Thursday Mar 6
BLM Clearing Brush Along I-8 In National Monument To Reduce Smuggling
The Bureau of Land Management has begun a brush-clearing project along Interstate 8 east of Gila Bend.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Faith in a flash: Arizona churches offer ashes to go to mark start of Lent
Cooper Rummell is a Southern California native. He moved to Arizona in 2012 to pursue a bachelor's degree in journalism at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.
BLM crews to clear brush to combat smuggling
Bureau of Land Management crews with assist from the Arizona Department of Transportation are clearing brush and trees along portions of Interstate 8 east of Gila Bend in an effort to combat smuggling.
Installations, Solana plant helped keep Arizona's solar industry stable
An annual report released Wednesday and produced by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association showed Arizona installed 421 megawatts in residential, commercial and utility photovoltaic installations in 2013 Arizona remained second in the U.S. for its photovoltaic solar power installations in 2013, although those installations ... (more)
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Daily Courier
AIA Div. 4 Basketball Tournament Scoreboard
Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Grand Canyon's Ian Jones goes up for a shot while Gila Bend's Abraham Amezcua and Patrick Villegas look on Friday morning during the AIA Division IV Boys State Basketball Tournament at Yavapai College in Prescott.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Solar-industry jobs picture not so sunny in Arizona in 2013, report says
A new report says installation continued to be the largest job sector in solar-related industries last year.
Who needs sunlight? In Arizona, solar power never sleeps
Solana is currently the largest parabolic trough plant in the world, covering more than 1,900 acres in southern Arizona.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
MCSO seizes 1,000 pounds of pot in desert, arrests 2 alleged smugglers
GILA BEND, Ariz. -- Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies seized nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana in the desert south of Gila Bend and arrested two of the alleged smugglers.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The Kingman Daily Miner
Despite job losses, Arizona still a leader in solar power
The Solana facility near Gila Bend uses thousands of curved mirrors to focus sunlight, heating fluid to turn a turbine, creating electricity.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Gila Bend Resident Claims First Lucky Life Scratchers(R) Top Prize Winning Ticket
The Arizona Lottery announces that the first Lucky Life top prize Scratchers ticket has been claimed by a Gila Bend resident.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
The Arizona Republic
Arizona lost 1,200 jobs in solar industry last year
Arizona lost about 1,200 jobs in the solar industry in the last year, but remains No.