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BISBEE — After going head to head with a resident about who owns a retaining wall on Okay Street for the past two years, the City Council approved a settlement during Tuesday’s meeting.

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BISBEE — The new Bisbee Saturday Market will celebrate its grand opening Saturday at 9 a.m. in Vista Park, and residents and vendors could not be happier to have a farmers market back under the welcome shade of trees and handicap-friendly walkways.

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An observance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, in Vista Park in Bisbee near the rose garden. 

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BISBEE — Even though some school districts in Cochise County have opted to reinstate mask mandates, Bisbee Unified School District decided to stick to just recommending students wear them, particularly if they have not been vaccinated.

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BISBEE — As always, Bisbee will be a hotspot for Labor Day weekend with a number of events, a little time travel and a free concert, if you come early.

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BISBEE — After walking by a fire extinguisher hanging in City Hall, City Manager Steve Pauken and Fire Marshal Jim Richardson wondered just how many staff members knew how to actually use one and decided to offer a training session.

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BISBEE — The Arizona Department of Transportation announced there will be daily lane restrictions on State Route 80 due to a rockfall removal project which is scheduled to begin the week of Aug. 23.

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BISBEE — Although seven nonprofit organizations applied for grants from the America Recovery Act Program and hoped to get the all-important check to help their bottom lines, the city’s elected officials declined to approve any for the time being.

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BISBEE — The Altered Books Show and Auction sponsored by Friends of the Copper Queen Library has wowed art lovers and collectors with the creative works of artists and crafters made from old, unused books.

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BISBEE — Moving forward with the city’s workforce affordable housing initiative, the mayor and City Council approved the notice of intent to adopt an ordinance to accept the transfer of property at 300 Campbell St.

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BISBEE — The city has a new Ward 2 councilman — Mel Sowid — chosen unanimously by the Mayor and Council from a field of five candidates, who requested to be considered for the vacancy left by Joan Hansen.

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COCHISE COUNTY — It’s unclear whether the corporation that was awarded the state license to operate one more cannabis dispensary in Cochise County will open in Douglas as originally planned, officials say.

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BISBEE — Bisbee’s historic Copper Queen Library has been a vital resource to the community for 114 years and for a building of its age, it is in remarkable, sound condition, though there are a number of things that need to be done.

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BISBEE — Two important decisions were made during the July 8 special meeting of the Bisbee mayor and City Council — the first, to seek a community development planner; the second, to move forward to the design phase on the multiuse path around the Lavender Pit which has received substantial …

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BISBEE — In front of well more than 100 people, Mike Frosco, Bisbee’s “Mr. Baseball,” received a special retirement honor Saturday as the Bisbee High Alumni Association and Bisbee Unified School District dedicated the ball diamond at the historic Warren Ballpark to him for his 55 years servi…

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COCHISE COUNTY — School leaders and officials in Bisbee and Sierra Vista unified school districts are reflecting on the importance of their summer remediation programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BISBEE — On Wednesday, longtime Bisbee City Councilwoman Joan Hansen turned in her letter of resignation.