East Valley event thanks Vietnam veterans |

In March 1973, the last U.S. combat unit withdrew from Vietnam, returning many veterans to a disgraced country divided. Starting at noon on Saturday, March 25, the 50th Anniversary Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event will be held at the Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, U.S. Active Service Areas. […]

Two deceased in house fire in retirement mobile home park east of Safford

JOHN JOHNSON FILE PHOTO/GIRA HERALD: The GCSO has investigated two fatalities in an apparent home fire at Safford Ranch Mobile Home Park on Tuesday, January 24th. The fire was started by a resident smoking while breathing oxygen John Johnson john johnson news@gmail.com SAFFORD – Two elderly patients receiving home health care were found dead on […]

From East LA to Tucson, this Chicana author’s dream came true

Sofia Moraga Franco Arizona Daily Star As a Chicana girl growing up in East Los Angeles, it was hard to envision young Estella Gonzalez becoming a writer. She grew up devouring her books from the public library, and though she was always doing well in her writing, her lack of expression made her dreams come […]

High speed chase ends in collision, arrest east of Flagstaff

A chase with law enforcement ended in a icy crash near Stardust Trail in Donnie Park on Saturday afternoon. Diego Enslow was taken into custody after a Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputy crashed into the driver’s side of his car and ended a chase in Donny Park. Attempts were made to locate Enslow’s car, according to […]