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Carol Broeder

Carol Broeder
Award winning journalist with over 18 years experience in covering local news and issues affecting rural communities. Married 37 years, my life has taken me from Phoenix to Willcox to Globe. My husband and I are both overjoyed to find ourselves in Globe-Miami, with its rich history and sense of community. This is truly home.

Globe City Council voted to join Hoover Dam power pool.

UPDATE: The Globe City Council voted unanimously at its Jan. 15 meeting to enter into the Municipal Power Exchange (MPX). There was no discussion prior to the vote. _________________________________________________________________________________ Later this month, city council will vote on whether or not Globe should enter into a power pool agreement, known as …

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UPDATE: At Last!! Miami May Have Reached Its CAG Survey Goal

UPDATE_Jan 22: “It looks like we did it,” proclaimed Utilities Coordinator Tash Jerrols, saying that the Town of Miami recently received preliminary good news from Central Arizona Governments (CAG). “You’ve gotten far enough to make the income survey work,” CAG’s Community Development Manager Alan Urban said recently. Town council members …

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Miami Police add radar units to curb speeding

Speeding through Miami without getting caught is about to become more difficult.  With a grant of $8,563 from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (AZGOHS), the Miami Police Department bought five radars earlier this month. They are currently being installed and every patrol car in the department should have …

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Cleaning up the towns: Blight Busters seeks $600,000 regional grant

That’s the idea behind the Copper Corridor Blight Buster Coalition (CCBB), formed by the collaboration of five area communities—Globe, Miami, Kearny, Hayden, and Winkelman—to clean up blighted buildings in the Copper Corridor. Superior Mayor Mila Besich calls blight “an ongoing struggle” for all communities in the Copper Corridor. “It’s across …

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A bridge so far: Gila County yet to receive federal funds for Tonto Creek Bridge, but not for lack of trying

A proposed bridge over Tonto Creek is gaining statewide attention after the tragic drowning of three Valley children Nov. 29 at the Bar-X Crossing. For nearly 20 years, Gila County has applied unsuccessfully for federal funds for the proposed Tonto Creek Bridge, near Tonto Basin. The county learned in November …

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