Saturday, January 01, 2005

Compelling Articles from around the state

Peoria's adaptive rec program receives recognition

The City of Peoria's Adaptive Recreation Program was awarded the 2004 Outstanding Parks and Recreation Department by Special Olympics Arizona. Peoria's program was recognized as best overall program statewide at the Special Olympics Arizona Leadership Conference Dinner/Awards Banquet held in November.

Juvenile Corrections To Focus On Rehabilitation

The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections has one goal, a department administrator said — revamp the philosophy of dealing with children and do everything possible to successfully integrate them back into the community and their families.

Showers to linger after storm’s wallop

KINGMAN – Residents and city personal today continued removing fallen trees and collecting blown-away trash bins after lightning, heavy rain and strong wind roared through the area.

Big-box law big news in Flagstaff

The Flagstaff City Council's big-box limitation ordinance was a big deal in 2004 that will carry well into 2005 as voters take to the polls to decide whether to overturn the controversial new law.

Bureau of Reclamation pays fine for EPA violation

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Bureau of Reclamation has paid $7,500 for failing to maintain a chemical risk management plan for chlorine at a desalting plant here, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency....

Stretch of highway earns nickname in ’04

PRESCOTT – Multiple serious accidents – including seven deaths in 2004 on Highway 69 between Prescott and Prescott Valley – make this stretch of the highway among the most dangerous ones in the state.

It became known as “Blood Alley.”

Residents speak out in pit bull survey

SHOW LOW - Little Annilee McKinnon's death has moved many White Mountain residents to express their outrage and demand sweeping changes to animal ordinances, greater enforcement of existing laws and/or heavy penalties for violations. Some insist that the 5-year-old's memory should be honored by naming animal-related ordinance "Annilee's Law."

Scottsdale native dies in tsunami

North East Valley native Kristi Anderson, a businesswoman who made friends all over the globe from her world travels, died in the tsunami that slammed Sri Lanka and several other countries Sunday in Asia.

Nelson’s achievements in the MUSD are recognized

Mayer Unified School District’s Governing Board has recognized MUSD Superintendent Jim Nelson by naming the multi-purpose room at Mayer Junior/Senior High School after him.

Boy, 2, falls under backhoe, is killed

FLORENCE - A 2-year-old boy died Monday when he fell off his grandfather's lap and was run over by a tire of the backhoe his grandfather was operating. Brandon McCracken Jr. of Mesa was pronounced dead at the scene.

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