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Copper Mine Land Exchange Claims, Objection Period ends January 29

PHOENIX, January 17, 2018 —For Immediate Release. The comment period for those with Federal or private land claims tied to the proposed land exchange between the Federal Government and Resolution Copper Mining LLC for a copper mine near Superior, Arizona, closes on January 29, 2018. Persons claiming such properties or having any liens, encumbrances, or other claims relating to the lands being considered for exchange must file their claims or objections by this date. Lands involved in the exchange include: Ø  A 2,422-acre section on the Tonto National Forest — generally known as the “Oak Flat Federal Parcel”, which includes the Oak Flat campground. This section would transfer to Resolution Copper Mining, LLC Ø  5,344 acres of private land on 8 parcels located within Arizona o   5 of the 8 non-federal parcels would transfer to the Forest Service and include Turkey Creek in Gila County; Tangle Creek in Yavapai County; Cave Creek in Maricopa County; East Clear Creek in Coconino County; and Apache Leap South End in Pinal County o   3 of the 8 non-federal parcels would transfer to the Bureau of Land Management and would include the Lower San Pedro River in Pinal County; Dripping Springs in Pinal and Gila Counties; and Appleton Ranch in ... Read More »

Arts Center invites you to share your rocks

GLOBE- The Cobre Valley Center for the Arts is inviting you to share your painted rocks in our gallery! The Globe Rocks phenomenon has caught the imagination of our area, and we’d like you to showcase your painted rocks at the CVCA. Bring in rocks you’ve painted or found to display in our exhibition room. Catching fire in 2017, Globe Rocks are rocks painted with images, messages or designs that show off the the varied and talented residents of our community. The rocks are hidden and re-hidden throughout the area, making each nook and cranny of the area a potential surprise. We hope many of these very special rocks make a pit stop at the CVCA on their journey around town. Continue to visit as rocks come in to see the marvelous art featured on these inspiring and unique canvases. A reception for the rock gallery will be held Saturday, January 27 at 11:00 a.m. The reception will feature rock painting stations which allow you to add to this community-wide exhibit. Bring your rocks to the CVCA, 101 N. Broad Street, Globe, AZ during our regular hours: Monday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m, or Sunday, 12:00 – 4:00 ... Read More »

Globe Mayors’ Report for December announces $45,000 grant for economic development

RCAC GRANT The City of Globe has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the Rural Community Assistance Corporation for economic development.  This is a three-year grant that provides training in comprehensive community economic development, technical and financial resources and advocacy so rural communities can achieve their goals and visions.  There are three phases to the project, Phase 1: Recharge our community economy, Phase 2: Start, grow, and revive local businesses, Phase 3: Sustain local businesses.  Initial discussion was held at the December 19th meeting with a final vote on January 9th on how to move forward with this project.  It is our goal to create a vibrant, healthy, and enduring city and community.  COUNCIL RETREAT The Globe City Council will hold a retreat on January 18th at the Dream Manor lnn from 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm.  The purpose of the retreat is to review the vision, goals, and accomplishments of this past year.    It is an opportunity for council to change, discuss, or add goals for the upcoming year. SAFE HOUSE Discussions of options have continued to come up with a solution and sustainable funding to keep the local Safe House open.  This home helps over one hundred ... Read More »

CASA of Gila County Receives National Grant to Benefit More Children

  Payson, AZ 12/15/17 – CASA of Gila County has been awarded a $10,000 Grant from the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association. Funds will be used to recruit, screen and train more CASA volunteers from among our community to serve children who experienced abuse or neglect. Read More »

Become a child advocate in 2018 and make a difference

New Year’s resolutions typically focus on self-improvement: lose weight, stop smoking, exercise more often. This year, why not resolve to do something even more lasting: improve the life of a child who’s suffered abuse and neglect? As Court Appointed Special Advocates, volunteers receive in-depth training to advocate in court and in the community for the needs and rights of children in foster care. Volunteers come from all walks of life and professions and have one thing in common: they care about kids. Read More »

Sheriffs’ Department announces heroin seizure during traffic stop on December 13th

On Wednesday, December 13th, Detectives from the Gila County Drug, Gang, and Violent Crimes Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 60 milepost 255. During the investigation, a search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 11.2 grams of Heroin with a street value of $1425.00 As a result of the investigation, Patricia Ann Collins, age 51, of Show Low, Arizona, was arrested and booked into the Gila County Jail for Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Narcotic Drug for Sale.      Read More »

CASA volunteer Diana Wheeler recognized

On November 30, 2017, the Court Appointed Special Advocate program in Southern Gila County paid special tribute to CASA Diana Wheeler as she celebrated eight years with the program. Over the past eight years, Diana has been assigned to six cases and has been an advocate for fourteen children. Read More »

United Fund announces 2018 Annual Meeting

Globe, AZ, December 11, 2017– Our 2018 Annual Meeting will be held Friday, January 5, 2018 at 12 noon, Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & Museum. 2018 Agencies, Donors, and local employers whose employees give to United Fund through Payroll Deduct are cordially invited to gather for lunch and celebration of the tremendous commitment you all make to the Globe-Miami community! The Annual Meeting is open to the public. RSVP to the Annual Meeting – Maryn Belling, executive director at 928-961-3620 or email at UnitedFund@Cableone.net. Read More »

Bringing the magic of Christmas to local kids, Gila County Landfill staff and volunteers refurbish and distribute over 160 bikes for Holiday.

Each December, Gila County Recycling & Landfill Management presents the community with better-than-new, refurbished bikes, which get distributed to families in need throughout Gila County. This year, the county will distribute a record number of bikes– over 160. A 14 year long tradition, each bike giveaway represents a year’s worth of work by county staff, community members, and inmate laborers. As soon as the bikes are gone each year, they start again. Read More »

Youth Club to host Copper & Cowboys Gala

UPDATE:   The start time for the Gala has been moved up to 5:30pm.     Kohlbeck Community Hero Award to be presented The Cobre Valley Youth Club invites everyone to the 2017 Copper & Cowboys: A Western Holiday Gala on Dec. 8 at the Bullion Plaza gymnsaium. We will be joined, for the first time in Club history, by several other local clubs known for their service to youth. Those include Globe and Miami Rotary Clubs, the Lions Club and the Elks Club. The event features a steak dinner with all of the trimmings catered by Chef Jordan Johnson, followed by a live auction, on Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. Join us as we lay out our vision of the future for the Youth Club and a new Teen Center. The recipient of the Kohlbeck Community Hero Award will also be recognized. Individual tickets are $35 a person. Sponsorships range from $400 to $6,000.  Sponsor benefits include tickets, event recognition and — depending on sponsor level — Web site, social media and other advertising. Contact Aimee Staten, Cobre Valley Youth Club, at 928-651-1781 or aimeejstaten@gmail.com for ticket or sponsor information.  Read More »