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Fence at Veterans Memorial Park?

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 28th, 2015
Miami -- Much of the Miami Town Council's regular meeting earlier this month centered on protecting Miami's Veterans Memorial Park from some of the very people it is meant to host.
For years the park, located on Sullivan Street, has been home to veterans' celebrations, Music in the Park events, Small Town Christmas, birthday parties and other activities.
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Globe begins dispatch partnership with county

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 28th, 2015
Globe -- Gila County recently added Globe to the list of cities and towns in the county for which it provides police, fire, and 911 dispatch services.
An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) to make the arrangement official was approved by both the Gila County Board of Supervisors and the Globe City Council earlier this month. After Globe joined the roster, there
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Luminaries placed in memory of Kip Culver

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 28th, 2015
A large crowd gathered at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts on Friday evening to place luminaries in memory of Kip Culver, the director for the Center for the Arts and the Globe Main Street Program who died suddenly on July 9. Hundreds of local citizens also attended Culver's memorial service, which was held Saturday at Miami High School.
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Woman charged with attempted 2nd degree murder

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 28th, 2015
Globe -- A Globe woman was charged with attempted second degree murder after an incident at a residence last week.
On Thursday at 10:20 p.m., Globe Police Department officers responded to a residence on Quartz Loop in reference to a report of a domestic disturbance. During the investigation, Debra Jones, 53, of Globe, was contacted and arrested for attempted second
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Freeport issues update on Miami operations

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 28th, 2015
Miami -- Engineering and ancillary construction is underway in support of the Miami smelter's SO2 compliance project to comply with new federal air quality regulations by capturing and treating over 99% of the SO2 and other emissions. Most of the construction is scheduled for 2017. The main component of the compliance project is the installation of a new scrubber that
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City approves budget

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 21st, 2015
Globe -- At it meeting on July 14, the Globe City Council approved the fiscal year 2015-16 budget in the amount of $24.4 million.
The council discussed several cost-saving measures that were approved as part of the tentative budget, and ended up removing some of the provisions.
The council decided not to adjust employee hours at Globe Active Adult
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Governor appoints Chambers as judge

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 21st, 2015
Phoenix -- Governor Doug Ducey last week announced the appointment of Globe attorney Bryan Chambers to serve the remainder of Judge Peter Cahill's term as a Gila County Superior Court Judge. The term will end in 2016.
Chambers is the civil bureau chief and a deputy county attorney for the Gila County Attorney's Office. He has a wide range
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Man drowns in Roosevelt Lake

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 21st, 2015
Roosevelt -- On Saturday, July 18 at approximately 10 a.m., the Gila County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call regarding a possible drowning.
Sheriff's Deputies, along with the Gila County Sheriff's Office Dive Team, Tonto Basin Fire and Arizona Game and Fish were dispatched to the Windy Hill Campground. Initial reports say that an adult male was out swimming in
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Supervisors reviews county technology

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 21st, 2015
Gila County -- The Gila County Board of Supervisors heard an update on the Gila County Information Technology Department's accomplishments and activities at a work session on July 14.
Kelly Riggs, Gila County IT Director, reported to the board on the issues of getting caller ID at the courthouse, improving bandwidth in the past year, suggested improvements to the county
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Globe rejects Miami’s request to host Copper Kettle game

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 21st, 2015
Miami -- The Miami School Board held its regular meeting on Monday, July 13.
During the call to the public, Bryan Seppala, Stakeholder Engagement Analyst for Resolution Copper, presented the district with a check for $10,000 to support the beginning stages of a robotics team in Miami.
Superintendent Dorathy told the board she had requested that the Copper Kettle game
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Globe’s new math doesn’t add up

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 15th, 2015
Globe -- The City of Globe issued a press release on June 30, stating that recent increases in the bed tax were due to the first annual Gila Monster ATV Jamboree, which was held April 30 to May 3, 2015.
The press release reads, "The City of Globe is happy to announce that City Bed Tax Revenue significantly increased for
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Community mourns the loss of Kip Culver

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 15th, 2015
Globe-Miami -- A great local loss was suffered the night of Thursday, July 9 when Historic Main Street director and Cobre Valley Center for the Arts director Kip Culver passed away at his home.
Kip dedicated his life to the restoration and protection of the history, arts and culture of our community. There is no doubt that his tireless work
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GUSD looks to recruit new teachers

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 15th, 2015
Globe -- Globe Unified School District officials are preparing for the upcoming academic year with updated budgets and handbooks.
Almost 60 high school students completed their last day of summer school this year, which earned them a half credit.
Superintendent of Schools Jerry Jennex told the school board at its July 1 meeting that recruiting teachers for the upcoming
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Catch a performance of ‘Peter Pan Jr.’

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 15th, 2015
Globe -- Have you seen Peter's shadow? The time is almost up to get your tickets to "Disney's Peter Pan Jr." at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts.
Shows are selling fast and you don't want to be left out of Neverland!
Performances:
• Thursday, July 16 at 7 p.m.
• Friday, July 17 at 7 p.m.
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Supervisors hear Bullion Plaza update

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 15th, 2015
Globe -- The Gila County Board of Supervisors held a regular meeting on Tuesday, July 7, at the Gila County Courthouse.
The board heard a presentation from Joe Sanchez and Tom Foster of Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum on the museum's 2014 annual report. Foster told the board that Bullion has seen increased participation in their events in
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Pinal Mountain sees run at state title come up just short

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 14th, 2015
Marana -- The Pinal Mountain 11-12 year old softball All Star team saw an amazing run at the Little League Softball Majors State Tournament come to an end on Monday evening in Marana, when the girls lost the state championship game to Sunnyside.
Pinal Mountain dominated the competition on its way to the championship game, winning its first four
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All Stars win District championship

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2015
The Pinal Mountain 9-10 Baseball All Stars defeated Hayden 6-5 on Friday evening to win the District 11 championship. With the win, Pinal Mountain advanced to the state tournament, which begins on July 15 in Kingman. The team includes Stratton Palmer, Aidan Guthrey, Matthew Aguirre, Gabriel Garcia, Jayven Salazar, Trenton Savage, Trenton Fansler, Joseph Porto, Jaime Pena, Angel Pena, Preston
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Three apply for judge opening

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2015
Gila County -- Three Gila County attorneys have applied with the governor of Arizona to be considered for appointment as Judge of Gila County Superior Court, Division One.
The Judge's seat became vacant with the recent retirement of Peter Cahill, who served on the bench some 40 years.
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Cow Patty Bingo is a success

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2015
Miami -- The Miami football team and Pinal Mountain Little League held a "Cow Patty Bingo" fundraiser at Miami High School on the Fourth of July.
Event organizers Brandon Powell and Lennette Cons submitted the following letter to the editor:
Coach Brandon Powell and Lennette Cons would like to thank everyone for coming out and supporting the first annual Cow
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Supervisors discuss capital projects

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2015
Globe -- The Gila County Board of Supervisors discussed capital projects for the 2015-16 fiscal year at a work session on Tuesday, June 30, at the Gila County Courthouse in Globe.
County staff walked the board through a prioritized list of capital projects, including those projects with lower priority that will likely not be completed until future budget cycles.
County
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Cahill retires as Division One judge

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 7th, 2015
Gila County -- The Gila County Superior Court respectfully announces that, after 12 years on the Division One bench, the Hon. Peter J. Cahill retired as of June 30, 2015.
Judge Cahill was previously Gila County's Presiding Judge and Presiding Juvenile Court Judge. From 2011 through 2015, he chaired the Arizona Supreme Court's Committee on Juvenile Courts.
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