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Linda Gross

Writer, photographer. Passionate foodie, lover of good books and storytelling. Lives in Globe. Plays in the historic district. Travels when possible.

County staff and volunteers lead clean up effort at Pinal Cemetery

Gila County employees turned out this morning to spearhead a clean up of the Pinal Cemetery. Although the call was put out for a community-wide volunteer effort, the workforce this morning wielding rakes, hoes and wheelbarrows was largely all county employees, including Supervisors Cline and Humphrey and Gila County Manager, …

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Chrysotile Mine as it looks today_Photo by Virgil Alexander

Chrysotile, Arizona: First Hand accounts of life at an Asbestos Mine

Chrysotile, Arizona was home to one of Arizona’s most prolific asbestos mines in the early 1900s. At the time there were over a hundred and fifty of these mines found throughout Central Arizona, largely concentrated in the Salt River region. Collectively they produced some 75,000 tons of asbestos from 1913 …

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Freeport-McMoRan Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

This year’s recipients of the Globe-Miami Community Investment Fund were announced at Freeport’s 3rd Quarter Partnership meeting in Globe. The fund,  established in 2012, has distributed $1,326,000 to this region and is governed by a board made up of local community leaders representing diverse organizations and two FMI representatives. The …

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