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San Carlos Apache Tribe

San Carlos Apache Tribe

Wendsler Nosie Sr., chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, shows a parcel of land at Oak Flat Campground that would be a part of a proposed land swap that would make possible a planned copper mine near Superior. 

December 26, 2013 11:52 am
Districts force Barber, Kirkpatrick to buck Dems

Districts force Barber, Kirkpatrick to buck Dems

Ann Kirkpatrick

April 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Mining plan gets Pinal support

Mining plan gets Pinal support

The proposed mine near Superior involves a federal land swap and has drawn opposition from environmental and Native American groups. Potentially, the copper mine would become the largest in the country.

March 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hopefuls in CD1 put futures on the line

Hopefuls in CD1 put futures on the line

Democrat lost in 2010 general election to Paul Gosar.

October 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
U.S. Rep.-elect Ann Kirkpatrick

U.S. Rep.-elect Ann Kirkpatrick

U.S. Rep.-elect Ann Kirkpatrick, a Flagstaff Democrat, is not ready to take a stand on the proposed bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

October 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
CD1 debate provokes cheers, jeers

CD1 debate provokes cheers, jeers

Ann Kirkpatrick

October 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Paton, Kirkpatrick to face off in CD1

Paton, Kirkpatrick to face off in CD1

Ann Kirkpatrick

August 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
candidate bio: Ann Kirkpatrick

candidate bio: Ann Kirkpatrick

Ann Kirkpatrick

June 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
AZ farmers, ranchers to get disaster aid

AZ farmers, ranchers to get disaster aid

Because farmers and ranchers in Arizona use irrigation, it is more of a challenge for them to prove harm from drought. To qualify for the emergency loans, they must have suffered a 30 percent crop or livestock loss.

April 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Hearing set on land-swap plan for mine

Hearing set on land-swap plan for mine

Resolution Copper Co. wants to mine this area east of Superior. However, San Carlos Apache Tribe leaders consider the area sacred.

June 13, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Fannie Mae offers mortgage help in Phoenix

Mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae has opened a mortgage help center in Phoenix to help struggling homeowners with loans owned by the company.

November 15, 2010 12:00 am Related

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State fund for jobless owes US millions

PHOENIX - With the state's unemployment rate still hovering near 10 percent, Arizona has drained its jobless-benefit fund, forcing the state to borrow millions from the federal government to help out-of-work residents.

November 03, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Superior hopes new mine pumps in money, energy

Superior hopes new mine pumps in money, energy

SUPERIOR - Mining drove this central Arizona town's economy when Lynn Heglie decided to open a restaurant here in the early 1990s.

October 23, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Superior hopes new mine pumps in money, energy

Superior hopes new mine pumps in money, energy

Deteriorating storefronts speak to the hard economic times Superior has faced since mining fell off in the area. Many are hoping Resolution Copper Co.'s plan to open a mine in the mountains will make Superior thrive again.

October 23, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Leaders address rural-area recovery

Leaders address rural-area recovery

Mayor of Cottonwood

October 18, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Leaders address rural-area recovery

Leaders address rural-area recovery

FLAGSTAFF - Although the recession may be technically over, rural communities still lag behind metropolitan areas as they recover, Cottonwood Mayor Diane Joens said.

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ASU preps women to gain, excel in construction jobs

ASU preps women to gain, excel in construction jobs

Dave Benjamin, project superintendent for Hensel Phelps, shows students the site for the new Sky Train at Sky Harbor International Airport.

October 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
ASU preps women to gain, excel in construction jobs

ASU preps women to gain, excel in construction jobs

PHOENIX - Rebecca Freitas squinted in the blistering sun and pushed up her blue hard hat as Dave Benjamin explained construction of an elevated railway at Sky Harbor International Airport.

October 04, 2010 12:00 am Related

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China Mist taps global market

China Mist taps global market

SCOTTSDALE - Two tea aficionados have taken a 5,000-year-old beverage and given it a new twist.

September 27, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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China Mist taps global market

China Mist taps global market

Dan Schweiker, co-founder of Scottsdale-based China Mist Brands Inc., talks with plant manager Kevin McCullough about sending tea samples to prospective clients.

September 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Ariz. mine plan at odds with Apache traditions

Ariz. mine plan at odds with Apache traditions

SUPERIOR - Dorothy Ross often journeys to this wooded area in the Tonto National Forest to pray, harvest acorns and pick medicinal plants. She's made the trip since she was a child.

September 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Ariz. mine plan at odds with Apache traditions

Ariz. mine plan at odds with Apache traditions

A multinational firm wants to mine what's been called the largest untapped reserve of copper in the U.S. and possibly in the world.

September 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Renewable-energy manufacturer plans to open facility in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Power-One Inc., the nation's largest manufacturer of renewable-energy conversion devices, announced Thursday that it will open a manufacturing facility in Phoenix.

September 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Global demand for crop boosts Arizona farmers

Global demand for crop boosts Arizona farmers

GOODYEAR - Ronald Rayner has weathered many ups and downs in the four-plus decades he's grown cotton in the Phoenix area's West Valley.

September 01, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Global demand for crop boosts Arizona farmers

Global demand for crop boosts Arizona farmers

Cotton is blooming at A Tumbling T Ranches in Goodyear. Production isn't keeping keep pace with demand.

September 01, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Global demand for crop boosts Arizona farmers

Global demand for crop boosts Arizona farmers

says he may plant more cotton next year

September 01, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

O'Connor: Copy state greats in compromise

PHOENIX — As they address the state's daunting challenges, leaders should follow the example of "great statesmen" who built Arizona by valuing cooperation, collaboration and compromise, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said.

October 13, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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