Mayor’s husband and council member
involved in confrontations with local residents
By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Bisbee police officers were called to a Bisbee home on Sept. 28 after receiving a complaint of a verbal altercation.
Florence Scott called the police and reported that on Sept. 28 John Badal, Mayor Adriana Badal’s husband, came to her house and allegedly verbally assaulted her and allegedly threatened to cause harm to Scott’s husband.
According to a witness statement of a third party who was at the Scotts’ home with Florence, said she heard a knock on the door and Florence got up to answer it and she stayed at the table. The witness claims she heard a man’s voice speak to Florence and heard him ask if he cou ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
Runner completes stair climb in less than 28 minutes
By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
The 24th annual Bisbee 1000 Stair Climb and Craft Beer Festival took place on Saturday with about 1,500 participants in this year’s event.
This year’s overall winner, Yonas Mebrahtu of Flagstaff, completed the race in 27 minutes and 45 seconds and the overall female runner, Alicia Nelson of Alamosa, Colo., finished in 33 minutes and 50 seconds.
“It was a tough course,” explained Mebrahtu, who is originally from Eritrea, Africa.
“The 24th annual Bisbee 1000 and third annual Craft Beer Festival were two of the best events that Bisbee Vogue Inc. has ever put on,” said Bisbee Vogue Inc. president Cynthia Conr ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
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