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Chairman Rambler responds to withdrawal of Resolution Copper FEIS

San Carlos Apache Reservation Chairman Terry Rambler Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it is directing the Tonto Nation Forest to rescind the Final Environmental impact Statement and draft Record of Decision for the proposed Resolution Copper Mine. This action stops the transfer of Oak Flat, land that …

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Griffin Fire Grows. Communities Remain in ‘Set’ and ‘Go’ mode.

  Griffin Fire Grows, Communities Remain in “Set” and “Go”  Ko’ Ba Nagoni i’  Fire crews worked throughout the night to build and burn out along existing roads southeast of the Griffin Fire to protect homes along the Highway 60 corridor and keep the fire from moving toward Cutter. Crews today …

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Monday, August 24, 2020 Salt & Griffin Update 

  Griffin Fire Continues to Progress into the Sevenmile Drainage  Ko’ Ba Nagoni i’    Salt Fire  Location: 11 miles north of Globe, AZ near the junction of Hwy. 188 and SR 288  Cause: Lightning  Size: 20,809 acres  Percent containment: 57%  Vegetation: Sonoran Desert Grass and Brush  Fire Strategy: Full Suppression      Griffin Fire  Location: 5 …

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CVRMC announces Blitz Testing program starting May 16th

Earlier this month Governor Doug Ducey announced the state would conduct a blitz of covid-19 testing to take place on three consecutive weekends. According to the Governors’ office the testing was being done (1) to determine the extent of the population affected by COVID-19 and allow intelligent decisions to be …

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Arizona ramps up testing in “blitz” designed to test thousands beginning May 2.

The next three Saturdays, several providers will be participating in the Arizona Testing Blitz which anticipates testing 30 – 60K people over the three week period.  PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced that the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), in partnership with healthcare partners across the state, are …

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Stay at Home order issued by Gov. Ducey for all but essential activities

 The order states that Arizona residents must limit their time away from home except when involved in “essential activities,” work or volunteering in “essential functions,” using any services or products provided by essential businesses, and employment if they are a sole proprietor or family-owned business who works in an office …

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Mayor Besich and 8 other Mayors ask Governor Ducey to issue Stay-At-Home order

March 30, 2020 Dear Governor Ducey: In acknowledgement of recent empirical findings that support social distancing as an effective mechanism by which to slow the spread of COVID-19, we as mayors representing millions of vulnerable Arizonans fervently urge Governor Ducey to issue a Stay-At-Home order for the state. We understand …

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