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Globe City Council OKs $254,000 bid for elevator at Center for the Arts

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Globe -- At its meeting on Aug. 12, the Globe City Council unanimously approved a $254,000 bid from TSG Constructors in Phoenix to build a new elevator at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. Mayor Terry Wheeler, James Haley and Lerry Alderman did not attend the meeting.
Previously, at the July 22 city council meeting, Center for the Arts

Hearing in Globe to discuss EPA’s regional haze mandates

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Globe -- The Arizona House Committee on Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources, under the direction of Chairman Frank Pratt, will conduct a field hearing in Globe on Friday, Aug. 22 beginning at 10 a.m. The location will be at Gila Pueblo Campus, 8274 S. Six Shooter Canyon Road, Globe, AZ 85501.
The subject of the field hearing is the

Break-in at Miami pool results in injuries, $10,000 in damage

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Miami -- A recent break-in at Miami's Hostetler Pool has resulted in a cost of more than $10,000 to the town.
"The $10,000 was $10,000 the town doesn't have," said Wes Sukosky, director of the Department of Public Works.
During an incident on Aug. 3, two adult males, aged 39 and 41, were injured while allegedly breaking into

School Board approves $200K in improvements

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Miami -- After hearing a laundry list of needed improvements of the district's buildings and facilities, the Miami School Board at its Aug. 11 meeting approved $150,000 in capital projects and $50,000 in maintenance costs. Board president Paul Licano and board member Margret Celix did not attend the meeting.
The board heard the list of improvements from Bejarano Elemetnary School

Gila County elections update

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Gila County -- Although the deadline for  candidates to file in the local school races and to be on the Nov. 4 ballot has passed, four persons have already filed as write-in candidate and there may be other such candidates doing the same before this today's 5 p.m. deadline.
Two have filed so far as write-in candidates for the Cobre Valley

Comment deadline for Freeport permit

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Miami -- Next month is the deadline to file comments with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality on a request by Freeport McMoRan Miami to renew one of its operating permits issued by the state agency.
The ADEQ says it is  proposing to renew the copper company's local Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (AZPDES). Freeport McMoRan Miami has applied for a

No injuries as fire destroys two homes

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
Miami -- On Friday afternoon at 12:09 p.m., Globe and Canyon Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 199 Loomis in Miami.
A heavy black column of smoke could be seen from as far as Globe when the alarm was sounded. First arriving units found one structure fully engulfed in fire and two others threatened by the fire.

Miami hires new town manager

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
Miami -- The Miami Town Council officially hired Joseph Heatherly as the new town manager at a special meeting on Aug. 6.
Heatherly signed a one-year contract and promptly began his duties on Thursday.
"The challenge," Heatherly said when asked about what attracted him about the job. "There are a lot of good people here who need direction and leadership.

State releases grades for local schools

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
Gila County -- The Arizona Department of Education has released its annual report card for schools operating in our state, and once again two charter schools in the area have received better grades than the public schools in Globe-Miami.
This was the result of the annual 2014 A-F letter grades given to schools statewide and just announced by the

Pinto Valley mine life may be extended

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 13th, 2014
Vancouver-based Capstone Mining Corporation told stockholders last week it was looking into a possible new extension of the mine life of its Pinto Valley copper operations.
Pinto Valley, which is an open pit mine west of the town of Miami located on some 1,000 acres of privately owned land, currently has 650 employees.
It was originally believed to

Globe-Miami Farmers’ Market Report

Modified: Monday, Aug 4th, 2014
Globe -- The Globe-Miami Farmers' Market opened at its regular time last Saturday morning.
The topic of the day was how much rain everybody got the night before. The monsoon is really producing some greatly needed rain but it is hit and miss. All we know is that most everybody's garden is loving it.
There were plenty of fresh

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