Sunday, January 25, 2015

City explores intent and funding of OPSG

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
In an effort to answer concerns and questions from members of the community about Operation StoneGarden, the Bisbee City Council held a work session Tuesday night to hear a presentation on the StoneGarden program that the Bisbee Police Department participates in.
Bisbee Police Department Sergeant Robert Coronado presented the information and had several pieces of equipment on display to reference and represent some of the benefits of receiving Operation StoneGarden grant funds.
Operation StoneGarden is a program used to enhance law enforcement preparedness and operational readiness along the land borders of t full story (e-subscribers only)

Baer awarded Arizona Art Tank top grant

 By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
Local Central School Project artist Gretchen Baer received a total of $11,000 in grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts and APS last Tuesday when she competed in this year’s Arizona Art Tank.
The event took place at the Star Studios in Lowell on the evening of Jan. 13, where nine grant applicants gave six-minute presentations directed at encouraging the eight panelists and the audience to choose their projects to fund. Baer was able to win the votes of the panelists as well as the audience with her project entitled Paint Your Town!
“Paint Your Town will be a painted van, an art car, filled with ar full story (e-subscribers only)

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