Post pandemic, Bisbee Net is going to publish stories about Bisbee’s famous and infamous legends, starting with Green Bush, the gentleman who Green Bush Draw is named after. We are refreshing our themes and graphics too.
Author: Charles August
Trump Authorizes Lethal Force on Mexican Border
President Trump’s U.S. military deployment at the southern border has been authorized to use lethal force in response to civil disturbances at ports of entry, according to Pentagon documents obtained exclusively by The Young Turks.
The documents, marked For Official Use Only (“FOUO”), reveal that during civil disturbance operations, certain military personnel have been granted “lethal capability” to protect soldiers in riot control formation at ports of entry. Military personnel are also permitted, the documents show, to use “deadly force” to protect other personnel engaged in border security operations and even to protect property.”
CNN Investigates Vigneto Village and Interior Department Favors
A proposed housing development in Arizona was put on hold in 2017 because of environmental concerns, but a secret meeting between the developer and the man President Trump would appoint as Interior Secretary led to the deal getting back on…
Run Coyote Run Films Another Season in Naco, Sonora
Gustavo Loza returns to Naco, Sonora to direct and produce Run Coyote Run. This ‘dramedy’ has been renewed by Fox for another season on Mexican television.
Bisbee City Hall Fire Investigation Complete – Arson Ruled Out
Early on Wednesday morning, the Bisbee City Hall caught fire and burned. The structure has been declared a crime scene and the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms investigators have been called for assistance.
Naco Inspires A TV Series
Gustavo Loza, a successful television producer and director of Mexican comedies, including Los Heroes Del Norte, has created a new TV series based on families and friends living on both sides of the border in Naco Sonora and Arizona.
“It’s a dramedy that tells us about the lives of two best friends since childhood. One lives in Naco, Sonora and the other in Naco, Arizona, divided by the fence. Twenty years later they meet again and decide to start an adventure tour and travel agency which is nothing more than a business to cross migrants,” he said about the plot.
Freeport-McMoRan Flirts With Bankruptcy
Anyone who watches the fortunes of Bisbee has to monitor Freeport-McMoRan, the conglomerate that absorbed Phelps Dodge in 2007. Now the debt gambling giant is stumbling towards bankruptcy.
The New York Times blames the oil slump for the spending spree that has forced Bisbee’s corporate lords to begin selling off assets.
Will the old Phelps Dodge holdings go up for sale, along with Bisbee’s mines?
Good Morning Arizona Visits Bisbee for Field Trip Friday
Phoenix television station 3TV brought their Field Trip Friday to Bisbee, interviewing and taking in the cool vibes that chill both tourists and residents alike.
First Americana Music Fest USA Comes to Lowell, Arizona
Lowell Arizona comes alive with the first Americana Music Fest USA, on Saturday March 21st, 2015 from 12 noon till 9pm. Proceeds will benefit the historical restoration of Lowell. Motorcycles, cars, art, brews, and food will be on display along with all day music from many local and regional groups.
Bisbee Plastic Bag Ban Wins Again
Last Tuesday, City of Bisbee Council Voted 4 to 3 in favor of the ordinance banning plastic bags in the Bisbee city limits. Lots of heat, as our local Tea Party wrangles another loss.
Despite the complaints about this being a taxation without represention, the City of Bisbee will continue to be the most progressive and diverse town in Arizona.