Graham County

The Gila Valley is full of garbage

Illegal dump sites are eyesores and ecological disasters By  Eric Burk Graham County – Drive down any dirt road leading out of Safford into the desert, and you can see…


Mobile mammography group holds Safford screening

jon@gilavalleycentral.net SAFFORD – Mobile On-site Mammography (MOM) Inc. is bringing the mountain to Moses with its traveling screening facility, which will be parked in Safford on Monday and Tuesday. MOM…






Flash flood watch issued

jon@gilavalleycentral.net GRAHAM COUNTY – The monsoon rains have hit the Gila Valley, and while the precipitation is welcome, it does not come without dangers. The National Weather Service has issued…


Area leaders celebrate multiuse path connection

jon@gilavalleycentral.net GRAHAM COUNTY – While not quite transcontinental, the leaders of Safford, Thatcher and Graham County celebrated the unification of the area’s multiuse path system with a golden spike ceremony…