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San Carlos Native American Gospel Music Legend Johnny Curtis Dies

On behalf of the Johnny Curtis family, we are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, brother, pastor and friend Johnny Curtis. He died peacefully this morning 12/20/2019 at a Phoenix, Arizona area hospital-surrounded by his family. In the past four decades; Johnny Curtis has become the …

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Arizona American Indian Festival 2020 coming to Scottsdale, Feb. 8

Two-Day Festival Pays Homage to City of Scottsdale’s Arizona American Indian Heritage SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.  — On Saturday, February 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) — in partnership with Arizona’s 22 Native American tribes …

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Bill introduced to Allow Recreational Concessions on Public Land

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced legislation yesterday to expand recreational concessions, such as mountain bike rentals, paragliding, horseback riding, camping, and ziplining, in order to enhance visitor experience on certain public lands. Guest ContributorGuest Contributors include press releases, guest authors, and columnists who contribute less than 4 times a …

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Tonto National Forest presents Draft Environmental Impact for Pinto Valley Mine project

PHOENIX_Dec 13_The USDA Forest Service released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pinto Valley Mine project for public review and comment. The mining plan of operations submitted by Pinto Valley Mining Corp. proposes to expand existing open-pit copper and molybdenum mining operations from private lands onto National Forest System lands. …

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Tonto Draft Land Management Plan released for public comment

PHOENIX, Dec. 13, 2019 — The Tonto National Forest released a draft land management plan (draft forest plan) and draft environmental impact statement today for public review and comment. The draft forest plan reflects changes in social, economic and ecological conditions since the current plan was approved in 1985. It outlines the …

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Tonto National Monument Participates in Audubon’s 120th Annual Christmas Bird Count

Roosevelt, AZ – Tonto National Monument invites the public to assist with the collection of bird data for the National Audubon Society’s 120th Annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 21, 2019. The bird count will be conducted during Monument hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participants can register …

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Deadline for 2020 Arts Award nominations extended

 The deadline for the 2020 Governor’s Arts Awards nominations has been extended to next Saturday. The City of Globe has received the Arizona Creative Communities grant in 2016 and 2017, according to Economic Development Director Linda Oddonetto. PHOENIX, Ariz. (Dec. 3, 2019):  The deadline to submit nominations for the 399hAnnual …

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National Forest Waives Fees in Celebration of Veterans Day

GLOBE- The Tonto National Forest Supervisor’s Office and all Ranger District offices will close on Monday, November 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Offices will resume regular business hours November 12. The Tonto National Forest also will waive fees at several day-use recreation sites on November 11, in …

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State Board of Education Officially Adopts Seal of Arts Proficiency: Applications open

Students Encouraged to Submit Original Design for the Seal PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 6, 2019): Following the Arizona Department of Education’s (ADE) adoption of the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency for diplomas of graduating seniors who complete a rigorous program of arts study based on state standards, local school districts …

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