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SIERRA VISTA — The Upper San Pedro Partnership Nov. 18 launched the first of a series of meetings to be held over the next year to gain insight for the proposed web–based Hydrologic Information Portal for the Upper San Pedro Basin.

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BISBEE — Though the Cochise County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended denial, the Board of Supervisors approved a rezoning request of 4.43 acres from SR–43 (one single family residence per 43,000 square feet) to RU–4 (one single family home per four acres) during Tuesday’s meeting.

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BISBEE — After discussing the matter in executive session closed to the public, the Bisbee mayor and City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to approve funding of $4,999 for the Friends of the Bisbee Animal Shelter to run the shelter for 30 more days unless a response from a new request for proposal …

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BISBEE — The three schools in the Bisbee Unified School District will return to remote learning on Monday, Nov. 23, as the positive cases of COVID–19 continue to increase in the county, which reported 595 active cases on Tuesday.

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BISBEE — A letter from City Manager Theresa Coleman has left Friends of the Bisbee Animal Shelter confused and concerned for the welfare of the animals in the city-owned animal shelter.

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BISBEE — Two years ago, a near miss on a bicycle led a mother of a toddler to decide someone needed to improve the safety for riders in Bisbee, as many choose to ride bikes rather than crank up pollution-producing vehicles, and still many others choose to bike or walk from borough to borough…

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BISBEE — More students are electing to go to school on campus in the Bisbee Unified School District, even though county cases of COVID–19 are on the rise.

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BISBEE — The city will be moving City Hall again, this time to the Lowell neighborhood, into the former Freeport McMoRan, Inc., (FMI), soils building at 76 Erie St. in the near future.

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BISBEE — There is a new store on Main Street in Old Bisbee and it is one that fills a niche when it comes to kid-friendly places.

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BISBEE — Coming up with new ways to raise funds can always be challenging, but not so for the Friends of the Bisbee Animal Shelter (FBAS) who just kicked off a silent auction “Feather Our Nest” last week.

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BISBEE — “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” wrote Barbara Joe Cayer in a letter to the Bisbee mayor and council, and it was the main gist of those Bisbee citizens opposed to the Request For Proposals for a contractor to run the Bisbee Animal Shelter posted Oct. 13 by City Manager Theresa Coleman.

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BISBEE — It didn’t take long for Benson to defeat Bisbee Thursday night and extend its streak to seven games.

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BISBEE — Approval of a request to use Bisbee for location shots will depend on the response of Warm Spring Productions to questions on the purpose of using the city as a film location for a Fox News documentary hosted by Lara Logan concerning violence at the border.

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BISBEE — A contract with Friends of the Bisbee Animal Shelter to continue its oversight of the city shelter cannot be renewed due to the $80,000-a-year price tag, which by state procurement law, the Bisbee City Charter and city code requires the city to put such a contract out for bid.

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BISBEE — While online and hybrid classes of students attending in person school two days a week and two days at home seemed to be a reasonable answer to controlling the spread of COVID-19, Bisbee Unified School District principals reported those at home days are not as productive as hoped.

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BISBEE — According to Bisbee native Francine Powers, there is a part of the city’s history that extends beyond the records in old newspapers and history books. As part of Arcadia Publishing’s Haunted America series, Powers explores this paranormal history in her new book, “Haunted Bisbee.” I…

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BISBEE — Once again, the City of Bisbee will move its operations from the county buildings on Tovreaville Road to the former Freeport McMoRan soils building in Lowell.

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BISBEE — She knocked the ball out of the park with the renovations that turned a historic home into uniquely Bisbee lodging accommodations, but the latest one she smacked may never be found as her latest endeavor, the strikingly beautiful Hacienda Del Avion at the Bisbee Airport, flung open …

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BISBEE — As soon as you walk in the door, you instantly realize this store is something special as its racks of vintage, ‘70s style fashions catch your eye and the tunes on the old-timey jukebox catch your ears.

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BISBEE — “We have to do what we can to keep these kids in school, and sports does that.”

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BISBEE — According to reports by the school principals at the Bisbee Unified School District meeting Tuesday, the first day of the hybrid schedule classes went well with just one main problem — the lack of the required home health screening forms for each student.

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BISBEE — A collection of more than 1,000 mineral specimens originating from Bisbee mines will be returned home in the near future and put up for sale at the Bisbee Mine Tour gift shop.