Claypool, AZ

Silver King Mine: a shiny nugget of Pinal County history

Two miners standing in front of a 20-stamp mill at Pinal CityArizona Geological Survey. (SUPERIOR, AZ) - The mining of precious minerals in the 1800’s is a rich part of Arizona’s history. While Arizona is known for the copper boom, there are many other minerals - like silver and other metals - that played a key role in the mining industry and later led to the population boom in our state.
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San Carlos Apache Tribe looks at options following court's ruling on Oak Flat

The San Carlos Apache tribe has issued a statement following last week’s rejection of a challenge to the Resolution Copper mine located about 60 miles east of Phoenix in Tonto National Forest. Although the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against Apache Stronghold was a setback, other lawsuits...
Arizona Silver Belt

Miami volleyball preparing for new season

Summer heat is not the only thing spiking in Miami, Arizona. Volleyball is two weeks into their open gym summer program and participation is high. With camp right around the corner the volleyball Vandals of Miami are wasting no time in their efforts to prepare for their next season. Passion....
Arizona Silver Belt

Cobre Valley Independence Day Celebration planned

The Cobre Valley Independence Day Celebration is back and better than ever. We the American people mark two hundred and forty-six years of independence this July 4th, and the blessings of our liberty which we have shared with the world. On this most sacred of American holidays, we do not celebrate barbecue and trips to the lake. We do not celebrate fireworks and firecrackers. We celebrate our independence as a nation and liberty as individuals. We remember the sacrifices of our ancestors who made our celebrating possible. This we do under the waving colors of our flag.

Students at Northwestern High School on their way to being CNAs

The day after the last day of school at Northwestern High School, a group of students returned. They are part of the first CNA class put on at their school. On Monday, a moment to celebrate their final day of the class. The Superior Chamber of Commerce marked the occasion with a ribbon cutting.
Arizona Silver Belt

Escobedo named Boys Athlete of the Year

A three-sport star at Miami High School, Gabe Escobedo recently brought home one of the state’s top athletic honors. Escobedo, who graduated in 2022, was named Boys Athlete of the Year at the June 11 Arizona High School Sports Awards, held at Arizona State University’s Gammage Theater in Tempe. The award honored his senior season accomplishments in football, basketball and baseball; Escobedo excelled in all three sports throughout his four years as a Vandal.
Arizona Silver Belt

Globe City Council briefed on pool project, budgets

Renovation work on Globe’s Community Center Pool is moving ahead, but the long awaited re-opening day – originally targeted for this July 4 – has been pushed back to around mid-July. The Globe City Council’s June 14 meeting included a presentation on the project by Structural Preservation...

Arizona man killed when tree fell on mobile home in Minnesota during storm

ALEXANDRIA, MN (3TV/CBS 5) - Debbie Bunney is still trying to wrap her head around the freak accident that happened on vacation in Minnesota. A powerful storm moved through the area, causing a tree to fall on top of their mobile home. She said it killed her husband instantly. Debbie and her husband Mark met in Globe, Arizona. They have been married for 43 years. They loved their hometown but decided to buy a mobile home in Alexandria, Minnesota, three years ago, where Debbie has family. They’d go there during the summers to escape the Arizona heat.