Monday, July 28, 2014

City tables Freeport settlement agreement

By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council voted to table a $100,000 settlement agreement from Freeport Minerals Corporation at its regular session meeting last Tuesday.
After several minutes of discussion and hearing from the public in regard to the matter, the council voted unanimously to table the agenda item that would offer $100,000 compensation for the roads the city claims have been damaged by Freeport’s operations.
 “At some point we need to move forward and we need to do something. $100,000 is not a lot of money. On the other hand, it can be a lot of money depending on how we use it and how we apply it to the stree ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

HERO Equality Walk team comes to Bisbee

 By Kym Kennedy
The Bisbee Observer
A team from HERO Equality Walk returned to Bisbee on Sunday to continue raising awareness for “a world free of discrimination with equal rights and dignity for all.” They met with Council Member Eugene Conners and the Bisbee Pride Committee at WHyld Ass Coffee House and Restaurant. The team, dressed in bright red T-shirts and carrying signs then proceeded to walk a few miles in Bisbee. 
Each year they walk one mile for every year Arizona has been a state without full legal recognition of its LGBTQ citizens. This year they will walk 102 miles. They use these walks to speak to local citizens, faith communities ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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