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ASU professor working to bring GRIC heritage back to housing

ASU professor working to bring GRIC heritage back to housing by Joey Chenoweth | Tri-Valley Dispatch Wanda Dalla Costa has traveled from indigenous community to indigenous community throughout her 20 years of working with tribes on building projects. During that time, one thing has become crystal clear: […]

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Attorney for freeway opponents encouraged by appeals court order

Attorney for freeway opponents encouraged by appeals court order by Paul Maryniak | Ahwatukee Foothills News The lawyer for a group trying to halt further work on the South Mountain Freeway said he is encouraged by the latest order handed down by an appellate court panel. The […]

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Gila Community dispute over dust drifts across agencies, jurisdictions

Gila Community dispute over dust drifts across agencies, jurisdictions by Wayne Schutsky | Ahwatukee Foothills News In the Sun Lakes community, a seemingly small dispute over a one-mile dirt road has spiraled out of control as residents butt heads with the Gila River Indian Community and Maricopa […]

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GRIC receives funding to replace buses

GRIC receives funding to replace buses

GRIC receives funding to replace buses Casa Grande Dispatch Nine Arizona tribes will receive federal funding to address environmental concerns on their land. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the nearly $3 million in funding Monday. The agency has been meeting with tribes on the Hualapai Reservation. […]

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Gila River hopes new gas station becomes destination

Gila River hopes new gas station becomes destination by Rofida Khairalla | Coolidge Examiner Located just beyond the Coolidge city limits sits a brand new Shell gas station, which will officially open on Aug. 4. Positioned at the intersection of State Route 287 and Signal Peak Road, […]

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Arizona Irrigation District Sues Feds, Claiming Inflated Fees

Arizona Irrigation District Sues Feds, Claiming Inflated Fees by Casey Kuhn | KJZZ An irrigation district that helps supply water to Pinal County landowners outside of the Gila River Indian Reservation is suing the federal government for what it says are unfair rates and filed this month. […]

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Appeals court upholds tribes’ claim in dispute over Gila River water

Appeals court upholds tribes’ claim in dispute over Gila River water

Appeals court upholds tribes’ claim in dispute over Gila River water by Ben Moffat | Cronkite News A federal appeals court Tuesday agreed with two tribes who challenged a Freeport Minerals plan to divert water from the Gila River, saying the company had failed to show that […]

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Tribal leaders: Freeway planners bulldozed us

Tribal leaders: Freeway planners bulldozed us by Paul Maryniak | Ahwatukee Foothills News The Gila River Indian Community told a federal appeals court last week that the government highway agencies ignored the health and traditions of Native Americans, especially the poor who live on the reservation, when […]

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Gila River Indian Community agrees to water-storage deal with Phoenix that will restore flow to Gila River

Gila River Indian Community agrees to water-storage deal with Phoenix that will restore flow to Gila River Decades after the Gila River lost its flow, a new project will bring water back and help other water users store supplies for future use. by Alden Woods | The […]

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Gila River Indian Community working for cooperative water conservation partnership

Gila River Indian Community working for cooperative water conservation partnership  by David Leibowitz | Native Times Agreement to work together on groundwater storage, water conservation efforts will help Lake Mead water level, drought relief strategies statewide To continue drought relief efforts to address falling elevation in Lake […]

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