Saturday, August 27, 2016

Voting machines certified after delay

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Cochise County Elections Department passed certification Monday after a misspelling delayed the passing last Friday.
Cochise County Elections Director Katie Howard confirmed to The Bisbee Observer Monday the Logic and Accuracy tests have been completed by the state and passed certification and are good to go for next week’s primary election.
According to Howard a spelling mistake occurred in a Spanish word on a voting machine touch screen causing the delay of the certification on Friday but the error was corrected and the county Logic and Accuracy test of the election equipment was completed Monday and ce full story (e-subscribers only)

Annual garden tour features Warren area

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Bloomers are hosting their 15th annual Garden Tour featuring gardens in the Warren area of Bisbee this year.
This year’s tour will take place Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are available at Finders Keepers, High Desert Market and at Vista Park. Tickets are $10.
According to Bisbee Bloomers president Kay Lynn Cummings, the money raised for the garden tour is used to support local projects. “We use the money for projects to support the parks we have adopted, Grassy Park and the Rose Garden. We have adopted many trees, mostly on the Vista. We support other groups such as the Communi full story (e-subscribers only)

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