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AIA Cancels Winter Sports

PHOENIX, (JANUARY 8, 2021) — Due to the continued presence of Covid-19 and having the nation’s highest rate of coronavirus hospitalizations, the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) made a recommendation on January 7 to the AIA’s Executive Board to cancel the high school winter sports season. SMAC recommended that hospital capacity be considered …

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Health Depart issues update regarding vaccine schedule for Gila County

GILACOUNTY- Gila County Health Department appreciates your patience in this time of COVID-19 vaccine. Our goal is to provide every resident in Gila County the opportunity for a COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC has published extensive recommendations for a phased approach for vaccine delivery within Gila County over the next several …

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Tonto National Forest ends Christmas Tree Burn event due to increased safety concerns

Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 28, 2020 – This year, the Tonto National Forest is asking recreational visitors to refrain from gathering in large groups for the annual Christmas Tree Burn event that occurs annually in early to mid-January. In the past, thousands of visitors have gathered for this unofficial event to burn their spent …

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City of Globe announces grant program for local businesses struggling because of COVID-19

GLOBE- Announcing City of Globe Business Relief Grant The City of Globe Business Relief Grant will provide qualifying businesses with a financial grant* to support the continued viability of the Globe businesses experiencing financial hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to reduce employment losses caused by reductions in …

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Casino touts continuous air disinfection system upon re-opening

San Carlos, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)—The San Carlos Apache Gaming Enterprise (SCAGE) has been anticipating its reopening and the time has finally come.  Apache Gold Casino Resort reopened October 2, 2020 with a comprehensive health and environmental protections.  The SCAGE enhanced protection plan includes continuous surface cleaning and disinfection, hand hygiene protocols, …

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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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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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