It could be months before a decision is made on whether formal charges are filed against an Arizona lawmaker suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.Read More »
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State Rep. Albert Hale was arrested Sunday on one count of driving under the influence. Navajo County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jim Molesa confirmed that Hale, D-St. Michaels, was arrested by the state Department of Public Safety on Sunday. Authorities said Hale was picked up on State Route 277 near Heber.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that doctors who certify a patient could benefit from using medical marijuana can't be criminally charged if they fail to review a year's worth of the patient's records.Read More »
A group attempting to round up enough money to save a railroad that serves as Snowflake’s economic lifeline has decided not to take a loan from the Arizona Commerce Authority over concerns and possible legal action from a conservative think tank.Read More »
A Navajo County sheriff’s official says an autopsy has confirmed that Arizona state Sen. Chester Crandell died from injuries he suffered when he was thrown from a horse.Read More »
On the chance that the state’s legislative map must be redrawn before the next federal census, let me suggest a workable method that (1) retains the Redistricting Commission’s authority, (2) observes the Arizona Constitution’s redistricting principles, and (3) reduces the influence of political parties.Read More »
Etched into a piece of glass at the Navajo County Historical Society in Holbrook is the name Joseph F. Woods, sheriff, an artifact from his tenure as Navajo County sheriff.Read More »
As a volunteer police officer in this northwestern Arizona city, Harley Pettit saw young people get in trouble for everything from drugs and alcohol to vandalism. In a small community with not a lot to do, he said, the last thing young people need is another way to get into trouble.
He’s worried that’s exactly what medical marijuana will give them.
“My first impression is, ‘Wow.’” — Rep. Bob Robson, R-Chandler, reacting to the Senate’s budget proposal.Read More »