BISBEE OBSERVER HEADLINES 10-21-2021


Police investigating sexual misconduct reports made by BUSD Principal and a Greenway parent

Laura Swan

The Bisbee Observer

Two reports made to the Bisbee Police Department on the same day, one by a school official and the other by a parent of a student at Greenway School, concerned about possible sexual misconduct with students are currently under investigation.

According to the Bisbee Police Department call log on Oct. 8, Lowell Junior High School Principal Laura Miller called police to report possible sexual misconduct with a student. Miller stated in the call log she received the information on the school’s on-line safety program.

Officers responded to Miller’s call stating they have confirmed that a report has been filed with the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and that they have spoken with the mother of the alleged victim…read full story (online subscribers only)

Council seeking proposals for new city hall design

Laura Swan

The Bisbee Observer

The Bisbee City Council is moving forward to start the process of rebuilding city hall on Arizona St. four years after it burned by approving a request for proposal (RFP) for architectural services to design a new city hall building.

Bisbee City Manager Stedesignphen Pauken told the council that the RFP on Tuesday night’s agenda was basically the one used two years ago to solicit proposals, adding that a few modifications had been made including language from the city attorney and deadline dates.

He told the council the existing ruins are currently being demolished and the site is being prepared so that a new city hall can be constructed at the 118 Arizona St. location. He added, it is time for the city to move forward and rebuild…read full story (online subscribers only)


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