Bisbee stash house busted
By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
A stash house containing 1,600 pounds of marijuana was discovered in Bisbee last Tuesday afternoon after a tip from an earlier bust led special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security to the home in the 100 block of Well Avenue.
According to a press release from the Department of Homeland Security, “The enforcement actions culminating in the seizures began unfolding Tuesday, June 23, after U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents in Naco located a vehicle containing over 2,600 pounds of marijuana. A short time later, HSI special agents, following up on lea ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
Public is missing at BUSD budget public hearing
By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Unified School District held a public hearing and special meeting last Tuesday night where they discussed at length the 2015/16 budget as well as went into executive session.
Ultimately, the board approved the proposed $6.9 million budget in a special session but only after an extensive critique and review over several line items of the budget during the public hearing in which no members of the public were present or commented.
In regard to School-Sponsored Athletics, the board reviewed the item that shows $110,252 total budgeted amount for 2015/16, which is a 36.2 percent increase to last y ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
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The Bisbee Observer serves an area of more than 10,000 residents in the communities of Bisbee, Douglas, Naco, McNeal, Double Adobe, and Palominas / Hereford, Sierra Vista, in Southern Arizona.
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