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United Fund requests clarification from Taliesin and outlines their mission to serve the community in 2017

The vision of the United Fund of Globe-Miami Inc. (UF) is based upon improving lives through the donations that the citizens and businesses make towards the supported agencies.  It states “Supporting local nonprofits since 1964 to improve lives by making our communities a better place to live and work.” With …

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Photographers and visitors flock to Besh Ba Gowah to view luminarias on Dec. 18th

Don’t miss Globe’s most famously festive holiday event: the one-night-only Festival of Lights when more than 1,000 luminarias light the walls of the rebuilt Besh Ba Gowah pueblo archaeological park in the city of Globe. Admission is free (donations always welcome, though); events start at sunset with a charming evening of breathtaking beauty, …

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Gila County gears up for their Christmas tradition of giving away ‘better-than-new’ bikes on Dec. 8th

Each December, Gila County Recycling & Landfill Management presents the community with nearly 150 better-than-new, refurbished bikes, which get distributed to families in need throughout the county. A thirteen-year-long tradition, each bike giveaway represents a year’s worth of work by county staff, community members, and inmate laborers. As soon as …

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Picket Post Mansion opens for rare tour Dec. 10-11

West-facing walls and windows of historic Picket post House are all that most people have ever seen of the 7,000 square foot mansion — but after a five-year hiatus, two special weekends of public tours return Dec. 10-11, and also Jan. 7-8. Guest ContributorGuest Contributors include press releases, guest authors, …

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Bill Conway recognized as Rancher of the Year-Update

*This post has been updated with information supplied by the Gila County Cattle Growers Association The 2nd Annual GCCGA Holiday Salute to Ranching Dinner-Dance and Auction was held Saturday, November 19, 2016, at the Gila County Fairgrounds.  Following a mouth-watering steak dinner, the Globe-Miami Regional Chamber of Commerce presented the …

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Traditional toys and caring adult interactions are best for young kids’ learning

Globe-Miami-Payson, November 2016– When it comes to promoting learning for children 5 and younger, basic toys and quality time with adults are the best gifts an infant, toddler or preschooler can receive. But what about all those flashy, electronic toys with lights and sounds that we see advertised so much …

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Supervisor Martin to Serve as President of the County Supervisors Association

  (Phoenix, November 18, 2016)—Gila County Supervisor Tommie Cline Martin was unanimously elected by her colleagues to serve as President of the County Supervisors Association (CSA) at the November 17, 2016, meeting of the CSA Board of Directors.   “This is a tremendous honor,” Supervisor Martin said.  “I am looking …

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