Reta Williams, of Safford, entered into eternal rest April 4, 2019, after fighting a long battle with breast cancer. She was born March ...

BCESD names two finalists for superintendent position | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Two veteran Arizona school administrators — one with longtime local ties — have been selected as finalists to be the next superintendent of ...

Safford's Lombillo awarded 1st Justin Gaethje Scholarship | Local Sports News  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford wrestler Lazaro Lombillo was awarded the first Rotary Justin Gaethje Scholarship, receiving the award from the scholarship's namesake.

Safford girls soccer could face postseason sanctions | Local Sports News  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Turmoil at a tournament has led to a coaching change and an uncertain postseason for the Lady Bulldogs soccer team.

Feeling Devilish: Frias Ready For ASU  Sports360AZ

Ralph Frias grew up a big kid with an even bigger dream in eastern Arizona. Wednesday the Safford High School senior will sign his football letter of intent with ...

The 2012 Safford High School girls cross country  Eastern Arizona Courier

The 2012 Safford High School girls cross country team are, from left Joie Lopez, Mikala Burge, Isabel Aguilar, Audree Adams-Dupont, Stephanie Adams and ...

No easy answers after student suicides | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — On Monday morning, a Safford teen was discovered dead by his own hand.

Arrest made in SHS cyber bullying case | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — An arrest has been made in the Safford High School cyber bullying case after it was learned the alleged victim was the one behind the threats.

Did You Know: Safford's worst murder-suicide that never happened  Eastern Arizona Courier

I recently visited the library at Safford High School to do some research in old yearbooks on some students from years past and was recognized by a school ...

Safford High School — Tom Cornelius | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

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Safford Middle School hosts wrestling tourney | Local Sports News  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — The stands were packed at the Norma Bellamy Gymnasium at Safford High School, where the Safford Middle School Bulldogs wrestling team ...

Arizona native headlines UFC at Gila River Arena  Glendale Star

As Gila River Arena prepares to host its first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event April 14, Arizona fan favorite Justin Gaethje is ready to headline ...

T-birds trounce Founders Academy 60-31 | Sports  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Chris Flores scored 12 points and Jaedyn Eastman added 10 to help the host T-birds trounce Founders Academy of Las Vegas 60-31 in the ...

Three State Wrestling Titles for Safford's Finch  Sports360AZ

Story by Perry Cohen. After winning his championship match at the Arizona State High School Wrestling Championships, Mckade Finch held three fingers in the ...

Dance It Off returns Jan. 27 | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — The art of dance is coming back to the Gila Valley.

Boys & Girls Clubs name Youth of the Year, Kid of the Year  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Nominees for the 2019 Kid and Youth of the Year awards gave speeches Saturday about what the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River ...

SHS announces fall honor roll | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford High School announced its fall semester honor roll. The Gold Honor Roll recognizes those students who achieved a 3.75 GPA or better.

Safford High School Football rebuilding for the future  Eastern Arizona Courier

After a challenging season last year, the Safford High School varsity football team is training with an eye to rebuilding for the future, according to coach Mike ...

White Hills drinking water sample exceeds EPA limit for arsenic  Mohave Valley News

KINGMAN — Sampling of drinking water from White Hills Water Company Unit 1 found levels of arsenic above federal standards, but company officials said it ...

Efren Tellez Jr. | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Efren Tellez Jr. passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Phoenix at the age of 50 due to issues related to his 15-year battle with lupus.

Marcos Dominguez Moreno | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Marcos “June” Dominguez Moreno, 75, of Safford, entered into rest Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at the Veterans Hospital in Tucson.

Sports excellence at Special Olympics | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Although he medaled in the sprints, Ross West said his favorite event during Saturday's Special Olympic Track and Field Meet was the running ...

The mixed martial arts girls of Graham County  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — With the growth of women in mixed martial arts, and inspired by the rise to fame of Ultimate Fighting Championship's Ronda Rousey, and a walk ...

Bulldogs lock down playoff spot with win over Window Rock  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — The Bulldogs are heading to the state championship tournament, following a convincing win over the Fighting Scouts.

'Cloak and Dagger' set for Laughlin  Mohave Valley News

LAUGHLIN — “Cloak and Dagger” is the next production of the River Cities Community Theater Players.

'We've come a long way' — Thatcher High School honors 2016 graduates  Eastern Arizona Courier

THATCHER — Thatcher High School's class of 2016 may not have tossed their caps at Friday night's graduation ceremony, but they did have an alternative ...

Plea deal offers man probation in exchange for restitution  Mohave Valley News

KINGMAN — A unique plea agreement has been crafted for a Bullhead City man, providing him incentive to reimburse the State of Arizona in a benefit theft ...

RPS 5th-graders talk to local leaders | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Fifth-graders at Ruth Powell School interviewed local community members, to learn about *service* to the community.

Questions for Candidates — Safford Mayor | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

Each of the candidates were asked three questions via e-mail. Each candidate was asked to limit the answers to no more than 250 words per question.

Mayor, city take EPCOR fight to state | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — City and county government officials traveled to Phoenix where the Arizona Corporation Commission met Tuesday to discuss EPCOR ...

Five jail inmates treated for possible drug overdose  Mohave Valley News

KINGMAN — An investigation is underway after five inmates suffered medical emergencies following suspected drug overdoses at the Mohave County Adult ...

Economic development summit hears city on upward swing  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — An economic development summit held Wednesday at Mohave Community College allowed city government to highlight a variety of trends, ...

EAC holds 13th annual Engineering Day | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College's Engineering Department hosted its 13th annual Engineering Day earlier this month. The event was co-sponsored by ...

Mt. Graham beats Hayden-Winkelman | Local Sports News  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — In a lose-and-go-home game, the Mt. Graham All-Stars took the lead early and refused to relinquish it.

Safford Rotary announces Phyllis Bryce Teacher Recognition winners  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — In 1993, the Safford Rotary Club began honoring Graham County teachers.

Finch wins 105-lb. title at High School Nationals in Virginia  Eastern Arizona Courier

Put a barrier in front of Ryak Finch, and he will knock it down. The sophomore wrestler from Safford High School already has as impressive a resume as one ...

BB Andrews receives the Pride of Safford award  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Safford High School's track and field is named in his honor, and he was inducted i… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save. Load comments ...

Senator introduces legislation to facilitate city-BLM land swap  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Sen. Jon Kyl has introduced legislation to permit the City of Bullhead City and the federal government to swap land.

A busy holiday week for law enforcement | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

GRAHAM COUNTY — Law enforcement around the Gila Valley found itself constantly on the move during the week leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Local athlete archives her dream — playing U of A volleyball  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Jordan Abalos has been an athlete all her life. She used her athletic ability, smarts and great work ethic to achieve her dream of playing volleyball ...

Substance Abuse Coalition visits Ruth Powell School | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Last Friday morning, sixth-grade students at Ruth Powell Elementary School traded their regular classes for lessons to stay free of substance ...

Safford Council approves new police chief selection | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — It took less than 10 minutes in executive session Tuesday for the Safford City Council debate on the best candidate for the position of police chief.

Michael Benjamin Ray Cluff | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Michael Benjamin Ray Cluff passed away Feb. 14, 2017, in Tucson. He was 39 years old. Michael was the youngest son of David B. Cluff and Marie Freestone ...

Safford home to junior national qualifiers in wrestling  Eastern Arizona Courier

PHOENIX — On May 16, young wrestlers competed in an intense, five-round bracket at Highland High School and Basha High School to earn spots at the ...

Graduation: Brianne Fisher | Lifestyle  Eastern Arizona Courier

Safford High School class of 2011 alum Brianne Fisher graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in public *service* and ...

The story of Justin Gaethje’s journey to the UFC  SB Nation

Growing up in Safford, Ariz., sports always played a huge role in professional fighter Justin Gaethje's upbringing. Along with twin brother Marcus, the ...

Council may pull ballot proposal as part of EPCOR compromise  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — On Thursday, the Bullhead City Council will be asked to remove its proposal to purchase the Bullhead City assets of EPCOR Water Arizona ...

Danny Estrada | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Danny Estrada, 59, of Safford, entered into eternal life early Sunday morning, Jan. 17, 2016, at the Mount Graham Regional Medical Center.

Mandi Lynn Rios | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

Mandi Lynn Rios entered into eternal rest early Saturday morning, April 11, 2015, in Phoenix. Mandi entered this world early as a “preemie” on April 21, 1987, ...

Safford USD budget OK'd with no discussion  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — The public offered no comment on the 2013-14 budget for Safford schools, and the board followed suit.

Graduation: Sears | Lifestyle  Eastern Arizona Courier

Brittany Nicole Sears was awarded a Bachelor of Applied Science, Justice Administration from Northern Arizona University on Dec. 17, 2014.

BB Andrews | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

B.B. Andrews turns the ribs in the smoker, getting them ready for serving by Mission Outreach Ministries at the annual Pioneer Day celebration at Safford High ...

El Charro the big winner in Best of Safford  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — When a horse appears at a luncheon, you know you're in for a good time.

Search continuing for last missing boater | News  Mohave Valley News

LAKE HAVASU CITY — The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is continuing to search for Raegan Heitzig, the last person still missing from a boat collision Sept.

Wanted man chased down by Safford Police | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

SAFFORD — Steven Mabus, 35, was initially pulled over Friday afternoon after a police officer ran his license plate and found his car insurance was canceled. Sports Awards Big Schools and Small Schools Softball Athlete, Coach of the Year, All-Arizona, all-conference teams

The 2017 All-Arizona softball team and All-Conference softball teams were selected by the azcentral sports high school staff. The All-Arizona team represents ...

Braswell, Poteet compete in high school rodeo state finals  White Mountain Independent

SHOW LOW — Two members of the Show Low High School Rodeo Team, under the guidance of Nikki Muzrall, a Show Low High School lab-earth science ...

Tri-state, Southwest under flash flood watch as storm approaches  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Tropical Storm Rosa will bring the potential for thunderstorms, heavy rain, hail and flash flooding in the Southwest beginning Monday.

Pioneer Title Agency marks 10 years in Thatcher | Local News Stories  Eastern Arizona Courier

THATCHER — On Friday, March 14, Pioneer Title Agency will celebrate its 10th anniversary in Thatcher.

'The perfect place to have a rodeo,' HS Rodeo rocks Graham County  Eastern Arizona Courier

GRAHAM COUNTY — The Arizona High School Rodeo Association made its Graham County debut this weekend and delivered both entertainment and ...

Rivalry night: Safford vs Thatcher | Local Sports News  Eastern Arizona Courier

Friday night was one of the most anticipated football games of the year, and the Thatcher Eagles had to travel all the way across town to take on the Safford.

Arizona traffic deaths continue to rise | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Five people died and 148 were injured in 502 motor vehicle crashes last year in Bullhead City, according to a report released Tuesday by ...

EAC's 24th annual Student Chemistry Adventure brings chemistry to life  Eastern Arizona Courier

THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College's Chemistry Department welcomed 74 high school students and their teachers to the 25th annual Student Chemistry ...

Hansen leads Havasu boys, Bland paces Lee Williams girls at Mohave's Ray Gomez Invitational  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Lake Havasu's Joshua Hansen ran the 5K course in 17 minutes, 13.20 seconds to win the Ray Gomez Invitational's individual boys race, ...

WARMC gears up for Regatta this weekend | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Western Arizona Regional Medical Center won't have a MASH care area at Rotary Park during Saturday's Laughlin River Regatta but staff ...

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