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Local business owner asks city leaders why more isn’t done to market small business

TO: City of Globe, Mayor, Council RE:  Marketing money I have always wondered why Globe does NOTHING to market itself outside of its borders.  We have Besh ba Gowah, The 1910 Jail, The beautiful Center or the Arts,  Pinal Mountain hiking/camping, the lake, Tonto and many other wonderful spots but …

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Firefighters responding to 4 new wildfires on the Tonto Basin Ranger District

PHOENIX, Nov. 3, 2020 – Tonto National Forest firefighters are responding to four separate lightning-caused fires in the area of Jake’s Corner and Highway 188. The 604 Fire is the largest fire at approximately 20 acres in size.  At this time, there are six engines, three crew modules and one helicopter assigned, …

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National Bank of Arizona® helps Gila County businesses obtain more than $7,000,000 in PPP funding.

PHOENIX, Arizona; October 26, 2020 – National Bank of Arizona has announced today that it has helped 103 businesses in Gila County obtain $7,304,900 in funding through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This funding helped save 1,018 jobs from the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19. “The Paycheck Protection Program provided tremendous …

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Resolution Copper fulfills back-to-school needs for hundreds of local students and teachers

Superior, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2020 – Resolution Copper announced today that the company has awarded more than $185,000 in grants to five local school districts for the upcoming school year. Along with supplying personal protective equipment (PPE) for teachers and students, the funds will ensure that up to 600 students in …

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Intersection at North Broad Street and Hwy 60 to be closed for a week beginning September 18th.

Update from City of Globe: Globe,Az-  Announcing that the intersection of North Broad Street/US 60 entrance (only) will be closed for a week beginning at 7:00 AM, Friday, September 18th. It will reopen by 7:00 AM, Saturday, September 25th. Arizona Eastern Railroad will have a Bridge Crew working on the …

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Fire Update Aug 29: Outflow Winds and Flash Flooding a Concern with Thunderstorms Today

Griffin, Meddler, Alder, Rock House , Juniper Fires – August 29, 2020 Morning Update   Griffin Fire:      61, 995 acres     44% contained                  Cause: Lightning                               Grass and Brush The Griffin Fire (started 8/17) has merged with the Gin Fire (started 8/16) and Champion Fire (started 8/23). Location: 5 miles northeast of Globe, AZ in the Apache mountains west of Hwy 60  Meddler Fire: 4,452 acres         84% contained                  Cause: Under Investigation          Grass …

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Monday, August 24, 2020 Salt & Griffin Update 

  Griffin Fire Continues to Progress into the Sevenmile Drainage  Ko’ Ba Nagoni i’    Salt Fire  Location: 11 miles north of Globe, AZ near the junction of Hwy. 188 and SR 288  Cause: Lightning  Size: 20,809 acres  Percent containment: 57%  Vegetation: Sonoran Desert Grass and Brush  Fire Strategy: Full Suppression      Griffin Fire  Location: 5 …

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