Arizona Historian, Doug Hocking presents Heroic Opening
of the Southwest at the next Hardscrabble featuring the
story of a topographical engineer who rode with General
Kearny in the 1846 conquest of New Mexico, Arizona and
California, Wednesday September 18th, 6:30 at Bullion
The USDA Forest Service released its Draft Environmental
Impact Statement for the Resolution Copper project and
land exchange. The required 90-day comment period ends
on November 7th. Five public meetings will be held to
answer questions and gather feedbac. The meeting in Globe
is on Thursday evening September 19th from 5:30 to 8 at the
High Desert Middle School Auditorium.
Think you're a great cook when it comes to ribs, rib eyes, or
ground beef? Participate in the All American Beef cookoff,
on Opening Night of the Gila County Fair, Thursday
September 19th. Individuals, teams, amateurs and
professionals are al welcome. There's a Salsa Contest
too-and entries are free. Read the rules at
Chamber of Commerce, or call tanner at 928-200-0033.
Gila County's first annual Open Dog Agility and Rally
Competition is happening at the Gila County Fair on Friday
September 20th at 1 PM. If you have a well mannered dog or
puppy, show off your skills as a trainer. No experience
necessary, no age limits. If you're alive and have an obedient
dog, you're qualified. Pick up applications a the Chamber of
Commerce or wherever fair books are sold, or call Malissa at
It's the 6th Annual Dylan Earven Foundation 5K 1K Walk
Run, Bike Trike Race, and Bike Raffle. Saturday September
28th. Starting at 1:30 in the afternoon, there'll be food, fun
and superheroes. The Bike Trike race begins at 4, the walk
run at 4:30. To pre-register go to
It's Fun, Food, Drink and Chihuahuas at Miami Fiesta, on
the lawn at Bullion Plaza on Saturday September 28th. The
events kick off at 9 AM with a “Liberty & Freedom” parade
down Sullivan Street to Bullion Plaza. Cash prizes for the
top entries. Music and entertainment alternate hourly, with
mariachi bands, traditional ballet dancers, a charro horse
show, kids games, food trucks, a beer garden- and of course
those Chihuahua races. Get more info at Miami Town Hall
or call Susan at 602-510-1809.
Work has begun on the Pinto Creek Bridge project. Expect
delays, flaggers and pilot cars weekdays from 7AM to 3 PM.
By the end of the month there'll be full closures Tuesday
and Thursday mornings from 9 to 1.
They're going up: The fees to camp on the Tonto. As of
October 1st, you'll be paying more on most Tonto National
Forest campgrounds: Timber Camp in the Globe district
goes from $10 to $16. At Roosevelt Lake, Cholla and
Windy Hill go from $20 to $25 for a single space, $50 for a
double. Schoolhouse goes from $12 to $20 for a single and
$40 for a double. Seniors with an interagency pass have fees
reduced by 50%.
You can still recycle in the Globe Miami area. The bins
around town were removed due to chronic misuse, but you're
welcome to take your recyclables directly to the Russell
Gulch Landfill. There are separate bins for paper and
plastic. Cardboard is not acceptable in the paper bin.
Plastics are limited to empty drink bottles-no detergent
bottles or other plastics.
Did you hear that the Arizona Corporation Commission
passed an emergency rule forbidding APS from shutting
off power to delinquent customers. The rule is in effect until
October 15th, to protect customers during the hottest months
of the year. You've still got to pay your bills and cutoffs will
happen, but not before mid October. If you're having trouble
keeping up with electric bills, call APS at 800 253-9405
weekdays 9 to 5.
Every day, millions of Americans live with mental illness or
addiction. But fear of stigma and feelings of isolation keep
many people from seeking the help they need. With the right
help and support, people can recover to lead happier,
healthier lives. Treatment is available and recovery is
possible, but overcoming stigma is a critical first step. You're
The Town of Miami is conducting a survey to determine the
average income of residents. If you live within the town
limits, please get a survey from the Miami Town Hall on
Sullivan Street and fill it out. It's totally confidential, and it
will help the town secure funding for a street improvement
American fighters go to war. If all goes well, they come
home. But not everyone makes it all the way home. Over
half a million current war fighters will return with PTSD.
For over 45 years, Help Heal Veterans has crafted a way to
help veterans create their way back. Learn more at
Did you know that hearing loss is the 3rd most common
chronic health condition in the US? 48 million adults
experience some degree of loss. Consistent exposure to
moderately loud sounds, as well as exposure to a single loud
sound can cause irreversible damage. Walk away from noisy
places, turn down the sound when using headphones, wear
earplugs if your job exposes you loud sounds, and eat
healthy to provide nutrients. For more information, visit
The Rock, Salvation Army Preschool/Daycare is accepting
children 3 to 12 years old. For preschoolers, kids learn
letters, number, shapes and colors. The goal is to have
children ready to start kindergarten. In the after school
daycare program, kids do their homework, read for 20
minutes and then have free time. Two snacks, lunch and a
safe healthy environment on the menu at the Rock. Call
928-425-4011 for more info.
The Cobre Valley Institute of Technology offers a way for
high schoolers to jump start their college education with
tuition free college credit courses, a well as wide variety of
industrial certification programs at no charge including
cosmetology; welding; medical, dental and nursing assistant;
and fire science. Applications are open, not only to local
public high school attendees but the charter, online and even
home schooled students.
The opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives, including
young adults. If you have an opioid prescription, these drugs
carry risks. You can help reduce risks by requesting that your
prescriptions limited to only three days. Also, properly
dispose of unused medications. For more information, go to
the website, shatterproof.org.
Al-Anon supports the friends and families of alcoholics,
whether the alcoholic recognizes a drinking problem or not.
There are weekly meetings Monday afternoons at 5 at St.
John's Church on Oak Street in Globe.
Are you and food not on speaking terms-- or speaking too
much? Overeaters Anonymous may be for you. The group
meets every Tuesday at noon at Saint John's Church in
Globe. For more information please call 520-391-0680.
Do you think you have a drinking problem? If so Alcoholics
Anonymous may be able to help. There are meetings every
day Monday through Sunday at 7:00 PM at 113 S. Pine
Street in Globe. Phone 928-425-4557 for more information
and leave a message. Someone will return your call as soon
You are not alone. No matter what’s got you down, there is
help. Sometimes the best help of all is taking to someone.
So, call the Arizona Crisis Line at 877-756-4090, 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week. It’s completely confidential. And if life
has become completely intolerable, before you take that final
step, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
800-273-8255. Someone will answer, any time, every day.
Play Bingo the first and third Tuesday night of every month
in Miami at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church
Hall. Early Bird games start at 6. Local residents over 18
are welcome. Sponsored by the local Catholic Daughters of
Do you struggle with dizziness or loss of balance? Do you
have difficulty concentrating or have ringing in your ears?
These could be symptoms of a vestibular disorder, which can
affect the inner ear and the brain. These symptoms are
invisible and are often overlooked. But, there is hope. Learn
more about these disorders at vestibular.org or call
Are you a victim of a crime? Are you low income and unable
to afford an attorney? Southern Arizona Legal Aid may be
able to help you with free civil legal help. Southern Arizona
Legal Aid is a private law firm that has been providing free
legal assistance since 1951. Find out more and apply online
Need a ride locally? Cobre Valley Community Transit can
help. Disabled and in need of transportation? CVCT can
come to your door, for only a dollar! Senior and student
discounts too. Call 473-8222.
Need a ride out of town? Check out Ride Share of Globe.
Valley medical or airport drop off $50. round trip to the East
Valley $60; Round trip to Phoenix or Tucson $80. Pickup at
your door. Phone 928-200-8928 to make a reservation.