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Chamber releases Entertainment Schedule for Apache Jii: Saturday October 21st

GLOBE- The sound of drummers and the jingle of camp dresses comes to downtown Globe Saturday for the 34th annual Apache Jii festival. Arts and crafts from tribal artisans from throughout the Southwest will be available. Everything from beadwork to baskets, carvings to sand paintings, paintings to photographs will be available. A full day of entertainment, arts and crafts booths and food from sweet to savory rounds out the excitement of Apache Jii. Read More »

Representative David Cook recognized as “Arts Champion” for his efforts in supporting arts & culture

Globe-Miami — Representative David Cook of Arizona State District 8 was recognized at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts Friday night as an “Arts Champion” for his efforts supporting arts and culture funding to nonprofit organizations across the state.   The awards was bestowed Rep. Cook at a ceremony just prior to a Summer Youth Musical Theatre Program performance of “Into the Woods Jr.” The President of the Arizona Citizens for the Arts, Tom Wilson, was in attendance to present the award and speak on the representative’s service to the arts. Read More »

Travelers discover AirBnB Hosts in Globe-Miami

By Patti Daley Travelers who are looking for a more local and authentic experience are flocking to AirBnB which can be cheaper than a hotel – and cozier. Here in Globe-Miami there are a handful of hosts and a growing number of listings which include everything from private bedrooms and small studio apartments to bunks in a backyard bungalow and a six-bedroom house on a hill.  Read More »

Tri-City Fire District to hold open house

Gila County- Tri-City Fire District will hold its annual open house at its Claypool station on Saturday, October 14 from 10 am to 2 pm. Help Tri-City celebrate another year of service to the community and raise awareness about fire safety! Tri-city will have firefighting vehicles, equipment, and helicopters open for families to explore. There will be raffles, giveaways, goodie bags, plus hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks. This year, the Gila County Public Health Department and the Miami High School Anti-Tobacco squad will be at the open house with pig lungs to demonstrate healthy lungs. The will also have tobacco “quit kits” and other resources available. The health department along with Copper Basin Coalition will also be presenting information on naloxone (the drug that can reverse an opioid overdose) and will have their naloxone “recovery kits” available. Read More »

Play nice when recycling. Don’t recycle kitty litter and other such things.

GILACOUNTY-Recently Gila County Landfill staff has been finding lots of stuff besides recycling in the large green bins that are available to the public. From cactus to cat litter to sheet rock, the County employees who hand sort the contents of the bins have seen an increase lately in these contaminants. In order keep the bins available as a free resource to the public, it is important that only types 1-3 plastics go in the green bins. “Types 1-3” refers to the number on the bottom of the bottle. To keep it simple, remember that beverage bottles are almost always type 1-3. Staff is happy to remove the odd plastic item that doesn’t meet the requirements, but trash and other contaminants can compromise their safety and bring the process to a halt.   If you have any questions about recycling in Gila County call 928-425-7470. Read More »

No Questions Asked. Globe Police taking back unwanted prescription drugs

Globe, AZ – On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Globe and Miami Police Departments along with the Copper Basin Coalition, Gila County Sheriff’s Office, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 14th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to the drive up / walk up booth outside of Fry’s Food and Drug on Highway 60 in Globe.  The DEA cannot accept liquids, sharps (needles), only pills or patches.  This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Read More »

Senate Candidate, Jim Moss says Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is Not the Best Choice for Voters

GLOBE, Ariz. — Jim Moss, a Democratic candidate seeking the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., says in response to the entry of his primary opponent Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., into the race, “I do not believe that Congresswoman Sinema is the best choice for Arizona primary voters in the upcoming 2018 election. Arizonans deserve a U.S. senator who will give voice to their genuine concerns and aspirations.” Read More »

Globe Police taking back unwanted prescription drugs October 28, 2017 at Fry’s Food and Drug in Globe.

  Globe, AZ – On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Globe and Miami Police Departments along with the Copper Basin Coalition, Gila County Sheriff’s Office, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 14th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to the drive up / walk up booth outside of Fry’s Food and Drug on Highway 60 in Globe.  The DEA cannot accept liquids, sharps (needles), only pills or patches.  This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Read More »

Chamber announces details on Volunteer Day for Old Dominion Mine Park

GLOBE-A Volunteer Day is planned Saturday, October 7 at the Old Dominion Historic Mine Park; with summer winding down, there will be plenty of cleanup to do to get ready for the winter. Community and civic groups and individuals are invited to come out and help continue the work on this gem of a park.  Work will range from cleaning trails and display areas to more specialized work on a footbridge, securing exhibits, putting up signage and delineate the parking area. The work will be under way from 8 am through the morning. Water and snacks will be provided, and it is suggested that volunteers wear long pants and closed toe shoes and bring gloves, sunscreen and a hat. Anyone with tools they would donate use of for the day such as rakes, hoes and clippers that could be used on the trails is invited to bring them. Read More »

Booth applications open for Oct. 21 Apache Day

Booth applications are available now at the chamber of commerce and will be available at local businesses in Peridot, San Carlos and Bylas later this week. San Carlos tribal members receive a half-price discount in booth fees, courtesy of the Apache Gold Casino sponsorship. In addition to booths, there will be a limited number of demonstration booths for various arts and crafts where in exchange for working at their craft through the day, the vendor fee will be waived. Downtown historic Globe is the location for this annual street fair and the streets will be a pageant of color and sound on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 as the 34th annual Apache Jii (Day) celebration gets under way. Read More »