Sunday, September 24, 2017

CM final four selected

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council narrowed the city manager applicants to four Tuesday night at a regular meeting of the council.
After a lengthy executive session the council members were able to narrow the field of applicants down from 13 to four and will now move forward with the interview process.
After coming out of executive session Tuesday night, Bisbee Mayor David Smith said the council decided to invite four candidates to participate in the interview process scheduled for Oct. 17.
Current Interim City Manager Robert Smith is among the four candidates being offered an interview. Along with Smith the council has full story (e-subscribers only)

St. Patrick Church celebrates 100 years

 By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
For a hundred years St. Patrick Catholic Church has been a local place of worship as well as a landmark drawing visitors to marvel at the beautiful architecture and stained glass windows.
St. Patrick Church sits on Higgins Hill, well above Tombstone Canyon Road. Its entry faces south, a stipulation of Thomas Higgins, the Bisbee landowner who had already given the adjacent land occupied by the Loretto Academy, which opened in 1907. Higgins would give additional land for a new church, as long as the new building would face his mine holdings.
Ground broke on Labor Day 1915, and for six months local miners report full story (e-subscribers only)

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