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Old Dominion Mine Park project receives prestigious Merit Award from BHP Billiton

A mine park in Globe-Miami was recognized recently by BHP Billiton’s world wide network of properties with a Merit Award.  If you’ve lived in Globe-Miami a long time, you might remember when the Old Dominion Mine was an unused mine site, with crumbling foundations, eroded tailing piles and rusting machinery. …

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County launches new technology to keep Gila County residents safe & informed during a crisis.

  Gila County’s Office of Health and Emergency Management has partnered with the award-winning company Everbridge to instantly disseminate life-saving information in the critical moments at the onset of a crisis. Available now, the Everbridge Mass Notification System is an opt-in program that immediately sends key information through any combination of email, …

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This Arizona High School Has a Waiting List for Japanese

Contributed by: Amanda Rollins Japanese Language Program Coordinator as published in JapanFoundation LA Miami Junior/Senior High School in a rural part of Arizona educates fewer than 600 students from grades 7 to 12. Last year, some students discovered that their new English teacher Dan Hill is also licensed to teach Japanese. They …

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Architecture School plans a public exhibition of student work at Center for Arts

The seven FLLW (Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture) Studio students will present their designs and proposed interventions for Broad Street that will help revitalize the downtown corridor of Globe. The students took on an dditional project, and have also worked to produce the design or a community garden in …

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Tonto National Monument is an archaeology treasure located in Tonto Basin

By: Jean Sullivan Tucked away in canyons high above Roosevelt Lake stand two 700 –year-old cliff dwellings inhabited by a multi-ethnic group that archaeologists have named the “Salado”.  Salado dwellings were located along the Salt River, Tonto Basin and in Globe (Besh Ba Gowah and Gila Pueblo). Archaeologists believe these …

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Making the Most of our Magnificent Prickly Pear

Story by Gina Gentry McElroy Cheri’s Desert Harvest products will be represented at this year’s Prickly Pear Festival.  Who knew so much could come from a desert cactus? Cheri Romanoski, that’s who. A native Tucsonan who grew up appreciating the desert and its natural resources, Cheri took it upon herself …

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