A reservation town fighting alcoholism, obesity and ghosts from the past
When he left half a century ago in search of a path out of deprivation, the reservation was best known outside its borders as the home of Ira Hayes, one of six US marines immortalised in the photograph of soldiers raising an American flag over the ...
Inside Tucson Business
Tw:em ato' Nato (Together We Will Succeed)
Inside Tucson Business
Born in Sacaton, Arizona, Rose was the youngest of eight children being reared in a single-parent home. According to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Tohono O'odham Nation is economically poor; the median family income is $21,225, making it the lowest ...
Why more dust storms and Valley fever are blanketing the Southwest
Hotter temperatures on the ocean's surface, specifically in the North Pacific, can draw cool, dry northerly winds into the Southwestern United States. Those winds sap moisture ... Sacaton, Arizona blanketed by a dust storm on July 5, 2011. Photo by ...
Marines misidentified one man in iconic 1945 Iwo Jima photo
Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of the Iwo Jima graphic accompanying this story misstated the country of birth for Marine Sgt. Michael Strank. WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps acknowledged Thursday it had misidentified one of the six men ...
Native American Public Health Policy Expert Joins March Of Dimes National Board Of Trustees
PR Newswire (press release)
"Our 2016 Premature Birth Report Card shows that rates of preterm birth, the #1 killer of babies, are nearly 15 percent higher among American Indian/Alaska Native women in the United States. We're thankful to have Dr. Warne's help as we strive to give ...
Veterans Voice: Speaker to talk about VA, ethics
The speaker is Paula Pedene, Navy veteran and senior relations professional, U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs. ... Military Parade and Flyover to begin at 8:30 a.m. Ceremonies to follow at the Mathew B. Juan, Ira H. Hayes Veterans Memorial Park Sacaton, AZ.
Dig this: Arizona may soon have an official state mineral
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Arizona Farming & Ranching Hall of Fame names 2017 Inductees
Willcox Range News
... Wigwam on March 4, 2017. They are: Terry & Ramona Button, Gila River Community-Sacaton, Jesse W. Curlee, Scottsdale, Peter Andrew “Andy” Groseta, Cottonwood, James Ohaco, Winslow, Roberta (Bobbi) Stevenson McDermott, Yuma. ... Through conservation ...
6 Dead in Fatal Arizona Bus Crash
It entered the United States at El Paso, Texas, and was traveling westbound on I-10. Two drivers were onboard, the main driver and a relief driver. The plan was to switch drivers in Phoenix, Graves said. Graves said the investigation will include ...
Apache sisters represent state, nation
White Mountain Independent
27, the new Miss Native American USA 2016-17 was crowned in Tempe at the fifth anniversary MNAUSA Pageant. Newly crowned Ashley Nailihn Susan, 27, is a member of the White Mountain Apache and Walker River Paiute tribes and from Whiteriver.