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Miami girls and boys beat Braves by double digits
The Braves baseball team lost to No.1 ranked Miami 19-3 in five innings. But all 19 runs happened in the first and second innings. San Carlos held Miami scoreless in the third and fourth innings while scoring two runs in the fourth and one run in the fifth inning.
Miami road closures beginning April 29
Starting the week of April 29, Adonis Ave will be closed between Highway 60 and Railroad Avenue. Access from Highway 60 to Adonis, and vice versa, will be blocked by construction work.
Santa Rita forfeits penultimate baseball game for Vandals
The Miami varsity baseball game against visiting Santa Rita, scheduled for Friday, April 19 was canceled when the Eagles forfeited. The one remaining game for the Vandals will be a road game in San Manuel against the 15-7 Miners at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 (after pres time).
Eighth annual STEMFest at Gila College, April 27
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is everywhere. The Gila County School Superintendent Office will host STEMFest at Gila Community College in conjunction with GCC’s annual Arbor Day Celebration.
AZ Historical Society small grants
The Arizona Historical Society offers small, yearly grants of up to $2,000 for rural museums and has given more than $30,000 in the 2018-2019 cycle. Grant applications are accepted from April to June 30. “It’s amazing what small museums can achieve,” AZ Historical Society Board Member Tom Foster (pi
CASA volunteers needed to help foster children
On Tuesday April 16, 2019 one passionate individual took an oath in front of the Honorable Judge Wright volunteering to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in Gila County living in foster care.
Gila Monster Go Karts ready to kick off season
Gila Monster Go Karts is getting ready to start the 2019 season, and welcomes back fans and racers from all over the state to come out and enjoy an evening of racing and cheering on favorite racers throughout the spring and summer months.
Ex-Libertarian Activist Vann Gutier Gets Probation, Jail Time in Assault Case
Update 10:30 a.m.: After publishing this story, Phoenix New Times has learned that Vann Gutier is no longer a member of the Libertarian Party. According to Brandon Slayton, chairman of the Maricopa County Libertarian Party, Gutier is not a registered member, and in Facebook posts from 2018, Gutier p
Local group, with help of 3 veterans, removes graffiti from Florence boulders
FLORENCE – Nicole and Justin Corey were driving the Florence-Kelvin Highway last year when they saw boulders – clusters and stacks of them – splattered with paint; one was entirely coated with a spray-painted red heart and the outline of a face.
East Fire south of Globe 100 percent contained
The East Fire, which burned last week seven miles south of Globe on the Tonto National Forest, was 100 percent contained as of Friday. Firefighters would remain on scene and continue to mop-up hot spots, said Forest Service Public Affairs Officer Carrie Templin with the Tonto National Forest.
Easter weekend fun in downtown Globe on April 20
The Globe Downtown Association is happy to announce the 2019 Easter Parade. Join the celebration on Saturday, April 20 for the 11th Annual Easter Parade walking stroll in historic downtown Globe.
Globe, San Carlos make showing at Safford Rotary Invitational
Track teams from Globe and San Carlos traveled to the 34th annual Safford Rotary Invitational on Friday, April 12 and came away with medals in running and other track events. Shanaya Victor of San Carlos earned fourth place in girls 800 meters and a second for her team’s second place finish in the g
10th annual Copper Dust Stampede canceled
The 10th annual Copper Dust Stampede Rodeo, scheduled for April 19-20, has been canceled. In a March 25 Facebook post, the committee said, “We are sad to say we will not be having a rodeo this year. We would like to just say thank you to each and every one of you because without committee members, v
Public invited to comment on Miami Remediation Project
In preparation for clean-up of property located near Latham Boulevard and U.S. Highway 60 in Miami, APS has submitted a work plan to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Voluntary Remediation Program.
Globe and Ray school districts to get new buses
Three more area school districts are slated for new buses in the fifth and final round of Arizona’s Lower-Emission School Bus Program awards. In his April 8 statement, Governor Doug Ducey announced $5 million in funding to buy 45 new school buses for rural school districts and charter schools across
Ballroom dance classes at the Globe Senior Center through April
Ron Chesley will be giving ball room dance classes at the Globe Senior Center, 579 S. Broad St., from 9:30-10:30 a.m., through all Mondays in April. Chelsey will be teaching rumba, waltz, cha-cha, swing and the five-step. These dance lessons will get participants ready for the Old Dominion Days “Cop
Friends of the NRA fundraiser update
EDITOR: Cobre Valley Friends of the NRA (National Rifle Association) will host its 18th annual Dinner/Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, May 11, at the Gila County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 60 (North to Show Low), in Globe.
Bracamonte honored for service to community
Globe Vice Mayor Mike Stapleton honored Bobbie Bracamonte at the April 9 Globe City Council meeting. Bracamonte is a Reserve Firefighter and EMT with the Tri-City Fire Department.
Community input to be integrated into Globe’s 2019-2021 strategic plan
Information gathered from two town hall meetings, held earlier this month by the Globe City Council, will be incorporated into the city’s 2019-21 strategic plan. That, according to Globe Economic Development Director Linda Oddonetto who spoke at the April 3 town hall meeting.
Independence Day Celebration to honor passing WWII Veteran
This week, the Cobre Valley community mourns the passing of a living legend, Ysabel Ortega, veteran of the Second World War and resident of Globe-Miami for over sixty years. It was merely a handful of days before his ninety-eighth birthday when Ysabel honored all of the community by riding in the In