On Tuesday, the citizens and business owners of the city of Globe will have an opportunity to let the city council know what they think about the possibility of re-opening local businesses. The Globe City Council will hold a virtual special meeting at 5:30 p.m. on April 21. Mayor Al …Read More »
This Earth Day sees unprecedented rollback of environmental regulations.
Hidden Effect of the Coronavirus While the nation is coping with coronavirus impacts and precautions, countless Americans are dealing with new realities such as unemployment, food scarcity, and isolation through social distancing. For most of us, this means prioritizing the things in our lives that mean the most such as …Read More »
A Look at Covid-19 – March
Each month we will look at a cross section of reports from around the world and locally which offers a snapshot of the pandemic. Pandemic by the Numbers “You cannot fight a fire blindfolded, and we cannot stop this pandemic if we don’t know who is infected. We have a …Read More »
Forest Service updates users on recreational usage in TontoNationalForest
PHOENIX, April 3, 2020 — In response to the rapidly changing circumstances related to the COVID19 pandemic, many day-use sites, restrooms and other developed recreation facilities on the Tonto National Forest are currently closed, however, the vast majority of the general Forest area will remain available to visitors who …Read More »
City of Globe Opens Walk-up Customer Service Windows. Limits entrance by appt.
City of Globe Opens Walk-up Customer Service Windows at City Hall.Entrance in to Building will be by Appointment or with Staff Escort (Globe, AZ, April 1, 2020) The City of Globe will be opening two walk-up customer service windows to better serve residents visiting City Hall, and to limit access …Read More »
Confusion surrounding Governor’s Stay-at-home order, prompts clarification from city.
(Globe AZ, March 31, 2020) On March 30, 2020, Governor Ducey issued executive Order 2020-18 ordering people to “limit their time away from their residency” in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Governor’s goal is to promote social distancing, limit social gatherings, and reduce non-essential travel. This Executive …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Hospital issues updated Response Plan
March 30_ CVRMC- Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center (CVRMC) has moved to the next level of precaution in their “COVID-19 Response Plan.” NOTE: Update item #6 as of March 31 There are currently two entry points at the hospital, the Main Entrance and the Emergency Entrance. The following is the …Read More »
Cable company assures public they can handle spike in internet usage
March 27, 2020 – Phoenix, AZ – Whether working from home, taking a class online, tuning into a fitness program, or live streaming a religious service, a reliable internet connection is more essential now than ever – and Sparklight’s network is designed to handle the demand. “We understand the importance of …Read More »
Gila County confirms first case of Covid-19
Globe, AZ – The Gila County Public Health Department has confirmed its first positive case of COVID-19 in Gila County. The case is a Town of Payson resident, female, in her 40’s. The case appears to be travel related; no evidence of community spread at this time. Additionally, the threat …Read More »