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Salt River Police Department Suffers Tragic Loss

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

On Saturday, May 24, Salt River Police Department Officer Jair Cabrera, 37, was fatally wounded during a traffic stop at the corner of Chaparral and Pima roads near Scottsdale on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. He is the first officer to be killed in the line of duty since the Salt River Police Department was established in 1967.



 
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Better Business Bureau Essay Contest Awards Assembly at SRHS

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

he Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Greater Arizona conducts an annual Laws of Life Essay Contest through its foundation to promote the development of positive character among youth in the community. More than 20 schools around the state, including Salt River High School, participated in the essay contest, with students writing on the theme of the principles and ideals that guide you in life and what matters most in their lives.


 

Fill The Boot SRFD Fundraising

By Dustin Hughes
Au-Authm Action News

Every year, the Salt River Fire Department (SRFD) participates in a fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) called “Fill the Boot.” At gas stations across the country, firefighters’ boots are placed on display and customers are asked to share a dollar or two to help fill the boot.

 

Young Eagles Program Wraps Up Season

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Recreation Department’s Young Eagles program has wrapped up another year. The program, which runs from September through April, is for Community-member males ages 8 to 13 and is taught by Recreation Coordinator I, Kevin Riding-In.