Forty-three years ago this week the top news stories for the Feb. 17, 1972. Apache Sentinel, the precursor to the Mesa Independent newspaper, included: The developer of Colmar Family MH Park in east Mesa was found guilty of causing flood damage by diverting runoff in an Aug. 14, 1971, rain and was sentenced to eight to 10 days in jail and ordered to pay a $200 fine,
Look Back on Mesa history: Feb. 17, 1972
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