Jobless claims fall in Graham, flat in Greenlee

– David Bell Graff/Gila Valley Central Posted By: David Bell March 28, 2023 PHOENIX — Graham County unemployment numbers fell slightly in February. That’s according to data released last Thursday by the Arizona Department of Commerce. Graham County’s unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.1% in February, joining Yavapai County for the third-lowest unemployment […]

Tribal leaders collect prayers for Oak Flat

A message of hope and blessings to environmental advocates was addressed by tribal leaders on Saturday, March 4th. The Scrum and Chemakum elders of Jamestown met with a Lumination sculptor at Fort Warden Commons to gather prayers from locals and work to protect their sacred site in Oak Flats, Arizona. I passed that prayer on […]

Voter registration grows 3 percent in Greenlee, statistically flat in Graham

PHOENIX — Greenlee County saw a 3% increase in registered voters following the November general election. That’s according to data released Friday by the Arizona Secretary of State’s office. Greenlee County saw a 2% increase in Democrats to 1,481. Republicans increased him by 3.5% to 1,788. Independents increased by 3.3% to his 1,491. – David […]