Saturday, October 22, 2016

Fluoride and petitions top council agenda

By Laura Swan 
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council met Tuesday night and passed the first reading of the new fluoride ordinance and discussed petitions from citizens about fluoride, firing the city manager and speed bumps.
The council voted to pass the Notice of Intent to Adopt Ordinance O-16-06 Amending Chapter 9, Article 9.5 of the Bisbee City Code Entitled Fluoride in City Water System.
The new ordinance will reduce the fluoridation level to .07 parts per million down from the 1.0 part per million as recommended by the Center for Disease Control.
Bisbee Mayor Ron Oertle, Council Members Eugene Conners, Shirley Doughty, Anna Cline a full story (e-subscribers only)

Locals sweep top spots in Bisbee 1000

 By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Runners and walkers gathered near the Ironman statue in Old Bisbee in preparation for the 4.5-mile fitness challenge Saturday.
Official results for 1325 runners in the 26th annual Bisbee 1000 Great Stair Climb show Bisbee residents taking the top three overall time spots for this year’s event.
Bisbee resident Eric Meter came in first place for the third time at 32 minutes and 31 seconds; Jacob Stewart placed second with a time of 33 minutes and 8 seconds; and Dante Lumpkin placed third with a time of 36 minutes and 18 seconds. 
The top three female finishers in the event were Natalie Cahill from Sierra Vista full story (e-subscribers only)

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