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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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Tonto Christmas Tree Permits Available Nov. 18

 The Tonto National Forest will sell over-the-counter Christmas tree permits beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18. Each Christmas tree permit is $15, payable by cash, credit card or personal check. Permits can be purchased at the following locations during hours indicated: Supervisor’s Office: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 …

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Voters overwhelmingly pass override measures for both Miami and Payson schools

Gila County Elections have posted the unofficial votes for two local school overrides showing that Miami approved an override by nearly 72 percent of the voters, while in Payson the measure passed with 68 percent of vote. In a statement issued Wednesday morning, MUSD Superintendent Sherry Dorathy thanked the community …

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USDA Forest Service Resumes Select Timber Management Activities in Tonto National Forest

Court approves stipulation modifying the injunction for certain activities in Arizona and New Mexico  Today, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona issued an order allowing select timber management activities to resume in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona as well as five national forests in New …

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Workshop to help caregivers understand Alzheimers takes place Nov. 4 at CVRMC

Caring for a family member or friend afflicted with Alzheimer’s? Family caregivers as well as professionals are invited to a workshop at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center on Monday, Nov. 4. Heather Mulder, from Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, will speak on the topic “Understanding Alzheimers” and Dorothy Dunn, from the College …

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