Funding for SR 24 is critical in Southeast Valley, Pinal County

As budget negotiations begin, we urge legislators to preserve this funding and fight to find other opportunities to reduce spending that do not negatively impact regional transportation and economic development opportunities. On January 12, Governor Katie Hobbs released her proposed executive budget for the 2024-2025 fiscal year. We recognize that the state faces a budget […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Parts of Southeast Arizona for August 6, 2023; Tucson Impact on Monday | Arizona Weather Force

photo courtesyArizona Weather Service Issued Zone: Santa Cruz County … Sahaurita … Southwest Cochise County … site: The Arizona Bureau of Meteorology issued a warning for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and into the evening… date: 8/6/23 7:20 AM PT forecast: Today, monsoon dampness is returning to Arizona, but its impact is narrow. The storm developed […]

East, Southeast Have the Most Alzheimer’s Cases, New U.S. Study Shows | Health

MONDAY, July 17, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A new study provides the first ever county-level estimates of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. This indicates that the eastern and southeastern regions have the highest prevalence of Alzheimer’s-type dementia, and researchers believe that these regions have higher proportions of older, black, and Hispanic residents, in part. […]

Vail, a community southeast of Tucson, is considering incorporation

A rural, unincorporated community in Pima County, 39 miles southeast of Tucson, will once again consider becoming a municipality of its own. The Incorporation of Vail Arizona, a group of business owners and residents of Vail, wants to put the incorporation on a vote. The community of 20,000 people is known for its large open […]

Deadline extended to fill out survey on southeast Valley regional transportation

The deadline for responding to a public survey on planning for the Superstition Vistas Multimodal Planning Study has been extended to July 10. The Maricopa Government Association is investigating transportation plans for the area south of Apache Junction and Mesa, including parts of Queen Creek and Florence. survey link is Survey Monkey.com/r/8GTYYPB. The project website […]

Wildfire burning southeast of Sierra Vista in southern Arizona

SIERRA VISTA, Arizona — Wildfires in southern Arizona forced evacuations and threatened buildings Thursday afternoon. A fire is raging in Hereford, a town southeast of the Sierra Vista. The fire burned about 30 acres near Ramsey Canyon and is still burning, officials said. The breakdown of the current evacuation situation is as follows. South of […]

Maurice “Bud” D. Graham – SOUTHEAST

Bud is survived by the children of Pickrel’s Ronnie Graham, Tom Graham and his wife Diane, Debbie Allen and her husband Brad, Richard Graham and Beatrice. Beatrice’s grandchildren, Emily Rosenthal and husband Jason, Beatrice Sarah Corey and husband Brett of Lincoln, Mike Fulton and wife Shannon, Kylie Fulton and fiancée Jake Bednar, Sheila Dean and […]

Line of dust moves into the southeast Valley

Phoenix (3TV/CBS 5) — It looks like the monsoon season isn’t over yet. The Phoenix metro area was previously under a blowout advisory as dust rolled into the valley Friday night, Arizona Family News reported. I saw a hazy cloud of dust covering the Drivers should be aware of flying dust and slow down. The […]

Wings over Willcox celebrates Sandhill Cranes’ winter home in southeast Arizona

WILCOX, AZ (KGUN) — The Sandhill Cranes are not to be missed. You can’t miss it if you know where to look. They are tall, sing unmistakable songs, and migrate in large herds through southeastern Arizona during the region’s mild winters. Wings over Wilcox An annual birding and nature festival that celebrates the annual return […]