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 …Read More »
Miami Memorial Library gets Lobby Upgrade
*Note: This article corrects an error in the recent print edition of our Summer issue which stated the grant for the project was $25,000. It should have read $2,500. GLOBE- It is one woman’s tribute to libraries―and the Miami Memorial Library, to be precise. Artist Patty Sjolin put in 100 hours over …Read More »
Flooding concerns prompt City to suspend vacations and reassign staff to clearing washes.
The City of Globe declared a State of Emergency last night during a special meeting held at City Hall. The declaration allows for more legal and operational latitude by Mayor and Council in managing the very real threat of flooding which the City is facing as a result of the Pinal …Read More »
County threatened by flooding after Pinal Fire moves to mitigate possible damage.
The question is not if flooding will occur, but when it will come and how much damage it may do. At a community meeting in Globe Tuesday night, experts from multiple agencies and local government addressed the threat of flooding in this area as a result of the fire which burned over …Read More »
Public invited to Community Meeting Sunday May 21 to discuss Pinal Fire
The Pinal Fire which began on May 8th due to a lightening strike is a controlled burn which now covers over 1400 acres. It is being allowed to burn underbrush which has accumulated in the area for nearly 65 years since the last fire in 1952. Linda GrossWriter, photographer. …Read More »
Sheriff Department announces seizure of marijuana and oxycodone pills worth over $40,000.
GILA COUNTY- During a traffic stop near Pine, on Hwy 87 milepost 252, Gila County Sheriff detectives from the Drug Task Force discovered approximately 12 bundles of hydroponic marijuana and 57 oxycodone pills, a narcotic drug. The vehicle along with $281 in cash was seized as a part of this investigation. The street …Read More »
Warning to Globe utility customers paying online
Globe recently discovered that a third-party on-line bill pay website which is designed to look like it is affiliated with the city has been collecting payments from local citizens who pay their bills online. The company, DOXO.com charges a fee and has created issues of late-pay notices despite customers paying Doxo on time. …Read More »
Local Vet sees 1st snakebite of the year
Think of the Arizona desert, and the first things that come to mind are probably heat, saguaro cactus―and rattlesnakes. As the saying goes, practically everything in the desert will “stick you, sting you, bite you or burn you.” But for newcomers to the Southwestern desert, the scariest hazard is probably …Read More »
Treating foot pain non-surgically may be the better choice
Eight years ago, a woman came to my office because she was in pain from an ankle injury. The injury had happened 20 years earlier, but now she was experiencing pain every day, whenever she was on her feet. She was scheduled for surgery. At that time I had been …Read More »
A Greek Monastery in the Sonoran Desert
This was first published in print for our Winter Issue in 2011 and later published online, February 5th, 2011. I had heard about St.Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery (located just south of Florence) years ago, and I finally made the time to visit it in June 2011. Although I am not Orthodox, …Read More »